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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
July 16, 2018 12:12:38 am

Chief Statistician of Canada Anil Arora speaks on the crucial role of statistics and data in the formulation of policy decisions such as the one regarding recreational cannabis, as well as on the need to base decisions on good evidence.

Gujarat: ED attaches assets worth Rs 3.97 crore in Jamnagar land grab case
July 14, 2018 6:13:56 am

The ED has provisionally attached the office and factory building worth Rs 80 crore at Integrated Steel Plant, Siltara Raipur and Land worth Rs 21 crore at Integrated Steel Plant, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh of Jayaswal Neco Industries Ltd to the extent of Rs 101 crore.

July 14, 2018 4:14:03 am

In terms of region-wise FDI inflows, on the cumulative basis, Maharashtra (including Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu) received highest FDI inflows amounting to $ 115.7 billion, which is close to 31 per cent of the total FDI equity inflows since FY01.

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull's popularity rises, but party still lags: Poll
July 13, 2018 1:40:40 am

Australia and India have been negotiating a bilateral free trade agreement — termed the CECA — since 2011.

Car sales down 1.25%, passenger vehicles up 7.57% in January
July 11, 2018 3:21:27 am

According to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), domestic passenger vehicle (PV) sales rose to 2,73,759 units last month from 1,99,036 units in June last year.

July 11, 2018 3:18:42 am

The NDA government is offering the maximum licences in the 9th round offering permits for selling compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) in 86 GAs made by clubbing adjacent districts in 20 states and two union territories.

Delhi's power consumption touches all-time high; more than combined of Mumbai, Chennai: BSES
July 11, 2018 3:15:20 am

Odisha Energy Minister Susanta Singh mentioned the demands on July 3 in Shimla where Union Power Minister R K Singh held the state power ministers’ conference.

MERC appointment: Conflict-of-interest fears in serving IAS officer’s choice
July 10, 2018 1:23:28 am

Delayed or lower subsidy disbursal leads to working capital shortage for discoms, which, in turn, makes it difficult to implement infrastructural reforms to reduce losses.

Allow patients to buy medicines from outside
July 10, 2018 12:50:05 am

Over 200 paracetamol brands are sold in India. In 2017-18, 4.77 lakh tablets worth Rs 1,008 crore were sold in India, according to the data.

July 9, 2018 12:38:46 am

The CBDT chief also directed that a compliance report on these cases should be sent to the board every three months and a publicity campaign should be undertaken so that taxpayers know that this mechanism can be used to get their grievance addressed.

Mark Zuckerberg tops Warren Buffett to become world’s third-richest person
July 7, 2018 6:23:02 pm

Zuckerberg, who trails only Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates, eclipsed Buffett Friday as Facebook shares climbed 2.4 per cent.

The land acquisition notifications were met with tough resistance and protests by farmers who challenged it in the court. (Representational)
July 6, 2018 3:18:50 am

Calling for a system where market signals determine the production choices, it asked for a review of the process where MSPs are set in relation to production costs.

July 16, 2018 12:04:52 am

The committee, chaired by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, will submit its report within 30 days to the government.

To tackle vacancies, National Health Mission advertisements call out to ‘hero in you’
July 4, 2018 12:43:17 am

The government is looking at various data sources and has started releasing enrolment data for Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) as an indicator. As per latest data, 41.26 lakh enrollments were recorded in the EPFO database for Sept 2017-April 2018.

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July 3, 2018 1:42:38 am

This is the 11th consecutive month that the manufacturing PMI remained above the 50-point mark. A print above 50 means expansion, while a score below that denotes contraction.

NCLAT allows Vedanta to make upfront payment of Rs 5,320 crore for Electrosteel
July 3, 2018 1:20:53 am

The company said in a filing that Agarwal’s Volcan Investments, which currently holds 66.53 per cent of Vedanta, has made a cash offer for 825 pence a share, a 14 per cent premium to the company’s three-month weighted average price.

July 3, 2018 12:56:19 am

India imports approximately 90 per cent of its solar cells – majority from China.

July 2, 2018 1:25:54 am

Chartered accountants are both facilitators of taxpayers and of the taxation system as well as watchdogs of public trust, the President Kovind said, adding that in many respects, a tax system is “only as complicated as you want to make it”.

July 2, 2018 1:15:01 am

Good demand for Maruti’s models — Swift, Ignis, Baleno, Dzire, Celerio — drove sales.

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June 30, 2018 12:02:30 pm

The first phase of the digital hub, set to come up in Technocity, will give a major fillip to Kerala government’s endeavour to achieve the twin targets of job generation and exploitation of its digital talent pool.