Business  /  Published 09.09.20

Stimulus demand from industry

India’s travel and tourism industry and the entire value chain is likely to lose around Rs 5 lakh crore, or $65.57 billion, because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hotel occupancy is likely to be at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.07.20

Ficci sees GDP contraction

Industry body Ficci on Sunday said its Economic Outlook Survey has projected the country’s annual median GDP growth for 2020-21 at (-) 4.5 per cent. With the rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandem...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Cases climb to 3.32 lakh, death toll now 9,520

Cigarette smuggling during lockown Industry chamber Ficci's arm on Monday said several cases of seizures by enforcement agencies of smuggled imported cigarettes reported in the last few months in...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.06.20

Modi to tap Bengal business

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address the members of the Indian Chambers of Commerce on Thursday, marking his first such interaction with business leaders of Bengal in six years since he assu...
By in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 14.04.20

Firms keen to resume work

Industry has sought an urgent relief package from the government as it warned of job losses and highlighted the plight of medium and small enterprises (MSMEs) because of the lockdown, which has now ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.04.20

Air Deccan employees put on 'sabbatical without pay'

Regional airliner Air Deccan announced on Sunday that it is ceasing its operations until further notice and all employees are being put on sabbatical without pay, the first Indian aviation company to ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.12.18

Garg for lower debt burden

Economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Saturday flagged the concern of public debt and the need to cut it over the next five years for fiscal prudence.“Whether you look at fiscal deficit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 20.05.20

New FICCI FLO chairperson: Sunira Chamaria

As the new FICCI FLO chairperson, what is your theme this year?I have actively been with FLO for many years now and have served in the committee for more than five years. Our theme for this year is ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Odisha  /  Published 14.11.18

Skill boost with back-to-back pacts at the Make In Odisha Conclave

The state government on Tuesday inked five of the six agreements for skill development at the Make In Odisha Conclave, while the path-breaking one was signed on Monday to develop a World Skill Centre ...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 07.02.19

Tea cheer! Green leaf cess lifted

The Assam government has waived green leaf cess for the tea industry for three years till 2021.On Wednesday, finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the tea industry of Assam is going through a lean...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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