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  Business   Economy  20 Jun 2017

Business, Economy, 20 Jun 2017

GST: Credit card bill, insurance premium to get costlier

GST will be levied at the rate of 2.25 per cent on premium payment for endowment policy.

20 Jun 2017 6:33 PM

Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 80 per qtl, pulses by up to Rs 400 per qtl

Urad MSP is now Rs 5,400 per quintal against Rs 5,000 in the previous year.

20 Jun 2017 6:06 PM

Housing credit growth slows to 16 pc in FY17: Icra

Icra expects HFCs' gross NPAs to remain range-bound between 0.9-1.3 pc in the current financial year.

20 Jun 2017 5:33 PM

H-1B visa to be discussed during Modi-Trump US meet: official

Indian IT firms like Infosys Ltd and Tata Consultancy Services rely heavily on the H-1B visa programme.

20 Jun 2017 5:25 PM

PESB asks Centre to adopt appropriate plan for CIL CMD selection

The current Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Coal India, Sutirtha Bhattacharya, is scheduled to retire on August 31.

20 Jun 2017 4:14 PM


India to attract highest tax on hotel rooms post GST

Top tourism and hospitality chains, including some foreign names remain positive and upbeat about the biggest tax reform in the country.

20 Jun 2017 3:54 PM

Delay in GSTN security clearance not to affect GST launch: Jaitley

Home ministry has still not given security clearance to GSTN, which is a non-government, private limited company.

20 Jun 2017 3:53 PM

GST prep: Tea Board to make systems GST-compliant

The Tea Board was working closely with sales tax departments of West Bengal and Assam along with CBEC to make industry GST-ready.

20 Jun 2017 3:05 PM

No excuse for firms not to be ready for GST: Jaitley

6.5 million firms already registered for GST and more expected to sign up.

20 Jun 2017 2:25 PM

Govt all set to ring in GST at stroke of June 30 mid-night

Inaugration ceremony will mark switch over and will be attended by President, Vice President and Prime Minister.

20 Jun 2017 2:13 PM


India's tryst with GST to start at midnight on June 30: Arun Jaitley

He said the inaugration ceremony will take place in the Central Hall of Parliament.

20 Jun 2017 12:51 PM

India raises rice, cotton buying prices as farmers' protests mount

Prices paid to local farmers for common grade paddy rice are to be raised by 5.4 per cent to 1,550 rupees per 100 kg.

20 Jun 2017 12:44 PM

Demonetisation impacted 'material spending' and slowed GDP: Fitch

According to Fitch, consumption growth fell substantially to 7.3 per cent, from 11.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2015-16.

20 Jun 2017 11:59 AM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh waives off farmer loans

The loan waiver will provide relief up to Rs 2 lakh for small and marginal farmers along with Rs 2 lakh waiver for all marginal farmers.

20 Jun 2017 11:17 AM