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Vietjet to begin direct India-Vietnam flight
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Vietnam-based airline Vietjet on Tuesday said that it will commence direct flight operations between India and Vietnam from December. ... read..


NTPC faces coal crunch at Kaniha unit in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
State-run power generator NTPC's Kaniha unit in Angul district of Odisha is facing coal shortage due to a strike by villagers at the Kaniha Open Cast Project (KOCP). ... read..


Siemens to upgrade Hindustan Zinc's power assets
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Technology major Siemens will upgrade Hindustan Zinc's power assets and manufacture six 80 MW steam turbines for the mining major. ... read..


End deep discounts, NRAI tells online food aggregators (2nd Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
In a bid to stop "unethical" deep discounting practices of online food aggregators amid nationwide #logout campaign, the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Tuesday told the platforms to realign their offerings to create a restaurant-friend ... read..


All PMAY houses to be sanctioned by March 2020
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The government would sanction all the targeted 1.12 crore houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) by March 2020, said Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri at the 15th annual convention of the National Real Estate Deve ... read..


TVS Srichakra to expand R&D centre in Italy (Lead)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Expanding its research and development (R&D) centre in Italy, refurbishing the tyre test track in Madurai, launching a new brand and targeting exports are some of the plans that TVS Srichakra Ltd is implementing to get a stronger grip in the market, senio ... read..


HFCL bags Rs 3,329 cr order from BSNL, stock surges 5%
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd (HFCL) on Tuesday said it has bagged Rs 2,467 crore order, its largest purchase order so far, for a turnkey project from public sector telecom service provider BSNL. ... read..


DTC task force prescribes reduction of corporate tax rates
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
In what could have far-reaching implications for the overall economy, a government panel has underlined the need to bring down corporate tax rates to 25 per cent for all companies, irrespective of their turnover, from the current 30 per cent. ... read..


Delhi gets 25 Cluster scheme buses with hydraulic lift, CCTV
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The national capital on Tuesday got 25 new buses equipped with hydraulic lifts for differently abled passengers, panic buttons, CCTV cameras and GPS. ... read..


Hyundai launches Grand i10 Nios @ Rs 4.99-7.99 lakh
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Automobile major Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) launched the Grand i10 Nios, priced between Rs 4.99 lakh and Rs 7.99 lakh, here on Tuesday. ... read..


OPPO establishes global sales, marketing units
Shenzhen | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
In a bid to drive its integrated development in global markets, Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday announced the establishment of its new global sales and global marketing business units. ... read..


End deep discounts, NRAI tells online food aggregators (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
In a bid to stop "unethical" deep discounting practices of online food aggregators amid nationwide #logout campaign, the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Tuesday told the platforms to realign their offerings to create a restaurant-friend ... read..


CUTS highlights competition law panel's failure on NCP
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Competition Law Review Committee, which recently submitted its report, has failed to institutionalise a national competition policy (NCP), said the Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) International, a non-governmental organisation, here on Tuesday. ... read..


May look beyond France for chopper unit: Naik
Panaji | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
If France is not willing to collaborate with a proposed project for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of helicopters in Goa, the Defence Ministry is willing to look for other partners, Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said on Tuesday. ... read..


Sensex down 74 points, Nifty closes at 11,017 (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Indian stock markets closed on a flat note for the second straight day on Tuesday, awaiting a stimulus package from the government. The Sensex closed 74.48 points or 0.20 per cent lower at 37,328.01, while the broader Nifty ended 36.90 points lower at 11, ... read..


TVS Srichakra to expand R&D centre in Italy
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Expanding its research and development (R&D) centre in Italy, refurbishing the tyre test track in Madurai, launching a new tyre under a new brand and targeting exports are some of the plans that TVS Srichakra Ltd is implementing to get a stronger grip in ... read..


Grounding of Air India jets puts spotlight on maintenance
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Grounding of aircraft has cost Air India dearly but frequent breakdowns of its flights in foreign cities such as Paris, Chicago and Tel Aviv has taken a heavy toll on the airline's precarious finances in recent months. ... read..


