October 29, 2020 07:12 (IST)
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US firms are optimistic about investing in India, says San Francisco based Indian Consul General

New Delhi/IBNS: India and the United States shares many common interests and a strong bilateral relation, said Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad, Consul General, Consulate General of India, San Francisco, recently.

Indian Market: Sensex drops by 433.15 pts

Mumbai/UNI: Extending losses for the third straight session, the BSE Sensex crashed by 433.15 pts to settle at 37,877.34 following heavy selling in Auto, Bankex, Finance and FMCG stocks on Friday.

Indian Market: Sensex rallies by 511.34 pts

Mumbai/UNI: The Indian stock market remained firm on Tuesday for second day in row as BSE Sensex spurted by 511.34 points at 37,930.33 following gains in Oil and Gas, Realty, Energy, Bankex and Finance stocks amid positive Asian cues.

Uber appoints Prabhjeet Singh as its president of India, South Asia

New Delhi/IBNS: Uber on Thursday announced the appointment of Prabhjeet Singh as president of Uber India and South Asia, tasked with overseeing the next phase of growth in the company’s  mobility business and ensuring safety for riders and drivers across India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

India records export fall in June but posts trade surplus in a decade as coronavirus hits import

New Delhi/IBNS: India has exhibited a negative growth in overall exports (merchandise and services combined) in April-June 2020-21 at USD 101.02 billion, which is down by (-)25.92 per cent over the same period last year, as per data released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday.

India's June WPI inflation comes at -1.81 pc against -3.21 pc in May

New Delhi/UNI: The annual rate of inflation based on monthly Wholesale Price Index stood at -1.81 per cent for June as compared -3.21 per cent in May, according to data released by the government on Tuesday.

Google to invest Rs 75,000 cr more to fast pace India's digital economy

New Delhi/IBNS: Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai has said the company would invest an additional Rs 75,000 crore to accelerate the pace of India's digital economy and added that the company is "proud to support" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision.

Indian Rupee down by 26 paise against USD

Mumbai/UNI: The Rupee on Tuesday tumbled down by 26 paise to end negative at 74.93 against the US Dollar on rising demand for US Dollar by bankers and importers, dealers at the Forex Market said.

Indian Rupee falls by 9 paise against USD

Mumbai/UNI:  The Rupee on Wednesday slipped by nine paise to 75.59 against the US Dollar on rising demand for US Dollar by bankers and importers, dealers at the Forex Market said.

June GST collection stands at Rs. 90,917crore

New Delhi/IBNS: The gross GST revenue collected in the month of June, 2020 is Rs. 90,917crore of which CGST is Rs. 18,980crore, SGST is Rs. 23,970crore, IGST is Rs. 40,302crore (including Rs. 15,709crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs.7,665 crore (including Rs. 607crore collected on import of goods).

Indian Economy: Eight Core Industries growth for May decline by 23.4 pc

New Delhi/UNI:  The growth rate of Index of Eight Core Industries for May contracted by 23.4 per cent compared to decline of 37 per cent in the previous month, the government said on Tuesday.

Honda commences deliveries of 2020 Africa Twin Adventure Sports in India

New Delhi/IBNS: Taking the spirit of #TrueAdventure beyond, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. on Monday commenced the deliveries of 2020 Africa Twin Adventure Sports.  he first customer was handed over the key of his all-new 2020 Africa Twin Adventure Sports at Honda’s exclusive premium big-bike dealership - the Honda BigWing in Gurugram, Haryana.

India-China border conflict: Maharashtra freezes three Chinese projects

Mumbai/IBNS: Amid the growing anti-China sentiment and call for boycott of Chinese goods in the country, the Maha Vikas Aghadi government has frozen three Chinese projects worth Rs. 5,000 crore, media reports said.

Unlock 1.0: Retailers indicate sales degrowth of 64 percent

Kolkata/UNI:  Lockdown relaxations did not benefit retailers as there was no significant surge in their business, according to a recent survey conducted by the Retailers Association of India (RAI) with more than 100 big and small retailers.

Amid growing anti-China sentiment, Oppo cancels 5G phone live launch in India

Mumbai/IBNS: As the anti-China sentiment is growing massively in India following the standoff between the soldiers of the two nations in the border, mobile phone company Oppo cancelled the live launch of its 5G phone in the South Asian country, media reports said.