GST will benefit both consumers and states from Day 1: Arun Jaitley
As the volume of trade expands and growth momentum picks up, every state will benefit with the rise in their revenue collections, he said
Govt weighs temporary cap on skyrocketing airfares
Flyers who booked tickets on low-cost carrier SpiceJet for Rs5,000 per person round trip before the crisis, are now forced to pay Rs18,000, one way on the same route on other carriers
Modi intervenes to restart ailing FACT in 15 days
A meeting of chemicals and fertilizers minister Ananth Kumar and petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan with MPs from Kerala has set the stage for restarting production at the plant in about 15 days.
Google to open own campus in Hyderabad: report
Google's proposed permanent centre in Hyderabad will be its third campus, after the previous two in the US and the UK
ONGC stake sale in New Year to fetch govt over Rs14,900 cr
Based on the latest closing price of Rs349.30, the sale of nearly 428 million shares of ONGC could fetch the government about Rs14,940 crore
China's Fosun International raises bid for Club Mediterranee to $1.15 bn
Fosun, China's largest privately held conglomerate, raised its bid offer to €24.60 per share, valuing the Paris-based company at €939 million ($1.15 billion), which is also the eighth offer Club Méd has received since May 2013
India successfully flight-tests naval version of LCA
With the latest test flight, the LCA Naval version has proved its worthiness and is ready for induction into the Indian Navy
Proteins drive cancer cells to change states
When RNA-binding proteins are turned on, cancer cells get locked in a proliferative state, says a new study by MIT researches
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  "We help PC users get organised": Kiron Kasbekar
  Kiron Kasbekar, chairman and managing director of The Information Company, talks to Nasscom's Mukta Anand in an interview about the breakthrough desktop-based software, Organyze, which was recently awarded a patent by the US Patents & Trademarks Office. Reproduced with permission of Nasscom
  Christopher Doyle's Mahabharat quest
  A former multinational CEO, Christopher Doyle, author of 21 titles with more on the way, discusses with Swetha Amit the background of his recent book, The Mahabharata Quest
  Red Flag overshadows Star-Spangled Banner
  China enters 2015 as a $17.6 trillion economy, accounting for 16.5 per cent of the world's economy, whereas the US will slide down to second place with a GDP of $17.4 trillion and 16.3 per cent share of global economy. By C K Unnikrishnan
  Why I say Sachin destroyed my life
  Vikram Sathaye talks about his new book How Sachin Destroyed My Life, his reasons for coming up with this quirky title, his journey as a stand-up comedian and lessons learnt from the world of cricket. By Swetha Amit
  Catering to needs of in-store, online customers boosts marketing effectiveness, revenue
  Marketing efforts are more successful and revenues increase when retailers cater to consumers' preferences and invest in creating certain perceptions of the service environment
  Engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space
  A new ultra-thin multi-layered material can cool buildings without air conditioning by radiating warmth from inside the buildings into space while also reflecting sunlight to reduce incoming heat
  Arun Firodia and the art of innovation on two wheels
  Awarded the Padmashri in 2012, Arun Firodia, chairman, Kinetic Group, talks to Swetha Amit, about his new book Innovation On Two Wheels which traces his journey back to the time when he revolutionised commuting in India,  and his future plans
  IAS memories: so, what's in a surname?
  Retired IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, a former secretary to government of India, and secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, recounts some parochial scrapes that his surname has landed him during his career
  Security impact of drones
  With the globally inevitable use of drones in armed conflict and the development of drone technology can deliver significant benefits for national security policy and the economy, says a new report in the UK
  A spiritual outlook towards money
  Mehrab Irani, general manager, Tata Investment Corporation, talks to Swetha Amit about his financial thriller, Mad Money Journey, : A Financial Adventure that delves into the relationship between man and money
  Less-numerate investors swayed by style, presentation of CSR reports
  Less-numerate investors are more susceptible to style and presentation effects in corporate social responsibility reports, according to research from W. Brooke Elliott, the Roedgers Fellow in Accountancy and Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellow at the College of Business, University of Illinois
  Destimoney's strategy factored in its weakness: Sudip Bandyopadhya
  Sudip Bandyopadhya, managing director and CEO of full service financial organisation Destimony Securities,  talks to Swetha Amit about what sets Destimoney apart from its counterparts, its business models and their future plans
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