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Nazara Technologies announces investment by ESL

MUMBAI: Nazara Technologies Limited (Nazara) announced that ESL, one of the world’s largest Esports company has invested for a minority stake in the Indian company. Please like & share: Read More »

Toyota launches Yaris

PANAJI: Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled Yaris during Auto Expo 2018. With the launch of Yaris one of the leading auto manufacturer marks its entry into the highly competitive B-segment in India. Built on Toyota’s renowned philosophy of QDR (quality, durability & reliability) this world class sedan is as advanced as it is luxurious. Under the development concept of ‘the new value pioneer’ ... Read More »

Kovind urges agri research institute to set up incubation centre

PTI NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind Friday urged the premier agri-institute IARI to set up an innovation and incubation centre to promote agri-business and called on venture capitalists to infuse funds in it, stating that the government is working towards doubling farmers’ income by 2022. Young scientists and agri-graduates must harness the unexplored potential that still existing in the ... Read More »

Demonetisation depositors, all companies should file ITRs by March 31: I-T dept

PTI NEW DELHI The Income Tax Department Friday urged those who deposited “large amounts of cash” post demonetisation and all companies to file their returns by March 31, failing which they may face penalty and prosecution. It also cautioned eligible trusts, political parties and associations to file their income tax returns by this final deadline and “come clean”. The department, ... Read More »

Jharkhand MPs seek PM Modi’s intervention over privatisation move

IANS   RANCHI Ten MPs of Jharkhand have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention on the Union Heavy Industries Ministry’s move to privatise the Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC), one of the oldest such in the government sector that was established in 1958. “HEC is one of the biggest PSU of the Asia. Thousands of farmers had given ... Read More »

‘Goa’s draft startup policy to be ready by Mar 31’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa’s draft Startup Policy will be finalised by March 31, informed IT Minister Rohan Khaunte, on Thursday and added that the policy will make Goa as a best startup destination in Asia by 2025. Khaunte was speaking as the chief guest at the three-day Goa Biz Fest 2018 at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee stadium, Bambolim. He also ... Read More »

Govt foregoing ‘fiscal prudence’, worsening deficit: Chidamabaram

NEW DELHI Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of “abandoning fiscal prudence” and worsening the fiscal deficit and demanded to know as to how many jobs meeting International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards were created in the last four years as against the promised two crore jobs a year. Speaking in Rajya Sabha amid ... Read More »

India to seek lower oil rates from Saudi Arabia, US

PTI   NEW DELHI India will press Saudi Arabia and the US, the world’s biggest oil producers, this month for a reduction in oil prices to provide relief to fuel consumers, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Thursday. Saudi Oil Minister Khalid A Al-Falih will visit India on February 23- February 24, while US Energy Secretary Rick Perry would be here ... Read More »

Additional 3 cr free LPG connections to be given to poor households by 2020

PTI   NEW DELHI As many as 3 crore additional free cooking gas (LPG) connections will be given to poor households by March 2020 at an extra expense of Rs 4,800 crore, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Thursday. The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched in May 2016 with a target to give 5 crore LPG connections to poor ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

Training on indirect taxes, GST on Feb 23 PANAJI: A one-day training programme on various changes in indirect taxes proposed by the Union Budget and also the GST legislation will be held on February 23, at Vivanta by Taj, Panaji. The programme is organised by CII-Goa and is meant for those working in the area of finance, accounts, taxation, procurement, invoicing, stores ... Read More »