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Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More


BEST strike hits Mumbai commuters for 7th day

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Over four million commuters including students were badly hit as the strike by over 20,000 employees of the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST), the lifeline of the city,... Read More


Jet stocks shoot-up amidst reports of rescue deal with Etihad

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Troubled Jet Airways' scrip shot up by more than 16 per cent on Monday amidst reports that a rescue deal has been sealed between the cash-strapped airline and its partner, Etihad... Read More


Finance Secy gets one-month extension till Feb-end

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- The government on Monday extended the service of Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha by a month till February-end. He was to retire on January 31. Post superannuation, the 1982 b... Read More


Upper caste quota comes into force

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- The Central government on Monday notified the 10 per cent quota amendment in its official gazette, bringing reservation to the economically weak section among upper castes formal... Read More


Flipkart's co-founder Sachin Bansal invests Rs 150 crore in Ola

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Co-founder of leading e-tailer Flipkart, Sachin Bansal, invested Rs 150-crore ($21 million) in ride-sharing major Ola, business signals platform paper.vc said on Monday. Bansal,... Read More


NavAlt bags Kerala government order for solar ferry boats

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- The Kochi-based NavAlt Solar and Electric Boats (NavAlt) has received orders for more solar boats from the Kerala government after completing a successful two-year run in the sta... Read More


Kids apparel industry booming in India: Petit Royal co-founder

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Neha Agarwal, Co-founder of Petit Royal, a Mumbai-based multi-brand fashion house for kids, said that the kinds apparel industry is boom... Read More


Exhibitions most effective tool for SMEs: UBM India MD

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Yogesh Mudras, MD of UBM India, the country's leading exhibition organizer of B2B exhibitions, said exhibitions are the most effective t... Read More


Sensex ends 157 points lower over fresh signs of global slowdown

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- Sensex and Nifty fell on Monday in line with Asian markets which responded on poor Chinese trade data and an extended partial US government shutdown, fuelling concerns of a globa... Read More