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Global retailers gear up for Indian entry
A number of UK retailers, including Next, Debenhams and Body Shop, are said to be considering an Indian foray by next year. However, pressure from the Left parties has kept the Government from opening up the retail sector. More

Govt reviewing norms for retailing of petroleum products
THE Petroleum Ministry is reviewing the existing norms for the retailing of petroleum products, including the investment criteria prescribed for new entrants. Since the retailing business in the petroleum sector was opened up by the ... More

1.55 lakh candidates appear for CAT
CLOSE to 1,55,000 candidates took the Common Admission Test (CAT) on Sunday for entry into the six Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and 75 other management schools in the country. "Although the number of applicants was 1,70,000, it is ... More

Format, content baffle students yet again
TRUE to its hallmark of being unpredictable, the Common Admission Test today stumped students yet again in its format and content. CAT, said to be one of the toughest qualifying exams across the globe to gain entry into a professional ... More

TN sugar mills to supply ethanol to oil cos from Dec
Bharat Petroleum has given `letters of intent' in Tamil Nadu, accepting the price of Rs 18.75 a litre of anhydrous ethanol quoted by the sugar mills. More

It's positive feeling all around
If the winter session of Parliament can raise hopes, valuations could go up further avoiding any serious correction. More

KPIT Cummins in expansion mode
KPIT Cummins Ltd, technology provider, is in the process of expansion and expects to log revenues of about $100 million next year. It is close to announcing two strategic acquisitions and mulling overseas expansion in China and East ... More

Heavy rain forecast for southern TN, Kerala
FRIDAY'S low-pressure area over southeast Bay of Bengal found ideal foil in the warm waters along the Sri Lanka coast to feed on and intensify progressively into a well marked `low' on Saturday and a tropical depression on Sunday. Located at ... More

Wine bars to become a reality in Maharashtra
"Once the idea of stepping across the road and picking up a bottle of wine, like you would a pack of ice-cream, gets accepted by the people, the numbers will start climbing." More




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