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  • Core sector up 8.5 per cent in April vs 6.4 per cent in March
  • FY16 GDP data at 7.9% vs 7.2% (QoQ) for March quarter

Growth bonanza! Indian economy at 7.9% in March quarter

Growth bonanza! Indian economy at 7.9% in March quarter

Real GDP or GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for the year 2015-16 is now estimated at Rs 113.50 lakh crore.

Core sector up 8.5 per cent in April vs 6.4 per cent in March
Krishi Kalyan Cess from tomorrow; these services will get costly
Krishi Kalyan Cess from tomorrow; these services will get costly

Krishi Kalyan Cess of 0.5 per cent, proposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...

With total individual wealth of $5,200 billion, India among 10 wealthiest countries
With total individual wealth of $5,200 billion, India among 10 wealthiest countries

According to the report by New World Wealth, India has been ranked seventh in the list of top 10 wealthiest countries in the world.

AUTOMOBILES

Tata Motors signs MoU with Automotive Skills Development Council
Tata Motors signs MoU with Automotive Skills Development Council

Tata Motors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), a government-recognised skill council, for a collaborative skill development programme in the automotive sector.

TECHNOLOGY

YU Yunicorn launched for Rs 12,999 in India
YU Yunicorn launched for Rs 12,999 in India

Under the upgrade, the company has partnered with partnerships with Ixigo, Ola and Uber for cab services. A new feature "Lybrate" is also integrated to help find a doctor and with Scandid for comparison-shopping.

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HEALTH

How the body turns a toxin into nutrient
How the body turns a toxin into nutrient

A pinch of poison is good for a body, at least if it is heme, and researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have now found how the body turns this toxin into a nutrient know for its role at the core of hemoglobin...

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SCIENCE

NASA spots giant coronal hole on Sun
NASA spots giant coronal hole on Sun

Coronal holes are low-density regions of the Sun's atmosphere, known as the corona. They contain little solar material and have lower temperatures, thus appearing much darker than their surroundings, researchers said.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 31 May )This Week ( 29 May - 04 Jun )

SAGITTARIUS A number of domestic disagreements could add spice to a lively period, and this is an excellent time to start acting over promised home improvements, including speculation in the property market if that's where your interests lie.… read more