Vodafone Idea falls 9% on BSE after CEO's resignation
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Shares of telecom major Vodaone Idea slumped nearly 9 per cent on Tuesday, a day after its Chief Executive Officer Balesh Sharma resigned with immediate effect and the company appointed Ravinder Takkar as new CEO. ... read..


Frontline IT firms face margin headwinds in Q1: Centrum
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Tier 1 IT services, or the frontline stocks, delivered a mixed performance in the first quarter (Q1) ending June, where HCL Tech and Tech M did well in revenue, both missing margin estimates, said brokerage firm Centrum. ... read..


Around 1 mn Indian tourists visited Dubai in H1 2019
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Out of the 8.36 million international overnight visitors that Dubai welcomed in the first six months of 2019, a whopping 997,000 visitors were from India, according to data released by Dubai Tourism on Tuesday. ... read..


Mahindra Finance to acquire 58% stake in Sri Lanka's Ideal Finance
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services (Mahindra Finance) on Tuesday said that it has signed a joint venture with Ideal Finance, a subsidiary of Sri Lankan conglomerate Ideal Group and it will acquire 58 per cent stake in Ideal Finance. ... read..


India, Myanmar likely to set up four 'Border Haats'
Aizawl | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The success of the "Border Haats" with Bangladesh has prompted other northeastern states of India to go for similar arrangements with Myanmar. At the instance of the Mizoram government, the Centre is likely to set up four "Border Haats" (market) along the ... read..


ED arrests MP CM's nephew Ratul Puri for bank fraud (2nd Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri, the former Executive Director of Moser Baer, in connection with a Rs 354 crore bank fraud case filed by the Central Bank of India. ... read..


Yes Bank falls 7% after fraud revelation at CG Power
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Private lender Yes Bank fell nearly seven per cent during early trade on Tuesday, following revelations of corporate fraud at CG Power and Industrial Solutions. Yes Bank has a significant stake in CG Power and Industrial Solutions. ... read..


Digital system affects India-Bangladesh trade in NE; suspended
Agartala | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The new online trade management system -- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) -- has been suspended as it was hindering India's trade with Bangladesh in the northeast region due to technical issues and lack of familiarity among the concerned stakeholders, o ... read..


Q1 bank loan growth fell 1.2% due to low interest income: Report
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Broking firm Centrum has said overall loan growth for banks in the first quarter ending June dropped 1.2 per cent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) led by modest net interest income (NII) and a sharp drop in pre-provision operating profits (PPoP), mainly on accou ... read..


Mayawati slams Yogi for hike in petrol, diesel prices
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Tuesday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for increasing the prices of petrol and diesel. ... read..


J&K government's help saves Srinagar BPO from shutdown
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has come to the rescue to Srinagar-based BPO AEGIS, which was about to shut down operations after its main client Vodafone stopped giving it business earlier this month. ... read..


Jio tops 4G download speed in July, Vodafone leads upload speed
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Reliance Jio has topped the 4G download speed chart and Vodafone the 4G upload one in July, according to telecom regulator TRAI. ... read..


NIIT and automation anywhere collaborate to launch Robotic Process Automation Workshops
| August 20, 2019 7:11:35 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 20(ANI/BusinessWire India): NIIT Limited, a global leader in skills and talent development, is collaborating with Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation (RPA), to deliver comprehensive RPA workshops to ... read..


How you can redefine your Business Growth Map with customized loan for Chartered Accountants by Bajaj Finserv
| August 20, 2019 7:11:33 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] August 20(ANI/BusinessWire India): Financial expansion, growing operational expenses, evolving business infrastructure and finances for business contingencies are some of the key financial requirements of a Chartered Accountant' ... read..


Ananda commits to better Dairy Welfare and joins others in embracing responsible sourcing
| August 20, 2019 7:11:30 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 20(ANI/NewsVoir): Ananda, a leading dairy products manufacturing company has committed to responsible sourcing and providing a better life for approximately 400,000 dairy animals in their supply chain. ... read..


