Sensex zooms 448 points to reach record high

Snapping two days of losses, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange spurted 448 points, or 1.5 percent, to close at a fresh record high of 30,750, yesterday. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange...

Mizoram Legislative Assembly passes state GST bill

The Mizoram Legislative Assembly t passed the Mizoram Goods & Service Bill unanimously at a one-day session. Presenting the GST Bill in the Assembly yesterday, state Taxation Minister Lalsawta sa...

Sensex climbs 39 points

At the stock markets, after a positive opening, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange significantly trimmed its initial gains, and climbed just 39 points to 30,404, yesterday. The Nifty at the Nati...

Growth to remain subdued at 6.6% in Q4 FY17

Weak investment activity is likely to restrain economic growth at 6.6 per cent for the quarter ended March 2017, says a Dun and Bradstreet report. Going forward, normal monsoon is expected to provide...

Cable, DTH to attract lower taxes under GST

Taxation on entertainment, cable and DTH services will come down under the Goods and Services Tax as the entertainment tax levied by states has been subsumed in the new tax regime. The Finance Minist...