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  Business   Economy  30 Mar 2017

Business, Economy, 30 Mar 2017

Over 14 lakh consumers win Rs 226 cr under e-payment scheme

Around 8 billion transactions take place annually through digital payment methods.

30 Mar 2017 7:05 PM

Consumers won't be overburdened under GST: Adhia

Revenue Secretary says most farming commodities will be put in exemption list, so farmers need not to worry.

30 Mar 2017 6:28 PM

Rs 1.2 lakh cr spent on national highways development in 3 yrs

A total of Rs 71,517 crore was spent by the private sector on national highways construction.

30 Mar 2017 6:05 PM

EPFO defers move to hike investments in ETFs to 15 pc

CBT agreed to cover around 62 lakh volunteers of Anganwadi, Asha and mid-day meal workers under social security scheme.

30 Mar 2017 5:51 PM

Govt to allot Rs 2.05 bn to boost air travel between smaller cties

Govt has capped fares and is offering incentives to attract airlines to fly less traversed routes.

30 Mar 2017 5:25 PM


Over 3,100 new FPIs registered with Sebi in 11 months of FY'17

The number of FPIs with Sebi's approval rose to 7,428 at the end of February.

30 Mar 2017 4:09 PM

Use GST to curb illegal cigarette trade, tobacco body says

GST presents a unique opportunity to government to address the growing illegal cigarette trade in the country.

30 Mar 2017 3:33 PM

Migration to GST massive administrative challenge: CEA

Chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian believed transition will also require lots of paper works.

30 Mar 2017 2:20 PM

Growth opportunities in India 'compelling': DBS CEO

Government to accelerate implementation of the key legislations towards achieving a positive investment climate in India.

30 Mar 2017 1:49 PM

P-notes investment drops to Rs 1.70 lakh crore

Investment through the route has been declining since September last year when it was at Rs 2,12,509 crore.

30 Mar 2017 1:29 PM


GST inches closer to July rollout as LS passes bills

Prime minister Narendra Modi hailed passage of landmark tax reform by saying it is “New Year, New Law, New Bharat.”

30 Mar 2017 12:35 PM