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Business, Economy, 24 Apr 2017

Small cars may see small hike in prices under GST

Small cars currently attract a 12.5 per cent central excise duty.

24 Apr 2017 5:37 PM

Make paperwork under GST simple, says advocates' body

Under the new tax regime no deletion or overwriting of entries will be allowed in registers, accounts and documents.

24 Apr 2017 4:47 PM

7th Pay Commission: Top basic pay Rs 2.5 lakh; HRA Rs 60,000

At present, there are as many as 43 lakh central govt employees and 53 lakh pensioners.

24 Apr 2017 4:15 PM

GST bill approved unanimously in Bihar Legislative Assembly

Apart from GST, Bihar taxation bill was also unanimously by legeslative assembly.

24 Apr 2017 4:04 PM

Display foodgrain subsidy at ration shops: Centre to states

The central government's annual food subsidy bill is over Rs 1 lakh crore.

24 Apr 2017 3:17 PM


Display subsidy from Centre, states: Paswan to PDS outlets

Directive from Paswan aims to end confusion and promote transparency in disbursal of subsidy amount.

24 Apr 2017 3:08 PM

Food ministry in favour of hike in tur dal

The ministry is in favour of increasing import duty on tur dal from 10 per cent to 25 per cent.

24 Apr 2017 2:54 PM

Modi govt now wants fiscal year to start from Jan 1

Earlier, it advanced presentation of Budget on Feb 1 that enabled early release of funds for govt needs.

24 Apr 2017 1:30 PM

Screwvala gives education scholarship fund for online courses

The fund will give scholarships ranging from Rs 25,000 and up to Rs 2 lakh.

24 Apr 2017 1:19 PM

Special double-decker overnight AC trains to be launched

The Indian Railways will launch the train in July which will not have sleeper berths but only comfortable reclining chairs.

24 Apr 2017 12:12 PM


Niti governing body begins deliberations on 'Vision Document'

Main agenda of deliberating on the 15-year Vision Document to accelerate the country's economic development.

24 Apr 2017 12:00 PM

India's steel output likely to rise 6 per cent to 89 MT in 2017

Country produced 83.5 million tonnes of finished steel products last year.

24 Apr 2017 11:21 AM

Niti presents 300 specific action points to rev up economy

Action points are part of the presentation on a 15- year long-term vision accompanied by a 7-year strategy and a 3-year action agenda.

24 Apr 2017 10:57 AM

India replaces Japan as no 2 LPG importer

Total LPG imports stands 23 per cent more at 11 million tonnes in fiscal 2016-17.

24 Apr 2017 10:52 AM

India's growth to accelerate further due to GST: Jaitley

As per provisional estimates, real GDP grew by 7.9 per cent in 2015-16 compared with 7.2 per cent in 2014-15.

24 Apr 2017 9:38 AM


Does service charge reach staff: Paswan asks hotels

The new Consumer Protection Bill under which an authority will be set up will have powers to take action.

24 Apr 2017 9:31 AM