Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) With the Rajya Sabha passing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu on Friday said the new tax regime will usher in long-term economic benefit, though there could also be short-term price jerk or inflation.
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) secured a booking of 18.07 million tonnes (mt) of coal against the offer of 18.86 mt in the recently-concluded coal linkage e-auction for captive power plants (CPPs), a company official said on Friday.
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Students at IIT Kharagpur bagged as many as 53 pre-placement offers (PPOs) from top-tier organisations ahead of the start of its new academic session, a statement said on Friday.
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Short covering along with positive global and domestic cues lifted the Indian equity markets on Friday.
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Heavy rains since Friday morning led to waterlogging in many parts of the city and suburbs, and disrupted rail and road traffic and flight operations, officials said.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A day after launching Super3 series of televisions, Chinese internet conglomarate LeEco is likely to invest nearly Rs 1,330 crore into media-entertainment industry for content aggregation, sources said here on Friday.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian Railway suffered a revenue loss of Rs 1,602 crore in the year 2015-16 over various concessions being given to passengers.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In yet another move to attract customers before the launch of Reliance Jio 4G services, two dominant players Airtel and Vodafone India on Friday announced another set of attractive packages.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Domestic smartphone-maker Micromax on Friday launched Unite 4 Plus smartphone for Rs 7,999, thus extending its successful regional language-based Canvas Unite Series in the country.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Global aircraft manufacturer Boeing on Friday said it has awarded a contract for manufacture of titanium machined parts and aluminium assemblies for the 787 Dreamliner and 737 airplanes to Bengaluru-based CIM Tools.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Google executives on Saturday will felicitate the team that developed the PMO app called "MyGov."
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Latest technologies in analytical lab equipment and quality control are on display at the third edition of PharmaLytica, which began here on Friday.
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As the call drop issue remains yet to be fully addressed, the telecom regulator on Friday issued a consultation paper seeking opinion of stakeholders on how quality of services could be improved by the telecom service providers.
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Marico on Friday reported a rise of 17.23 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the first quarter (Q1) ended June 30.
Taipei, Aug 5 (IANS) A total of 3,675 Taiwanese nationals committed suicide last year, an increase of some 4 per cent from the year before, the health and welfare department announced on Friday.