Centre releases Rs 600 crore to Kerala, waives off customs duty, GST on relief materials

Aug 21 2018 | 5 mins ago

The Centre today released Rs 600 crore to flood-hit Kerala and decided to waive customs duty and GST on the relief materials being imported for the affected people in the state.

Ravi Shankar Prasad to leave for G20 IT conference in Argentina; to visit Silicon Valley

Aug 21 2018 | 7 mins ago

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is leaving for Argentina to attend the G20 IT Minister's conference starting August 23, after which he will visit the Silicon Valley and is likely to meet top officials of Internet firm Google as also investors in Indian start-ups.

Don't decide K C Palaniswamy representations on AIADMK constitution till Sep 13: HC to EC

Aug 21 2018 | 9 mins ago

The Delhi High Court today directed the Election Commission not to decide till September 13 former AIADMK spokesperson K C Palanisamy's representations against the amendments to the party's constitution leading to abolition of the post of general secretary.

NSE signs MoU with Bengal govt's MSME & Textile department

Aug 21 2018 | 11 mins ago

The National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) today signed an MoU with the MSME and textiles department of West Bengal government for supporting and facilitating alternate sources of funding through equity among the small and medium sector enterprises.

Kerala mulling 10 pc cess on GST, introduction of special lottery

Aug 21 2018 | 13 mins ago

As Kerala struggles to raise resources for rehabilitation in the wake of devastating floods, the state government today demanded that it should be allowed to impose a 10 per cent cess on the GST and also introduce a special lottery.

2-day banking conclave kicks off on Thursday

Aug 21 2018 | 16 mins ago

Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Piyush Goyal and Suresh Prabhu will attend the two-day banking conclave beginning Thursday to dwell on issues including bad loans, plaguing the Indian banks.

Gold glitters on global cues, silver tops Rs 37,000-mark

Aug 21 2018 | 17 mins ago

Gold prices strengthened at the domestic bullion market here today on sustained buying from stockists and retailers amid higher global cues.

Torrent Pharma recalls 14 lots of blood pressure drug in US

Aug 21 2018 | 19 mins ago

Drug-maker Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TPL) on Monday informed about recall of certain lots of its high blood pressure heart disease control drug in the US market.

DND Flyway: Can sealed cover report be made public, SC asks CAG

Aug 21 2018 | 21 mins ago

The CAG today told the Supreme Court that it had no objection in making public its report on the Noida Toll Bridge Company's claim that the total cost of the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyway project has not been recovered.

HDFC buys over 25% stake in Good Host for Rs 70 cr

Aug 21 2018 | 23 mins ago

Mortgage lender HDFC Ltd today said it has acquired over 25 per cent stake in Good Host, a company engaged in the business of managing student housing facilities, for Rs 69.5 crore.