Sensex goes up 160 pts on reforms, F&O expiry

Thursday, 29 Jun 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

The Sensex headed up today surging 160 points as investors welcomed the Cabinet's decision to give 'in-principle' nod to disinvestment of Air India, a sign the government is not shying away from bold reforms. A firm trend in Asia brought risk appetite back. Speculators went about covering their short positions...

Deepak Kumar takes over as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India

Thursday, 29 Jun 2017 | Agencies | New Delhi

Shri Deepak Kumar has taken over as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India. He is an IAS Officer of the 1984 batch Bihar Cadre, who has held important positions in the Central Government and the Government of Bihar. Shri Kumar is B. Tech. in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute...

Trump, Modi must take 'concrete actions' to meet goals: AFTI

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 | PTI | Washington

An American trade body has urged President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to quickly review the bilateral trade relationship and take "concrete actions" to meet the goals set by them during their maiden meeting. Alliance for Fair Trade (AFTI) with India welcomed Trump and Modi's statements recognising the great...

'India to generate 6.5m outbound tourists annually by 2020'

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 | PTI | Dubai

India is estimated to generate 6.5 million outbound luxury and MICE tourists annually by 2020, reinforcing the country's influence as a key source market for MICE and luxury travel, according to a new report. According to figures published ahead of the 5th Annual MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) India and...

InFocus launches Turbo 5 smartphone in India

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 | IANS | New Delhi

American technology company InFocus on Wednesday launched its Turbo 5 smartphone powered by a 5000mAh battery for the Indian market. The device sports a 5.2 inch HD IPS 2.5D glass display and is powered with a 1.3 GHz Quad core processor. It comes with a fingerprint sensor that can be used...

Rupee climbs 11 paise against dollar to 64.41

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | PTI | Mumbai

The rupee firmed up 11 paise to 64.41 against the dollar today, taking support from foreign capital inflows and a higher opening in domestic equities. Fresh selling of the US currency by exporters and banks has been touched off by weakness in the dollar overseas. The forex market was shut yesterday on...

Trump seeks removal of barriers for US exports to India

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do more to reduce obstacles to US exports to India as the two leaders vowed to further "expand and balance" Indo-US trade relationship. Alongside Modi after their talks here, Trump told the media that India-US must have "a trading relationship...

Mumbai to host India's biggest apparel trade expo in July

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | IANS | Mumbai

With the participation of around 1,000 brands, Mumbai is set to host the largest apparel trade show in India, the 65th National Garment Fair, from July 10 to 12, an official said here on Tuesday. Organised by Bhumiworld Industrial Park, a fast-developing industrial hub in Thane, the fair is likely to...

PM invites US CEOs to invest in India, says GST a game-changer

Monday, 26 Jun 2017 | PTI | Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India has now emerged as a business-friendly destination, more so with the upcoming implementation of landmark GST beginning next month, while asking CEOs of top US companies to invest in the country. Modi, during his meeting with the CEOs of top 20 American firms,...

Govt defers TDS, TCS under GST to ensure smooth rollout

Monday, 26 Jun 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

With just 4-days left for GST rollout, the government has deferred implementation of TDS and TCS provisions as well as exempted from registration small businesses selling on ecommerce platform. E-commerce companies will not be required to collect 1 per cent TCS (Tax Collection at Source) while making payment to suppliers...


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DU admissions to continue till June 28; 2nd cut-off list on July 1

25 Jun 2017 | Shipra Parashar/ Srishti Garg | New Delhi

With Delhi University declaring its first cut-off list on Friday, SGTB Khalsa college came out with the highest 99.66 per cent for BSc (Hons) Electronics...

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JRD Tata sports complex to be ready by Sept

29 Jun 2017 | Parvinder Bhatia | Jamshedpur

City-based JRD Tata Sports Complex is getting ready for Jamshedpur leg of Indian Super League (ISL) matches. Work is in full progress to give a new cover to 102 m x 67 m playing arena...

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