The new tax regime incentivizes the use of pet coke, or petroleum coke, which is a refinery by-product, as it is taxed at 18 percent, much lower than alternate cleaner fuels such as natural gas
According to sources, the Election Commission has decided that the E Palaniwami-O Panneerselvam merged faction deserves the party symbol. Official confirmation is still awaited.
The quest for an open and accessible Internet, he said, often leads to vulnerabilities like cyber attacks, and a major focus area should be training of well-equipped professionals to counter cyber threats.
India and the US are co-hosting the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad next week, in which 1,500 entrepreneurs from 170 countries and 350 participants from the US, a large number of whom are Indian-Americans, will take part.
In a bid to promote tourism in India, the government is planning to offer nearly 50 percent of their annual marketing budget as a fixed contribution to private players including leading hotels, travel agencies and online travel portal.
A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of the Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, accused by both the United States and India of masterminding the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai that killed 166 people.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said it would hear on Tuesday the plea that alleged that the makers of "Padmavati" misrepresented facts before the court with regard to Censor Board's approval on releasing songs and the promo.
"PADMAVATI (12A) moderate violence, injury detail," read a tweet from BBFC's verified account.
Ivanka, 36, will lead a high-powered American delegation of officials, women entrepreneurs and businessmen for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 in Hyderabad, a three-day summit beginning November 28.
Launched by the prime minister at the time of the state assembly polls earlier this year, the ambitious all weather roads project would smoothen the annual pilgrimage to the four famous Himalayan shrines.
A notification banning the film's release was issued by the information and broadcasting department of the state.
Netanyahu would be only the second Israeli Prime Minister to visit India since diplomatic relations were established between the two countries in 1992. His visit next year would be happening almost 15 years after the first visit by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to New Delhi in 2003.
The government would spend Rs 23 crore to install solar panels to ensure uninterrupted power supply so that the wifi facility functions smoothly, Modi said while addressing a meeting to review the wifi campus scheme.
Wickremesinghe arrived here today from Bengaluru which was his first destination. He was received at the airport here by Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu.
The 66-year-old star has in recent times hinted at the possibility of joining politics.
Union minister K J Alphons said today he was not responsible for delay of a flight after a purported video of a passenger arguing with him at the Imphal airport went viral.
Singhvi's attack comes in the wake of a series of controversial remarks made by BJP leaders, allegedly including the prime minister and the latest by party MP Paresh Rawal.
Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore told reporters that his party stands for use of civil political language and is against use of any abuse.
Foreign investors may be giving India's investment policies for the real estate market a thumbs-up, but Indian cities still have a long way to go to become A-listers in the Asia-Pacific region. Only 3 Indian cities find a place in the list of top-20 real estate markets in the region, as compiled by PwC and the Urban Land Institute and not one of them is on the top-10.
US based 'Virgin Hyperloop One' which recently saw investment from Richard Branson is conducting a feasibility study to bring Hyperloop technology to Karnataka. Company's Senior Vice President for Global Operations, Nick Earle told CNBC-TV18's Rukmini Rao that the feasibility report which is expected within six weeks will reveal which route in Karnataka will see the most advanced mode of transport.
CNBC-TV18's Archana Shukla captures the sights and sounds and the key issues that are deciding people's choice. She traveled to Surat's diamond market for pulse check and asked them whether or not the implementation of the GST impacted their business in any way.
Swedish furniture major IKEA has opened its first experience centre called Hej Home in Hyderabad. The centre will exhibit IKEA products and solutions and potential customers can experience these products before they decide to buy it from an IKEA store.
The standardisation of charging infrastructure will enable electric vehicles of all models by different manufacturers to be charged at any station.
Putting pressure on Myanmar, the US on Wednesday declared as "ethnic cleansing" the violence against Rohingya Muslims in the country and warned that the Trump administration could impose new penalties on it.
The Employees Provident Fund Organisation has laid down provisions that will help pensioners in submitting the Jeevan Parmaan certificate with ease, EPFO said in a statement today.