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Last Date extended for Federal Bank Hormis Memorial Foundation Scholarship Kochi Federal Bank had invited applications for Federal Bank Hormis Memoria... SBI embraces new benchmarks (ARRs) in LIBOR transition January 01 2022 is crucial for the LIBOR transition process since all the... Federal Bank partners with Schwing Stetter India  Kochi Federal Bank India’s leading Private Sector Bank today signed a Mem... LSAC to administer LSAT—India™ 2022 in January and May 2022 for law school aspirants Kochi The Law School Admission Council LSAC has announced the administratio... District Olympic games to begin from January 8th Kochi The district level games which will determine the athletes and teams ... Logic Scholarship applications submission date extended till December 31 2021 Logic School of Management has extended the applications submission date fo... Honda 2Wheelers India commences Global Engine Manufacturing from Gujarat Plant Ahmedabad Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd commenced the manufact... Myntra's EORS-15 set to attract 60 million visitors with platform geared to handle 15,000 orders per minute at peak Bengaluru The 15th edition of Myntra’s biannual EORS the nation’s mega ...

January 01 2022 is crucial for the LIBOR transition process since all the new transactions will be referenced to the new benchmark rates from this date as per the recommendations of RBI and other banking regulators across the world SBI has been one of the first banks to have signed the ISDA 2020


Kochi Federal Bank India’s leading Private Sector Bank today signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with Schwing Stetter India Ltd a Subsidiary of Schwing GMBH Germany one of the largest manufacturers of Concrete and Construction equipment in India The MoU was Signed by Mr Harsh Dugar Group Pres


Bengaluru The 15th edition of Myntra’s biannual EORS the nation’s mega fashion carnival is arriving to bring cheer to millions of shoppers ahead of the new year EORS will be held from 18th to 23rd Decemberand will offer shoppers the biggest EORS collection ever of 1 million styles  from over 5000 br


Kochi Federal Bank as part of its women empowerment agenda launched a featurerich Savings Bank product for women The savings scheme is called Mahila Mitra Plus and provides a curated set of features designed to make financial planning and investments easy for women Notable features of Mahila Mitra


Mumbai IndusInd Bank today launched its ‘NRI Homecoming’ festival to celebrate the arrival of Non Resident Indians NRI into the country who’d be visiting their loved ones after more than a year of travel restrictions being imposed due to the pandemic Through this festival IndusInd Bank will spread


New Delhi Amazon is scheduled to raise the yearly subscription price of its Prime membership plan from Rs 999 to Rs 1499 up from the current Rs 999 Even monthly and quarterly subscription rates for Amazon Prime membership which includes Amazon Prime Video and oneday delivery of items on the ecommer


New Delhi Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp will build a plant that can produce 300000 vehicles annually in Beijing for its electric vehicle unit authorities in the capital said on Saturday The plant will be constructed in two phases and Xiaomi will also built its auto units headquarters sales a


Indias largest telecom operator Reliance Jio announced on November 28 an increase in prepaid mobile tariff rates by 20 percent following similar actions by competitors Bharati Airtel and Vodafone Idea Vi earlier this month The revised tariff rates will be effective from December 1 Jio said in a pre


New Delhi In its yearly list the Reserve Bank of India has published a list of holidays for the year 2021 All public and private sector banks in India would be closed for up to 12 days in December including weekends according to this During the month of December the RBI list mentions up to seven hol


London A patch of virtual real estate in the online world Decentraland sold for a record 24 million worth of cryptocurrency the buyer crypto investor Tokenscom and Decentraland said on Tuesday Decentraland is an online environment also called a metaverse where users can buy land visit buildings w


NewDelhi The RBI on Monday cautioned the public against cooperative societies using bank in their names as well as accepting deposits from people who are not their members After the amendment in the Banking Regulation Act 1949 effective September 29 2020 cooperative societies cannot use the words b


New Delhi Leading telecom player Bharti Airtel has announced revised mobile tariffs for the customers The new tariffs will come into effect from today 26 November 2021 The Basic Airtel prepaid plan now starts from Rs 99 Bharti Airtel gained subscribers in August the Telecom Regulatory Authority of


MUMBAI In a fresh advisory the State Bank of India has warned its customers to be aware of fraudulent customer care numbers and has suggested ways to keep their accounts safe The bank has advised its customers not to entertain calls from unverified numbers or callers posing as SBI customer care off


New Delhi The government has listed for sale real estate assets of staterun telecom firms MTNL and BSNL at a reserve price of around Rs 970 crore according to documents uploaded on the DIPAM website BSNL properties located in Hyderabad Chandigarh Bhavnagar and Kolkata have been posted for sale at a


New Delhi Paytm’s Rs 18000 crore initial public offering IPO was faced with a weak debut after it received a decent response from investors The largest IPO in the country vanished investors’ wealth by more than Rs 35000 crore on day one of listing on Indian bourses  In early hours into trade Paytm’


Amazoncom Inc is considering dropping Visa as partner on its US cobranded credit card after earlier confirming it would stop accepting Visa credit cards in the United Kingdom as a dispute over payments intensified The ecommerce giant is in talks with several payment networks including Mastercard In


Mumbai Country’s largest bank State Bank of India SBI has entered into a CoLending agreement with U GRO Capital to offer strategic financing solutions to the unserved and underserved MSMEs of the country in line with RBI guidelines SBI is actively looking at colending opportunities with multiple NB


Kochi Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance ABSLI the life insurance subsidiary of Aditya Birla Capital Limited ABCL announces the launch of its newage savings solution ABSLI Assured SavingsPlan A nonparticipating savings product this plan will provide fully guaranteed lumpsum benefits on policy maturity


New Delhi Indias largest public sector lender State Bank of India SBI is offering Realty Gold Loan scheme under which home borrowers can avail loan to meet the shortfall in financing it SBI Realty Gold Loan scheme can be obtained in liew of pledge of gold ornaments With SBIs Realty Gold Loan schem


Mumbai Godrej Boyce the flagship company of the Godrej Group today announced that its business Godrej Locks will be commemorating the fifth year of Home Safety Day on 15th November 2021 To mark this event Godrej Locks a brand synonymous with India’s trust quality and safety has partnered with Liber


New Delhi This information is solely for you if you want to become a millionaire overnight Any investment in general comes with some level of risk You can get better profits with less risk by investing in post office schemes When the stock markets risk is great the return is also higher than other i


Kochi Mr Ajith Kumar K K Executive Vice President Chief Human Resource Officer of Federal Bank has been conferred with the ’Leader of the Year’ Gold in the Economic Times Human Capital Awards The award recognises outstanding achievements in HR and sparks conversations on the challenges and potentia


Kochi udazH India’s first portable molecular hydrogen generating machine has been launched today by wellknown Indian Film actress and social worker Bhagyashree at Mumbai This NextGen Personal Wellness tool is designed with stateoftheart features will be made available for personal use for consumers


New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch two innovative customer centric initiatives of the Reserve Bank of India on Friday 12 November 2021 at 11 AM via video conferencing These initiatives are the RBI Retail Direct Scheme and the Reserve Bank Integrated Ombudsman Scheme The RBI Retail


New Delhi Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday November 11 shared an idea on how taxes on petrol and diesel can be further slashed The minister known for his unique ideas said that if petrol and diesel are brought under the GST regime then taxes on petroleum products will reduce further  He how


San Francisco Elon Musk has offloaded Tesla shares worth 11 billion after he was trolled on Twitter for a controversial poll last weekend where he proposed selling 10 per cent of his stock in the electric carmaker The new US Securities and Exchange Commission SEC filings show that Musk has sold 934


Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet has introduced a new ticket payment option which allows passengers to pay the fares in instalments The airline has introduced a Pay Later or Cardless EMI scheme that allows greater flexibility affordability and convenience for passengers who can now book an airline


New Delhi India Post Office offers a slew of investment schemes providing safe and assured returns to investors In comparison to marketlinked schemes Post Office investment schemes are much safer to invest as they don’t depend on equity performance So investors looking to place their bets on safe in


New Delhi The Government of India on Thursday announced an excise duty reduction on petrol and diesel Excise duty on Petrol and Diesel will be reduced by Rs 5 and Rs 10 respectively from Thursday  Prices of Petrol and Diesel will come down accordingly sources said Reduction in excise duty on diesel


Bharti Airtels life has been difficult to say the least having managed to live while fighting incessantly according to Sunil Bharti Mittal Founder and Chairperson of Bharti Enterprises With one wave of telecom reforms completed and more to come Airtel hopes that the Government of India would soon f


Mumbai With an aim to offer seamless life certificate submission experience for millions of pensioners other than family pensioners the country’s largest lender State Bank of India SBI has announced the launch of the Video Life Certificate VLC facility Pensioners from the comfort of their homes ca


Trivandrum With the festive season transpiring in full swing Bajaj Finance Ltd in collaboration with Bajaj Finserv Direct Limited has launched its Diwali campaign EMI HAI NA to offer discounts and cashback on a wide range of products and brands purchased on EMI through the Bajaj Finserv EMI Store of


New Delhi Indian Bank on Saturday said it has reported over Rs 266 crore worth of fraud to the Reserve Bank relating to three NPA accounts These nonperforming accounts have been declared as fraud and reported to RBI as per regulatory requirement the public sector lender said in a regulatory filing


Kochi Federal Bank and Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co Limited ABHICL have announced their bancassurance partnership today Through this partnership Federal Bank will be able to provide their customers innovative health insurance solutions offered by ABHICL Customers will have access to ABHICL’s in


New Delhi Beginning November 1 all public and private sector banks around the country will be closed for up to five out of seven days During the coming week lenders across India will close on these days amid festivities such as Diwali and Bhai Dooj In terms of the entire month of November banks wil


New Delhi In what could bring the much needed respite during the aftermath of the COVID19 Pandemic Paytm has decided to allow its workers to continue Work From Home Paytm founder and chief executive officer Vijay Shekhar Sharm has said that the company is not to force people to come to the office an


The benefits are for the Army personnel serving and retired across all ranks Only bank to offer personal accidental insurance of Rs 50 lakh and an additional Rs 10 lakh in case of death in terrorist action Host of other benefits include zero balance account preferential allotment of lockers and


New Delhi HDFC Bank took Rs 56763 from a customers account in an unauthorised manner to settle alleged debt on a credit card which was neither requested nor used This episode occurred at the HDFC Gurguram branch where the bank issued a credit card to a customer name withheld which was received but n


New Delhi From October 28 to November 3 Flipkart will have its Flipkart Big Diwali sale in India After the Big Billion Days sale October 3 to 10 and the Big Diwali Sale Part 1 on the ecommerce platform this is the third sale event October 17 to 23 Customers may check out a variety of electronics an


New Delhi JioPhone Next 4G smartphone will enable vernacular speakers to connect with people speaking different regional languages mainly to target around 30 crore 2G users in the country The made in India smartphone is likely to be launched before Diwali JioPhone Next will have the first operating


New Delhi Starbucks aims to hasten its India expansion with smaller stores and drivethrough outlets the CEO of its local partner said on Monday signalling the American coffee chains bullish plans as the COVID19 slowdown abates in the country Launched in India in 2012 Tata Starbucks a joint venture


New Delhi Before visiting your bank branch in the month of November you must note down the list of important days during which banks will remain closed The Reserve Bank of India RBI has mentioned some days when the banking operations will remain closed in the month of November 2021 although online


New Delhi State Bank of India SBI is offering a great opportunity to property buyers for buying property at unbelievable prices during the eauction of properties that the public sector bank is kicking off today Monday October 25 SBI eauction property details The State Bank of India SBI has also i


New delhi The last hike in matchbox prices had come in 2007 when the rate of a single box was increased from 50 paise to Rs 1 The latest decision to increase the matchbox prices to Rs 2 has been taken together by all matchbox making companies  The All India Chamber of Matches announced that the dec


New Delhi It is considered auspicious to purchase gold on Dhanteras or Diwali During this holiday season there is a lot of gold and silver buying If youre planning to buy gold during the event this information is solely for you One rupee can be used to purchase gold Well show you how to get 1 rupee


Offers flexible repayment tenures ranging from 3 to 24 months Mumbai With the country gradually opening up citizens have welcomed the festive season with open arms  In a bid to add to the festive fervour IndusInd Bank today announced the launch of EMI Equated Monthly Instalments facility on Deb


New Delhi Delhi Police on Tuesday October 19 2021 said that it has arrested 12 people including three HDFC Bank employees for attempting to make unauthorized withdrawal from a very highvalue NRI account The Cyber Crime Unit of Special Cell informed that as many as 66 attempts of unauthorized online


New Delhi The Reserve Bank of India fined State Bank of India Rs 1 crore on Monday for failing to comply with fraud classification criteria The regulator stated that it had conducted an investigation into accounts kept with SBI and discovered that it was weak in reporting frauds “A scrutiny was car


Mumbai Godrej Boyce the flagship company of the Godrej Group strengthened its commitment towards combating the growing environmental concern about plastic pollution In alignment with Godrej Boyce’s ‘India Plastics Pact’ commitment Godrej Interio India’s leading furniture brand in home and institut


Kochi Instead of the Apple iPhone 12 worth Rs 70900 ordered via Amazon Aluva native Noorul Ameen received a Vim bar a dish wash soap and a coin of Rs 5 He had shot the video in which he unboxes the package in front of the delivery boy  Noorul Ameen ordered the iPhone on October 12 using his credit


New Delhi Citibank online banking will be unavailable for a few hours and account holders will be unable to conduct any transactions during that time Internet banking wallet and RTGS are among the services that Citibank account customers will be unable to utilise  Citibank has said that it will int


New Delhi The Nokia XR20 will be available in India soon HMD Global the licensee has announced that preorders for the rugged smartphone will begin on October 20 The Nokia XR20 was released worldwide in July and is IP68 and MILSTD810H certified It has a Snapdragon 480 SoC with up to 6GB of RAM under


New Delhi Accordingly Talace quoted an enterprise value of Rs 18000 crore for 100 per cent equity shareholding of Centre in Air India along with that of Air India Express and AISATS Consequent to the acquisition the Tatas will own 100 per cent stake in Air India as also 100 per cent in its subsidia


Kochi Federal Bank has been authorised by Reserve Bank of India basis recommendation of Controller General of Accounts Ministry of Finance for collection of Direct and Indirect Taxes on behalf of CBDT and CBIC Federal Bank customers will soon be able to pay their Direct and Indirect taxes through t


New Delhi IDBI Bank has rolled out festive offers on its various lending products such as auto loans education loans and home loans among others The new offers have been launched by the stateowned bank on the occasion of its ongoing Foundation week   To ring in the string of Indian festivals IDBI B


The Olympic 2020 medal winners will feature in the brand’s upcoming campaigns and onground initiatives Kochi Amrutanjan Healthcare a 128yearold company with a rich legacy and a pioneer in Indias healthcare industry has signed the Champions of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Weightlifting Silver medali


