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Expatriates lose sheen among Indian recruiters

Hiring of expats declined by one-fourth; firms prefer domestic candidates

ICICI Bank’s profit up by 14%

Private sector lender ICICI Bank on Thursday posted a 14 per cent increase in consolidated profit for the September quarter at Rs 3,065 crore, driven by a surge in non-interest income.

Reforms, delayed fed rate hike boost sensex, nifty

The markets soared to a record high on Thursday as the slew of reform measures announced by the government in the past few days and US Federal Reserve’s decision to maintain lower rate of interest for

After flooding the world with $4 trillion, QE ends

The Federal Reserve decided on Wednesday to end its quantitative easing stimulus programme, after six years of pumping easy money into the US economy via asset purchases to shore up growth.

Strikes hit investment, says Bosch

German auto components giant Bosch, which has faced instances of labour unrest at its different pla-nts in India, on Thursday cautioned that such repeated incidents would impact investments.

SMEs pay 61% of profit in taxes

It needs 33 payments in a year, over 20 hours of time every month and up to 61.7 per cent of profits for a medium-sized company to comply with tax laws in India, making the country one of the worst pl

India's universal healthcare rollout to cost $26 billion

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When the entire population is covered, it would cost an estimated $11.4 billion annually

Co-creator of Android mobile software leaves Google


Andry Rubin, co founder of Android Inc, became Google executive in 2005

Cipla drug kicks off patents row


Taking the patent battle to Novartis, India’s Cipla has launched low-cost generic version of the Swiss drug maker’s respiratory drug Indacaterol sold under the Onbrez brand, while asking the governmen

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.