16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Assuring the GST rate to be less than 18 percent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hinted at accepting Congress' stand on scrapping one percent additional tax, but said their demand to incorporate the rate in the Constitutional Bill is not agreeable.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Payment for spectrum won by companies in the auction concluded on Wednesday is expected to push up the debt on telecom operators to about Rs 3.5 lakh crore, leading to a significant rise in tariffs, says industry body Assocham.
04 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Government is likely to finalise most of the modalities this week for conducting spectrum auction for various bands, which is scheduled for February 23.
01 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The induction of 17 trains into the services of Delhi Metro from Monday may offer the commuters a slight respite from the constant jostling for space, especially during the peak hours in the evening.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that the auction for 2G spectrum will go ahead according to the schedule from March 4 subject to the outcome of matter before it.
31 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Finance Ministry today sought Parliament's nod to spend an additional Rs 25,500 crore in the current fiscal, nearly half of which will be spent on capital infusion into state-owned banks to help them overcome the high bad loans situation.
23 Feb 2015
Perth: Indian cricket team's sudden breaks from training session may have raised a few eyebrows but Mahendra Singh Dhoni's theory got firm backing from Sachin Tendulkar, who feels that an ideal balance needs to be struck between "staying fresh and not over burdening with additional practice".
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Gujarat-cadre IAS officer G C Murmu, widely tipped to be the next ED chief, was among 36 officers who have been promoted as Additional Secretaries as part of a major senior level bureaucratic reshuffle.
05 Jan 2015
New Delhi: To cater to the growing demand, Indian Railways has decided to run an additional weekly trip of Kolkata-Dhaka Cantonment Maitree Express.
01 Jan 2016
New Delhi: With no clear idea on the increase in the number of commuters availing of its services during the implementation of the odd-even scheme, the Delhi Metro hopes its 70 additional trips daily for a fortnight from January 1 will suffice.