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India ranks 111 in mobile net speed

Speed has improved by 15% last year, but trails behind China, tied with Brazil.

20 Dec 2018 1:26 AM

Panel to redraft direct tax laws to focus on simplification

The recommendations of the panel is likely to be included in the final budget for 2019-20.

19 Dec 2018 4:32 PM

India will need 2,300 planes worth USD 320 billion in 20 years: Boeing

As much as 85 per cent of the planes would be narrow-body and the rest would be wide-body.

19 Dec 2018 1:20 PM

Currency printing cost rose to Rs 8,000 cr in demonetisation year: Jaitley

The finance minister said in Rajya Sabha that four people died during the demonetisation drive in 2016-17.

19 Dec 2018 10:16 AM

India again defers duty hike on US products till January 31

According to a notification by the finance ministry, the implementation of the duty hike has been postponed until January 31, 2019.

18 Dec 2018 2:41 PM

Cabinet okay changes to make Aadhaar optional for mobile numbers, bank accounts

Private entities using Aadhaar as a KYC document will have to ensure safety and privacy of the Aadhaar data.

18 Dec 2018 1:34 PM

Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Governor: Arun Jaitley

Government does not need a single penny from RBI's capital reserves during the current fiscal, says finance minister.

18 Dec 2018 1:22 PM

Mergers and Acquisitions in 2018 hit all-time high

The total number of deals announced grew 9.3 per cent from a year ago and witnessed the busiest annual period since records began in 1980.

18 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

PM Modi to launch projects worth Rs 41,000 cr in Maha tomorrow

Modi will lay the foundation stone for Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro 5 and Dahisar-Mira Bhayander metro-9 in Kalyan.

17 Dec 2018 5:09 PM

DoT expects to complete due process for 5G spectrum auction by Aug

Roll out of 5G services in the country will have an impact of USD 1 trillion on the economy.

17 Dec 2018 3:25 PM

Affordable housing takes centre stage in 2018

More importantly, the unsold housing stock stood at 6.87 lakh units in Q3 2018 was 8 per cent down from the same period last year.

17 Dec 2018 6:30 AM

5 points before changing your education loan lender

Availing an education loan is one of the most popular ways to fulfill one's educational aspirations.

15 Dec 2018 12:19 PM

Avoid ‘transient populism’ in poll campaign, urges Jaitley

Speaking at AGM of FICCI, Mr Jaitley said that he is confident to meet the fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent in FY19 despite challenges.

15 Dec 2018 12:54 AM

PSBs recover bad loans worth Rs 2.33 lakh cr in 4 years to FY18: Minister

Write-offs of NPAs is a regular exercise of the banks to clean up their balance sheet, tax benefit and capital optimisation.

14 Dec 2018 5:57 PM

Agri loan waiver should not form part of poll promises: Rajan

Inhibits investment in the farm sector put pressure on the fiscal of states which undertake farm loan waiver.

14 Dec 2018 2:32 PM

Petrol, diesel prices unlikely to flare up ahead of 2019 polls

OMC didn’t cut rates in real terms during recent softening of crude prices to build a buffer.

14 Dec 2018 9:57 AM

DIPP eyes number 25 as ease of biz rank

He was replying to a question whether the government is looking at increasing FDI cap to 100 per cent in the sector, a politically sensitive segment.

14 Dec 2018 1:35 AM

RBI may cut rates by 50bps in 2019

Core inflation too moderated to 5.4 per cent in November from around 6 per cent reported in the previous month.

14 Dec 2018 1:35 AM

No proposal to change existing FDI policy in multi-brand retail trade: DIPP Secy

Government is looking at increasing FDI cap to 100 per cent in the sector.

13 Dec 2018 1:46 PM

Irdai delinks personal accident cover from 3rd party motor insurance

The insurers have been asked to file the standalone CPA as a product under the file and use guidelines along with its pricing.

13 Dec 2018 10:02 AM