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Cargo containers are seen stacked outside the container terminal of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai, India. (File photo |  Reuters)
Global ransomware attack hits Mumbai JNPT operations as Maersk subsidiary hacked globally

Operations at one of the three terminals of the nation's largest container port JNPT were impacted tonight as a fallout of the global ransomware attack.

5 hours ago

The exterior of a lorry's cargo compartment is pictured outside the headquarter of Nestle, in Vevey. (File photo/Reuters)
Nestle to buy back USD 21 billion in its own stock by 2020

Nestle says it plans to spend about USD 21 billion to buy its own stock in the next three years as the food and beverage giant seeks to boost shareholder value.

6 hours ago

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SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya rules out additional provisioning on blacklisted NPA accounts

She ruled out the additional provisioning towards the 12 largest NPA accounts which have been referred to insolvency proceedings denting the bottomlines very hard  as most of the provisioning was done

6 hours ago

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Software testing complete, ready for smooth GST rollout on July 1: GSTN

The GSTN portal has also started accepting registrations from new taxpayers from June 25 even as the process of migration of existing taxpayers is already on.

9 hours ago

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) logo is seen at the BSE building in Mumbai. (File | Reuters)
BSE to suspend trading in 11 companies for violating norms

Leading stock exchange BSE will suspend trading in the securities of as many as 11 companies from July 19 as they failed to comply with certain norms for two consecutive quarters.

9 hours ago

NPPA said the actual increase or decrease in drug prices after the GST rollout is expected to be in the range of 2-3 per cent. (File Photo | Reuters)
NPPA gets GST ready, releases ceiling price of 761 medicines

As per the provisional list, ceiling price of various cancer drugs like Bortezomib, Docetaxel and Gemcitabine have been reduced.  

9 hours ago

A view of the Monetary Authority of Singapore building in Singapore April 18, 2016. (File Photo | Reuters)
Singapore to permit banks to enter non-financial e-commerce

These will be businesses that are related to or complementary to banks' core financial operations, said Singapore's finance minister.

9 hours ago

Vodafone sign board. (File photo | Reuters)
Vodafone offers Netflix subscription on select postpaid plans

The company said it found that postpaid Red customers spent a significant amount of time on video streaming.

10 hours ago

A man types on a computer keyboard in this illustration picture. (File Photo | Reuters)
Maersk says its IT breakdown could be global

A Maersk spokeswoman said the cause of the breakdown was not yet known, but that it could extend across the company's global operations.

10 hours ago

IMF | Reuters
IMF cuts US growth forecasts, citing lack of Trump fiscal details

The IMF said the Trump administration's latest budget plans would place a disproportionate share of spending cuts onto low- and middle-income households

10 hours ago

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan gives away a free LPG cyclinder
LPG sales jump by record 9.8 per cent on Ujjwala push

Public sector fuel retailers sold 18.9 million tons of packed domestic LPG -- the fuel that is sold to consumers in cylinders

10 hours ago

Union Minister for Road Transport Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari. (File | PTI)
Cruise tourism policy next month, India to attract 700 vessels: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said the action plan will be finalised in the next three months.

12 hours ago

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the end of GST council meeting. (File Photo | PTI)
There may be initial problems during GST rollout: Arun Jaitley

The finance minister also said the GST Council will look at bringing real estate within the GST net by next year.

13 hours ago

Heavy downpour over the past few days has come as a big relief to farmers. A farmer sowing seeds in a field at Balussery in Kozhikode | TP Sooraj
Hike in minimum support price higher than last year, but still modest: Nomura

Market prices of some crops have gone below the MSP, which could discourage sowing.

13 hours ago

Kaushik Basu takes over as president of International Economic Association

Former chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu has taken over as president of the International Economic Association.

13 hours ago

Larsen and Toubro Construction bags orders worth Rs 2,552 crore

This is the second mega order in this category received by Larsen and Toubro Construction after the prestigious Dholera SIR Infrastructure project of Gujarat.

14 hours ago

Brussels has demanded that the US tech giant change the business model for Google Shopping to meet the EU's concerns.
Google fined record 2.4 billion euros by Europe for manipulating search results

Google has been accused of manipulating its search engine results to favour its new shopping service at the expense of smaller price-comparison websites.

14 hours ago

A man collects sand from a beach, against the backdrop of monsoon clouds on the outskirts of Kochi. (File Photo | Reuters)
Monsoon set to hit Punjab, Haryana in three days: MeT official

Punjab and Haryana, the grain bowl states of the country, had received scanty monsoon rains in the last two years.

14 hours ago

Sun Pharma, NIV join hands to fight zika, chikungunya, dengue

Sun Pharma will provide drug molecules to NIV for testing against zika, chikungunya and dengue in model systems.

14 hours ago

There is an agreement that natural gas can be included in GST, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (File Photo | Reuters)
Natural gas may be included in GST to benefit ONGC

Currently, crude oil, petrol, diesel, jet fuel and natural gas are not included in the new indirect tax structure.

14 hours ago

Belgian Army soldiers patrol in front of Central Station in Brussels after a reported explosion on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.(AP)

Belgium to invest 7 billion euros to counter extremist content online

Ministers approved the budget for the software at the start of this year, months after a terror attack on a Brussels metro station and the airport left 32 people dead in March 2016.

18 hours ago

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