Business

  • Domino's Pizza logo
    May 03, 2015 14:21 IST

    Paytm partners CCD, Domino's for offline payment

    Paytm's mobile wallet will soon be accepted at quick service restaurants (QSRs), including Domino's and Cafe Coffee Day, as the Alibaba-backed company forays into the offline retail space in the next two months.

  • BSNL
    May 02, 2015 15:34 IST

    BSNL slashes roaming tariff by up to 40%

    State-run telecom operator BSNL on Saturday slashed roaming tariff by up to 40% for its prepaid and postpaid mobile connection with effect from May 1.

  • Akshaya Trittiya
    May 02, 2015 15:57 IST

    Gold extends losses on global cues; Silver stages recovery

    In a mixed pattern of trading, gold extended losses for the second straight day and prices fell by another Rs 160 to Rs 27,030 per 10 grams in tandem with weak global market, while silver rebounded by Rs 510 to Rs 37,210 per kg on revival of buying by industrial units.

  • Arun Jaitley
    May 03, 2015 12:59 IST

    India's holding of US securities crosses $100 bn mark

    Logging fresh one-year high, India's exposure to US government securities reached $101.7 billion as the country purchased nearly $10 billion worth bonds in just one month.

  • Subrata Roy
    May 03, 2015 14:17 IST

    Sebi makes fresh bid to find Sahara investors for refunds

    Making a fresh bid to locate Sahara investors eligible for refunds, capital markets regulator Sebi has asked the bondholders of two Sahara firms to submit their claims along with the proof of investments.

  • income tax
    May 02, 2015 01:06 IST

    New labour law will make it easy for firms to lay off staff

    In keeping with its objective of simplifying the country’s archaic labour laws, the government is planning to integrate three labour laws into a single code, which will enable companies to fire their staff without any official sanction if their staff strength is up to 300.

  • Snapdeal
    May 01, 2015 16:01 IST

    FIR ordered against Snapdeal CEO for selling medicines

    Maharashtra's FDA on Friday said it has ordered filing of FIR against e-commerce major Snapdeal.com's CEO Kunal Bahl and directors of the company in a case related to alleged online sale of medicines, including prescription drugs.

  • Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
    May 02, 2015 01:02 IST

    Government’s reforms push to take growth to 9-10%: Jaitley

    Modi government’s reform initiatives will help India’s economy grow 9-10% in the coming years, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

  • REIT real estate
    May 02, 2015 00:58 IST

    REITs to debut in India as DLF readies 2 funds

    DLF REIT is the widely awaited debut of Real Estate Investment Trust in India. The country’s largest realty company is readying to raise an estimated Rs 6,000 crore over the next two years.

  • SpiceJet
    May 01, 2015 23:18 IST

    SpiceJet extends complimentary meal on premium tickets

    The second-largest low-cost airline SpiceJet on Friday extended complimentary meals and beverages, and priority baggage handling for select seats under SpiceMax to an indefinite period.

  • Vijay Mallya
    May 01, 2015 23:14 IST

    Mallya-USL row: ICAI seeks details from Sebi on auditors' role

    Accounting regulator ICAI has sought details from markets watchdog Sebi on role of auditors in the alleged financial irregularities at United Spirits, where chairman Vijay Mallya is locked in a boardroom battle to retain his position.

  • LPG
    May 01, 2015 12:00 IST

    Non-subsidised LPG rate cut by Rs 5; ATF to cost more

    Price of non-subsidised LPG was on Friday cut by Rs 5 per cylinder even as jet fuel (ATF) rates were marginally raised in step with global trend.

  • Smart City
    May 02, 2015 01:33 IST

    Urban infrastructure: Here's a guide to what makes a city smart

    The Cabinet this week cleared a plan for building 100 smart cities. HT takes a peep into the future on how the marvels of technology can be twinned with strict rules to make urban living simpler and more rewarding. (HT 360°)

  • RBI
    Apr 30, 2015 19:49 IST

    Central govt makes peace with RBI, ends tax snooping worries

    India on Thursday put on hold its biggest overhaul of financial regulation in a generation, following pushback against its plans to strip the central bank of authority to regulate the government bond market and manage public debt.

  • Union Finance Minster Arun Jaitley.
    May 01, 2015 02:42 IST

    Jaitley removes MAT from FIIs’ doorsteps, selectively

    In a move to soothe frayed nerves, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday offered tax relief to foreign investors, exempting income from securities transactions, royalties and technical service from minimum alternative tax (MAT).