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Govt sweetens discom privatisation plan to attract investment

By Subhash Narayan, Sep 24 (IANS) The government has sweetened the deal to privatise state-owned power distributions operations in Union Territories as 100 per...

Feeling of burnout increases among global workforce: Microsoft

San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) If youve been feeling overwhelmed at work lately, you are not alone as a new Microsoft study has shown...

GST: Two-year extension of compensation cess to get approval

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The GST Council is likely to approve a two-year extension of compensation cess levy on goods and services to...

Radical reforms will revive banking, financial sectors: Bankers

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Radical reforms, and not restructuring, holds the key to reform of the banking and financial sector as current policies...

SEBI may issue norms for minimum holding in liquid assets for MFs

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may soon come up with guidelines to mandate minimum asset allocation...

SEBI not forcing anyone to invest in mid or small cap companies: Ajay Tyagi

Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As the market regulator's recent change in norms regarding constitution of multi-cap funds continues to cause some discomfort among mutual...

SEBI issues framework for negative pricing in commodity futures

Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Post the settlement mayhem in crude oil futures on the Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) in April, the Securities and Exchange Board...

Penetration of electric vehicles to remain low in medium-term in PVs, CVs: ICRA

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) Ratings agency ICRA on Monday said domestic penetration of electric vehicles (EV) will remain low in the medium-term in...

India turns net steel exporter to China for first time in years

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Even as various restrictions are being looked by government agencies to curb Chinese imports, the neighbouring country has provided...

Google Pay rolls out NFC-Based tokenised card payment in India

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Google Pay in collaboration with Visa and banking partners on Monday rolled out tokenisation across its platform, enabling users...

Equity Market

SEBI not forcing anyone to invest in mid or small cap companies: Ajay Tyagi

Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As the market regulator's recent change in norms regarding constitution of multi-cap funds continues to cause some discomfort among mutual...

SEBI issues framework for negative pricing in commodity futures

Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Post the settlement mayhem in crude oil futures on the Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) in April, the Securities and Exchange Board...

Sebi to empanel securities market trainers for investor education initiative

New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) Sebi on Friday invited applications from individuals and entities to be empanelled as Securities Market Trainers (SMARTs) to shore...

Sebi invites application to process, maintain investor complaints

New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) Capital markets watchdog Sebi plans to rope in an agency to process and maintain records of investor complaints received...

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CAG finds issues in MEIS module, use of wrong forex rates

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has found deficiencies in the module...

FB, YouTube, Twitter ink pact with advertisers on hate speech

San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) After months of intensive talks with major advertisers, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed to adopt a common set...

Ayushmann Khurrana among 5 Indians in Time list of Influential People

Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian actor Ayushmann Khurrana is in the Time magazine list of 100 Most Influential People this year.The National Award-winning Bollywood...

Govt sweetens discom privatisation plan to attract investment

By Subhash Narayan, Sep 24 (IANS) The government has sweetened the deal to privatise state-owned power distributions operations in Union Territories as 100 per...

Work from home culture to continue even after pandemic ends: Bill Gates

Mumbai, Sep 23 (PTI) The work from home culture has worked well and many companies will continue with the system even after the coronavirus...

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Indian Economy

GST: Two-year extension of compensation cess to get approval

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The GST Council is likely to approve a two-year extension of compensation cess levy on goods and services to...

Radical reforms will revive banking, financial sectors: Bankers

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Radical reforms, and not restructuring, holds the key to reform of the banking and financial sector as current policies...

Business sentiments recover, weak demand continues: CII Survey

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With the gradual lifting of the restrictions on economic activities across the country, business sentiments have recovered with the...

No record of MSMEs shut down amid pandemic: Govt

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After claiming that the government has no data on the deaths of migrant labourers amid the nationwide lockdown as well...

Credit outlook moderately negative for gold jewellery retailers: Crisil

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Slack demand, resulting in lower cash accrual, along with elevated inventory levels and curtailed bank finance, will lead to...

National News

Labour reforms will ensure well-being of workers, give economic boost: PM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed the passage of key labour reform bills by Parliament, saying it will...

PM Modi asks states to focus on micro-containment zones

New Delhi, Sep 23 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked states to reassess if lockdowns of one or two days are effective...

Tomar takes additional charge of Food Processing ministry

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday assumed additional charge as the Minister of...

India successfully flight-tests Make In India target drone Abhyas

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS): India on Tuesday successfully flight tested Abhyas, a high-speed target drone for practice of weapon systems with realistic threat...

India, China agree to implement political leaders’ consensus over border dispute

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India and China agreed to implement the consensus reached by theirs leaders over the border issue during the 14-hour-long...

NEP will help create jobs, entrepreneurs: Pokhriyal

Guwahati, Sep 22 (PTI) Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday said the NEP will facilitate creating of jobs and entrepreneurs and help the country''s...

Technology

FB, YouTube, Twitter ink pact with advertisers on hate speech

San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) After months of intensive talks with major advertisers, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed to adopt a common set...

We must build people’s trust in technology: Satya Nadella

Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) At a time when Big Tech is facing its biggest challenge in maintaining privacy of its users and fighting various...

Microsoft takes on AWS, unveils Azure Orbital to enter space biz

Seattle, Sep 23 (IANS) In a bid to take on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the field of space Cloud business, Microsoft on Tuesday...

Google to nurture 20 Indian startups for Startups Accelerator programme

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced the fourth batch of its Google for Startups (GFS) Accelerator programme with 20 startups who...

Travel bug hits people, digital skills to boost recovery: Google

San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) After living months in isolation during the pandemic, the travel bug has hit millions of people and according to...

ASUS enters commercial PC market in India with 11 products

Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) ASUS India, the Indian arm of Taiwanese IT major, on Monday forayed into the commercial PC market in India with...

World News

Work from home culture to continue even after pandemic ends: Bill Gates

Mumbai, Sep 23 (PTI) The work from home culture has worked well and many companies will continue with the system even after the coronavirus...

Take sustained, irreversible action against terror: US envoy tells Pak

By Hamza Ameer, (IANS) William Todd, the nominated United States Ambassador to Pakistan, has conveyed the Trump administration's expectations stating that "Pakistan must take...

People with ‘silent’ Covid-19 may have key role in spread

Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) People with 'silent' or asymptomatic Covid-19 infection have as much coronavirus in their noses and throats as those with symptoms,...

No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

Geneva, Sep 23 (IANS) World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any...

UN should hold China responsible for COVID-19 pandemic: Trump

By Arul Louis, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump lashed out against China on Tuesday demanding that the UN should hold Beijing responsible...

Without comprehensive reforms, UN faces ‘crisis of confidence’: PM Modi

United Nations, Sep 22 (PTI) The United Nations faces a "crisis of confidence” without comprehensive reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, asserting that...