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Covid-related imports not exempt from IGST if payment made: Expert

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 15:30
GST will be payable whether you buy from a party abroad or from a local supplier

Gems, jewellery exports surge to Rs 25,226 cr in April: GJEPC

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:16
The overall shipments of gems and jewellery surged to Rs 25,226.11 crore year-on-year in April 2021, according to Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)

Daily average e-way bill generation in May falls to one-year low of 1.21 mn

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 11:00
Number suggests GST collection for May and June may trend downward after touching record levels in April and March

Top headlines: Airtel back in black in Q4; India loses gas field in Iran

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 10:59
Business Standard brings you the top headlines this evening

More steps for Covid affected soon, may have to change growth forecast: RBI

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 10:11
These will be on top of RBI's May 5 measures, such as Rs 50,000 cr package for healthcare sector and recast of loans up to Rs 25 cr for individuals and small businesses

CoWIN portal in Hindi and 14 regional languages by next week: Govt

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 09:36
The CoWIN portal will be made available in Hindi and 14 regional languages by next week, while 17 more laboratories will be added to the INSACOG network to monitor the variants of Covid-19

Govt releases Rs 5,968 crore to 15 states under Jal Jeevan Mission

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 09:12
The Government has released Rs 5,968 crore to 15 states for the implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission in the financial year 2021-22

Rising Covid spending, fuel prices to crowd out consumer demand: SBI report

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 08:48
Massive increase in healthcare spends, especially in the hinterland, steadily rising fuel prices and online delivery of articles will increase inflation pressure much higher, according to SBI report

India loses ONGC-discovered Farzad-B gas field in Iran

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 07:31
The field holds 23 trillion cubic feet of in-place gas reserves, of which about 60 per cent is recoverable.

India's electricity use falls 6.2% in May due to Covid-19 lockdowns

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 06:29
Total daily average electricity supply to states fell to 3,666 billion units during the first sixteen days of May, compared with 3,910 billion units during the second half of April

Coronavirus: India's fuel demand plunges in May as states enforce lockdown

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 05:21
Gasoline and diesel sales over May 1-15 fell by about 20 per cent, while jet fuel consumption slumped by nearly 38 per cent, versus April 1-15 levels

Wholesale inflation soars to 10.49% in April on higher fuel prices

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 04:37
Prices of primary articles were up 10.16% in April from -1.08 per cent a year ago; little scope for rate cuts, say experts

WPI inflation hits double digits in April at 10.49%; crude prices harden

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 03:19
The wholesale price-based inflation shot up to an all-time high of 10.49% in April, on rising prices of crude oil and manufactured items

Logistics Data Bank Services extended to 9 major SEZs across India

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 00:31
Major SEZs include Visakhapatnam, SEEPZ Mumbai, Surat, MEPZ Chennai, Cochin, Kandla, Noida, Mangalore and Dahez SEZ

Truckers demand relief as losses mount to Rs 42,000 cr due to lockdowns

Sun, 05/16/2021 - 10:20
Around 65 per cent of the total truck fleet in the country out of the road owing to lockdown and lockdown-like conditions in most of the states

GDP growth may be below 9% in FY22 due to 2nd Covid wave: Survey

Sun, 05/16/2021 - 09:51
Amid a raging second wave of Covid-19 and subsequent restrictions on business activities imposed by several states, economic recovery is beginning to lose steam

Existing appointments for 2nd Covishield dose on CoWin remain valid: Govt

Sun, 05/16/2021 - 09:45
The Union health ministry on Sunday clarified that already booked online appointments for second dose of Covishield vaccine will remain valid and the same will not be cancelled on Co-WIN platform.

After Gurugram, Park+ ties up with Noida mall for vaccination drive-through

Sun, 05/16/2021 - 08:56
The move, launched with Gautam Budh Nagar administration and DLF Mall, will deliver jabs between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in mall's parking lot; booking on Co-WIN portal

Research paper sees direct link between Cyclone Tauktae and climate change

Sun, 05/16/2021 - 08:46
Study says Bay of Bengal is usually warmer than Arabian Sea and so hosts more tropical storms; However, that scenario is now changing

India's Oil demand shrinks further as coronavirus crisis persists

Sun, 05/16/2021 - 08:15
The plunge in consumption at the world's third-biggest crude consumer will weigh on sentiment on oil prices and damp expectations for a strong global demand rebound in the summer