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In this picture taken on May 9, 2017, men holding smartphones stand in front of an Oppo shop in Shenzhen. (File Photo | AFP)
After toppling Apple in China, Oppo eyes world market

Oppo makes relatively cheap devices — its latest model is less than half the price of an iPhone 7.

21 Jun 2017

Qatar, now facing a diplomatic crisis with other Arab nations, is a small country with a big history of turmoil and coups as it became one of the world's top suppliers of natural gas and now plans to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. (File Photo | AP)
Air India to start extra flights to Doha this week: Govt source

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic relations with Qatar this month, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran.

21 Jun 2017

China opens gates to US beef imports

The lifting of the beef embargo was one of the first concrete results of trade discussions that began when Xi Jinping met with Donald Trump.

21 Jun 2017

SPML Infra bags orders worth Rs 642 crore

The company has received new orders for water supply, irrigation and power infrastructure development projects, the company said.

21 Jun 2017

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Sensex edges lower; investors eye RBI minutes

Oil explorers fell after global oil prices hit seven-month lows, with Oil and Natural Gas Corp falling as much as 2.54 percent.

21 Jun 2017

In this May 4, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump talks to House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington after the House pushed through a health care bill. | AP
US House speaker, Trump aides vow tax reform by end of 2017

Paul Ryan said President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress hoped to complete the job in the autumn.

21 Jun 2017

A newly remodeled Ford F250 Super Duty truck is displayed at the new Louisville Ford truck plant in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. on September 30, 2016. (Reuters)
Ford bets on low oil prices, moves Focus production to China

Ford painted the production shift from Mexico to China, slated for mid-2019, as a purely financial move that will save the company $500 million in reduced tooling costs.

21 Jun 2017

Reserve Bank of India . (File photo)
Govt allows banks, post offices and co-ops to deposit old bank notes with RBI

India's cooperative banks have also been allowed to exchange old currency notes with the RBI, if they had collected these notes by Nov. 14

21 Jun 2017

Sensex | REUTERS
Sensex makes a shaky start as oil heads down

Sectoral indices such as metal, IT, technology, oil and gas, consumer durables, auto and banking traded in the red

21 Jun 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick attends the summer World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China, June 26, 2016. (File Photo | Reuters)
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick resigns as chief executive

Kalanick recently said he would go on an indefinte leave of absence from the company after his mother died last month in a boating accident.

21 Jun 2017

A man looks at a screen across a road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. |Reuters
Markets open on negative note

The Sensex is trading at 31,237.13 points, down by 60.40 points.

21 Jun 2017

Rupee notes are seen in this picture illustration. | Reuters
Rupee slides 15 paise against dollar

The dollar's weakness against some currencies overseas, however, kept the fall to a minimum.

21 Jun 2017

IBM: Data breaches could cost firms Rs 11 crore

Data breaches could set back Indian companies by as much as Rs 11 crore this year, a 12.3  per cent increase from last year, says a new report by tech giant IBM released on Tuesday. The average cost o

21 Jun 2017

Apollo to boost IT tools in patient care

Apollo plans to enhance information technology tools in patient care and introduce internet of things to make patient data available across the country.

21 Jun 2017

Cost for private healthcare providers may go up post GST

Private healthcare sector can absorb up to two per cent rise in cost due to goods and services tax (GST) but anything above that may be passed on to patients, said Prathap Reddy, founder chairman of A

21 Jun 2017

‘Proton therapy for cancer soon’

The Apollo group will soon introduce proton beam therapy for cancer treatment, with the first such unit to come up in Chennai by 2018 at an estimated investment of about Rs 1,200 crore.

21 Jun 2017

Exporters seek credit at affordable rates: Teaotia

In a bid to boost India’s shipments, leading exporters and industry associations have sought incentives such as credit at affordable rates and demanded clarity on Goods and Services Tax (GST), Commerc

21 Jun 2017

Cabinet to decide fate of Air India

Various discussions have been held at inter-ministerial level on how to revive the loss-making carrier and Cabinet will take the process forward, says junior aviation minister

21 Jun 2017

Initial compliance costs may be high

Even though the new tax regulations under GST would streamline the e-commerce industry, companies would have to bear the brunt of initial compliance costs.

21 Jun 2017

The launch of the Floating Dock Navy - 2 (FDN-2) at L&T Kattupalli Shipyard near Chennai on Tuesday | Romani Agarwal
Chennai: Next defence shipbuilding hub

L&T plans to focus exclusively on Indian and foreign naval projects at Kattupalli Shipyard

21 Jun 2017

India's Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley attends a seminar with state finance ministers on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) issues, in Srinagar May 18, 2017. | Reuters
Government notifies 18 sections, two rules for GST

As many as 18 sections relating to registration of current central excise, service tax and VAT payers with the GST-Network (GSTN) as well as transitional provisions were notified today.

20 Jun 2017

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