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Sunday, January 21, 2018
 

Business

Lower GST for more items

First published on 19-Jan-2018
The GST Council on Thursday reduced the tax rates on 29 goods, including second-hand vehicles, confectionery and bio-diesel. The tax rates for 54 categories of services, including some job works, tailoring and admission to theme parks, have also b......   | Read..
 

Bid to ease filing of returns

First published on 19-Jan-2018
In a move to simplify the process of filing returns, the GST Council on Thursday veered around to the idea of registered entities continuing to file the return in GSTR 3B Form, while moving to a sy......   | Read..
 

Airtel profit takes a hit

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Bharti Airtel, the country's largest telecom operator, on Thursday reported a sharp drop in third-quarter consolidated net profit after telecom regulator Trai more than halved interconnection fees ......   | Read..
 

Biocon in pact with Sandoz

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Bio-pharmaceuticals firm Biocon on Thursday announced a global partnership with Sandoz, a Novartis division, to develop, manufacture and commercialise multiple biosimilars in immunology and oncology....   | Read..
 

Bank scrips fuel rally on bourses

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Bank stocks on Thursday led the key indices to yet another record-breaking finish on reports that the Centre may hike the FDI limit for the sector....   | Read..
 

Oil block auction takes off

First published on 19-Jan-2018
India on Thursday put up for auction a record exploration acreage for the prospecting of oil and gas from 55 blocks in the first bidding round in eight years. The last bidding happened in 2010....   | Read..
 

Yes Bank fares well

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Private sector lender Yes Bank on Thursday reported a growth of 22 per cent in net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2017....   | Read..
 

Lens on bank risk practices

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Banks are inadequately factoring risks to a project while sanctioning loans, Reserve Bank deputy governor N.S. Vishwanathan said on Thursday....   | Read..
 

PwC hearing today

First published on 19-Jan-2018
The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) will on Friday hear the pleas by PricewaterhouseCoopers against the two-year ban imposed by market regulator Sebi on the audit major and its network entities......   | Read..
 

Flip-flop on borrowing target

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The government will borrow an additional Rs 20,000 crore instead of Rs 50,000 crore announced earlier in this financial year. The decision was taken after assessing its revenue and expenditure patt......   | Read..
 

Sensex races to 35000

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The government's move to lower the additional borrowing requirement propelled the BSE Sensex above the 35000-mark for the first time and brought a much-needed relief to the badly hit bond markets o......   | Read..
 

PwC contests Sebi ban

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Pricewaterhouse on Wednesday moved the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), challenging Sebi's order against the audit firm and its network entities in the multi-crore Satyam scam....   | Read..
 

RITES to raise Rs 600cr

First published on 18-Jan-2018
State-owned RITES has filed draft papers with Sebi to raise an estimated Rs 600 crore through an initial share sale....   | Read..
 

MNCs ignore oil auction

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Global energy firms have shown little interest in the country's first bidding under Open Acreage Licensing Policy, which permits pricing and marketing freedoms and companies to carve out the area f......   | Read..
 

HUL posts strong numbers

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Hindustan Unilever's third-quarter net profit jumped 27.74 per cent to Rs 1,326 crore on volume growth and improvement in margins across categories....   | Read..
 

Investment pledge with eye on jobs

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Bengal has bagged Rs 2.19 lakh crore worth of investment proposals at the conclusion of the two-day Bengal Global Business Summit on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

Evasion high after GST

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A GST Network (GSTN) meeting held in Bangalore on Wednesday confirmed that revenue shortfall after the GST has reached "alarming levels" because of tax evasion but promised effective solu......   | Read..
 

Sharp rise in Mindtree net

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Mid-sized IT firm Mindtree today said its consolidated net profit rose 37.2 per cent to Rs 141.5 crore for the December quarter and it expects to clock "high single-digit growth" in the o......   | Read..
 

RIL outlines Bengal vision

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Reliance Industries has earmarked Rs 5,000-crore investment for Bengal in the coming years to expand its retail and petroleum outlets....   | Read..
 

Tough RBI posturing pushes up bonds yield

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Government bond prices came under pressure on Tuesday after Reserve Bank deputy governor Viral Acharya ruled out any relaxation on the valuation of the bonds held by banks or any other dispensation......   | Read..