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BEST UNIVERSITIESRati Bannerjee is at the most exciting stage of her life, where the joy of entering college overpowers the pain of leaving school. A student of Sacred Heart Convent in Tatanagar, Jharkhand, Rati has big dreams. A sprawling campus with an updated library, beautiful hostel and advanced recreational facilities form a part of the 17-year-old's dreams.“Most traditional...
Your wish, our command   23 May, 2015
Imagine a day in which everything goes wrong. You wake up in the morning and realise you are out of shaving cream. There are no eggs in the fridge. Your car has a flat tyre so you have to hail a cab and when you finally reach office, you only have the prospect of lunch at your canteen—dry chapattis and watery dal—to look forward to. You get back home disillusioned when you realise...
Jaitley promises better tax regime for companies   22 May, 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley struck a conciliatory tone towards investors on Friday, promising to tax corporate profits at competitive rates and saying the government would do all in its power to implement a new goods and services tax (GST) on time.Foreign portfolio investors have complained about surprise tax claims and, during a news conference to mark Prime Minister Narendra...
Maximum fun   27 May, 2015
They call it “The New MINI. The New Original”. You know what? They are spot on!The MINI Cooper D 3-Door is a hoot. It has everything you want in a small car. It can zip through traffic in style and can perform incredible feats on crowded roads. Remember Matt Damon's Paris chase in The Bourne Identity? If you found yourself admiring his MINI, wait till you see the new model. Drive...
SBI net profit up by 20 percent   22 May, 2015
Kolkata: State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday said its net profit during the 2014-15 fiscal increased by over 20 percent at Rs.13,102 crore against Rs.10,891 crore during 2013-14 along with an improvement in asset quality.India's largest commercial bank's net interest income during the review period rose by over 12 percent at Rs.55,015 crore compared to the earnings of Rs.49,282 crore in...
Education cess ineffective from June 1   21 May, 2015
Cabinet approves 'Namami Gange' programme   13 May, 2015
SpiceJet says to raise more funds, increase fleet size   21 May, 2015
Global smartphone growth to further slow down: IDC   27 May, 2015
SpiceJet says to increase fleet size   21 May, 2015
Central banks playing with fire: Rajan   20 May, 2015
Tata Motors launches GenX Nano   19 May, 2015
Expectations from new govt were 'probably unrealistic': Rajan   20 May, 2015
Room with a view   16 May, 2015
India ranks highest in global consumer confidence survey   20 May, 2015
Transport fuel prices hiked   16 May, 2015
Central banks should not ignore global responsibilities: Rajan   20 May, 2015
UN raises projections for India's growth   20 May, 2015
Tough times ahead for public sector banks   15 May, 2015
India looking to acquire oil assets abroad   15 May, 2015
Project-exit policy for highways developers   13 May, 2015
India presses Switzerland for info on Indian accounts   16 May, 2015
India approves share sales in IOC, NTPC   13 May, 2015
Myntra on app-only mode from today   15 May, 2015
Facebook ties up with publishers to directly inject news   13 May, 2015
Riding for a fall   11 May, 2015
Meals on the move   11 May, 2015
Maruti gets past 1.5 cr production milestone   12 May, 2015
Modi eyes $10-bn deals during China visit: Daily   14 May, 2015
Imported gas to revive idle power plants   13 May, 2015
iPunch together   11 May, 2015
Global banks want share in start-up boom   11 May, 2015
Rajnath launches social security schemes   10 May, 2015
K.V. Kamath named first BRICS bank head   11 May, 2015
GST bill coming up before RS on Monday   10 May, 2015
Building on pillars of good governance   12 May, 2015
Goa likely to see 10 mn tourists by 2017   09 May, 2015
Flipkart in no rush to go public   07 May, 2015
IBM, Facebook in new partnership   07 May, 2015
Tolls are required, but looking at giving some relief: Gadkari   09 May, 2015
US business urged to seize India's potential   07 May, 2015
IT dept looks to redress taxpayer grievances   11 May, 2015
Nod for pan-India GST regime   06 May, 2015
Sahara agrees to pay bail to release Subrata Roy   08 May, 2015
Climate change sparks tension in tea gardens   05 May, 2015
General Motors set to storm India   04 May, 2015
Facebook launches platform   04 May, 2015
'Smart cities can blend heritage'   03 May, 2015
Microsoft opens door to Android, Apple phone apps   30 April, 2015
India becoming one of world's fastest growing economies: IMF   07 May, 2015
AC use poised to spike worldwide   29 April, 2015
Cabinet approves changes to Companies Act   29 April, 2015
Real estate bill to go to select committee   06 May, 2015
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