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With 70 billion views, Flipkart logs 50% growth in new customers

Aiming to bring the next 200 million consumers to the e-commerce fold, Flipkart on Friday said that "The Big Billion Days" sale witnessed almost 50 per cent growth in the number of new customers compared to last year, with 70 billion views in six days of the sale that began on September 29.

Oct 04, 2019, 20:11 PM IST

India’s overall exports expected to grow in April-September 2018-19

India’s overall exports in April-September 2018-19 are estimated to be USD 265.39 billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 17.38 per cent over the same period last year.

Oct 16, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

China pumps USD 109 billion into economy as trade war bites on growth

China's central bank said that it was cutting the reserve requirement ratios (RRRs) by one per cent from October 15. 

Oct 07, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Indian economy on right track; after World Bank, now Fitch says India to have 7.3% growth rate in FY19

According to Fitch, the pick up in growth is likely as the influence of one-off policy-related factor which was dragging growth has now waned.

Mar 15, 2018, 10:52 AM IST

India to pip China in enterprise app software spends growth: Report

In India, increased competition and availability of skills are other top reasons for increased spending.

Mar 12, 2018, 17:11 PM IST

Airbnb to launch new initiatives for future growth

Airbnb has also launched a new guest membership programme offering benefits across the entire trip.

Feb 23, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

Growth hormone disorder in children: Symptoms, why early treatment is crucial

In severe GH deficiency in children who are affected since birth there might be a delay in achieving milestones such as standing, walking, and jumping etc.

Jul 27, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

This man looks a decade younger than his real age! Know why

Tomislav Jurcec has a fault with his pituitary gland at the base of his brain, which controls growth and ageing.

Jun 29, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Petrol sniffing may reduce growth of children, says study

A new study has warned that petrol-sniffing may reduce the growth of children permanently and there is no way to catch up even after they stop sniffing.

Jun 18, 2017, 00:00 AM IST

Parents take note! Eating egg daily may increase growth in children

A new study has revealed that eating egg daily can significantly increase growth and reduce stunting by 47% in children.

Jun 07, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Protectionist tendencies will shrink GDP, warns Arun Jaitley

With protectionist trend emerging in developed economies, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tonight warned that economies will become more inefficient and GDP will shrink if such a move were to impact trade and movement of goods and people.

Feb 09, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

India will be world’s fastest growing economy in next 5 years: US think-tank

India will be the world’s fastest growing economy during the next five years, a top US intelligence think-tank has said while underlining that Pakistan, unable to match India’s economic prowess, will seek “other methods” to maintain even a semblance of balance.

Feb 09, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

India's GDP grows 7.3% in Q2 against 7.1% in Q1

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Nov 30, 2016, 23:41 PM IST

How demonetisation is likely to affect the Indian economy!

The demonetisation of old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 by the Modi government on November 8 has drawn different views from various experts, economists, political parties and even rating agencies.

Nov 24, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

Business growth in Eurozone rises to highest rate this year

Eurozone business activity expanded the most in nearly a year in November on strong manufacturing and buoyant services growth in Germany, stirring some optimism that economic momentum is picking up again. 

Nov 23, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

India's September exports growth gives hope, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Indian exports grew at 4.62 percent in September to revive hope among the country`s exporters struggling against depressed global demand, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.

Nov 14, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

GST will come on time, but multiple rates will dilute benefits: Analysis

India moved a step closer to creating a national sales tax but a deal on rates reached on Thursday will hit some businesses harder than others, while its complexity will dilute any boost to growth and undermine its reliability as a revenue generator.

Nov 04, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Analysis of statistics of September core sector growth

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Oct 31, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Core sector output up 5% in September; steel, petroleum products shine

On the back of a healthy performance by cement, steel and refinery products, India's core sector output for the month of September grew by 5 percent against the 3.7 percent in the same month last year, the highest in three months.

Oct 31, 2016, 17:56 PM IST

GST most important reform of Modi govt, lends more weight to 8% growth projection: S&P

Calling GST as the most important structural reform till date by the Modi government, S&P Global Ratings Tuesday said the passage of the indirect tax law gives it additional conviction of India clocking 8 percent growth in the next few years.

Oct 11, 2016, 17:37 PM IST