SBI the countrys largest public sector bank has introduced unique deals for its customers SBI Card members were informed of a threeday festive cashback offer From October 3 cashback will be granted for online shopping on all domestic ecommerce platforms as part of this promotion This Mega shopping


New Delhi Come festive season brands start offering tons of discounts and cashback to boost their sales One such brand Xiaomi has now come up with ‘Diwali With Mi sale to offer serious discounts on its top smartphones such as Redmi Note 10 Pro Redmi Note 10S Mi 11X Mi 11X Pro and Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5


Kochi Federal Bank has been honoured by Income Tax Department for being the Top Corporate Taxpayer in Kerala Region In a felicitation ceremony held at the Central Revenue Building of the Department at Kochi the Principal Director of Income Tax investigation Kerala Shri Zakir Thomas handed over the m


Bank signs agreement with Vedika Credit Capital Save Microfinance and Paisalo Digital to offer financing solutions under Colending Mumbai Country’s largest lender State Bank of India SBI has signed a Master Agreement with Vedika Credit Capital Ltd VCCL Save Microfinance Pvt Ltd SMPL and Paisalo


Mumbai The Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant bail to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoors wife and two daughters in a corruption and cheating case involving private sector lender Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd DHFL A single bench of Justice Bharati Dangre rejected the bail applications


Conducts ASKOPPO special interactive session with acecomedian Rahul Subramanian Attractive offers and discounts on the new OPPO F19s and OPPO Enco Buds Blue color variant New Delhi OPPO the leading global smart device brand today announced the launch of its Special Editions this festive season


Kochi Federal Bank joined hands with the National Payments Corporation of India NPCI to launch the ‘Federal Bank RuPay Signet Contactless Credit Card’ One of the major highlights of this card is it comes with the lowest Annual Percentage Rate APR starting from just 588 per annum  The Federal Bank R


Enables sellers on amazonin to avail OD of upto Rs 25 lakh instantly and digitally First bank to automate scorecardbased mechanism that allows instant approval to sellers Customers of ICICI Bank can use the OD immediately Mumbai ICICI Bank today announced that it has partnered with Amazon Ind


NewDelhi India needs 45 SBI size banks to meet the growing needs of the economy and industry Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday Addressing the 74th Annual General Meeting of the Indian Banks Association IBA she said the industry needs to imagine how Indian banking has to be in the im


Federal Bank India’s leading Private Sector Bank today signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with Ashok Leyland flagship of the Hinduja Group the second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India with their complete range of BS6 vehicles The MoU was Signed by Mr Harsh Dugar Group President


Aims to offer digitally augmented experience to tech savvy Indians Mobilefirst Credit Cards to be issued by Federal Bank managed by OneCard and powered by VISA This partnership will enable issuance of virtual Credit Card powered by a mobile app in under 3 minutes and metal card to be delivered i


Housing Development Finance Corporation HDFC has announced that it will offer home loans at 67 percent as part of a festive offerWith this offer customers can get an HDFC Home Loan starting at 670 percent from September 20 onwards HDFC Ltd said in a release Notably this offer will specifically be a


Amazon’s annual Great Indian Festival sale has been announced The sale dates are yet to be revealed The official teaser shows that Amazon will offer big discount offers on smartphones smart TV laptops smartwatches truly wireless earbuds and all other electronics during the Great Indian Festival sale


Apple iPhone 13 series has been launched now its preorder starts from September 17 and will go on sale in India on September 24  The iPhone 13 series include the vanilla iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Mini iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max As the Apple iPhone 13 readies itself for sale in India Vodafone Ide


NewDelhi The GST Council on Friday approved a proposal to treat food delivery apps such as Zomato and Swiggy as restaurants and levy 5 per cent GST on supplies made by them Such food delivery apps will now be required to collect 5 per cent GST or Goods and Services Tax from consumers instead of the


Home Loans 670 irrespective of the Loan amount This interest rate is also applicable to balance transfer cases Credit Score based interest concession Bank waives off processing fees  Waiver of occupation linked interest premium Mumbai The country’s largest lender as well as Home Loan Provi


Newdelhi Tata Group seen as the top contender to acquire Air India has put in a financial bid to buy the debtladen national carrier which still has lucrative bilateral rights and parking slots across the world A Tata Sons spokesperson confirmed the developmentSpiceJet’s chairman Ajay Singh has also


Delhi For the first time since the one tax for all India GST came into play in 2017 the supreme decisionmaking entity GST Council may consider a proposal to bring petrol and diesel under the GST regime The agenda for the GST Council scheduled to meet on September 17 in Lucknow includes considering


Kozhikode Three more companies have started operations in the Govt Cyberpark USA based Protected Harbor Kozhikode based MYM Infotech and Networth Software Solutions are the new companies started functioning here The new facility in Cyberpark is the first centre of Protected Harbor in India The IT su


Will be available with JioExclusive offer across retail stores Nokiacom and leading ecommerce platforms Love it 45” HD crystal clear display all day battery life 5MP HDR rear and 2MP front facing camera with flash Trust it Android 11TM Go edition reduces data usage by 60 2 years of quarterly sec


Turning quite the trendsetter Ola Electric has announced that its Futurefactory will be run entirely by women and be the largest womenonly factory in the world The sprawling twowheeler manufacturing facility in Krishnagiri Tamil Nadu welcomed its first batch of workers this week Bhavish Aggarwal Ch


Indian studios TSeries and Reliance Entertainment have partnered for a slate of more than 10 films with a total investment of INR10 billion 1362 million The films will be across across genres and will be a mix of big budget tentpoles as well as mid and small budget films They are in various stages


Apple iPhone 13 will soon be launched on September 14 and everyone is waiting to know about its price But before that customers should focus on iPhone 12 as it has seen a massive price cut Flipkart is offering massive discounts on iPhone 12 series and those who want to buy an iPhone right now can v


Microsoft and OYO have entered into an alliance to codevelop travel and hospitality products and technologies The travel tech company will adopt Microsoft Azure as a key enabler to drive cloudbased innovations in this multiyear strategic partnership The Microsoft solutions will be used to benefit pa


New Delhi In what may come as a major relief for the telecom sector more so for the severelystressed Vodafone Idea the Union Cabinet is likely to consider and discuss a relief package for the sector on Wednesday sources said The government has been in talks with several stakeholders including banks


State Bank of India SBI offers an EMI facility for its customers using SBI debit cards in order to purchase consumer durables from merchant stores by swiping their cards at POS They can also avail of this facility while buying online via ecommerce portals such as Amazon Flipkart through SBI debit c


Ecommerce giant Amazon is reportedly preparing to launch its own branded TVs The big screen TVs are likely to be launched as soon as October According to reports the TVs will have Alexa and will be in the range of 5575 inches The Amazon TVs are likely to be designed and manufactured by third partie


Indiabased ICICI Bank has transformed the app formerly known as ‘iMobile’ into ‘iMobile Pay’ to offer payments and banking services to customers of any bank   ICICI Bank announced that it has enabled its savings account customers to pay and manage dues of credit cards of any bank using the Bank’s


Axis Bank on Monday announced a charter of policies and practices for its employees and customers from the LGBTQIA lesbian gay bisexual trans queer intersex asexual among others community   The bank said the initiative a part of its environmental social and governance ESG commitments will help promo


