Category Archives: Business

Jio effect: Mobile data prices fell 48% in 2016, says report

Meeker pointed that Indians spend 28 hours on an average per week browsing the web on their mobile phones out of which around 12.5 hours is spent accessing entertainment content India’s wireless consumer data prices have fallen 48 percent since

Indian SMEs more bullish on growth prospects than firms in China: Study

In spite of doubts over uncertain business rules following the goods and services tax (GST) rollout in July 1, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are more bullish on growth prospects as compared to their global counterparts, according to a survey

Real estate, retail, logistics to create maximum jobs in India

Sectors such as construction and real estate, beauty and wellness, organised retail, transport and logistics hold the maximum job potential in India in the near future, according to a report. The Assocham-Thought Arbitrage Research Institute Paper noted that the country’s

Google’s Sundar Pichai announces digital training, dedicated cloud services for Indian SMEs

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday announced that the company is opening a dedicated cloud region for India this year. He further announced that this dedicated cloud region for India is coming later this year. Pichai speaking at a Small

Sensex, Nifty fall in early trade on profit booking

The benchmark BSE Sensex fell by 85 points while NSE Nifty slumped below the 9,400-mark in early trade today due to profit booking by investors. The 30-share barometer declined by 85.17 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 30,485.80 points. Shares

India offers tax concessions to Apple to expand production

India has offered to allow Apple Inc to import mobile handset components intended for use in local manufacturing tax free, a top government official said on Tuesday. The tax concessions will be subject to the condition of increasing local value

Sensex falls in closing trade as Indian army blasts Pakistan border posts

Indian share benchmarks slipped by about 0.6% on Tuesday as investors rushed to book profit after a strong rally since the Centre and states finalised the goods and services (GST) rates for various items late last week. News of Indian

MSMEs the New Investment Options : Pawan Bajaj

The increasing NPAs, especially in the corporate, have shattered the banks’ spine and changed their credit dynamics. Have the NPAs piled up at the cost of MSMEs? With the AQR sword hanging on the banks head, will the next focus

Saudi Aramco ‘strongly interested’ in Indian refining project, Pradhan says

India, which has repeatedly pressed OPEC members for oil price stability, has offered staff and other technical assistance to Aramco, says Pradhan. Saudi Aramco is “strongly interested” in a refining project with Indian state refiners, Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s oil and

Indo-Africa partnership can shape world’s future: Jaitley

Photo Source: Hindustan Times Finance minister Arun Jaitley today on Monday the unique India-Africa partnership model can shape the future of the world as he stressed on increasing the cooperation between the two sides. Speaking at the opening session of