Looking forward to working with new Modi Govt: IMF

Looking forward to working with new Modi Govt: IMF

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PTI | Washington

The IMF is looking forward to working with the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a top official said Friday, asserting that India’s reforms and future direction should continue to focus on achieving faster and more inclusive growth with low inflation. Prime Minister Modi on Thursday led his Bharatiya Janata...

SBI to engage with customers to resolve concern

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PTI | new delhi

The country’s largest lender SBI will conduct a customer outreach programme next week to address their queries and seek suggestions to improve services. The ‘Mega Customer Meet’, to be held on Tuesday, is expected to engage with 1 lakh bank customers across 500 locations through 17 local head offices across the...

Sensex vaults 623 pts to lifetime high on Modi euphoria

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PTI | mumbai

Equity benchmark Sensex Friday shot up over 623 points to close at a record high of 39,434.72 as investors felt assured of policy stability after a decisive mandate for the Narendra Modi-led BJP in the general elections. The NSE Nifty also surged over 187 points to close at a fresh lifetime...

Bata India Q4 profit jumps by 69 pc

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PTI | new delhi

Footwear major Bata India Friday reported a 69.47 per cent jump in standalone profit to Rs 88.26 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2019. It had posted a profit of Rs 52.08 crore in the January-March quarter of the preceding fiscal. The company’s revenue from operations during the quarter under...

India stopped purchasing Iranian oil after US waivers expired: Envoy

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PTI | washington

India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi’s envoy here has said, becoming the latest country to comply with the US sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear programme. Indian Ambassador to the US, Harsh Vardhan Shringla said India...

Not looking at collaboration on cars, clarifies Hinduja

Not looking at collaboration on cars, clarifies Hinduja

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | Chennai

Hinduja group flagship Ashok Leyland Friday clarified it was not holding any discussion with US-based electric vehicle major Tesla for a possible tie-up. Dheeraj Hinduja, a third generation member of the UK-based Hinduja family and Ashok Leyland chairman, was responding to a query on some media reports that the heavy commercial...

Cut corporate tax, abolish MAT in forthcoming Budget: Ficci

Cut corporate tax, abolish MAT in forthcoming Budget: Ficci

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Industry body Ficci Friday sought reduction in corporate tax and abolition of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) to spur investment as the BJP-led NDA government gears up for its second term. The government had presented an Interim Budget for 2019-20 in February. A full Budget is likely to be presented in July. "The...

Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by up to Rs 2 a litre

Mother Dairy hikes milk prices by up to Rs 2 a litre

Friday, 24 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Mother Dairy, the leading milk supplier in the national capital region, Friday hiked milk prices by up to Rs 2 per litre, effective Saturday, citing higher procurement cost from farmers. The company has increased the prices of only poly pack milk and not bulk vended milk, also known as token milk. The...

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