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MARG ERP eyes business gains in GST, to pump in Rs 100 crore

As part of the awareness campaign to tap this opportunity, the company has already started road shows in different parts of the country.

12 hours ago

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies in talks with five states for high-speed travel network

The idea entails putting goods and people in capsules which will travel in specially-made vacuum tunnels built above the ground.

14 hours ago

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Five major telecom companies optimum for Indian market: Telecom Secy JS Deepak

The consolidation in the otherwise crowded Indian telecom industry has been hastened by Jio's free voice call and data plans, forcing incumbents to slash tariff at the cost of profits.

14 hours ago

The net inflow may increase further as two trading sessions are still left in this month, experts believe.
Foreign Portfolio Investment net inflow at Rs 14,600 crore in February

The net inflow may increase further as two trading sessions are still left in this month, experts believe.

15 hours ago

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ArcelorMittal plans solar farm on steel plant land in Karnataka

Setting up of the solar park will contribute to the mitigation of Karnataka's power crisis and participation in the National Solar Energy mission of the government of India.

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Vijaya Telangana plans Rs 300 crore expansion

Vijaya Telangana, a dairy brand owned and run by the Telangana State Dairy Development Cooperative Federation (TSDDCF), is planning modernisation and expansion works on Telangana scale with an outlay of

20 hours ago

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett (File | AP)
Warren Buffett tackles Trump in defending value of immigrants

The billionaire investor's letter comes as the country grapples with Trump's anti-immigrant policies and his crackdown on 11 million undocumented people.

26 Feb 2017

NCAER lowers GDP growth forecast to 6.9 per cent for FY17

Earlier this week International Monetary Fund lowered GDP growth forecast to 6.6 per cent.

25 Feb 2017

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Stents pricing: Government asks hospitals to make prompt refunds

No action will be taken against hospitals under the scanner for overcharging on stents if they refund the money to patients.

25 Feb 2017

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Coal India arm NLC approves Rs 1,244 crore share buyback plan

The equity shares proposed to be bought back by NCL represent 4.29 per cent of the existing paid up capital of NCL.

25 Feb 2017

Pakistan'sPrime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz (File | AFP)
10-nation ECO summit to focus on connectivity: Sartaj Aziz

The forum would help in deciding ways to increase cooperation in areas such as trade, energy, tourism, economic growth and productivity.

25 Feb 2017

Indian Oil Corporation
Unit of L&T wins $165 million contract from Indian Oil Corp

A unit of Larsen & Toubro has won an onshore engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Indian Oil Corp Ltd.

25 Feb 2017

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President Trump signs executive order to cut regulations 'punishing companies'

The order 'Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda', directed that each government agency shall establish a regulation reform officer and a task force within 60 days to carry out reforms. 

25 Feb 2017

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Citigroup hiring practices being investigated by US regulators: Sources

U.S. agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, are looking into whether or not the bank hired candidates referred by foreign government officials over others, sources said.

25 Feb 2017

Retrospective application of e-waste rules would stifle growth: ICA

Mobile operators have demanded suspension of electronic waste rules of 2016, which seek to cover manufacturing and sales details of the past 10 years.

25 Feb 2017

EPFO to launch housing scheme

The four crore-odd subscribers of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) would soon be able to make down payment and pay EMIs from their EPF accounts to buy homes.

25 Feb 2017

Cancer-causing Chinese cinnamon-lookalike imported in huge quantities: RTI

It is not easy to distinguish between cinnamon and its lookalike cassia.

25 Feb 2017

FDI swells 18% to $46 bn in 2016

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India grew 18 per cent during 2016 to touch $46 billion against $39.32 billion in 2015, data from the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) showed.

25 Feb 2017

Firms with sales below Rs 50 crore out of POEM rules

The income tax department on Friday clarified that the Place of Effective Management (POEM) rules that require foreign firms to pay taxes in India if the effective control is within the country.

25 Feb 2017

Banks told to accept tax under PMGKY

In a move to increase deposits under the amnesty scheme of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, the government has warned banks of penalty if they fail to accept taxes under the scheme.

25 Feb 2017

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WhatsApp eyes a pie in India’s digital initiative

Popular messaging app WhatsApp will soon explore areas of cooperation to push India’s digital commerce initiatives and digital empowerment.

25 Feb 2017