Corporate fraud hits CG Power, shares tank 20% on BSE
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Hit by major corporate governance issues involving unauthorised transactions and understatement of liabilities, Gautam Thapar-led CG Power's shares plunged nearly 20 per cent on the BSE on Tuesday during the early trade. ... read..


Auto slowdown: SBI waives processing fee on car loan, more PSBs to follow
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
In a bid to boost car sales amid piling inventories, the State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday waived processing fee on car loans during the upcoming festival season and is also offering the lowest interest rate starting 8.70 per cent on car loans, with no ... read..


North India shows highest discrepancy in education checks: AuthBridge Research
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 6:11:26 PM IST
AuthBridge Research Services, the largest Indian employee background verification firm, said on Tuesday that north India shows the highest discrepancy in education checks while south India shows the highest discrepancy in address checks. ... read..


SBI waives processing fee on car loans in festival season
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, on Tuesday announced processing fee waiver on car loans during the upcoming festival season in a bid to boost car sales. The bank is also offering the lowest interest rate starting 8.70 per cent on ... read..


SBI announces loans at cheaper rates during festival season
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 20, 2019 5:41:24 PM IST
State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday announced a slew of offers including cheaper rates for home and auto loan borrowers to cash in on the upcoming festival season. ... read..


HFCL bags Rs 2,467 crore order for defence communication network
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 5:11:28 PM IST
Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd (HFCL) said on Tuesday it has received its largest-ever purchase order worth Rs 2,467 crore from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) for turnkey development, operations, and maintenance of a communication network for the ... read..


Sensex slips by 100 points, Nifty holds 11,000
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Sensex and Nifty fell after initial gains on Tuesday awaiting a stimulus package from the government. ... read..


Sensex down 74 points, CG Power plummets 20 pc after probe unearths irregularities
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 20, 2019 4:41:24 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices swung wildly between gains and losses on Tuesday but closed with a negative bias due to heavy selling pressure. ... read..


Yogi government hikes petrol, diesel prices
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Petrol and diesel will cost more in Uttar Pradesh from Tuesday after the state government hiked Value Added Tax (VAT)on both. ... read..


'Diversity' journey at Hero MotoCorp surpasses significant milestone with 1000 women employees
| August 20, 2019 4:11:26 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 20(ANI/BusinessWire India): In keeping with its stated objective of transforming itself into a truly global organization, Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, has been relentlessly driving ... read..


Revealing and healing the scars through a collection of poetry by Ishani Dubey
| August 20, 2019 4:11:23 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): 'The Scars Will Shine' by the debutant author Ishani Dubey is a compilation of poems in a personalised journey format that explores three phases of life: Depression, Love and Balance. ... read..


Surati singer JagdishItaliya touches musical milestone, garners over 50 lakh views on YouTube
Surat (Gujarat) | August 20, 2019 3:11:28 PM IST
JagdishItaliya is well known as 'Ultra Cyclist' and 'educationalist' amongst citizen of diamond city of Surat, however, he is also famous as 'Surati Singer' among thousands of people. ... read..


Cartoon Network and Clovia launch clothing collection with the Powerpuff Girls
| August 20, 2019 3:11:25 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] August 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cartoon Network has partnered with Clovia, India's fastest growing lingerie and sleepwear brand, to unveil a unique collection inspired by the Powerpuff Girls. ... read..


John L. Bowman appointed Senior Managing Director of CAIA Association
| August 20, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, the global leader in alternative investment education, today announced that John L. Bowman has joined the CAIA Association and been named Senior M ... read..


PolicyX.com introduces a new marketing campaign featuring Virender Sehwag
| August 20, 2019 2:41:35 PM IST
Gurugram (Haryana) [India] August 20(ANI/NewsVoir): PolicyX.com - a renowned online insurance web aggregator has introduced a new marketing campaign with its brand ambassador and legendary cricketer Virender Sehwag. ... read..


