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‘DeMo akin to 200 bps rate hike, cut 2% growth in 2016 Q4’

‘DeMo akin to 200 bps rate hike, cut 2% growth in 2016 Q4’

Thursday, 10 October 2019 | IANS | Mumbai

A new research report co-authored by IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath claims that the demonetisation exercise generated a decline in national economic activity of roughly 2 percentage points in the fourth quarter of 2016 and was equivalent to a 200 basis point interest rate hike. The Reserve Bank of India has...

SBI lowers rates on non-repo-linked loans by 10 bps

SBI lowers rates on non-repo-linked loans by 10 bps

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday announced reduction in its marginal cost of fund based lending (MCLR) rate by 10 basis points across all tenors, effective October 10. This is the sixth time that the country's largest lender has cut its MCLR or minimum lending rate in the current financial...

No Tata Nano production in first 9 months of 2019

No Tata Nano production in first 9 months of 2019

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Tata Motors has not produced a single unit of its entry-level car Nano in the first nine months of 2019 but sold just one unit in February in the domestic market although it is yet to officially announce that the model has been discontinued. The company has so far been maintaining...

Maruti cuts production for 8th straight month in Sep

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Reeling under a prolonged slowdown, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) reduced its production by 17.48 per cent in September, making it the eighth straight month when the country’s largest car maker lowered its output. The company produced a total of 1,32,199 units in September as against 1,60,219 units in the year-ago...

China for fair environment for its companies in India

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India, China on Tuesday hoped that New Delhi will provide a more “fair, friendly and convenient” business environment for Chinese companies to operate in the country, asserting that both the Asian giants should forge greater cooperation to boost trade and investment. The comments...

US blacklists 28 Chinese entities over abuses in Xinjiang

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | Washington

The US has blacklisted 28 Chinese companies from purchasing any American products for being implicated in human rights violations and other abuses in China’s Xinjiang region. The US Department of Commerce said the action constricts the export of items subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to entities that have been...

Festival season: Mercedes-Benz delivers over 200 cars in single day

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz said on Tuesday that it has delivered over 200 cars of various models to customers in Mumbai, Gujarat and other cities in a single day as part of the festival season sale. Dussehra and Navratri deliveries, which were made on Tuesday, outperformed the number of cars sold...

Ensure strict implementation on ban of import of e-cigarettes: Revenue to Customs

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

nThe revenue department has asked customs officials to ensure strict implementation of prohibition on import of e-cigarettes after the country banned production, import and sale of these electronic devices and similar products citing health risk to people, especially youth.  E-cigarettes are technically called the ENDS (Electronic nicotine delivery systems). The commerce ministry...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer