9 HOURS WORKING SHIFT
Centre taking steps for development of mining sector: Government tells LS
The minister said considering the future of mining industry, the National Mineral Exploration Trust has been constituted under Section 9(C) of the MMDR Act for taking up detailed and regional exploration and studies for mineral development.
Chinese city turns into ghost town after Samsung shifts operation to India, Vietnam
Huizhou city has turned a "ghost town" after Samsung clos...
A Christmas reality-check: New Banksy work featuring flying reindeer highlights plight of homeless
The artwork that appeared in Birmingham sh...
Government suggests nine-hour working day in draft labour code
“The number of hours which shall constitute a normal working day… shall be of nine hours,” said the draft rules, floated for public opinion.
How Indian women commute: The daily battle of going to work
There is hardly any discussion on how to make it safe for women to return home from work.
Nitin Gadkari rues hurdles being faced in road projects across country
Gadkari also asked all MPs to remain aware about road projects in their respective constituencies and help in resolving problems coming on the way of constructing roads and bridges.
Japanese shares skid as trade war worries spur shift away from cyclicals
The Nikkei 225 index skidded 1.05 per cent to 23,135.23, closing below its 25-day moving average.
Toyota Kirloskar sales down 19% at 9,241 units in November
"We have consciously lowered the volume of vehicles sold to dealers to ensure lean inventory/avoid high market offers, we are adjusting our production to ensure we do not put any excess burden on our dealerships before the shift to BS-VI in April 2020," TKM Deputy Managing Director N Raja said.
Nine women scientists who are doing phenomenal work
These nine women scientists have aimed for the moon, dissected the brain and shattered glass ceilings.
The Great Escape: 9 exploited in Yemen steal boat, set sail for India
Nine Indian fishermen who were allegedly harassed and not paid by their employer in Yemen for nearly a year have escaped that country by stealing their employer's boat and sailing for Kochi, a peril-filled voyage of than 3,000 km of open sea, according to the families of two of the fishermen.
YS Jaganmohan Reddy restarts works at Amaravati
Ahead of N Chandrababu Naidu's tour scheduled for Thursday, chief minister Reddy held a meeting of the Capital Region Development Authority on Monday, and ordered officials to resume construction works at Amaravati based on priorities and budgets. The state government has indirectly indicated that Amaravati would remain the capital, albeit in a pruned down version.
Return filing system is working fine: GSTN
GSTN said any online system has to have a load threshold and for GST return filing system, it is at 1.5 lakh returns filing at a particular moment. If this threshold is reached, the site shows a message asking the taxpayer to wait for his turn in a few minutes, it said.
Panel working on single fund for all skill related schemes: Pandey
The government spends nearly Rs 15,000 crore every year on skilling through different schemes spread across 20 different ministries. This is topped up with matching contribution from states, taking the total spend to Rs 30,000 crore annually. Hence it is planning to set up a fund pool for skill related schemes.
After WeWork, SoftBank’s startup accounting model under fire. Oyo raises eyebrows
The Vision Fund put $250 million into Oyo in 2017 and led a $1 billion funding round last year, which pushed the Indian company’s valuation to $5 billion. Son encouraged Agarwal to expand into markets such as China and the U.S. and to buy properties, including the Hooters Casino in Las Vegas for $135 million.
Unsure about asset allocation? These funds will do the work for you
The funds work well as a core portfolio for investors who do not maintain the discipline of asset allocation, which plays a key role in determining portfolio returns.
Copyright © 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service