Jet shareholders approve conversion of loan into shares

Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Shareholders of the beleaguered Jet Airways have approved a proposal to convert a part of company’s loans into shares with an overwhelming majority. The development assumes significance as the... Read more »

Mamata government creates DRI&E to tackle tax evasion, leakage of revenue

Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bid to tackle the menace of tax evasion and leakage of state revenue in an efficient manner, the West Bengal government has created its own new Directorate... Read more »

Delhi’s per capita income almost 3 times the national average

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The per capita income of Delhi at current prices during 2018-19 was estimated at Rs 3,65,529 – about three times against the per capita income at national level... Read more »

Odisha government obstructing Central projects worth Rs 1.36 lakh crore

Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of general and Assembly elections in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday accused the state government of stalling Rs 1,36,417 crore worth of Central projects in... Read more »

How China’s BBK is giving the jitters to Samsung and Xiaomi in India

By Nishant Arora New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The moment you aspire to buy a Chinese smartphone with high-end specifications, brands like OnePlus, OPPO, Vivo or Realme immediately cross your mind — devices... Read more »

Microsoft workers ask Nadella to scrap US Army HoloLens contract

San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of Microsoft workers has written a letter to CEO Satya Nadella and President Brad Smith, asking them to cancel a controversial contract with the US Army.... Read more »

Twitter co-founder Williams steps down from board

San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) Twitter co-founder Evan Williams on Friday announced that he is stepping down from the board of directors of the the micro-blogging site at the end of the month.... Read more »

Vistara-Japan Airlines enter into codeshare partnership

(IANS) Full-service domestic carrier Vistara and Japan Airlines (JAL) on Friday entered into a codeshare partnership intended to open more routes between India and Tokyo. A codeshare agreement allows two airlines to... Read more »

Government bans unregulated deposit schemes

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The government has issued the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019 to prevent chit fund scams and protect small investors. The ordinance, which prevents any individual or... Read more »

Government calls for increased investment by Asean companies in India

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have huge opportunities for cooperation, especially in the MSME sector, and Asean companies can increase their investments in India... Read more »

Withdrawal of MFN status may hit agri trade with Pakistan

By Saurabh Katkurwar New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian government’s decision to hike duty to 200 per cent on all imports from Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack is... Read more »

Telangana presents Rs 1.82 lakh cr interim budget

Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Fulfilling poll promises of unemployment allowance, hike in social security pensions and farm loan waiver, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday presented Vote-on-Account Budget for 2019-20 that... Read more »