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Government slashes tax for corporate, manufacturing firms

In an effort to boost investment in the economy, Government on Friday announced lowering of corporate tax, effectively by 10 percentage points for exi

20 Sep 2019 12:12 pm
Investor wealth spikes ₹2.11 lakh cr after FM announcements

Sensex zoomed over 1300 points on announcement

20 Sep 2019 12:08 pm
Report from J&K HC CJ does not support claims on inability to access court there: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said it has received a report from the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court and claims that people are unabl

20 Sep 2019 12:00 pm
Rupee rallies 66 paise to 70.68 against dollar on FM announcements

 The rupee was trading at 70.91 around 11.34 am

20 Sep 2019 11:59 am
Supreme Court allows Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections for office bearers

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect office bearers but said the results will be s

20 Sep 2019 11:57 am
Indian Air Force names RKS Bhadauria as its next chief

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who played a key role in negotiating the Rafale deal, will be the next Chief of Air Staff, the government a

20 Sep 2019 11:45 am
Snapdeal registers 1,100 sellers from Assam

E-commerce platform Snapdeal has expanded its merchandise by including vendors from Assam for offering a wider choice to nearly 70 million users, who

20 Sep 2019 11:41 am
India cuts tax rate to 15% for new manufacturing units

This move is to capatalise on the ongoing trade war between US-China

20 Sep 2019 11:38 am
Hard to recycle packaging, a major area of concern

How often have you enjoyed a fruit juice from a disposable, multilayered carton and dumped it by wayside? Have you ever paused to think how the litt

20 Sep 2019 11:23 am
Hollywood vs Bollywood: How the titans clash for screen space

With 70-80 releases a year, Hollywood contributes 10-15% to box office revenues

20 Sep 2019 11:21 am
KTM set to kick off new chapter in India with 790 Duke

The Austrian bike-maker will leverage its China JV for global distribution

20 Sep 2019 11:18 am
Ajay Bhutoria appointed as L&T NxT CEO

Infrastructure giant Larsen & Toubro on Thursday said it has appointed Ajay S Bhutoria as chief executive for its technology platform L&T NxT

20 Sep 2019 11:17 am
Audi and the art of customising cars in the virtual world

The German luxury brand is leveraging new tools to attract buyers

20 Sep 2019 11:17 am
UN chief could discuss Kashmir issue at UNGA: UN spokesman

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is likely to use the opportunity of discussions during the high-level UN General Assembly session that begins h

20 Sep 2019 11:17 am
Greaves bets big on e-mobility plan with Ampere

Zeal scooter brings in new customers; more products in company’s pipeline

20 Sep 2019 11:16 am
Coping with two transformations in mobility

Urban mobility is set to witness a tectonic shift with EVs, and a revamped, refocussed infrastructure. Here are some pointers for India from Frankfurt and Berlin

20 Sep 2019 11:14 am
Renault Triber review: Clan Warrior!

With so much of the slowdown being at the bottom of the car market, Renault’s Triber could well be the bellwether of a revival

20 Sep 2019 11:13 am
GST Council meet: States to flag poor revenue mop-up

Revenue considerations are set to play a big role at the meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday with many States expected to r

20 Sep 2019 10:54 am
US fines Hyundai $47 mn over dirty diesel engines

South Korean shipbuilding and industrial firm Hyundai Heavy Industries will pay a $47-million fine for illegally importing and selling dirty diesel e

20 Sep 2019 10:51 am
ICAR develops 2 new chickpeas varieties

Government research body Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on Friday said two superior chickpea varieties have been developed through m

20 Sep 2019 10:46 am
YES Bank board underlines sound financial position after MCPL stake sale

Private sector lender, YES Bank, on Friday stressed that it is in sound financial health, after the announcement of stake sale in the lender by promot

20 Sep 2019 10:37 am
SmartFarms Agritech plans to raise $ 1.5 mn in pre-Series A round

SmartFarms Agritech is in discussions with a clutch of investors to raise $1.5 million in a pre-Series A round, even as the company has raised an undi

20 Sep 2019 10:28 am
Gold up on soft dollar, set for first weekly gain in four

Palladium hits fresh record high of $1,635.55/oz

20 Sep 2019 10:26 am
Dollar erases post-Fed bounce, sterling up on Brexit deal hopes

The dollar was steady buying 108 Japanese yen, after falling from close to a seven-week peak hit on Thursday.