India’s foreign exchange reserves rose to a record 633 billion in the week ended August 27 after the International Monetary Fund IMF made an allocation of 1257 billion special drawing rights SDRs equivalent to 1786 billion to the country on August 23 The fresh SDR allocation to the Reserve RBI foll


Federal Bank launched its credit card in association with Visa in a bid to to improve unsecured highyielding book and complete the suite of banking products it offers The private sector bank has launched three variants of the card — Celesta for high net worth individuals Imperio for family oriented


Honda 2Wheelers India today announced its sales numbers for August 202 Entering the festival season with steady recovery in economic activity Honda’s total sales stood at 430683 units including 401469 domestic sales and 29214 exports in August 2021 Honda’s domestic salesbreached 4Lac mark with a gro


The new business vertical the TVS ‘Built To Order’ platform will empower customers to customise and personalise their machines TVS BTO platform will be introduced across other product portfolios in a phased manner TVS Apache RR 310 BTO will be the first offering on this platform TVS Motor Com


Stateowned Steel Authority of India Ltd SAIL on Saturday expressed commitment to invest Rs 4000 crore in the next three years in Jharkhand to augment capacity of its Gua mines besides installing a 4milliontonne MT pallet plant The intent for investment was made at the launch of the Jharkhand Industr


Xiaomi recently introduced the Mi TV 5X series in India during the Mi Smarter Living 2022 mega launch event in India on Thursday The TV lineup comes in three different sizes 43inch 50inch and 55inch All three models feature a 4K panel with 3840X2160 pixel resolution and with support for HDR10 and Do


India’s leading telecom operator Vodafone Idea Vi is integrating its video streaming platform Vi Movies TV App into the Vi App which now allows customers to stream content seamlessly Offering a simplified and new user experience Vi App will now double up as an OTT app offering a rich repertoire of


Myntra announces the launch of its first mega brand campaign in Kerala featuring its new brand ambassador Dulquer Salmaan ahead of Onam This is part of Myntra’s biggestever celebrityled campaign aimed at distinguishing the brand as India’s Fashion Expert and featuring the countrys mostloved fashion


New Delhi Delhivery announced the muchawaited acquisition of the Bengalurubased Spoton Logistics for an undisclosed sum a move that will further strengthen its existing B2B capabilities before the planned initial public offering IPO “Samara Capital and Xponentia who together acquired Spoton from IE


An initial public offering IPO or stock launch is a public offering in which shares of a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail individual investors An IPO is typically underwritten by one or more investment banks who also arrange for the shares to be listed on one or mo


New delhi Petrol and diesel prices were cut by 20 paise per litre each on Sunday — the first reduction in petrol rate in over a month and the fourth in case of diesel in less than a week Petrol price in Delhi was cut to Rs 10164 a litre and diesel to Rs 8907 per litre according to a price notificati


MumbaiNew Delhi The Common Services Centers under the Ministry of Electronics IT has partnered with Vodafone Idea Foundation the CSR arm of Vi for registration of citizens to receive vaccination against the deadly COVID19 virus The initiative will focus on vulnerable and disadvantaged communities


Sensex ended 145 points higher at a new peak of 55582 and Nifty advanced 34 points to a fresh high of 16563 Indian benchmark indices are likely to open lower today as SGX Nifty fell 24 points to 16539 amid mixed global cues Stocks Adani Enterprises Adani Road Transport Ltd ARTL a wholly owned subs


FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said she is awaiting an approval from the Cabinet on bill on cryptocurrency as the proposed legislation is before it Cabinet note is ready on cryptocurrency bill I am awaiting Cabinet to clear that Sitharaman said during an interaction with reporters In the past Sith


Mumbai As the country is celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav–which is a GOI’s initiative to commemorate 75 years of Indian independence – the country’s largest bank State Bank of India SBI is also geared up to provide an array of offerings on its retail loans and deposits to its customers After ann


New Delhi RBI Cheque Payment If you are going to pay by cheque it is better to be a little careful This is because the Reserve Bank of India RBI has made some changes in the banking rules These changes came into effect from the beginning of this month that is from August 1 2021 So it is important to


Finally Kingfisher House house has been sold the erstwhile headquarters of Vijay Mallyaowned and nowdefunct Kingfisher Airlines to a Hyderabadbased private developer for Rs 52 crore Saturn Realtors has bought the property at a fraction of the original asking price This comes after lenders failed to


State Bank of India SBI HDFC Bank and Bank of Baroda BoB provides Special fixed deposit scheme for senior citizens State Bank of India SBI HDFC Bank and Bank of Baroda BoB have been extended till 30 September 2021 However ICICI Bank has extended its Golden Years FD meant for senior citizens to 7 Oct


SpiceJet announced on Friday that it has posted a net loss of Rs 729 crore during the AprilJune quarter of the current fiscal year compared to a net loss of Rs 593 crore in the same quarter of the previous fiscal The airlines flight operations were severely impacted during the quarter under review


Vi India’s leading telecom operator today extended its flagship RedX offering to RedX Family a unique postpaid experience as families depend on a seamless mobile experience to stay connected and meet their daily needs This postpaid plans have received a major revamp with some heavy benefits premium


Reliance New Energy Solar Limited RNESL a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited RIL has announced a 144 million investment in Ambri Inc along with major investors Paulson Co and Bill Gates Ambry Inc is a Massachusettsbased energy storage company based in the United States RNESL A


Mumbai ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has tied up with the National Payments Corporation of India NPCI to provide Unified Payments Interface UPI AUTOPAY facility to its customers This  would enable customers to buy insurance policies and make premium payments from the safety and comfort of their ho


Thiruvananthapuram Samsung India’s most trusted consumer electronics brand has announced new and exciting offers across select consumer electronics products during Kerala’s biggest harvest festival Onam Valid till September 15 2021 at Samsung Smart Plaza select multibrand retail stores and leading


Mumbai To safeguard the interest of its customers Country’s largest lender State Bank of India SBI has launched a new and enhanced security feature – ‘SIM Binding’ in YONO and YONO Lite The new version of these platforms will protect customers from various digital frauds With the SIM Binding feature


Mumbai The countrys largest lender State Bank of India SBI announced Monsoon Dhamaka Offer with a 100 waiver on processing fees on home loans This is a significant reduction from the existing processing fees of 040 A home loan customer stands to gain substantially through this limited period offer


Oil marketing companies on Tuesday announced that the cost of a commercial LPG cylinder which weighs 19 kilograms has been cut by ₹122 per cylinder in the country In Delhi the price of a cylinder has been reduced from ₹159550 to ₹14735 Meanwhile in Mumbai the price has been revised to ₹14225 per cy


NewDelhi The RBI has said that the National Electronic Funds Transfer NEFT service will not be available from 0001 hours to 1400 hours on Sunday May 23 The service will be affected due to a technical upgrade targeted to enhance the performance and resilience of the NEFT systems RBI said The RTGS sys


To support Indias healthcare infrastructure amid the ongoing second wave hospitality company OYO has launched OYO Care on its app for COVID19 patients to book quarantine and isolation facilities OYO has also tied up with over 30 hospitals government authorities and private companies to provide isola


March flash sale cash back offering has announced Vodafone Idea The special offer is just for VI prepade customers only This offer must be provided until March 31 2021 The telecome operator offering cash back to all unlimited data planning set out at Rs 199 Anywhys the newly cash back doesnt match w


Some pocket friendly post paid data plans presenting VI starts from Rs 30 In this plan you can use international calling benefit to US and Canada at 50 paise per minute And Bangladesh UK Rs 3 per minute You can use this data plan to Pakistan Thailand several other countries Rs 5 per minute Two more


For a period of five year Auto major Mahindra announced its Managing Director and chief Executive officer name It is none other than Anish Shah who currently holding the charge of Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer The appointment will be came to effect from 2nd April 2021 As part


Finally Samsung Galaxy F02s price in India has been revealed The smart phone will be priced at 8999 for the 3GB 32 GB storage variant And the price of 4GB64 GB storage has been set Rs 9999 The upcoming smart phone coming from the South Korean tech and giant been spotted on google play console listin


NewDelhi The Union Cabinet has approved changes to the Insurance Act for increasing the foreign direct investment FDI limit to 74 from 49 Under the new structure the majority of directors on the board and key management persons would be resident Indians As per the data life insurance premium as a pe


OPPO is set to launch its newest device in the F series the OPPO F19 Pro 5G in an online music event featuring Nucleya on March 8th at 7 PM The launch will be streamed on YouTube as well as on OPPOs social media channels OPPO F19 Pro 5G will offer AI Highlight Portrait Video and Smart 5G capabilitie


The government on Sunday extended the due date for filing GST annual returns for 201920 fiscal year by a month till March 31 The due date to furnish GSTR9 and GSTR9C forms has been extended The extension was given by the government in view of the difficulties expressed by the taxpayers in meeting th


The West Bengal government on Sunday announced a reduction of tax by ₹1 per litre on petrol and diesel effective from midnight West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra said it will provide some respite to people struggling with the rising fuel prices The Centre earns ₹3290 per litre in taxes from pet


US payments giant PayPal Holdings on Friday said it will wind down its domestic payments business in India which includes payments gateway and aggregator services for merchants from April 1 The company added it will instead focus on its crossborder payments business which means global customers will


Indias Gross Domestic Product GDP is expected to grow 105 in 202122 RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Friday In the first half of 202122 GDP growth may be between 83 and 262 he added Budget 202122 has provided a strong impetus for revival of sectors such as health and wellbeing infrastructure inn


The worlds secondrichest person Jeff Bezos has announced that he will step down as CEO of Amazon the ecommerce and cloud services giant he founded 27 years ago The 57yearold will be replaced by Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy in the JulySeptember quarter Bezos will become the Executive Chairman w


The Central Consumer Protection Authority CCPA warned advertisers that claim efficacy of products in protecting consumers from COVID19 without scientific proof will be penalised False claims are made to mislead consumers forproducts by taking advantage of the ongoing pandemic situation it said Such


The National Payments Corporation of India on Thursday said that Unified Payments Interface UPI users may face inconvenience from 1 am to 3 am for the next few days as the platform is being upgraded So we urge you all to plan your payments it added The number of UPI transactions hit a record high of


Following confirmation of avian influenza outbreak in ten states the farmgate prices of broiler chicken have fallen from around ₹82 to ₹58 per kg in Maharashtra and ₹94 to ₹65 in Gujarat Egg prices have fallen from ₹510 to ₹420 per piece in Tamil Nadu and ₹535 to ₹405 in Haryana Only Maharashtra and


Income Tax Department on Wednesday announced the deadline for filing income tax returns for individuals has been extended by 10 days to January 10 2021 The decision was taken in view of the continued challenges faced by taxpayers in meeting statutory compliances due to outbreak of COVID19 Today as m


Honey sold by several major brands in India was found adulterated with sugar syrup research and advocacy organisation Centre for Science and Environment CSE said on Wednesday They found 77 of the samples adulterated with sugar syrup Honey samples from brands like Dabur Patanjali Baidyanath Zandu Hit


Bhopal Petrol prices crossed the ₹90 per litre mark in Madhya Pradeshs Bhopal on Monday Madhya Pradesh Petrol Pump Owners Associations President Ajay Singh said petrol rate was ₹9005 per litre while diesel was being sold at ₹8010 per litre He added that crude prices are going up due to the increasin


Google on Wednesday issued a clarification saying Indian users will not have to pay any fee for money transfers on Google Pay and that the charges are for US users This comes after reports emerged of Google Pay adding a fee on instant money transfers Google had earlier announced that itll be launchi


Apple has started sending foldable iPhones to its assembly partner Foxconn for testing purposes with a possible release in September 2022 reported Chinese media portal Economic Daily News Apple has also reportedly asked Foxconn to perform over 100000 opening and closing tests Similar tests for lapt


Bose has launched the new QuietComfort Earbuds with worlds most effective noise cancelling the company said Designed with breakthrough acoustic innovations these wireless earbuds promise to offer worlds most effective noise cancelling aiming to make your music shine with the finest details They prod


Samsungs allnew Galaxy S20 FE is tailormade for fans of all kinds the company said Whether youre a fan of fashion photography gaming this phone gives you what you want to do more of what you love Samsung said adding itll dedicate an entire week to celebrate and reward fansThe phone is priced at ₹499


You can now drive a new car every month as Revv provides the option to subscribe to your favourite car for 136 months with ₹0 down payment ₹0 road tax and without the hassle of maintenance and service The car will be sanitized and delivered to your doorstep ensuring complete safety for you and your


OnePlus has launched OnePlus World an immersive 3D experience ahead of the OnePlus 8T launch Its a new virtual platform that allows consumers to play various games to earn points and explore photos shot using OnePlus phones Furthermore itll also allow fans to explore a virtual museum as well as orga


Samsung asked its fans what drives their fandom and what they would want in the next Galaxy especially the colors performance and camera features Fans answered and Samsung says it will deliver a Galaxy for every fan Launching today at 730PM the brandnew Galaxy promises to leave compromise behind giv


Apple is planning to roll out locally made models of its upcoming iPhone by the middle of next year Business Standard reported The production is expected to begin at Narasapura plant in Bengaluru by Apple supplier Wistron by October 2020 This will be the seventh iPhone model to be made in the countr


25 years ago VSNL now Tata Communications kick started Indias Internet revolution and built it from strength to strength From 64 Kbps bandwidth in 1995 in India to carrying almost 30 of the worlds internet routes Tata Communications has been transforming Indias digital foundation and now delivering


New Delhi The Income Tax Department on Saturday announced an extension in the deadline for filing income tax returns ITR for the financial year FY 201920 with the deadline being extended to November 30  With reference to the ongoing coronavirus pademic of which India has reported nearly 65 lakh cas


Traders body CAIT has criticised Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain for disrespecting the sentiments of Indian citizens CAITs Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said that Jain had mocked the Boycott Chinese Products campaign by saying the sentiment existed only on social media and is a result of mob


  In a major relief to small borrowers amid the coronavirusled income crisis the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved 2 p


Amazoncom Inc has received an approval to deliver alcohol in West Bengal nearly a month after it ventured into food delivery market in India The West Bengal State Beverages Corp the agency authorised to carry out online retail of liquor trade in India fourthmost populous state said Amazon was among


Facebookowned messaging app WhatsApp has told the Supreme Court that its payments platform is now fully compliant with the data localisation norms set by the Reserve Bank of India RBI  UPIbased payments feature WhatsApp Pay was launched in 2018 but restricted to the betastage and available to only


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said PM Narendra Modi will launch a ₹50000crore Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan with 25 schemes for migrant workers in 116 districts on June 20 Well reach saturation levels for schemes within 125 days Sitharaman added Weve found migrant workers returned in large numb


Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Thursday asked people to boycott Chinese food and called for a ban on restaurants selling Chinese food Earlier he tweeted China is a country that betrays India should boycott all products that are made in China His comments came after twenty Indian soldiers were mar


