Countdown tracks the breaking business news and top stories in the lead-up to the closing of markets.
August 3: It’s D-Day for what can be touted as India's biggest tax reform. The much anticipated GST Bill finally heads for its biggest test in the Rajya Sabha today. Consensus estimates the bill to clear the Rajya Sabha hurdle without any hiccups. To discuss the impact of the GST Bill, Abha Bakaya of BTVI is joined by Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII.
August 3: It’s D-Day for what can be touted as India's biggest tax reform. The much anticipated GST Bill finally heads for its biggest test in the Rajya Sabha today. Consensus estimates the bill to clear the Rajya Sabha hurdle without any hiccups. To discuss the impact of the GST Bill, Abha Bakaya of BTVI is joined by Amit Kumar Sarkar, Partner, Grant Thornton India and Anita Rastogi, Partner, Indirect Tax, PwC.
August 1: Bringing lenders and borrowers on the same platform, Faircent is leading the way on peer-to-peer lending in India. Today on Rising Stars, Abha Bakaya of BTVI is joined by Rajat Gandhi, Founder and CEO at Faircent, to talk more about the same.
July 28: In an effort to build consensus on GST the Finance Minister met with leaders from various regional parties to get them on board. Ashutosh Kumar of BTVI is standing by with more details. Watch to know more about the same.
July 27: Global motherboards and computer accessories leader Asus has launched a new range of portable projectors - the P3B. This battery-powered projector is the size of a CD case and has a brightness of 800 lumen. But is it worth picking up? Shilpa Ranipeta of Bloomberg TV India has the review. Watch to know more about the same.
July 27: Dabur stock in great structure as it posts a stable Q1 from the organization with sound uptick in edges.To examine more about the quarter passed by, Abha Bakaya of Bloomberg TV India is joined by Sunil Duggal - CEO at Dabur India.
July 26: As further proof of Indias growing interest in luxury goods, the French family-run luxury house Longchamp that makes luggage, handbags, accessories and a growing portfolio of products is now in India. To discuss more about their company plans ahead, Vikram Oza and Abha Bakaya of Bloomberg TV India are joined by Jean Cassegrain , Global CEO, Longchamp and Radha Kapoor, Founder & Director, Do It Retail Brands.
July 26: Symphony reported earnings a little while ago with revenues coming in at Rs.152 Cr and profits of 31 Cr. To discuss the quarter gone by, Abha Bakaya of Bloomberg TV India is joined by Nrupesh Shah, Executive Director at Symphony.
July 26: Dipak Gupta of Kotak Mahindra Bank says 'Acche Din' for the economy will help the NPA stress moderate. The Joint MD of the bank believes that the SME sector will not be able to absorb any further shocks going ahead. Nivrita Ganguly of Bloomberg TV India caught up with him to talk more in detail about the same.
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To also set up associated transmission line work for APTRANSCO
Gets Rs 100-cr order from Bangladesh power co, Nepal’s electricity body
Order includes 400 KV double circuit transmission line from Bangladesh
Nepal order includes setting up of 132 KV Transmission Line
Gets Rs 123 Cr order from CORE to commission rail electrification work
Gets pipeline augmentation work in Rajasthan for Rs 366 Cr from a pvt client