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Contractors show little interest in laser fountain

Mumbaikars have to wait a little longer if they want to see musical and laser fountain shows in city lakes on the lines of Dubai Mall or Ambey Valley.

Amazon, Capital First in deal to lend to small firms


A day after industrialist Rajan Bharti Mittal pointed out the difficult being faced by SMEs in accessing finance, Amazon has tied up with Capital First Limited, a Mumbai-based non-banking financial co

Bangalore Bio 2016: Medicine of the future is the focus


Union minister for science and technology Harsh Vardhan and Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar Shaw with others during the “16th Bangalore INDIA BIO 2016” in Bengaluru on Tuesday. — R. Samuel

IRDAI norms to cap agent fee in March

IRDAI chairman T.S. Vijayan

After coming under criticism over excessive agent commission, insurance regulator IRDAI on Wednesday said that it will regulate the commission of insurance brokers and final regulations are expected t

Congress takes up medicine price-rise

The Congress has taken up the issue of the rise in the prices of life-saving drugs ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament, saying that it has already conveyed this to the finance minister.

Kandivali Death: Policemen collect body samples

To send it to forensic lab to ascertain drug overdose, rape

NPA fears pull Sensex down, sinks below 24,000


The Indian equity markets extended their losses for the third straight day to closing at their lowest level since May 2014.

Lucknow: Lawyers go on rampage after colleague murder

Lawyers in the high court in Lucknow went on a rampage on Wednesday to protest against the murder of their colleague on Tuesday.

Make in India to have foolproof security

The Mumbai police will deploy at least 617 personnel and 130 officers as part of its security arrangements at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) venue for the ‘Make in India’ week to be held in the city f

Hockey India League-4: UP hammer Punjab at home

UP’s Gonzalo Peillat

Uttar Pradesh Wizards registered their first win on home turf defeating Jaypee Punjab Warriors 4-1 in a fast-paced encounter of the Hockey India League-4 in Lucknow, on Wednesday.

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.