The new mask has a USB port that connects to a power source such as a standard cellphone charger that heats an inner layer of carbon fibres to 70 degrees Celsius 158 Fahrenheit high enough to kill viruses EinEli said disposable masks in high demand globally during the health crisis were not economi


Indias foreign exchange reserves crossed the 500 billion mark for the first time reaching 5017 billion in the week ended June 5 The reserves increased by 82 billion during the week Indias current reserves provide an import cover of over a year Foreign currency assets the biggest component are at 463


A man who ordered a skin lotion worth ₹300 from Amazon India was mistakenly sent Bose wireless earbuds worth ₹19000 Sharing the incident on Twitter Punes Gautam Rege said that when he contacted Amazon he was told to keep the earbuds as the order was nonreturnable In another tweet he said that Amazon


Unilever proposed combining its Dutch and British legal entities in a single holding company based in Britain on Thursday after shareholders sank an earlier plan to move the global consumer goods groups headquarters to the Netherlands The proposed unification which would unwind a structure that has


Petrol and diesel prices were on Sunday hiked across the country after 83 days as stateowned oil firms restarted daily price revisions Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to ₹7186 per litre while diesel rates increased to ₹6999 Since March 16 oil PSUs kept fuel prices on hold over extreme volatility in


Hotels must adopt contactless processes like QR code online forms and digital payments like ewallet for both checkin and checkout as per the guidelines issued by the government Luggage should be disinfected before being sent to rooms Further room service or takeaways shall be encouraged instead of d


The Directorate General of Foreign Trade on Thursday removed restrictions on the export of active pharmaceutical ingredients APIs of paracetamol The government had imposed curbs on the export of paracetamol and formulations made from the compound on March 3 On April 17 the government had lifted rest


Mumbai The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC on Friday allowed home delivery of alcohol in Mumbai amid lockdown except in the citys COVID19 containment zones Ecommerce platforms may be utilised by the liquor shops permitted to do home delivery said a BMC order However overthecounter sale of liq


New Delhi RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday announced that banks will be able to provide moratorium on EMIs and term loan payments to customers for another 3 months from June 1 to August 31 RBI on March 27 allowed financial institutions to offer a moratorium of three months on payment of instal


Johnson Johnson on Tuesday announced it would stop selling its talc Baby Powder in the United States and Canada saying demand had dropped in the wake of what it called “misinformation” about the product’s safety amid a barrage of legal challenges JJ faces more than 19000 lawsuits from consumers and


The world’s most expensive sex toy has taken Australian jewellery designer Colin Burn 15 years to craft “My inspiration was to create something that shows the value people place on sex” he tells The Post “People spend lots of money for the experiences of owning Maseratis and the like But would they


Asking a customer to pay Rs18 for a cloth carry bag cost hypermarket chain Big Bazaar Rs 11518 as the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum ordered it to pay Rs 10000 to the Consumer Legal Aid Account for helping needy litigants and 1518 to a Panchukla resident for “wrongly charging” for the it


NEW DELHI The RBI on Friday cut benchmark interest rates for the fifth time this year to spur growth after the economy expanded by 5 in Q1 The repo rate was reduced by 25 bps to 515 taking the cumulative cuts so far this year to 135 bps Banks have passed only a small portion of the cuts this year to


An international team of scientists has invented the worlds strongest silver 42 stronger than last world record They achieved this by mixing a trace amount of copper into the silver which helped in both strengthening it and maintaining its electrical conductivity When you can make material stronger


Mumbai The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday assured the general public that the banking system is safe and stable and there is no need for panic based on rumours The RBI’s statement came on a day when the Nifty Bank index tanked by 130 percent in intraday trade amid a barrage of negative news from t


New Delhi The Goods and Service Tax GST collection in September declined to Rs91916 crore as against Rs98202 crore in the preceding month as per government data released on Tuesday GST collections dropped sharply to a 19 month low of Rs91916 crore in this previous month mirroring a widening slowdown


New Delhi Economist Surjit S Bhalla was on Tuesday appointed as the Executive Director for India at the International Monetary Fund IMF an official order said His appointment has been cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet ACC headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi   The ACC approved


With the recent exchange offers on its OnePlus 6T OnePlus is targeting not only existing OnePlus users but also old iPhone users From November 30 for a limited period customers exchanging their old OnePlus or Apple phone will get a Rs 3000 discount Customers are eligible for 6 months no cost emi on


The government on Friday appointed Anshula Kant as Managing Director of State Bank of India The bank said that Anshula Kant will serve as the MD till she attains the age of superannuation on September 30 2020 or until further orders whichever is earlier With her appointment the Indias largest public


Aditya Birla Group said that Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have completed the merger to create the countrys largest telecom company with 408 mn active subscribers and a revenue market share of 322 A new board has been constituted for the merged entity Vodafone Idea Ltd with 12 directors including


New Delhi The Indian rupee on Thursday weakend to a new alltime low at 7082 against the US dollar after opening at 7069 in morning trading Rupee closed at 7074 a dollar down 020 from its previous close of 7059 The currency today opened at 7069 a dollar and touched a fresh alltime low of 7086 a dolla


Google on Tuesday rebranded its Indiabased payments app Google Tez into Google Pay and has partnered with four private banks to offer consumer loans online The US search giant said that customers will get instant preapproved loans right within Google Pay in a matter of seconds Google has claimed tha


A jewellery shop in Gujarats Surat has made gold rakhis with faces of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and UP CM Yogi Adityanath engraved on them The rakhis made of 22 carat gold are priced between ₹50000 and ₹70000 The jeweller claimed that he had designed 50 such rakhis out of


The Indian rupee on Thursday touched a fresh alltime low of 7040 against the US dollar after the countrys trade deficit widened to a more than 5year high in July The rupee ended at 7016 a dollar down 038 from its Tuesday’s close of 6989 The currency opened at 7025 and touched an all time low of 7040


Chinas investment in foreign windpowered electricity markets has surpassed 12 billion in Europe and Australia alone as private and stateowned Chinese companies move aggressively to capitalise on fastgrowing renewable energy markets the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis IEEFA said


New Delhi Indias patent office rejected a plea last April by a Canadian company to patent a vibrator citing sex toys violate public order and morality The law views sex toys negatively and has never engaged positively with the notion of sexual pleasure the office noted adding Importing and selling s


In a fitting tribute to the 90s the latest campaign by Uber Eats has us humming our favorite jingles and reliving the wonder years For every 90s kid out there the ads will take you to a walk down the memory lane By taking you BackToThe90s Uber Eats has established itself as the app with the best val


According to a  survey conducted by UKbased online market research and data analytics firm YouGov Countrys largest lender State Bank of India SBI is considered to be the most patriotic brand Around 16 per cent respondents ranked SBI to be the most patriotic brand overall followed by Tata Motors and


Oneplus has emerged as the market leader in the premium segment of smartphones in India beating Samsung and Apple in the last quarter according to a report It reached over 40 percentage market share in the premium segment Rs 30000plus in the AprilJune quarter Samsung was pushed to the second spot wi


Apple will help the flood affected Japanese people by undertaking free repair of iPhones iPads iPods Mac computers Apple watches and Apples displays damaged in the torrential rains that hit the western part of the country earlier this monthIf the gadgets were impaired directly by the rain disasters


National Award winning bollywood actor Akshay Kumar whose film padman tried to create awareness on menstrual hygiene has thanked the GST Council for making sanitary napkins Goods and Services Tax GST free Expressing his happiness Akshay tweeted on Saturday One of those days when a news brings tears


