BUSINESS AWAAZ

RBI asks banks to use machines to check authenticity of notes

AMN / RBI has asked banks to examine the authenticity of banknotes tendered over the counter through machines. It is part of an effort to minimise the circulation of fake currency. In case, it is detected as a fake, the banknote should be stamped as “counterfeit note” and impounded and the entry be marked in … Continue reading RBI asks banks to use machines to check authenticity of notes

Gold down by Rs 380 to Rs 26,650 per ten grams

Gold fell for the third straight day, losing 380 rupees, to 26,650 rupees per ten grams at Delhi’s bullion market, on slack demand from jewelers, and negative global cues. Silver slumped 770 rupees, to 34,200 rupees per kilo, on poor offtake by industrial units and coin-makers. Silver coins held steady, at 50,000 rupeesd for buying … Continue reading Gold down by Rs 380 to Rs 26,650 per ten grams

India, Germany to explore other ways to exchange info on tax

AMN / India and Germany have agreed to explore other possibilities to enhance exchange of information related to tax. They also agreed to resume negotiations on partial revision of the DTAA between the two countries with a view to bring the provisions relating to Exchange of Information to International Standards This was agreed after a … Continue reading India, Germany to explore other ways to exchange info on tax

India can replace China as driver of world economy: Jaitley

AMN / Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said Indian with 8 to 9 percent growth rate can replace China as the driver of world economy. In an interview to BBC in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said India see the recent turmoil in the china’s economy as a great opportunity. The Minister said the country … Continue reading India can replace China as driver of world economy: Jaitley

Onion availability improving, prices showing declining trends: Govt

AMN / Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, C. Viswanath today reviewed availability and prices of Onions and Pulses in a meeting with officers from Consumer Affairs, Department of Agriculture and Government of Delhi. Senior officials from SFAC, NAFED and Mother Dairy were also present in the meeting. It was informed by Agriculture Department that though … Continue reading Onion availability improving, prices showing declining trends: Govt

China cuts interest rates to spur economic growth

China’s central bank has cut interest rates and lowered the amount its reserve banks must hold, to support a stuttering economy and plunging stock market that sent shock waves around the globe. People’s Bank of China cut its key lending rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.6 per cent, an effort to calm stock markets. … Continue reading China cuts interest rates to spur economic growth

India capable of dealing with external shocks: RBI Dy Governor

A day after the biggest-ever plunge in markets, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor S S Mundra sought to allay fears saying the problems are transient, driven by inter-connectedness of the world economies. He also said that India is capable of dealing with any kind of external shocks. Speaking on the sidelines of national … Continue reading India capable of dealing with external shocks: RBI Dy Governor

NITI Aayog to set up expert group to draft model land leasing law

AMN / NITI Aayog will soon set up an experts committee to prepare a model land leasing law which can be adopted by states as per their local needs. The decision was taken at a meeting of Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries of Revenue and Land yesterday, which was chaired by Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog … Continue reading NITI Aayog to set up expert group to draft model land leasing law

Indian economy is full of possibilities

By Raghuram Rajan, Governor, RBI We live in an increasingly uncertain world. Seven years after the financial crisis, advanced economies are still growing slowly, while a number of emerging economies are experiencing difficulty as the old export-led growth model flounders. In this environment, there is both challenge and opportunity. Challenge because the world will not … Continue reading Indian economy is full of possibilities

Economic growth rate expected upto 8% in 2015-16: Jaitley

AMN / Finance Minster Arun Jaitley today said that the economy is in a revival phase and expected that it will clock a growth rate in excess of 8 per cent in 2015-16. Addressing a conference of Chief Commissioners and Director Generals of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said … Continue reading Economic growth rate expected upto 8% in 2015-16: Jaitley

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ELECTIONS

EC issues notice to Siddhu for seeking votes on religious lines

  AMN The Election commission has issued a notice to Congress leader, Navjot Singh Siddhu for seeki ...

EC stops online streaming of web series on PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has ordered to stop online streaming of a web series on Prime Ministe ...

Electioneering at its peak for 3rd phase of LS polls

AGENCIES Leaders across political spectrum holding rallies and roadshows for the third phase of Lok Sabha ele ...

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SPORTS

Asian Weightlifting Championships begin in China

The Asian Weightlifting Championships began in Ningbo, China today. The competition will continue till the 28t ...

Asian Athletics Championships to begin in Doha tomorrow

The Asian Athletics Championships will begin in Doha tomorrow. The first day will decide eight gold medals. ...

IPL: Rajasthan defeat Mumbai by five wickets

In IPL Cricket, Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by five wickets in Jaipur this evening. Rajasthan ach ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...