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GST Council likely to cut rates on handlooms, sanitary napkins on Saturday

Sanitary napkins, handlooms and handicrafts are currently taxed at 12 per cent; e-books attract 18 per cent.

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 7:05 am

Iran oil sanctions: India, US hold talks as Washington hints at exemptions

India and Iran also had extensive deliberations on ways to deal with the impact of US sanctions

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 7:03 am

Drought-like conditions? Rain deficit widens in east, North-East India

Rain deficiency in eastern and western Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya is 20-46 per cent less th

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 7:03 am

Cineplex owners may move SC over subsuming of entertainment tax into GST

Cineplex owners are claiming that the UP government promised to allow multiplexes retain a portion of entertainment tax for 5 years but now

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 7:03 am

Green bond yields rising sharply in secondary market: All you need to know

Green bonds have a huge demand, but at a time of global uncertainties, investors are asking for an 'uncertainty premium' for lower rated an

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 7:00 am

LIC likely to get management control of debt-ridden IDBI Bank

The bank's Board in its meeting considered letter from LIC expressing interest in acquiring 51 per cent controlling stake

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 6:57 am

COAI red flags Trai's new draft rules on pesky calls and messages

COAI has reiterated its concerns to Trai through a letter dated July 13

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 6:54 am

Realtors join fray in affordable housing segment, take the middle path

According to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, affordable housing is defined on the basis of property size, price and

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 6:51 am

Cheap oil from Iran or Trump's good books? PM Modi finds himself in a fix

While ending purchases from Iran will cost India savings on shipping costs and the longest credit period offered by any of its suppliers, t

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 6:51 am

Scam-hit PNB nets Rs 1.5 billion in FY18 as below minimum balance penalty

The bank charged Rs 320 million as penalty in the first quarter of FY18, Rs 290 million in the second, Rs 370 million in the third and Rs 5

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 3:46 am

Dairy farmers' stir: Govt plans to introduce milk in mid-day meal scheme

By official estimates, the country has a surplus of 300,000 tonnes of milk powder, which has led to dairies and other bulk buyers cutting l

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 2:33 am

Apps should collect minimal data like Aadhar: TRAI chief

TRAI Chairman R S Sharma has said that apps should collect minimal data just as UIDAI does to give 12-digit Aadhar numbers to people. Som

Zee Biz 18 Jul 2018 2:26 am

Parliament set for stormy monsoon session as all agree to disagree

A joint letter from opposition's Lok Sabha MPs to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan was a proof of increasing trust deficit between the ruling BJP an

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 12:47 am

Govt to pump Rs 113 bn into 5 PSBs to meet regulatory capital requirements

The capital infusion will be a part of the Rs 2.11-trillion recapitalisation plan for public sector banks announced by the government last

Business Standard 18 Jul 2018 12:09 am

Mixed trend in pulses

Select grain prices advanced by up to Rs 50 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today due to increased offtake by consuming industr

Zee Biz 18 Jul 2018 12:06 am

Rupee bounces 12 paise to end at 2-week high as crude oil ebbs

The rupee today bounced back to settle at a fresh two-week high of 68.45 against the US currency, gaining 12 paise as crude oil prices bea

Zee Biz 18 Jul 2018 12:06 am

Load capacity to be hiked for older heavy vehicles too

NEW DELHI: The government will soon increase permissible load capacity for trucks and tractors already plying on roads. The 20-25% increase

The Economic Times 18 Jul 2018 12:03 am

Higher load cap may put brakes on CVs’ growth

MUMBAI: The booming commercial vehicles sector is expected to see a sharp deceleration in growth as new axle norms implemented on Monday wi

The Economic Times 17 Jul 2018 11:57 pm

Vehicle tracking systems, FASTags a must for CVs seeking national permit

The proposed amendment also provides that driving licence and pollution control certificates can be carried in physical or digital form

Business Standard 17 Jul 2018 11:47 pm

New paper on whether to regulate apps in the works, says Trai Chairman RS Sha..

