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25 September, 2017 1:23 PM PM Modi Sets Up Economic Advisory Council With Bibek Debroy As Chief

PM Narendra Modi has set up the panel as his government grapples with a faltering economy and last quarter's dismal growth figures. New Delhi: Amid worries over an economic slowdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up a five-member panel of economists headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy to advise him. The economic advisory council includes 26

23 September, 2017 4:30 PM Japan to fund mass rapid transit systems in Gujarat, Haryana

$4.5 billion soft loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency to boost $100 bn Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project. Funds from a Japanese government loan will soon be utilised for the first time in the $100 billion, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project. So far, the mega-project was being developed only with the Indian government’s 26

22 September, 2017 8:09 AM Economy slowdown: FM raises concerns, may relax fiscal deficit target

The government is mulling on measures to strengthen bank balance sheets by recapitalizing public sector undertaking banks and plans to loosen its fiscal deficit target to enable it to spend up to USD 7.7 billion more to halt an economic slowdown. The government is considering a plan to loosen its fiscal deficit target to enable it to spend up to USD 7.7 billion 34

22 September, 2017 8:05 AM Ratan Tata to have loudest voice if Tata Sons defaults on dividend payouts

In event of default, the voting rights of Ratan Tata would go up to 31.43% from 0.83% as preference and equity capital will be considered together Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata is set to have the greatest say in case the company defaults on dividend payment to shareholders for two years or more. Under the new structure approved by the company’s 61

22 September, 2017 4:10 AM Boeing sees growth in demand for airplanes in Southeast Asia

Boeing Co said it sees demand for new airplanes worth $650 billion in Southeast Asia over the next two decades. The world's biggest plane maker projected a demand for 4,210 new airplanes in the region over the next 20 years, adding it saw annual traffic growth in Southeast Asia at 6.2 percent. Single-aisle airplanes, like the 737 MAX, would account for more than 70 percent 26

21 September, 2017 12:23 PM Centre plans to loosen fiscal deficit target for spending ₹50,000 cr. more

It is aimed at reviving economic growth, say two govt. sources. The Union government plans to loosen the fiscal deficit target so that it could spend an additional $7.7 billion (₹50,000 crore) in the financial year ending March 2018, two government sources said on Thursday. Both the officials declined to be named, as the plan, aimed at reviving economic 21

21 September, 2017 10:29 AM Economists caution FM Arun Jaitley: Don't go Pranab's way with stimulus

Just when it looked like good going, the Modi government faces an existential crisis: red lights are blinking on the country's major macroeconomic parameters. Pressure is mounting on the government for policy support to pump-prime the economy, but analysts are prescribing patience. Going for quick fixes could undo the good work done so far and cause 22

21 September, 2017 9:29 AM Moto E4 Plus Oxford Blue color variant now available on Flipkart

Thanks to Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale, the color variants of the Moto E4 Plus are available at discounted price. Lenovo-owned Motorola Mobility has launched a new Moto E4 Plus Oxford Blue color variant in India. Since this is just a cosmetic upgrade over the already existing Moto E4 Plus, the new variant remains same on the inside. Priced at Rs 9,499, the new smartphone 17

21 September, 2017 7:04 AM Amazon selling Pixel XL at Rs 44,000, OnePlus 3T at Rs 24,999, LG G6 at Rs 33,990, deals on OnePlus 5

Amazon is hosting a 3 day sale this festive season. The e-commerce site is calling is the Amazon Great Indian sale. The sale kick started today mid-night and will continue until September 24 midnight. The sale, as Amazon usually does, started about 12 hours before the actual scheduled time for the Prime members. Amazon India is further offering up to 10 per cent additional 39

20 September, 2017 5:11 PM Flipkart Sale Will Offer iPhone Models at 'Lowest Prices' on Thursday

For all those waiting to buy an iPhone at a great price, it is time to set the alarm clocks. Flipkart has announced that it will be offering all iPhone models at 'lowest prices' starting midnight Wednesday (12 am IST Thursday). The discounted prices will be available on the iPhone models as part of the company's ongoing Big Billion Days sale, which is going 64