RBI holds rates as food prices surge
Reserve Bank today decided to keep the policy repo rate at which it lends to banks and the cash reserve ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks unchanged at 7.25 per cent and 4.0 per cent, respectively
Govt, Naga rebels sign historic peace accord
The peace pact ends six decades of insurgency in the North East and puts Nagaland on the path of development
US coal miner Alpha Resources files for bankruptcy
Even as President Barack Obama outlined the new Climate Act that is expected to hit the coal industry, Alpha Natural Resources Inc, the second-biggest coal miner in the US, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
Why don't men live as long as women?
A new study from University of Southern California reveals that vulnerability to heart disease is the biggest culprit behind a surge in higher death rates for men versus women during the 20th century
Making the new silicon
Gallium nitride is poised to become the next semiconductor for power electronics, enabling much higher efficiency than silicon
 
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Interviews
  Unshackling infrastructure industry from the working capital plight
  Chronic delays have spiraled infrastructure companies into working capital cycles, which are among the longest in the world, putting pressure on cash flows leading to higher debt and lower returns, say Vector Consulting Group's Satyashri Mohanty, director, and Dr Shelja Jose Kuruvilla, research head
  Ronnie Screwvala: Looking back at the road less travelled
  Ronnie Screwvala, founder of UTV group, Unilazer Ventures and Swades Foundation, talks to Swetha Amit about his roller coaster journey of entrepreneurship
  India has opportunity for 'big bang' economic reform, says US expert
  ''Make In India'' goals of manufacturing reaching 25 per cent of gross domestic product and creating 100 million new jobs by 2022 are worthwhile for inspirational purposes but do not appear to be realistic, says Russel Green, who served as the US Treasury's first financial attaché to India from 2008 to 2011
  A contemporary avatar of The Ramayana
  Amish Tripathi, former banker turned author, talks to Swetha Amit about his first book of the Ram Chandra Series
  A Yale economist's take on the Greek debt crisis
  Greece and its European creditors are struggling to agree on new bailout terms to prevent a complete collapse of the Greek economy If no agreement is reached by July 20, Greece will default on a $3.9 billion bond repayment to the European Central Bank (ECB), which could force the cash-strapped nation to begin printing its own national currency. By Michael Cummings
  'Make in India', what an idea !
  Vivek Agnihotri, retired IAS officer is a former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India, recalls Arun Shourie's initiative in 1999 to generate ideas towards "make in India"
  SRK: The commoner who became king
  Koral Dasgupta, academic, management consultant and content editor, talks to Swetha Amit about the brand called Shahrukh Khan and his strong connect with consumer behaviour
  Traders' hormones 'may destabilise financial markets'
  The hormones testosterone and cortisol may destabilise financial markets by making traders take more risks, according to a study
  Unveiling the mystery behind the mystic jewel
  Dev Prasad, senior IT professional and author of Pitch It talks to Swetha Amit about the mythological legend of the Shyamantaka gem, which was a gift from the Sun God during the reign of Lord Krishna
  Gaming In The Workplace: Mixing Work and Play Can Motivate Employees
  Monica Rozenfeld, associate editor for the publication of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers highlights the importance of gamification at workplace
  Fate accomplished
  Vivek Agnihotri, retired IAS officer is a former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India, reminisces about a cross-service friendship struck over his years in service
  A reflection on rural India
  Vishwas Patil, author of the acclaimed Marathi novels Panipat, Sambhaji and Mahanayak talks to Swetha Amit about the impact of rehabilitation on rural India
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