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Health start-ups, rural care likely to top Budget agenda

According to inputs received by the finance ministry from various stakeholders, the spending in the sector should be more than 2 per cent of the GDP.

24 Jan 2018 1:16 AM

Centre slow to set up strict cyber security norms

CompTIA, of which Mr Chakrabarty is a part of, is a not-for-profit trade association that focuses on certifying people with the latest IT trends.

24 Jan 2018 12:42 AM

Budget to focus on infra not sops: Icra

It pointed out that average price of the Indian basket of crude oil is likely to rise to $65-70 per barrel in FY19 from $56-59 a barrel in FY18.

24 Jan 2018 12:42 AM

NIIF, DP World to invest $3bn in ports, logistics

In 2015, Cabinet had approved setting up a sort of sovereign fund NIIF for the development of infrastructure projects, including the stalled ones.

23 Jan 2018 2:34 AM

Raise tax limit to boost consumption: SBI arm

SBI expects Budget to be based upon inclusiveness.

23 Jan 2018 2:34 AM

BharatCoin talk gathers pace

IRS official says speculation is rife about India getting own ‘bitcoin’.

22 Jan 2018 12:50 AM

Union Budget 2018 to focus on jobs, salaries

To attract workers, CTC-take home salary gap may be cut.

21 Jan 2018 1:49 AM

Higher tax on cigarettes keeps industry under pressure: ITC

Government on July 17 had hiked the limit of cess to be levied on cigarettes.

20 Jan 2018 9:55 AM

Alternative tobacco products may beat FDA’s plan

For activists these products may mean surrendering hopes of a knockout blow to cos.

20 Jan 2018 1:17 AM

Crypto-traders get tax notices

But it has not so far imposed curbs on an industry estimated to be adding 2 lakh users in India every month.

20 Jan 2018 1:15 AM