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shortly after take-off. Aircraft windscreens need to be subjected to
certain routine checks. Here's a primer:
Mango: Microsoft needs to be complimented for building an innovative mobile operating system BT tries out Microsoft's innovative smartphone operating system
Powergrid's global footprint PowerGrid proposes joint ventures in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, entailing an investment of Rs 1,500 crore in October this year.
Micky Jagtiani's retail business growth Micky Jagtiani is the richest Indian expatriate in the Gulf Cooperation
Council with a fortune of $3.2 billion. His Landmark Group's presence
has grown in West Asia, Egypt, Pakistan, and India, where it has 101
outlets in retail, hospitality, and mall management.
'Indian households are opting for the relative safety of gold and deposits' Faced with sticky inflation, sluggish growth, and global uncertainty,
Indian households are opting for the relative safety of gold and
deposits, says a Morgan Stanley report.
Quotes from business and political leaders Sometimes something appears in the newspapers in our country,
something appears in China, that I think invites comments. But overall,
our relations are quite good, says Manmohan Singh.
Biggest deals in the past 30 days* Goldman Sachs has invested Rs 1,000 crore ($200.3 million) in ReNew Wind
Power, a Mumbai-based renewable energy solutions provider, marking the
largest deal in the renewable energy generation industry in India
Is the government trying to defang the RTI act? By initiating a debate on the scope of the Right to Information, or RTI,
Act, especially after it has helped unearth some of the biggest
corruption cases in the country and put ministers and bureaucrats behind
bars, the government has made its intentions very clear.
Car makers cashing in on women's growing empowerment Car makers put women in the driver's seat in their ads to cash in on their growing empowerment.
ISB's founding dean feels US regulators are using Rajat Gupta ISB's founding dean feels US regulators are using Rajat Gupta to warn corporate America.
Ranbaxy is set to become the first home-grown company to get a new drug to market Ranbaxy is set to become the first home-grown company to get a new drug to market.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao on issues facing the banking industry Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao says the central bank has to be sensitive about being independent. However, when it comes to monetary policy, the central bank has to have
autonomy because that is good for the government, the system and for the
Freeing interest rates on savings deposits may give better returns and provide more options Inflation has, over the past seven years, consistently outpaced returns to savers. The move to free savings rates is expected to trigger product innovation
among banks. RBI, on its part, hopes that depositors will benefit not
just from higher interest rates, but also from more choices.