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India’s economy to grow 7.1% this year, 7.5% in 2018, UN report says.

India is expected to clock 7.1% growth this year before edging up to 7.5% in 2018, according to a UN report, which warned that the country faces heightened risks related to the concentration...............

After amla juice fails test, Ramdev’s Patanjali comes up with ‘chamatkari’ wheat seed, chilli.

Patanjali Ayurveda, the Haridwar-based Ayurveda firm promoted by yoga guru Ramdev, has developed a new variety of wheat seed and chilly in a bid to shore up its image after a couple of its products,..........

Is Maruti Suzuki planning to bring Kizashi back to India?

Remember Kizashi, that long supreme sedan from Suzuki? Maruti Suzuki might get that big player back in the field..............

Sensex ends below 30,000-mark: Maruti, Bajaj Auto, HeroMoto rise.

Robust factory output and auto sales boosted investor sentiment on Tuesday with the Sensex reclaiming 30,000-level in early trade on Tuesday.............

India needs policies to ensure farmers get better prices, says Niti Aayog’s Panagariya.

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya today said there is a need to formulate proper policies to ensure farmers get better prices for produce and asserted that there is no question of taxing...........

Real Estate Act comes into force today, only 13 states notify rules.

The much awaited Real Estate Act comes into force on Monday with a promise of protecting the right of consumers and ushering in transparency but only 13 states and UTs have so far notified rules.............

Petrol, diesel prices to be revised daily in 5 cities from today.

Petrol and diesel prices will be revised on a daily basis from Monday in five cities as a part of a pilot project..............

U.S. to probe Japanese, German automakers over alleged patent violations.

The United States will begin an investigation into whether thermoplastic components used in some Japanese and German vehicle models sold in the country violate its patent laws, trade authorities...........

Twenty-First Century Fox in talks with Blackstone to buy Tribune: Sources.

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is in talks with Blackstone Group LP about submitting an offer to buy Tribune Media Co, one of the largest U.S. television station operators, sources familiar..........

Oil prices inch down on high stocks, weak China factories survey.

Oil prices edged lower on Monday, undermined by a weak manufacturers survey out of China, and despite talk that OPEC-led crude oil output cuts could be extended when oil priducers meet later ............

Patanjali to wipe out MNCs from Indian market in 5 yrs, Ramdev says.

Yoga guru Ramdev said on Sunday that Patanjali Ayurveda, promoted by him, will steal the march over multinational firms manufacturing consumer products..........

Deal reached on US spending, shutdown likely averted.

US congressional leaders have reached a deal on a federal spending bill which if passed by lawmakers this week will avert a government shutdown, a top lawmaker and congressional aides said...........

Petrol price hiked by 1 paisa, diesel by 44 paisa a litre.

Petrol price was hiked on Sunday by a marginal 1 paisa per litre and diesel by 44 paisa a litre, the second increase in rates this month...............

HP, Leo Burnett make smart poles for roads that honk to alert drivers on blind turns.

Safety equipment in vehicles only limits the impact of accidental damage, and does not actually prevent the..........

Commerce ministry gears up to level ‘mountain’ of pending technology patents.

Facing criticism for high pendency of technology patents over the last 10 years, the Union ministry of commerce and industry has announced that it will take steps................

GST to push growth in India to over 8%, ‘impressed by work done’: IMF.

The ambitious Goods and Services Tax to be implemented from July 1 would help raise India’s medium-term growth to above 8%, the International Monetary Fund has said adding that the reforms......

Airbag maker Takata shares plunge nearly 20% on bankruptcy report.

Takata shares dropped nearly 20% on Thursday after a media report said the embattled Japanese airbag maker was considering filing for bankruptcy protection .......

Markets near all-time high: Five things retail investors must know.

Indian share markets are at a dizzy height with the Nifty crossing past the life high 9,300-level while........

PVR Cinemas signs five-theatre deal with IMAX.

Multiplex chain PVR Ltd. on Wednesday signed an agreement with IMAX Corporation to add five more IMAX theatres in the Indian market. Through this rollout, PVR cinemas will reach a count of 10 IMAX screens.....

Kotak Mahindra Bank Q4 net jumps over 40% at Rs 976 cr.

Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank’s standalone net profit jumped 40.3% to Rs 976.48 crore during the last quarter ended March 2017..................

Maruti Suzuki’s Q4 profit up 16% on higher sales of premium models.

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country’s top-selling car maker, posted a 16% rise in fourth-quarter profit on higher sales of premium models such as the Brezza SUV and Baleno hatchback.................

Sensex hits new high of 30,184 intra-day, ends lower as Trump tax plan fails to cheer investors.

Indian shares touched new intra-day highs on Thursday tracking positive cues from Asia but gave up gains as Europe traded in the red.............

Paytm launches Digital Gold, enables long-term wealth creation.

On the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, online payment platform Paytm on Thursday announced its collaboration with India’s only Internationally Accredited Refinery MMTC-PAMP to launch Digital Gold..............

Govt extends service tax return filing date to Apr 30.

The Centre has extended the last date for filing service tax return by five days to April 30, in a relief to lakhs of service providers...........

Cash-rich govt-run companies to revive 4 fertiliser plants.

Cash-rich coal, power and oil PSUs will jointly invest about Rs 30,000 crore to revive four mothballed fertiliser plants by 2020-21 to make India self- sufficient in urea production and cut imports........

Modi reviews infra projects, calls for new tech to ramp up roads, coal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged his officials to explore new technologies for ramping up road-building and boosting coal output, as part of the broader objective of pushing economic growth..........

Jaitley rules out tax on farm income as proposed by Niti Aayog.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday ruled out tax on farm income, as proposed by the government’s think tank Niti Aayog in its long term vision document................

Sensex makes history, closes at over 30,000; Nifty reaches all-time high.

India’s benchmark BSE Sensex closed over the 30,000-mark and Nifty hit all-time high on Wednesday, tracking global cues and investors who are upbeat on prospects of faster economic growth...........

Modi reviews infra projects, calls for new tech to ramp up roads, coal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged his officials to explore new technologies for ramping up road-building and boosting coal output, as part of the broader objective of pushing economic growth........

Jaitley rules out tax on farm income as proposed by Niti Aayog.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday ruled out tax on farm income, as proposed by the government’s think tank Niti Aayog in its long term vision document...............

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