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Business, Economy, 21 Sep 2017

India considering USD 7.7 billion stimulus spending in 2017/18: sources

On Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was looking for ways to lift economic growth.

21 Sep 2017 6:43 PM

30 lakh returns filed so far, GSTN in 'sound state': Pandey

He had said GSTN has accepted up to 85,000 returns per hour on Wednesday.

21 Sep 2017 5:07 PM

NPCI appoints B Sambamurthy as interim chairman

He has been the Nominee Director from Reserve Bank of India on the board of NPCI since December 5, 2013.

21 Sep 2017 3:04 PM

Railways looking at ways to speed up electrification process: Piyush Goyal

The move would help in cutting down the diesel expenses on Indian railways amounting to Rs 16,000 crore.

21 Sep 2017 2:41 PM

Foodgrain output may drop 2.5 per cent in Kharif season this year

Country had produced a record 138.52 MT in the kharif season of 2016-17 crop year (July-June) on good monsoon rains.

21 Sep 2017 2:15 PM


Govt 'proactive' in dealing with GST, benami property, says FM Jaitley

The Centre is also deliberating on divestment of Air India, for which a meeting is being chaired later in the day, Jaitley stated.

21 Sep 2017 2:13 PM

'Part of forex reserves can be used to boost growth'

Forex reserves could be used for funding growth-critical public infrastructure projects and the macro backdrop is also suitable for this.

21 Sep 2017 2:05 PM

Centra introduces app for central govt employees track pension problems

The app will offer all services meant for pensioners currently available on the Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare website.

21 Sep 2017 1:20 PM

22 lakh GST returns filed till 6 pm, deadline ends midnight

Nearly 45 lakh businesses had filed returns in July fetching a revenue of Rs 95,000 crore to the exchequer.

21 Sep 2017 9:50 AM