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  Business   Economy  19 Jul 2017

Business, Economy, 19 Jul 2017

EPFO directs field offices to settle pension on retirement day

There are about 48.85 lakh central government employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners in the country.

19 Jul 2017 7:12 PM

Fund-raising via preferential allotment at Rs 1,835 cr in April

Firms had raised a total of Rs 44,251 crore during the entire 2016-17 fiscal through 409 preferential allotments.

19 Jul 2017 7:01 PM

Digital transactions declining since March

Number of digital transactions has come down from 119.07 crore in March 2017 to 118.01 crore in April.

19 Jul 2017 6:36 PM

Rs 20 notes in Mahatma Gandhi series to be out soon

New notes will be bearing inset letter 'S' in number panel and signature of Governor Urjit R Patel.

19 Jul 2017 6:31 PM

Cigarettes will not be costlier under GST, clarifies CBEC chairman

Jaitley on Monday said that 28 percent GST will remain, and so will 5 percent ad valorem, as part of compensation cess.

19 Jul 2017 5:56 PM


4G dual sim phones face internet network problems, says IT minister

He said there will be degradation in speed in case of these phones when both SIMs are being used at the same time.

19 Jul 2017 5:35 PM

5 things to know about UIDAI's 'mAadhaar' app

The app requires every user to link their phone numbers with their Aadhaar accounts.

19 Jul 2017 4:59 PM

Banks to take Rs 2.4 trn haircut to resolve top 50 NPA

Haircuts have been classified into four categories marginal, moderate, aggressive and deep.

19 Jul 2017 4:17 PM

Parl panel may finalise report on note ban on Thursday

Panel has called representatives of IT industry body Nasscom for a presentation on digital payments.

19 Jul 2017 3:38 PM

India's TFS draft draws mixed reactions from WTO members

It provides a framework to address various impediments to trade in services in a comprehensive and holistic manner.

19 Jul 2017 3:28 PM


GST rates not to be revised unless there is anomaly: CBEC

CBEC has received representations from textile traders and is looking into their demands.

19 Jul 2017 2:50 PM

CBEC not too rigid on GST enforcement action in first 6 months

CBEC wants industry to settle down into new indirect tax regime and ensure all traders are GST compliant.

19 Jul 2017 1:50 PM

Offshore India funds, ETFs invest $5 billion in H1 2017

India-focused offshore funds invested USD 3.8 billion in the first six months of the current year.

19 Jul 2017 1:43 PM

GST is a win-win deal for all, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister says prices of goods has come down between four to eight per cent since its roll-out on July 1.

19 Jul 2017 12:41 PM

India-China tension may sway India's stance at mega Asia trade pact

RCEP aims at liberalising norms for trade in goods and services and boost investment among 16-member countries. 

19 Jul 2017 12:28 PM


Arun Jaitley says no to change in GST for textiles

In fact, during 2003-04, the entire textiles sector was subjected to central excise duty, says Arun Jaitley .

19 Jul 2017 4:34 AM