Structural reforms needed to enhance ease of doing business

  Business Bureau, While demanding flew of facilities for regional development, entrepreneurs based in Vidrabha also urged the state governmnet to remove bottle necks existing in the system. They asked the government to control skyrocketing of th..

Momentum begins admissions for fresh batches of IIT, NEET

  Business Bureau, MOMENTUM, one of the impeccable and result-oriented competitive and subjects learning institute has got an edge over others with remarkable success of all students in class 12th, NEET and IIT-Mains and Advance this year. The l..

‘GST will work best when benefit of credit margins are passed on to the end users’

  Business Bureau, “Under the current tax regime, we face problems like double taxation, high compliance costs and lack a comprehensive credit mechanism. GST will have fewer rates and exemptions and will reduce the multiplicity of taxes. Go..

Integrated hub must for growth of pharma sector: VIA

  Business Bureau, Demand for an integrated pharma hub in region was prominently raised by some of the prominent drug manufacturers while giving suggestions to the State Government with an objective to give impetus to the industrial development o..

GST challenge can be managed with planning: Shah

  Business Bureau, THE Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Nagpur branch organised a workshop on GST for Automobile Dealer Association of Nagpur. As a part of social responsibility and as a mission to support the Government for su..

‘Foundrymen should purchase right material which suits their products’

  Business Bureau, THE Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) Nagpur Chapter recently organised a technical talk on the topic ‘Controlling sand parameters for quality castings’. Vinay Desai, consultant and master of sand technology from..

HDFC Bank launches training centre

                          Business Bureau, HDFC Bank on Sunday launched a training centre for youth in Nagpur. Through this initiative, HDFC Bank will provide career counsell..

VIMS 100-bedded multi-speciality hospital inaugurated

  Business Bureau, VIDARBHA Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), a private limited company formed by eminent doctors of the Orange City to provide best comprehensive medical care to citizens from all categories has come up with a-state-of-the-ar..

Wake-up call to be compliant under GST from day one

  By CA Varun Vijaywargi, With less than a week left for Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout, let us analyse our readiness to ensure seamless transition to the e-world of indirect tax system. A run through of the following details can answer the..

Developers must work without fear now: Bawankule

  Business Bureau, APPRECIATING the work carried out in a planned manner in the housing sector by the Maharashtra Government Chandrashekar Bawankule, Maharashtra Energy Minister and Guardian Minister of Nagpur District urged the developers of the..

Registered entities will be like blue eyed boy for Govt under GST: Seth

  Business Bureau, “Under the goods and services tax (GST) regime, all registered traders, dealers, manufacturers and service providers will be blue eyed boys for the Governmnet while those who are un-registered will be treated as orphnas,&..

Pande elected as VIA President

  Business Bureau, Atul Pande retains the post as the President of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) as he was unanimously elected for the post for the 2017-18 term. Apart from this, a new executive body for the term was also elected at the 5..

‘Law education in country is in shambles’

    Staff Reporter, HCBA’s Study Circle initiative applauded by legal fraternity Expressing deep concern over pathetic condition of law education in the country, retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice V.S. Sirpurkar on Thursday express..

Ensure supply of quality herbs: VIA to policy makers

  Business Bureau, Regional entrepreneurs engaged in manufacturing of Ayurvedic herbal medicines and minor forest produce (MFP) based industries observed that the State and Central government may take the sector to a new high as Central India is ..

Builders Assn of India’s State-level meet on 24th

  Business Bureau, A LOT of changes and developments would be seen in the construction industry with the introduction of the RERA Act and GST roll out which would influence builders and contractors in many ways. There would be new challenges for ..

BMS threatens to intensify agitation

  Business Bureau, The city unit of the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Thursday staged demonstrations here to press for its demand of reorganisation of the NITI Aayog saying that the ‘misguided’ and ‘directionless’ refor..

Policy must for food and agro processing sector: VIA

  Business Bureau, Regional players in the food and agro processing sector underscored the need to have a policy to bring prosperity. While giving suggestions to the State Government at a recently held inter regional committee round table discuss..

Festive collection for ‘Eid’ at Gayson’s The Fashion Mall

  Business Bureau, Gayson’s The Fashion Mall has introduced the new range of designer salwarsuits, kurtis and dress material from various designers across the nation for the upcoming Eid festival. With the proceeding of Eid festival on ful..

