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  Business   Economy  18 Oct 2017

Business, Economy, 18 Oct 2017

Inflation, fiscal uncertainty led to rate status quo: RBI Governor

RBI Governor Urijt Patel emphasised the need for keeping headline inflation close to 4 per cent on a durable basis.

18 Oct 2017 8:45 PM

India, Japan ink pact on tech training co-operation

The pact will pave the way for sending Indian technical interns to Japan for on-the-job training for a period of 3 to 5 years.

18 Oct 2017 8:08 PM

Power Ministry kicks off plan to push coal supplies to power plants

There were fears of power outages in the festive season because of critical coal shortage at power plants.

18 Oct 2017 7:43 PM

Diwali bonanza for armed forces, govt cuts call rates to Re 1 per minute

The current call rate for most of such connections was Rs 5 per minute, although some subsidised ones paid Re 1.

18 Oct 2017 7:34 PM

RBI worried rise in consumer prices could threaten inflation target

The RBI’s six-member monetary policy committee voted 5-1 to keep the repo rate unchanged at the on October 4 meeting.

18 Oct 2017 6:36 PM


EPFO launches facility to link Aadhaar with UAN; here's how to do it

Introducing the new facility on Diwali eve, EPFO said it will provide 'better and speedy EPFO services' to members.

18 Oct 2017 6:05 PM

Dow set to open above 23,000 for the first time

A series of upbeat earnings reports from marquee companies has boosted sentiment.

18 Oct 2017 6:05 PM

India tightens consumer goods standard; could hurt China imports

The new rules target toys, electronic goods, machinery, food processing, construction and chemicals, sectors dominated by China.

18 Oct 2017 5:10 PM

I-T dept issues draft notification for registration of trusts

The I-T department has now come out with draft notification to amend Rule 17A and Form 10A of the Act.

18 Oct 2017 4:24 PM

Maha govt releases Rs 4,000 cr in phase 1 of loan waiver scheme

Investment in the agriculture sector had increased by almost three times.

18 Oct 2017 4:13 PM


Soon eating at AC restaurants will not cost you much, read why

GST Council may cut tax rate on eating at AC restaurants from 18 per cent to 12 per cent.

18 Oct 2017 12:39 PM

Stressed upon developing transparent market for LNG: Pradhan

He adds competitive market for LNG is important for India as it imports 50 pc of gas need as LNG.

18 Oct 2017 11:17 AM

Gold prices likely to fall as US Fed Reserve mulls rate hike

According to analysts at Angel Broking, the markets are pricing in a 76 per cent chance of US Fed raising borrowing costs in December.

18 Oct 2017 3:41 AM