No plans to revise fiscal deficit target: Nirmala

No plans to revise fiscal deficit target: Nirmala

Monday, 23 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said there are no plans to revise the fiscal deficit target for the current fiscal at the moment and a decision in this regard will be taken before the annual Budget. Experts are of the view that India's fiscal deficit will widen as a result...

We are committed to meet India's energy security needs: Saudi envoy

Monday, 23 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

In the midst of disruption in global oil supply following the biggest-ever attacks on its oil installations, Saudi Arabia has said it is committed to meet India's energy security needs and will work constructively with other oil producers to maintain market stability. Saudi Ambassador Dr. Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati, in...

Business Corner

Monday, 23 September 2019 | Agencies

Pradhan reviews performance of NMDC New Delhi: Dharmendra Pradhan Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel, Govt. of India visited the Head Office of NMDC Limited at Hyderabad on 21.09.2019. The Minister met CMD, Directors and employees of the company and reviewed NMDC's performance in presence...

Top 1K listed firms may see savings of Rs 37K cr post corp tax cut: CRISIL

Monday, 23 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

CRISIL Research on Sunday said top 1,000 listed companies could see tax savings of Rs 37,000 crore on account of the corporate tax cut. "Over the past few days, a slew of measures have been introduced to address the slowdown in the Indian economy. Friday's announcement, however, is the most material...Our...

Corp tax cut makes India an investment destination, says FM

Monday, 23 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

India has become a highly competitive investment destination post corporate tax reduction as the rates are now lower than that in China and most Southeast Asian countries, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday. India was earlier at disadvantage because of a couple of factors and on top of it was...

Petronet LNG signs USD 2.5 bn deal to take stake in US LNG plant

Petronet LNG signs USD 2.5 bn deal to take stake in US LNG plant

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Petronet LNG Ltd, India's biggest liquefied natural gas importer, has signed a preliminary deal to buy a stake in Tellurian Inc's proposed Driftwood project in Louisiana and import 5 million tonnes a year of LNG. The deal is worth about USD 2.5 billion, sources privy to the development said. "Tellurian Inc. And...

FPIs withdraw Rs 4,193 cr from capital markets in Sept so far

FPIs withdraw Rs 4,193 cr from capital markets in Sept so far

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Foreign investors have pulled out a net sum of Rs 4,193 crore from the Indian capital markets in September so far, but the trend is expected to reverse on the back of fiscal relief measures announced by the government, experts said. The Centre on Friday slashed corporate tax rates by around...

Hotel industry welcomes GST cuts on hotel room tariffs

Hotel industry welcomes GST cuts on hotel room tariffs

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The hotel industry has welcomed the reduction in GST on hotel room tariffs, saying that it will provide a major fillip to the hospitality and tourism sector and is a step in right direction. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced nil tax for hotels room tariffs of up to Rs...

State Editions

Man kills wife for ‘adultery’ in Prem Nagar, surrenders

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City sees decline in butterflies this year

23 September 2019 | Sapna Singh | Delhi

IIT Delhi team to study impact of odd-even scheme

23 September 2019 | PTI | Delhi

CM to speak on anti-pollution steps at Denmark summit

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sisodia inaugurates cultural event Awam Ki Awaz in Capital

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

PWD to finish work on Pragati Maidan tunnel by Jan

23 September 2019 | GAYATHRI MAN | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji | Agenda

The complexities of caste system

22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Dukh, Dard and a Season of Hope

22 September 2019 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Empower your mind for success

22 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Casting procedure should be streamlined'

22 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pushing musical limit

22 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer