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Petrol, diesel prices see steepest hike since July 5

Petrol price was increased by 25 paise per litre to Rs 72.42 and diesel by 24 paise to Rs 65.82 in the Delhi market.

18 Sep 2019 3:07 PM

10 Mantras to become a successful new age entrepreneur

India’s Start-up ecosystem is one of the fastest growing in the world, with over 190 deals worth USD 4 billion closed in just Q1 of 2019..

18 Sep 2019 12:42 PM

Rupee rises 35 paise against US dollar in early trade

Rupee is trading at 71.43 against dollar as gains in domestic equity market and easing crude prices strengthened investor sentiments.

18 Sep 2019 10:23 AM

GST panel unlikely to favour tax rate cut for auto sector: sources

Total annual revenue loss could be as much as 500 bn rupees if the panel decided to lower tax rates for auto sector to 18 pc from 28 pc.

18 Sep 2019 8:58 AM

Risk premium on oil to go up: Icra

Thus, their net realisation and cash accruals will improve unless the extant under-recovery sharing formula is changed.

18 Sep 2019 1:36 AM


Sikkim invites tourists to tea garden

The latest move by the Sikkim government is expected to give a major fillip to Temi Tea brand, while creating value out of its unutilised property.

18 Sep 2019 1:31 AM

GST (il)logic: Tax on biscuit 18 per cent, bread 0 per cent, rusk 5 per cent

Biscuits priced below Rs 100 per kg accounts for 25 per cent of the biscuit market in value terms and 42 per cent in volume terms.

18 Sep 2019 1:29 AM

Mobile sales come down, but still in double-digits

No wonder, e-commerce biggies are gearing up for the festive season with special offers on mobile phones.

18 Sep 2019 1:26 AM

Jio tops Trai's 4G mobile broadband chart in Aug with 21.3 mbps speed

Vodafone, however, maintained lead in terms of upload with 5.5 mbps speed.

17 Sep 2019 10:28 PM

Over 6 cr EPFO members to get 8.65 pc interest for 2018-19: Labour minister

At present, the EPFO is settling PF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate.

17 Sep 2019 1:44 PM


TRAI seeks views on maximum duration for phone calls to ring

This may, in turn, impact the pattern of outgoing and incoming Minutes of Usage (MoU) on Point of Interconnection.

17 Sep 2019 9:17 AM

RBI allows payment of all recurring bills through BBPS

The system will provide multiple payment modes and instant confirmation of payment.

17 Sep 2019 9:05 AM

Housing industry seeks tax sops, lower rates

Industry finds that the stress fund allocated to the housing sector with several riders will not increase demand among homebuyers.

17 Sep 2019 1:27 AM

Oil-sensitive stocks dip

The country buys over two-thirds of its oil, mostly from the Middle East, making it most vulnerable to any rise in oil price.

17 Sep 2019 1:22 AM

P-note investments continue to drop; stands at Rs 79,088-cr in Aug-end

The use of P-notes has been on a decline since 2017 and slumped to a nine-and-a-half year low of Rs 66,587 crore in October-end.

16 Sep 2019 3:19 PM


Centre should take CMs' views on changing Finance Commission's: Manmohan Singh

Cooperative federalism demands give-and-take, and which is why it is important for the Central Govt to make efforts to consult the states.

16 Sep 2019 10:58 AM

Rubber futures hit six-month low

The overall sentiment in the market remains bearish due to a rise in imports coupled with sluggish demand from tyre makers, traders said.

16 Sep 2019 2:46 AM

Man-made yarn imports up multi-fold in July

Imports of polyester yarn increased 193 per cent from 29,08,000 kg in July 2018 to 85,35,000 kg in July 2019.

16 Sep 2019 2:40 AM

Issue guidelines to remove confusion on single-use plastic: Traders' body

Confusions, if not taken cognisance of, may prove to be a roadblock in eradication of single-use plastic, CAIT said.

15 Sep 2019 4:55 PM

Government announces steps to boost housing, facilitate homebuyers

This window will help in completion of affordable and middle income housing projects.

14 Sep 2019 4:11 PM