DHFL reports fresh default on payment obligations of Rs 1,571 crore
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 20, 2019 2:41:28 PM IST
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) has said it defaulted on its financial repayment obligations worth Rs 1,571 crore with regard to the issuance of bonds and commercial papers. ... read..


Broadcasters wary of TRAI decision on review pricing
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Broadcasters have raised concerns over the Telecom Regulatory Authority of Indias (TRAI) decision to review the issue of pricing, barely eight months after implementing the new tariff order. ... read..


UC Browser joins hands with Colors to promote series Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush
| August 20, 2019 2:11:22 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 20(ANI/NewsVoir): UC Browser - world's no 1 third-party mobile browser and a content platform, has partnered with Viacom 18 and its flagship Hindi general entertainment channel Colors to promote its magnum opus show 'Ram Siya Ke L ... read..


Dollar ticks up amid rise in bond yields
New York | Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
The US dollar increased on Monday, as investors got a brief relief from the rising yields of the US treasury bonds. ... read..


Mahindra Finance and Ideal Finance form joint venture in Sri Lanka
Colombo | August 20, 2019 1:11:33 PM IST
Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd said on Tuesday it has entered into a joint venture with Ideal Finance Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary of the leading Sri Lankan conglomerate Ideal Group. ... read..


Licious launches India's first meat-based spread range
| August 20, 2019 12:41:28 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] August 20(ANI/BusinessWire India): Consolidating its position as India's first and only Meat Food Brand, Licious announced its foray into packaged food category with the launch of its latest innovation. ... read..


Despite extension, US sanctions politically motivated: Huawei
Washington | Tuesday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies on Monday criticized the sanctions imposed by the Donald Trump administration as being "politically motivated" and "unjust." ... read..


CG Power shares plummet 20 pc as probe uncovers several irregularities
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 20, 2019 12:11:31 PM IST
Shares of CG Power and Industrial Solutions Ltd plummeted nearly 20 per cent on Tuesday after its Risk and Audit Committee raised red flags on five counts which were prejudicial to the company. ... read..


Wipro collaborates with IISc for research in autonomous systems, robotics and 5G
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 20, 2019 11:41:28 AM IST
IT major Wipro Ltd on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to conduct advanced applied research in autonomous systems, robotics and 5G space. ... read..


Equities slip into negative zone, Yes Bank down by 4.4 pc
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 20, 2019 10:41:29 AM IST
Equity indices were volatile during early hours on Tuesday with most sectoral indices in the red. ... read..


No Debenture Redemption Reserve norm for listed firms, NBFCs
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The government on Monday removed the requirement of 'Debenture Redemption Reserve' (DRR) for listed companies, non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and housing finance companies (HFCs). ... read..


Alliance Air flight makes emergency landing at IGI airport
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
An Alliance Air flight to Jaipur safely made an emergency landing at the IGI Airport here soon after its take-off on Monday evening following a technical snag, the airline said. ... read..


Recession likely in 12 months, says BofAML survey
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
After Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) has on Monday on the basis of a survey of fund managers said a recession is imminent. One-third of those surveyed by BofAML expect recession in the next 12 months. ... read..


RBI chief cautions of headwinds in credit, financial markets
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday warned of headwinds to the financial stability coming from the credit as well as the financial markets. ... read..


Hero e-arm rolls out 2 electric scooters for Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Motorcycle major Munjal group's Hero Electric India on Monday rolled out two variants of its battery-powered e-scooters here for providing zero carbon emission two-wheelers to the new generation of riders. ... read..


Slowdown dogs auto sector, overall retail sales down 6% (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The general economic slowdown, along with tight liquidity conditions, dragged overall retail sales of the Indian automobile sector in July down by 6 per cent on a year-on-year basis. ... read..


UDAN scheme crucial for affordable aviation: Minister
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said effective implementation of the UDAN scheme is not only crucial for the growth of North-eastern states but also for providing affordable aviation. ... read..


Slowdown on in auto sector, overall retail sales down 6%
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The general economic slowdown, along with tight liquidity conditions, dragged overall retail sales of the Indian automobile sector in July down by 6 per cent on a year-on-year basis. ... read..


