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logo of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) painted on a wall outside its office in Kolkata. (Photo | Reuters)
BSNL, Vihaan Networks join hands for emergency solution during natural disasters

The solution, Relief 123, consists of a portable mobile station with 24-hour power back-up and a solar panel attached to it for further support.

28 Sep 2017

The Hyderabad and the Pune regions of the department have been given the highest targets to add 12.8 lakh and 11.8 lakh new filers respectively. (File Photo | PTI)
I-T dept fastens belt to add 1.25 crore new tax filers this fiscal

A new I-T return filer is defined as a person who has not filed return in the previous years but is liable to do so under the law.

28 Sep 2017

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Sensex back to positive zone amid derivatives expiry

Participants started covering their short bets on the last day of September derivatives contracts.

28 Sep 2017

A man walks past a Reliance Industries Limited sign board installed on a road divider in Gandhinagar. (File photo | Reuters)
RIL outbids GAIL to buy all its own coal bed methane gas 

Reliance Industries has outbid rivals, including state-owned GAIL India, to buy the entire volume of natural gas from its own coal seam blocks until March 2021.

28 Sep 2017

A man walks in front of the logo of Nissan Motor Co. at the gallery at its global headquarters in Yokohama, near Tokyo. (File photo | AP)
Nissan enters pre-owned car business in India 

Japanese car maker Nissan today launched its pre-owned car business in India as part of its efforts to tap the fast-growing segment in the country.

28 Sep 2017

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Coalition governments produce better economic growth: Ex-RBI governor Yaga Venugopal Reddy

Coalition governments in India have produced better economic growth rates in the last three decades than a strong majority government, former RBI governor Yaga Venugopal Reddy has said.

28 Sep 2017

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Stocks make a muted beginning on F&O expiry

The Sensex made a tepid start and the Nifty flirted with 9,700 in early session today on relentless selling by foreign funds.

28 Sep 2017

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has lashed out at 'superman' Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for making a 'mess' of the Indian economy.  (File | PTI)
Economy 'fine', case dismissed, Centre responds to senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha's attack

Veteran BJP leader and former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha wrote a scathing commentary yesterday blaming the Centre for the worsening state of the economy.

28 Sep 2017

FMCG consumption via online shopping to touch USD 45 billion by 2020: Report

The country is looking at a digitally driven FMCG business opportunity of $45 billion by 2020.

28 Sep 2017

FIEO seeks continuance of duty drawback rates

Federation of Indian Export Organisations, a Southern region on Wednesday urged the Central Board of Excise and Customs to continue duty drawback rates and Rebate of State Levies ROSL.

28 Sep 2017

Dentsu Aegis launches media investment arm

Global advertising firm Dentsu Aegis Network announced its foray into the media investment business in India with the launch of Amplifi.

28 Sep 2017

Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman, Bharti Enterprises; Dharmendra Pradhan, petroleum minister; Manoj Sinha, MoS Communications; Ravi Shankar Prasad, Electronics and IT minister; Satish Mahana, Industrial Development Minister, Uttar Pradesh; Mukesh Ambani, chairman, Reliance Industries during the inaugural session of the India Mobile Congress in New Delhi on Wednesday | shekhar yadav
Telecom sector may witness Rs 60,000 crore investment in Fiscal Year 2018

Industry players to pump in money to boost digital infra; Airtel to invest Rs 20,000 crore.

28 Sep 2017

Piramal forays into housing finance business

Piramal Finance has forayed into retail housing finance business through its wholly owned subsidiary, Piramal Housing Finance.

28 Sep 2017

Markets tank for seventh straight day; rupee sinks to six-month low

Extending their losing streak to the seventh day, Indian stock markets continued to tank with the Sensex and Nifty losing 439.95 and 135.75 points, respectively, on Wednesday.

28 Sep 2017

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Job security and work-life balance matter more than salary, Indeed.com survey reveals

The list is headed by Google, of course, for the nth time and the second and third spots are taken by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited and State Bank of India, respectively.

27 Sep 2017

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Punjab National Bank to raise up to Rs 11,000 crore via various securities

Public sector lender Punjab National Bank (PNB) today said its board has approved raising up to Rs 11,000 crore through various securities.

27 Sep 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  | Shekhar Yadav
Jaitley to meet industry, exporters on GST issues tomorrow

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet industry representatives, including exporters, to deliberate upon the problems being faced by them with regard to the Goods and Services Tax.

27 Sep 2017

A McDonalds outlet in New Delhi. (File photo | Associated Press)
NCLT asks McDonald's to file reply in 10 days on contempt plea

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has directed McDonald's India to file a reply within 10 days over the contempt plea moved by its estranged Indian partner Vikram Bakshi. The National Company L

27 Sep 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (File photo | PTI)
CAIT urges FM Jaitley to extend stock filing date under GST to March end

Traders' body CAIT today urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to extend the stock filing deadline under GST till March-end.

27 Sep 2017

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PM Modi for increased use of RuPay debit cards

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the Secretary, Financial Services, to look at ways to increase the use of RuPay debit cards that have been issued to Jan Dhan account holders.

27 Sep 2017

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Large telecom operators lament high taxes, seek relief

Large telecom operators including Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular today lamented the high taxes, and spectrum costs being faced by the industry.

27 Sep 2017