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After Airports, ITDC Duty-free outlets to open at Seaports by 2020

After airports, ITDC duty-free outlets to open at seaports by 2020

Moving out of airports due to stiff competition from private players, the India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) is making a gradual comeback with duty-free outlets at seaports. Currently operating....

Government's good work led to upgradation in Moody's ratings: India Inc

Government's good work led to upgradation in Moody's ratings: India Inc

Echoing the government's views, Indian industry said on Friday, Moody's sovereign rating upgrade was in sync with the various government reform measures over the last three to four years. "Moody's....

Moody's upgrade: Cong says Modiji-Moody's pair failed to gauge ‘Mood of the Nation’

Moody's upgrade: Cong says Modiji-Moody's pair failed to gauge ‘Mood of the Nation’

The Government of India has welcomed Moody's India rating upgrade move, it seems that the Congress party, which severely critcised economic reforms like GST, not ban is not satisfied with the....

US Committee passes legislation to increase minimum salary to $90,000 for H1B visa holders

US Committee passes legislation to increase minimum salary to $90,000 for H1B visa holders

In a move that might come as a big blow to Indian professionals seeking job opportunities in the United States, a US Congressional committee on Wednesday passed a legislation that....

IAF chief BS Dhanoa refutes Rahul Gandhi's charges, says Rafale deal is cheaper, better than UPA's

IAF chief BS Dhanoa refutes Rahul Gandhi's charges; says Rafale deal is cheaper, better than UPA's

India's Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa has refuted accusations and charges made by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi who had hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government over....

Boost for Modi: Moody's upgrades India's rating to Baa2 after 13 years

Boost for PM Modi: Moody's upgrades India's rating to Baa2 after 13 years

In a boost to the Indian economy and a positive development for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the center which has been facing a lot of criticism over....

Stress on asset resolution, recapitalisation to improve banks' balance sheets

Stress on asset resolution, recapitalisation to improve banks' balance sheets

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral V Acharya on Thursday said asset resolution and bank recapitalisation are expected to strengthen bank balance sheets and improve their "ability and....

US House of Representatives approves tax cut plan

US House of Representatives approves tax cut plan

The US House of Representatives has approved its version of tax cut plan in an along-party-line vote and delivered a major legislative achievement. The 227-205 vote on Thursday marked a....

FM Arun Jaitley in Singapore invites businessmen to invest in India; lauds GST, note ban

FM Arun Jaitley in Singapore invites businessmen to invest in India; lauds GST, note ban

Pitching the idea of investing in India, which is one of the fastest growing economy in the world, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is currently on his Singapore trip has....

Tech giant Samsung Electronics elevates two key India executives to new leadership roles

Samsung Electronics elevates two key India executives to new leadership roles

Bullish on its robust growth in the Indian smartphone market amid big investment plans, Samsung Electronics has elevated its two key India executives to new leadership roles. Asim Warsi, currently....

US consumer group lists most dangerous toys of 2017

US consumer group lists most dangerous toys of 2017

A US consumer safety group has released its annual list of worst toys ahead of the holiday season. Fidget spinners, a Wonder Woman sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone were among....

New GST rates to come into effect from today; 177 items to be cheaper

New GST rates to come into effect from today; 177 items to be cheaper

Your food bill is not likely to burn a hole in your pocket from today as revised Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates have come into effect from Wednesday. In....