New Delhi, June 30 : India's fiscal deficit during April-May at Rs 2.28 lakh crore touched 42.9 per cent of the Budget estimates for fiscal 2016-17, as compared to the 37.5 per cent it had reached in the same period a year ago, government data showed on Thursday.
Kolkata, June 30 : US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon on Thursday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and discussed wide-ranging issues including investment in the state.
Mumbai/Shillong, June 30 : Stating that northeastern states are better governed for business prospects, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday also stressed that there was a need to look at sustainability of business and livelihood in the region's rural areas.
Kolkata, June 30 : West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Thursday said Mandala Capital of Singapore will invest $10 million (around Rs 70 crore) to acquire 51 per cent stake in food processing laboratory EFRAC.
Mumbai, June 30 : India's foreign debt at the end of March 2016 was at $485.6 billion, up by $10.6 billion from that at the end of the same month last year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Thursday.
New Delhi, June 30 : One Touch Response (OTR), technology-led on-demand safety and immediate assistance service company, on Thursday announced a partnership with Policybazaar.com, to introduce a new safety plan for customers, with free personal accident insurance.
Mumbai, June 30 : IndusInd Bank has launched an integrated advertising campaign to unveil its service 'Fingerprint Banking'.
New Delhi, June 30 : The Ministry of Railways on Thursday said its public sector undertaking Rites Ltd has supplied 60 broad gauge passenger coaches to Bangladesh Railway (BR) against a contract agreement of 120 coaches.
New Delhi, June 30 : The government has notified rules for fair market value and reporting requirement for Indian concerns, specifically with regard to indirect transfer provisions as prescribed in Section 9(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961.
New Delhi, June 30 : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Thursday issued a further eleven (11) clarifications with regard to income declaration for fiscal 2016.
Gurgaon (Haryana), June 30 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today inaugurated improved passenger amenities at Gurgaon station through video conferencing in New Delhi.
New Delhi/Bangalore, June 30 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with a delegation recently met with Le Holding's Vice President and CEO, APAC of LeEco, Tin Mok in Beijing.
New Delhi, June 30 : The Interim Administrative Cell of the International Solar Alliance (ISA Cell) and the World Bank today declared their intention to promote solar energy globally.
Bengaluru, June 30 : Cisco on Thursday announced LaunchPad, an open innovation initiative to accelerate startups and support growth in India's developer community.
New Delhi, June 30 : SpiceJet on Thursday sought to allay concerns over some incident involving its flight to Amritsar from Delhi and said there was neither any tyre burst, nor a fire on board the aircraft.
Zurich, June 30 : With the Indian government's window to disclose unaccounted wealth opening this month, Swiss National Bank data on Thursday showed money held by Indians in Swiss banks has fallen by nearly one-third to a record low of 1.2 billion francs (about Rs 8,392 crore).
Mumbai, June 30 : The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) on Thursday said it will introduce Nifty 50 futures to Taiwanese investors in collaboration with the Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX).
Lucknow, June 30 : Detailed project reports (DPRs) of the Meerut and Agra Metro Rail Projects were on Thursday formally submitted to the Uttar Pradesh government here.
New Delhi, June 30 : Output of India's core industries declined in May after five consecutive months of rise, official data showed on Thursday.
New Delhi, June 30 : World Bank President Jim Yong Kim here on Thursday said that though ample uncertainties remain around analysing the effects of Brexit or Britain's exit from European Union), India has so far been quite resilient to it.
Imphal, June 30 : Hundreds of trucks were stranded in Manipur after heavy rains caused landslides in Tamenglong district, officials said.
Mumbai, June 30 : HDFC Bank Ltd., on Thursday launched SM Bank, full-fledged digital banking service for small-and medium enterprises (SME). This will allow clients to access a complete suite of services instantly and round-the-clock on the device of their choice, be it a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile.
New Delhi, June 30 : World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim here on Thursday said that Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan's decision to not take a second term at the bank will not affect the Indian economy.
Mumbai, June 30 : An drive by Maharashtra to increase green cover will be launched on Friday by planting two crore saplings across the state, Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said here.
New Delhi, June 30 : The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Thursday expressed its "dissatisfaction" at the Seventh Pay Commission Report's recommendations, accepted by the government, saying a "huge gap" has been created between the "minimum and maximum wage".
Chennai, June 30 : Japanese two wheeler maker Yamaha Motor Company on Thursday said it is recalling 902 units of YZF-R3 sports bike to rectify some defects.
Mumbai, June 30 : Healthy progress of monsoon rains, coupled with short covering on the back of latest key economic decisions and positive global cues, lifted the Indian equity markets to their highest intra-day levels in the last eight months.
New Delhi, June 30 : Concerned by continuous rise in prices of pulses - both at the retail and wholesale markets, the central government on Thursday adopted multi-pronged strategy to deal with the crisis which includes further imports and distributing 'chana dal' at subsidised prices, an official statement said.
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI-NewsVoir): CA Technologies and Maveric Systems, a leading technology assurance partner to banking and telecom leaders, today announced their collaboration by choosing CA Service Virtualization platform to build solutions for the financial services sector to rapidly accelerate time-to-market and drive business agility to respond faster to market dynamics.
