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For investments, India emerges 5th most attractive market: PwC survey

For investments, India emerges 5th most attractive market: PwC Survey

A survey outcome that will provide more power to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the plenary session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Tuesday, according to....

IMF projects India as fastest growing economy at 7.4% GDP in 2018-19

IMF projects India as fastest growing economy at 7.4% GDP in 2018-19

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday reaffirmed that India's economy is projected to grow by 7.4 % in the next fiscal year, regaining the rank of the world's fastest-growing....

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to skip World Economic Forum at Davos

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to skip World Economic Forum at Davos

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will give the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss town of Davos a miss since he is busy with the Union Budget to be....

World Economic Forum 2018: Shah Rukh Khan recreates signature pose in Davos

World Economic Forum 2018: Shah Rukh Khan recreates signature pose in Davos

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is in Davos to receive an honour at the 24th Annual Crystal Awards, recreated his signature open arms pose here in a middle of a....

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Uday Kotak on India in WEF 2018: Like Trump’s ‘America First’ policy India too needs to get its messaging right

Before Prime Minister Narendra Modi touchdown Davos for his address at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (WEF) where he will present India as an open economy, billionaire banker Uday Kotak asserted....

India ranks lower than China and Pakistan in inclusive development index of World Economic Forum

India ranks lower than China and Pakistan in inclusive development index of World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked India at the 62nd position in a list of emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index. India's ranking is much lower than China's 26th....

Clients positive despite setback for some: Wipro Chief Executive

Clients positive despite setback for some: Wipro Chief Executive

Software major Wipro's global clients were positive on demand for IT services in 2018 despite some customer specific uncertainty, said a top official on Friday. "Calendar year 2018 commentary from....

Crude at $60 conducive to revenue growth: Air India CMD

Crude at $60 conducive to revenue growth: Air India CMD

Crude oil prices at around $60 per barrel are the "ideal" level for Air India to sustain its new-found revenue growth, the airline's Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Pradeep Singh....

GST slashed on 29 items, 54 services: Here is what will get cheaper

GST slashed on 29 items, 54 services: Here is what will get cheaper

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) council on Thursday held its 25th meeting where it approved the change in the tax rates of 29 goods and 53 categories. The council....

US stocks close lower on earnings, data

US stocks close lower on earnings, data

US stocks closed lower as investors digested the sharp gains made in the previous session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday lost 97.84 points, or 0.37 %, to 26,017.81,....

'WhatsApp Business' launched, coming to India soon

WhatsApp Business application launched, coming to India soon

 To help businesses communicate better with their customers globally including in India, WhatsApp on Thursday launched "WhatsApp Business" a free-to-download Android app for small businesses. The new app will make....

Budget 2018-19: Date, time and what to expect from the Union Budget

Union Budget 2018: Date, time and what to expect

The wait for the Union Budget 2018-19 will end on February 1 when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present NDA government's last full-fledged budget before Lok Sabha polls 2019. Before....

GST Council slashes rates on 29 items, 54 services

GST Council slashes rates on 29 items, 54 services

The Goods and Services Tax Council on Thursday decided to slash the GST rate on 54 services and 29 items, including old and used motor vehicles, public transport buses run....

After Asian markets get set to eliminate cryptocurrency, Bitcoin trading to be banned in China: Reports

After Asian markets get set to eliminate cryptocurrency, Bitcoin trading to be banned in China: Reports

The cryptocurrency lovers in China will soon to face a major crackdown as the country is planning to cut off every access to the platforms that let people trade the....

Leading Indian American tax expert Neeraj Bhatia honoured with Hind Rattan award

Leading Indian American tax expert Neeraj Bhatia honoured with Hind Rattan award

Leading Indian American tax consultant and certified public accountant Neeraj Bhatia has been conferred with the prestigious Hind Rattan Award for 2018. Bhatia is an accomplished accounting professional with over....

US trade deficit with China not sustainable, President Donald Trump warns Xi

US trade deficit with China not sustainable, President Donald Trump warns Xi

President Donald Trump warned his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, that Washington's trade deficit with China "has continued to grow" and that the situation "is not sustainable," the White House said....

Sugar remains sweet as prices slump

Sugar remains sweet as prices slump

There is good news for those with a sweet tooth. Sugar prices have fallen in the last one month and are expected to remain low for the coming months. The....

Reliance Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Tuesday the Jio network will cover 100 percent of West Bengal's population by December 2018 and also committed over Rs 5,000 crore of....

Petrol price at 3-year peak, diesel price witnesses record high

Petrol price at 3-year peak, diesel price witnesses record high

In a concern for the common man, prices of diesel and petrol are on all-time high in the past three years since 2014. According to a data, Petrol is being....

Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018, claims Mukesh Ambani

Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said the Jio network will cover 100 percent of West Bengal's population by December 2018 and also committed over Rs 5,000 crore of....

Ramdev pushes for digital India; Patanjali products to be available on Big Basket, Flipkart, Amazon

Ramdev pushes for digital India; Patanjali products to be available on Big Basket, Flipkart, Amazon

After teaching yoga for years and launching his own line of products — Pataljali, Ramdev has now entered into an agreement with the e-commerce websites. The partnership is done in....

IMF wants China to review trade restrictions for global economy

IMF wants China to review trade restrictions for global economy

As a key growth driver, China should review its trade and investment restrictions for improving the global economy, a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said on Monday. "China should....

AirAsia India offers tickets to 7 cities at base fare of Rs 99; check out all the details here

AirAsia India offers tickets to 7 cities at base fare of Rs 99; check out all the details here

Low-cost carrier AirAsia India announced on Sunday that it will be flying passengers to seven domestic routes at a mere base fare of Rs 99 from Monday. "The promotional fares....

India is 30th on World Economic Forum manufacturing index

India is 30th on World Economic Forum manufacturing index

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Sunday ranked India at the 30th position on a global manufacturing index, five places below China, but higher than the other BRICS members Brazil,....

Equity indices surge to new highs on global cues, buying support

Equity indices surge to new highs on global cues, buying support

Despite a sudden sell-off blip following a public attack on the Chief Justice of India by four senior colleagues, the key equity indices of the Indian stock markets on Friday....

CEO Salil Parekh to build stronger Infosys, connect with founders

CEO Salil Parekh to build stronger Infosys, connect with founders

Terming the global software major a phenomenal company started by people with a great vision, newly-appointed Chief Executive Salil Parkeh on Friday exuded confidence in building a stronger Infosys. "This....

Took action on members in Satyam case: ICAI

Took action on members in Satyam case: ICAI

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on Friday said that it has taken action against members in the Satyam case, however, it has "no powers" to take action....

Kodak latches onto cryptocurrency fever: Reports

Kodak latches onto cryptocurrency fever: Reports

Shares of Eastman Kodak more than doubled after the company waded into the digital-currency world with plans to launch an initial coin offering, media reports on Thursday said. Kodak had....

How well is Apple doing in India?

How well is Apple doing in India?

Given the current market conditions in India for smartphones, it appears that Steve Jobs, the late Apple co-founder, was prophetic: He did not consider this country a significant opportunity. Let's....

Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari 'attacks' Indian Navy for obstructing Mumbai development

Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari 'attacks' Indian Navy for obstructing Mumbai development; Congress calls BJP 'pseudo-nationalist'

In an unprecedented "attack", Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday slammed the Indian Navy for creating obstacles in "development projects in Mumbai", including opposing the plans for a floating....