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Sinha told ET in an interview that the ongoing consolidation benefited the telecom industry and that the call drops situation had improved significantly.
"The government has made significant progress on important economic reforms that will support strong and sustainable growth going forward," Tao Zhang, deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said.
The airline will be offering services for both 14 days and 30 days tourist visas and based on the customer’s requirements. The service is available to all Indian passport holders who fulfil the eligibility conditions prescribed by the UAE visa authorities.
Bandhan Bank on Thursday reported a more than doubling of its March quarter net at Rs 323 crore from Rs 142 crore a year ago, on an expansion in core income and a reduction in expenditure.
The government has rolled out a plan to make the country self-sufficient in fertilizers in the next 3-4 years and has roped in cash-rich public sector energy companies to revive five fertilizer plants at an investment of Rs 30,000 crore.
Snapping its three-day rise, the rupee eased from a 21-month high to end 5 paise lower at 64.16 against the US dollar today on fresh demand for the American currency from importers. The rupee had soared 15 paise on Tuesday to close near a fresh 21-month high of 64.11 against the US dollar.
Reliance Capital, an Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group company, on Thursday said it closed the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 fiscal with a consolidated net profit of Rs 417 crore as against Rs 415 crore during the corresponding period of the previous year.
Every registered service tax assessee has to file service tax return in form ST-3 on a half-yearly basis before the due date to avoid penalty. For filing returns for the period April-September, the due date is October 25, while for October-March it is April 25.
The White House said Trump spoke by telephone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and that he would hold back from a speedy termination of NAFTA, in what was described as a "pleasant and productive" conversation.
Prabhu ruled out privatisation, saying it cannot ignore the common man who depends hugely on the public transporter. He also said that the railways will have to bear the public service obligation - which is currently between Rs 30,000 and 35,000 crore - for the foreseeable future.
The Sensex had gained 768.05 points in the previous three sessions. On Thursday, Sensex slipped from its record-high as investors are looking forward to US President Donald Trump's plan for the US tax system.
Forex dealers said that apart from weakness in the dollar against other currencies overseas, robust foreign fund inflows supported the rupee but weakness in domestic equities in early trade capped the gains.
Ikea will debut in India next year, with one store each in Hyderabad and Maharashtra: Ikea’s larger roll-out plan includes setting up 25 stores in the country by 2025.
Niti Aayog had recently called a meeting of state agriculture ministers to seek their support to the Centre's multi-pronged initiative towards doubling farmers' income by 2022.
Speaking on global security challenges at an international security conference on Wednesday, Jaitley listed economic protectionism as a top concern, right after talking about unpredictability in ties between major powers.