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CPI, WPI inflation to rise further in coming months: Morgan Stanley

PTI

Retail and wholesale inflation accelerated in July and the uptrend is likely to continue in the com... »

RBI to maintain 'prolonged pause' before next rate cut: HSBC

PTI

Inflation numbers have risen as expected and the Reserve Bank will go in for a “prolonged pause” be... »

Govt extends tax exemption for industry in North East, hilly states

K R Srivats

Scheme involving budgetary support of Rs 27,413 crore for ten year period upto March 31, 2027 approved »

Falling bids may cast a shadow on solar projects

V Rishi Kumar

Developers eye dollar denominated bonds »

High GST may hit leasing industry growth

PTI

The estimated Rs 5,500-crore capital goods leasing sector, growing at 15-20 per cent, may get taper... »

Economy

Doubling of track capacity between Jharsuguda and Vizianagaram via the coal belts of Sambalpur and Titlagarh will improve the scope of evacuation and the pace of supplies to the South

Completion of key rail link projects to improve coal supplies from next fiscal

Pratim Ranjan Bose

Coal supplies will improve significantly beginning 2018, riding on the completion of key rail proje... »

Policy

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with IT and Communication Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Rural evelopment Minister Narender Singh Tomar at a press conference in the Capital on Wednesday

GST relief for industrial units in Himalayan, N-E region

Our Bureau

As many as 4,284 industrial units in the North East and Himalayan States will get GST relief in th... »

National

States take over Rs 2.09 lakh cr DISCOM debt

Our Bureau

States participating in the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) have taken over the targeted debt ... »

Economy

PSUs’ overwhelming presence holding back economy: Ruchir Sharma

PTI

The overwhelming presence of public sector is holding back the Indian economy, Morgan Stanley’s Ruc... »

Economy

Revenue Dept’s probes are source of data on black money: Jaitley

Press Trust of India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said ongoing probes of and notices to depositors of unexplained... »

Economy

No takers for transit facility through Bangladesh

Pratim Ranjan Bose

Passengers deterred by higher fares; cargo handlers by procedural hassles, longer travel time »

PSUs’ overwhelming presence holding back economy: Ruchir Sharma

PTI

The overwhelming presence of public sector is holding back the Indian economy, Morgan Stanley’s Ruchir Sharma said today. Citing the example of Indian banks, Sharma said the public sector’s share i... »

Flight services resume in Puducherry

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy along with Ministers, MLAs and officials, flagging off a plane on the first day of services at Puducherry Airport on Wednesday - Photo: SS KUMAR

PTI

After a gap of about three years, flight services resumed from the Union Territory, with the launch of services between Puducherry and Hyderabad. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy accorded a warm rece... »

No takers for transit facility through Bangladesh

Pratim Ranjan Bose

Passengers deterred by higher fares; cargo handlers by procedural hassles, longer travel time »
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‘India needs to improve infrastructure to smoothen cargo traffic flow’

PETER GERBER, CEO, Lufthansa Cargo

Tanya Thomas

Frankfurt-based air freight carrier Lufthansa Cargo, a subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa, increased its freighter services to Mumbai from four to three last month. It also has two freighter services a ... »

IBS sets up test factory for Lufthansa Cargo

Our Bureau

IBS Software, an IT solutions provider to the global aviation industry, has set up a ‘test factory’ for Lufthansa Cargo to ensure all its application software are fit for purpose and meet the quality... »

Farm output to top 275 mt

Our Bureau

An increase in the estimated yields of paddy and wheat has helped the Government to revise its total foodgrain production projection for 2016-17 by over 2 mt to a record 275.68 mt in its 4th advance... »

Agri farmers have to link Aadhaar with bank a/c for crop loans in 2017-18

Our Bureau

To ensure hassle-free benefits to farmers under Interest Subvention Scheme, the Reserve Bank of India has advised banks to make Aadhaar linkage mandatory for availing short-term crop loans up to ₹3 la... »

New corpus fund for higher education

Our Bureau

Higher education schemes would soon get more support as the Cabinet has approved the creation of a corpus fund for secondary and higher education.All the funds collected from the secondary and highe... »

