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Shell kicks off costly sunset phase of oil extraction

Published on 22-Feb-2015
Shell estimates that cleaning up the whole field, which has four platforms, will require a decade and cost billions of pounds.

Cleaning up an oil field in a forbidding environment like the North Sea may be almost as formidable a task as developing one, and in...

Budget subsidy cuts may not exceed $8 b

Published on 22-Feb-2015

India may slash its food and fuel subsidy bill by about $8 billion in next week's Budget, two sources said, but despite the impressive headline,...

'Our main target consumers are women'

Published on 22-Feb-2015
MTRFoods Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Sharma

The chief Executive Officer of the nearly Rs 600-crore MTR Foods, Sanjay Sharma, speaks of the company's strategies and growth plans in the coming years......

India, the world's refuge for affordable medicines

Published on 15-Feb-2015
The Indian pharmaceutical industry, which ranks third largest in the world in volume terms and 10th largest in value terms, has emerged as an important producer and supplier of affordable medicines. As the world's largest producer of generic drugs, the industry makes significant contribution towards making available affordable medicine to people in many parts of the world.

The Indian pharmaceutical industry, which ranks third largest in the world in volume terms and 10th largest in value terms, has emerged...

$300 million for a Gauguin canvas? That's rich

Published on 15-Feb-2015

Are Imps & Mods, the ultimate trophy art of the 1980s, making a comeback? Over the past few days news has trickled out that a...

Apple $1-tn Mcap could be years away

Published on 15-Feb-2015
Apple's stock closed at $127.68 on Friday at the NASDAQ.

After Apple trampled Wall Street's expectations for quarterly earnings in January with record iPhone sales, stock market analysts increased their 12-month stock price targets.

IPO pick-up in Feb brings hope back to Europe

Published on 09-Feb-2015
going gung-ho: Companies debuted their shares on exchanges across Europe, paving the way for the strongest start to a year since the beginning of the           financial crisis. Among them, British furniture retailer DFS said it plans to list its shares in London and hopes to raise about $160 million. AFP

Enthusiasm for initial public offerings (IPO) returned with strength in Europe on Friday after having dimmed...

IPO pick up in Feb brings hope back to Europe

Published on 08-Feb-2015
going gung-ho: Companies debuted their shares on exchanges across Europe, paving the way for the strongest start to a year since the beginning of the           financial crisis. Among them, British furniture retailer DFS said it plans to list its shares in London and hopes to raise about $160 million. AFP

Enthusiasm for initial public offerings (IPO) returned with strength in Europe on Friday after having dimmed...

'We allow farmers to time their sales'

Published on 08-Feb-2015
NBHC Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Anil Choudhary. DH Photo by Srikanta Sharma R

National Bulk Handling Corporation (NBHC), a private sector warehousing company owned by the India Value Fund...

Banks in India feel squeeze of rock-bottom fees, despite big govt deals

Published on 08-Feb-2015

Foreign investment banks are showing signs they will be more choosy about bidding for roles to help manage government...

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A performance by the Gurkha Band of the British Army at the Queen's Birthday Party

A performance by the Gurkha Band of the British Army at the Queen's Birthday Party

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Rajya Sabha during Budget Session

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Rajya Sabha during Budget Session

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav performs ritual at the marriage of his daughter Raj Laxmi with Tej Prat

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav performs ritual at the marriage of his daughter Raj Laxmi with Tej Prat

Activists shout patriotic slogans as they pay tributes to the freedom-fighter Chandrashekhar Azad

Activists shout patriotic slogans as they pay tributes to the freedom-fighter Chandrashekhar Azad

Foreign delegates pose for a group photo at Parliament House

Foreign delegates pose for a group photo at Parliament House

Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Social Activist Anna Hazare addresses farmers protesting against the Land Bill in Meerut

Social Activist Anna Hazare addresses farmers protesting against the Land Bill in Meerut

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

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