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BJP win in UP boosts Indian stocks

Indian stocks exchange has been performing better than other markets
INDIAN MARKETS BEAT GlOBAL TREND AND RISE The Nifty rose as much as 2.1 percent to a record high while the rupee hit a 16-month peak...

CAIRN RETRO TAXED

The Anil Agarwal owned Cairn India, which owns and operates, India’s most potent and prolific oilfields in Rajasthan and the KG Basin, has had...

Bharti Airtel gets approval to raise Rs 10k crore

Telecom major Bharti Airtel has said its shareholders have approved a proposal to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore in debt. The shareholders have...

Sebi asks corporations to post orders on their websites

Markets regulator Sebi today asked clearing corporations to post all the past regulatory orders as well as arbitration and appellate awards on their websites...

Maximum 15% tax on luxury goods in addition to GST

A maximum of 15 per cent cess on top of the peak GST rate of 28 per cent will be levied on luxury goods...

AliBaba eyes Indian mobile content market

Alibaba has big plans for India
Jio Reliance emerges as leader in 4G market Jack Ma’s Alibaba group wants to play a larger role in the Indian internet market even as...

RATING DOWNGRADES

Akhilesh R. Bhargava
The current FY 201617, has reported a cascade of rating downgrades for corporate India, reflecting the worrisome state of their strained finances and falling...

Simultaneous polls can reduce campaign costs: Jaitley

Holding elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies simultaneously will reduce campaign costs and improve quality of governance, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today....

NITI Aayog proposes key reforms

Government think-tank NITI Aayog’s 15-year vision document has proposed key reforms to enable and encourage women’s workforce participation across sectors in India. This is...

Defence officials need Aadhar card for pensions

All defence pensioners and dependent family members of deceased personnel will be required to enroll for Aadhaar card by June 30 to receive pension....

Air India to launch nonstop service between Washington and Delhi in...

In a welcome development enhancing connectivity, Air India, India’s premier carrier has announced that it will operate direct flights thrice a week from Washington...

VIJAY MALLYA IN BIGGER TROUBLE NOW

India on Thursday handed over to the UK an extradition request for absconding businessman Vijay Mallya who is facing cases of loan default and...

Infosys denies governance lapses, rift between founders

Mired in controversy centring around differences between its founders and the management, Infosys today denied any governance lapses and emphasised that its board is...

BUDGET AND FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

India’s annual budget, was pre-sented by the Finance Minister on February 1, departing from the decades old pre independence era practice of presenting it...

Protectionist tendencies will shrink GDP: Jaitley

With protectionist trend emerging in developed economies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tonight warned that economies will become more inefficient and GDP will shrink if...

India, UK to ease restrictions on number of flights

India and the UK have inked a pact to ease restrictions on the number of scheduled flights between the two countries. “Limits on flights...

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