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Jaitley to leave for 5-day official visit to Britain

February 23, 2017

NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would leave on Friday morning for a five-day visit to Britain during which he will hold a businesses interaction with UK-India Business Council and deliver a lecture at London School of Economics, an official statement said. "Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley will leave early morning tomorrow on...

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No plans to introduce Rs 1,000 notes: Shaktikanta Das

February 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: Ending all speculation about new Rs 1000 notes, on Wednesday Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said there are no plans to introduce new Rs 1000 notes. In a statement Das said that “No plans to introduce Rs 1000 notes. Focus is on production and supply of Rs 500 and lower denomination notes,” The statement cames a da...

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Satya Nadella meets IT Minister Prasad

February 21, 2017

NEW DELHI: Indian-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday met Union IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad here. The details of the meeting and the talks were yet to emerge but Nadella, after visiting Bengaluru on Monday, was scheduled to call on the minister before heading to address "Future Decoded" --Microsoft's two-day flagship te...

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Trump can be a blessing in disguise for IT players: Ambani

February 16, 2017

Mumbai, Feb (PTI): As US president Donald Trump keeps the world on tenterhooks with his protectionist ways that can have a debilitating impact on the Indian IT sector, RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday advised the industry to look at it as a blessing in disguise to focus on home market. "Trump can actually be a blessing in disguise. The dome...

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India's January retail inflation eases to 3.17%

February 13, 2017

NEW DELHI: India's annual retail inflation eased to 3.17 per cent in January from 3.41 per cent in December and 5.69 per cent reported during the corresponding period last year, official data showed on Monday. According to Consumer Price Index (CPI) data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the fall in retail inflation was mainly due t...

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Don’t think there is any boardroom battle: Infosys Chairman

February 13, 2017

MUMBAI: Seeking to allay fears about a boardroom battle in the IT bellwether, Infosys Chairman R Seshasayee on Monday said there is no battle between the board members and promoters of the company. “I don’t think there is any battle. There is no conflict of interest, there is only convergence of interest,” he said at a press meet...

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