GST payers can approach jurisdictional tax officer to change GSTIN

Friday, 15 Jun 2018 | PTI | NEW DELHI

The Finance Ministry on Thursday said GST registrants can approach jurisdictional tax officer with valid documents to change the e-mail and mobile number recorded against their GST identification number (GSTIN). The revenue department had received complaints from taxpayers that the intermediaries who were authorised by them to apply for registration on...

Sensex falls 126 points as US Federal hikes rate

Friday, 15 Jun 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Equities slipped back into the red on Thursday after a three-day winning run as investors turned cautious following US Federal Reserve’s rate hike. The BSE 30-share Sensex fell by 126.09, or 0.35 per cent to quote at 35,613.07 in early trade, with IT, PSU, oil and gas, teck, banking and realty...

Cabinet clears HDFC Bank’s proposal to raise Rs 24,000 cr via FDI

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Government on Wednesday approved the proposal of HDFC Bank to raise additional capital Rs 24,000 crore by selling equity to foreign investors to fund its business growth. This includes premium, over and above the previous approved limit of Rs 10,000 crore, that the composite foreign shareholding in the bank should...

India, US agree to hold talks to address trade issues

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PTI | Washington

India and the US have agreed to hold official-level comprehensive talks to address trade and economic issues, days after President Donald Trump accused New Delhi of charging 100 per cent tariff on some of the US' goods. The decision in this regard was taken during a series of meetings visiting...

US approves sale of Apache attack helicopters, missiles to India

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PTI | Washington

The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $930 million as well as Hellfire and Stinger missiles to bolster the country’s ability to defend its homeland and deter “regional threats”, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The Pentagon’s notification to the Congress comes...

Jet Airways starts UDAN ops from Lucknow today

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PTI | Lucknow

To cater to unserved regions and connect under-served airports, Jet Airways is all set to commence its 'UDAN' operations from here on Thursday. 'UDAN' stands for 'Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik' - a Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) launched by the central Government. The airline was awarded seven routes under the scheme and...

India discusses ‘Oil Buyers Club' with China

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

With oil producers' cartel OPEC wreaking havoc with prices, India discussed with China the possibility of forming an 'oil buyers club' that can negotiate better terms with sellers as well as getting more US crude oil to Asia to cut dominance of the oil block. As a follow up of Oil...

Bengal truckers to go for indefinite strike from June 18

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PTI | Kolkata

Truckers in West Bengal on Wednesday said they will go on an indefinite strike from June 18, endorsing a similar call by their all India body, demanding reduction of diesel prices and to protest alleged police excesses. The Federation of West Bengal Truck Operators Association said its 3.71 lakh members will...

CBI seeks Interpol Red Corner Notice for Nirav Modi’s brother

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The CBI has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi’s brother Nishal, a Belgian citizen, and an executive of his company Subhash Parab, in connection with the over $2 billion fraud at state-run Punjab National Bank, sources said. The agency had on Monday sought Red...

Business Corner

Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 | PNS

PTC opens modern public convenience facility PTC India Ltd under its CSR initiative has fully renovated, modernized and beautified the community toilet complex at Bhikaji Cama Place in New Delhi through PTC Foundation. This toilet complex was inaugurated by Dr AK Verma, IFS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power and...


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‘Assault’ on police driver: Action against Kerala ADGP

17 Jun 2018 | VR Jayaraj | Kochi

In a swift move intended at stemming the protests brewing in the State police force against certain top officials’ ‘feudalistic’ practice of persecuting policemen and camp followers by using them as house servants, the Kerala Government on Saturday removed ADGP Sudesh Kumar, whose daughter was the other day booked for assaulting and verbally abusing his official police driver, from the position of head of the Armed Police Battalion. The action against...

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23 Jun 2018 | PNS | Kochi

MCD still waiting for HC order on encroachment Dehradun: Days after the High Court ordered the officials to remove encroachment from different areas of Dehradun like markets, streets and footpaths in four weeks, the officials concerned said on Friday that they were still waiting for the order to come. They, however, assured that they would execute the order once they get a copy and read it thoroughly...

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