REITs investment may cross $10 bn in India: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Investments raised through Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are likely to cross $10 billion as more REITs offerings are likely to be announced by financial year 2020-2021, a joint report by KPMG and NAREDCO on Monday said. ... read..


Corporate tax to be cut gradually: Sitharaman
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said corporate tax rate for companies with over Rs 400 crore turnover will be gradually cut to 25 per cent and the government will support wealth creators. ... read..


Task force on direct tax code submits report to Sitharaman
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Task Force to rewrite the decades-old Income Tax Act, 1961 has submitted its report to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, sparking hopes of a simpler tax law with an easier compliance burden and friendly tax administration. ... read..


Centre working on amendments to RERA: Official
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Union Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra on Monday said the government is working towards amending several provisions of the Real Estate Regulations Act (RERA), which will benefit both developers and homebuyers. ... read..


6 lakh trucks off road in Bengal, export-import hit
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The perishable goods and export-import business was hit as nearly six lakh trucks remained off road in West Bengal following an indefinite strike called by the truck owners and operators on Monday. ... read..


IIT-Mandi developing technology to convert heat into electricity
Mandi | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi researchers in Himachal Pradesh are developing thermoelectric materials that can efficiently convert heat into electricity. ... read..


FHRAI joins chorus against online food apps, threatens protests
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
As online food aggregators faced the heat from offline restaurants under the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has joined the chorus, warning of nation-wide protests again ... read..


RIL's Aramco deal to lower its FY21 earning by 9%: Report
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s consolidated earnings would be lower by 9 per cent while operating cash flow would fall 14 per cent in FY21 following 20 per cent stake sale in its oil-to-chemical (OTC) business to Saudi Aramco, as per a ... read..


Odisha approves 5 investment proposals worth Rs 2.04 lakh cr
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Odisha government on Monday approved five investment proposals worth Rs 2.04 lakh crore. ... read..


Markets end flat with no stimulus package in sight (Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Sensex and Nifty on Monday gained in early trade on optimism over reports that the government will soon announce a stimulus package to revive growth in the economy. However, with no such announcement made till close, the markets finished with little g ... read..


Jio adds, Vodafone loses customers in June: TRAI data
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Reliance Jio continued to be on a spree on net addition of mobile subscribers adding over 82 lakh new users while Airtel lost 29,883 and Vodafone Idea had to let go of a massive 41 lakh customers as on June 30, 2019, according to data released by the Tele ... read..


Sitharaman in Varanasi on Tuesday to allay slowdown fears
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be in Varanasi on Tuesday to understand the problems faced by the local industry as well as the taxpayers. She is currently on a multi-city tour to take stock of the health of economy, which is in the grip of a sl ... read..


Northeast: New digital system hits India-Bangladesh trade
Agartala | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Due to introduction of a new online trade management system -- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) - the India-Bangladesh trade through Tripura has been hugely affected for the past two weeks, traders and officials said on Monday. ... read..


Liquor sale from grocery shops proposed in Jharkhand
Ranchi | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Jharkhand Excise Department has proposed to allow sale of liquor in grocery shops in the state. ... read..


Priyanka hits out at government over economic slowdown
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday slammed the government's silence over job losses following the slowdown in the economy. ... read..


Amid slowdown, RBI Governor hints at softer approach on rates
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Indicating a softer approach on rate cuts in the wake of economic slowdown, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday said growth is the top priority at a time when the Indian banking system is facing many challenges. ... read..


Committee submits report on replacing I-T Act with Direct Tax Code
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 7:11:28 PM IST
A committee of experts headed by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) member Akhilesh Ranjan on Monday submitted its report on replacing the Income Tax Act with a new Direct Tax Code. ... read..


Tackle emergencies without any stress by using a Loan against Fixed Deposit from Bajaj Finance
| August 19, 2019 6:41:48 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] August 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Fixed deposit is a preferred investment option for risk-averse investors, who seek stable growth and safety of their investment capital. ... read..


