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Business world became one family on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday Business world became one family on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Anand Mahindra, Cyrus Mistry, Anil Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla and many others came forth pouring good wishes for Narendra Modi.

India loses WTO appeal in US solar dispute India loses WTO appeal in US solar dispute

India lost its appeal at the World Trade Organization in a dispute over solar power on Friday, failing to overturn a U.S. complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector.

'India now seen as destination for innovation, digital transformation' 'India now seen as destination for innovation, digital transformation'

India is now increasingly seen as a destination for innovation and digital transformation mainly due to some of its recently launched initiatives like 'Startup India' and 'Digital India', American entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from the Mid-West have said.

Govt cuts prices of 10 drugs, brings 8 more under control Govt cuts prices of 10 drugs, brings 8 more under control

Government has slashed prices of 10 more drugs while bringing eight new medicines, including paracetamol, under price control for the first time in its bid to cap cost of over 800 plus formulations to make them affordable.

Announce higher MSP for pulses, speed up procurement: CEA panel Announce higher MSP for pulses, speed up procurement: CEA panel

In sweeping reforms aimed at boosting pulse production and checking prices, a CEA-led panel today called for raising the support price by up to Rs 1,000 per quintal and lifting of export ban and stock limit, besides promoting GM crops.

GST to be game changer for manufacturing, ease of doing biz: Abhishek

Implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) is bound to be a "game changer" for India's manufacturing sector and will enhance ease of doing business in the country.

India down to 112th spot on World Economic Freedom Index

India has slipped by 10 positions to 112th, out of 159 countries and territories, as it "fared badly" across categories including legal system and regulation.

4 banks looking into Jandhan account deposits: Finance Minister 4 banks looking into Jandhan account deposits: Finance Minister

 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said 4 PSU banks are "investigating from their branches" whether money in some Jandhan accounts was deposited by account holders themselves or by business correspondents to keep the number of zero-balance accounts low.

RBI will keep low inflation in mind while deciding rates: Finance Minister RBI will keep low inflation in mind while deciding rates: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday expressed hope that the Reserve Bank will keep in mind the decline in retail inflation while deciding on interest rates at its policy review meeting on October 4.

India extends $750 million credit line to Nepal for post-quake India extends $750 million credit line to Nepal for post-quake

 India on Friday extended a fresh $750-million credit line to Nepal for post-earthquake reconstruction.

Government formally notifies GST Council Government formally notifies GST Council

Government has formally notified the GST Council, which will decide on the tax rate, exempted goods and the threshold under the new taxation regime.

Rupee to see a consolidative trend in next 12 months: DBS Rupee to see a consolidative trend in next 12 months: DBS

The rupee which is currently hovering around 67 per dollar level is expected to shift from a depreciation path to a consolidative trend over the next 12 months, says a DBS report.

Pics: This is how Hamsafar Express is set to make overnight journey more comfortable Pics: This is how Hamsafar Express is set to make overnight journey more comfortable

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Hamsafar Express, the new fully AC 3 tier train with optional catering is slated to go on tracks in October.

Petrol price hiked by 58 paise a litre; diesel gets cheaper by 31 paise/litre Petrol price hiked by 58 paise a litre; diesel gets cheaper by 31 paise/litre

Petrol will cost Rs 64.05 a litre as against Rs 63.47.

Govt to launch 3 expressway projects at cost of Rs 1.3L cr: Gadkari Govt to launch 3 expressway projects at cost of Rs 1.3L cr: Gadkari

Government will soon launch three expressway projects -- Delhi-Amritsar-Katra, Delhi-Jaipur and Vadodara-Mumbai -- soon at a cost of about Rs 1,32,000 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Thursday said.

Over 50 lakh passengers opt for train travel insurance Over 50 lakh passengers opt for train travel insurance

More than 50 lakh passengers have opted for train travel insurance scheme till this afternoon making the passenger-friendly initiative a big hit.

Agencies cannot use Aadhaar details other than stated purpose Agencies cannot use Aadhaar details other than stated purpose

 Agencies using data from Aadhaar will now have to inform the holder of the card the manner in which the details will be used to ensure the information is not misused.

India's exports fall for 2nd straight month, trade deficit down 38% at $7.67 billion India's exports fall for 2nd straight month, trade deficit down 38% at $7.67 billion

India's exports declined for the second consecutive month in August by 0.3 percent to USD 21.51 billion due to dip in shipments of products like petroleum and leather.

Inefficiency in rly cost structure leads to losses: Niti Aayog Inefficiency in rly cost structure leads to losses: Niti Aayog

Fare hike is not the only way to deal with losses of Indian Railways in passenger services business, Niti Aayog said, revealing that the "inefficiencies" in the cost structure also contribute to it.

PM Modi wants all steps for GST rollout to be completed before April PM Modi wants all steps for GST rollout to be completed before April

Targeting to roll out the ambitious GST on April 1 next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed that all steps required in this direction should be completed before that date.