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No mask? Airlines to put you on no-fly list or hand you over to police

No mask? Airlines to put you on no-fly list or hand you over to police

Domestic flights resumed in India on May 25 last year after a gap of two months in view of the pandemic. 

Mar 18, 2021, 14:33 PM IST
FM Nirmala Sitharaman to move Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 in Rajya Sabha for passing today

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to move Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 in Rajya Sabha for passing today

The Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 seeks to amend the Insurance Act to pave the way for 74 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the sector.

Mar 18, 2021, 10:10 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 18, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 19th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 18, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 19th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Mar 18, 2021, 09:31 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 17, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 18th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 17, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 18th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Mar 17, 2021, 09:25 AM IST
After nationwide bank strike, now insurance companies to protest against privatisation

After nationwide bank strike, now insurance companies to protest against privatisation

The unions in the non-life and life sectors will be going on strike protesting against the government's decision to privatise one of the general insurance companies, increasing foreign direct

Mar 16, 2021, 19:27 PM IST
Indian Railways will never be privatised, Piyush Goyal asserts in Lok Sabha

Indian Railways will never be privatised, Piyush Goyal asserts in Lok Sabha

Replying to a discussion on Demands for Grants for Railways, Goyal said there has been no death of any passenger due to a rail accident in two years and the railways have been putting an enormous

Mar 16, 2021, 17:10 PM IST
Nationwide bank strike: Banking services impacted for 2nd day, customers face hurdles over cash withdrawals, deposits, cheque clearances

Nationwide bank strike: Banking services impacted for 2nd day, customers face hurdles over cash withdrawals, deposits, cheque clearances

The 2-day bank strike has been called by nine unions of public sector banks (PSBs) in the country, opposing government's policy to privatise the lenders.

Mar 16, 2021, 12:22 PM IST
Curb on black money: Rs 2,000 notes not printed in last 2 years

Curb on black money: Rs 2,000 notes not printed in last 2 years

As of February 26, 2021, 2,499 million pieces of Rs 2,000 notes were in circulation, constituting 2.01 per cent and 17.78 per cent of banknotes in terms of volume and value, respectively.

Mar 16, 2021, 12:03 PM IST
No proposal to bring petrol, diesel, ATF, gas under GST: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

No proposal to bring petrol, diesel, ATF, gas under GST: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

When the GST was introduced on July 1, 2017, amalgamating over a dozen central and state levies, five commodities - crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel, and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) - were kept

Mar 16, 2021, 11:40 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 16, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 17th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 16, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 17th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Mar 16, 2021, 09:22 AM IST
World Consumer Rights Day 2021: What is the importance of the day, know about Indian Consumer Protection Act

World Consumer Rights Day 2021: What is the importance of the day, know about Indian Consumer Protection Act

The newly enacted Consumer Protection Act comes to force on July 20, 2020, replacing more than three decades old Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

Mar 15, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
Two-day Bank strike on March 15, March 16: Nationwide strike impacts banking services of PSU banks

Two-day Bank strike on March 15, March 16: Nationwide strike impacts banking services of PSU banks

UFBU, an umbrella body of nine unions, had given a strike call for March 15 and 16, and claimed that about 10 lakh bank employees and officers of the banks will participate in the strike.

Mar 15, 2021, 11:04 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 15, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 16th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 15, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 16th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Mar 15, 2021, 09:20 AM IST
Industrial production contracts 1.6% in January due to decline in output of capital goods

Industrial production contracts 1.6% in January due to decline in output of capital goods

Industrial production re-entered the negative territory by contracting 1.6 per cent in January, mainly on account of the decline in output of capital goods, manufacturing and mining sectors.

Mar 12, 2021, 22:24 PM IST
Retail inflation rises to 3-month high of 5.03 % in Feb on higher food prices

Retail inflation rises to 3-month high of 5.03 % in Feb on higher food prices

Retail Inflation: Among others, milk and products, pulses and products, and eggs had inflation prints at 2.59 per cent, 12.54 per cent and 11.13 per cent respectively. The corresponding rates were 2.

Mar 12, 2021, 21:06 PM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 11, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 12th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 11, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 12th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Mar 11, 2021, 08:23 AM IST
Golden opportunity to buy LPG Cylinder at cheaper prices, avail cashback on Paytm and Amazon

Golden opportunity to buy LPG Cylinder at cheaper prices, avail cashback on Paytm and Amazon

Domestic LPG users, are entitled to buy 12 bottles of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates in a year. The government gave out 8 crore free LPG connections to poor women under PMUY to increase coverage of

Mar 10, 2021, 10:47 AM IST
Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 10, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 11th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, March 10, 2021: Fuel prices remain unchanged for 11th consecutive day; check prices in metro cities

Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55. For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.

Mar 10, 2021, 08:22 AM IST
Now e-invoice will be compulsory for business with over Rs 50 crore turnover from April 1

Now e-invoice will be compulsory for business with over Rs 50 crore turnover from April 1

E-invoicing will be extended to companies with turnover over Rs 50 crore from April 1, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) said in a notification. Under e-invoicing, taxpayers have

Mar 09, 2021, 22:37 PM IST
After petrol, now edible oil puts kitchen budget on fire, increases upto 60% in a year

After petrol, now edible oil puts kitchen budget on fire, increases upto 60% in a year

Crude palm oil has reached record highs. Soybean and Soya oil prices have also witnessed newer highs with prices increasing between 30% to 60% in a year, as a result of which edible oil has become so

Mar 09, 2021, 16:49 PM IST