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What should have been just another exam in the litany of surprise quizzes, exams, cold-calling, assignments and projects that first year management students of IIM-A are subjected to in preparation for the rigours of corporate life turned into a veritable nightmare for the denizens of India’s premier management institution. Students taking the first term course, [...]

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Thousands of internet con-men based in Nigeria, infamously known as the “Nigerian scamsters“, have modified their modus operandi and have begun to pose as DLF agents, in the wake of news about a seemingly controversial business deal between so called businessman Robert Vadra, and real estate company DLF, in which the latter extended an interest-free, unsecured loan [...]

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Under attack from India against Corruption’s Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan for allegedly amassing wealth beyond known sources of income, Robert Vadra rubbished the accusations, saying he was associated with DLF as a management consultant and that he had merely been remunerated for his consulting advice to the real estate conglomerate during the 2007-10 period. DLF [...]

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Leading online classifieds company, Quikr, has roped in Pakistan’s flamboyant Shahid Afridi as its brand ambassador, after his latest all too brief stay at the crease in yesterday’s high voltage Indo-Pakistan clash. A new set of ads will now showcase a cute lady selling her bike through Quikr’s website in the same amount of time [...]

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India Inc may rank poorly on global indices that assess innovation and competitiveness but has scored very highly on a crucial measure of economic performance – crony capitalism. US-based MisFortune magazine has published the “Crony Fortune 100″, its first ever list of world’s 100 largest and most powerful corporations that derive their competitive advantage from [...]

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Premier investment bank, Goldman Sachs, is now offering options to hedge the risks posed by Mulayam Singh Yadav’s random U turns in politics. Justifying the move, Jeff Goldbaum, Vice President of the Exotic Derivatives Trading Desk at Goldman said, “Mulayam’s stand on issues fluctuate stochastically just like stock prices. So we thought it made good [...]

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Even as accolades pour in from all corners of the globe on the joyous occasion of Dr.Manmohan Singh’s 80th birthday, Google has paid a very special homage to the father of economic reforms with its special doodle – a special Manmohan piano that doesn’t make any sounds unless the user identifies herself as Sonia Gandhi. [...]

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A fresh crisis of grave proportions has engulfed IPL with the Association of IPL Commentators refusing to drop references to DLF, especially the beloved phrase ‘DLF maximum’, during commentary in next year’s edition despite DLF pulling out as title sponsors of the cash rich tournament. Association president Ravi Shastri contends that he and his fellow [...]

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The epic struggle over intellectual property rights in the manufacture of smart phones took a dramatic turn with Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu entering the fray by seeking over $1 billion in damages from electronic giants Apple and Samsung for design patent infringement. The Bengali bombshell contends that her well rounded, curvaceous figure was the inspiration [...]

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In a bizarre move that might startle many urban Indians, ICICI Prudential, the Mutual Fund division of ICICI, has signed a contract with the world’s top rapper Eminem to croon the mandatory “Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risk” disclaimer line for their ads. To elucidate, as many are already aware, every Mutual Fund [...]

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