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The study ranks Mumbai as the 67th most expensive city, down two notches from last year, from among the 209 it analysed globally.  (Photo: Pixabay)
26 Jun 2019 6:31 PM

Mumbai continues to be the most expensive city for expats in India and Kolkata is the cheapest, claims a study.

The decision to create this platform had been triggered and accelerated by the sheer number of incidents of unfair labour practices, which cannot be resisted by the IT employees individually, said a spokesman of FITE. (Representational Image)
26 Jun 2019 3:50 PM

FITE has already applied for registration as proposed trade union for IT, ITeS, BPO and KPO industries operating in West Bengal.

During the first six months of 2019, the real estate sector witnessed private-equity (PE) inflows of USD 3.9 billion (Rs 27,767 crore). (Representational Image)
26 Jun 2019 1:21 PM

PE inflows from foreign investors increased 28 per cent during the first six months of the 2019 calendar year.

Armed forces personnel who suffer any kind of disability due to their service receive separate disability pension.
26 Jun 2019 9:35 AM

The pension will be non-taxable only to those personnel who have retired due to any kind of disability.

India, the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, has pledged to cut emissions and have clean energy account for at least 40 per cent of its installed capacity by 2030.
26 Jun 2019 9:00 AM

India’s annual coal demand rose 9.1 per cent to 991.35 million tonnes during the year ended March 2019.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
25 Jun 2019 8:01 PM

Rupee has depreciated from Rs 60.50 to a dollar in 2013-14 to Rs 69.74 to a dollar in April-December of 2018-19.

Growth of digital transactions in terms of value has increased to 188.07 lakh crore in September 2018 from 112.27 lakh crore in November 2016.
25 Jun 2019 7:17 PM

Notes in circulation as on Nov 4, 2016 were Rs 17,74,187 cr, which have now increased to Rs 21,71,385 cr as on May 31, 2019.

Free WiFi services to passengers are being provided under RailWire brand, the retail broadband initiative of RailTel.
25 Jun 2019 7:17 PM

RailWire WiFi will be available to any user who has a smartphone with a working mobile connection.

The government has formed an inter-agency coordination committee to look into the large value bank frauds.
25 Jun 2019 7:06 PM

The amount involved in such frauds in 2017-18 and 2018-19 stood at Rs 9,866 crore and Rs 6,735 crore

Slippages have been on the wane since last fiscal and the rate of accretion of fresh NPAs halved in FY19 to 3.7 per cent compared with 7.4 per cent in the previous fiscal.
25 Jun 2019 4:05 PM

NPA in the banking system had peaked at 11.5 per cent in March 2018 and then declined to 9.3 per cent in March 2019.


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