SoftBank's investments in India may cross $10 billion
SoftBank made a $350 million investment as part of its commitment to a $20-billion three-way joint venture with Bharti Enterprises and Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group in India to generate 20 gigawatts of renewable energy
Sebi to sell 4,700 acres of Sahara land, raise Rs6,500 cr
The properties that Sebi proposes to sell are spread across 14 states and consist of 60 different land parcels against Sahara's total holdings of 33,633 acres
BrahMos may be exported to select countries: report
BrahMos, a short-range supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land, is considered the world's fastest cruise missile
India rejects Apple proposal to sell refurbished iPhones
Apple chief executive Tim Cook seems to have gained little from his India visit, as the government has rejected the company's two key proposals – for selling refurbished iPhones and for waiving the 30 per cent local sourcing norm
Soon, waitlisted passengers may get berths on 'clone trains'
Indian Railways plans to launch 'clone trains' on high-demand routes that will be run within an hour of a scheduled train's departure to accommodate those on the waiting list
Sun Pharma gets US subpoena over drugs pricing
The subpoena comes amid a wider probe by US regulators into steep increases in the prices of generic medicines in recent years
Recession of 2008-10 led to uptick in cancer deaths: study
Increases in the unemployment rate were associated with additional cancer deaths except in countries where access to health care coverage did not depend on employment
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  Market experts are beginning to believe that Apple's total focus on hand-held screens and apps may be its undoing, as rivals – especially Google – are stealing a march on what could be the next big thing, which is artificial intelligence
  Leadership lessons from the giant skip
  A leader, Lao Tzu said, is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: "we did it ourselves", says corporate trainer Arun Rao, founder-director, Focus Adventure India
  Failing antibiotics could kill millions, says report
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  Wisdom lessons from the best leaders
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  Power and telephony: how things have changed
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  Being more than a five-point someone
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  Budding IAS officers, returning to their training academy for the final polish after a year in the field, were asked how they coped with VVIP visitors. Their replies make interesting reading.  By Vivek K. Agnihotri, former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India
  Inspirational managers may harm workers' health
  A new study suggests that a transformational leader who encourages their group to make an extra effort at work may exacerbate sickness absence, as high levels of presenteeism may result in reduced opportunities for recovery
  Cloud computing wars enter new phase
  Three of the world's most well-known companies are engaged in a ferocious battle for control of cloud computing. Estimated to be worth about a trillion dollars, Amazon, Microsoft and Google are battling it out, hoping to dominate the cloud business. Nithin Rao reports
  Catching the fast train to success
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  Those who are (and are not) sheltered from the Panama Papers
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  Is risk-taking contagious?
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