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Panel to meet on 24th to decide on new CBI Director

  NEW DELHI, THE high-powered Selection Committee is likely to meet on January 24 to appoint the new CBI Director, sources said here. Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads the committee, in which the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of Congress

  • Girisons’ End of Season Sale getting overwhelming response

      Business Bureau, THE on going offer at Girisons, upto 50 per cent discount is receiving excellent response. Girisons–the largest bed and bath showroom in Nagpur city housing all the major brands under one roof such as Bombay Dyeing, Raymo

  • MF investment norms in derivatives issued

      MARKETS regulator Sebi has decided to allow mutual funds to write call options subject to certain conditions. Generally, call options refer to an agreement that gives a buyer the right to purchase an asset at a specified price within a particula

  • Honda CB300R motorcycle bookings commence

      Business Bureau, BRINGING ultimate excitement for motorcycling enthusiasts in India, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd on Wednesday confirmed the Japan crafted Neo Sports Café inspired–Honda CB300R for India. The CB300R wi

  • Ajinkya Tutorials to hold entrance exam on 20th

      Business Bureau, ONE of the city’s well-known coaching classes, Saraf’s Ajinkya Tutorials Private Limited, engaged in nurturing the inherent potential in the students will be conducting 2019-2021 batches entrance test for JEE-Main/

  • Mid-sized construction cos to see positive trend: Report

      Business Bureau, WITH their credit profiles improving and order book strengthening supported by the Government’s push towards infrastructure development projects, mid-sized construction players are expected to witness significant growth o

  • BEFI’s 10th all-India meet at Thiruvananthapuram from 28th

      Business Bureau, BANK Employees Federation Eastern Maharashtra State Unit of Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) organised a conference on recently at Sarvodaya Ashram Hall, Dharampeth. Dr Shrinivas Khandewale, eminent economist inaugura

  • ‘Gross office space leasing touches all-time high of 48 mn sq ft in 2018’

      Business Bureau GROSS leasing of office space hit an all-time high of 48.1 million sq ft in 2018 across eight major cities on higher demand from domestic and global corporates as well as co-working operators, according to property consultant Cu

  • Add value to fly ash and generate jobs: Gadkari

      Business Bureau, GREEN Ashcon 2019 – international conference on technological developments in fly ash utilisation was concluded successful. The conference saw immense participation from local students and delegates across the country. Te

  • Take calculated risk to achieve success: Early stage entrepreneurs’

      Business Bureau, The Entrepreneurship Forum of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) recently organised a session on ‘Start-Ups Speak - Mantras for Success” at Civil Lines, Nagpur. Four innovators and entrepreneurs from the city sha

  • IT industry seeks clarity on tax provisions for BPO/KPO services

      Business Bureau, IT INDUSTRY body Nasscom has urged the Government to clarify tax provisions that treat BPO-KPO services as intermediaries under GST rules, and scrap angel tax levied on investments in startups. Expressing concerns over rising i

  • Defer implementation of revised FDI norms for e-commerce cos: IAMAI

      Business Bureau, THE Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Tuesday urged the Government to defer the implementation of revised norms for e-commerce companies having foreign investments, as few provisions are unclear and onerous. I

  • Authorised Economic Operator is status for importers, exporters

     By CA Varun Vijaywargi, AEO is a programme under the aegis of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) and aims to enhance international supply chain security and facilitate movement of legitimate goods. AEO programme enables Indian Customs to enhanc

  • Overseas tours by Swastik Tours 

        Swastik Tours and Travels, Shankar Nagar, Nagpur has arranged several overseas group tours in the next few months. Thailand Special (stags only) is scheduled for March 22.  Family group tour of Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore will

  • Kirans Brain Magic offers  innovative courses

      Kirans Brain Magic, a reputed institute which offers innovative courses like Vedic Maths, Kids English Grammar, Handwriting Improvement, Calligraphy, is conducting Talent Development Programme for Kids. Vedic Maths courses covers various aspect

  • CM to inaugurate VIA’s expo on  ‘Food Processing Machinery’ today

      The Vidarbha Industries Association Food Processing Forum will be conducting the first edition of ‘International Exhibition & Seminar’ on Food Processing Machinery – Food India Show at MIHAN Industrial Area, Nagpur  fr

