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Do not miss including these 5 incomes while filing your income tax returns
Balwant Jain While filing the ITR, the salaried people generally disclose their salary income only and forget to disclose other incomes

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 8:16 am

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala ups stake in Lupin JP Associates, cuts Titan holding in June quarter
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala ups stake in Lupin  JP Associates, cuts Titan holding in June quarter Only 15 of nearly 30 companies in Jhunjhunwala’s portfolio released their shareholding data for the quarter-ended June till now. Of the 14 companies, only two have delivered positive returns.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 8:10 am

Twitter#39;s verification process on hold to prioritise election integrity
Twitter#39;s verification process on hold to prioritise election integrity The decision to halt the process came after the social media giant was criticized for verifying the account of Jason Keller, who allegedly organized a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 8:09 am

Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, Rel Comm, JP Associates, Cadila, Fortis, JK Tyre
Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, Rel Comm, JP Associates, Cadila, Fortis, JK Tyre Kotak Mahindra Bank | Indian Bank | JSW Steel | Reliance Comm | JP Associates | Cadila Healthcare | JK Tyre and Tata Motors are stocks, which are in news today.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:55 am

Microsoft#39;s focus on cloud, partnerships paying off
Microsoft#39;s focus on cloud, partnerships paying off So when Thyssenkrupp North America needed help predicting when to service its lifts, it turned to Microsoft Corp , a partnership that illustrates how Microsoft#39;s chief executive, Satya Nadella, has leveraged the cloud to grow its own business.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Japan#39;s exports rise in June, protectionism fears cloud the outlook
Japan#39;s exports rise in June, protectionism fears cloud the outlook Japan#39;s exports to the United States fell slightly, but the trade surplus rose, which could invite scrutiny from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Fed walks careful line on trade, but downside risks emerging
Fed walks careful line on trade, but downside risks emerging But in two days of congressional testimony and a broadcast interview last week the central banker also hinted the Fed may be more concerned about current trade tensions than it is letting on, as uncertainty reshapes business investment in ways that could alter the course of the economy and thus Fed policy.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

ECB to hike rates before next downturn, say confident economists: Poll
ECB to hike rates before next downturn, say confident economists: Poll Euro zone growth outpaced that of its major peers last year for the first time since the 2007-08 financial crisis. But the latest poll of more than 100 economists, taken July 10-18, suggests growth momentum has already peaked.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Japan business mood slips amid fears of trade war
Japan business mood slips amid fears of trade war The Reuters Tankan, which tracks the Bank of Japan#39;s (BOJ) closely watched tankan quarterly survey, found manufacturers#39; mood was expected to rebound over the coming three months while service-sector morale was seen as unchanged.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Oil prices extend gains, buoyed by unexpected drop in US gasoline stocks
Oil prices extend gains, buoyed by unexpected drop in US gasoline stocks Brent crude futures had risen 8 cents, or 0.1 percent, to $72.98 by 0043 GMT. They climbed 1 percent on Wednesday after initially falling to the lowest in three months following the release of official production and stockpile data, which also showed a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

EU order against Google opens new doors for mobile industry
EU order against Google opens new doors for mobile industry The EU found that the Alphabet Inc unit illegally bolstered its dominance in the mobile business since 2011 by forcing Android device makers to pre-install Google Search and its Chrome browser together with its Google Play app store, paying them to pre-install only Google Search, and blocking them from using modified versions of Android.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:52 am

Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer
Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer The ride-hailing company has had a rough history when it comes to protecting driver and passenger data, even while it gears up for a public listing next year.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:50 am

Amazon.com#39;s stock market value hits $900 billion, threatens Apple
Amazon.com#39;s stock market value hits $900 billion, threatens Apple After Jeff Bezos founded the online book-selling company in his garage in 1994, Amazon survived the dot-com crisis and then expanded across the retail industry, altering how consumers buy products and setting off a Darwinian struggle among brick-and-mortar stores.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:45 am

Asian shares higher on US earnings but trade worries rattle offshore yuan
Asian shares higher on US earnings but trade worries rattle offshore yuan MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.53 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei and the Australian benchmark advanced 0.42 percent and 0.38 percent, respectively.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:40 am

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 15 things to know
What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 15 things to know A list of important headlines from across news agencies that could help in your trade today.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:38 am

