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New Delhi, March 6: Later in March, the Centre is likely to announce a rise of two to three per cent dearness allowance for 50 lakh government employees and 58 lakh pensioners. Dearness allowance and dearness relief are provided to employees and

Flipkart, Microsoft forge cloud partnership

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In his maiden visit to Bengaluru after becoming the Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella announced his company's strategic partnership with Flipkart. The Indian-origin tech visionary said on Monday that Flipkart had chosen Microsoft Azure as their exclusive public cloud provider. The announcement

We have the right to breathe cleaner air then let’s do this one thing!

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Air pollution as you all know is one of the most harmful types of pollution. Strangely, the air inside our homes can be 5 times more polluted than the air outside. Since we spend 10-12hours inside our homes, indoor air pollution

Vishal Sikka calls Narayana Murthy an 'incredible man'

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New Delhi, Feb 13: Vishal Sikka, the embattled chief of Infosys, on Monday said he has always shared a "heartfelt, warm relationship" with the company's co-founder N R Narayana Murthy. The comments come at a time when there has been a

Leading rating agency says Budget targets achievable

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Mumbai, Feb 3: Most of the fiscal and revenue targets set in the Budget are achievable and it reaffirms the government intent of gradual fiscal consolidation apart from signalling continued commitment to broad-base the reform agenda with a greater focus now

Budget 2017-18: Expectations from education sector

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All sectors have high expectations of the first budget post demonetisation in India.

18 fascinating facts about the Union Budget

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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is all set to present the first budget post demonetisation on February 1.

Highlights of the 2016 Union Budget

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Following are the highlights of Union Budget 2016-17 that were presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Budget 2017: Expectations bound to upcoming tax policy

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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is set to present the Union Budget 2017 on February 1.

Budget 2017: Five key expectations

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After an announcement of demonetisation on November 8, last year, everyone is eagerly waiting for the Union Budget 2017.

New tax laws post demonetisation has left citizens baffled

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With country slowly returning to normalcy post demonetisation, the speculations are now rife over how new tax laws on unaccounted cash would be implemented

Ratan Tata congratulates new Tata sons chairman Chandrasekaran

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Tata Sons' Interim Chairman Ratan Tata on Friday expressed confidence that his newly-appointed successor N. Chandrasekaran would take "the group to new heights by protecting its values and ethics".

Rajesh Gopinathan appointed as new CEO of TCS

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The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday appointed Rajesh Gopinathan as its new CEO and N.G. Subramaniam as COO.

TCS MD Natarajan Chandrasekaran appointed as new Tata sons chairman

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The Managing Director of the Tata Consultancy Services, Natarajan Chandrasekaran, was on Thursday named as the new chairman of the Tata Sons.

India may suffer damage due to US-China trade war: Assocham

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Assocham said India may suffer if it finds itself in the crossfire in the escalating trade war triggered by Donald Trump with Mexico and China.

Indian most optimistic on economic revival, says a survey

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India has emerged as the most optimistic country globally in terms of economic growth.

OnePlus opens its first 'Experience Store' in India

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Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Friday opened its first 'Experience Store' in Bengaluru that will be a one-stop destination to experience the complete range of OnePlus products.

India, Indonesia to be key focus of Development Bank of Singapore

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India and Indonesia will be the Development Bank of Singapore's "big" areas of focus for this year, its chief executive officer Piyush Gupta has said.

SBI cuts lending rate by 0.9 per cent

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Flush with higher deposits following demonetisation, the country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) today slashed its benchmark lending rate by 0.9

Myntra aims to double sales, turn profitable by March'18

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Flipkart-owned Myntra is aiming to become profitable by March 2018, helped by a combination of rationalising costs, cutting discounts.

Pay on eBay via FreeCharge now

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Digital payment platform FreeCharge on Tuesday announced its partnership with the online marketplace eBay India.

Four Tata firms to vote against Mistry's

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Four firms of the Tata group have decided to vote against Cyrus Mistry.

Coal imports may decline in December

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Coal imports may decline in December due to demonetisation and higher prices in global markets.

Passenger cars sales rose by 0.29% in November: SIAM

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Sales of passenger cars rose 0.29 per cent in November to 173,606 units from 173,111 units in the corresponding month last year, industry data showed on Thursday.

Rs. 1.54 lakh crore bad loans written off by PSU banks

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Public sector banks (PSBs) have written off Rs 1.54 lakh crore of bad loans between April 2013 and June 2016, Parliament was informed today.

Tata power says independent directors appreciative of Mistry's performance

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Tata Power today said its independent directors were appreciative of Cyrus Mistry's performance in two meetings held in March 2015 and March 2016.

RBI may hike interest rate by 50 bps: HDFC CEO

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At a time when the country is undergoing a demonetisation drive, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its next policy meeting on December 7, may increase the main interest rate by 50 basis points, feels Keki Mistry, Vice Chairman and CEO of HDFC.

Demonetisation drive hampers manufacturing growth in November: PMI

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THe government's demonetisation move has hampered the manufacturing sector's growth in November, a key macro-economic data showed on Thursday.

Jewellers claim dip in domestic business, exports unaffected

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Jewellers estimate an 85-90 per cent dip in business post-demonetisation, but exports have been unaffected.

