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Sebi Board meet: Side-pocket facility for debt mutual funds among key decisions

The listing norms for start-ups will now require that 25% of the pre-issue capital be held by qualified institutional investors (QIIs) for at least a period of two years.

sebi, mutual funds News

Trade war: Apple may move iPhone production out of China if tariffs hit 25%

Apple’s suppliers will consider shifting iPhone production away from China should tariffs on US imports skyrocket, but the US company plans to sit tight for now, people familiar with the company’s

apple iphone News

Price support: Madhya Pradesh hasn’t paid single rupee for Kharif 2018 crops yet

Under PM-AASHA, the price deficiency support has to be paid within one month of sale of crops in mandis.

agriculture, agriculture sector, agriculture industry News

Healthy signs: Inflation hits 17-month low, IIP at 11-month high

Retail inflation hit a 17-month trough of 2.33% in November, while industrial production growth scaled a 11-month peak of 8.1% in October.

inflation, retail inflation News

Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor a day after Urjit Patel’s resignation

Shaktikanta Das was among the three short-listed candidates for RBI governor before Urjit Patel was finally picked up the 24th RBI governor in September 2016. This also came in handy for the governmen

Economy News

Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress wrests Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan from BJP, Madhya Pradesh evenly poised

The Congress performance in the last set of state elections before the Lok Sabha polls has sent several political messages.

Elections News

No relief: DoT rejects flat rate proposal

A DoT panel has rejected a recent recommendation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) for fixing a flat spectrum usage charge (SUC) for operators at 3% of their adjusted gross revenue.

Industry News

Flipkart receives Rs 2,190 crore fund infusion from Singapore-based parent

The e-commerce market in India is expected reach $ 200 billion by 2026 from  $38.5 billion in 2017, according to estimates by IBEF (India Brand Equity Foundation).

Industry News

Republican calls Google most evil corporation; ‘You bet on the wrong country, Sundar’, says to Pichai

McCarthy, a California Republican once viewed as close to tech, has been a prime mover behind the hearing and accusations of political bias.

Industry News

Urjit Patel resigns: Govt’s push for more power to RBI board was the trigger

In a terse statement issued after the end of market hours, Patel, the 24th RBI governor, who had 268 days to go before his three-year term ends on September 4 2019, cited ‘persons reasons’ for the

Economy News

Urjit Patel resignation: Expect markets volatility for some time

RBI Governor Urjit Patel's resignation sent the value of one-month non-deliverable forwards (NDF) rupee-dollar contract to levels of 72.71 on late Monday evening. India’s markets have been performin

Markets News

Rahul Gandhi on Urjit Patel’s exit: We have to stop BJP’s assault on institutions

The opposition seized the opportunity to launch a fusillade at the central government accusing it of assaulting and undermining India’s institutions, from CBI to RBI, and resolved to “work togethe

India News

Express IT Awards: Will UPI kill cards? Read what experts say

Express IT Awards debated whether UPI would cannibalise cards within a few years. What emerged, however, was a larger story, of democratising credit, of digital diplomacy and the value of Big Data.

Industry News

Reliance Jio effect: Airtel to offer cheap Volte smartphones to migrate 2G users to 4G

According to a senior Bharti Airtel executive, a clutch of device makers are in talks with the company to manufacture such Volte phones.

Industry News

E-commerce boom: More jobs, better salaries and more in 2019

Amazon India, which has a preference set at IITs and IIMs, is expected to hire 2,000 new candidates this year, with a split of 50% for tech and non-tech roles in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

Industry News

Farm export policy: High target may remain beyond reach without reforms, incentives

It’s better to have at least a policy that promises a predictable export regime with no curbs on processed and organic farm products, than not to have at all.

Economy News

Disinvestment drive gathering pace: Receipts nearing FY19 target; to hit Rs 65,000 crore by Jan-end

Last year, the Centre’s disinvestment receipt was a record Rs 1 lakh crore including Rs 36,915 crore from sale of its 51% stake in HPCL to ONGC.

Economy News

Cancelled coal mines: Production still far below FY15 level

The main reasons why the reallocated blocks are yet to commence production are attributed to delays in receiving forest clearances, mining-safety permissions, land acquisition and ongoing litigation.

Industry News

No more ‘flight mode’! Passengers may soon get mid-air connectivity

Only Indian satellites or those approved by the department of space will be allowed to offer in-flight connectivity services in the country.

Industry News

GST returns deadline extended to March 31

The government said it would soon make the forms available on the GSTN portal.

Economy News

Tired of WhatsApp groups? Govt to your rescue

Centre has asked WhatsApp to enable feature that seeks people's consent before adding them to groups

Industry News

Indian gaming industry is on a boom. These numbers are proof

DreamHack, recognised as the world’s largest LAN party and computer festival by Guinness, hopes to show India what the zest or experience of a digital festival is all about.

Industry News

Hockey World Cup gives new hopes to Bhubaneshwar – know what Odisha capital is doing to attract tourism

While the tournament will be over soon, Odisha’s capital is working hard to make the city a tourist magnet with improved infrastructure and amenities

Lifestyle News

Exit polls: BJP, Congress on edge – Check MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana predictions

Four polls predicted a Congress victory in Rajasthan, with almost all giving it numbers well over the halfway mark of 100. In 2013, the BJP had ousted the Congress from power in the state.

India News

Fresh talent! Krishnamurthy Subramanian is the new Chief Economic Adviser in Finance Ministry

Krishnamurthy Subramanian, an associate professor of finance at the Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business (ISB), will be the next chief economic adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry. Subramanian,

Economy News

Fresh trouble for Modi govt: Current Account Deficit widens to 2.9% in September quarter

A much larger erosion of the reserves ($11.3 billion) was witnessed in the April-June quarter of this fiscal.

Economy News

Biggest Indian IT deal! HCL Tech buys select assets of IBM for $1.8 billion

A large portion of the deal will be funded through internal accruals along with a debt of $300 million.

Industry News
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