NHPC eyes Nepal's $2.5-bn power project pulled out from China: report
India's state-owned National Hydro Power Corporation Ltd (NHPC) could bid for a $2.5-billion hydropower project in Nepal, after Kathmandu cancelled a deal with China's Gezhouba Group Corp
L&T wins Rs8,650-cr contract for Mumbai Trans Harbour Link
The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link will serve as an economic gateway to Navi Mumbai connecting it to Nhava Sheva Port, the Mumbai Pune Expressway and the Mumbai Goa Highway
Modi moots mobile-linking of a billion Aadhaar-linked bank accounts
With global endorsement to measures like demonetisation, GST and Aadhaar, the Modi government appears confident of implementing policies aimed at making the economy more transparent and formalise the digital economy
In first post-Doklam talks, India, China agree to maintain peace
Coming almost 75 days after the armed standoff at Doklam, the talks ''reviewed all sectors of the India-China border'' and were held ''in a constructive and forward-looking manner"
Norway's $1-trn sovereign fund mulls divesting oil, gas stocks
In a sign that the future of oil does not inspire confidence, Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is considering divesting its holdings in international petroleum companies
METI message en route to ETs in star system 70 trillion miles away
The message, which includes pieces of music, math and technology, was transmitted to the GJ273 star system, over 70 trillion miles (112 trillion km) away, over three days in October and includes instructions about how they should reply to us on a day 25 years from now
Union Budget: 2017-18
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  Real estate: the struggle for reforms
  RERA will eliminate fly-by-night operators entering the business of real estate. As the new paradigm emerges, it is clear that developers need to be highly compliant, transparent and extremely well capitalised, says Surendra Hiranandani, CMD, House of Hiranandani
  No cock-and-bull on the road, but real life experiences
  A unique social venture, launched by a former journalist and backed by Mahindra & Mahindra, works for the education of daughters of Indian truck drivers. Ramesh Kumar reports
  First white-box testing model finds thousands of errors in self-driving cars
  Researchers have created the first efficient testing approach for deep learning platforms used in self-driving cars, malware-detection and other systems
  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 tactics 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
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