Mahindra in talks to buy Peugeot's scooter unit: report
The acquisition of Peugeot Motocycles would give Mahindra the necessary technology to compete with rivals Hero MotoCorp Ltd and Honda Motor Co
State bypolls: BJP loses 13 of its 24 seats across 3 states
Within four months of sweeping the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Bhartiya Janata Party received another drubbing at state assembly by-elections today with the party losing 13 out of the 24 seats held by it in the three states of UP, Rajasthan and Gujarat
OECD sees India's GDP growing at 5.7% in 2014
The Paris-based organisation has projected a moderate expansion in most major advanced and emerging economies and weaker growth in the euro area
US bombs begin to rain down on ISIL positions amid Paris talks
The US has carried out its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants under a new strategy to "degrade and destroy" the group
Irate passengers in Pak force 'VIPs' off plane for delaying flight
Air passengers in India who have experienced the frustration of having their flights held up due to the late arrival of a 'VIP' passenger might want to take a leaf from the book of their Pakistani neighbours
Croma, Snapdeal in online sales alliance
Croma and Snapdeal will now leverage their offline and online presence respectively in a mutually advantageous deal
TUI Travel to merge with parent to create £5.2-bn tourism giant
The merger would see TUI Travel, which serves 30 million customers join TUI AG, owner of 230 hotels and seven cruise ships
Govt moves to wind up major loss-making PSUs like Air India
Union government officials are meeting today to discuss proposals to shut down some loss-making state-owned companies, risking a conflict with powerful trade unions
Harvard's Wyss Institute to refine smart suit for US defence agency
DARPA's Warrior Web program seeks to develop technologies to prevent and reduce musculoskeletal injuries for military personnel.
Seismic gap may cause major quake near Istanbul: MIT research
After tracking seismic shifts, researchers say a major quake may occur off the coast of Istanbul
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  "Rules of the game was a tongue in cheek title": Dr Sumit Chowdhury
  Dr Sumit Chowdhury, president, Reliance JioInfocom, and author of the book Rules of the Game, and an avid marathon runner and a cyclist who has several runs and long distance cycling trips to his credit, a musician and an artist, talks to Swetha Amit about learning to manage ones career as a game
  Real estate transactions go online
  In the last couple of years, real estate sector has seen the emergence of websites as a low-cost tool to connect buyers and sellers. By Advitiya Sharma, co-founder and marketing head,
  A sandwich is a sandwich even if the filling is different
  Ashwin Sanghi, entrepreneur and novelist talks to Swetha Amit talks about his latest book, Private India which he co authored with American thriller writer James Patterson
  Do we have a Right to Service?
  Maintenance is not considered a responsibility by most governmental institutions…Be it in the case of road construction, rail services, low-income housing and much more, says well-known quality consultant Suresh Lulla, founder and mentor, Qimpro Consultants
  Don't flirt with rural marketing
  Doyen of rural communications and marketing, R V Rajan, founder, Anugrah Madison Advertising, talks to Swetha Amit about his new book Don't Flirt with Rural Marketing, and what it takes for companies to enhance their sustainability in the rural markets
  Who is running the show?
  In the days ahead the new government will face a multitude of internal contradictions, pressures from self-interest groups, and events outside its control within the country and outside, says senior journalist and political commentator Kumar Ketkar
  Climate change and air pollution will combine to curb food supplies: study
  Ozone and higher temperatures can combine to reduce crop yields, warns a new study from MIT. By David L. Chandler,  MIT News Office
  A New York techie returns to aid Indian organic cotton farming
  Apurva Kothari, worked with Fortune 500 companies in the US, before starting No Nasties, an organisation that designs 100-per cent organic T-shirts. The increasing rate of farmer suicides in India propelled him to return to India to work with the farmers directly. In this interview, with Swetha Amit, Kothari talks about his journey as an entrepreneur, organic clothing and his future plans in generating support for this movement.
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