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Ashok K Lahiri: Lessons from Odisha - Business Standard;

Ashok K Lahiri: Lessons from Odisha - Business Standard

Business StandardAshok K Lahiri: Lessons from OdishaBusiness StandardAshok K Lahiri Odisha's growth betters national average at 7.94 per cent reported this newspaper last Sunday. In 2016-17, India grew at about 7.1 per cent. Even in terms of per capita net state domestic product (NSDP), Odisha moved up from being the ...and more »

Mitali Saran: Nationalist baby steps - Business Standard

Mitali Saran: Nationalist baby stepsBusiness StandardMitali Saran Are you a passionate young person? Do you often feel inadequate, and are you beset by inchoate feelings of anger and fear and disempowerment? Do different people and different ideas create feelings of panic? Is your skin thinner than the ...and more »

You can still transact up to Rs 2 lakh a month at your home branch for free - Business Standard

You can still transact up to Rs 2 lakh a month at your home branch for freeBusiness StandardManoj Raikar, a musician, is nonchalant about the number of free transactions he can do at his bank. Before demonetisation, he had not visited his bank branch for over a year. “With the convenience of ATMs, internet banking and debit cards, there's ...and more »

Two is company - Business Standard;

Two is company - Business Standard

Business StandardTwo is companyBusiness StandardPullman-Novotel (L) and Lemon Tree Premium and Red Fox (R) have set up dual branded properties in a few metros. ALSO READ. Indian chains lose out in hospitality battle Hotel start-ups look to franchisee format for profits Indian Hotels to appeal ...and more »

DLF deal delay has Street worried as debt clock ticks - Business Standard;

DLF deal delay has Street worried as debt clock ticks - Business Standard

Business StandardDLF deal delay has Street worried as debt clock ticksBusiness StandardThe DLF stock fell 8.11% on BSE on Thursday a day after the realty major announced its promoters would sign with Singapore's GIC Pte the much-awaited deal to sell their entire 40% stake in DLF Cyber City Developers Ltd (DCCDL). DLF holds about 60% in ...and more »

Only a minority driving the strike: Uber India head Amit Jain - Business Standard;

Only a minority driving the strike: Uber India head Amit Jain - Business Standard

Business StandardOnly a minority driving the strike: Uber India head Amit JainBusiness StandardAt a time when San Francisco-based Uber has been in news for all the wrong reasons, including video footage showing founder Travis Kalanick screaming at a driver and his subsequent apology, the India head of the ride-hailing company Amit Jain engaged ...and more »

SBI Caps strengthens institutional equities business - Business Standard;

SBI Caps strengthens institutional equities business - Business Standard

Business StandardSBI Caps strengthens institutional equities businessBusiness StandardSBI Capital Markets, investment banking and broking arm of State Bank of India (SBI), is in the process of strengthening its institutional equities business. The brokerage plans to leverage the scale and reach of its parent, which deals with nearly a ...and more »

The Strategist Quiz (#500) - Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)

The Strategist Quiz (#500)Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)1. Recently George Stanley's original Art Deco sculpture of the late 1920s was brought back to life. A lost wax process to make a 24-karat gold-finished bronze statuette has replaced a hand-cast method used to produce the trophy. Name the trophy and ...and more »

Readers' Corner: Mutual Funds - Business Standard

Readers' Corner: Mutual FundsBusiness StandardIf turns from debt mutual funds are not guaranteed, why should I invest in these instead of bank FDs? While it is true that debt funds are subject to credit, market and interest-rate risks in the short term, they offer the benefit of professional ...and more »

Your money: Don't rely on your group life cover alone - Business Standard;

Your money: Don't rely on your group life cover alone - Business Standard

Business StandardYour money: Don't rely on your group life cover aloneBusiness StandardA recent survey by Marsh India Insurance Brokers found the percentage of companies offering life insurance coverage as part of employee benefits had increased from 60 per cent in 2010 to 74 per cent in 2016-17. But, the average sum assured has remained ...and more »