  • White the most preferred car colour in India  in 2018: Study

      When it comes to car colours, white is the most-preferred choice for many Indian consumers with 43 per cent of them opting for the tone in 2018, according to a report by global paints major BASF. According to the ‘BASF Color Report for Au

  • Bank retirees’ dharna at Samvidhan Chowk today

      Business Bureau, THE All India Bank Retirees Federation, Nagpur Forum and the CBPRO will jointly stage a massive dharna on January 16 at Samvidhan Chowk from 10 am to 2 pm. The bank retirees are on agitation all over the country against the apa

  • 12 students qualify for national-level Science Talent Search Examination

      Staff Reporter, Raipur, Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan had conducted a state-level Science Talent Search Examination at Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Saraswati Vihar, Raipur on Saturday. The examination was conducted in association with Vigyan Prasar, Na

  • Mismatch in VAT: CAIT seeks amnesty scheme

      Business Bureau, The registered dealers who have paid VAT at time of purchasing material are facing lot of problems in getting input tax credit because of non payment by selling dealer or wrong entry in their audit report. B C Bhartia, National

  • A K Pandey, Pr CC of CGST, Nagpur transferred to New Delhi

      A K Pandey, Principal Chief Commissioner of Central GST, Nagpur Zone has been transferred to New Delhi. He will be holding the post of Principal DG GST (Intelligence), New Delhi.  An officer of batch 1983, Pandey was also holding the addit

  • Krishna Consultants to launch new GRE batch

      Business Bureau, Krishna Consultants will be commencing its new GRE batch from January 18 at I T Park, Nagpur to assist aspirants aiming to pursue higher education abroad. GRE, the Graduate Record Examination, is a criterion for admissions not

  • Comp-Ex-2019 concludes on high note

      Business Bureau, The five day annual event - Comp-Ex 2019 exhibition - of the Vidarbha Computer and Media Dealers’ Welfare Association (VCMDWA) concluded here on Monday. The 27th edition of the exhibition held at St. Ursula Girls’ H

  • Shree Shyam Ceramics adjudged ‘Best Stall’ of Rachana exhibition

      The four-day ‘Rachana 2019’, an exposition of building material and other associated products and services, was held at Ladies Club in Civil Lines between January 10 and 13. The organisers gave awards to participants. First, second,

  • IGNOU extends last date for admissions

      Taking into account requests from large number of students, IGNOU, New Delhi has recently extended the last date for admissions for its courses till January 31. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering courses of various levels

  • NLH appointing course instructors

      New Learning Horizons (NLH) is appointing course instructors to teach Handwriting improvement, Calligraphy, Abacus and Vedic Math in schools, centres and franchise centers. NLH is a Registered ISO 9001 2008 CERTIFIED Training Institute. ACEM Aba

  • ‘Biz optimism falls 7% in Jan-Mar’

      BUSINESS optimism for the January-March 2019 quarter witnessed a decline of over 7 per cent on a quarterly basis, due to uncertainties regarding the outcome of general elections and continuation of reform agenda, according to a report. The Dun

  • ‘Foundries must install solar power units to cut costs’

      Business Bureau, THE Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF), Nagpur Chapter recently organised a programme on ‘Case study-improvements in foundry’ and ‘Grid tied solar power plant’. The chief guest for the programme was Ma

  • ‘Double Dhamaka’ offer by Khandelwal Sarees and Khandelwal Jewellers

      Business Bureau, KHANDELWAL Sarees and Khandelwal Jewellers well-known stores in Nagpur, Chandrapur and Yavatmal have launched the ‘Double Dhamaka’ offers for its customers on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Republic Day. The o

  • GST Council in listening mode: Major relief announced in last 2 meetings

      By CA Satish Sarda, GST Council in its last two meetings which were held within a month have taken some major steps in simplifying, rationalising the law and at the same time providing various much needed relief to the assesses. The major relie

  • Comp-Ex witnesses 65k visitors on Sunday; to end today

      Business Bureau, The event will conclude on Monday Naidu said that the last day would also be a crowed pulling day The 27th edition Comp-Ex 2019 exhibition being held at St. Ursula Girls’ High School Ground, opposite old VCA Stadium, Civ