Govt sets up panel for strategic disinvestment

PTI

The Cabinet today decided to set up a high-powered committee of Union ministers, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, to expedite strategic disinvestment of state-owned companies. The Cabinet g... »

Two rapid exit taxiways to be commissioned at Bengaluru airport tomorrow

PTI

Airlines can now add more flights from the Bengaluru airport with the commissioning of two rapid exit taxiways (RETs) from tomorrow, which will increase aircraft movement capacity to 38 per hour from... »

Spices Board teams up with J&K govt

Delhi HC sets aside DGCA circular on excess baggage fees

SEBI exempts lenders investing in stressed co from open offer

Govt extends anti-dumping duty on Chinese chemical import

‘Make in India’ driven metro rail policy gets Cabinet nod

10% rise in wilful defaulters

RJio’s phone will hit sector, erode revenue: Vodafone to telecom panel

CBEC liberalises norms for letters of undertaking

Completion of key rail link projects to improve coal supplies from next fiscal

Doubling of track capacity between Jharsuguda and Vizianagaram via the coal belts of Sambalpur and Titlagarh will improve the scope of evacuation and the pace of supplies to the South

Pratim Ranjan Bose

Coal supplies will improve significantly beginning 2018, riding on the completion of key rail projects in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. In Odisha, the CIL-finan... »

GST relief for industrial units in Himalayan, N-E region

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with IT and Communication Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Rural evelopment Minister Narender Singh Tomar at a press conference in the Capital on Wednesday

Our Bureau

As many as 4,284 industrial units in the North East and Himalayan States will get GST relief in the form of refund of Central share of CGST and iGST. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)... »

‘Easing regulations on veggies from Bangladesh can benefit NE consumers’

File photo of a vendor bringing goods to Kalaichar Border Haat on the Indo-Bangladesh border in Garo Hills, Meghalaya Ritu Raj Konwar

Amiti Sen

CUTS study sees savings potential by nixing non-tariff barriers »

Experts divided over privatisation of Dredging Corporation

A hi-tech dredger of the Dredging Corporation of India at work

P Manoj

While some feel the PSU major’s equipment, manpower will benefit the buyer, others say it will increase their operational costs »

Wet spell over Peninsula may continue into next week

Vinson Kurian

The moderate to heavy rainfall from an active phase of the monsoon is forecast to continue along the East Coast and over the South Peninsula into the next week. Global agencies have suggested that not... »

Revenue Dept’s probes are source of data on black money: Jaitley

Press Trust of India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said ongoing probes of and notices to depositors of unexplained money post note ban were among the sources to collate information about black money that figured in... »

Cabinet approves raising ₹9,020 cr for Long Term Irrigation Fund

Our Bureau

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for raising Extra Budgetary Resources of up to ₹9,020 crore during the financial year 2017-18. An official statement said that the funds will be raised by t... »

Changes in Factories Act will help erring firms: BMS

Our Bureau

The Centre’s move to amend the Factories Act 1948, which includes easing of licensing norms, is set to be opposed by all trade unions. Ahead of a tripartite meeting called by the Labour Ministry this... »

Cabinet clears MoU between India, Sweden on IPR

PTI

The Union Cabinet today cleared MoU signing between India and Sweden on intellectual property right (IPR) cooperation, aimed at benefiting entrepreneurs, investors and businesses. The Cabinet meeti... »

Petrol pumps to sell EESL’s energy efficient bulbs, fans

Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at the signing of the MoU between EESL and PSU oil retailers for selling energy-efficient appliances in petrol pumps - PTI

Our Bureau

Energy efficient appliances will now be sold in fuel retail outlets of Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). Speaking at an event where an agreement between the oil companies and Energy Ef... »

States take over Rs 2.09 lakh cr DISCOM debt

Foodgrains production set to touch record 276 mt in 2016-17

Data security: Lens on foreign mobile phone makers

Discoms save Rs 15K cr under UDAY scheme

‘We are creating a pesticide-free category’

₹3 lakh cr back in banking system post note ban: Modi

Closure of sick PSUs has gone ‘very well’: Panagariya

How GST benefits business and nation »


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