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.

IKEA looking at West Bengal as a sourcing hub: Mitra Aug 21 2018 | 2 hrs ago

Swedish furniture retail company IKEA has evinced interest in sourcing products from West Bengal, state Finance Minister Amit Mitra today said.

Niti calls for more participation from private sector for Aspirational Districts Programme Aug 21 2018 | 3 hrs ago

Niti Aayog called for more participation from private players for the success of government's Aspirational Districts Programme which aims to transform 117 most backward districts of the country.

NCLT to pronounce orders on Lanco's liquidation plea on Aug 27 Aug 21 2018 | 5 hrs ago

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) here is likely to deliver its judgment on August 27, on the application filed by the Interim Resolution Professional (IRP) of Lanco Infratech Limited for the liquidation of the company.

Festive cheer, global cues keep gold up at Rs 30,600 Aug 21 2018 | 6 hrs ago

In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity climbed Rs 180 each to Rs 30,600 and Rs 30,450 per 10 gram, respectively. Yellow metal rose by Rs 180, silver gained Rs 50 to Rs 38,150 per kg.

Kerala floods: Kochi airport suffers estimated loss of over Rs 220 cr Aug 21 2018 | 6 hrs ago

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has suffered an estimated loss of over Rs 220 crores in the floods, an official said.

To rebuild lives, Kerala needs doctors, nurses: Alphons Aug 21 2018 | 6 hrs ago

Alphons flagged the need for ready-to-eat cooked food, doctors and nurses in flood ravaged Kerala, saying people are now getting back to whatever is left of their homes with the waters receding.

Private airlines need to deal with issues on their own: Suresh Prabhu Aug 21 2018 | 7 hrs ago

Prabhu has made it clear that private airlines have to deal with issues facing them on their own and the government's role can only be at the policy level.

BHP profit, dividend jump but warns on costs, savings Aug 21 2018 | 7 hrs ago

BHP posted a 33 percent jump in annual underlying profit and a record final dividend, but flagged a delay in future savings as well as cost pressures at some of its operations.