Electricity restored in Argentina after historic blackout
  • A 'power' shock for electricity consumers in UP(11:06)
    Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Power consumers in Uttar Pradesh are in for a major post-poll shock with the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) proposing a 25 per cent hike for domestic power consumers.
Sensex in red, Reliance Industries down 1.57%
  • Sensex in red, Reliance Industries down 1.57%(10:12)
    Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Indian equities traded in red during the morning trade session on Monday after opening slightly higher. Index heavyweight Reliance Industries was down 1.56 per cent on the BSE.
Yashovardhan Birla declared willful defaulter by UCO Bank
Petrol price down 6 paise across metros
  • Petrol price down 6 paise across metros(19:04)
    New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Petrol price declined by 6 paise across the four metropolitan cities in the country on Sunday, data from the Indian Oil Corp's website showed.
Week ahead to be choppy, trade cautiously (Column: Market Watch)
  • Week ahead to be choppy, trade cautiously (Column: Market Watch)(17:00)
    By Arun Kejriwal
    Markets continued to remain choppy and gained on two trading days, lost on two days and were flat on the fifth day. BSE SENSEX lost 163.83 points or 0.41 per cent to close at 39,452.07 points while NIFTY lost 47.35 points or 0.40 per cent to close at 11,823.30 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose a little more at 0.51 per cent, 0.60 per cent and 0.70 per cent respectively. Dow Jones gained 105.67 points or 0.41 per cent to close at 26,089.61 points.
ADB approves Rs 1,650 cr infra projects in Tripura
  • ADB approves Rs 1,650 cr infra projects in Tripura(14:14)
    Agartala, June 16 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved projects for infrastructure development worth Rs 1,650 crore ($235 million) in seven of the eight district headquarter towns in Tripura, an official release said here on Sunday.
Industry, government finances at graver risk from drought
Telecom tower firms seek more relief, priority lending
  • Telecom tower firms seek more relief, priority lending(11:26)
    By Anjana Das
    New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The telecom tower industry has urged the Finance Ministry to allow accelerated depreciation rate of 65 per cent on batteries, 20 per cent funding through External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) for the working capital and inclusion of telecom towers in the priority sector for lending by banks.
Now, US-India trade tension hangs over Indian capital markets
Infra PSUs can hope for reintroduction of tax-free bonds to raise capital
When tech met history: Apple at iconic Carnegie Library in Washington
  • When tech met history: Apple at iconic Carnegie Library in Washington(08:14)
    By Nishant Arora
    Washington, June 16 (IANS) Shakespeare, Plato, Galileo and Newton. The legends came alive in 2019 when Apple (not the 17th-century "aha moment" in the life of young Newton that gave birth to the law of gravity) spent neatly $30 million to restore and revitalise historic Carnegie Library, a 1903 Beaux-Arts building at Mount Vernon Square in Washington, DC.
Patnaik seeks Rs 5,228 cr to deal with cyclone Fani damage (Lead)
  • Patnaik seeks Rs 5,228 cr to deal with cyclone Fani damage (Lead)(00:10)
    New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday proposed that natural calamities should be a criteria for according Special Category Status to states, while asking for Rs 5,228 crore aid in wake of the huge devastation caused by cyclone Fani to public infrastructure, property and livelihoods of the people in the state.
J&K Bank to now come under RTI act, CVC guidelines
  • India raises duty on US exports as retaliatory action(23:16)
    New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Hitting back at the Trump administration for withdrawing trade privileges for certain Indian goods, the Indian government on Saturday raised custom duty on various items, including walnut and apples, exported from the US.
  • TUs seek national fund for unorganised workers(23:14)
    New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Introduction of a comprehensive unemployment insurance scheme, creation of a 'National Fund' for unorganised workers to provide social security and strict enforcement of Minimum Wages Act were among the key sugegstions given by the various trade unions to the Finance Ministry on Saturday.
High-powered panel for structural reforms in agriculture: Modi
  • High-powered panel for structural reforms in agriculture: Modi(21:56)
    New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a high powered committee, comprising Chief Ministers, to recommend structural reforms in agriculture, while urging the states to contribute in making India a $5 trillion economy by 2024.
Make natural calamity criteria for special status: Naveen
Punjab CM seeks fresh river water tribunal
  • Punjab CM seeks fresh river water tribunal(19:12)
    New Delhi/Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Expressing concern over the water crisis in north India, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support for upgradation of his state's water distribution infrastructure, while calling for a fresh river waters tribunal to address inter-state disputes.
Western Railway drops 'head-foot' massage proposal
  • Western Railway drops 'head-foot' massage proposal(19:08)
    Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Under fire from various quarters, Western Railway (WR) on Saturday dropped its bizarre proposal to provide 'head and foot' massage services to passengers on trains originating from Indore, an official said here.
New compounding rules make it difficult for tax evaders to get away (Lead)