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India's oil imports rose to four-month high in August, shows data

2 hours 9 sec ago
Oil imports last month rose about 23% from July and about 6.2% from the same month last year

OECD trims India's economic growth forecast to 9.7% for FY22

3 hours 26 min ago
If the projections come out to be correct, India's economy would be the fastest growing large economy in both these years

Govt sets 307.33 mt foodgrain production target for 2021-22 crop year

4 hours 18 min ago
The Centre has set a target of 307.33 million tonne of foodgrains production for the current 2021-22 crop year ending June

Supplies to IT/ITeS parent firms eligible for refunds, clarifies CBIC

5 hours 51 min ago
The move comes as a major relief to several entities that were denied refunds when they were exporting services to their parent or subsidiary companies abroad

India seeing consumption revival; spending on discretionary increasing

6 hours 41 min ago
Indians are slowly making their way back to the office and is witnessing a consumption revival in the country with spending intent shifting towards more discretionary items

11 thermal plants around Delhi directed to co-fire biomass pellets

6 hours 44 min ago
The Centre's air quality commission said this can utilise millions of tonnes of biomass, address the issue of stubble burning and reduce air pollution

Road length rises 17% to 6.39 mn km, registered vehicles 41% in 2015-19

6 hours 53 min ago
The number of registered vehicles in India rose by 41 per cent to 296 million in 2019 from 210 million in 2015, according to the Road Transport and Highways ministry data

Govt eases rules for ammonium nitrate, calcium carbide to improve safety

7 hours 4 min ago
This was done in the backdrop of the lessons learnt from the deadly Beirut explosion that killed about 140 people in August 2020

GST panel to consider giving waiver on one day interest, late fee

7 hours 6 min ago
As some taxpayers faced difficulties in filing GST return on Monday, the tax department on Tuesday said the IT grievance redressal committee would consider giving interest and late fee waiver

Swiss gold exports to India surged to five-month high in August

7 hours 43 min ago
Swiss exports of gold to India jumped to a five-month high in August while shipments to China fell, Swiss customs data showed on Tuesday.

Kharif foodgrain output estimated at record 150.50 mn tonne this year: Govt

8 hours 35 min ago
India's foodgrain production is likely to touch record 150.50 million tonne in the ongoing kharif season on better rice output amid good monsoon, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday.

At 17%, fresher hiring sentiment is highest in India: TeamLease study

9 hours 9 min ago
Sectors that have withstood pandemic impact and have had a stronger hiring sentiment are IT (31%), telecom (25%) and tech startups (25%)

India's fuel ethanol consumption to rise to meet E20 target: Fitch

10 hours 9 min ago
Fitch Solutions said on that India's ethanol consumption will increase over the next few years, driven primarily by the government's desire to support the sugar sector by boosting ethanol production

Income tax dept detects blackmoney abroad after raids on textile group

10 hours 57 min ago
The CBDT has claimed that the Income Tax Department has detected black money worth crores stashed abroad after it raided a leading business group involved in manufacture of textile and filament yarn.

India adds record high rooftop solar capacity of 521 MW in April-June

11 hours 5 min ago
India has added 521 MW of rooftop solar capacity in April-June this year, which is the highest capacity installed in a quarter, according to Mercom India report.

Odisha govt approves projects worth Rs 640.55 crore under OMBADC

11 hours 27 min ago
The projects worth Rs 640.55 cr were approved under Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC) in the sectors of the development of secondary schools

India plan for tighter e-commerce rules faces internal govt dissent: Report

12 hours 9 min ago
The Ministry of Finance is said to have described some proposals as 'excessive' and 'without economic rationale'

Climate financing and aid takes centre stage at high-level UN meeting

16 hours 29 min ago
Bhupendra Yadav, union minister for environment forest and climate change, called upon developed countries to fulfil their promise of the $100 billion per year goal made in 2009

No GST on back-office sector, says govt in intermediary services dispute

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 23:57
More than 200 companies are involved in disputes over the definition of intermediary services, says report.

Securities transaction tax collection in Sept to exceed full year's target

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:54
Collections already stand at Rs 12K crore, compared to Budget target of Rs 12.5K crore