Public sector officers’ association against privatisation of BPCL
Representatives of officers’ associations from several state-run companies such as BPCL, Indian Oil, ONGC, GAIL, NTPC, SAIL and BHEL said at a press conference on Monday that BPCL’s proposed privatisation was like killing the golden goose and would hurt the economy, government’s social welfare programme and energy security.
Public sector banks turn profitable in April-September FY20
PSBs had posted huge losses in 2017-18 and 2018-19 financial years due to heavy p...
Jefferies warns of cyclical downturns in life insurance sector; downgrades SBI Life
Jefferies highlighted high valuations and downside margin...
Wealth of top 100 Indians in real estate sector is up by 17%: Report
Mumbai accounted for 6 of the top 10 and 37 of the 100 names being its residents. Delhi and Bengaluru accounted for 19 residents each featured on the list. Almost 75% of the richest Indians from the real estate are based in these three cities.
Chinese inflation hits eight-year high as pork prices double
The widespread outbreak of swine fever since August 2018 has disrupted the pork supply in China, sending the prices of the staple meat up 110.2 percent last month November.
Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Poonch, targets civilians
Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Shahpur sector of Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch district on December 09. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefi...
Tariff hikes to double telcos' Ebitda: Crisil
In the last few weeks, Airtel, Vodafone and Jio have increased their tariff- a first since 2016.
ABSL Mutual Fund launches Aditya Birla Sun Life PSU Equity Fund
The scheme will invest predominantly in companies where the government is a majority shareholder with at least 51% shareholding.
Maruti Suzuki gains 2% as production increases in November
Maruti Suzuki said it produced 1,41,834 units in November.
Bid to spur consumption: Save less, spend more is new social security mantra
New Bill gives employees option to reduce their PF contribution, resulting in higher take-home pay.
No menopause policy for women employees in government, private sectors
The minister said before taking any decision on the issue of formulation of menopause policy for women employees in government and private sectors, consultations with stakeholders and experts and careful consideration of all aspects of the matter is required.
Auto sector slowdown affecting GST compensation cess kitty: Sushil Modi
Sushil Modi, who heads the Group of Ministers (GoM) on GST revenue shortfall, said that the economic slowdown, particularly the muted sales in the automobile sector, is leading to lower collections in the new indirect tax regime. Speaking at an event, he said that the automobile sector is a major contributor to the GST compensation pool.
Govt to launch PMKVY-III in next financial year: Skill development minister
Govt launched the PMKVY scheme in 2015 and revamped it in 2016 to impart skills to one crore persons by 2020.
Telecom tariff hike won’t hurt: Government
The government believes data and voice calls will be the cheapest in the world and lower than four years ago.
Are we waiting for 'cyber earthquake' to get act together: Top official
Addressing the congregation at International Symposium on Quantum Information Technology, 2019, National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt General Rajesh Pant emphasised on the work that National Disaster Management Authority has done in disaster management.
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