The Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka on Friday increased tax rates on petrol and diesel to 32 per cent and 21 per cent respectively, citing adverse impact on the state revenue collection due to continuous fall in the prices of crude oil in international market.
: It is a new year bonanza for the unemployed youth. Guess what, these youngmen will get free Swift Dzire cars ahead of elections. With general elections round the corner, the party has just started for the voters. Ahead of elections, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu will distribute Swift Dzire cars among unemployed Brahmin youth. Earlier, Naidu had spoken about distribution 14 million smart phones also
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Friday said it has attached a factory in Thailand worth over Rs 13 crore of a Gitanjali group company, owned by absconding diamond jeweller Mehul Choksi, in connection with the alleged USD 2 billion PNB fraud case.
Nokia has done it again. It has given you a smartphone in New Year that will cost less than two coffees. What's more is the fact, that in once charge you can talk for nearly sixteen hours. Finnish company HMD Global, which sells Nokia-branded smartphones,has refreshed its feature phone segment with Nokia 106 for Rs 1,299 in India.
If you still deal in cash and often visit ATMs and banks to withdraw cash, then here is some important news for you. The government has stopped the printing of Rs 2000 notes
The government Friday indicated that printing of Rs 2,000 bank notes, introduced post-demonetisation in November 2016, has been stopped for now as there is enough stock in circulation
The rupee appreciated 34 paise to 69.86 against the US dollar in opening trade Friday amid weakening American currency and positive opening of the domestic equity market.
The BSE benchmark Sensex Friday rebounded nearly 200 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 10,700 mark, driven by recovery in auto, metal and banking stocks amid buying by domestic institutional investors.
The printing of Rs 2,000 bank note, introduced post-demonetisation in November 2016, has been reduced to the "minimum" by the Reserve Bank, a top finance ministry official said on Thursday.
Fears over a slowdown in global economic growth, coupled with sustained selling by foreign funds and a weak rupee, pulled the benchmark Sensex down by 378 points on Thursday.