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Bureaucrats may misuse vast powers of new social media rules: Congress

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 12:08
The Congress Saturday alleged the government has brought 'non-statutory' guidelines without Parliament's assent to control social media platforms

Recent govt reforms will bolster economic growth: Kumar Mangalam Birla

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 12:08
Birla on Saturday said the government has taken bold steps that will drive investment boom

Actively pursuing Airbus to begin manufacturing aeroplanes in India: Goyal

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 11:42
Goyal on Saturday said he is 'actively pursuing' Airbus to begin manufacturing aeroplanes in India

Economic Affairs Secy Tarun Bajaj to take charge of revenue department

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 11:03
Bajaj is a veteran of the finance ministry

Centre, Congress govt in Punjab should slash fuel prices: Harsimrat Kaur

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 08:55
Kaur on Saturday demanded the Centre and Congress-led government in Punjab should reduce fuel prices

Central govt should cut its tax on fuel, says Tamil Nadu govt

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 08:55
The resources for state's own tax revenue is meagre, Tamil Nadu Deputy CM Panneerselvam said

We must continue to trade with China: Bajaj Auto MD Rajiv Bajaj

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 08:43
Bajaj said goods should be procured from wherever they are most competitively available

Ind-Ra upgrades fiscal year 2021 credit growth estimates to 6.9%

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 06:40
Improved economic environment in 2H FY21 helped

Four of top 5 US banks hire 25% of MBA students from IFMR business school

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 20:36
Despite the pandemic, average salaries are up by about 10 per cent in hiring by finance, consulting and technology giants

Non-food credit grows 5.7% in January, shows RBI data

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 18:34
Non-food bank credit grew at 5.7 per cent in January 2021 as against an increase of 8.5 per cent in January 2020, RBI data showed

Fiscal deficit hits Rs 12.34 trillion at end of January, shows data

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:51
The fiscal deficit at the end of January in the previous financial year was 128.5 per cent of the Revised Estimates (RE)

India's core industries output sees marginal 0.1% rise in January

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:48
Growth in core sector output in January was lower than the 0.2 per cent expansion seen in December

GDP grows 0.4% in Q3: Pre-Covid times are here, says Finance Ministry

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:33
However, the economy grew by a much higher rate of 3.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019-20

GDP data: From China to Italy, where India stands in global community

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:57
India's was not the worst performer among large economies in the world

PM Narendra Modi urges banks to lend to start-ups and MSMEs amid Covid-19

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:11
Calls for effective participation of public sector in banking and insurance

Non-food bank credit grows 6% in January 2021; gold loans rise 132%

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:55
The pace of retail credit, a segment which has the maximum focus of banks, decelerated to 9.1 per cent in January 2021 from 16.9 per cent in January 2020

Govt extends ban on international flights till the end of March

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:52
In a circular, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA are exempted from the ban

Internationalisation of the rupee is 'inevitable', says RBI report

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:48
Internationalisation means the currency can be freely transacted by both resident and non-residents, and be used as a reserve currency for global trades

Domestic air traffic may be back to full pre-Covid level by summer: Puri

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:39
The domestic air traffic is expected to be back to the full pre-COVID-19 level by the summer schedule with the traffic seeing a sharp recovery from the July quarter onwards, Puri said on Friday.

Gadkari urges MSMEs to avail concessional finance and install rooftop solar

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:22
Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday invited MSMEs to avail concessional debt finance to install rooftop solar for business efficiency. The Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Road Transport & Highways said rooftop solar offers an excellent value proposition to MSMEs by significantly bringing down cost of electricity consumption, which on an average, is up to one-fifth of their operations cost. Addressing a programme virtually, Gadkari said, "I believe there is a strong business case for MSMEs to install rooftop solar and achieve significant savings to achieve the cost-competitiveness. I am confident that MSMEs will stand together in generating and consuming solar power using their rooftops." The minister observed that a large amount (average Rs 8 and higher per unit) is being paid by the MSMEs for power consumption, which contributes to up to one-fifth of the overall production costs. "To assist MSMEs in implementing rooftop solar projects, the ministry