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  Business   Economy  15 Sep 2017

Business, Economy, 15 Sep 2017

India's external debt down 3 per cent to $472 bn in FY17

Short-term external debt increased by 5.5 per cent to USD 88 billion at end-March 2017.

15 Sep 2017 7:53 PM

Forex reserves on BoP basis jump by $11.4 billion in Q1

FDI surged by USD 7.2 billion in the reporting period from USD 3.9 billion in the same period last year.

15 Sep 2017 7:48 PM

CAD widens to USD 14.3 billion or 2.4 per cent in Q1 on high trade deficit

Current account deficit also widened from USD 3.4 bn or 0.6 per cent of GDP in fourth quarter of fiscal 2017.

15 Sep 2017 7:03 PM

Digital economy to offer 5-7 million job opportunities: Prasad

Digital economy is growing fast and by 2020 it is expected to provide job opportunities to about 50 to 70 lakh youth.

15 Sep 2017 6:40 PM

Patanjali to sell dairy products, clothes after selling soaps, toothpaste etc

Compnay founder Baba Ramdev says with new launch FMCG major will have businesses in 11 categories.

15 Sep 2017 6:16 PM


Wages paid timely in 85 pc cases this fiscal under MGNREGA: Govt

Around Rs 36,500 crore (76 per cent of the total allocation) has already been released in this financial year.

15 Sep 2017 6:00 PM

Onion prices crash to Rs 11 per kg, 6 mandis shut shops in Nasik dist

Average wholesale price of onion in Nasik was ruling at Rs 20 per kg early this month.

15 Sep 2017 5:20 PM

Govt saved Rs 57,000 cr through DBT scheme: Prasad

Govt also launched Centre for IoT, Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and incubation centres.

15 Sep 2017 5:13 PM

AP records GVA of 11.72 per cent in Q1 2017-18

Fisheries sector alone contributed 42.09 per cent; national GVA average in Q1 was at 5.6 per cent.

15 Sep 2017 5:01 PM

Sugar quota raised for BPL families, Antyoday card holders

Sugar quota per family per month is increased from 500 grams to one kg.

15 Sep 2017 4:12 PM


Those seeking jobs should find 'decent jobs', says Dharmendra Pradhan

The minister said challenges of industrial revolution 4.0 and automation have to be accepted by the country.

15 Sep 2017 3:31 PM

GST Network glitch: GoM to hold first meet on Saturday

Meeting being convened within a week as govt looks at fast ironing out issues faced by businesses.

15 Sep 2017 2:46 PM

Maharashtra govt extends deadline for farm loan waiver applications

The state government had in June, 2017 announced a Rs 34,000 crore crop loan waiver for the marginal farmers.

15 Sep 2017 2:22 PM

Tax authorities to scan transition credit claim of 162 cos

Till last week as many as 70 per cent of 59.57 lakh taxpayers had filed returns.

15 Sep 2017 2:11 PM

RBI should not allow rupee to appreciate: Shankar Acharya

As per data available there has been an increase in gross revenue collection, net revenue is low due to input credits given.

15 Sep 2017 2:01 PM


Plan to link Aadhaar with driving licence: IT Minister R S Prasad

This statement comes days after the media reported that the government is planning to link Aadhaar with SIM cards.

15 Sep 2017 1:26 PM

India's GDP growth likely to slip below 7 pc this fiscal: DBS

India's economic growth slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in April-June.

15 Sep 2017 1:19 PM

Trai begins consultation to tackle pesky calls, SMSes

The last consultation process on pesky calls was held by the regulator in 2012.

15 Sep 2017 11:32 AM

Petrol, diesel prices at 3-year high: Why rates may go down under GST

It has been noted that ever since rollout of dynamic pricing system, prices of petrol rose by as much as Rs. 4.92-7.21 per litre.

15 Sep 2017 11:14 AM

GST to hit informal sector; GDP growth to moderate: UN

Study lowers country's growth projection to 6.7 per cent for 2017 from 7 per cent in 2016.

15 Sep 2017 10:30 AM