US #39;especially vulnerable#39; in trade war: IMF#39;s Lagarde
US #39;especially vulnerable#39; in trade war: IMF#39;s Lagarde IMF economists prepared a report for the G20 ministers with simulations showing the worst-case scenario, where all the tariffs threats and retaliation are implemented, and business confidence erodes, could cut a half point or $430 billion off global GDP in 2020.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 10:30 pm

IGST refund of Rs 21,142 crore sanctioned as on June 16
IGST refund of Rs 21,142 crore sanctioned as on June 16 Chaudhary said that in order to sort out the problems being faced by the exporters for refund claims of GST two ‘Special Drive Refund Fortnight#39; were organised in March and June.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:28 pm

Kumar Mangalam Birla says all is not rosy for economy in near-term
Kumar Mangalam Birla says all is not rosy for economy in near-term Noting that the economy has shown considerable resilience to the transitory effects on demonetization and GST rollout, he said infrastructure projects like Bharatmala, new airports and metros, along with affordable housing and smart cities will stoke growth in the medium-term.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 8:35 pm

Domestic air pax traffic grows 18.36% at 113.25 lakh in June
Domestic air pax traffic grows 18.36% at 113.25 lakh in June IndiGo also remained the most punctual airline in the month of June, with 84.1 percent of its flights arriving and departing on-time from four key airports.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 8:05 pm

EU to curb steel imports after Trump tariffs
EU to curb steel imports after Trump tariffs The Commission said that the EU steel industry was "in a fragile situation and vulnerable to a further increase in imports", with US tariffs reducing its capacity to sell there making them even more vulnerable.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 6:15 pm

2019 general election: Here’s how monsoon could impact BJP#39;s chances
2019 general election: Here’s how monsoon could impact BJP#39;s chances While a normal monsoon would better the chances for BJP to win, a bad one could spoil the party for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 5:07 pm

Trade war with US may open new doors for Indian films in China
Trade war with US may open new doors for Indian films in China Indian films have collected a total of approximately Rs 2,846 crore over the last three years in China

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 4:16 pm

Pulses import plunge in India to ripple across Canadian, Australian farms
Pulses import plunge in India to ripple across Canadian, Australian farms The reduction in imports illustrates the government#39;s steps to raise the prices of pulses, like peas and lentils, to reduce the payouts to farmers under its food subsidy scheme.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 3:10 pm

LIC says it has not released any recruitment notification for Assistant Administrative Officers
LIC says it has not released any recruitment notification for Assistant Administrative Officers Several newspapers and online portals had carried advertisements for the AAO 2018 cadre. LIC said that these are fake and have not generated by it

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 2:07 pm

Delhi to Mumbai in 12 hours: NHAI plans to start work on expressway by March 2019
Delhi to Mumbai in 12 hours: NHAI plans to start work on expressway by March 2019 At present, it takes around 24 hours to travel from the national capital to the financial capital via NH 8

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 2:01 pm

How disaster ready is your business?
How disaster ready is your business? Apart from fire and natural disasters, technology-led risks may also impact businesses

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 12:31 pm

Govt drops FRDI Bill amid public anxiety over security of deposits: Report
Govt drops FRDI Bill amid public anxiety over security of deposits: Report The misconception that led to panic withdrawal of cash from banks was one of the reasons cited for the withdrawal

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 10:16 am

India#39;s growth remains quite robust into future: IMF
India#39;s growth remains quite robust into future: IMF The IMF yesterday forecast a growth rate of 7.3 per cent in 2018 and 7.5 per cent in 2019 for India, which was down by 0.1 per cent and 0.3 per cent respectively than its April projections.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 8:45 am

GDP growth at 7.5% plus a healthy sign for economy: CII president
GDP growth at 7.5% plus a healthy sign for economy: CII president "I am very happy that in the last quarter, GDP growth at 7.5 per cent plus is a very healthy and very positive sign for Indian economy. The trends and signals (of the economy) are on the recovery path," Mittal said in a media interaction here.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 8:20 am

IIT Bombay to develop world-class labs, launch skill-based courses under Institute of Eminence tag
IIT Bombay to develop world-class labs, launch skill-based courses under Institute of Eminence tag The Institutes of Eminence are proposed to have greater autonomy in comparison to other higher education institutions

Posted on 17 July 2018 | 8:17 pm

Do not miss including these 5 incomes while filing your income tax returns
Balwant Jain While filing the ITR, the salaried people generally disclose their salary income only and forget to disclose other incomes

