Atal Pension Yojana subscribed by over 69 lakh

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:14

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Atal Pension Yojana has over 69 lakh subscribers with contribution of Rs 2,690 crore, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Chairman Hemant G. Contractor has said.


Clear picture of GST revenue after 3-4 months, says Adhia

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:10

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Acknowledging that compliance of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is still low, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Monday said a clear picture of revenue under the new indirect tax regime can be drawn only after three-four months.


Tejas Express food-poisoning: Two officials suspended

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:08

Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) A day after the shocking incident of food poisoning of 24 passengers on board the Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express, the IRCTC on Monday suspended two officials and served a show-cause notice to another, official sources said here.


Microsoft to rejig Outlook designs for Mac, Windows

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:18

San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) In a major design overhaul of Outlook for Mac and Windows, Microsoft is reportedly working to bring changes to simplify the user interface (UI) on both systems, a report said on Monday.


Odisha invites investment in downstream aluminium sector

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:48

Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) In order to promote investments in downstream aluminium sector, the Odisha government on Monday held discussions with over 70 Indian companies and invited them to invest in Odisha's downstream ecosystem.


Diwali in D-Street: Sensex, Nifty hit record highs (Roundup)

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:40

Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Only a few ahead of Diwali, better-than-expected macroeconomic data boosted investors' sentiment thus enabling key Indian equity indices scale high levels and close at record highs on Monday.


TN generates 800-1,200 MW solar power: CM

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:24

Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday said the state was generating around 800-1,200 MW solar power as against its installed capacity of 1,786.48 MW.


September WPI inflation cools to 2.6% on lower food prices (Roundup)

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:16

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Cooling of food prices helped ease India's annual rate of inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) in September to 2.6 per cent, official data showed on Monday, even as industry welcomed the numbers saying it had opened room for the RBI to cut interest rates.


'IoT.IN' incubator programme to nurture IOT-based startups launched

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:26

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With the aim to drive the Internet of Things (IoT)-based ecosystem in the country, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Monday launched a first of its kind initiative called "IoT.IN" that will help startup entrepreneurs.