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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....

Rise in food prices accelerates India's wholesale price inflation

Rise in food prices accelerates India's wholesale price inflation

An exponential rise in food prices accelerated India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 3.59 % in October. According to data from the Ministry of Commerce and....

Microsoft founder Bill Gates invests $50m to fight Alzheimer's

Microsoft founder Bill Gates invests $50m to fight Alzheimer's

Joining the fight against Alzheimer's, Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Monday announced a $50 million Dementia Discovery Investment Fund from his personal wealth to find a cure for the brain-wasting....

No extra GST liability on supplies to UN bodies, claims Government

No extra GST liability on supplies to UN bodies, claims Government

The government on Monday clarified that supplies to foreign diplomatic missions and United Nations (UN) organisations will not have any additional impact on the businesses tax liability. Amid reports of....

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 gets a price cut in India

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4 gets price cut in India

We have some good news for customers looking to buy a new smartphone. Chinese company Xiaomi has reduced the price of two variants of its popular smartphone Redmi Note 4....

Rejoice air travellers! AirAsia offers base fare at Rs 99 for domestic travel and Rs 444 for international travel

Rejoice air travellers! AirAsia offers base fare at Rs 99 for domestic travel and Rs 444 for international travel

We have got some great news for air passengers as budget airline AirAsia India is offering flights at a starting base price of Rs 99 for domestic destinations and Rs....