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India rice rates dip as demand slows, Bangladesh to review export ban

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 23:15
The country's rice exports for April-February dropped 9.4 percent from a year earlier to 10.57 million tonnes, as leading buyer Bangladesh trimmed its purchases due to a bumper local harvest

Govt panel submits report on taxing profits of foreign companies

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:17
On profit attribution, the report states that profits derived from India need to be defined objectively

CBDT identifies 20.4 million non-filers, asks I-T dept to take action

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:13
The tax department has initiated action based on the NMS database, which has identified such non-filers and dropped filers

RBI releases draft framework for regulatory sandbox to help fintech space

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:03
The sandbox will begin the testing process with 10-12 selected entities focusing on financial inclusion, payments and lending, digital KYC, etc

Don't resort to predatory pricing of tickets: Govt tells airlines

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:10
Airfares have risen amid reduced number of flights in the wake of grounding of planes by Jet Airways

CERC asks power generating cos to pay fines for unused transmission lines

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:12
This development comes at a time when the thermal power sector is saddled with 40,000 MW of stressed assets

RBI releases minutes of monetary policy meeting, panel concerned on growth

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:40
Most of the six-member agreed on the need to lower interest rates the minutes showed

Jio, BSNL drive telecom subscriber growth to 120.5 crore in Feb: Trai

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:10
The sector ecorded an increase in the mobile services subscriber base to 118.36 crore in February from 118.19 crore in January

India's garment exports stagnant on high costs, compliance burden

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:20
Recovery seen only if product base is diversified, orders are delivered faster

India should be wary of getting too cosy with Saudi Aramco

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 03:00
The country is already too reliant on imported crude. Cozying up to the Middle Eastern giant will only make matters worse

Elections 2019: What market strategy would safeguard your investments?

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 23:22
A market strategy that leave enough returns to rebuild the portfolio in the event of a market shock would serve investors well

RBI inflation goals need to be reviewed, says prime minister's adviser

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 22:25
We need to decide what sort of macroeconomic framework we want going forward, said Rathin Roy

TikTok alarm: Govt to directly approach Google, Apple to spike such apps

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 15:40
Govt decides to directly approach Google, Apple to spike such apps

China can strike India's satellite system despite ASAT test: Report

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 15:29
India must 'brace itself for long-term space competition', says Ashley Tellis

NHAI seeks papers from consultant firms amid forgery allegations

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:25
The NHAI was acting on a complaint that the papers submitted earlier by these firms were forged

Issuance of govt bonds jumps to Rs 64k cr from Rs 15k cr in FY19: Report

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:00
This borrowings are estimated to have accounted for 0.34 percent of GDP for FY19 as compared to 0.09 percent of GDP for FY18

No breach of Aadhaar servers in IT Grids' case, servers fully secure: UIDAI

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:55
No illegal access was made to its CIDR and no data has been stolen from its servers, UIDAI said in a statement

India steel demand likely to exceed 7% in 2019, 2020: Global steel body

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:26
The WSA in its report said it forecasts that global steel demand may reach 1,735 million tonne (MT) in 2019, a rise of 1.3 per cent over 2018

M&A activities sluggish in Jan-Mar; 33% decline in deal value to $12.5 bn

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:25
This drop (in value) can be attributed to delays in execution of deals, growing complexity in deal structures and macro-economic factors

25 WTO members to come out with declaration on critical issues in New Delhi

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:35
The meeting of 25 WTO member countries on May 13-14 here is expected to come out with a declaration on critical issues including 'special and differential treatment' for developing nations and impasse over the appointment of members to the appellate body of dispute settlement, sources said. The other issues that could figure in the meeting include fishery subsidies and public stockholding in agriculture, they said. India has convened a meeting of 25 developing member nations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on May 13-14 here. The meet assumes significance as several countries are raising questions over the relevance of the Geneva-based global trade body. Many countries are also taking protectionist measures, impacting global trade. "The idea of the meeting is to discuss these matters in detail and 'special and differential treatment' (S&D) is the core issue which would be deliberated upon," one of the sources said. As part of reforms at the WTO, the US wants the formulation .

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