Gurugram Rapid Metro to continue ops till Sep 20
  • Gurugram Rapid Metro to continue ops till Sep 20(20:32)
    Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) With the inking of a pact between Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to take over the Rapid Metro Rail in Gurugram, previous owning company Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon South Ltd on Wednesday said it was willing to continue for the time being.
  • DCC to meet to decide telecom spectrum auction base prices(20:22)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Digital Communications Commission will meet on Thursday and is likely to finalise the prices for the upcoming spectrum auction, according to official sources here, who also said that in this regard the DCC is expected to adhere to the auction base price recommended by telecom regulator Trai.
FM to review PSU banks' merger preparedness (Lead)
  • FM to review PSU banks' merger preparedness (Lead)(20:00)
    New Delhi , Sep 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process within the stated timeline of April 1, 2020.
TV players hail import duty scraping, to pass benefit to consumers (Lead)
  • TV players hail import duty scraping, to pass benefit to consumers (Lead)(19:46)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The TV manufacturers and trade bodies on Wednesday welcomed the scraping of import duty on open cell LED TV panel, saying it would not only boost sales of TVs in the festive season but also allow brands to push sales for bigger TV sets. The TV players also announced to pass the benefits to the consumers.
Medikabazaar offers 200 jobs to laid-off Zomato staff
Cabinet clears Rs 2,024 crore bonus for Railway staff
FM to review PSU banks' merger preparedness
  • FM to review PSU banks' merger preparedness(19:18)
    New Delhi , Sep 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process within the stated timeline of April 1, 2020.
Gehlot govt plans 75% job reservation in Rajasthan
Govt removes import duty on open cell LED TV panels
RJio tops subscription race in July; Airtel, VIL lose
  • RJio tops subscription race in July; Airtel, VIL lose(19:00)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued its onward march in July adding the highest number of subscribers during the month, while the other major market players, Airtel and Vodafone Idea eroded their subscriber base.
Congressmen urge Trump to restore India as GSP beneficiary
TV players hail import duty scraping, to pass benefit to consumers
  • TV players hail import duty scraping, to pass benefit to consumers(18:14)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The TV manufacturers and trade bodies on Wednesday welcomed the scraping of import duty on open cell LED TV panel, saying it would not only boost sales of TVs in the festive season but also allow brands to push sales for bigger TV sets. The TV players also announced to pass the benefits to the consumers.
Doctors hail e-cigarettes ban, traders in shock
  • Doctors hail e-cigarettes ban, traders in shock(18:02)
    By Bharat Upadhyay
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) With the Union Cabinet directing a blanket ban on e-cigarettes in the country with complete suspension of their manufacturing, import, export, distribution and storage, physicians welcomed the step while e-cigarette traders expressed shock and anger over the decision.
CITU continues strike against Muthoot Finance
  • CITU continues strike against Muthoot Finance(17:42)
    Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) The third round of conciliatory talks to end the over month-long strike called by a small section of employees of Muthoot Finance, a leading non-banking financial company, failed to break the deadlock on Wednesday as the rival parties stood their ground.
Congress alleges govt misusing LIC funds
  • Congress alleges govt misusing LIC funds(17:34)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Congress party continued its tirade against the government on economic issues. In a fresh attack on the government, the party has alleged that current the government is misusing LIC funds.
Married CEOs more likely to support hiring of women
Top Goa hoteliers urge GST cut on room tariff
  • Top Goa hoteliers urge GST cut on room tariff(16:50)
    Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Top hoteliers and tourism industry stakeholders met Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel here on Wednesday and sought reduction in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on room tariff to help the state compete with international destinations like Thailand and Sri Lanka.
After Russia, US hints at oil for India on concessional terms
  • After Russia, US hints at oil for India on concessional terms(16:40)
    By Subhash Narayan
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The US may offer oil and gas to India on concessional terms from its own reserves to help the latter tide over any shortages arising from the drone attacks on Saudi Arabian Oil Company, or Aramco, that have caused the biggest-ever disruption in global crude oil supplies.
Air Asia to introduce flights from Tripura
  • Air Asia to introduce flights from Tripura(16:02)
    Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) After introducing flights from Guwahati (Assam) and Imphal (Manipur), low-cost carrier Air Asia will start operations from another northeastern state - Agartala (Tripura) - from next month, an AAI official said on Wednesday.
Cabinet approves blanket ban on e-cigarettes
  • Cabinet approves blanket ban on e-cigarettes(15:50)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a blanket ban on e-cigarettes in the country with complete suspension of its manufacturing, import, export, distribution and storage.
Risk weight cut on consumer loan is credit negative: Moody's
  • Risk weight cut on consumer loan is credit negative: Moody's(14:48)
    Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank's (RBI) decision to reduce risk weighting on consumer loans is credit negative as it will encourage banks to increase their exposure to this loan segment at a time when credit risks are already increasing, said a report by Moody's Investors Service.
Himachal apples economy comes under the weather
Samsung launches 2 new Galaxy M smartphones
  • Samsung launches 2 new Galaxy M smartphones(12:24)
    Gurugram, Sep 18 (IANS) Targeting millennials and the Gen Z population ahead of the Dussehra and Diwali shopping spree, Samsung on Wednesday launched two new Galaxy M smartphones - Galaxy M30s and M10s.
Key GoM meet on Air India to take up 10 major disinvestment issues
  • Key GoM meet on Air India to take up 10 major disinvestment issues(12:22)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) A Home Minister Amit Shah-led ministerial panel will discuss as many as 10 major issues, including further dilution of FDI rules, transfer of debt to the SPV and fixing reserve price as it holds its first meeting to decide almost complete exit of the government from Air India.