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'Govt working on long-term plan to curb, control fuel prices'

Indore, May 31 (PTI) The Union government is working on a long-term plan to provide relief to people from rising fuel prices, Union Minister Piyush …

No bidders for Air India stake sale; govt likely to re-think strategy

(Eds: Adding quotes after para 10)New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) In a major setback to the Air India disinvestment process, the government today said no …

NSEL probe: ED seizes Rs 17 lakh cash, over 60 vehicles in raids

Mumbai, May 31 (PTI) The Enforcement Directorate has seized Rs 17 lakh cash, 63 vehicles and investment documents of Rs 350 crore in fresh searches …

Indian economy grows 7.7% in Q4, remains ahead of China as fastest growing

(Eds: Updating) New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) India's GDP grew at the fastest pace in seven quarters at 7.7 per cent in January-March, retaining the …

EU ripostes as Trump kicks off transatlantic trade war

\R Brussels, May 31 (AFP) The European Union will retaliate swiftly to the United States' decision to impose harsh tariffs on steel and aluminium …

Bangladesh 'very concerned' over China building dams on Brahmaputra

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) Amid reports of China trying to build dams over the mighty Brahmaputra river, Bangladesh today said it is "very concerned" …

Two-day bank strike ends leaving 80 lakh cheques uncleared

(Eds: With additional info)Mumbai, May 31 (PTI) The two-day nation-wide bank strike ended today with nearly 80 lakh cheques in various public sector, …

No bidders for Air India stake sale; govt likely to re-think strategy

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) In a major setback to the Air India disinvestment process, the government today said no initial bids were received for the …

Criminality charges, noise created by oppn overshadowed everything; Chidambaram

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) Charges of criminality in the 2G spectrum case and the noise created by the then opposition led by the BJP over it …

US ends steel, aluminum import tariff exemption on EU, Canada, Mexico

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, May 31 (PTI) The United States today announced the end of exemption on steel and aluminum …

ED files money laundering case against Air Asia, officials

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) After the CBI, the ED has now registered a criminal case of money-laundering against Air Asia officials and others for …

AirAsia case: Mistry hits back at Venkataramanan for dragging his name, says he is questioning CBI's independence

(Eds: Correcting Venkataramanan's name throughout; changing slug) Mumbai, May 31 (PTI) Former Tata group chief Cyrus Mistry today hit back at Tata …

India's GDP Grows 7.7 Pc In Q4, Retains Fastest Growing Economy Tag

India's economic expansion at 7.7 per cent was significantly higher than China’s 6.8 per cent in the January-March period. However on yearly basis, …

Banking Services Hit For 2nd Day; Operations Likely To Be Normal Tomorrow

Apart from disruption in operations related to deposits, FD renewals, government treasury and money market operations, there were reports of ATMs …

No Bids Received For Air India Stake Sale; Govt May Relook At Sale Strategy

The deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EoI) ended today and did not elicit any response from potential bidders."We were looking …

CBI books officials of ONGC in Rs 80-cr scam case

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) The CBI has booked 13 senior serving and retired officials of the ONGC for alleged irregularities in giving a contract to a …

US to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

\R Washington, May 31 (AFP) The United States said today it will impose harsh tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada, …

Nifty recovers 122 pts, ends above 10,700

Mumbai, May 31 (PTI) NSE benchmark Nifty staged a smart recovery today by climbing 121.80 points today on sustained buying in shares of banks, …

India's GDP grows 7.7 pc in Q4, retains fastest growing economy tag

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) Robust performance by manufacturing, construction and service sectors and good farm output pushed the India's January-March …

India, Singapore relations 'warmest and closest': PM Modi

Modi, who arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour earlier today, said that the defence relations between the two countries are …

Govt retains FY'19 GDP growth estimate at 7.5% on mfg turnaround

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) The government today kept its economic growth forecast for current fiscal unchanged at 7.5 per cent buoyed by turnaround in …

US ends steel, aluminum import tariff exemption on EU, Canada, Mexico

By Lalit K Jha Washington, May 31 (PTI) The US today announced the end of exemption on steel and aluminum tariffs on imports from European Union, …

Globalization

Govt may relook at Air India stake sale strategy, says Choubey

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) The civil aviation ministry today said it was expecting better participation for the Air India stake sale and indicated that …

Banking services hit for 2nd day; operations likely to be normal tomorrow

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) Banking services were disrupted for the second day today with over 10 lakh bank employees abstaining from work to protest a …

AirAsia case: Mistry hits back at Venkataraman for dragging his name, says he is questioning CBI's independence

Mumbai, May 31 (PTI) Former Tata group chief Cyrus Mistry today hit back at Tata Trusts' R Venkataraman for dragging his name in the AirAsia India …

Gold crosses Rs 31 K, up Rs 125 on global cues

Mumbai, May 31 (PTI) Gold rebounded by spurting Rs 125 to trade at Rs 31,070 per 10 grams at the bullion market here today due to pick-up in buying …

PM Modi launches 3 Indian digital payment apps in Singapore

(Eds: Updating with MEA tweet)By Gurdip SinghSingapore, May 31 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched three Indian mobile payment apps in …

India's per capita income grows by 8.6% to Rs 1.13 lakh in FY18

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) India's per capita income grew at a slower pace of 8.6 per cent to Rs 1,12,835 during the last fiscal ended March 2018, …

Trump plans to go ahead with steel, aluminum tariffs on EU

\R Washington, May 31 (AP) President Donald Trump's administration is planning to impose tariffs on European steel and aluminum imports after failing …

Extend Barmer oil production contract with Vedanta till 2030: HC

New Delhi, May 31 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today directed the Centre to extend till 2030 its production sharing contract with Vedanta Limited and …