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) plans to still bring out a separate consultation paper on whether to regulate over-the-top

The Economic Times 17 Jul 2018 11:35 pm

Airtel announces network expansion plans for Odisha

Leading telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel today announced its network roll-out plans for the current fiscal to further exp

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 11:26 pm

India's growth remains quite robust into future:IMF

India's growth remains "quite robust" into the future, the IMF has said despite slightly downgrading the country's gro

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 11:26 pm

Why lateral entry should top in India's roadmap to success

This column has argued for decades for the lateral entry of outside experts into top administrative positions to usher in world-class exper

The Economic Times 17 Jul 2018 11:11 pm

Muthoot Capital posts Rs 20.6 cr profit for Q1

Muthoot Capital today reported over three-fold jump in its net profit at Rs 20.6 crore for the first quarter ending June compared to the y

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 11:06 pm

Solanki visits horticultural station in Shimla

Within a few hours of taking oath as Himachal Governor, Kaptan Singh Solanki and his wife Rani Solanki visited regional horticultural rese

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 11:06 pm

FinMin okays capital infusion of over ₹11,000 cr in five PSBs

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday gave its nod for capital infusion of ₹11,336 crore in five weak public sector banks to

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:54 pm

Boost for textile sector with import duty on over 50 products doubled

New rates will cover items from fibre to apparels

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:49 pm

TCNS Clothing raises Rs 337 from anchor investors

Women's apparel maker TCNS Clothing Company today raised over Rs 337 crore from the anchor investors, ahead of its initial share-sale

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 10:46 pm

Netherlands to establish flower mandi in Gurgaon: Minister

The Netherlands will set up a flower market yard in Gurgaon under an MoU signd with the Haryana government, a state minister said. The fl

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 10:46 pm

Centre wants joint elections to LS, 13 State Assemblies

We would like Triple Talaq Bill to be passed in this session, says Law Minister

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:44 pm

Trucks can now legally carry 20-25% more load

Govt working on graded penalty for overloading

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:41 pm

IMF’s 7.3% growth projection ‘conservative’

IMF’s move to cut down India’s growth forecast by a larger proportion for 2019-20 should be seen as clear indication t

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:39 pm

‘Proposed solar safeguard duty is double-edged sword’

Domestic manufacturers happy, but power producers and SEZ units worried

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:37 pm

18 Bills to be introduced during Monsoon Session

Legislation to curb illegal deposits, amendments to MSME definition among the key ones

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:36 pm

Karnataka Minister favours index on cultivable crops

Karnataka Minister for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Venkatarao Nadagouda has suggested that governments come out wit

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:33 pm

Meghalaya plans start-up funding for jackfruit processing

Just like start-ups taking a different path to find solutions to problems, the Meghalaya government wants to chart out a

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:33 pm

Quality issues pound turmeric

Spot turmeric prices decreased at the markets in Erode as only poor quality produce arrived for sale. “At the Regulated

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:31 pm

Mixed trend in sugar market

Sugar prices at the Vashi wholesale market increased by ₹5-10 a quintal for M-grade and remained steady for S-grade on T

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:31 pm

Bullish trend in chana

Fuelled by rise in MSP, bullish trend in chana and dollar chana continued amid inadequate availability and rise in chana f

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:29 pm

Monsoon to stay strong for another week, says Met; heavy rain for Central Ind..

The rampant monsoon that has brought many areas in the Peninsula and Central India under a sheet of water may relent, but

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:28 pm

Centre taking steps to boost milk producers income, says Gadkari

The Centre will give a 10 per cent incentive to boost export of dairy products and is also considering distributing milk through midday me

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 10:26 pm

Civilian drones likely to take to skies from October

Drones for civilian purposes are likely to start flying in India from October onwards, a senior official said, as the Civil Aviation Minis

Zee Biz 17 Jul 2018 10:26 pm

Deepak Fert arm says new complexes see good response

Smartchem Technologies Limited, a subsidiary of Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd, said its ‘next

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:25 pm

Fadnavis, Opposition leaders and others to meet over dairy stir

Even as the dairy farmers strike in Maharashtra seeking higher milk procurement costs entered the second day, there were

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:25 pm

MK Agrotech to invest ₹350 cr in sunflower oil unit at Kakinada

Karnataka-based MK Agrotech Private Limited is setting up a 750 tonne a day capacity sunflower oil production facility in

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:24 pm

TN sugar mills seek govt support to overcome cane shortfall

Delegation meets CM to seek price support and cogeneration of power with sugar mills

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:23 pm

Centre to offer sops on milk product exports

To assuage agitating dairy farmers across the country, the Union government on Tuesday decided to provide 10 per cent inc

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:22 pm

MCX Zinc tests a key support

Last week, the zinc futures contract on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) tumbled 6.7 per cent accompanied by good volum

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:19 pm

Payments not impacting WhatsApp's other India plans: Sources

WhatsApp's payment plans have hit a roadblock in India following data privacy issues but sources familiar with the company's product develo

The Economic Times 17 Jul 2018 10:18 pm

Telangana farmers stare at prospects of repeat sowing

Revival of rains after a two-week lull has not rekindled any hopes for cotton farmers in Telangana. Though cotton sowing

The Hindu Businessline 17 Jul 2018 10:17 pm