Tushar Mehta appointed as Solicitor General

NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday appointed Tushar Mehta as the Solicitor General - the second top most government lawyer after Attorney General.

Datsun India launches the bold and stylish new GO and GO+

NEW DELHI: Datsun India, today launched the highly-anticipated new Datsun GO and Datsun GO+ for the stylish influential, young, progressive and dynamic Indian customers. At an introductory price of INR 3.29 Lakh for the GO and INR 3.83 Lakh, for the GO+ ,these offerings boast an attractive proposition of new design with an array of advanced features for evolving customers.  Deliveries to new owners will commence today at all Nissan and Datsun dealerships across the country.

Applications open for International Craft Awards (ICA) 2018

NEW DELHI: Craft Village, announces application open for the forthcoming International Craft Awards 2018. The awards have been instituted to recognize not only the Craftsperson and Artisans, but also everyone working for the Craft Sector, be it organizations, Institutions, Professionals, Designers, and collective efforts of a Village, Community etc. So far most of the Craft Awards are only limited to Artisans and Craftsperson only.

GST collection crosses Rs 94,000 cr in September

NEW DELHI:Despite reduced tax rates on several items, revenue collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at Rs 94,442 crore in September after sliding to Rs 93,960 crore in August.

Govt takes IL&FS to NCLT; seeks dismissal of Board

MUMBAI:  Facing mounting criticism from the Congress party, the Central government has moved the top corporate tribunal in the country for a change of management at the beleaguered IL&FS.

Equity indices open in red

MUMBAI: The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Monday amidst mixed cues from the Asian markets.

Airtel begins early delivery of iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max

CHANDIGARH:l Airtel today began the delivery of the iPhone Xs and iPhone­ Xs Max to select customers through its flagship retail stores. Paramjit Singh Patwalia from Sector 10, Chandigarh, who pre-booked his/her smartphone on Airtel Online Store, is amongst the first few customers in India to get his iPhone Xs Max. 

Pakistan committed to completing CPEC, supports China on core issues: Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani said on Friday that Pakistan is committed to completing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and will support China over issues of its core interests.

RBI withdraws permission to open Bandhan Bank new branches, freezes chief's pay

KOLKATA:  Private-lender Bandhan Bank on Friday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) withdrew its general permission to open new branches and froze the remuneration of the lender's MD and CEO Chandra Shekhar Ghosh till further notice as it failed to comply with a licensing condition.

SBI expects 53% recovery from first list of 12 stressed accounts

KOLKATA: The SBI, which has introduced an "intermediary credit review mechanism", is expecting a recovery of around 53 per cent of its exposure in the RBI's first list of 12 stressed accounts, referred to NCLT for corporate insolvency resolution, an official said on Friday.

Paytm Mall offers exchange bonus to iPhone XS, XS Max buyers

NEW DELHI: There is good news for those who want to have an iPhone XS or XS Max as Paytm Mall is offering an exchange bonus of Rs 7,000 to prospective buyers in addition to the exchange value of their old phones.

Nifty below 11,000-mark, Sensex down 230 points ahead of F&O expiry

MUMBAI: The key Indian equity indices traded on a negative note during the afternoon session on Thursday, reversing all the initial gains, with the NSE Nifty50 falling below the psychological level of 11,000 points.

Facebook executive calls WhatsApp co-founder 'low-class'

SAN FRANCISCO: Denying WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton's claims that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to undermine the instant messaging app's encryption technology, a top Facebook executive called Acton "low-class".

Key Indian equity indices open in green

MUMBAI:The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher despite a muted trend in Asian markets and rate hike by the US Federal Reserve.

SBI to sell 4% stake in SBI General Insurance, post regulatory approvals

MUMBAI:  Lending major State Bank of India (SBI) will divest four per cent stake in SBI General Insurance company for Rs 481.73 crore post regulatory approvals

Markets open on high note

MUMBAI: The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade.

Govt expects recovery of Rs 1.8 lakh crore bad loans in FY19

NEW DELHI:  The government expects recovery of around Rs 1.8 lakh crore worth of bad loans during the current fiscal through measures like the insolvency and bankruptcy code and debt recovery tribunals.

Australian bank goes digital with Infosys cloud software

BENGALURU:  Software major Infosys said on Tuesday that Australian Military Bank (AMB) in Sydney went live digitally on the Finacle cloud platform of its subsidiary EdgeVerve Systems.

Key equity indices open in red

MUMBAI:  The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Tuesday, owing to a weak rupee and rising crude oil prices.

India has potential to triple its trade with South Asia: World Bank

KOLKATA:  India has the potential to more than triple its trade with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday.


Opinion Poll