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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....

Spain's first Bitcoin-only apartment sale goes on real estate market

Spain's first Bitcoin-only apartment sale goes on real estate market

A residential attic in the center of the Catalonian city in Spain became the first Spanish real estate property that has been put on the market only for Bitcoins. Bitcoin....

India one of most important markets to sell, develop products: Lenovo CEO

India one of most important markets to sell, develop products: Lenovo CEO

India is one of the most important markets for Lenovo to not only sell its products, but to develop them, a top official of the Fortune 500 company said. Yang....

Cabinet approves 100% FDI in retail, construction

Cabinet approves 100% FDI in retail, construction

In major changes liberalising foreign direct investment in key sectors, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 100% foreign investment in single-brand retail trading (SBRT) and construction development and decided to open....

Clearing the air! Cabinet allows up to 49% foreign investment in Air India

Clearing the air! Cabinet allows up to 49% foreign investment in Air India

Foreign airlines can now invest up to 49% in national carrier Air India under the Government approval route after receiving a green signal from the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs....

Indian economy has enormous growth potential, says World Bank

Indian economy has enormous growth potential, says World Bank

In a positive review about India's economic growth, the World Bank has said that the country has enormous growth potential if compared to other emerging economies of the world. Even....

Asean centrality essential for Indo-Pacific peace, prosperity: India

Asean centrality essential for Indo-Pacific peace, prosperity: India

India on Sunday reiterated that the leadership and centrality of the southeast Asian region is essential for the peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region. "Asean has reached the golden....

NBFCs must adopt tech to attract private equity funds: Assocham

NBFCs must adopt tech to attract private equity funds: Assocham

Though Indian non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) are growing in market share at a time when the banking system is grappling with the bad loans issue, they will have to keep....

Need GST anti-profiteering rules to avoid price rise: Confederation of Indian Industry

Need GST anti-profiteering rules to avoid price rise: Confederation of Indian Industry

Noting that the GST anti-profiteering clause could lead to hardship, industry chamber Assocham on Sunday urged more clarity in rules to curb price hike arising from a rollout of the....

Now, avail 1 GB data everyday on Reliance Jio's Rs 149 plan

Now avail 1 GB data everyday on Reliance Jio's Rs 149 plan

Reliance Jio has announced new recharge offers under its 'Happy New Year Plan 2018'. The users will now be able to use 1GB data every day at a recharge of....