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Sharp rise in MFI delinquency rate in Assam in Q3

The overall write-offs as of December 2019 stood at 1.4 per cent of the portfolio, 10 bps higher than the previous quarter.

27 Feb 2020 4:31 AM

Life insurers can soon offer health insurance policy

IRDAI (Health Insurance) Regulations 2016 allows Life Insurance Companies to offer benefit-based health insurance products only.

26 Feb 2020 6:56 AM

US likely to be India’s top trading partner for 2nd year

Till the end of December quarter, at $68 billion, India’s bilateral trade with the US has gone up above $64 billion with China.

24 Feb 2020 2:39 AM

RBI devises new plan for fin inclusion

Financial literacy modules should be used for orientation of children, young adults, women, new workers, entrepreneurs, senior citizens etc.

24 Feb 2020 2:36 AM

Flipkart key contributor to Walmart global sales

Flipkart has launched PhonePe as a payment option at Walmart’s “B2B Cash & Carry” stores in India.

20 Feb 2020 3:58 AM


Exporters not keen on GSP restoration

Exports to US goes up after withdrawal of benefits.

20 Feb 2020 3:47 AM

PE funds put more money into malls

PE funds’ investment into retail real estate grew almost three-fold in 2019 over the previous year.

14 Feb 2020 2:03 AM

Textile industry seeks basic means before mega parks

According to Sanjay Jain, former chairman of CITI, scale of production is a major problem for the Indian textile industry.

14 Feb 2020 2:01 AM

Defence, aerospace get Rs 1,800 cr FDI in 5 years

The government had also announced two defence corridors-- in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.

11 Feb 2020 4:17 AM

5 years and tourism policy is still on way to cabinet

The last time the tourism sector had a national level policy was in 2002, nearly two decades ago.

11 Feb 2020 4:12 AM


E-health to grow multi-fold to $16 billion by FY25

Out of this 60 million, 4.3 million are already using e-health.

10 Feb 2020 5:45 AM

Digital Payments Index soon

The index will be made available from July 2020.

07 Feb 2020 2:04 AM

Realtors happy with relief, but wanted rate cut

However, the sector has been looking forward for rate reduction and better transmission of rates to push demand at the consumer level.

07 Feb 2020 2:00 AM

Non-taxpaying NRIs will be taxed as Indian residents

The Budget also proposed to reduce the period of stay in India to 120 days from 182 days earlier for PIOs to be categorised as NRIs.

02 Feb 2020 5:43 AM

Archaeological sites to be developed into iconic sites

In this context, the Budget proposed to develop five archaeological sites as iconic sites with onsite museums.

02 Feb 2020 4:26 AM


Data Centre Parks to come up across country

In this regard, she proposed to bring out soon a policy to enable private sector to build Data Centre parks throughout the country.

02 Feb 2020 4:23 AM

Viability gap funding set to cheer up private health sector

The viability gap funding window will be provided to hospitals which are setting up centres in tier II and III cities.

02 Feb 2020 4:20 AM

Finance minister takes care of many concerns of MSMEs

According to the minister, more than five lakh MSMEs have benefitted from restructuring of debt permitted by RBI in the last year.

02 Feb 2020 4:02 AM

Exporters all set to get tax refunds

Under the NIRVIK scheme, the insurance guaranteed could cover up to 90 per cent of the principal and interest.

02 Feb 2020 3:34 AM

Doing business is still not easy, Eco Survey reveals

Setting up and operating services or manufacturing business in India faces a maze of laws, rules and regulations, finds the survey.

01 Feb 2020 2:11 AM