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News digest: Samvat 2074 to cheer markets, Nokia makes a comeback and more

From market's verdict of another year of double-digit gains in Samvat 2074 to Nokia makes it to top four bestselling feature phones in India, BS brings up to date with latest news

Market verdict: Bull run to continue in new Samvat

Mutual fund investors have come in droves in the past few months, putting in more than Rs 5,000 cr per month by way of SIP

Device lobby AdvaMed wants US to stop import benefits to Indian firms

AdvaMed's demand is in response to NPPA move to cap device prices

GAIL to invest Rs 12,940 cr on natural gas pipeline network

State run company GAIL (India) Ltd has committed an investment of Rs 12,940 crore to expand its natural gas pipeline network to 18,000 km, up from 11,000 km presently."Our envisaged pipeline network is expected to be completed by December…

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Caution advised on Sept's export cheer

Trade and observers say easing of GST norms won't be reflected till Nov


Job data to cover units with less than 10 staff

Including such entities to give a clear picture of employment situation

For Tata Sky, TTSL broadband may be a good deal

Why should Tata Sky, the Tata group's direct-to-home (DTH) business, buy out the fixed-line and broadband business of Tata Teleservices (TTSL)? After all, it is doing well - with a 23 per cent share of the 62.65-million DTH market, Tata…


Congress announces 59 candidates for HP polls; CM to contest from Arki

State Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu has been fielded from the Nadaun Assembly seat, which the latter had unsuccessfully contested in the previous election

Railway stations in 15 cities may soon offer residential apartments

The Indian Railways under Piyush Goyal has chalked out a new plan for station redevelopment


Nokia's comeback act will be a fight to the Finnish

It has made it to the top 4 in the feature phone segment, with focus on design and quality, multimedia experience, and strong distribution network


Dropped from tourist map, Taj Mahal finds place in UP govt's 2018 calendar

Also finding a place in the calendar is the Gorakhnath Temple in Gorakhpur


A Modi govt move that could hurt imports from China badly

The new requirements have meant supply disruptions just ahead of the Diwali festive season


Xi ready for talk to end disputes but not at cost of strategic interests

Xi vowed make the People's Liberation Army a world class military



14 stocks that rallied over 50% each in last three Samvat years

Bajaj Finance, Dwarikesh Sugar, V2 Retail, Motilal Oswal Financial and Caplin Point are among 14 stocks from the BSE Smallcap and BSE500 index that rallied an over 50% each in last three Samvat years.


Flipkart bets on offline retail, may buy stake in Future Lifestyle Fashions

India's largest online retailer is in talks to acquire 8-10 per cent stake in Future Lifestyle Fashions


China's Xi pledges to build an 'open to world', 'modern socialist' country

Xi praised the party's successes, particularly his high-profile anti-graft campaign

Terrorism: India can help US to keep an eye on Pakistan, says Nikki Haley

We cannot tolerate this government or any other government giving safe haven to terrorists who target Americans, Haley added

MAS Financial Services lists at Rs 660, 44% premium against issue price

MAS Financial Services hit a high of Rs 668 on the BSE so far

Tuesday, Oct 17

33% international incoming calls to India via OTT platforms like WhatsApp

About half the calls around the globe are being undertaken on OTT platforms

Sebi's new rules make mutual funds see red

Fund managers to meet regulator, say method used to define size is faulty

Indian equity markets may need to swallow a bitter pill: Sukumar Rajah

In our view, the Indian stock market owes its positive performance so far this year to major developments in government reforms and the spending habits of the growing middle class

Monday, Oct 16

News digest: INS Kiltan joins Navy, wholesale inflation falls, and more

From markets sparkle ahead of Diwali to five suitors put in bids for stake in JP Power, BS brings up to date with latest news

Indian investment banks topple foreign peers in IPO showdown

Domestic investment banks have edged out their foreign peers in capturing a significant chunk of the booming initial public offering (IPO) market in the last two years. In terms of deal size, domestic i-banks had cornered a 66 per cent…

Items in 28% GST rate slab need to be pruned, says Hasmukh Adhia

The number of goods in the highest 28 per cent GST slab would be brought down and a committee of officers will calculate the revenue impact before going in for further reduction in tax rates, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today.

Sunday, Oct 15

Still not fired up: Retail outlets miss the Diwali spark

This Diwali is turning out to be lacklustre for most retailers, including organised and traditional trade

Tatas ready to go all out on Taj Mansingh bid

NDMC to fix terms of auction today

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Congress' Sunil Jakhar wins by 193,000 votes

The seat had fallen vacant following the demise of actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna

GST a monumental effort; Indian economy on very solid track: IMF chief

Lagarde described demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax as monumental

Saturday, Oct 14

Delhi's tree saviour on wheels

Launched in 2010 by the NDMC, the Tree Ambulance attends to ailing trees and nurtures them back to health

NCLT approves withdrawal of RCom-Aircel merger

NCLT also approved the withdrawal of demerger of tower business of Reliance Infratel to Towercom Infrastructure

IndusInd Bank seals $2.4 billion deal to buy Bharat Financial Inclusion

IndusInd will give Bharat Financial's shareholders 639 of its shares for every 1,000 shares

Modi in Bihar: Rs 10k cr for 20 varsities in 5 yrs to make them world-class

Modi said, 'From the land of snake charmers, India now seen as global IT hub'