Google forced Paytm to roll back cashback campaign which is legal in India’

Google forced Paytm to roll back cashback campaign which is legal in India’

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Global internet giant Google’s Play store rules forced Paytm to roll back a UPI cashback campaign which is legal in India, digital payments company Paytm claimed on Sunday. The company in a blog alleged that it was arm-twisted to take down its campaign while Google Pay has been running similar cricket-based...

Rs 4.29 L cr cost overrun reported in 432 infra projects

Monday, 21 September 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

As many as 432 infrastructure projects, each worth at least Rs 150 crore, have reported total cost overruns of over Rs 4.29 lakh crore, according to data from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. According to the data, as of August 1, 2020, out of the 1,670 central sector infrastructure...

Diesel prices fall again on easing global crude prices

Monday, 21 September 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

Diesel prices continued to decline for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday on the back of falling global crude prices. In the national capital, diesel was priced at Rs 71.58 per litre, down from Rs 71.82 on Saturday. Similarly in the other metros of Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, the fuel was sold...

Banks not asked by RBI to raise capital to brace for possible NPAs: MoS Finance

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The RBI has not asked banks and non-banking financial institutions to raise capital to brace for a possible pile up in bad debt in the coming months, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur informed the Rajya Sabha. However, he said, “banks and non-banking financial institutions are required to maintain capital...

21 States accept Rs 97,000 cr borrowing proposal

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

As many as 21 States, mostly ruled by BJP or parties which have supported it on various issues, have opted to borrow Rs 97,000 crore to meet the GST revenue shortfall in the current fiscal, sources said on Sunday.   The states and union territories (UTs) which have intimated their decision...

Diesel prices fall again on easing global crude prices

Diesel prices fall again on easing global crude prices

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

Diesel prices continued to decline for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday on the back of falling global crude prices. In the national capital, diesel was priced at Rs 71.58 per litre, down from Rs 71.82 on Saturday. Similarly in the other metros of Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, the fuel was sold...

Internet user base rises 3.4% to 743 mn at Mar-end; Jio commands over 52% market: Trai data

Internet user base rises 3.4% to 743 mn at Mar-end; Jio commands over 52% market: Trai data

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The number of internet subscribers in India increased to over 743 million at the end of March 2020, clocking a growth rate of 3.4 per cent on a sequential quarter basis, showed Trai data on sector's quarterly performance. Reliance Jio led the chart grabbing 52.3 per cent of the overall market...

RS approves amendments to insolvency law

RS approves amendments to insolvency law

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Decision on extending the suspension of relevant provisions will be taken next week: Fin Min Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed amendments to the insolvency law for suspension of fresh insolvency proceedings for at least six months starting March 25 amid the coronavirus pandemic, with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying a decision...

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