Chandrasekaran chairs Tata Sons board meeting for the first time
N Chandrasekaran plans to focus on leveraging the collective strength of the group and bring greater rigour to capital allocation so as to deliver superior returns to shareholders
Reliance Jio to end free data from 1 April
The party is not yet over as Reliance Jio plans to extend data offers for existing customers at Rs99 per year for another year
Google, Microsoft agree to block piracy sites in UK-brokered deal
For the first time, global tech giants Google and Microsoft have agreed to tighten up their search engines as part of a crackdown on piracy sites illegally streaming events and films
Toshiba seeking $8.8 bn for majority stake in chip business: report
Debt-laden Toshiba Corp is trying to raise at least $8.8 billion from a majority stake sale in its flash memory business to save the group from the impact of a $6.3 billion write-down of its US nuclear business
India ahead in satellite launches, admits China
China may fast-track the commercialisation of its rocket launches after India's success, Chinese-state run media quoted Chinese officials as saying in a report, titled India's satellite launch ramps up
Haldiram's rules the Indian snacks market, beats global names
Nagpur-based Haldiram's, a business venture which started with a small shop in Rajasthan's Bikaner in 1937, is now the biggest snacks maker in India, with an annual turnover of Rs4,000 crore
 
Union Budget: 2017-18
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Interviews
  A billion dollar journey
  Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO, Institutional Equities, Ambit Capital, in conversation with Swetha Amit about his book The Unusual Billionaires
  How startups can use engagement to reduce attrition and increase productivity
  Ask most startups what their biggest challenge is, and they're quick to say ''Talent''. In other words, 'manpower', and they are right, says Hardik Harsora, co-founder of Effex Business Solution
  Union Budget 2017-18: good, even if not inspiring
  The finnce minister delivered an elaborate and meticulous Budget, mostly  within  stated  policies.  It laboured more than it inspired. India still   awaits   a   transformative   and  inspiring  follow-through  after demonetisation. By Dipen Sheth, head, institutinal research, HDFC Securities
  Rendezvous with the master story teller
  Master Story teller Lord Jeffrey Archer in conversation with Swetha Amit on writing seven books for his Clifton Chronicles series
  What's new about Union Budget 2017-18?
  The demand shock posed by demonetisation derailed the consumption growth story especially in rural areas. Now,expectations are high that the government might announce various measures and increased allocation in the agriculture and social sector says  Dr Arun Singh, lead economist, Dun & Bradstreet India
  Incredible people
  Former Indian Navy officer, Bijay Nair, served for 10 years before taking a voluntary retirement after being diagnosed with a severe thyroid disorder. After participating in marathons of up to 42 km in 13 countries, he deceided to write a book on the extra-ordinary efforts of ordinary people who took to running marathons despite coping with extreme illnesses like cancer or total vision loss. He talks to Swetha Amit about his book on them, They INSpire
  Superbugs may be spreading faster than thought: study
  A family of superbugs known as carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE may be spreading more widely than previously thought and India is notorious for this type of bacteria. By Jagdeep Worah
  The world behind 'Em and the Big Hoom'
  Jerry Pinto, recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, and the 2016 Windham Campbell Prize for fiction for Em and the Big Hoom in conversation with Swetha Amit
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