Gujarat realty market may see 80% slump owing to GST, RERA

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:06

Ahmedabad, June 22 (IANS) The Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will together have a sledgehammer impact on the realty sector in Gujarat, forcing up to 80 per cent slump, say market experts.


UAE to build protection wall for Yemen airport

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:40

Abu Dhabi, June 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE on Thursday signed an agreement to build a protection wall and external gates for an international airport in Yemen as part of the second phase of the rebuilding the airport and enhancing its services.


Think3D to set up facility at Andhra Medtech Zone

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:38

Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Think3D, a Hyderabad-based 3D printing solutions company, has bagged the contract to set up and operate a world-class 3D printing facility at the Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Limited (AMTZ).


World Bank, AIIB co-financing for Andhra power project

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:36

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian government on Thursday signed an agreement with the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for co-financing loans worth $570 million for the 'Power for All' project in Andhra Pradesh.


Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:02

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Founder Chairman of Bharti Entreprises Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the Tata Group will be a better choice to take over the debt-ridden national passenger carrier Air India if the airline is privatised.


Trial run on eventually driverless Pink Line

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:56

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Metro on Thursday began trial runs on the upcoming Pink Line (Shiv Vihar-Majlis Park) which will eventually run without drivers.


Cabinet passes resolution, thanks CMs for GST cooperation

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:42

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, at a meeting here chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday passed a resolution to express gratitude to Chief Ministers and others for cooperation on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) issue.


IT export growth to be lower in 2017-18 at 7-8%: Nasscom (Fourth Lead)

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:02

Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Hit by global political and economic uncertainties, the Indian IT industry's software exports are projected to grow at 7-8 per cent only during this fiscal (2017-18) -- lower than the 8-10 per cent during the 2016-17 fiscal, Nasscom said on Thursday.


Government will take 'corrective steps' on telecom stress: Sinha

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:30

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said "corrective steps" would be taken by the government to ensure orderly growth of the telecom sector, after he met representatives of telcom companies here on Thursday.


Assocham urges DoT not to make telecom devices testing a must

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:14

New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Industry lobby Assocham on Thursday said it has urged the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) to drop the proposal for mandatory testing of telecom equipment which are used in India after certification from well-known third party global bodies.