Return to work at once, HC tells striking Maharashtra docs
'First you resume, we will look into security measures by the state,' the Bombay High Court told the doctors, while Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis made a similar appeal
Aadhar mandatory for I-T; no cap on corporate funding of political parties
The amendments to the Finance Bill removes the cap of 7.5 per cent of average net profits of a corporate entity over a three-year period for political contributions, allowing free flow of corporate funds to political parties
US, UK electronics ban could be boon for Indian carriers
The American and British ban on carry-on electronic devices on planes originating from some countries in West Asia and Africa could prove a boon for Indian airlines
'Trump aides were in touch with Russians to hurt Clinton'
The FBI has reportedly obtained information suggesting that aides of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to coordinate the release of information to damage Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign
 
Union Budget: 2017-18
Economic Survey: 2016-17

Interviews
  Indian consumer goods sector could grow 9-17% over 3 years: study
  India is at the cusp of the FMCG 'S-curve', with significant room to grow over the next 5 to 10 years but the winning brands will be those that achieve greater household penetration, a CII-Bain & Co report says
  Looking beyond the yonder
  Swetha Amit in conversation with India's first blind solo paraglider and Himalayan tandem cyclist Divyanshu Ganatra on his journey and the concept of Adventure Beyond Barriers
  Has Warren Buffet written the requiem for retail stores?
  Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway recently sold $900 million of Walmart stock, leaving Buffet with nearly no shares in the brick-and-mortar retailer, even as he sings the praises of thriving online rival Amazon. By Jagdeep Worah
  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
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