Loan becomes easy with ATD Money 'Payday Loan'
| August 19, 2019 6:41:42 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): A renowned company ATD Fintech with their app ATD Money launches 'payday loan' which aims at helping the employees of the corporate sector during the time of financial crunch. ... read..


Tech Mahindra and Loomba Foundation join hands to support cause of Widowhood
| August 19, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
New Delhi [India] August 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Tech Mahindra Foundation (TMF), the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, announced tod ... read..


Odisha government okays five investment proposals worth Rs 2.04 lakh crore
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 6:41:29 PM IST
The Odisha state government on Monday approved five investment proposals envisaging total investment of Rs 2.04 lakh crore and employment opportunities for 27,645 people. ... read..


Teaser of 'Officer Arjun Singh IPS' starring Priyanshu Chatterjee and Rai Laxmi released
| August 19, 2019 6:41:25 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] August 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Patriotism is at an all-time high in the Indian film industry and leveraging the current Bollywood vibe, Ek Tera Saath writer and Director Arshad Siddiqui is coming back with yet another action-packed ... read..


Embassy Group Hosts the 6th Edition of 'Embassy Pedal for the Planet'
| August 19, 2019 6:11:34 PM IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] August 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): After the success of organizing the largest cycling event of the city over the past few years, Embassy Group, India's leading real estate developer announces the 6th Edition of 'Embassy Ped ... read..


Domestic cotton spinners in a bind as weak export demand weighs on performance
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 6:11:25 PM IST
The performance of domestic cotton spinners is likely to weaken in the current financial year following a brief recovery in FY19 as they are grappling with the twin challenges of weak export demand and uncompetitive cotton prices, investment information f ... read..


Reliance Jio adds 82.6 lakh users: TRAI
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 5:41:27 PM IST
Reliance Jio added over 8.26 million users in June while Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea lost 4.17 million subscribers combined, according to data released on Monday by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). ... read..


Experts' hope high from direct tax code
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
With the direct tax code (DTC) being in the works for years and report of the task force expected anytime now, tax experts hope the new draft law would ease compliance burden and reduce future litigations by incorporating orders of various high courts and ... read..


Equity gauges end flat, Yes Bank falls 3 pc
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 4:41:30 PM IST
Equity benchmark indices ended in the green on Monday but last hour selling pressure erased all intra-day gains. ... read..


Sensex up 73 pts, Nifty above 11,000
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Sensex on Monday opened slightly higher over gains by finance and banking stocks. ... read..


KEC International secures orders of Rs 845 crore in railway infrastructure sector
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 4:11:24 PM IST
KEC International, an RPG Group company, said on Monday it has secured its first orders of Rs 845 crore in the emerging regional rapid transit system (RRTS) and metro sectors in India. ... read..


Vehicle registrations fall by 6 pc in July amid weak consumer sentiment
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 3:41:27 PM IST
Weak consumer sentiment amid tight liquidity conditions led to year-on-year de-growth of 6 per cent in vehicle registrations during July, the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) said on Monday. ... read..


RBI working towards stable financial system in evolving scenario: Shaktikanta Das
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 2:11:26 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is closely monitoring inter-linkages of non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) with the banking sector, capital market and other financial entities to ensure stability, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Monday. ... read..


Pennar Industries bags orders worth Rs 538 crore for various businesses
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 19, 2019 1:11:29 PM IST
Engineering products and solutions company Pennar Industries said on Monday it has bagged orders worth Rs 538 crore across various business verticals in the past two months. ... read..


Digit SQUAD Tech Day hosts the biggest Tech Influencer gathering in India
| August 19, 2019 12:41:24 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] August 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Digit SQUAD, the largest tech influencer community in India today hosted the country's biggest gathering of tech enthusiast and micro-influencers at the power-packed Mumbai edition of 'Digit SQUAD Tec ... read..


HCL Tech signs MoU with MADC for expansion of MIHAN campus
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 11:11:28 AM IST
HCL Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) for expansion of its Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN). ... read..


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