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Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

07:51 From firstpost

Swine flu death toll climbs to 1075, almost 20,000 cases nationwide

New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 34 more lives as the nationwide toll from the H1N1 virus...

From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

14:08 From firstpost

From villains to heroes: Can India's bowlers sustain their brilliance?

In Melbourne, after South Africa lost by 130-runs to India, AB de Villiers sat in the...

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

16:41 From firstpost

Budget 2015: Super rich senior citizens to take biggest hit

New Delhi: Individuals with an annual income of above Rs 10 lakh but below Rs 1 crore...

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

09:16 From firstpost

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

Finance minister Arun Jaitley's proposals on gold in his first full-year budget are...

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HSBC confirms its CEO Stuart Gulliver holds Swiss Bank account

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HSBC confirms its CEO Stuart Gulliver holds Swiss Bank account

Europe's biggest bank, HSBC said its chief executive, Stuart Gulliver, holds a bank account in Switzerland that was set up in 1998 to hold bonus payments, responding to a report in the Guardianthat sa...


Don't expect big ticket idea this Budget: Shobhana Bhartia

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Don't expect big ticket idea this Budget: Shobhana Bhartia

As Parliament gears up to discuss Budget session, Shobhna Bhartia, chairperson and editorial director at Hindustan Times assesses the current mood of the country and what can be expected ahead. The ap...

Oil min leak impact: Industry says lobbying not a dirty word, should be legalised

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Oil min leak impact: Industry says lobbying not a dirty word, should be legalised

In the wake of this week's arrests by Delhi Police in connection with alleged corporate espionage, the Associated Chambers of Commerce of India Sunday reiterated their earlier demand for legalising lo...

Sun Pharma buys GSK's opiates biz in Australia: All you need to know

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Sun Pharma buys GSK's opiates biz in Australia: All you need to know

Drug major Sun Pharma will acquire GlaxoSmithKline's Opiates business in Australia for an undisclosed amount to strengthen its pain management portfolio. Both companies said they expect to close the d...

Healthcare ill-prepared to handle cybersecurity threats: ABI Research

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Healthcare ill-prepared to handle cybersecurity threats: ABI Research

The healthcare sector is ill-prepared for the new cyberage. Hospitals, clinics, trusts, and insurers are constantly under attack from malicious online agents. The value of personal health information,...

Eating out at a 5-star hotel? You may soon be forced to pay by card only

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Eating out at a 5-star hotel? You may soon be forced to pay by card only

Never mind that eating out has gotten more expensive thanks to the government raises service taxes to 14 percent from the current 12.36 percent, but you may soon have to start paying by card only if y...

Sorry Mr Jaitley, your Budget 2015 has left the IT sector in the lurch

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Sorry Mr Jaitley, your Budget 2015 has left the IT sector in the lurch

Amid high expectations from the IT industry, Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented his first full-year union Budget 2015 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday. This time the expectations were much higher, gi...