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Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to boost jobs and India's economy

1 hour 48 min ago
The new law will exclude pubs and bars, which will still be required to shut down at 1.30 am, the state government said

Finance Ministry allows 3 last dates for filing GSTR-3B for taxpayers

3 hours 9 min ago
From now onwards, there will three dates -- 20th, 22nd and 24th -- of every month for different categories of tax payers

Over 9,000 passengers from 43 flights screened for coronavirus: Govt

3 hours 39 min ago
The Health Ministry has instructed Airport Health Organizations at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Cochin for screening of passengers coming from mainland China

To diversify beyond Middle East, India looks to import more oil from Brazil

3 hours 39 min ago
India imports 84 per cent of its oil needs and two-thirds of its import come from the Middle East with Iraq and Saudi Arabia being the top suppliers

State govts slash price of electricity generated by sugar mills by 50%

5 hours 9 min ago
Electricity is generated by sugar mills from molasses in cogeneration units

Why independent Dalit political outfits are failing to win elections

5 hours 26 min ago
Badri Narayan explains why it has become harder to mobilise the Dalit community en bloc under the banner of Dalit political parties

Airbus to showcase latest military products at Lucknow Defence Expo

5 hours 41 min ago
Airbus will demonstrate its "capabilities and commitment" to kick-start a defence industrial base in India

Power producers' coal imports up 17.6% at 52.48 MT in Apr-Dec 2019

6 hours 14 min ago
Adani Power's Mundra plant alone imported 12.83 million tonnes of coal during the first nine month of this fiscal, a growth of 45.7 per cent over 8.81 million tonnes in the same period a year ago

Investments in infrastructure up by 25% in 2019, highest since 2016

6 hours 43 min ago
However, number of deals dropped to 58 from 64, according to Inframation, an Acuris company, data

Indian cities to add 100 new malls by 2022-end, says Anarock MD & CEO

7 hours 24 min ago
Despite low consumer spending in recent times, mall developers remain bullish on the growth potential of organised retail as 100 new malls spanning over 49 mn sq.ft. are scheduled to come up across the country by 2022-end, property consultant Anarock said. Of the total new mall supply, the top seven cities alone will see 69 new malls spread over 35.5 mn sq.ft. area. The remaining 31 malls over 13.5 mn sq.ft. will come up in tier 2 & 3 cities such as Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Indore, Surat and Nagpur, it said in a statement. Region-wise, west and south Indian cities will see almost equal new supply. West India will get 36 new malls over 17.5 mn sq. ft. area, followed closely by South India with 35 new malls over nearly 17 mn sq. ft. The north region will see a supply of 22 new malls spanning over 11 mn sq. ft. area. East India will see a much more modest supply of seven new malls spread over approximately 3.5 mn sq. ft. "2019 was defined by significantly lower retail leasin

GDP to grow by 5.5% in FY21 but downside risks persists: India Ratings

7 hours 29 min ago
The government has announced a slew of measures recently to prop-up the economy, but Ind-Ra believes they will come to aid only in the medium term

Proposed relocation of IPAB from Chennai invites criticism from DMK

7 hours 58 min ago
Sources close to the development said IPAB's location has become a point of discussion as judicial officials are not interested to move to Chennai to join the board

India probes dumping of newsprint from Australia, four other countries

9 hours 49 min ago
In the probe, DGTR will determine the existence, degree and effect of alleged dumping on domestic manufacturers

Housing sales fall 9%, new supply down 10% in Oct-Dec on economic slowdown

9 hours 59 min ago
Housing brokerage firm PropTiger recently reported 30 per cent fall in sales in nine cities during the October-December quarter

One-fifth taxpayers file return on last day despite tech glitches: GSTN

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 15:18
This month's return filing data to date shows that the GSTN return filing system was working within its expected limits

Irdai decides to defer implementation of IndAS in insurance sector

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 14:57
The regulator had planned to implement IndAS 117, which is an equivalent of IFRS 17, and IndAS 109 from April 1 onwards, but the IASB decided to amend IFRS 17

Gujarat replaces West Bengal as top governing state in 2019, says study

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 14:44
Delhi is ranked fifth on the parameter of health, one of its main claims of governance

No plan to raise overall import duties on foreign alcohol, says govt

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 12:08
The commerce dept has reportedly suggested to the finance ministry that the upcoming Budget prohibit purchase of cigarette cartons at duty-free shops.

Budget 2020 wishlist: Here are the key challenges for agriculture sector

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 12:04
Need improvement in fishing gear, infra for deep sea fishing, collection, storage and traceability of harvest, and processing of aqua produce

Budget 2020: All eyes on tax receipts as mop-up dips by Rs 1.91 trillion

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:36
The numbers become all the more important because actual tax collections fell short by Rs 1.91 trn compared to what was projected in 2018-19.