Saturday , 20 October 2018


PNB to turn profitable in FY’19; Nirav Modi scam a bygone: Mehta

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Punjab National Bank (PNB) is expected to turn profitable this fiscal and is poised for growth, its managing director Sunil Mehta said asserting that the Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi scam is a bygone. Please like & share: Read More »

Amazon raises its minimum wage in US to $15/hour

SAN FRANCISCO: on Tuesday said it was raising the minimum wage for all its US employees to $15 an hour, starting from November 1. The move comes after the company faced criticism about the pay and benefits for its warehouse workers.  Please like & share: Read More »

GST collection crosses Rs 94,000 cr in September

NEW DELHI: Despite reduced tax rates on several items, revenue collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at Rs 94,442 crore in September after sliding to Rs 93,960 crore in August. Please like & share: Read More »

UIDAI asks telcos to submit plan to discontinue Aadhaar-based eKYC

NEW DELHI: Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI Monday asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using the 12-digit unique ID number for customer authentication. Please like & share: Read More »

Multi Model Logistic Park discussion held

VASCO: The chairman of Logistic Committee of Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Chandrakant Gawas discussed about the Multi Model Logistic Park (MMLP) which is coming up at Balli project in South District of Goa with the chairman and managing director of Konkan Railway Sanjay Gupta and chief general manager of CONCAR Shart Chaandrayan. The project will be set ... Read More »

Air India revival package to be ready soon: Minister

KOLKATA: The Centre is working on a revival package with four elements, including financial assistance for Air India, and it will be made ready for approval soon, Union Minister of State for Aviation Jayant Sinha said here. Please like & share: Read More »

India, Uzbekistan set $1-bn trade target

NEW DELHI: India and Uzbekistan set an annual bilateral trade target of $1 billion to be achieved in two years and agreed to cooperate in counter-terrorism efforts as the two sides signed 17 agreements across a range of sectors following delegation-level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Shavkat Mirziyoyev here on Monday. Please like & share: Read More »

Natural gas price hike ‘fuel loot’: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday dubbed the latest hike in the price of domestic natural gas as “fuel loot” and demanded that the Centre rolls back the excise and custom duties to give relief to the masses. Please like & share: Read More »

GSL revenue up by 32%

NT NETWORK   VASCO The chairman and managing director of Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) Rear Admiral (retd) Shekhar Mital informed that company revenue has increased by 32 per cent year on year (YoY) from Rs 1,102 crore in financial year 2017 to Rs 1,452 crore in financial year 2018, while operating profit has increased from Rs 131 crore in the ... Read More »

NABARD launches second phase of E-shakti project for SHGs

NT NETWORK   PANAJI NABARD launched the second phase of E-shakti project in the SLBC meeting held on September 25. As part of the programme, animators, viz. the implementing agencies of the project were given mobile phones to update data of self help groups (SHGs)  on a monthly basis. Dharmendra Sharma, chief secretary, distributed the mobile phones. The E-shakti project ... Read More »