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  Business   Economy  05 Oct 2017

Business, Economy, 05 Oct 2017

Weak monsoon, low reservoir level to affect fertiliser demand in H2 FY18

As per ICRA's report, urea sales witnessed tepid growth of 2 per cent due to implementation of neem-coating of urea.

05 Oct 2017 7:46 PM

GST Council to meet on Oct 6; may provide relief to exporters

Group of Minister, headed by Sushil Modi will also brief the Council about the functioning of GSTN.

05 Oct 2017 7:00 PM

Tender for modernising railways can create 1 million jobs: Goyal

The Railways Minister also said that safety will be the priority of Indian railways and there would be no limit to funding it.

05 Oct 2017 5:57 PM

RBI panel pushes new rules so lenders pass on rate cuts more quickly

The RBI has cut its policy rate by a total of 200 basis points from January 2015 to August 2017.

05 Oct 2017 5:44 PM

9-5 job is passe; flexibility, balance new mantra at workplace

A global survey of 9,500 people in 12 countries noted that a new era of work is on the rise.

05 Oct 2017 5:09 PM


Food processing to get at least $10 bn FDI in 2-3 yrs: Badal

40 per cent increase in the inflow of FDI to the food processing sector from last year to this year.

05 Oct 2017 4:54 PM

Modi-Shah meet in Delhi; BJP Chief skips Janraksha Yatra in Kerala

This meeting comes a day after the Prime Minister flayed critics for attacking the sluggish economic growth.

05 Oct 2017 4:36 PM

Karnataka received Rs 1,189 cr GST compensation: Minister

State had faced a revenue shortfall of about Rs 600 crore in July due to GSTN glitches.

05 Oct 2017 4:21 PM

Rail ecosystem can create 10 lakh jobs in a year: Goyal

Government's moving aggressively on the rail track and safety maintenance programme.

05 Oct 2017 3:07 PM

UP govt must set up special team to monitor projects: Assocham

A study by Assocham suggested that 606 projects worth over Rs 6 lakh crore were under implementation in UP.

05 Oct 2017 2:49 PM


RCom aborting merger with Aircel is credit negative for Anil Ambani's firm: Moody's

RCom and Aircel had in September, 2016 signed a binding agreement to merge their mobile businesses.

05 Oct 2017 2:05 PM

How to update data on your Aadhaar card within minutes

Aadhaar has been mandated for availing various government welfare schemes, for payments, income tax services, banking services, etc.

05 Oct 2017 1:53 PM

Services activity returns to growth in Sept on stronger demand: PMI

Implementation of GST on July 1 which aimed to unify multiple taxes, have also cast a shadow on economic growth.

05 Oct 2017 11:04 AM

RBI panel suggests external benchmark rate in place of MCLR

Reserve Bank's policy repo rate are better suited than other interest rates to serve role of an external benchmark.

05 Oct 2017 9:52 AM

Excise duty cut to spur demand, jobs: Rajiv Kumar

Government on Tuesday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre.

05 Oct 2017 9:42 AM


Vladimir Putin wants oil output cut to continue

Participants are showing confidence about glut erosion.

05 Oct 2017 3:58 AM

RBI holds key rates but warns about stimulus

Raises inflation predictions, eases liquidity for banks.

05 Oct 2017 3:46 AM

Reduce VAT on fuel by 5 per cent: Centre urges states

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley will be writing to all state chief ministers urging them to cut VAT on petrol an diesel.

05 Oct 2017 3:25 AM