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How to Save on Energy Costs in Your Office

Saving energy is good business, because it cuts expenses. It’s also environmentally wise and responsible. There are any number of things you can do to save on energy costs in your office. They range from simple things each of us can do (like turning off lights) to ambitious upgrades. Let’s go through 12 ways to save energy in a small ... Read More »

Would You Buy a Vegetable Garden That’s Fertilized by Fish Poo?

2 Gardens come in all shapes and sizes. But have you ever considered having a garden that’s actually part of a fish tank? It might seem like an unconventional idea. But it’s actually an eco-friendly system that cuts down on the maintenance you have to do for both the plants and the fish. And now, thanks to startup AquaSprouts, you ... Read More »

Government Says Good Monsoon To Push Growth To 8% In 2016-17

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry expects India’s growth rate to climb to 8 per cent in the current financial year on the back of above normal monsoon. Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das expressed hope that the likely passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Parliament would further add to the business sentiment, fuelling growth. “We will certainly ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley Attacks Amarinder Singh Over His Family’s Alleged Foreign Accounts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing ‘Vikas Parv’ rally in Bathinda in the Malwa region of Punjab organised to mark the completion of NDA government’s two years in office. (PTI photo) BATHINDA:  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today attacked Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh over his family’s alleged foreign accounts and also took a dig at Aam Aadmi Party, which he ... Read More »

Who Will Replace Raghuram Rajan At RBI?

Raghuram Rajan has said he will not be seeking a second term at RBI NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Raghuram Rajan will not be seeking second term at RBI Finance Minister said government will name successor soon RBI deputy governor Urjit Patel in list of 7 potential successors RBI governor Raghuram Rajan stunned government officials and investors on Saturday by announcing he ... Read More »

BJP Lawmaker Slams Arvind Kejriwal Over App-Based Bus Service

BJP lawmaker Meenakshi Lekhi today said it appears that the note of the Delhi government’s proposed bus service was prepared by some individual corporate aggregator. (File Photo) NEW DELHI:  Slamming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BJP Member of Parliament Meenakshi Lekhi today said that by approving the app-based bus service, Delhi government violated several mandatory legal provisions and deliberately chose ... Read More »

NRIs Can Now Join National Pension Savings Online

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Friday said non resident Indians (NRIs) can now open National Pension Savings (NPS) accounts online if they have Aadhaar Card or PAN card. “NRIs can now open NPS Accounts online if they have Aadhaar Card or PAN card,” the Finance Ministry said in a statement. Till now, NRIs could open NPS accounts only through paper ... Read More »

NBFCs Chart Out Ambitious Growth Plans For 2-Wheeler Finance

Mumbai: Pinning their hopes on above-normal monsoon this year, NBFCs with presence in two-wheeler finance segment have chalked out ambitious growth plans. While Mahindra Finance is looking at turnaround story in the two-wheeler segment to fuel growth, Muthoot Capital Services has chalked out ambitious plans to increase its revenue coming from the two-wheeler, especially scooter, finance in the current fiscal. ... Read More »

Nikkei Rises Over 1.5%, Sterling Rebounds In Brexit Turmoil

Tokyo: Asian shares rose on Friday, but remained on track for weekly losses in a week dominated by fears that British voters will opt to leave the European Union in next week’s referendum. Campaigning for the upcoming vote, which overshadowed this week’s central bank meetings, was temporarily halted after a British member of parliament was shot and fatally wounded on ... Read More »

Government Closely Monitoring Possible Fallouts Of Brexit: Jayant Sinha

New Delhi: The government and the Reserve Bank of India are assessing the possible fallouts if Britain votes to leave the European Union, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said on Thursday. Global policymakers have raised alarm over the June 23 British referendum as fears of a Brexit has rattled financial markets. The pound and the euro have lost ... Read More »