Rolls-Royce cuts dividend for tghe first time sine 1992
Following five consecutive profit warnings in two years, Rolls-Royce Holdings plc on Friday cut its 2015 dividend - for the first time in 24-years
Jaitley offers to empower banks to recover bad loans as NPAs mount
The finance minister's assurance comes after the nation's top lender State Bank of India wrote off Rs3,697 crore and sold Rs395 crore of bad loans to asset reconstruction companies in Q3 of 20151-6
Wipro acquires US firm HealthPlan Services for $460 mn
In its second-largest acquisition, Wipro has acquired US-based HealthPlan Services from private equity firm Water Street Healthcare Partners
Record for fastest data rate set
Researchers in the UK have achieved a rate of 1.125 Tb/s as part of research on the capacity limits of optical transmission systems, designed to address the growing demand for fast data rates
Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics
Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells
Scientists detect gravitational waves predicted by Einstein hundred years ago
For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe, which opens an unprecedented new window onto the cosmos
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  Success Sutra in management
  Devdutt Pattanaik, author and leadership consultant talks to Swetha Amit on Indian beliefs about leadership, success and wealth and the constant desire to attain more
  Pulse rate: collateral benefit
  The process of coping with scarcities can be quite trying for a bureaucrat, says Vivek K Agnihotri, former secretary general, Rajya Sabha
  What does the Chinese slowdown mean for the world?
  China's slowing economy has rattled markets around the world. Yale School of Management's Stephen Roach, the former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, says it's good that China is making a much-needed transition-but other countries will need to adapt to a new normal
  That "on top of the world" feeling
  Arunima Sinha, Padmashri, the first woman amputee to scale Mount Everest talks to Swetha Amit about her expedition and how she overcame the challenge of learning to walk and climb using prosthetic limbs
  Sticking to SMART management is no longer smart
  Is 2016 the year to rethink the widely accepted SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, timely) school of business management? IMD business school's Professor Amit Mukherjee says the fall of hierarchy and the rise of networks in today's business environment challenge traditional management styles
  Introspecting on the purpose of life
  Dr N S Rajan, group chief human resources officer, and member, group executive council of Tata Sons,.talks to Swetha Amit about making people introspect on his two liners
  Net neutrality debate: a case for Free Basics
  It makes sense that those using greater bandwidth should pay more, but what is objectionable is the 'speeding up' or 'slowing down' of sponsored and non-sponsored bits, argues Probir Roy, co-founder PayMate
  Viewing the world through a different lens
  R Gopalakrishnan, Director of Tata Sons, distinguished business leader and author of books talks to Swetha Amit about viewing the world through a different lens
  A tale of two ministers
  The process of coping with the temperament of ministers can be quite trying for a bureaucrat, writes Vivek K Agnihotri, former secretary general, Rajya Sabha
  Achala Joshi, not just another writer
  Achala Joshi, 77, who has been awarded a string of medals and certificates in recognition of her work in education, social work, business and literature, is possibly the first woman to make and market wine in the country. Better known for her passionate involvement in the uplift of abandoned women and children, Joshi talks to Austin Lobo, about her book, An Amazing Grace, on her renowned brother, late Dr Ajit Phadke
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