Finance Minister cannot announce schemes related to poll-bound states in budget speech

The Election Commission tonight gave its nod to the Centre to present the Union Budget on February 1 ahead of the Assembly polls, but said no schemes related to these poll-bound states can be announced and the Finance Minister's speech should not refer to the government's achievements in these states.

Trump signs order withdrawing US from Trans-Pacific trade deal

President Donald Trump signed an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, following through on a promise from his campaign last year.

Enjoy the ride while it lasts

Taxi drivers working with Ola and Uber, the two main cab aggregators have gone on strike in Bangalore. Unlike in the past, this time it is not about 'incentives' but a demand that the two aggregators stop attaching additional cabs as the drivers claim that 'incomes have been hit.'

BSE share sale subscribed 50% on Day 1

The IPO, which closes on January 25, received bids for 54,30,204 shares as against the total issue size of 1,07,99,039. The portion set aside for qualified institutional buyers (QIBs) was subscribed 17 per cent and that of non-institutional investors 12 per cent.

Driving Growth

In the past three years, the bank's advances grew even faster at 27.85 per cent CAGR, while in 2015/16 it grew by 29.99 per cent, according to BT-KPMG study. Growth in deposits clocked 18.61 per cent CAGR in the three-year period, but picked up pace in 2015/16 to 22.53 per cent.

Tue Jan 24 08:34:58 IST 2017