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Strategy to counter rogue drones in the offing, says govt official

New Delhi, Aug. 1 -- The government is set to formulate a strategy to deal with possible security threats emanating from the use of un-manned aerial vehicles, or drones, which have emerged as useful t... Read More


Strategy to counter rogue drones in the offing

New Delhi, Aug. 1 -- The government is set to come up with a strategy to deal with possible security threats from the use of unmanned areal vehicles, or drones, which is emerging as an useful tool for... Read More


Cabinet approves bill to prohibit all unregulated deposit schemes

New Delhi, Aug. 1 -- The Union cabinet on Wednesday cleared a new bill to prohibit all unregulated deposit schemes such as the infamous ponzi scheme run by the Saradha Group companies. The Banning of... Read More


RBI's new foreign borrowing rules aim to fix credit crunch crippling businesses

New Delhi, July 31 -- The Reserve Bank of India's latest move to ease foreign borrowing norms for businesses and non-bank lenders is aimed at mitigating the effects of a credit crunch that is hurting ... Read More


Government gives more time to direct tax code panel to finalise report

New Delhi, July 31 -- The government has granted two weeks more to a panel of experts framing a new draft direct tax code to submit their recommendations, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said... Read More


GST Council slashes tax rates on electric vehicles, chargers

New Delhi, July 27 -- Federal indirect tax body, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, on Saturday decided to reduce tax rates on electric vehicles and chargers from 1 August. The tax rate is red... Read More


Government to privatize 20-25 more airports, says AAI chairman

New Delhi, July 26 -- The government is working on a proposal to privatize another 20-25 airports operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), the statutory body's chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra ... Read More


Government to privatise more airports: AAI chairman

New Delhi, July 26 -- The government is working on a proposal to privatise about two dozen more airports operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), which will be finalized shortly, the statuto... Read More


Tweaks in Companies Act to make fundraising easier

New Delhi, July 26 -- Fundraising through various financial instruments may get easier for companies in the days to come with the Union government trying to reduce compliance rigours as part of its 10... Read More


FM shrugs off pleas by FPIs on super-rich tax, proposes respite for startups, NBFCs

New Delhi, July 26 -- The super-rich tax is here to stay for a large section of foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), with Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ignoring their pleas while proposing ... Read More