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SpiceJet to launch six new frequencies

According to the airline, new seasonal flights will be effective from December 22, 2017 and will continue till February 5, 2018.

5 hours ago

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World Bank to stop financing oil, gas projects from 2019

The move, it said, was meant to help countries meet the greenhouse gas-curbing pledges they had made in support of the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

7 hours ago

Electoral bonds likely to carry validity of 15 days

To prevent misuse of proposed electoral bonds, the government is likely to cap the validity at 15 days within which such bonds -- bearer in nature -- have to be redeemed by political parties.

15 hours ago

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Stocks start with caution, macro data ahead

Key stock indices Sensex and Nifty turned cautious at the start today as investors looked forward to macroeconomic data due later in the day amid a mixed trend in Asia.

16 hours ago

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Ford India to raise prices by up to 4 per cent

The Indian subsidiary of American car manufacturer Ford India on Monday stated it would increase the prices of its models by up to 4 per cent starting January 2018.

18 hours ago

Rationalisation of merchant discount rates to benefit merchants

A closer look reveals that the cap appears to be beneficial to merchants who can gain from a uniform rate structure as opposed to dealing with multiple slabs.

18 hours ago

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Supreme Court to hear Centre’s plea in Vodafone tax case

The Supreme Court will today hear the Centre’s plea against an order of the Delhi High Court that allowed arbitration in the Vodafone tax case.

18 hours ago

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Tata Motors to increase auto prices

Tata Motors is the latest producer to join the string of car makers that have decided to ring in the new year with steep auto prices, driven by rising inputs costs.

18 hours ago

USD 1 billion credit to boost connectivity with Asean

India has proposed extending a $1-billion line of credit to promote sea, air and road connectivity projects in southeast Asia, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

18 hours ago

Vehicle sales grow 24 per cent in November

Among different segments, overall passenger vehicle sales volumes grew 14.29 per cent in November to 2,75,417 units from 2,40,983 in November last year.

18 hours ago

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Labour market reforms, exchange rate management will spur job creation: Prof Vijay Joshi

Prof Vijay Joshi said labour market reforms and exchange rate management will help India achieve labour-intensive growth.

12 Dec 2017

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Government realised fiscal deficit targets: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said even as economists present at the meeting suggested lowering of the country's corporate tax rates.

11 Dec 2017

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Sebi bans three individuals from capital markets for three years

In an off-market transaction, it is normally presumed that the involved entities are related entities or known to each other.

11 Dec 2017

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Onion, tomato prices decline on improved supplies

Onion and tomato prices in both wholesale and retail markets of the national capital have started cooling down with improved supplies from the growing regions, according to traders.

11 Dec 2017

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Israel gives initial nod to Indian, Greek energy companies

Israel's Energy Ministry on Monday gave preliminary approval to bids from Greek and Indian energy companies to explore for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean.

11 Dec 2017

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PIL on over-invoicing by power firms Adani, Essar: Delhi High Court seeks government's reply

Delhi High Court sought the Centre's response on two PILs seeking an SIT probe into alleged over-invoicing of equipment and fuel imported for power plants.

11 Dec 2017

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Increase social security pension in budget: Experts to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Economists today suggested a range of measures, including increasing social security pension, to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as part of pre-budget consultations.

11 Dec 2017

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Farm loan waiver gets thumbs-down from former central bankers

Former RBI governor Y V Reddy said the practice is not good for "economic or credit culture" and insisted that ultimately it is a political decision and cannot be justified in the longer run.

11 Dec 2017

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Sensex rises 205 points, rising for third straight session

Optimistic buying in blue-chip stocks ahead of the release of industrial production and retail inflation data later this week drove stocks higher.

11 Dec 2017

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India's economy expected to grow at 7.5 percent in 2018: Global Investment Bank Nomura

Global investment bank Nomura has predicted India's economy to register a 7.5 percent growth rate in 2018, saying it is on the cusp of a cyclical recovery.

11 Dec 2017

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Apple Inc, Indian government wrangle over import tax on mobile parts: Sources

Apple Inc has asked India to defer a planned increase in import taxes on mobile phone parts so it can expand its iPhone manufacturing in the country, but the government is unlikely to accede.

11 Dec 2017