Monday, November 30, 2020



Burger King India IPO opens on Dec 2

MUMBAI: Burger King India Ltd, one of the fastest growing international QSR chains in India during the first five years of operations...

IKEA to begin work in Noida

Lucknow: Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will soon begin work at its Noida outlet, touted to be its biggest store in India.

Govt can forego interest on eight categories of loans: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday directed the government to ensure that all steps be taken to implement its decision to forego...

58K women banking training begins in UP

IANS Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath has asked the rural development and panchayati raj departments...


Govt to address economic slippages in budget: FM

NEW DELHI: Admitting that the situation has not changed much during the past one year, Finance Minister Mr Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that he will have to address the slippages in economic parameters in the upcoming budget.

Issue of foreign equity in Indian carriers gets mixed response

NEW DELHI: The government’s decision to consider allowing foreign airlines pick equity in Indian carriers on Wednesday received a mixed response with its opponents saying foreign airlines would finally dominate the Indian sky.


Thomas Cook Holiday Summer Sale on Jan 21, 22

PANAJI: Thomas Cook (India) Ltd (TCIL) rolls out its pioneering Thomas Cook Holiday Summer Sale Road Show for the first time ever in Margao on January 21 and 22 at their new office at OSIA Mall, near Kadamba Bus Stand, Margao – 10 a.m. onwards.

Gold, silver to become costlier due to changes in duty structure

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver are set to become more expensive as the government has changed the duty structure on precious metals from specific to value-linked, which will enable the exchequer to rake in an additional `600 crore during the remaining months of the fiscal.

Trade unions seek to safeguard workers’ interest

NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Mr Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the high volatility of international prices, particularly fuel, posed serious challenges on the inflation front.


HDFC Bank opens five branches in Goa in 2 days 

PANAJI: HDFC Bank opened five branches in Goa on January 13 and 14. While the branches Valpoi, Quepem and Chandor were inaugurated on Friday, January 13, the ones in Saligao and Anjuna were opened a day after.

Inflation falls to two-year low of 7.47 %

NEW DELHI: On the back of decline in the prices of food products, India’s annual inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a two-year low of 7.47 per cent in December as compared to 9.11 per cent in the previous month, official data showed Monday.

Centre to infuse Rs 775 cr in Bank of Baroda

BANGALORE: Reflecting on its recent performances, the Union Government has decided to infuse ` 775 crore as second tranche of capital by March this year, a top bank official said Monday.


Love under threat

Interfaith couples uneasy as ‘love jihad’ storm rages, gathers force Trisha Mukherjee and Manik Gupta Crisscrossing...

Unfunny times

While many comedians started performing online during the lockdown, it has not worked for most. And even now the comedy industry is...

Where have all the picnics gone?

Frederick Noronha Maybe I’m just imagining it, or maybe it’s how you feel when the years add up. But,...

The benefits of antioxidants

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi The oxygen that we breathe helps to break down the molecules in the food so that...