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Dole is better than loan waiver

India Ratings backs direct cash transfer to farmers; warns of financial stress to governments.

30 Jan 2019 1:34 AM

Gems & jewellery sector seeks cut in gold import duty to 4 pc

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said the 10 per cent import duty on gold was levied to curb current account deficit (CAD).

29 Jan 2019 3:04 PM

Centre, RBI ask banks to step up lending to MSMEs

The RBI governor asked banks to take advantage of the MSME restructuring scheme to support viable MSME units.

29 Jan 2019 1:15 AM

India replaces Japan as 2nd top steel producer: worldsteel

India's crude steel production in 2018 was at 106.5 MT, up by 4.9 per cent from 101.5 MT in 2017.

28 Jan 2019 12:45 PM

Usage of GST credit under scanner

GST revenue has averaged around Rs 96,000 crore per month so far this fiscal and this reflects the cash component being deposited by businesses.

28 Jan 2019 1:23 AM


Indian M&E sector to grow at 11.7 per cent, says report

The study said that the video on demand (VoD) market has evolved across the world, including in India over the last decade.

28 Jan 2019 1:23 AM

70th R-Day: Google doodle showcases Rashtrapati Bhavan, India's heritage

Internet behemoth is known to mark landmark occasions and life and times of celebrated personalities with a special doodle on its homepage.

26 Jan 2019 12:04 PM

Arun Jaitley hits out at CBI on bankers

“There is a fundamental difference between investigative adventurism and professional investigation,” Jaitley wrote.

26 Jan 2019 6:35 AM

Piyush Goyal counsels officials to go slow down

Goyal asked the taxmen to trust the customers with a great degree of intelligence, while adopting a customer friendly approach.

26 Jan 2019 6:32 AM

FM may propose more loans to farmers, SMEs

The government has recently upsized the recapitalisation package by Rs 41,000 crore for public sector banks (PSBs) to Rs 1.06 lakh crore for FY2019.

25 Jan 2019 12:50 AM


Things to keep in mind to get an International Drivers Licence in India

With an international driver’s license, an individual can rent/drive vehicles when they’re visiting another country.

24 Jan 2019 3:59 PM

Tamil Nadu wants to attract USD 10 bn investment in aerospace, defence sector

The policy document was released by Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Global Investors Meet.

24 Jan 2019 10:36 AM

Water shortage may set off next bad loan wave

According to the report, a close to 40 per cent of the gross credit exposure of Indian banks is in sectors where water risks are significant.

24 Jan 2019 1:17 AM

Centre may merge all welfare plans for dole

The report said that rural distress has marked economic-social-political implications.

24 Jan 2019 1:17 AM

IT, BFSI, BPO to see growth in hiring in next 6 months: report

About 84 per cent of recruiters surveyed are anticipating an increased hiring activities in the coming six months.

23 Jan 2019 5:40 PM


Investment through P-notes rises to Rs 79,513 crore till Dec-end

P-note holdings in equities were at Rs 56,747 crore, while the remaining was in debt and derivatives markets.

23 Jan 2019 5:15 PM

CBI books former Air India chief Arvind Jadhav in corruption case

CBI booked Jadhav for allegedly violating norms in appointing general manager rank officers.

23 Jan 2019 3:35 PM

Cabinet clears setting up of centralised GST appellate authority

The setting up of a centralised AAAR would require amendments to the GST Acts.

23 Jan 2019 1:36 PM

Venture funds invest $7.9 billion in Indian startups

Fintech firms continued to be a big bet for VC investors in India throughout the year, in addition to marketplace platforms and ride hailing.

23 Jan 2019 1:25 AM

High value buys tip off taxmen about evasion

The department is identifying the non-filers of income-tax returns through Non-Filers Monitoring System (NMS) by using data analytics.

23 Jan 2019 1:24 AM