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Zehra Naqvi
Why do we believe in god?

Is there a supernatural force that guides us or is it just a human construct? Is there an afterlife at the end of this one, or is this the only beginning and end?

Falaknaaz Syed
Fraud-hit PNB likely to report higher losses in coming quarters

State-owned Punjab National Bank is likely to report substantially higher losses in the current quarter and in FY19 as well, which, along with a sharp rise in its stressed assets portfolio, may sig

Sangeetha G.
Artificial intelligence to catch rogue borrowers

PNB fraud could be an eye-opener.

Michael Gonsalves
Brazil’s Maxion to set up aluminium wheels facility near Pune

The $1.8-billion Maxion Wheels, a division of Sao Paulo Stock Exchange-listed Iochpe Maxion, the world’s biggest wheel manufacturer for passenger and commercial vehicles, is setting up an aluminum

Falaknaaz Syed
Moody’s place PNB under review for downgrade

Global rating agencies Moody’s and Fitch have placed state owned Punjab National Bank under review for downgrade as they await clarity on the impact of fraud on the lender’s financial position.

Michael Gonsalves
Audi Q5 gets 500 bookings within a month of its launch

The Indian appetite for luxury cars is growing even as everything in the economy looks gloomy.

Falaknaaz Syed
RBI intervention stems rupee plunge, still ends 58p lower against dollar

Weakness in domestic stocks weighed on the rupee, which lost a massive 58 paise to end at a fresh three-month low of 64.79 against the US dollar.

Ashwin J Punnen
Seafood exports to cross $6 bn in current fiscal: MPEDA

Buoyed by aquaculture growth, enhanced processing capacity and favourable market conditions, India’s export earnings from marine products could cross $6-billion mark during the current fiscal, acco

Sandeep Bamzai
Cut & Thrust: Banking’s alphabet soup

My head these last few days is spinning with the onslaught of the alphabet soup. Truth, it is said, has a mind of its own and it always manages to emerge from the cracks and be heard.

M Muneer
Big Shifts in Supply Chain

Price competition has grown more intense in most sectors we know primarily because purchasing managers exert much more influence over suppliers in business to business.

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