Shree Shivam store decked up to celebrate ‘Eid’ with enthusiasm

  Business Bureau, SHREE SHIVAM, one of the leading complete family clothing stores of city is fully decked for the Ramzam Eid. The showroom is offering special facilities to its customers on the occasion of Eid. The store is all set in the mood..

Experts tell oil merchants not to be panicked with GST rollout

  Business Bureau, The Oil Merchants Association organised a talk on ‘GST’ for its members. Well-known advocate Santosh Gupta, Principal Bhavesh Bhuptani and CA Kirti Thakkar participated in the interactive meeting. Purushottam Fulwa..

CII holds training on food manufacturing

  Business Bureau, Under the aegis of CII Foundation with support from Mission Health, a CSR initiative of GSK Consumer Healthcare, conducted its food safety supervisors (FSS) - advanced (level 2) training on food manufacturing at Dr Ambedkar Ins..

Vidarbha Opticians Association holds GST workshop

  Business Bureau, THE Vidarbha Opticians Association and Nagpur branch of Western India Regional Council (WIRC) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) jointly organised a workshop on the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The works..

Need to strengthen bank union movement: Ashok Vele

  Business Bureau ASHOK M Vele, Chairman of Punjab National Bank Employees Union (PNBEU), Nagpur HQ was accorded warm farewell by the members of PNBEU on his retirement from the Bank service after putting up 34 years of unblemished service in the..

K Jagadeesan elected as Unit Secy of city unit of FOBOIRA

  FEDERATION of Bank of India Retirees Association (FOBOIRA) elected K Jagdeesan, Unit Secretary (Nagpur) in the executive committee meeting held recently. The first meeting of the new executive committee will be held on June 25 at Indore. F Marti..

Gold recovers on jewellers’ buying; silver cracks below  Rs 39,000-mark

NEW DELHI, June 17, (PTI), AFTER a three-day falling streak, gold prices recovered Rs 55 to Rs 29,170 per 10 grams at the bullion market here on Saturday on scattered buying by local jewellers even as the metal weakened overseas. Silver, however, r..

Indian Hume Pipe bags Rs 183.46 cr order in TN

                          NEW DELHI, June 17, (PTI), INDIAN Hume Pipe on Saturday said that it had secured an order of Rs 183.46 crore from Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Dr..

Tata Motors delivers 30  buses to BMTC

BENGALURU, June 17, (PTI) ,  TATA Motors on Saturday said that it had delivered 30 new buses to the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The new delivery is a part of a larger order of 1,385 buses bagged by Tata Motors comprising..

GST objectives are good but method is hard: ICAI Panel Chief

  Business Bureau, IN 1976, the Jha Committee was formed by the Union Government to study the relevance of GST, which submitted its report to the Government in 1978, which stated that GST was must, informed CA Madhukar Hiregange, Chairman of Indi..

Vasant Medical Stores completes 25 years of operations

    VASANT Medical Stores, a popular medical store situated at Ramdaspeth has successfully completed 25 years of operations. On the occasion of its silver jubilee, Manoj Golawar owner of Vasant Medical Stores has thanked the Nagpurians for ..

City timepiece market registers a turnover of Rs 1 crore per month

  By Praveen Vighre, The age-old tradition of wearing a wrist watch appears to have not faded out with time despite the fact that a large number of electronic gadgets and applinces have been posing a cutthroat competition for it. On the contrary ..

HCL to create 2,000 jobs in city

  Business Bureau, HCL is developing a state-of-the-art centre on a 50 acre land in MIHAN   HCL, a leading global IT services company, on Thursday announced that it would soon hire 2,000 professionals. Through the commencement of its talen..

Tree plantation by WCL’s Jhankar Club

  Business Bureau, Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) Jhankar Club’s President Anita Mishra has organised a tree plantation drive at WCL, Indora area. She highlighted the importance of tree plantation for protection of environment. On the oc..

Allen Career Institute students excel in AIIMS 2017 examination

  Business Bureau, WITH the results of prestigious national level examinations being announced, Allen continues to prove that Kota coaching system is the best in the country. According to Rajesh Maheshwari, Director Allen Career Institute, expres..

Tirupati Urban Co-op Bank bags award

  Business Bureau, A LEADING co-operative bank of Vidarbha, Tirupati Urban Co-operative Bank Limited has been awarded second prize in the category of banks having Rs 500 crore and above deposit for the year 2015-16 from Vidarbha Urban Banks Co-op..

