GVK Power set to bag Rs16,000-cr Navi Mumbai airport project
With the project monitoring panel clearing the airport project, GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd, which developed the Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), only needs government nod to begin project work
General Electric profit down 10% at $1.8 bn in July-Sept quarter
GE's new CEO John Flannery vowed to shed more than $20 billion worth of assets and hold executives accountable for failing to deliver after what he called ''horrible'' results in the third quarter
12 years after closure, CBI seeks to reopen Bofors kickbacks case
The CBI, seeking to reopen the Bofors scandal 12 years after the Delhi High Court quashed all proceedings against the Hinduja brothers in the case, has sought government permission to challenge the 2005 ruling in the Supreme Court
Hero logs record Dhanteras sales, TVS does well as rural demand picks up
The country's largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp has recorded its highest ever single-day sales of over three lakh vehicles on 17 October, Dhanteras day.
Beer enhances ability to speak foreign language: study
Though it is well known that alcohol impairs cognitive, motor functions and mental functions, a study at Maastricht University has found that drinking a pint of beer may boost foreign language skills
New NASA study improves search for habitable worlds
New NASA research is helping to refine our understanding of candidate planets beyond our solar system that might support life
 
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  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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