The women inmates of the Nagpur Central Jail have started making ecofriendly sanitary napkins under a rehabilitation plan aimed at their skill development and empowerment said a national Commission for Women official todayThe 150 Years Old Jail has several programs aimed at developing the prisoners


New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednseday said that the central government is working towards doubling farmers income by 2022 To attain this the government has doubled the budget for agriculture to Rs 212 lakh crore he added“Our govt is working to ensure that the incomes of our farmers d


After 16 days of hike petrol and diesel prices were cut by a marginal 1 paise per litre each in Delhi and Mumbai on Wednesday Early in the morning IOCL website showed that the petrol price was less by 60 paise in New Delhi and 59 paise in Mumbai But soon the prices were revised The happiness which t


The fuel prices hiked with effect from 6 am today May 18 and the price of petrol in Delhi now stands at Rs 7561 per litre and that of diesel is Rs 6708 per litre   After the rate revision the price of petrol in other cities are Rs 7683ltr in Bengluru Rs 7829 ltr in Kolkata Rs 8345ltr in Mumbai and


Uber is showing off its latest “flying car” concept at its second annual Elevate conference in Los AngelesUber has unveiled its first electric flying car concept aircraft featuring rotors which can reposition to help it fly after a vertical takeoff The aircraft can accommodate four passengers and tr


Delhibased startup LoveRollers offers sex furniture which it claims allows couples to perform over 100 sex positions and help them in conceiving a baby The curves on the furniture are designed with perfect mathematical calculations to enable better sex the startup says LoveRollers was founded in 201


A couple has given up their engineering careers to open a tea shop in Nagpur The couple said they earned ₹15 lakh per month when they earlier worked as software engineers The husband added my wife and I wanted to do something different in life so we started this shop and now we earn up to ₹5 lakh ev


New Delhi Charges for SMS alerts on banking transactions may not squeeze account holders much but can be a reasonable earning for many banks especially in accounts with meagre monthly transactions though income from SMS alert service goes against the advisory from the sector regulator While Reserv


A Chinese energy conglomerate and SoftBank Group Corp signed a 930 million agreement to produce and sell solar equipment in India a country that is trying to bolster local manufacturing and curb reliance on clean energy imports Golden Concord Group Ltd will invest in a 40 percent stake in the joint


Apportioning blame to the Reserve Bank of India RBI over the PNB loan fraud Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chowdary today said there had been no apparent audit by the central bank during the period of the scam Chowdary stressed the need to put into place a more robust auditing system They did n


Mushrooms are being used as ingredients in coffee milkshakes and tea While a company named Four Sigmatic serves mushroom coffee a cafe in Los Angeles has introduced a shroom shake or a lemon juice tea with mushrooms in it Interestingly mushroom coffee is often made using chaga mushroom and reishi wh


New Delhi The popular Khadi industry lost 7 lakh jobs during the years when sales increased by almost 33 percent Official data provided by the micro small and medium enterprised to the Lok Sabha revealed that the number of people employed in the Khadi sector fell from 116 lakh to 46 lakh between 20


Technology giant Apple is planning to launch a cheaper variant of its 13inch MacBook Air in the second quarter of 2018 according to a report from KGI Securities analyst MingChi Kuo The move is expected to help the company push the MacBook shipments up by 1015 this year Apple currently sells the 13in


Bengaluru Mahindra and Mahindra will merge its ondemand logistics platform connecting cargo owners and transportersSmartShiftwith truck rental startup Porter The Mahindra group will invest Rs 65 crore in the new company to bring operational synergies However the merged entity will retain both brand


Whatsapp has begun a new payments feature in India that will allow people to send money to other Whatsapp users excluding merchant accounts The feature is currently in beta according to sources familiar with the company’s plans but hasn’t been publicly announced because it’s not widely available at


West Bengal CocaCola India is planning to source fruits from West Bengal for Brands like Mazza As of now the company is having talks with horticulture department of the state for sourcing mangoes in the initial stage and plans to expand this to pineapple and various other fruitsThe company would soo


New Delhi Finance minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Union Budget 2018 on Thursday said that the customs duty on mobile phones will be increased to 20 per cent from the existing 15 per cent in a bid to promote Make in India and create jobs in the countryPresenting the budget Jaitley said he


Sharjah The Sharjah Municipality is cracking down on outlets to enforce its ban on mannequins with heads The municipality had issued a circular that mannequins should be headless and displayed with decent clothes The circular was sent to all shops stating that it was forbidden to display mannequins


New Delhi FMCG Major Nestle India said that Maggi complied with the latest guidleines of food safety regulator FSSAI and it does not add any ash to its popular noodles District administration of Shahjahanpur UP had slapped a fine on Nestle India and its distributors last week after Maggi had alle


Nokia has launched a 3GB RAM variant of the Nokia 5 at a price of ₹13499 in India The Nokia 5 is made out of single piece of aluminium and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor It comes with a fingerprint sensor and a polarized 52inch HD display covered with Gorilla Glass for protection


Bengaluru – based cloud kitchen and online food delivery start up Fresh Menu’s parent Food vista india is set to receive investment from media conglomerate Bennett Coleman and Company Ltd BCCL which runs newspapers Times of Inida and Economic Times According to a report in VC Circle BCCL will soon


ITC PEPSICO Patanjali and Coca Cola are among the many domestic and multinational firms that have committed to investing Rs68000crore in india’s food and agriculture Sector the Centre Said on Friday As many as 13 agreements were  signed to this effect on the first day of the threeday World Food Indi


New Delhi Telecom giant Bharti Airtel is likely to shut down its 3G services in next three to four years a top official of the company said on Wednesday Airtel will be refarming the spectrum linked with 3G to its 4G services “There is almost no spent that we are doing on 3G Our view is in next 34


A new video from OnePlus which again uses the occasion to put its latest phone in the spotlight While last year it was OnePlus 3T this it is the OnePlus  The company used a promo video to highlight what its phone can doDash charging was the marquee featurethe company is again using a video released


Ahmedabad Son of BJP President Amit Shah Jay Shah has filled a case for criminal defamation and decided to sue thewirein a news portal for writing an article titled The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah’ where he was criticized saying that that his business owes its success to his father Shri Amitbhai S


New Delhi India has been ranked as the 40th most competitive economy on the World Economic Forums global The Global Competitiveness Index GCI is prepared on the basis of countrylevel data covering 12 categories or pillars of competitiveness namely Institutions infrastructure macro economic environm


New Delhi Russian clothing brand – Acoola are all set to reach the Indian shores The brand supports not only clothing but also footwear and accessories for kids aged 214 years Concept Group a subsidiary company of Sistema JSFC in association with Saamag Group plans to bring ‘Acoola’ branded kids ret


Bengaluru The government on Saturday advised tax payers to file their returns under the Goods and Services Tax GST in advance and not wait for the last day as further extension to the date will not be made Union Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said “We have kept long deadlines for GST filing For at


New Delhi India is now the producer of the most expensive coffee in the world The coffee is called Civet coffee or Luwark coffee It is manufactured in Coorg a small district in Karnataka It is produced from the coffee beans digested by civet cat The feces of this cat are collected processed and sold


New Delhi Gold on Friday had increased at an alarming rate of Rs 31350 from Rs 990 making it the biggest one day surge in the year This sudden increase was due to the biggest fall of the dollar since 2015 This was on the backdrop of the warnings of Hurricane Irma and the earth quake warnings of Mexi


