Britannia net up 6% at Rs 211 cr

May 26: Biscuit maker Britannia Industries (BIL) on Thursday reported 6% year-on-year rise in net profit at Rs 211 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 2017

SAIL supplies 90% steel to India’s longest Dhola-Sadiya bridge

May 26: State-run SAIL is the largest supplier of steel for the country’s longest river bridge -- Dhola-Sadiya -- in Assam, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow.

Gadkari for cut in GST on hybrid cars

May 26: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that he will urge Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to bring down the GST rate on hybrid vehicles

Online booking popular among travellers

May 26: Travellers appear to be motivated by online travel deals more than loyalty towards an airline or a hotel, according to a study by

Trai bars telecom firms from offering discriminatory tariff

May 26: Banning telecom companies from offering discriminatory tariff to subscribers of the same category, the Trai on Thursday asked all service providers to submit their plans to the regulator within seven days of their launch.

Sensex breaches 31,000-mark, Nifty nears 9,600

May 26: Benchmark Sensex soared past the 31,000-mark for the first time today on sustained fund inflows amid robust corporate earnings.

Sad over recent IT layoffs, says Narayana Murthy

May 26: Founder Chairman of Infosys N R Narayana Murthy today expressed sadness over the IT companies laying off their employees as part of their cost cutting strategy.

EPFO may reduce PF Contributions to 10%

May 26: Trustees of retirement fund body EPFO may approve a proposal tomorrow to reduce the mandatory contributions toward social security schemes run by it to 10 per cent for workers as well as employers.

ITC Q4 net profit up 12% to Rs 2,669.47 cr

May 26: Diversified firm ITC today reported 12.13 per cent increase in standalone net profit to Rs 2,669.47 crore for the fourth quarter of 2016-17.

Saurabh Agarwal named Tata Sons CFO

May 23: One of India’s most successful investment bankers Saurabh Agarwal has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer of Tata Sons

Foxconn keen to set up plant in Bengaluru

May 23: Foxconn Technology Group, Taiwan-headquartered world’s largest contract manufacturer of mobile phones, including that of Apple products

Govt to decide textile GST rates on June 3

May 23: As the GST Council reaches closer to fixing tax rates for textiles, the Textile Ministry has hoped it will take care of the interests of the industry which has just started looking up .

Filing of returns to become cumbersome under GST regime

May 23: With the advent of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the filing of returns by businesses will become more cumbersome.

Sula to promote wine tourism in Karnataka

May 23: Winemaker and vintner Sula Vineyards has joined hands with Bengaluru’s Heritage Winery, in a bid to strengthen its market presence in Karnataka, which is the company’s second largest market in the country, after Maharashtra.

OYO to open 250 Townhouses

May 23: Hospitality technology major OYO has expressed plans to open 250 properties — under its mid-market hotel brand OYO Townhouse — across the country, by the end of 2017.

Sensex down 85 pts in early trade on profit booking

May 23: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 85 points while NSE Nifty slumped below the 9,400-mark in early trade today due to profit-booking by investors.

Paytm starts payments bank; offers 4 pc interest, cashbacks

May 23:Targeting 500 million customers by 2020, digital payments firm Paytm today launched its payments bank with 4 percent interest rate and cashbacks on deposits, zero fees on online transactions and no minimum balance requirement.

RBI refuses to disclose list of loan defaulters

May 23: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has refused to make public the list of loan defaulters with public sector banks despite an order of the Supreme Court in 2015 to make this information public.

BJP leader Syed Zafar Islam on Air India’s board

May 23: BJP leader Syed Zafar Islam has been appointed as an independent director of Air India.

Have taken 7,000 steps to improve ease of doing biz: Nirmala

May 22: Over 7,000 steps, big and small, have been taken by the government so far to improve the ease of doing business in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

Kashmir dispute, religious strife ’risks’ to India investment

May 22: A number of large foreign funds, managing trillions of dollars of investor assets globally, have flagged ’persisting religious conflicts’ and ’Kashmir dispute’ as potential risks to their investments in India

LIC investment income at Rs 1,80,117 cr in 2016-17

May 22: Insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India earned a total investment income of Rs 1,80,117 crore during the financial year 2016-17.

Cess to be levied on at least 50 goods and service under GST

May 22: After the fitment of rates under GST, the fine print suggests that there will be nearly 50 goods and services on which the GST Council will imposed cess.

Sensex climbs 227 points on global rally in stocks

May 22: The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied over 227 points in early trade today on buying in FMCG, banking and IT stocks by investors enthused by the global rally in stock markets.

Tourist season clocks rise in domestic fliers

May 22: With the tourist season beginning, the number of domestic fliers rose by 15.15% in April, compared with the same month, last year.

FITE against Cognizant layoffs shifts to Bengaluru

May 18: After Chennai and Hyderabad, IT workers’ union FITE has now decided to approach the labour commission in Bengaluru to submit a petition to stop the alleged "illegal terminations" happening at Cognizant.

Govt clears new coal linkage policy

May 18: The government today approved a new policy under which fuel supply to the power sector will be either through the auction route or power purchase pact based on competitive bidding of tariffs.

GST Council meet from tomorrow to fix rates on goods, service

May 18: The tax that 1.3 billion Indians will pay on buying salt to luxury cars and on services like phone calls to dining out will be decided at the GST Council meet starting tomorrow in Srinagar.

FM to chair GST Council meet in Srinagar on Friday

May 18: The 14th meeting of the Goods and Services tax (GST) Council, to be chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, is set to begin in Srinagar on Friday.

Wipro strengthens prowess in blockchain

May 18: Wipro, the third largest IT services company, has decided to strengthen blockchain capabilities through Wipro Blockchain Innovation Lab, and aims to deploy the solution at the customer premises.

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