‘Loan waiver should be based on equitable formula’

  Staff Reporter, The loan waiver announced by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has definitely brought smiles on the farmers’ faces but the farmers from Vidarbha are worried that the injustice meted out in 2008 should not be repeated. The f..

‘Three years of Modi Govt has transformed country’

  Business Bureau, Modi Government is committed to eradication of corruption in governance from top to bottom and in three years of rule we have shown the will, acted against the mighty to send the right signals. This was stated by Union Minister..

MECL inks MoU with Ministry of Mines for FY 2017-18 x

  Business Bureau, MINERAL Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL), a Mini Ratna CPSE for mineral exploration in the country has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Mines, Government of India for the financial year 2017-18 ..

‘Concurrent auditor plays a big role in monitoring NPAs’

  Business Bureau, CONCURRENT audit is an area where opportunities for chartered accountants are increasing day by day. It can be a very effective tool for not only auditors but also for the management. “In the existing scenario concurrent..

Need to bring in big reforms in higher education: Pawar

  Business Bureau, EVERY education system, which has evolved in the world whether it is traditional or radical, has its advantages and drawbacks. In order to do away with the drawbacks, universities have started thinking about the future and givi..

CAPS students shine in Board exams

  CONTINUING the glorious legacy and blazing an unparalleled trail of leading the way to success, the students of Central Academy of Professional Studies (CAPS) has this time again performed exceptionally well in XII CBSE as well as State Board ex..

Hyundai Motor launches ‘biggest offer of the year’

  Business Bureau, HYUNDAI Motor India Limited (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter has launched the ‘biggest offer of the year’ this June 17. With the advent of the new ta..

Oversupply brings red chilli prices crashing

  Business Bureau, THE red chilli prices have fallen by 50 per cent due to oversupply compared to prices of previous year in the wholesale market. “Due to good rains, there was a bumper production of the crop in major chilly-producing regio..

Union Health Minister of State visits Dew Medicare and Trinity Hospital

  FAGGAN Singh Kulaste, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare GoI visited DEW Medicare and Trinity Hospital situated at 80-81, Hindustan Colony, Wardha Road recently. Kulaste was welcomed by directors of hospital Dr Shailesh Pitale, Dr S..

Wardhaman Urban Co-op Bank bags first prize from Vidarbha Urban Banks Assn

  Business Bureau, WARDHAMAN Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd has once again bagged first prize from Vidarbha Urban Banks Association. It is the third time in a row the bank has retained its top position. Wardhaman Bank which was able to retain its to..

‘Good power quality required to improve industrial productivity’

  Business Bureau, AS A result of poor power quality the economy was incurring heavy losses in terms of lost production, burned out equipment and poor reliability. To reduce the instances of voltage sags, harmonics etc., there was a need to provi..

IIT Home students come off with flying colours in JEE Advanced examination

  Business Bureau, As per results compiled till now, a total of 197 students from IIT-Home have qualified JEE Advanced 2017. The compilation is going on and number is likely to increase IIT-HOME emerges as the undisputed champion staging home to..

CAIT to train 10,000 ‘Master Trainers’ for GST

  Business Bureau, In its pursuit to empower trading community with on boarding on GST taxation system and digital payments as also with an aim to make 10,000 traders across country as ‘Master Trainers,’ the Confederation of All India..

IT hardware firms expect GST to hit business

  Business Bureau, IT HARDWARE industry hailed the Government’s move to scale down goods and services tax rate for printers to 18 per cent but expect business to be impacted because of high 28 per cent rate imposed on computer monitors and ..

Gold slips; silver cracks below 40K on tepid demand

NEW DELHI, June 10, (PTI), GOLD slumped for the third day, losing Rs 55 to Rs 29,370 per 10 grams at the bullion market here on Saturday, largely in tandem with a weak global trend. Besides, a reduced offtake by local jewellers owing to a considerab..

Alibaba Cloud inks deal with Tata Communications

BEIJING, June 10, (PTI), TATA Communications on Saturday inked a deal with Alibaba Cloud to enable customers from India and 150 other countries to connect to the Chinese e-commerce giant’s ‘Express Connect’ platform for a fast, st..

Forex kitty at life-time high of $381.167 bn

                MUMBAI, June 10,  (PTI), INDIA’S forex reserves surged by USD 2.404 billion to reach a life-time high of USD 381.167 billion in the week to June 2 on account of rise in foreig..

