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22 January, 2018 4:04 AM Union Budget 2018: ​India ready for universal basic income, govt should implement it over 2 years, says Former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan

With only a week left for the Union Budget, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Bimal Jalan has said that India is ready for Universal Basic Income, an idea that was first proposed in Economic Survey two years ago. “Basic income, in its essence, has to be above the poverty line. It surely is a good idea. I think the economy is ready for it. It can be implemented 33

21 January, 2018 5:07 AM Magnitude 6.3 quake jolts northern Chile

The temblor, which was deep at 110 kilometres, struck at 10:06 p.m. local time on Saturday, epicentred at Tarapaca The US Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile. The quake, which was deep at 110 kilometres, struck at 10:06 p.m. local time on Saturday. The epicentre in Tarapaca was 76 kilometres east of the city of Putre 30

18 January, 2018 5:25 PM Budget 2018: What UK companies want from the Finance Minister

The Union Budget is just around the corner and CNBC-TV18 has been speaking to representatives from various sectors to gauge their expectations from the Finance Minister this time around. Today we will be focussing on the Budget wish list of British companies operating in India. The Confederation of British Industry in association with the UKIBC surveyed 20

16 January, 2018 9:12 PM Buy One, Give One: British Business Tackles "Period Poverty"

London: The first business in Britain aiming to address period poverty with a "buy one, give one" model has launched. For every pack of sanitary pads purchased, another will be given to someone who can't afford one. Hey Girls, a social enterprise that aims to turn a profit as well as doing good, helps girls from low-income families across the country 58

16 January, 2018 12:07 PM EY India Survey: What India Inc wants from Budget 2018

With the Union Budget just around the corner, we continue to focus on the expectations of India Inc from Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley. Over the last month, EY India surveyed 150 CFOs, tax heads and senior finance professionals to get their wish list for Budget 2018. What are the industry's specific demands this time around? To discuss this and more, CNBC-TV 32

16 January, 2018 9:47 AM One-third of smartphone owners aware of Artificial Intelligence: Deloitte

Several modern-day technology and applications rely on artificial intelligence and this is perhaps just the beginning. A survey conducted by Deloitte in 16 developed markets (does not include India), reveals that 65 percent of smartphone users have used an application featuring machine learning in the past. Most of them are personalised features assisting 41

15 January, 2018 5:54 PM Aralam survey yields two rare butterflies

178 species identified in annual survey at sanctuary The annual butterfly survey in the Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) that concluded on January 14 recorded 178 species of butterflies, including nine species that are endemic to the Western Ghats. The 18th annual butterfly survey in the Aralam WLS was jointly organised by the Malabar Natural History 1

14 January, 2018 11:04 AM Strong earthquake hits coast of southern Peru, no damage reported

A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning. Lima: A strong earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake hit at 0918 GMT at a depth of around 10 km (6 miles), according to the USGS. There were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued by Peruvian 41

13 January, 2018 8:59 AM Scientist warns of more frequent cyclones in Arabian Sea

Looking at the data since 2014, experts see a rise in the number of such instances, a phenomenon which might be attributed to global warming, said former Union Earth Sciences Secretary Shailesh Nayak.   Gandhinagar: Cyclonic turbulence is expected to increase in the Arabian Sea over the coming years, a scientist warned on Friday. Looking at the data since 33

12 January, 2018 4:51 PM Taxmen knock at Uber’s door for TDS ‘violation’

Total tax burden may be in the range of ₹35-40 crore The Income Tax (I-T) Department on Friday surveyed the office of online cab aggregator Uber for alleged violation of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) norms. Sources in the department said Uber’s office at Phoenix Market City in Kurla was surveyed after it was suspected that the company had not deducted 32