J&K yet too far for Modi; Jharkhand may favour BJP: exit polls
The PDP is projected to get the highest number of 36-41 seats in Jammu and Kashmir, followed by the BJP, which is predicted to win 16-22 seats, followed by the NC with 9-13 seats and the Congress reduced to 9-13 seats
Obama warns proportional response to cyber attacks on Sony
The US President, however, faulted the Hollywood studio for giving in to intimidation by withdrawing `The Interview,' the satirical movie based on a fictional assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
Flipkart raises $700 mn in fresh funding; files for Singapore listing
The fresh investments, raised from Baillie Gifford, Greenoaks Capital, Steadview Capital, T Rowe Price Associates, Qatar Investment Authority, DST Global, GIC, ICONIQ Capital and Tiger Global, takes the number of Flipkart investors to over 50
Diplomat Devyani Khobragade stripped of duties after TV interview
The external affairs ministry stripped her of her latest duties as director in the 'partnership development' division for giving an unauthorised interview to a TV channel
Sebi bars 260 operators from market over fraudulent transactions
While 152 entities operated through an entity named First Financial Services Ltd, another 108 entities engaged Radford Global Ltd to misuse the securities market for manipulative transactions
Govt to revamp Pranab Mukherjee's tax policies on SEZs
The new government plans to review the UPA government's decision to impose minimum alternate tax and dividend distribution tax on SEZs despite the stipulated tax holidays for these zones under the SEZ Act
Terra Vehicle unveils 'R6' Japanese three wheeler
The E6 e-three wheeler is compact, light and spacious and can comfortably accommodate driver and 5 passengers
Power-hungry India suggests liability pool for nuclear damage: report
The insurance pool is aimed at bailing out nuclear equipment suppliers from the liability of paying for damages in an accident under India's nuclear liability law
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  "We help PC users get organised": Kiron Kasbekar
  Kiron Kasbekar, chairman and managing director of The Information Company, talks to Nasscom's Mukta Anand in an interview about the breakthrough desktop-based software, Organyze, which was recently awarded a patent by the US Patents & Trademarks Office. Reproduced with permission of Nasscom
  Christopher Doyle's Mahabharat quest
  A former multinational CEO, Christopher Doyle, author of 21 titles with more on the way, discusses with Swetha Amit the background of his recent book, The Mahabharata Quest
  Red Flag overshadows Star-Spangled Banner
  China enters 2015 as a $17.6 trillion economy, accounting for 16.5 per cent of the world's economy, whereas the US will slide down to second place with a GDP of $17.4 trillion and 16.3 per cent share of global economy. By C K Unnikrishnan
  Why I say Sachin destroyed my life
  Vikram Sathaye talks about his new book How Sachin Destroyed My Life, his reasons for coming up with this quirky title, his journey as a stand-up comedian and lessons learnt from the world of cricket. By Swetha Amit
  Catering to needs of in-store, online customers boosts marketing effectiveness, revenue
  Marketing efforts are more successful and revenues increase when retailers cater to consumers' preferences and invest in creating certain perceptions of the service environment
  Engineers invent high-tech mirror to beam heat away from buildings into space
  A new ultra-thin multi-layered material can cool buildings without air conditioning by radiating warmth from inside the buildings into space while also reflecting sunlight to reduce incoming heat
  Arun Firodia and the art of innovation on two wheels
  Awarded the Padmashri in 2012, Arun Firodia, chairman, Kinetic Group, talks to Swetha Amit, about his new book Innovation On Two Wheels which traces his journey back to the time when he revolutionised commuting in India,  and his future plans
  IAS memories: so, what's in a surname?
  Retired IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, a former secretary to government of India, and secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, recounts some parochial scrapes that his surname has landed him during his career
  Security impact of drones
  With the globally inevitable use of drones in armed conflict and the development of drone technology can deliver significant benefits for national security policy and the economy, says a new report in the UK
  A spiritual outlook towards money
  Mehrab Irani, general manager, Tata Investment Corporation, talks to Swetha Amit about his financial thriller, Mad Money Journey, : A Financial Adventure that delves into the relationship between man and money
  Less-numerate investors swayed by style, presentation of CSR reports
  Less-numerate investors are more susceptible to style and presentation effects in corporate social responsibility reports, according to research from W. Brooke Elliott, the Roedgers Fellow in Accountancy and Professor Ken Perry Faculty Fellow at the College of Business, University of Illinois
  Destimoney's strategy factored in its weakness: Sudip Bandyopadhya
  Sudip Bandyopadhya, managing director and CEO of full service financial organisation Destimony Securities,  talks to Swetha Amit about what sets Destimoney apart from its counterparts, its business models and their future plans
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