Facebook is making it easier to find blood donors in India

Facebook is making it easier to find blood donors in India

29 Sep 2017

​Facebook will roll out a new feature next month to connect blood donors and blood banks with those seeking them. The feature, said Facebook CEO and c

Market Now: IT stocks gain as Accenture results beat estimates

Market Now: IT stocks gain as Accenture results beat estimates

29 Sep 2017

​Shares of IT companies were trading higher in early trade after Accenture's quarterly revenue beat estimates and their forecast for growth in fiscal

Takeoff within 5 minutes of ATC clearance or go to end of queue, says DGCA to airlines

Takeoff within 5 minutes of ATC clearance or go to end of queue, says DGCA to airlines

29 Sep 2017

​Aviation watchdog DGCA has ordered that if a flight does not initiate takeoff within five minutes of air traffic control (ATC) clearance, it will be

Govt plans Rs 2.08 lakh cr borrowing in Oct-March, sticks to 3.2% fiscal deficit despite pressure to spend

Govt plans Rs 2.08 lakh cr borrowing in Oct-March, sticks to 3.2% fiscal deficit despite pressure to spend

29 Sep 2017

​New Delhi: The Centre plans to borrow Rs 2.08 lakh crore from the market in the second half of 2017-18, a top official said on Thursday, reiterating

Railways to engage with Isro for rail safety, says Piyush Goyal

Railways to engage with Isro for rail safety, says Piyush Goyal

29 Sep 2017

​New Delhi: Indian Railways is working with the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) to devise safety mechanisms to make travel by trains more sa

World Heart Day 2017: Nearly Half of Indian Female Population at Risk of Heart Ailments

World Heart Day 2017: Nearly Half of Indian Female Population at Risk of Heart Ailments

29 Sep 2017

​According to a survey conducted by a leading diagnostic chain, close to 50% women in India have alarming cholesterol levels. "Forty eight percent of

Niti Aayog vice chairman says economic downturn is over, GDP growth to improve in next two quarters

Niti Aayog vice chairman says economic downturn is over, GDP growth to improve in next two quarters

28 Sep 2017

​Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday said the economic downturn, which start during the last two years of the Congress-led United Progr

Soon, pay for parking outside your home

Soon, pay for parking outside your home

28 Sep 2017

​NEW DELHI: Parking your vehicle in Delhi, even near your home, is soon going to be an expensive proposition. According to new rules that are set to b

July GST payment: Just Rs 12,000 cr transitional credit admitted

July GST payment: Just Rs 12,000 cr transitional credit admitted

28 Sep 2017

​Just Rs 12,000 crore, or less than a fifth of the Rs 65,000 crore transitional credit claims received in respect of the central excise and service ta

Modi govt's policy U-turn may harm 'Make in India' drive

Modi govt's policy U-turn may harm 'Make in India' drive

28 Sep 2017

​Surprise policy shifts, such as an apparent U-turn over a locomotive deal with General Electric, risk undermining Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flag

Market Live: Sensex rebounds, Nifty above 9700 ahead of expiry; rupee recovers too

Market Live: Sensex rebounds, Nifty above 9700 ahead of expiry; rupee recovers too

28 Sep 2017

Highest rollover was observed in DHFL (80 percent), JSW Steel (76 percent), Indiabulls Real Estate (74 percent), Bharat Forge (71 percent) and Bharat

Rupee weakens further against US dollar, hits fresh 6-month low

Rupee weakens further against US dollar, hits fresh 6-month low

27 Sep 2017

​Mumbai: Indian rupee on Wednesday weakened further for the fifth consecutive session to hit fresh six-month low against the US dollar on continued li

Market Live: Sensex falls over 150 points, Nifty near 9,800, ICICI Lombard down 3% on debut

Market Live: Sensex falls over 150 points, Nifty near 9,800, ICICI Lombard down 3% on debut

27 Sep 2017

​Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 150 points on Wednesday against the previous session’s closing. The broader NSE’s Nifty, too, fell. The Indian rupee

Two months of GST, tax collection falls 3.6% in August

Two months of GST, tax collection falls 3.6% in August

27 Sep 2017

​Union and state governments collected R90,669 crore as goods and service tax (GST) in August, 3.6% less than what was collected in July, the first mo

Flying domestic? Soon you will need only Aadhaar number to board flights

Flying domestic? Soon you will need only Aadhaar number to board flights

26 Sep 2017

​Similar to marquee airports such as Schiphol (Amsterdam), Brisbane and Hamad (Doha), travellers could soon enter Indian airports without flashing the

Rupee plummets to a fresh 6-month low: 5 reasons why

Rupee plummets to a fresh 6-month low: 5 reasons why

26 Sep 2017

​The Indian rupee dropped to a fresh 6-month low in afternoon trade on Tuesday over pessimism amid the forex market as the fears of fund outflows from

What does an IPO priced at 202 times earnings say about our markets?

What does an IPO priced at 202 times earnings say about our markets?

26 Sep 2017

​Prataap Snacks Ltd’s initial public offering (IPO), like others in the recent past, has been a breeze. It sold the maximum permissible 30% of its iss

Saubhagya scheme: All you necessary  to know

Saubhagya scheme: All you necessary to know

26 Sep 2017

​New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Rs16,320-crore Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, or Saubhagya, on Monday evening to pr

Delhi Metro ride to get costlier again, fare hike expected  from October 10

Delhi Metro ride to get costlier again, fare hike expected from October 10

26 Sep 2017

​Delhi Metro rides will get more expensive from October, as the fares are set to increase for a second time this year starting October. However, the h

SBI cuts minimum balance requirement in savings account to Rs 3,000

SBI cuts minimum balance requirement in savings account to Rs 3,000

26 Sep 2017

​Faced with outcry over levying fees for failing to maintain monthly average balance (MAB) in savings bank account, State Bank of India has slashed ch