Discord in Tata Sons' shareholders may hit group companies: S&P

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S&P said the continuing discord between the shareholders of Tata Sons Ltd, has created uncertainty at the board level for group companies

Gold futures drops as QE3 hopes fizzle out

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Gold Futures dropped on the MCX after hitting a record on Thursday, tracking weak overseas gold prices. MCX gold was trading at Rs 30764, down Rs 39 over the previous close. The metal had hit a high of Rs 30,810

Plastic currency notes to be introduced on trial basis

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The Government of India and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to introduce Rs. 10 notes in polymer/plastic on a field trial basis. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has informed that field trial is proposed to be conducted

Growth in 2012-2013 to be around 6.5%: RBI

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The RBI has said that growth in 2012-13 is expected to stay below trend at around the previous year's level of 6.5 per cent. "Growth outlook remains weak as factors that slowed down growth in the previous year persist and

Inflation to remain sticky: RBI

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The Reserve Bank of India has said that inflation is likely to remain sticky at around 7 per cent with upside risks emanating from deficient monsoon, large upward revision in Minimum Support Prices (MSP) on the back of cost escalation and

IFCI slips 13% on govt decision to convert debentures to equity

In 8 years

The shares of the company dropped by 13% on government decision to convert debentures to equity. The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal to exercise the option by the Government to convert Rs 400 crore and Rs 523 crore Optionally Convertible

Markets open lower tracking global cues

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Bechmark indices were trading lower today tracking Asian markets, which were trading in the red, as outlook for global economic growth continued to fade. The BSE Sensex was trading lower by 68 points at 17782 points, while the Nifty was

ICICI Bank rolls out 25 electronic branches

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ICICI Bank Limited, India's largest private sector bank, on Thursday announced the launch of new technology-based initiatives to make banking simple and effortless. The Bank has since its inception leveraged technology to provide convenient and easily accessible banking services through a

Stock picks for August 24, 2012

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Markets are expected to open lower in line with Asian market. Here are a few stock ideas with a long-term perspective in mind. ABB Firstcall Research is bullish on ABB and has recommended buy rating on the stock with

Markets end flat; Reliance drops

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After trading higher for most of the day, markets shed gains in late trade, following a subdued trend in Europe. The BSE Sensex closed the day higher by 3 points, while the Nifty ended the day higher by 2.50 points.

SBI Debt Fund Series - 90 Days - 69 Floats On

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SBI Mutual Fund has unveiled a new fund named as SBI Debt Fund Series - 90 Days - 69, a close ended debt scheme with the duration of 90 days. Investment Objective: The investment objective of the scheme is

IT stocks rally; TCS hits lifetime high

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Shares of TCS surged today to touch a lifetime high following sustained buying in the counter. The shares touched a 52-week high of Rs 1320 on the National Stock Exchange. IT counters surged today with Infosys and Wipro also in

Silver futures rise by Rs 1000 per kg

In 8 years

Silver futures surged on MCX on Thursday on firm global cues and increase in physical demand. Sentiment of gold, silver rallied following the Minutes of the Federal Reserve Meeting which suggested easing measures in the US. The minutes from the Fed's

Gold futures hits record of Rs 31,029 on easing optimism

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Frenzied buying following hopes of a Federal Reserve quantitative easing programme, send gold prices to a new historic high with gold futures hitting a new record of Rs 31,029 per 10 grammes. Internationally, gold rose above $1,660 an ounce for

Rupee at one week high on Fed easing hopes

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Hopes of easing raised by the Federal Reserve in its minutes of meeting saw the rupee gain, tracking strong gains in the euro. The rupee gained almost 0.50% to trade at 5.22 against its Wednesday's close of 55.50. Trading however

Banks strike: ASSOCHAM puts loss at Rs 15,000 cr. per day

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The Associated Chamber of Commerce and industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on Wednesday urged the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) to call off its decision to go on strike today. "Already, the complete halt of banking transactions today following UFBU's

RBI, 926 branches of banks to accept Advance Income Tax

In 8 years

RBI and 926 branches of banks to accept advance income tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. Advance Tax is part payment of one's tax liability before the end of the fiscal year. The provisions of the Income Tax Act make

Markets open higher on Federal Reserve hopes

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Markets opened the day steady, with a slight positive bias, after Asian markets rallied following the Minutes of the Federal Reserve Meeting which suggested easing measures in the US, unless the economy improves significantly. The BSE Sensex gained 80 points

ConocoPhillips to sell 30% stake in Russian JV to Lukoil

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ConocoPhillips Company, an American multinational energy corporation, is planning to sell 30 per cent stake in its Russian joint venture Naryanmarneftgaz to its partner, Lukoil. The deal is expected to fetch USD 400 million profits (after tax).The Timan-Pechora province venture

IDBI Bank launches floating rate term deposits

In 8 years

IDBI Bank on Wednesday launched a customer-friendly product in the form of Floating Rate Interest on Retail Term Deposit (FRTD). This is intended to help the customer leverage the upside of an increase in interest rates and also hedge floating

Stock picks for August 23, 2012

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Markets are expected to open in the green, following hints from the Minutes of the Federal Reserve meeting, which suggested more measures to boost the sagging US economy. Here are a few stock ideas with a long-term perspective in mind.

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