‘Infrastructure must be ready before roll-out of GST’

  Business Bureau, A delegation of Chamber of Associations of Maharashtra Industry & Trade (CAMIT) under the leadership of Chairman Mohan Gurnani and President Dipen Agrawal along with representatives from 27 municipal corporations/council re..

School, college uniforms at Gaysons Tots and Teens

  Business Bureau, GAYSONS Tots and Teens, one of the premium kids store of Central India, has introduced school uniforms and its related accessories. Gaysons has always given Nagpur the best brands, quality and fashion to its patrons. It is also..

RCOEM ranked 49th in India by Outlook survey

  Business Bureau, SHRI Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM), in its spree of attaining momentous achievements, has grabbed one more coveted title. The Outlook Magazine, one of most widely read and acclaimed magazines of India..

Textile industry fret over 18 pc GST, fear job cuts

  Business Bureau, THE textile industry has said it is worried over Government’s decision to impose 18 per cent GST on manmade fibre as the levy will dent the margins of firms manufacturing synthetic yarn and could lead to job losses.The in..

‘Bankers should help RBI in spreading financial literacy’

  Business Bureau, In order to emphasise the importance of financial literacy, the Reserve bank of India is observing Financial Literacy Week which commenced from June 5 in the country. Financial Literacy Week for Vidarbha region was inaugurated ..

Realtors hail RBI move to lower risk weightage on home loans

  Business Bureau, Realtors body CREDAI has hailed the RBI’s decision to lower risk weightage on home loans, saying the move would boost housing demand and help in overall growth of the real estate sector. “While RBI has kept repo ra..

CAIT launches its first ‘GST Ki Pathshala’ in city

  Business Bureau, THE Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in association with Tally Education Private Limited launched its first training centre ‘GST Ki Pathshala’ at Nagpur for training Tally certified accountants to equip tra..

CSIR-NEERI to function as help-desk centre for industries

  ■ Business Bureau, VIA, CSIR-NEERI sign memorandum of understanding CSIR-NATIONAL Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) celebrated World EnvironmentDay at NEERI. Prof S P Gautam, Member of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Comm..

Overwhelming response to Tanishq’s exchange offer

  Business Bureau, TANISHQ, India’s largest and most loved jewellery brand, has announced an exciting exchange offer for its customers. Started from June 2,2017,customers can walk into any Tanishq store and exchange their old gold jewellery..

Travellers in trouble as QA suspends flights from Doha to Dubai

  Business Bureau, THE cut off flies between Arab nations to Qatar has a great impact on the travellers from Nagpur as Qatar Airways (QA) did not entertain them to travel further from Doha to Dubai.From Nagpur, businessmen, tourists and individua..

Make efforts to protect water, land and forest: CM

  Business Bureau, EVERYONE must make efforts to protect water, land and forest, said Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister, while speaking at the World Environment Day function organised by Yeshwantrao Chavan Pratishthan, Mumbai. Also pr..

Admission opens at Arqam Public School

Business Bureau, ARQAM Public School, an initiative of Dar-e-Arqam Education Trust opened its classroom doors in 2011. Now in its 7th school year, it has grown upto a strength of more than 400 students. The admission for the session 2017-2018 are going..

Every individual in an organisation is important: Mridul Chakravorty

  Business Bureau, THE Nagpur chapter of NHRDN had organised an interactive session with Mridul Chakravorty, who currently heads the HR department at TCS Nagpur, as part of their monthly programme on ‘Mentoring, Coaching or Counselling: the..

CAIT to launch GST-enabled computer system BizGuru

Business Bureau, CAIT has urged the Govt to declare period from July 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 as interim period to enable traders to make transition to a more sophisticated digital tax framework In the wake of GST Council unanimously deciding to roll..

Pareto principle makes us introspect and promotes in-depth analysis: Kartik Kale

Business Bureau, “Pareto phenomenon works as tool for introspection and helps introspect and analyse business. 80 per cent of your sales come from 20 per cent of your clients, mathematically the 80/20 rule is roughly followed by a ‘Power La..

People should conserve environment: Sangitrao

Business Bureau, THE planet’s natural resources are being depleted at an alarming rate due to mass consumption thereby damaging the environment. Indiscriminate use of natural resources as raw materials for various processes has resulted in pollut..

