A total of 20 donors today announced contributions, or their intention to contribute, to the 2017 budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). India made a confirmed pledge of 1.25 million dollars in annual contribution to the agency.
Budget carrier IndiGo's parentInterGlobe Aviation today posted a nearly 24 per cent rise inits net profit at Rs 139.85 crore in the three months endedSeptember 2016, mainly aided by higher passenger revenues.
The tax incidence will remain more or less the same under GST despite the cess, says Executive Director of M&M, Pawan Goenka. He along the management of several auto companies, discussed transitional issues on GST with Finance Minstry officials today
In Mumbais real estate landscape, prices generally reduce as one moves from the south to the northern suburbs. Today, most home buyers prefer properties in the suburbs, due to its affordability, connectivity to ones R
Having signed the 8.8-billion-euro Rafale deal, the government will have to increase the defence budget midway through this financial year to pay for new orders, domestic brokerage ICICI Securities said today.
Spectrum auction received additional bids worth Rs 3,100 crore on the third day today to take total commitments to Rs 59,981 crore, leaving two-thirds of total quantum of on-offer airwaves unsold as bidders stayed away from high-cost 700 Mhz and 900 Mhz bands.
The proposal for advancing of the Budget and the merger of the railway Budget with it will be considered tomorrow at a meeting of the union Cabinet to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been pushing for it.
As the government looks toadvance the Union Budget presentation by a month toJanuary-end, rating agency ICRA today flagged concerns aboutavailability of lesser data, saying advance GDP estimates aswell as corporate tax filings are available only in February.
State Finance Minister T M Thomas Issac today said it will take at least three years for the government to bring the state's budget to a normal state but this situation would not be allowed to impact its investment plans.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, who headed a panel that suggested a benchmark GST rate, said the government should try to keep as low a GST rate as possible, as this would boost compliance.