Japan Japan has become the biggest market for KitKat in the world as they are gearing up to release 300 different types of flavors including ‘cough medicine flavored’ KitKat had originally came up in Britain in the year 1935 but reached Japan’s shores only in 1973 The KitKat boom in Japan came in th


New Delhi The Indian rupee dropped by 13 paise to 6418 against the dollar at the interbank forex market on Tuesday The rupee had opened to 6410 per dollar and moved in the range of 6418 per dollar in morning deals This is amid sustained foreign fund outflows An amount of Rs 683 crore had been pulled


Now users can enjoy free international calls along with unlimited national calls on Vodanfone RED Postpaid plans Moreover users will also get up to 5X data quotas smartphone protection from theft damage virus free subscription to Vodafone Play Netflix for up to one year


San Francisco According to the Wall Street Journal Apple is expected to launch its iPhone 8 on September 12 The company will also release the updated versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that will be called iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus The leaks on the upcoming iPhone 8 suggested th


USbased cabhailing startup Uber launched inapp messaging feature along with multidestination rides for users in India The feature aims to help riders and drivers get in touch without incurring all charges or sharing their contact numbers The inapp chat for both iOS and android has been updated and a


New Delhi Reports have been coming that over 36 lakh businesses have made their maiden filings under the GST regime which kicked in from July 1 and still in progress after the last date has been extended The deadline for filing first monthly return and payment of taxes under GST However businesses t


Micromax is making an aggressive come back in the Indian market aiming to get its volume leadership back The company is focussing on strengthening its position in the 9000 15000 category and aims to garner 10 share in the category over the next six months “ There were players that had flooded the


New Delhi The cut off for filing maiden GST returns for July was scheduled to end on 20th August 2017 but the government had extended it to an additional five days till August 25 This decision was based on the technical issues faced following the heavy traffic The finance ministry said The GST Imple


New Delhi The Directorate General of Foreign Trade DGFT has amended to allow export of gold jewellery plain or studded and articles containing gold of 8 carats and above up to a maximum limit of 22 carats only from domestic tariff area and exportoriented units electronics hardware technology parks s


Hyderabad American President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump will be present in Hyderabad following the Global Entrepreneurship Summit GES cohosted by both India and US The GES centres promote economic growth inclusion and opportunities among entrepreneurs from across the world with a special f


  Mumbai On Tuesday telecom giants Airtel sold 67 crore shares of its subsidiary Bharti Infratel for over Rs 2570 crore This agreement had commenced so that they would use the amount from the proceedings to reduce its debt The sale was done for Rs 3806 per share Following the sales Bharti Airtel an


    Mumbai On Monday August 07 2017 the Indian rupee had weakened by 14 paise The current standing is 6372 to the US dollar which gained against currencies overseas following fresh demand for the American currency from banks and importers The rupee had strengthened by 11 paise to end at a fresh tw


  Beijing According to a research by Strategy Analytics on Thursday global wearables shipments rose eight per cent annually from 20 million in second quarter last year and Xiaomi has beaten Apple in global wearable technology market In the total 22 million units of all wearables that were shipped


Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is among the richest men in the world Bezos topped Microsofts top billionaire Bill Gates who ran the worlds richest man since May 2013 Bezos is the owner of the hottest Amazon in the online shopping industry Bezos became the richest person in the world for Amazons stake Accor


  Bengaluru After months of deals back and forth Snap deal has accepted Flipkart’s 900950 million buyout offer The Jasper Infotech board which runs Snap deal has agreed to the deal which would make it the biggest acquisition in Indian ecommerce space SoftBank Snapdeal’s largest investor has been p


  Mumbai As a result of Reliance Industries reporting its highest quarterly earnings and its announcement of a bonus issue amid capital inflows by foreign funds Benchmark Sensex ran up 124 points today  The stock of Reliance Industries a market heavyweight logged a rise of 376 per cent Not to menti


  Reliance Jio chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday unveiled the Jio phone at the annual general meeting of Reliance Industries It was Mr Ambani’s son Akash Ambani and daughter Isha Ambani who had introduced the Jio phone Mr Ambani said “The phones will be available for user for beta testing on August


Bengaluru With the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax GST onetwo percentage points to GDP growth is reported by Reuters poll Even though there was a steady decline in the beginning of the year due to demonetization it is expected that Indias economy is expected to expand 73 percent in the


Bengaluru based firm – Flipkart has offered a revised sum of 900 – 950 million to acquire Snapdeal The deal is still under discussion and yet to be finalized Snapdeal’s board is very likely to accept the revised offer as reported Snapdeal had earlier rejected the earlier deal which amounted up to 8


London Y International UK Ltd food processing plant in Britain has won the prestigious Queens Enterprise Award 2017 for its exceptional contribution to the UKs trade industry and economy Managing Director of Lulu Group International Yusuf Ali MA said “I am extremely honored and proud to hear the new


 New Delhi According to a report submitted by Truecaller app which has over 250 million users globally India tops the list of countries most affected by spam calls It accounts for over 22 spam calls a month  Below India lie countries like the US Brazil Chile and South Africa averaging about 20 spam


  New Delhi Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited BSNL has declared discount for all its broadband offers The new offers are as follows 2 mbps unlimited broad band – Rs 599 INR Rural areas will have Rs 650 INR pack where in 15 gb of data is available at 2 mbps speed and after the limit is reached 1 gb mbp


 Air India has taken the primary steps to reduce wastage and cost and also to improve its catering services by stopping serving non vegetarian meals to passengers on board its domestic flights in its economy class segment The official statement from Air India states that “Air India has taken a consc


 The effects of GST have also hit the gold sales in India India ranks 2 in the consumer of Gold The precious metal is used for everything from wedding gifts to investments and it is expected that it will prove challenging to small scale artisans and retailers As per the GST the tax on gold has jumpe


London Kingfisher Airlines owner Vijay Mallya’s extradition case hearing to be held today at London’s Westminster Magistrate court Vijay Mallya is accused of financial fraud on defaulting on payment of loans worth around a staggering Rs 900 Crore INR Mallya was earlier arrested by Scotland Yard whic


New Delhi According to sources it is believed that the Snapdeal board has rejected an offer of 800 – 850 million USD approx 5500 Crore from Flipkart in regards to their takeover offer SoftBank – Snapdeal’s largest investors has been mediating over the sale for a few months SnapDeal is one of India’s


New Delhi Punjab National Bank PNB Maestro debit cards holders will face a card blockage if they fail to replace it with a more secure EMV chip based card by the end of this month The bank will not charge anything for the replacement and it will be provided free of cost The replacement is as per R


According to reports restaurants and bars across India will close early on June 30 to avoid confusion with the Goods and Service Tax GST which is to be launched on July 1st Restaurants which usually close at around 130 am will either shut early at 1130 pm or take orders only till midnight the repor


European Commission has fined Google a record 27 billion for abusing its market dominance as a search engine by giving illegal advantage to its shopping comparison service Google gave prominent placement to its service in search results and demoted those of rivals However Google claims its link help


Marketing is more of a vocation The best marketers have gone to school and learnt a lot about marketing but they also have a natural inclination to sell just about everything There are other marketeres who learn all the theory of marketing but never seem to flourish in the area This is possibly bac


Mumbai The Reserve Bank of India on Friday said it has not issued any instructions restricting the exchange of Qatari Riyals in the country The central bank came up with the clarification amid reports that certain authorised dealers persons are not undertaking sale or purchase of the Qatari currenc