Direct tax code report to be submitted on Aug 16

Direct tax code report to be submitted on Aug 16

🕔21:20, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31 The task force for drafting a new direct tax legislation has been given an extension and will now submit its report on August 16. “The government has allowed the Task Force to submit its report by August

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Invesco Oppenheimer to buy 11% stake in Zee Entertainment

Invesco Oppenheimer to buy 11% stake in Zee Entertainment

🕔19:25, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31  The Subhash Chandra-led Essel Group on Wednesday said that it has reached an agreement with Invesco Oppenheimer Developing Markets Fund to make an additional investment in ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL). The Fund has agreed to

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Google Pay to now send SMS alerts for secure transactions

Google Pay to now send SMS alerts for secure transactions

🕔19:23, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31  To help users easily identify any suspicious transactions, Google Pay will now send app notifications as well as SMS to inform users each time they receive a collect request to highlight that approving the request will

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Odisha raised Rs 5,571 cr VAT from petrol, diesel in 2018-19

Odisha raised Rs 5,571 cr VAT from petrol, diesel in 2018-19

🕔19:21, 31.Jul 2019

Bhubaneswar, July 31  The Odisha government has collected Rs 5,571.34 crore Value Added Tax (VAT) from petrol and diesel in the financial year 2018-19, said a Minister on Wednesday. Replying to a question from Congress MLA Suresh Kumar Routray, Food

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LS passes Bill for adjudication of river water rows

LS passes Bill for adjudication of river water rows

🕔19:19, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31  A Bill to streamline the adjudication of inter-state river water disputes and make the present legal and institutional architecture robust was on Wednesday passed in the Lok Sabha by voice vote. Moving the Inter-State River Water

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DFS Secy Rajeev Kumar appointed member of RBI’s ECF panel

DFS Secy Rajeev Kumar appointed member of RBI’s ECF panel

🕔19:15, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31  Department of Financial Services (DFS) Secretary Rajeev Kumar has been appointed a member in the RBI’s Economic Capital Framework (ECF) panel in place of Subhash Chandra Garg. “Subhash Chandra Garg, former Finance Secretary and ex-Secretary, Department

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Sri Lanka to waive entry visa fee for India, 47 countries

Sri Lanka to waive entry visa fee for India, 47 countries

🕔19:12, 31.Jul 2019

Colombo, July 31  Sri Lanka will begin to waive its existing visa fee for travellers from 48 countries including India and China from August 1 as part of efforts to attract more tourists to the country, officials said on Wednesday.

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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

🕔19:07, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31 Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari tabled the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. He said the Bill had provisions for prevention of road accidents and stringent penalty for traffic rule

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India needs student volunteers to serve nation: Minister

India needs student volunteers to serve nation: Minister

🕔19:05, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31 Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Wednesday said India needed student volunteers who can be trained to serve the nation with integrity. Inaugurating the Indian Air Force Facilitation-cum-Publicity Pavilion at the National

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IndianOil Financial Performance Q1 2019-20 (Standalone)

IndianOil Financial Performance Q1 2019-20 (Standalone)

🕔15:47, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31, 2019: The Revenue from Operations of Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) is Rs. 1,50,135 crore in Q1 19-20 as compared to  Rs. 1,49,747 crore in the corresponding quarter of FY 18-19. Profit for the first quarter of FY

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Coffee Day Board appoints S.V. Ranganath as interim chairman

Coffee Day Board appoints S.V. Ranganath as interim chairman

🕔15:31, 31.Jul 2019

Mumbai, July 31  The board of Coffee Day Enterprises on Wednesday appointed S.V. Ranganath as its interim chairman, after the police in Mangaluru earlier recovered the body of its founding Chairman V.G. Siddhartha almost 36 hours after he went missing.

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Indian SMBs more interested in online presence: GoDaddy

Indian SMBs more interested in online presence: GoDaddy

🕔15:30, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31  Compared to their global counterparts, Indian entrepreneurs and small business owners are more inclined towards building an online presence, says a survey by Internet names and registrations management major GoDaddy. Almost one-third of the total Indian

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Goa to target tourists from Australia, UAE

Goa to target tourists from Australia, UAE

🕔15:29, 31.Jul 2019

Panaji, July 31  Faced with a slump in the tourism industry, Goa wants to attract tourists from Australia and the United Arab Emirates as part of its geographical marketing strategy articulated in the state’s Tourism Master Plan and Policy. According

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Asean Foreign Ministers begin summit in Thailand

Asean Foreign Ministers begin summit in Thailand

🕔15:26, 31.Jul 2019

Bangkok, July 31  The Foreign Ministers of the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) began a summit in the Thai capital on Wednesday, where they will discuss the ongoing territorial disputes in the South China Sea

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Modi gave gift of dignity to Muslim sisters: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Modi gave gift of dignity to Muslim sisters: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

🕔12:50, 31.Jul 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given the gift of dignity to Muslim women by getting the Triple Talaq Bill passed, Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Wednesday. “Days ahead of #Rakshabandhan, the NDA govt led by PM

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CCD founder Siddhartha dead, body found in Karnataka river

CCD founder Siddhartha dead, body found in Karnataka river

🕔12:47, 31.Jul 2019

Mangaluru, July 31  Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-chairman V.G. Siddhartha is no more, as his body was found in Karnataka’s Netravathi river, near here, police said on Wednesday. He was 60. “Two fishermen found Siddhartha’s body early this morning about

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Yogi transfers 26 IAS officers in UP

Yogi transfers 26 IAS officers in UP

🕔12:45, 31.Jul 2019

Lucknow, July 31  The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred 26 IAS officers, including Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar. Late on Tuesday, Arvind Kumar was transferred to the Transport Department and Additional Chief Secretary (Information) Awanish Awasthi was given additional charge

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Trump to visit Warsaw on World War-II commemoration

Trump to visit Warsaw on World War-II commemoration

🕔06:52, 31.Jul 2019

Warsaw, July 31 US President Donald Trump will come to Warsaw on September 1 for the 80th commemoration of the start of the World War-II, a spokesperson for the Polish President told media on Tuesday, after receiving confirmation from the White

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Axis Bank’s Q1 net profit rises 95%

Axis Bank’s Q1 net profit rises 95%

🕔06:48, 31.Jul 2019

Mumbai, July 31  Lender Axis Bank on Thursday reported a rise of 95 per cent in its net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of 2019-20 on a year-on-year basis. The net profit for the period under review rose to

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Rajiv Kumar appointed new Finance Secretary

Rajiv Kumar appointed new Finance Secretary

🕔06:47, 31.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 31  The government on Tuesday appointed Rajiv Kumar, Secretary, Department of Financial Services (DFS), as the new Finance Secretary. Kumar, a 1986 batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, replaces Subhash Chandra Garg, who was shifted to

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