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Success of TOT model critical for funding Bharatmala programme, says ICRA

Timely monetisation of mature road assets will be a critical determining factor in plugging shortfall in budgetary allocations, said ICRA.

07 Mar 2019 7:09 PM

Income tax exemption limit on gratuity doubled to Rs 20 lakh, says labour ministry

'This would benefit those employees of PSUs and others not covered by Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972,' said Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar.

07 Mar 2019 6:47 PM

Cabinet approves several major projects before 2019 Lok Sabha election

The initiave taken by the Modi govt can also be seen as an initiative, which terms India as ‘Naya Bharat’ (New India).

07 Mar 2019 3:27 PM

US trade deficit with India decreased by USD 1.6 billion in 2018

India recorded a decrease in the deficit from USD 22.9 billion in 2017 to USD 21.3 billion in 2018, according to the latest figures.

07 Mar 2019 12:31 PM

At 30 pc, India's youth inactivity highest among emerging mkts: IMF economist

Data compiled by CMIE claimed that the unemployment rate in India rose to 7.2 per cent in February 2019.

07 Mar 2019 11:42 AM


Rupee rises for 2nd day; up 21 paise to 70.28 vs USD on easing crude prices

Forex traders said heavy buying in domestic equities and robust foreign fund inflows also propped up the rupee.

06 Mar 2019 6:46 PM

OECD lowers global growth forecast over trade tensions

OECD cut global growth forecast for this year to 3.3 per cent, down from the 3.5 per cent it predicted in November.

06 Mar 2019 5:35 PM

RBI to infuse Rs 12,500 crore into financial system through OMOs

The decision is based on an assessment of liquidity conditions and also of durable liquidity needs, RBI said.

06 Mar 2019 11:15 AM

Doubling tax-free gratuity limit to Rs 20L to benefit PSU, pvt sector employees: FM

Would benefit all PSU employees and other employees not covered by Payment of Gratuity Act, says Arun Jaitley.

06 Mar 2019 10:42 AM

World Bank to provide USD 250 mn to boost rural income

The project will help women in rural households develop viable enterprises for farm and non-farm products.

05 Mar 2019 7:06 PM


Bank of Baroda slashes lending rate by 10 basis points

The rate cut comes a month after Reserve Bank slashed key lending rate by 0.25 percentage points to 6.25 per cent.

05 Mar 2019 6:24 PM

E-commerce revolutionised retail sector in India: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

'Driven by growth in India's retail market, country's GDP will increase and result in more job opportunities,' Amitabh Kant.

05 Mar 2019 5:13 PM

India's import duties not high; within global trade norms of WTO: govt

The bilateral trade has increased to USD 74.5 billion in 2017-18 from USD 64.5 billion in 2016-17.

05 Mar 2019 4:11 PM

GSP withdrawal not to have significant impact on India's exports: commerce secy

1,900 Indian products from sectors such as chemicals and engineering get duty free access to US market under GSP.

05 Mar 2019 12:36 PM

Services sector activity gathers pace in Feb on uptick in new business orders

PMI Output Index, that maps both the manufacturing and services industry, rose from 53.6 in January to 53.8.

05 Mar 2019 11:12 AM


India's farm, marine exports to be hit by US trade action: exporters' body

'We fear that our labour-intensive exports of agriculture, marine and handicraft products to the US would be hit hard,' said Ajay Sahai.

05 Mar 2019 10:52 AM

India's coffee exports rise 13 per cent in first 2-months of 2019

Coffee exports rose 13.26 per cent to 48,330 tonnes during first of 2019.

04 Mar 2019 3:20 PM

India Inc foreign borrowing down 45 per cent at USD 2.42 bn in January

Of the total borrowings during the month, USD 2.27 billion was raised through the automatic route of the ECBs.

04 Mar 2019 2:50 PM

US and China said to appear close to deal to roll back tariffs

Trump administration officials have said they expect the two presidents to ‘close’ a deal at a summit in coming weeks.

04 Mar 2019 2:24 PM

Law can't be 'blind', shouldn't treat every default as NPA: Goyal to RBI

Sections of the industry have moved Supreme Court for special treatment to power sector when it comes to classification of NPAs.

04 Mar 2019 12:39 PM