Universal Wage Code Bill will be introduced soon, says Dattatreya

Business Bureau, In order to provide appropriate wages to workers, Universal Wage Code Bill will be introduced soon in the Parliament, said, Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Labour Minister.Dattatreya was speaking at the recently concluded 18th 3-day national..

Inampro+ web portal launched for procurement of materials

Business Bureau, NITIN Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping launched Inampro + which is a web portal developed by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways through National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation ..

Wockhardt Hospitals’ ‘Dil Dhadkne Do’ drive receives overwhelming response

                                          Business Bureau, ONE of the leading and reputed hospitals in the city, Wockhardt Hos..

Professionals should gear up for GST challenges: Shah

Business Bureau, “GOODS and Services Tax (GST) seem to be all set to be implemented from July 1, 2017 because the Government is taking all possible steps to make it possible to meet this deadlines inspite of many hurdles. Under such circumstances..

Millennials changing dynamics of workplace at India Inc

Business Bureau, WITH millennials slowly taking over and likely to soon dominate the leadership roles, organisations are rapidly changing their working environment to suit the younger generation, according to industry experts. “The collective wo..

A2Z Infra Engg bags order from Tanzania 

NEW DELHI, June 3, (PTI), A2Z Infra Engineering on Saturday said it had received a contract worth USD 9.43 million (about Rs 60.35 crore) from Tanzania. “A2Z Infra Engineering informs that a contract has been awarded from Rural Energy Agency ..

OnMobile launches its first consumer app in the US 

                  BENGALURU, June 3, (PTI), THE city-based OnMobile Global Limited on Saturday announced the launch of ONMO Express in the USA, the company’s first consumer App. Through ONM..

SpiceJet reports 43 pc fall in net profit in Q4 FY17

MUMBAI, June 3, (PTI), BUDGET carrier SpiceJet on Saturday reported a 43 per cent fall in net profit at Rs 41.6 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2017 due to higher fuel cost and lower yield on account of demonetisation. The Gurgaon-bas..

NTPC forays into EV charging  stations business

NEW DELHI, June 3, (PTI), THE State-run power giant NTPC on Saturday entered into the new business segment of setting up charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) and has installed first such points at its offices in Delhi and Noida. The main o..

Economic turnaround in Q1: Panagariya

NEW DELHI, June 2, (PTI), THE Indian economy was out of the woods as far as the impact of demonetisation was concerned and a turnaround would be seen in the first quarter of the current fiscal, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman, Arvind Panagariya said on Fri..

SBI funds 100 MW rooftop solar projects under World Bank programme

                NEW DELHI,  June 2, (PTI), STATE Bank of India (SBI) on Friday announced financing of 100 MW rooftop solar projects worth Rs 400 crore for private developers under a World Bank pro..

RCom gets 7 months to service debt

RCom gets 7 months to service debt..

RBI initiates ‘prompt corrective action’ for Dena Bank

MUMBAI, June 2, (PTI), THE Reserve Bank has put Dena Bank under watch by initiating prompt corrective action against it, a move that will place various restrictions on the lender, including on fresh loans and dividend distribution. Earlier, similar..

Shrinivas Public School inaugurated

Business Bureau, Shrinivas Public School, the latest initiative of the Women’s Education Society (WES), was formally inaugurated by Advocate V R Manohar, President of the Society. The unveiling of the foundation stone of the newly constructed sch..

Cadence Academy successfully completes 17 years of excellence in education

Business Bureau, CADENCE Academy of Design Private Limited providing educational services in fashion and interior designing courses since year 2000 completes 17 successful years of excellence in design education on June 1 and is presently the most repu..

Mridul Chakravorty to address NHRDN, Nagpur Chapter today

Business Bureau, National HRD Network (NHRDN), Nagpur Chapter is organising the talk of Mridul Chakravorty on June 2, 2017 at Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines, from 7 pm to 8.30 pm. The topic of the programme is ‘Mentoring, coaching or counselling:..

‘Potash fertiliser prices may shoot up post GST’

Business Bureau, FARMERS may have to pay more for muriate of potash (MoP), a widely used soil-nutrient, as its retail prices are expected to go up due to higher GST rate, subsidy cut and strong global price movement.However, fertiliser companies would ..

