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Samsung rapped for not passing GST benefits to consumers
  • Samsung rapped for not passing GST benefits to consumers(12:16)
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Directorate General of Anti-Profiteering (DGAP) has served a notice on technology major Samsung India for allegedly not passing on the benefits of GST reduction to its customers and in turn making undue profits, sources said.
Lenders invoke IBC norms to keep stressed assets in NCLT
  • Lenders invoke IBC norms to keep stressed assets in NCLT(11:18)
    By Subhash Narayan
    New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Lenders will cite one day default clause under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to defend their action against erring promoters taken to insolvency under the now defunct February 12, 2018 circular of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Mumbai commuters to candidates: Catch me if you can!
  • Mumbai commuters to candidates: Catch me if you can!(10:40)
    By Quaid Najmi
    Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The biggest nightmare for candidates in the Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad Lok Sabha constituencies is how to "catch" the slippery commuters who are their main electoral bank.
Microsoft acquires Express Logic to push IoT dream
  • Microsoft acquires Express Logic to push IoT dream(09:44)
    San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Microsoft has acquired San Diego-based software company Express Logic, that makes software for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, to accelerate IoT development for billions of devices at scale.
Jet issues gag order, fearing impact on stake sale
US dollar rises amid strong retail sales data
  • US dollar rises amid strong retail sales data(03:16)
    New York, April 19 (IANS) The US dollar increased in late trading on Thursday, as the US economy got a boost by estimated surging retail sales, while the euro dropped due to downbeat eurozone economic data.
Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction (Roundup)
Avoid predatory pricing, government tells airlines
  • Avoid predatory pricing, government tells airlines(23:22)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after Jet Airways temporarily suspended operations, the government has strictly advised domestic airlines not to indulge in predatory pricing and keep air fares affordable, a senior official said here on Thursday.
Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction (Lead)
  • Jio, BSNL add subscribers in February, others lose(22:16)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio and state-run BSNL were the only telecom operators to broaden their subscriber base in February 2019, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday.
Crop damage: Amarinder calls disaster management panel meet
  • Crop damage: Amarinder calls disaster management panel meet(21:56)
    Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) Following damage to crops resulting from unseasonal rain and winds, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday called for an urgent meeting of the Disaster Management Committee to assess the extent of the losses.
Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction
  • Jet saga: Airlines asked to advance fleet induction(21:38)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after Jet Airways suspended all flights, the government on Thursday asked domestic airlines to advance their aircraft induction plans for capacity augmentation and to keep airfares in check.
Reliance Jio's Q4 net profit up 64.7%
  • Reliance Jio's Q4 net profit up 64.7%(21:28)
    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio Infocomm, a Reliance Group company, on Thursday reported a 64.7 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the January-March quarter of the financial year 2018-19, on an year-on-year basis.
  • Tata Sponge board clears shifting of registered office(21:24)
    Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Tata Sponge Iron, a 54.5 per cent subsidiary company of Tata Steel, on Thursday said its board has approved shifting of the company's registered office from Odisha to West Bengal and changing its name to 'Tata Steel Long Products Limited' or such other name.
Air India to offer 'special fares' for stranded Jet flyers
RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8% (Lead)
  • RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8% (Lead)(21:02)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday reported 9.8 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the January-March quarter of financial year 2018-19, on an year-on-year (YoY) basis.
  • Shop-owners cannot charge consumers for bag(20:56)
    By Sumit Saxena
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Chandigarh Consumer Commission recently ordered Bata India Ltd to pay Rs 9,000 in fine for charging Rs 3 from a customer for a paper bag to carry the shoebox.
Jet management hints at gloomy days ahead
  • Jet management hints at gloomy days ahead(20:32)
    By Nirbhay Kumar
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after Jet Airways grounded its operations completely, reality is fast dawning upon over 20,000 Jet Airways employees.
  • Notice to Samsung for not passing GST cut benefit to consumers(20:28)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Directorate General of Anti-Profiteering has served a notice to technology major Samsung India for allegedly not passing on the benefits of GST reduction to its customers and in turn making undue profits, sources said.
Imran Khan axes Finance Minister amid IMF talks (Lead)
  • Rural India yet to recover from disruptions: Report(19:38)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The next government at the centre is likely to inherit a rural economy in bad shape as the "informal" sector in many parts of agrarian India is yet to recover from the multiple disruptions over the past several months, a report said on Thursday.
Honda Accord recalls 3,669 units for falty airbags
RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8%
  • RIL's consolidated Q4 net profit up 9.8%(18:58)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday reported 9.8 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the January-March quarter of financial year 2018-19, on an year-on-year (YoY) basis.