Trade ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico wrap up a contentious round of NAFTA trade talks on Tuesday marked by aggressive US demands.
Modi's cabinet has six women ministers, including two in the powerful Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), Swaraj said.
Union minister Santoshkumar Gangwar said that the Employees Provident Fund Organisation will go paperless in another year as part of Digital India initiative.
Nine new faces, all first-timers, were inducted as Ministers of State (MoS) while four MoS were promoted to Cabinet rank in the expansion.
Union Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Rajiv Pratap Rudy described former Cabinet colleague and incumbent Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu as a common man's politician.
China and the other BRICS nations pledged to fight protectionism and safeguard intellectual property rights.
Former W Bengal FM says there is "scope for consolidating existing GST rates" to improve the present structure and suggests the highest slab of 28% be brought down to 18.
The Prime Minister's Office has denied information on various expenses incurred in foreign trips by Narendra Modi and his predecessor Manmohan Singh.
All praise for the GST, Union Ministers said the tax reform measure will transform the country into a "New India" with uniform tax regime.
BRICS countries' environment ministers have reaffirmed their commitment to the implementation of the Paris Climate deal despite the withdrawal of the US from the accord.
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Flipkart in talks to buy 8-10% stake
Mgmt met last week in mumbai to discuss the deal
Promoters own 60.6%, of which 49% pledged as debt collateral
11.43% stake held by Azim Premji's Premji-Invest
Biyani to ask for significant premium to CMP
Primary issuance, to use proceeds to fund expansion plans
Economic Times Report
Fires 900 Employees in Brazil Sugar Mill
Returns most land used to lease to plant cane to owners
Successful Bidder for ERSS-XXI Scheme
To establish ERSS-XI on Build-Own-Operate & Maintain Basis
To establish 3 400 KV substations, 400 KV transmission lines
RBI hikes FPI investment limit to 49%; NRI limit at 24%
To List GDRs on Luxembourg Exchange on December 12
Sign MoU with Gujarat Government to invest Rs 4,100 Cr
Plan to set up man made fibre plant in Vilayat GIDC
New plant will employ 1300 people directly and indirectly
Financial Express Reports
In Discussion with RIL, Others Over Potential Stake Sale
Talks Helmed by KKR which holds 20% stake
ICICI LOMBARD Q2 REVIEW
GDPI Up 18.2% At Rs 3,173 Cr Vs Rs 2,685 Cr
PAT up 19.3% at Rs 204 Cr Vs Rs 171 Cr
RoE at 20.2% Vs 20%
Combined Ratio At 102.8% Vs 108.6%
NUCLEUS SOFTWARE Q2 REVIEW
Net Sales up by 5.06% at Rs 100.44 Cr Vs Rs 95.60 Cr
EBITDA down by about 1.7% at Rs 22.03 Cr Vs Rs 22.4 Cr
EBITDA Margin down by 150 bps at 21.9% Vs 23.4%
Net Profit up by about 1.5% at Rs 15.66 Cr Vs Rs 15.43 Cr
TATA SPONGE IRON Q2 REVIEW
Net Sales up 9% at Rs 167 Cr Vs Rs 153 Cr
EBITDA up 67% at Rs 43.8 Cr Vs Rs 26.2 Cr
EBITDA Margin up 910 Bps at 26.2% Vs 17.1%
Net Profit up 72% at Rs 27.6 Cr Vs Rs 16 Cr
BLUE DART Q2 REVIEW
Net Sales up by 5.9% at Rs 702.83 Cr Vs Rs 663.22 Cr
EBITDA marginally up by about 0.9% at Rs 82.55 Cr Vs Rs 81.8 Cr
EBITDA Margin down 60 bps at 11.7% Vs 12.3%
Net Profit down 3.3% at Rs 41.39 Cr Vs Rs 42.80 Cr
BAJAJ HOLDING Q2 REVIEW
Total Revenue down 0.4% at Rs 266.9 Cr Vs Rs 267.9 Cr
PAT up 19.5% Rs 834.3 Cr Vs Rs 697.9 Cr
CRISIL Q3 REVIEW
Total Revenue up 5.6% at Rs 410.4 Cr Vs Rs 388.8 Cr
EBITDA down 2.5% at Rs 112.7 Cr Vs Rs 115.6 Cr
EBITDA Margin at 27.5% Vs 29.7%
PAT down 1% Rs 69.4 Cr Vs Rs 70 Cr