  • Petrol rises to Rs 76.25/ltr mark, diesel hits Rs 67.71

      THE fuel prices continued their upward climb here in the city on Sunday night. Oil marketing companies (OMCs) hiked petrol prices to Rs 76.25 per litre a rise of 37 piasa compared to Rs 75.88 per litre on Saturday night. Similarly, the diesel pr

  • Electrical Safety Week begins

      Government of Maharashtra Industries, Energy and Labour Department is observing Electrical Safety Week. The week which started on January 11 will continue upto January 17. It is organised by S R Bagde, Chief Electrical Inspector of Industries En

  • FPIs turn net sellers in Jan; pull out Rs 3,600 cr in just 9 sessions

      FOREIGN investors have pulled out more than Rs 3,600 crore from the Indian equity markets in the last nine trading sessions, adopting a cautious stance towards the country. This comes following a cumulative net inflow of Rs 8,584 crore in the eq

  • HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre launches lung cancer screening programme

      Business Bureau, HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre, Nagpur, one of the most advanced comprehensive cancer units of Central India, hosted an interactive update on lung cancer in collaboration with Vidarbha Chest Association at Radisson Blu on Sunday. Dr A

  • Need to give back to society: A K Pande

      Business Bureau, THERE is a urgent need for upliftment and development of society that has been fragmented with various differences like caste, creed, religion and colour. “People have to think above these differences and give back to soc

  • 4 crore new taxpayers added in 4 yrs: Prof Sole

      Business Bureau, The number of tax payers in the country has increased to 8 crore from 4 crore in the span of four years, said Prof Anil Sole, MLC while speaking as a keynote speaker at the inaugural session of annual seminar by The Institute o

  • Cargo traffic at major ports up 3.77 per cent

      Business Bureau, THE country’s 12 major ports recorded a 3.77 per cent growth in cargo traffic during April-December 2018 at 518.64 million tonnes (MT), according to apex ports body IPA. The growth was recorded on account of higher handl

  • CONCOR felicitates DCP Nilesh Bharne for seizing stolen aluminum foils

      Business Bureau, A PROGRAMME was recently organised at CONCOR, ICD, Ajni to felicitate Nilesh Bharne, Deputy Commissioner of Police and Team of Zone 4, Ajni.  Nilesh Bharne, DCPeputy Commissioner of Police along with Team of Zone 4, Ajni w

  • Synergy between steel, refractory industry need of the hour: IRMA

      Business Bureau, THE refractory and steel sectors need to work closely with each other to reduce dependence on imports and cut production costs, a top official of the Indian Refractory Makers Association (IRMA) said. If India wants to achieve i

  • Overwhelming response to Silk Roots exhibition

      SILK ROOTS exhibition showcasing hand weave traditional and designer sarees, dress materials, dupatta, kurtis at Highland Glory Celebrations and Events (old Nevaiddam) infront of NIT swimming pool, Ambazari Road is getting overwhelming response.

  • MCED’s workshop on ‘Business Development’ on Jan 17, 18

      MAHARASHTRA Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (MCED) is organising two days workshop on Business Development and Government Finance Schemes from January 17 at its Hingna Training Centre. The two-day workshop aims on encouraging the partici

  • Comp-Ex connecting people with technology: CM

      Business Bureau, Praising the efforts of the Vidarbha Computer and Media Dealers’ Welfare Association (VCMDWA) here on Saturday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that its flagship annual event Comp-Ex is connecting people

  • Annual seminar of Cost Accountants to be held today

      THE Institute of Cost Accountants of India-Nagpur Chapter is organising its annual seminar on January 13 at Hotel Centre Point, Ramdaspeth. The topic of the seminar will be ‘Tax Talk on Indirect and Direct Tax Rationalisation’. ..

  • Global solar sector sees corporate funding worth USD 9.7 bn in 2018

      The global solar sector witnessed a total corporate funding activity worth USD 9.7 billion in 2018, a 24 per cent drop compared to the year-ago period, according to a report. Mercom Capital Group said the total global corporate funding, includin

  • Gendaphool Trunk Show at Chitnavis Centre

      Business Bureau, GENDAPHOOL Trunk Show underway at Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines is getting an overwhelming response from the patrons on the first day of its opening. The organisers have requested smart, well read and classy people to take ben