Airlines strive to stay airborne

The board of state-run Air India met on Friday to consider the airline's serious financial difficulties, which include pending flying allowances to pilots.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Jet Airways board sets result date

The board of directors of Jet Airways will meet on August 27 to consider and approve the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30. The new date comes 18 days after the airline had decided to defer the results.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

FTA tweak hint to curb China goods

India is keen to change the rules of origin clauses in free trade pacts, including the South Asian Free Trade Agreement, to give its industry greater protection from Chinese goods routed through other countries using the trade deals.
Jayanta Roy Chowdhury Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

DVC power-packed plan

Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) plans to set up a 1500MW pumped storage at an estimated investment of Rs 5,200 crore in Jharkhand. The company will soon float a tender inviting bids for a detailed project report.
A Staff Reporter Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Finances of states stable

The aggregate fiscal deficit of states is likely to moderate to 2.8 per cent of GDP, 20 basis points higher than the budgeted target, on the back of the states likely achieving a zero revenue balance to GDP ratio in 2018-19, said a report.
Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Stocks end hectic week on positive note

The trading week ended for investors on a good note on Friday with the Sensex soaring over 284 points even as the NSE Nifty settled at a fresh lifetime high following positive global cues amid gains in FMCG, metal and banking stocks.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

GAIL weighs diversification

State-owned GAIL India has sought shareholders' nod to amend the charter of the company to invest in start-ups, build solar power plants and set up battery charging stations for electric vehicles as it looks to diversify its portfolio beyond gas and petrochemicals.
Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Sebi trains gun on NSE officials

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is understood to have alleged that three former top officials of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) failed to take preventive and curative measures in the co-location matter, which led to certain brokerages obtaining preferential access to the exchange's servers.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Weak rupee hits a fresh low

The rupee on Thursday fell 26 paise to close below the 70-mark as it buckled under worries over a higher trade deficit. The unit settled at 70.15 to the dollar after hitting an intra-day low of 70.40.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Inflation remains a headache for RBI

The members of the monetary policy committee (MPC) remained worried about the upward risks to inflation as they voted to raise the policy rate earlier this month.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Oil import bill awaits crude shock

The slump in the value of the rupee is expected to jack up the oil import bill by at least $26 billion in the current fiscal.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 17, 2018 00:00 IST


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