Best foot forward - Business Standard;

Best foot forward - Business Standard

Business StandardBest foot forwardBusiness StandardBata is a household name in India, but despite an unmatched brand recall its “value-for-money” identity has not helped appeal to youths who are willing to splurge and associate with premium products more than ever. The Swiss shoemaker, present in India ...and more »

UIDAI files case for alleged misuse of Aadhaar data - Business Standard;

UIDAI files case for alleged misuse of Aadhaar data - Business Standard

Business StandardUIDAI files case for alleged misuse of Aadhaar dataBusiness StandardLogo of Aadhaar. Photo: Twitter (@UIDAI) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has registered a criminal case against unknown persons after it found that biometric details of individuals were illegally stored and used for carrying out ...and more »

Fixing the minimum premium price: The insurance cartel may just be back - Business Standard

Fixing the minimum premium price: The insurance cartel may just be backBusiness StandardHeads of leading general insurance companies in India are quite busy these days. That's understandable as business is booming (the non-life segment is growing at a fast clip of nearly 30 per cent), but there is another reason for their super-hectic ...and more »

AV Rajwade: The spectre of a currency war - Business Standard;

AV Rajwade: The spectre of a currency war - Business Standard

Business StandardAV Rajwade: The spectre of a currency warBusiness StandardA V Rajwade Whatever the logic of Donald Trump's criticism of other countries running trade surpluses with the US through currency manipulation, the possibility of his imposing import duties can hardly be ruled out. He has certainly highlighted trade ...and more »

9% growth target: How India can sustain GDP momentum - Business Standard;

9% growth target: How India can sustain GDP momentum - Business Standard

Business Standard9% growth target: How India can sustain GDP momentumBusiness StandardIn the medium to long run, gross domestic product (GDP) growth will depend on the increases in the supply and productivity of capital and labour. While the growth of labour supply depends on the growth of working age population and changes in labour ...and more »

Did the surge in manufacturing data ride on channel pushing? - Business Standard;

Did the surge in manufacturing data ride on channel pushing? - Business Standard

Business StandardDid the surge in manufacturing data ride on channel pushing?Business StandardDid the jump in manufacturing data for the third quarter of 2016-17 ride on the back of channel pushing by manufacturers, in December? This is a possibility as India's former chief statistician Pronab Sen points out. But while government's tax data ...and more »

Building on the middle-class dream - Business Standard;

Building on the middle-class dream - Business Standard

Business StandardBuilding on the middle-class dreamBusiness StandardIn the concluding part of a two-part series, Business Standard looks at how the govt is expected to offer sops to raise demand and supply of affordable housing after the elections To create traction in the 'Housing for All' scheme, the government is ...and more »

Foreign investors rush in as mutual funds fear to tread - Business Standard;

Foreign investors rush in as mutual funds fear to tread - Business Standard

Business StandardForeign investors rush in as mutual funds fear to treadBusiness StandardMutual funds shed equities after six long months, even as foreigners continued loading up on shares, their investments climbing to a six-month high in February. Even as mutual funds dumped stocks worth Rs 78 crore in February, foreigners shopped ...and more »

Tax structuring: Caution and care, post Budget - Business Standard;

Tax structuring: Caution and care, post Budget - Business Standard

Business StandardTax structuring: Caution and care, post BudgetBusiness StandardVikas Vasal A pragmatic approach has been adopted in this year's Union Budget to boost consumption and investment, with focus on rural development, infrastructure and digitisation. On the tax policy front, there are a few clear themes emerging from the ...and more »

Pollution norms for thermal power plants not deferred as yet - Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog);

Pollution norms for thermal power plants not deferred as yet - Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)

Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)Pollution norms for thermal power plants not deferred as yetBusiness Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)The Union environment ministry has not yet deferred the imposition of stricter pollution norms for thermal power plants, a demand the power ministry has repeatedly made. After at least two rounds of formal consultations between the ministries, a ...and more »