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): The market on Friday extended rally amid the F&O expiry day. The Sensex traded up 259.33 points or 0.97 percent at 26999.72 and the Nifty up 83.75 points or 1.02 percent at 8287.75.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), June 30 (ANI-Businesswire India): BORN, an award winning global company that combines creative design, content production and ecommerce services have announced that it was the firm behind the creative design for Tata Group's newly launched, multi-brand e-commerce marketplace (termed phygital) that will seamlessly blend online and in-store shopping experience for discerning customers.
New Delhi, June 30 : The inquiry into controversial land deals in Haryana including those of Robert Vadra has become vitiated because Justice S.N. Dhingra who headed it took "favours" from the state government, the Congress said on Thursday.
New Delhi, June 30 : After a China launch in May, Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched in India its Mi Max smartphone, with the largest screen in its line-up to date, and MIUI 8 -- the next generation of its Android-based operating system (OS) with new colour schemes and animations.
New Delhi, June 30 : The Congress on Thursday said that central government employees are disappointed with the 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations and it will support them if they go on strike on the issue in July.
Mumbai, Jun 30 : Indian benchmark indices appear to have overcome Brexit concerns and went back to its pre-Brexit range on Thursday, with the Sensex going up 259.33 points to 26999.72 and the Nifty going up up 83.75 points to 8287.75.
New Delhi, June 30 : There seemed to be no respite from high prices of pulses like Urad and gram on Thursday as paucity of stocks and restricted supply continued to push up the wholesale prices.
Mumbai, June 30 : Banks would need to write off their losses between 40 and 70 per cent in at least 240 companies, which are under heavy debt mostly in steel, construction, power, textiles and infrastructure, a study said.
New Delhi, June 30 : Three new tourist circuits, including one in the main building, will be opened for public on July 25 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, it was announced on Thursday.
New Delhi, June 30 : World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and noted he was "impressed" by the progress made by India towards ambitious programmes like Smart Cities, Power for all and Swachh Bharat, an official statement said.
New Delhi, June 30 : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday, following the government this week notifying the rules for setting up the RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to decide on interest rates.
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Thursday expressed his delight over India's progress in recent times courtesy Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to achieve difficult and important targets.
Mumbai, June 30 : Short covering on the back of latest key economic decisions, combined with positive global cues and a firm rupee, lifted the Indian equity markets on Thursday.
New Delhi, June 30 : The public will have access from next month to three new 'tourist circuits' at Rashtrapati Bhavan here: The main building, two museum complexes and the gardens, which they can see singly or in combination.
New Delhi, June 30 : Move over controversies and rhetoric over ban on cow slaughter and beef eating. The Narendra Modi government has now engaged a group of scientists to dedicate themselves to work on a "new technology model" to facilitate birth of more female calves and discourage bulls.
Gujarat and Delhi are India's most investment-friendly states. Bihar and Jharkhand are the worst. Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are the most corrupt states for doing business. West Bengal is the most difficult for land acquisition, environmental clearances and approvals.
Abu Dhabi, Jun 30 : Etihad Cargo, the freight division of Etihad Airways, has launched a travel offer for guests who want to travel with their luxury car over the Summer period from Abu Dhabi to select European destinations.
Mumbai, June 30 : Short covering on the back of latest key economic decisions, combined with positive global cues and a firm rupee, propelled the Indian equity markets on Thursday into making healthy gains.
New Delhi, June 30 : The World Bank on Thursday signed an agreement with India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) to mobilise investments worth $1 trillion by 2030 to help fund projects to increase solar energy use around the world.
New Delhi, June 30 : German global banking and financial services company Deutsche Bank today said the only PSU bank gaining market share with right basics in retail loans is India's largest lender the State Bank of India (SBI).
New Delhi, June 30 : One Touch Response (OTR), India's first technology-led on-demand safety and immediate assistance service company today announced a partnership with Policybazaar.com to introduce new safety plan for customers, with free of cost insurance.
Kolkata, June 30 : Government of Gujarat under the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited will host an electrical expo SWITCH.
Kolkata, June 30 : India's Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE), which has been disqualified in the bidding process for two frigates for the Philippine navy, on Thursday expressed hope that the island nation will reconsider its decision following a regime change.
Pune, June 30 : Bank of Maharashtra will raise Rs 1,000 crore capital for growth and focus on home loan, small and medium enterprises (SME) and priority sector over the next two years.
New Delhi, June 30 : India's first and largest managed marketplace ShopClues has hit another milestone in its on-going success story by having half a million sellers on its platform. The increased number of merchants has significantly boosted the total available products and unstructured offerings from various regions of the country on ShopClues.
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): World renowned physician, New York Times best-selling author and wellness expert Dr. Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Upasana Kamineni launched a new wellbeing platform called 'Jiyo', in partnership with Apollo Life, a leader in the health and wellness segment in South Asia, at NASDAQ, New York, today.
Panaji, June 30 : The Gujarat government and the BJP threatened members of a traders body in Surat into cancelling a July 10 meeting to which Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had been invited as they are nervous about the AAP, Kejriwal said on Thursday.
Srinagar, June 30 : Security forces have apprehended two Hizbul Mujahideens from Baramulla District in Kashmir, media reports said.
New Delhi, June 30 : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the national capital, fuelling some speculations since Rajan had earlier announced not to seek a second term amid an attack on him by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy.
New Delhi, June 30 : The Union Cabinet's clearing the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016, has been welcomed by the FICCI Retail and Internal trade committee.
New Delhi, June 30 : The market on Thursday, the June Future and Options expiry day opened strong with the Sensex trading up 221.86 points or 0.8 percent at 26962.25.