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CBDT mops up Rs 6L cr in direct tax collection so far

CBDT mops up Rs 6L cr in direct tax collection so far

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Government has so far mopped up Rs 6 lakh crore or less than 50 per cent of the total tax collection target of Rs 13.35 lakh crore for the current fiscal, a senior official said. Efforts are being made to achieve the target set in the Budget, Central Board of...

Moody’s lowers GDP forecast  to 5.6 per cent

Moody’s lowers GDP forecast to 5.6 per cent

Friday, 15 November 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

After cutting India’s sovereign ratings recently, Moody’s Investor Services on Thursday also cut India’s growth forecast to 5.6 per cent for the calendar year 2019 for reasons of subdued consumer demand, along with sluggish liquidity supply. The US ratings multinational revised downwards its growth forecast for India to 5.6 per cent...

Vedanta Q2 profit rise 61% to `2,158 crore

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

(): Mining baron Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Ltd on Thursday posted a 60.6 per cent rise in consolidated profit to Rs 2,158 crore for the quarter ended September 30.  The company had posted a consolidated profit “attributable to owners of Vedanta Ltd” of Rs 1,343 crore in the year-ago period, Vedanta said...

Rupee logs 1st gain in 6 days; recuperates 13 paise

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

The Indian rupee on Thursday clocked its first gain after five sessions, closing 13 paise higher at 71.96 against the US dollar in line with domestic equities. A day after plunging below the psychological 72-level in over two months, the domestic currency opened on a positive note. As forex market participants...

Gadkari suggests leather export industry to develop clusters in backward areas

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday suggested the leather export industry to develop clusters in backward areas as they can get land and manpower at affordable prices, with a view to boost shipments. The Road Transport and Highways and MSME Minister said the government can think of giving incentives to such...

Benchmark indices close in green on rate cut hopes

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Market barometers Sensex and Nifty on Thursday ended higher after swinging between gains and losses during the day as participants hoped for further easing of repo rate to boost consumer sentiment amid macro-economic challenges. At the closing bell, the 30-share BSE Sensex settled 170.42 points, or 0.42 per cent, higher...

Retail inflation may average at 4% in FY20: SBI report

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

(): Surplus rainfall in August and September is likely to keep food and vegetable prices elevated going forward, and retail inflation may average at around 4 per cent in FY20, an SBI research report said. In October, inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) spiked to a 16-month high of...

Wholesale inflation slowed to 0.16% in October

Friday, 15 November 2019 | PTI | new delhi

Wholesale inflation slipped to about three-and-a-half-year low of 0.16 per cent in October on account of a decline in prices of manufactured goods though food products remained dearer, government data showed on Thursday. The previous low was in June 2016 when the Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was a negative 0.1...

State Editions

HC rejects Rai’s plea, reserves verdict on Tirkey

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

in brief

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

App to track crowd at polling booths

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Fight over J’khand seats may end BJP-AJSU’s 19-year ties

15 November 2019 | Pranav Pratyush | Ranchi

BJP plans six rallies of PM Modi in State

15 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Procure 32 L MT of rice from C’garh: Baghel to Centre

15 November 2019 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Sunday Edition

Cleaning Delhi’s Air An Ethical and Economic Dilemma

10 November 2019 | Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava | Agenda

Beyond Time and Space

10 November 2019 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

Loving your own space

10 November 2019 | Sarita Mathur | Agenda

We need love to exist

10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

10 November 2019 | PNS | Agenda