FIPB abolished: Cabinet approves winding up of 25-year old Foreign Investment Promotion Board

FIPB abolished: Cabinet approves winding up of 25-year old Foreign Investment Promotion Board

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the winding up of the 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board, which currently vets FDI proposals requiring the government approval.

Major Leetul Gogoi from Assam claims he saved many lives without using a bullet in Kashmir
Major Leetul Gogoi from Assam claims he saved many lives without using a bullet in Kashmir

Major Leetul Gogoi was honoured by Army chief General Bipin Rawat recently with a 'Commendation Card' "for his sustained efforts in counter-insurgency operations".

Income Tax department unearths 400 benami deals, attaches Rs 600-cr properties
Income Tax department unearths 400 benami deals, attaches Rs 600-cr properties

The Income Tax Department today said it has identified over 400 benami transactions and attached properties worth Rs 600 crore in about 240 cases.

How to use Google Opinion Rewards to earn Rs 10 or more, as app finally comes to India
How to use Google Opinion Rewards to earn Rs 10 or more, as app finally comes to India

Google Opinion Rewards app has finally launched in India. Here's how you can win rewards and buy paid apps.

HCL Tech to buyback stock at 17% premium for Rs 3,500 cr
HCL Tech to buyback stock at 17% premium for Rs 3,500 cr

India's fourth largest software services firm HCL Technologies today said it will buyback shares at Rs 1,000 apiece, a 17 per cent premium over current trading price.

IndiGo, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and AirAsia offer special sale: Compare discounts and deals on flight tickets
IndiGo, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and AirAsia offer special sale: Compare discounts and deals on flight tickets

SpiceJet had announced a sale on the occasion of its 12th Anniversary, following which rival budget airlines, IndiGo, Jet Airways and Air Asia have come up with more discounts and offers on their flight tickets.

In unprecedented move, Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' resigns on live TV
In unprecedented move, Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' resigns on live TV

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' resigned on Wednesday while addressing the nation live on TV

AUTOMOBILES

Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council
Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council

After the recent announcement by the GST council of the 43 percent tax levied on hybrid cars, the auto industry expressed disappointment and the structure is being reconsidered.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 24 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more