January 18, 2012
Cheaper food items, including fruit and vegetables, pulled down the Consumer Price Index (CPI) by 0.44 per cent month-on-month in December 2011.
The CPI, based on retail prices, stood at...
November 10, 2011
K.V. Thomas, Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has said that the consultation process on the draft Food Security Bill has been completed by in...
October 21, 2011
St. Paul’s Cathedral has closed to the public because of Occupy London Stock Exchange protesters camped outside, church officials said on Friday. The Dean of St. Paul’s, Rev. Graeme Know...
August 6, 2011
Nigeria’s financial authorities have nationalised three troubled banks that were earlier rescued by the country’s central bank during a financial crises triggered by debt mismanagement...
August 2, 2011
The BSE Sensex dipped over 204 points to 5-week low of 18,109.89 today, amid the lowering of GDP growth forecast for this fiscal and fizzling out of the global relief rally after the US had...
July 13, 2011
China’s rapid economic growth slowed in the latest quarter to a still robust 9.5 per cent, easing fears of an abrupt slowdown and giving Beijing room to tighten controls to fight surging...
June 11, 2011
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said that even though the southern region performed well on many economic parameters, in terms of GDP growth, there has been a slowdown as compared...
June 5, 2011
ISSUE A system should be in place to ensure that the experience at ration shops is hassle-free »
March 22, 2011
When customers are not going back to the old ways of banking, the only option you have as a bank is to move forward with them; else they will pass right by you, at warp speed, observes Brett...
February 22, 2011
Millennial kids do not go by marketing messages that say a product is cool; they decide for themselves what is cool, and so it is not a characteristic you can deliberately plan or chase, wri...
November 12, 2011
City leaders across the U.S. are feeling increasing pressure to shut down Occupy protest encampments after two men died in shootings and two others were found dead inside their tents this week....
October 31, 2011
Making common cause locally can give Occupiers more staying power than anti-globalisation protests.
September 24, 2011
The decision by the Union Railway Ministry, as announced by Minister for Railways Dinesh Trivedi in Thiruvananthapuram on September 19, to lay the foundation stone for the Kanjikode railway coach...
August 6, 2011
It was at a two-day solar PV (photovoltaic) training workshop – recently organised in the city by iPLON GmbH, Germany, and supported by Energy Alternatives India, Chennai – that I met...
July 27, 2011
Entrepreneur and management guru S. Rajeev, who recently took over as Director of the Asian School of Business, talks about the need for a mutually beneficial relationship between academia and industry »
June 16, 2011
Health officials of the Tiruchi Corporation conducted a surprise inspection at a canteen at the Kalaiarangam theatre complex in the city on Thursday and seized packaged eatables without manufactu...
June 5, 2011
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday directed district magistrates of the Jangalmahal belt to ensure that “bureaucratic red-tapism” did not come in the way of foo...
May 3, 2011
“Inflation ho ya recession, humari country mein shaadiyan hoti rehti hai.” (Whether there's inflation or recession, weddings keep happening in our country) This dialogue from the Bolly...
February 27, 2011
ISSUE There are remedial systems in place, but banks must treat customers with a little more care
February 19, 2011
The National Confederation of Bank Employees (NCBE) has demanded that the Central government increase the number of branches of nationalised banks in rural areas to free the people from the clutch...