Congested Asian ports struggle to quench Chinese demand
More than 40 ships queues daily at Australia's Newcastle, the world's busiest coal terminal, and waits an average of two weeks to load its cargo.
Centre planning citizen's charter for every department
The ‘aam admi’ may soon be able to hold the administration to a timeframe for service delivery and seek redressal against delays.
US: Europe must escalate efforts to address eco crisis
A US treasury official came out with a set of four guidelines that European leaders should take expeditiously.
Kumar Mangalam Birla's daughter Ananya's brush with the world of microfinance
Ananya started Svatantra about one-and-a-half years ago and now boasts of 18 branches in seven districts across two states with about 100 employees.
Any responsible govt would have probed Saeed: PC
P Chidambaram slammed Pakistan for allowing LeT founder and Jamaat ud Dawah chairman Hafiz Saeed to make "provocative and incendiary" speeches against India.
Patel asks airlines to cut fares; Jet says only when profitable
Naresh Goyal responded to Patel's call saying, "We have a responsibility to our shareholders. I certainly would not like to close down the co." Top 10 airports
GOP civil war has quietly exploded back into the open and it could get nastier than ever
For a 56th birthday present to himself, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-North Carolina) took perhaps the most aggressive step yet against the Republican Party's establishment.
Reliance Infra terms RIL marketing margin ‘illegal’, refuses to pay levy
Rel Infra has described a 13.5 cent per mn metric British thermal unit marketing margin on the supply of KG-D6 gas charged by Mukesh Ambani-promoted RIL as 'illegal, unauthorised and unwarranted' and has declined to pay the levy.
Raja should have heeded PM’s views, says SC
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it was improper for then telecom minister A Raja to bypass the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s reservations on the 2G spectrum allocation.
PM's reservations on 2G not treated with respect: SC
The Supreme Court today termed as improper the bypassing of the Prime Minister's reservations by the Telecom Ministry which cannot function like a "private business house".
Corporate social responsibility: Should govt force cos to spend should companies volunteer?
Amidst the many voices that are for and against this provision, it would not be surprising if we lost sight of the issue at hand.
India expects Pak to round up terrorists: Pranab
India expected cooperation from Pak to arrest and bring to justice terrorists who were behind the Mumbai attack.
Army chief's birth date controversy and the Rushdie affair show the government in very poor light
It is in times like these that a responsible government can send out strong signals to its populace as to what actions are acceptable or unacceptable.
UP should learn from Uttarakhand that splits are a mixed blessing
The message can hardly be lost on the national level where the UPA government appears to be floundering at sixes and sevens.
Delay in implementation of reforms to affect growth rate: FM
Finance Minister Chidambaram said there was a need to get on with the job of creating a world-class architecture for financial markets. Business Humour
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