No plans to impose long-term capital gains tax: Jaitley

No plans to impose long-term capital gains tax: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 25 - The government has no plans to impose long-term capital gains tax on share transactions in the upcoming budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley clarified on Sunday, describing media...

PM stresses role of financial markets in Indian economy

Raigad (Maharashtra), Dec 24 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the crucial role played by financial markets for the growth of the Indian economy but warned of damages they can...

No questions if old notes deposited in one go: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 20 - Following RBI's announcement of stricter rules for depositing demonetised currency, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has clarified that no questions will be asked if any amount of old...

New notes: Several discrepancies emerge in RBI, Government figures

New Delhi, Dec 20 - Several new and large discrepancies have emerged in the stated positions of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government on the printing and distribution of...

Ola to invest Rs 100 cr to skill 100,000 drivers in India

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 19 - Car rental aggregator firm Ola on Monday announced plans to invest Rs 100 crore towards skill development in India and empower 100,000 driver-partners in the next...

Demonetisation: Cashlessness sting still painful on day 41

New Delhi, Dec 19 - There was no respite in sight for cash-strapped people on Monday as queues outside banks and ATMs for withdrawing money continued across the city with rising anger...
E-governance transactions in India cross Rs 1,000 crore

E-governance transactions in India cross Rs 1,000 crore

New Delhi, Dec 16 -The total number of e-governance transactions in the country has crossed Rs 1,000 crore this year, the government web portal eTaal said on Friday.The portal -- which...

Report of regulatory action against us false: Axis Bank

Mumbai, Dec 12.  Private sector lender Axis Bank on Monday said the reports alleging that regulatory action against the bank was under consideration, were false and malafide."We would like to bring to...

Turning away billions, but have right to do business: Trump

Washington, Dec 12. US President-elect Donald Trump said he was turning down "billions of dollars of deals" to avoid potential conflicts of interest, but "has the right" to still do business deals."I'm...
Railways, metro, bus won't accept old Rs 500 notes after Dec 10

Railways, metro, bus won’t accept old Rs 500 notes after Dec 10

Mumbai, Dec 9 -  It is not so good news for people who have kept old Rs 500 notes to buy railway, metro or bus tickets as the government has decided to...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...