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Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson for 4G rollout and 3G expansion

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Bharti Airtel selects Ericsson for 4G rollout and 3G expansion

Global telecom equipments major Ericsson has bagged four-year agreement from Bharti...

Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

16:19 From firstpost

Tamil Nadu official in trouble for playing Candy Crush on her phone during farmers' meet

A Tamil Nadu government official has landed herself in trouble for something that all of...

US teen dies after accidentally shooting himself while taking selfies with a gun

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US teen dies after accidentally shooting himself while taking selfies with a gun

Washington: A 19-year-old boy in the US has died after accidentally shooting himself in...

Would you quit your job and scrub toilets to travel? This South African couple did

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Would you quit your job and scrub toilets to travel? This South African couple did

Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen in his autobiography The Fairy Tale of My...

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Cipla to acquire US-based InvaGen and Exelan for $550 mn

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Cipla to acquire US-based InvaGen and Exelan for $550 mn

New Delhi: Drug major Cipla has entered into agreements to acquire US-based InvaGen Pharmaceuticals and Exelan Pharmaceuticals, owned by one of the promoters of Hetero Group, in an all cash transactio...


Trai wants telcos to compensate users for call drops

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Trai wants telcos to compensate users for call drops

New Delhi: Plagued by the vexed problem of call drops, telecom regulator Trai today proposed that service providers should compensate mobile subscribers for call drops and poor quality of services.The...

SpiceJet seeks shareholders' nod for Ajay Singh's appointment as MD

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SpiceJet seeks shareholders' nod for Ajay Singh's appointment as MD

New Delhi: SpiceJet has sought shareholders' approval for the appointment of Ajay Singh as managing director, a position he assumed in May this year, without any remuneration for three years.Singh, wh...

Going to office as a 10-year-old was not a chore, says Muthoot Finance MD George Muthoot

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Going to office as a 10-year-old was not a chore, says Muthoot Finance MD George Muthoot

Success Quotient is a weekly feature that appears every Friday on Firstpost, which looks at the pains and joys en route to success for a head honcho - whether a CEO, MD or an entrepreneur. The column ...

Sensex extends fall, sinks nearly 650 pts tracking weak Europe

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Sensex extends fall, sinks nearly 650 pts tracking weak Europe

The benchmark Sensex plunged deep into the red in mid-noon trade, crashing nearly 650 points, as the weak European markets prompted local investors to further liquidate their holdings across the secto...

Maruti Suzuki to take shareholder vote on Gujarat plant after govt nod

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Maruti Suzuki to take shareholder vote on Gujarat plant after govt nod

New Delhi - Maruti Suzuki India Ltd , India's top-selling carmaker, will take shareholders' vote for a new manufacturing plant in the western Gujarat state after receiving the pending government appro...

The curious case of the Nabard boss who ignored clear conflicts of interest

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The curious case of the Nabard boss who ignored clear conflicts of interest

Dr Prakash Bakshi, a former chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), who faces charges of financial impropriety and giving unusual preference for financing rich co...