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Rahul Gandhi hints at Union Budget being pro-rich

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday reached the Parliament ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget and…

India eyes naming roads, trains after good taxpayers

NEW DELHI: Fancy having a school or a train named after you, or getting priority boarding at airports? In India,…

FM announces excise duty hike, petrol, diesel to go up

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices are set to increase from Friday midnight as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an…

Volvo car sales buck downtrend, up 11% in India

Bengaluru: Bucking the downtrend in the automobile sector, Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo posted an 11 per cent annual sales growth…

Budget 2019-20: Those without PAN can now file returns using Aadhaar

New Delhi: PAN and Aadhaar cards are now interchangeable, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday. "More than 120 crore…

Discuss issues over cup of coffee, Govt tells food delivery apps, offline players

NEW DELHI: The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) officials on Thursday met representatives from online food…

DGCA issues show-cause notice to SpiceJet executives

New Delhi/Mumbai: SpiceJet executive have been issued show-cause notices by aviation regulators for a recent incident in which one of…

Wary of fake apps, many shopkeepers shy away from digital payment

Bengaluru: With the growing popularity of payment apps based on Unified Payments Interface (UPI), a subsidiary of National Payments Corporation…

Equity indices open in green ahead of Budget presentation

Mumbai: The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget by…

Sensex reclaims 40,000 mark briefly ahead of Union Budget

Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices ruled strong during early hours on Friday ahead of the highly anticipated Union Budget for 2019-20.…

‘Dwarfs’ responsible for holding back jobs: Survey

NEW DELHI: Dwarfs are defined as small firms that do not grow beyond their small size, yet they dominate the…

Amazon admits it keeps Alexa data forever: Report

San Francisco: Retail giant Amazon has reportedly admitted it does not always delete the stored data that it obtains through…

Scale up NCLT infra for timely resolution: Economic Survey

NEW DELHI: The National Company Law Tribunal's (NCLT) infrastructure needs to be scaled up for timely resolution of debt recovery,…

Solar scheme to assure Rs 1 lakh income for farmers

NEW DELHI: The central government will launch a solar scheme for farmers that will ensure a minimum annual income of…

Core GVA growth was higher for all quarters for 2018-19: Economic Survey

New Delhi: The core gross value added (GVA) was higher for all quarters of 2018-19 than overall GVA growth as…

Toyota India sales down 19% in June

Bengaluru: Toyota India joint venture's domestic sales declined 19 per cent annually to 10,603 cars in June from 13,088 units…

Inflation at low levels in past five years: Economic Survey

New Delhi: The Indian economy has witnessed a gradual transition from a period of high and variable inflation to a…

Manage your planned and unplanned expenses with an instant personal loan from Bajaj Finserv

Pune: In today's digital world, almost everything could be ordered and delivered to your doorstep in no time. From basic…

Merck Foundation in partnership with the First Lady of Ghana launch inspiring story of Kofi and Ama

Mumbai: Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with the First Lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo…

Equity indices open in green ahead of Economic Survey presentation

Mumbai: The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note ahead of the presentation of the Economic Survey in…

Sensex, Nifty edge higher ahead of Economic Survey

Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday with government-owned banks showing gains as investors awaited the…

Equity indices end flat amid volatile trade, Indiabulls HF up over 7 pc

Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices ended slightly higher after volatile trading on Wednesday as investors awaited positive cues from the Union…

GAIL commissions 165 km Gorakhpur national gas pipeline project

New Delhi: GAIL India said on Wednesday it has successfully commissioned the 165-km Gorakhpur spur line section under Pradhan Mantri…

Paytm logs more transactions than UPI-based apps in June

NEW DELHI: Digital payments platform Paytm on Wednesday said it had registered over 70 crore transactions in June 2019, more…

TVS Motor reports dip in sales in June 2019

Chennai: Two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd on Monday said its sales in June were down, compared to…

Meet Apple’s Senior Vice President of Operations Sabih Khan

New Delhi: Sabih Khan became Apple’s Senior Vice President of Operations after working with the company for 24 years. New…

UK launches green finance strategy to tackle climate change

London: The UK has unveiled a green finance strategy, setting out plans to increase investment in sustainable projects and infrastructure.…

Services activity falls for first time in a year as sales growth stalls

Tokyo: India's services activity in June weakened for the first time in more than a year due to slowing new…

How IL&FS colluded with rating agencies

NEW DELHI: With rating agency ICRA sending its CEO Naresh Thakkar on leave citing regulatory concerns, the role played by…

RBI imposes penalty on four banks for non-compliance of KYC/AML rules

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 1.75 crore on four public sector banks…