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PM speaks on economic growth, reforms: Full speech

PM speaks on economic growth, reforms: Full speech

Saturday September 22, 2012

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke about India's economic growth and reforms at the Conference on Economic Growth in Asia and Changes of Corporate Environment on Saturday. He reiterated the need for reforms and said that good governance is good economics. Here is the full text of his speech.

Must build climate that attracts investment, says Manmohan Singh on growth

Must build climate that attracts investment, says Manmohan Singh on growth

Saturday September 22, 2012

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke about India's economic growth on Saturday. Here are higlights of his speech.

Manmohan Singh pitches for reforms again; says good governance is good economics

Manmohan Singh pitches for reforms again; says good governance is good economics

Saturday September 22, 2012

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pitched for reforms again on Saturday by saying that we must build climate that attracts investment and appreciates innovation. The PM was speaking at the Conference on Economic Growth in Asia and Changes of Corporate Environment at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

Naveen Jindal tops executive pay chart with Rs 73.4 cr package

Naveen Jindal tops executive pay chart with Rs 73.4 cr package

Sunday September 23, 2012

Naveen Jindal has topped the executive pay charts for listed companies in the country with a package of Rs 73.42 crore for the last fiscal 2011-12, which grew by over Rs six crore from previous year.

FDI in retail not a threat to kirana shops: Montek

FDI in retail not a threat to kirana shops: Montek

Sunday September 23, 2012

Allying fears that opening up of the retail sector for FDI will hurt small kirana shops, Plan Panel Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said modern retail is an expanding segment and it would more than double in a very short time.

No change in 'charitable' culture after Ratan Tata retires: Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

No change in 'charitable' culture after Ratan Tata retires: Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

Sunday September 23, 2012

Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, the Warwick-based engineer and academic who was a member of the panel that chose Cyrus Mistry as the next chairman of the Tata group of companies, says that the "same charitable culture" will continue in the company.

Buffett's legacy to children: $47 billion fortune plus philanthropy

Buffett's legacy to children: $47 billion fortune plus philanthropy

Sunday September 30, 2012

As they work to give away part of Warren Buffett's roughly $47 billion fortune, his three children have adopted an approach that looks remarkably similar to their father's technique for making all that money. Like Buffett, each relies on tiny staffs. And just like their father invests only in businesses he understands, they restrict their giving to their targeted projects.

We are on the reform path: Chidambaram

We are on the reform path: Chidambaram

Thursday October 04, 2012

In an interview to the BBC, Finance minister P Chidambaram promised more reforms in banking, insurance and other sectors, and added that the country will 'return to 9 per cent growth'. -We will return to 9 per cent growth once we address certain fundamental constraints,- he said.

Remembering Steve Jobs on his first death anniversary

Remembering Steve Jobs on his first death anniversary

Friday October 05, 2012

The man who shaped contemporary consumer technology died on October 5, 2011. Steve Jobs battled cancer and other health issues for several years and had a rare form of pancreatic cancer.

Surjeet Singh appointed as MD and CEO of Subex

Surjeet Singh appointed as MD and CEO of Subex

Friday October 05, 2012

Business support systems for communications service providers Subex today appointed Surjeet Singh as Managing Director and CEO with immediate effect.

Full statement: DLF denies Kejriwal's allegations

Full statement: DLF denies Kejriwal's allegations

Sunday October 07, 2012

A day after activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal said that businessman and Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra was given an interest-free loan of Rs.65 crore from DLF, which also sold him vast amounts of property at hefty bargains in return for favours from the Congress, DLF today stated that the allegations raised against it are completely baseless and untrue. Here's the statement issued by DLF.

Nobel Literature prize to be announced Oct 11

Nobel Literature prize to be announced Oct 11

Wednesday October 10, 2012, Stockholm

The 2012 Nobel Literature Prize will be announced at 1100 GMT on Thursday, organisers said, with Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami the bookmakers' favorite to win the 8 million crown award.

Mukesh Ambani richest Indian with personal wealth of $19.3 bn, says research firm Hurun

Mukesh Ambani richest Indian with personal wealth of $19.3 bn, says research firm Hurun

Wednesday October 10, 2012, New Delhi

Energy tycoon and Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani is the country's richest man with a personal fortune of $19.3 billion, says a report.

What makes Big B a Big Brand

What makes Big B a Big Brand

Thursday October 11, 2012

On his 70th birthday, we give you seven reasons why Big B also means the Biggest Brand.

Chidambaram calls for 'calibrated risks' from RBI

Chidambaram calls for 'calibrated risks' from RBI

Saturday October 13, 2012

In an interview with Reuters, Chidambaram said the government was committed to "fiscal correction", a nod to rating agencies that have threatened to make India the only BRIC nation with a junk credit status, even accounting for recent economic reforms.