Deepak Fertilisers to make open offer for 26% stake of Mangalore Chemicals
The acquisition will raise Deepak Fertilisers' stake in Mangalore Chemicals to 26.1 per cent, obliging it launch an open offer for buying at least 26 per cent from the public
SC sets up panel to regulate government ad spend on politicians
The move coincides the President's advice of caution to the Delhi government on publicising certain policies meant for minority welfare
Cognizant acquires US digital video solutions company, Itaas
The acquisition will enable Cognizant to capitalise on the growing demand for greater interactivity, higher personalisation, and innovative content delivery in the multi-screen and video market
Telecom exports could dive 40% with Nokia's Chennai plant closure
Handset exports account for more than half of all telecom product exports from India, and are dominated by Nokia
Valeant tables hostile $45.7 bn bid for Botox maker Allergan
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, Canada's biggest drug maker and one of the most aggressive acquirers, yesterday tabled a hostile $45.7-billion cash and stock bid for Botox maker Allergan Inc
Computer maps 21 distinct emotional expressions - even ''happily disgusted''
The study more than triples the number of facial expressions researchers can use to track the origins of emotions in the brain
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  Online retailers have clear advantage by not collecting sales tax
  Two studies show that consumers spend less at online retailers when they have to pay sales tax – and investors are quite aware of the threat these firms face from new tax-collection laws
  Plugging the hole in Hawking's black hole theory
  Recently physicists have been poking holes again in Stephen Hawking's black hole theory – including Hawking himself
  7 Myths of CEO Succession: are boards taking the right steps to find the next CEO?
  The CEO's departure is, sooner or later, inevitable – but are companies prepared for it?
  How widespread is tax evasion?
  Every 1 per cent increase in the top US tax rate leads to an increase of 2.1 per cent to 2.8 per cent in foreign portfolio investment (FPI) from tax havens by Peter Dizikes
  "We focused on service over rapid growth": Rajiv Srivatsa
  After a tryst with IIM (B) and the corporate world, Rajiv Srivatsa co-founder of 'Urban Ladder'decided to venture into a home décor and furniture start-up. In this interview, he talks to Swetha Amit about the challenges in setting up the online business and its future plans
  What's next for Ukraine?
  While Western leaders are scrambling to find a way to limit Russia's actions, some of  suggest that Russia could incur serious long-term costs from economic sanctions or reduced access to capital. Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office
  Global attack needed to catch credit thieves
  Online credit theft is a global problem that requires a global solution, argues Michigan State University criminologist Thomas Holt in a new report for the National Institute of Justice
  Attractive men fare best in gaining venture capital: MIT study
  You can't judge a startup by the looks of its founder - but many potential investors do;  women and less-attractive men lag in the effort to find financial backing for startups.By Peter Dizikes
  Countries most at risk from Ukraine-style revolt identified
  A teaching tool developed to investigate the relationship between digital technology and political upheaval correctly identified Ukraine as the country most-likely to undergo a revolution
  One ''villain'' of the housing crisis played only a small role
  One of the major factors blamed for the sub prime mortgage crisis may have actually played only a minor role in the housing meltdown, new research by Itzhak Ben-David, an author of the study and assistant professor of finance at Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business, suggests
  Managing Gen Y's expectations is a challenge: Dr Ganesh Natarajan
  Dr Ganesh Natarajan, vice chairman and CEO of Zensar Technologies, talks to Swetha Amit about his new book What we really want, which explores the aspirations of Gen Y, the role of the corporate sector in dealing with these aspirations and the future of the IT industry
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