The Telegraph
Sunday, December 17, 2017
 

Business

Natural gas knocks on GST door

First published on 18-Dec-2017
The issue of including natural gas in the goods and services tax (GST) could be taken up at the next meeting of the GST Council because of the growing demand from the industry. The government, too, is keen to increase the contribution of the clean......   | Read..
 

Two rates on auto wish list

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Automobile industry body Siam is seeking two tax rates for passenger vehicles under the GST regime instead of multiple rates levied at present, as part of its wish list for the upcoming budget....   | Read..
 

Retail seeks policy prop

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Retailers are in favour of a comprehensive national framework for the industry that can act as guidelines for the states to have their own policies....   | Read..
 

Apollo health cover drill

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Standalone health insurance company Apollo Munich is eyeing a 30 per cent growth in gross written premium aided by a stronger agency distribution channel and new products. Apollo Munich is a 51:49 ......   | Read..
 

Bank recap to come with riders

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Not all banks will be eligible for the government's capital support this fiscal, but those who have performed relatively better and need capital most will be considered for fund infusion, sources s......   | Read..
 

Sebi gets whiff of bitcoin scam

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Market watchdog Sebi will come down heavily on illicit "initial coin offers" seeking public investments with the promise of high returns from bitcoins and other virtual currencies, amid a......   | Read..
 

Volvo back on growth track

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Volvo, the Swedish marque, is set to witness a 25 per cent year-on-year growth in India as it closes the year with sales at over 2,000 units....   | Read..
 

Insurers eye higher gains

First published on 18-Dec-2017
A committee set up by Irdai has suggested a host of changes in the life insurance sector, including investment norms, to improve the returns generated by the funds....   | Read..
 

ONGC opposes auction

First published on 18-Dec-2017
State-owned ONGC has torn into regulator DGH's proposal to auction its discovered oil and gasfields, saying the national oil companies can raise production if they are offered the same fiscal conce......   | Read..
 

What's your score?

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Chances are that you don't know your credit score, or have never seen a copy of your credit report. It is also likely that you haven't yet applied for a loan because it is only then that most peopl......   | Read..
 

GST panel sets date for e-way bills

First published on 17-Dec-2017
E-way bills or electronic invoices will be required to move goods between states from February 1, the GST Council decided on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Aadhaar curb on Airtel

First published on 17-Dec-2017
In its strongest action yet, the UIDAI has temporarily barred Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank from conducting Aadhaar-based SIM verification of mobile customers using the eKYC process as wel......   | Read..
 

Farm income hope

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government has undertaken the ambitious task of doubling farmers' income by 2022 so that farming becomes sustainable....   | Read..
 

Electronic imports get dearer

First published on 16-Dec-2017
India on Friday raised the import duty on mobiles, television sets, microwaves and a host of electronic goods in a bid to force global giants to manufacture locally and cut the country's burgeoning......   | Read..
 

Fresh MDR bait to push debit cards

First published on 16-Dec-2017
The government on Friday waived the merchant discount rate (MDR) on all transactions up to Rs 2,000 made with debit cards, BHIM, UPI and Aadhaar-enabled Payment System for a period of two years beg......   | Read..
 

Another ICICI arm eyes IPO

First published on 16-Dec-2017
ICICI Securities, the broking subsidiary of ICICI Bank, on Friday filed draft papers with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) for its forthcoming initial public offering (IPO)....   | Read..
 

Exports jump 30% in November

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Merchandise exports rose 30.55 per cent to $26.19 billion last month, reversing the October decline, narrowing the month-on-month trade deficit to $13.83 billion....   | Read..
 

Vodafone appoints its first Indian CFO

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Ahead of its merger with Idea Cellular which is expected to close sometime next year, Vodafone India on Friday announced the appointment of Manish Dawar as its chief financial officer. Dawar is lik......   | Read..
 

Duo line up investment in Bengal

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Bengal industry and finance minister Amit Mitra has disclosed two upcoming investments in the state - one, a state-owned firm teaming up with an overseas partner and the other with export potential....   | Read..
 

HDFC Bank on a roll

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Shares of HDFC Bank on Friday hit a record high after the private sector lender announced its intention to raise funds....   | Read..
 
Natural gas knocks on GST door