20 Sep 2019 10:24 am
Wall Street mixed as Microsoft climbs and Apple dips

Healthcare stocks among top boosts to S&P 500

20 Sep 2019 10:17 am
How a fair trade premium improves the lot of the farmer

The first step is to establish the origin of the product that goes back to the farmer who delivered it, says Rahul Gopinath of Ecom Agroindustrial Corp

20 Sep 2019 10:12 am
L&T to submit final report on KoPT’s 90 mt capacity augmentation plan soon

The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is expecting L&T Consultancy to submit its final report relating to capacity augmentation of the port based on deman

20 Sep 2019 9:59 am
CBI court’s ruling provides fresh ammo in SSC exam scam

Order proves that entire exam is tainted, say aspirants, who now plan to approach SC-appointed panel working on reforms

20 Sep 2019 9:58 am
Ramco’s new approach suggests path to choosing right cement

Next time you go to a dealership of  Ramco Cements, you will be in for a little surprise. The staff may throw a barrage of questions at you about the

20 Sep 2019 9:58 am
Customers use less than 50% of mobile banking features: FSS study

Customers are using less than 50 per cent of the features available in the mobile banking apps, according to a report published by global payments t

20 Sep 2019 9:57 am
BSNL executive union blames FinMin for delaying revival package

The Sanchar Nigam Executives’ Association (SNEA), one of the employees unions of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd, has alleged that the Finance Ministry is op

20 Sep 2019 9:52 am
Essel banks on extension of standstill pact to repay debt

Deadline for debt repayment is Sept 30

20 Sep 2019 9:51 am
ECG goes live on Apple Watch in India

Apple has now activated the ECG and irregular heart rhythm detection for use in India. The ECG feature will work on Apple Watch Series 4 and 5, while

20 Sep 2019 9:45 am
20 Sep 2019 9:43 am
Oil prices march to biggest weekly gain in months as West Asia tensions dominate

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 66 cents to $58.79 a barrel, set to post a 7.1 per cent gain for the week, the largest weekly rise since June.

20 Sep 2019 9:19 am
‘Fall in area under rice, sugar will not hurt us’

Citing resistance to biotechnology, NITI Aayog’s Ramesh Chand favours a productivity breakthrough in oilseeds, pulses

20 Sep 2019 8:51 am
Asian shares lifted by monetary easing measures, oil edges up on supply concerns

China cuts new 1-year lending benchmark rate by 5 bps

20 Sep 2019 8:44 am
Tackling NPAs calls for a shift in strategy

Before considerations of provisioning, problem loans need to be identified by using transparent, meaningful criteria

20 Sep 2019 8:38 am
Auto’s cup of woe

Sector hit by BS-VI and other transition issues

20 Sep 2019 8:37 am
Detention camps as growth model

Detention of illegal immigrants becoming a grim, sunrise industry

20 Sep 2019 8:35 am
‘To support product development, set up innovation centres at varsities’

A professor from IIT-Madras has stressed on the need for research innovation centres at the university level.Speaking at the inauguration of a confere

19 Sep 2019 10:27 pm
Europe, Canada start recall of Zantac drug versions after carcinogen scare

Drugmakers and global public-health regulators are taking steps to remove supplies of a popular heartburn medication that may have become tainted wit

19 Sep 2019 10:25 pm
Microsoft tie-up may brighten Eros Int’l

 Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the US s

19 Sep 2019 10:14 pm
Apollo Hospitals in pact with US firm to launch healthcare drones

Apollo Hospitals Group has tied up with US-based Zipline to launch Drone healthcare delivery solutions. The Hospital will explore and leverage drone

19 Sep 2019 10:10 pm
Lenders need to take hair-cut in the NBFC resolution process: RBI Governor

Lenders will need to take a large hair-cut in the resolution of non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) where there are major governance issues, accord

19 Sep 2019 10:08 pm
FM opens the liquidity tap for Bharat

Asks banks, NBFCS to organise meetings in districts to reach credit to the needy

19 Sep 2019 10:06 pm
DCC approves in-building access for multiple operators

Also gives nod for projects to lay towers/ fibres worth ₹8,500 crore in various States

19 Sep 2019 10:05 pm
PV Sindhu is one of the big contenders for the Tokyo gold, says coach P Gopichand

PV Sindhu will be a strong contender for the women's gold medal at next year's Tokyo Olympics, but the 24-year-old's recent World Championship triump

19 Sep 2019 10:04 pm
Mamata meets Amit Shah, asks him to correct NRC flubs in Assam

A day after she met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Thursday. She u

19 Sep 2019 10:02 pm
INS Khanderi submarine to be commissioned on September 28

State-owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd, India’s biggest warship builder, will deliver INS Khanderi, the second of the six Scorpene Class submarines

19 Sep 2019 10:00 pm