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  • India less affected by global economic slowdown: Rajnath
    New Delhi, January 6 (IANS): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday claimed that India has been less affected than many other countries by the global economic slowdown.   Speaking at an event in Delhi's Ramlila Maidan organised by the…
  • First advance estimates of national income today
    New Delhi, January 6 (IANS): The Statistics Ministry will release the first advance estimates of National Income, or GDP, data 2019-20 on January 7 amidst an over six-year low growth of 4.5 per cent registered in the July-September period, and 5 per…
  • Shadow of FY20 budget's unfinished tasks on FY21 budget
    New Delhi, January 5 (IANS): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who will attain the distinction of presenting two budgets in less than a year, will be in focus in February as how she steers the economy out of one of the most challenging times…
  • Petrol, diesel prices up for 4th straight day as US strike roils oil market
    New Delhi, January 5 (PTI): Petrol and diesel prices rose for the fourth straight day on Sunday as global oil prices jumped after the US killed a top Iranian general, fanning fresh fears of conflict in the crude-rich Middle East.   Retail pump…
  • Onion prices increase again in Bangladesh
    Dhaka, January 5 (IANS): After a drop following imports and arrival of new produces, onion prices have shot up again in Bangladesh, it was reported.   Retailers were charging up to 180 taka for a kg of the kitchen staple on Friday after the…
  • Developments in West Asia to steer Indian equity market
    Mumbai, January 5 (IANS): With the US killing of the top Iran commander Qasem Soleimani tensions in the Middle East have reignited and any further development on this front would be the most importact factor for the Indian equity market, along with…
  • BSNL has identified properties worth over Rs 20,000 cr for monetisation: CMD
    New Delhi, January 5 (PTI): State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd has submitted details of 14 properties worth Rs 20,160 crore to the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) as part of the telecom corporations' ambitious asset…
  • Apple can make 2020 its strongest year in India
    New Delhi, January 5 (IANS): The year 2019 saw a complete turnaround in Apple's market share and presence in India, fuelled by attractive price drops on previous generation iPhone models (iPhone XR), affordable newer flagship premium models (iPhone…
  • Bluefin tuna sells for $1.8 million in Tokyo
    Bluefin tuna sells for $1.8 million in Tokyo
    Tokyo, January 5 (IANS): A bluefin tuna has sold for 193 million yen ($1.8 million) at the first auction of the year at Tokyo's Toyosu fish market - the second-highest price ever paid. The tuna, weighing 276 kilos and captured by a boat operating…
  • Rice War: China eats into African markets secured by India
    New Delhi, January 4 (IANS): As the buyer becomes the seller, India, the largest exporter of rice in the world, has a new competitor in the global market. From the key policy makers in Udyog Bhawan to the top millers exporting rice, everyone is…
  • SEBI modifies rating withdrawal norms for CRAs
    New Delhi, January 3 (IANS): The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday tightened the noose around the corporates, saying if companies are not cooperating with credit rating agencies (CRAs) on disclosure of loan defaults, then the…
  • Global App spending reached $277mn on Christmas
    San Francisco, January 4 (IANS): Consumer consolidated spending on the app stores totalled a record $277 million on Christmas Day 2019, showing a 18.7 per cent rise year on year.   Apple's App Store accounted for 70 per cent of spending between…
  • Fuel prices continue to surge amid tension in Middle East
    New Delhi, January 4 (IANS): The petrol and diesel prices continued to surge on Saturday as the price of petrol rose by 10-11 paise and that of diesel by 15-16 paise across all major cities.   According to the Indian Oil website, the petrol costs…
  • Despite $11mn dip, Tim Cook took home $125mn in 2019
    Despite $11mn dip, Tim Cook took home $125mn in 2019
    Apple CEO Tim Cook attends a meeting with Chinese app developers at an Apple store in Beijing, capital of China on May 16, 2016. (IANS  File Photo)   San Francisco, January 4 (IANS): A weaker-than-expected market performance last year resulted in…
  • RevFin, PNB MetLife tie up to offer life cover to customers
    New Delhi, January 3 (IANS): RevFin, India's leading digital lending start up, has partnered with PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited (PNB MetLife) to provide protection to the customers through life insurance on their loans. This…
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