New limit for reporting gold transactions soon: Government

NEW DELHI, October 8 (PTI): The government will soon notify a new threshold for reporting to authorities about transactions in gold and other precious metals and stones with a view to curb parking of black money in bullion, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said.   The government had on Friday reversed its August order of bringing […]

NE festival in the capital this weekend

New Delhi, September 8 (PTI): Handicrafts, art and culture and cuisine of the Northeast will be showcased at a festival to be held over the weekend here at the India Gate lawns.   The ‘North East Calling’ festival will help promote the heritage of the region and create awareness on business and tourism opportunities there. […]

Bike borne men snatch Meghalaya woman’s purse in New Delhi

New Delhi, July 10 (PTI): Two bike-borne men allegedly snatched the purse of a woman, who was travelling in an autorickshaw, and fled the spot at south-east Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar, the police said today.   The woman from Meghalaya also sustained injuries as she fell off the autorickshaw while trying to thwart the snatching attempt […]

India to be star performer; China to slow down in 2016

New Delhi, January 10 (PTI): India will be a “star performer” among emerging market economies and is expected to clock 7.7 per cent growth in 2016, outshining China for the second consecutive year, a PwC report says.   According to the global consultancy firm, of the emerging economies, only India is expected to grow faster […]