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IRCTC switches to new online ticketing website; all you should know about latest features

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To make online ticket booking reservation a seamless process, the Indian Railways has revamped its subsidiary IRCTC’s (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) website with some latest features like next generation interface, easy search queries, train search without login, probability of ticket confirmation, among others. The IRCTC handles catering, tourism, and online ticketing operations of the Indian […]

Truecaller buys Chillr to build mobile-first payments, financial services company

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Sweden-based call-screening app Truecaller has acquired domestic mobile payments service Chillr for an undisclosed amount. Truecaller, which launched its UPI-based payments service Truecaller Pay in 2017, now wants to become a full-stack mobile payments and financial services platform, with this acquisition. The Swedish company, which counts India as its largest market by users, plans to […]

HCL Technologies seeks government nod to set up SEZ in Andhra Pradesh

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HCL Technologies has sought government approval to set up a new IT/ITeS special economic zone (SEZ) in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, with a proposed investment of Rs 408.48 crore. The company’s proposal will be considered by an inter-ministerial Board of Approval, headed by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, at its meeting on June 19, a commerce ministry official […]

HDFC Bank gets Cabinet nod to raise Rs 24,000 crore as FDI

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The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved foreign direct investment (FDI) worth Rs 24,000 crore for HDFC Bank. This is including the premium, over and above the previous approved limit of Rs 10,000 crore, such that the composite foreign shareholding in the bank shall not exceed 74 percent of the enhanced paid-up equity share capital of the bank, […]

BHEL to foray into metro rail coaches development business

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State-run BHEL will foray into development of metro rail coaches and is also exploring the possibility of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries in India along with four foreign firms, Union Minister Anant Geete said today. Addressing a press conference here, the minister said the second phase of the FAME India scheme will be rolled out post September when the […]

Petrol price down Rs 2 per litre in 14 days, diesel Rs 1.5 lower per litre

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Petrol price was on Tuesday cut by 15 paise in all metro cities. Today’s petrol price in Delhi is Rs 76.43 – Rs 2 down from its all time high of Rs 78.43 on May 29. In other metro cities, the price of petrol is Rs 79.10 in Kolkata; Rs 84.26 in Mumbai and Rs […]

5 Ways in which small businesses can survive the changing technology

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As computers and machines get smarter, many businesses that are successful today are going to have a harder time sustaining what tomorrow holds. Business owners need to evaluate the future now before they are overtaken by the changing technology. We’ve broken out a few of the most important lessons that will help business owners figure […]

Sensex rises 84 pts, Nifty above 10,800

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Mumbai, Jun 12 () The benchmark Sensex rose over 84 points while the Nifty reclaimed the 10,800-mark as investors looked forward to release of key macroeconomic data due today amid a firming trend in Asia. The 30-share BSE Sensex went up 84.35 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 35,567.82. The gauge had gained 39.80 points […]

Adidas, Nike urged to ensure fair wages for Asian workers making World Cup kits

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Sportswear giants Adidas and Nike – two of the main sponsors of the upcoming World Cup – must ensure workers in their Asian supplier factories are paid a fair wage as their share of the production cost dwindles, civil society groups said on Monday. The share of what Adidas and Nike spend on making a pair of […]

GST refund drive extended till June 16

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  It may be noted that the announcement of the special GST refund drive was announced last month by the governmenthttps://t.co/tLvzAHRqVN — TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) June 12, 2018 The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has extended the refund fortnight for fast track clearance of pending dues to exporters by two days till […]