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  Business   Economy  25 Aug 2017

Business, Economy, 25 Aug 2017

29 lakh biz paid GST so far; deadline for filing returns at midnight today

An estimated 15-20 lakh more businesses are expected to file returns by the end of the deadline.

25 Aug 2017 9:14 PM

India's foreign exchange reserves slip to USD 393.401 billion

Gold reserves remained unchanged at USD 19.943 billion.

25 Aug 2017 8:21 PM

EESL to get 50 lakh smart meters for smart-grid projects in Haryana, UP

The interest shown by the smart meter fraternity is also evident from the participation of about 100 companies in the pre-bid meeting.

25 Aug 2017 7:37 PM

DIPP clears 9 FDI proposals worth about Rs 5,000 crore including Amazon Retail

Supermarket Grocery also proposes investment of Rs 105 crore in food retail business.

25 Aug 2017 6:59 PM

Privacy debate: Aadhaar will come out with flying colours: Nilekani

Nilekani adds Aadhaar addresses design principles laid down by Supreme Court with regard to privacy.

25 Aug 2017 6:21 PM


FDI inflows will rise to 2.5 per cent of GDP in 5 years: UBS

FDI into India nearly doubled over past decade to $42 billion, which was 1.9 per cent of GDP in FY17.

25 Aug 2017 6:18 PM

5, 12, 18 and 28 pc GST rates may change: Meghwal

In Kochi, entrepreneurs in startup business expressed concern over service tax shifting from 13-15 to 18 per cent.

25 Aug 2017 5:27 PM

Aadhaar-PAN linkage deadline of August 31 to stay: UIDAI CEO

Pandey's clarification assumes significance in light of a landmark verdict by SC that privacy is a fundamental right.

25 Aug 2017 2:31 PM

RBI issues Rs 200, Rs 50 notes today! Will you get it at ATMs?

The new Rs 200 and Rs 50 notes are expected to better currency situation in the country.

25 Aug 2017 2:12 PM

Niti Aayog pushes for GM seeds, suggests reforms in MSP mechanism

It said one measure that can help remove distortion in MSP system is the introduction of 'Price Deficiency Payment'.

25 Aug 2017 12:38 PM


Niti's 3-year agenda sets stiff economic targets, predicts 8 per cent growth

Niti Aayog has come out with a detailed plan for reforms in the economy, judiciary, regulatory structure and social sectors.

25 Aug 2017 12:20 PM