Monday, Feb 18, 2019 | Last Update : 11:31 PM IST


No new tax in Punjab budget, focus on agriculture, health, education

The total outstanding debt of the state has been projected at Rs 2,29,612 crore for 2019-20 as against Rs 2,12,276 crore for 2018-19.

18 Feb 2019 3:38 PM

Indian delegation to Saudi Arabia pitches for trade cooperation

The bilateral trade between the countries during April-November 2018 stood at USD 23.24 billion.

18 Feb 2019 3:16 PM

Will meet bank heads on Feb 21 on transmission of rate cut: Shaktikanta Das

Earlier this month, the Reserve Bank cut the benchmark interest rate by 0.25 per cent to 6.25 per cent.

18 Feb 2019 1:12 PM

Liquidity constraints continue in the market despite bank recoveries: FICCI-IBA

At the same time, over 90 per cent of respondents said infrastructure continues to remain a key sector with high NPAs.

18 Feb 2019 11:48 AM

Cement, fruit shipments from Pakistan among 10 most hit imports after duty hike

Total India-Pakistan trade has increased marginally to USD 2.41 billion in 2017-18 as against USD 2.27 billion in 2016-17.

18 Feb 2019 11:07 AM


FIEO suggests series of measures to boost exports

Since 2011-12, India's exports have been hovering around USD 300 billion.

17 Feb 2019 4:29 PM

Unorganised workers can now subscribe to Rs 3,000 monthly pension scheme

The ambitious social security scheme was announced by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Interim Budget 2019-20.

17 Feb 2019 2:12 PM

Disinvestment proceeds touch Rs 53,558 cr

The government's disinvestment proceeds have touched Rs 80,000 crore, in the previous fiscal.

17 Feb 2019 2:05 PM

India's coal import rises 5 per cent to 190 MT in Apr-Jan

Coal imports were at 180.61 (MT) in the April-January period of the previous fiscal.

17 Feb 2019 12:52 PM

India's packaging industry to touch USD 72.6 bn by FY20: ASSOCHAM-EY study

The industry was USD 31.7 billion in 2015.

17 Feb 2019 12:44 PM


Finished steel exports fall 37 pc, imports grow 1.5 pc in Apr-Jan

The country had exported 8.22 MT of finished steel during the corresponding period a year ago, the Joint Plant Committee (JPC) said.

17 Feb 2019 11:55 AM

First time in FY19, RBI becomes net buyer of dollars in Dec

The central bank bought USD 837 million and sold USD 230 million in the spot market during the reporting month.

17 Feb 2019 11:34 AM

Pulwama attack: India hikes customs duty to 200 per cent on imports from Pak

On Friday, India announced withdrawal of Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to Pakistan.

17 Feb 2019 10:35 AM

India Inc raises Rs 4.57 lakh cr via debt pvt placement in Apr-Jan FY19

Firms raked in Rs 4,56,962 crore during the April-January period of 2018-19 via private placement of corporate bonds.

15 Feb 2019 5:09 PM

US, India hold talks to calm trade tensions, Ross joins by video

Washington has also had a longstanding grievance with India over its large trade deficit with the United States.

14 Feb 2019 5:28 PM


WPI inflation hits 10-month low, drops to 2.76 per cent in January

WPI-based inflation stood at 3.8 per cent in December, 2018, and 3.02 per cent in January 2018.

14 Feb 2019 12:47 PM

NPA under Mudra Yojana stands at Rs 7,277 crore

Almost 73 per cent of the loans under PMMY have been extended to women borrowers.

13 Feb 2019 10:20 AM

Finmin spent Rs 1,157 cr extra in 2017-18 without obtaining prior approval: CAG

The Department of Economic Affairs under finance ministry failed to obtain legislative approval for augmenting provision.

12 Feb 2019 2:53 PM

Bharat-22 ETF additional sale on Feb 14, govt to raise at least Rs 3,500 cr

The government has so far raised Rs 22,900 crore through the Bharat-22 ETF.

12 Feb 2019 12:33 PM

India to grow at a faster pace; could be second-largest economy by 2030: PM

India has shown tremendous resilience as an anchor of the world economy, says PM Modi.

11 Feb 2019 12:32 PM