Cisco Systems to acquire BroadSoft Inc: report
Cisco is close to striking a deal to buy US telecommunications software firm BroadSoft Inc for around $2 billion
Essar completes construction of Ro-Ro terminals in Gujarat
The Ro-Ro ferry service, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated on Sunday, will bring down travel time between Gujarat's Ghogha and Dahej ports from 7 hours to just over an hour
Tesla's Shanghai plant may be first wholly-owned facility in China
Tesla has reached an agreement with authorities in Shanghai to set up a wholly-owned plant in China, making it the first foreign automaker to be permitted to do so
PIL filed against Rajastan bill to shield babus, lawmakers from scrutiny
A lawyer today filed a public interest litigation in the Rajasthan high court against a controversial bill introduced in the Rajastan assembly, which seeks to bar courts from taking up complaints against public servants
Toyota puts brakes on hybrid Camry as high GST cuts demand
Toyota Kirloskar Motor, the Indian arm of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp, has halted the production of its hybrid Camry as sales declined a steep 73 per cent after tax incidence on the cars hit 43 per cent under the GST regime
Abe's big election win bolsters Japanese markets
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who assumed office in December 2012, now looks set to secure a third three-year term as LDP leader next September and go on to become Japan's longest-serving premier
NASA finds Mars has a twisted magnetic tail
Mars' magnetotail is formed when magnetic fields carried by the solar wind join with the magnetic fields embedded in the Martian surface in a process called magnetic reconnection, says the study
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  Sita's Sister: a most unusual theme

Kavita Kane, best-selling author of Karna's wife: the outcast's queen, Sita's sister', Menaka's choice and 'Lanka's princess, and a self-confessed afficionado of theatre and cinema,  in conversation with Swetha Amit about her books.

  Heads-up, CEOs - corporate social responsibility may get you fired, study finds
  Investing in product safety, employee diversity and carbon footprint reduction are all examples of CSR  that can result in high praise for a chief executive - or get them fired. New research shows that CSR investments can be a double-edged sword - do well and they'll buffer you from dismissal, do poorly and you're more likely lose your job
  Riding the entrepreneurial wave
  Former executive director of Tata Sons Alan Rosling, and now co-founder of Kiran Energy Solar Power Pvt. Ltd, in conversation with Swetha Amit on his book Boom Country?
  Middle managers may turn to unethical behaviour to face unrealistic expectations
  Unrealistic goal setting leads to deceptive tatcics that can harm an organisation in several ways, including its bottom line through the awarding of bonuses based on this deceptive performance, and also because upper management makes strategic decisions and allocates resources based on a business unit's feigned success
  Aedes to Zika, an Infectious Journey
  Drawing exhaustively on research and scientific data, medical professionals Ishrat Syed and Kalpana Swaminathan have cut through the clutter of misinformation to present to lay readers a comprehensive biography of the Zika Virus, in their book, The Secret Life of Zika Virus
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