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Discretionary goods see rise in festive demand

The demand for discretionary categories has improved month-on-month even in August and is now closer to 2019 levels

12 Oct 2021 7:24 AM

India’s poverty rate to be around 10% in FY22: WB

As labour markets continue to improve, poverty reduction is expected to slowly resume its pre-pandemic trajectory

11 Oct 2021 2:53 AM

Textile parks to get over Rs 4,400 crore incentives

Parks will be developed by a special purpose vehicle which will be owned by the state government and the Centre

07 Oct 2021 7:30 AM

Sa-Dhan seeks additional Rs 7.5K crore credit guarantee

The guarantee cover was available up to March 31, 2022 or until the guarantees for Rs 7,500 crore loans were used up

06 Oct 2021 7:28 AM

Services, jobs in expansion mode

Post-loosening of pandemic restrictions, the services sector continued to expand in September

06 Oct 2021 7:23 AM


Data curbs can cost India up to $17 bn by 2025: UN

India has a relatively large digital service industry, with strong links abroad

04 Oct 2021 3:43 AM

GST: TN, Kerala FMs rue loss of autonomy

The pandemic has brought to light that the GST compensation mechanism is not designed to address systemic risks

30 Sep 2021 4:21 AM

Jobs grew by average 4 per cent in last 7 years: Labour ministry survey

Around 27 per cent establishments reduced employment during the pandemic

28 Sep 2021 9:18 AM

Foreign Trade Policy to be extended till March

On March 31, 2020, the government had extended the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 for one year till March 31, 2021

28 Sep 2021 9:13 AM

State ministers to review GST rates

The Group of Ministers looking at rate rationalisation will review the goods and services that are exempted from taxes

28 Sep 2021 8:36 AM


Demand for 3BHK, 4BHK goes up in metro cities

The preference for 3BHK apartments was 25 per cent in Q1 2020

23 Sep 2021 8:07 AM

Food from small outlets, garments to pinch more

As per the GST rule changes, food aggregators like Swiggy and Zomato would need to raise their own invoices

23 Sep 2021 7:49 AM

Top 10 per cent workers pocket 70 per cent labour income in India: ILO

In India, 39.6 per cent of employees have a job which matches their education

22 Sep 2021 7:12 AM

Amazon to probe bribery allegations on its lawyers

The report also pointed to a possible role played by another lawyer

21 Sep 2021 7:36 AM

Consumption sectors step up hiring in August

Online hiring demand witnessed a positive growth of 24 per cent in August against July

21 Sep 2021 7:33 AM


Jewellery retailers could see 12% revenue growth

Increased spending on wedding and festive jewellery might support sales

17 Sep 2021 3:17 AM

52 firms apply for white goods PLI

The selection of applicants will be done within 60 days

17 Sep 2021 2:02 AM

Flipkart to hire 1.15 lakh for festivals

The Big Billion Days require investments for capacity, storage, sorting, packaging, human resour-ces, training, and delivery

16 Sep 2021 7:54 AM

PLI for auto, drones cleared

The scheme to incentivise advanced automotive technologies for five years will lead to fresh investment of over Rs 42,500 crore

16 Sep 2021 7:18 AM

ITC not admissible for services: SC

Hearing appeals on the contradictory judgements by Gujarat and Madras high courts, SC urged the GST Council to take a policy decision on it

14 Sep 2021 8:43 AM