Gadkari lays foundation stone of 8 connectivity projects at JNPT

Business Bureau, The 8 connectivity projects involve cost worth Rs 1,117.03 cr NITIN GADKARI, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping laid the foundation stone for eight connectivity projects worth Rs 1,117.03 crore at Jawaharlal Nehr..

Apparel exporters seek continuation of ROSL under GST regime

Business Bureau, APPAREL exporters’ body AEPC demanded the rebate on state levies scheme for the sector should be continued under the GST regime, arguing that it gave a boost to exports. The Apparel Exports Promotion Council (AEPC) said it has ma..

GST is biggest tax reform of independent India: Agrawal

Business Bureau, “Goods and Services Tax (GST) is the biggest tax reform of independent India,” said CA Ashwini Agrawal, Past Chairman of ICAI, Nagpur branch.He was speaking at the chief guest on 3 days ‘Beginners Course on GST’..

Strike by chemists and druggists successful in Nagpur district: NDCDA

Business Bureau, THE Nagpur District Chemists and Druggists Association (NDCDA) has claimed that retail chemists, druggists and pharmacies have supported the day-long strike by keeping their shops closed throughout the day. NDCDA has claimed that the ..

Jaguar cuts select model prices by upto Rs 10.9 lakh

NEW DELHI, TATA Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reduced prices of select models by up to Rs 10.9 lakh from immediate effect to pass on benefits of new tax rates under GST expected to be rolled out in July. The estimated price reduction post GS..

Nirali Cookery Institute’s workshop on ‘Bridal cooking and home mgmt’ from today

Business Bureau, NIRALI Cookery Institute is organising a 30-day workshop on ‘Bridal cooking and home management at its premises Tekadi Road, Sadar, from May 31. Master Chef Neeraj Jain, who is the main organiser of the workshop while talking to..

Cement demand growth to recover to 4-5% in FY18: ICRA Report

MUMBAI, May 29, (PTI), CEMENT demand growth is expected to recover to around 4-5 per cent during 2017-2018, driven by a pick-up in the housing and infrastructure segments, according to ratings agency ICRA. Cement demand, which was negatively impact..

HP, KPMG unveil GST solution for traders

NEW DELHI, May 29, (PTI), HP INDIA and KPMG on Monday announced a new solution for traders as well as micro, small and medium enterprises to transition onto the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, to be rolled in just over a month. Touted as the b..

‘New coal allocation policy to benefit private independent power plants’

                  NEW DELHI, May 29, (PTI), THE new coal allocation policy will benefit private independent power plants having combined capacity of 28 GW that were adversely affected by lack of ..

Dabhol impairment pulls down NTPC Q4 net 25%

          NEW DELHI, May 29, (PTI), STATE-RUN power giant NTPC’s standalone net profit declined by 25.54 per cent to Rs 2079.40 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 on impairment of investment in Ratnagiri ..

‘Economy may not witness inflationary pressure post GST’

Business Bureau, THE Goods and Services Tax (GST) is being introduced to bring uniformity of taxes and do away with cascading affect of tax and multiple tax authorities. “The GST has been prepared by professionals and bureaucrats in such a way th..

‘Ayurved is our priceless treasure’

Business Bureau, AYURVED touches many aspects of a persons life. It is not just a medicine as it heals cures and prevents disorders and malfunctions in human body. It is omnipresent and tells a person everything about the way to lead a healthy life. It..

Bureaucracy, multiple agencies restrict mining growth: Report

Business Bureau, LACK of transparency and a difficult bureaucracy underpinned by multiple agencies are creating obstacles in the growth of India’s mining industry, says a report. The report -- ‘How can India unleash its potential to become ..

‘India leads globally in adoption of biometric tech’

Business Bureau, WITH advancements in the field of biometric technology, India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques, says a report. “On an average, people in India (9 per cent) are three times more likely than any other countr..

Electric mobility services provide job opportunities

By Praveen Vighre, NIRMALA Ford, a resident of Koradi and the only lady driver partner of Ola electric cab, while talking to The Hitavada, at the sidelines of the inauguration of India’s first Multi Modal Electric Vehicle Project and Ola Electric..

Lifestyle Interior Mall launches full bedroom set at Rs 35,000

Business Bureau, WITH a deep thought, Lifestyle Interior Mall (LIM) was conceptualised. Taking every care of every strata of society. Roughly built over 15,000 square feet LIM caters to all the furniture and furnishings needed to make up a wonderful ho..