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China’s marine output increase by 7 percent 2015

Beijing: China's marine economy generated 6 trillion yuan ($989 billion) in 2015, 7 percent more than in 2014, official data showed on Thursday. The sum accounted for about 9.6 percent....

GST network to be implemented soon across India

Bengaluru: As the world's largest open source project, the Goods and Services Taxes Network (GSTN) will be ready soon for implementation across the country, a top official said on Wednesday.....

Mukesh Ambani tops 84 Indian billionaires; Bill Gates world’s richest

Washington: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani again topped 84 Indian billionaires in Forbes 2016 list of the world's richest people once again headed by Bill Gates with a net worth....

US stocks open higher as oil continues to recover

New York: US stocks opened higher on Tuesday, the first trading day of March, as oil continued to recover and investors expected a further easing of monetary policies due to....

Jewellers oppose sales tax; want reversal of hike

New Delhi: A community of jewellers in the country decided to go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday in protest over the re-introduction of sales tax on gold jewellery after....

Moody’s, Fitch Ratings terms India’s Budget 2016 as credit positive

Chennai: Global credit rating agencies -- Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) and Fitch Ratings -- termed India's fiscal budget for 2016-17 as credit positive for sovereign rating, but pointed out certain....

Who is happy and who is sad post Budget 2016?

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday didn’t give relief to everyone and as it’s said you can’t make everyone happy – Jaitley couldn’t put a smile on everyone’s....

What’s cheap and what’s expensive post Budget 2016?

New Delhi: Decoding the Union Budget 2016-17 for the common man, we bring you a list of things that will be more expensive and a few things that will cost....

Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s 9 pillars to transform India

New Delhi: While addressing the Union Budget2016-17 in the Parliament Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday listed out 'nine pillars' including tax reforms, education and job creation, social sector, agriculture,....

Arun Jaitley’s top quotes from Budget 2016 speech

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday presented Union Budget 2016 in the Lok Sabha amid concerns over stagnating growth, the state of government finances and stuttering pace of....

Has the Modi govt walked the talk? Experts speak about Budget 2016

New Delhi: Is India really growing at 7.6 %? Many people think it’s a Jumla - an empty promise. Let’s take a look at what experts feel. Experts feel that....

Budget 2016: Mid-Term Full overview of Narendra Modi Government

New Delhi: Enough indications are coming up to suggest that the Union Budget for the fiscal year 2016-17 will primarily focus on stimulating growth without deviating too much from the fiscal....