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 8:16 am

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala ups stake in Lupin JP Associates, cuts Titan holding in June quarter
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala ups stake in Lupin  JP Associates, cuts Titan holding in June quarter Only 15 of nearly 30 companies in Jhunjhunwala’s portfolio released their shareholding data for the quarter-ended June till now. Of the 14 companies, only two have delivered positive returns.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 8:10 am

Twitter#39;s verification process on hold to prioritise election integrity
Twitter#39;s verification process on hold to prioritise election integrity The decision to halt the process came after the social media giant was criticized for verifying the account of Jason Keller, who allegedly organized a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 8:09 am

Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, Rel Comm, JP Associates, Cadila, Fortis, JK Tyre
Stocks in the news: Kotak Mahindra Bank, Rel Comm, JP Associates, Cadila, Fortis, JK Tyre Kotak Mahindra Bank | Indian Bank | JSW Steel | Reliance Comm | JP Associates | Cadila Healthcare | JK Tyre and Tata Motors are stocks, which are in news today.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:55 am

Microsoft#39;s focus on cloud, partnerships paying off
Microsoft#39;s focus on cloud, partnerships paying off So when Thyssenkrupp North America needed help predicting when to service its lifts, it turned to Microsoft Corp , a partnership that illustrates how Microsoft#39;s chief executive, Satya Nadella, has leveraged the cloud to grow its own business.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Japan#39;s exports rise in June, protectionism fears cloud the outlook
Japan#39;s exports rise in June, protectionism fears cloud the outlook Japan#39;s exports to the United States fell slightly, but the trade surplus rose, which could invite scrutiny from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Fed walks careful line on trade, but downside risks emerging
Fed walks careful line on trade, but downside risks emerging But in two days of congressional testimony and a broadcast interview last week the central banker also hinted the Fed may be more concerned about current trade tensions than it is letting on, as uncertainty reshapes business investment in ways that could alter the course of the economy and thus Fed policy.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

ECB to hike rates before next downturn, say confident economists: Poll
ECB to hike rates before next downturn, say confident economists: Poll Euro zone growth outpaced that of its major peers last year for the first time since the 2007-08 financial crisis. But the latest poll of more than 100 economists, taken July 10-18, suggests growth momentum has already peaked.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Japan business mood slips amid fears of trade war
Japan business mood slips amid fears of trade war The Reuters Tankan, which tracks the Bank of Japan#39;s (BOJ) closely watched tankan quarterly survey, found manufacturers#39; mood was expected to rebound over the coming three months while service-sector morale was seen as unchanged.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

Oil prices extend gains, buoyed by unexpected drop in US gasoline stocks
Oil prices extend gains, buoyed by unexpected drop in US gasoline stocks Brent crude futures had risen 8 cents, or 0.1 percent, to $72.98 by 0043 GMT. They climbed 1 percent on Wednesday after initially falling to the lowest in three months following the release of official production and stockpile data, which also showed a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:53 am

EU order against Google opens new doors for mobile industry
EU order against Google opens new doors for mobile industry The EU found that the Alphabet Inc unit illegally bolstered its dominance in the mobile business since 2011 by forcing Android device makers to pre-install Google Search and its Chrome browser together with its Google Play app store, paying them to pre-install only Google Search, and blocking them from using modified versions of Android.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:52 am

Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer
Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer The ride-hailing company has had a rough history when it comes to protecting driver and passenger data, even while it gears up for a public listing next year.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:50 am

Amazon.com#39;s stock market value hits $900 billion, threatens Apple
Amazon.com#39;s stock market value hits $900 billion, threatens Apple After Jeff Bezos founded the online book-selling company in his garage in 1994, Amazon survived the dot-com crisis and then expanded across the retail industry, altering how consumers buy products and setting off a Darwinian struggle among brick-and-mortar stores.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:45 am

Asian shares higher on US earnings but trade worries rattle offshore yuan
Asian shares higher on US earnings but trade worries rattle offshore yuan MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.53 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei and the Australian benchmark advanced 0.42 percent and 0.38 percent, respectively.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:40 am

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 15 things to know
What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 15 things to know A list of important headlines from across news agencies that could help in your trade today.

Posted on 19 July 2018 | 7:38 am

Uber hires former adviser to David Cameron to lead lobbying in northern Europe
Uber hires former adviser to David Cameron to lead lobbying in northern Europe The appointment comes after Uber recently moved to improve strained relations in the British capital as it faced the threat of a ban in its most important European market.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 10:42 pm

Domestic airlines may post Rs 3,600 cr losses in FY19: Icra
Domestic airlines may post Rs 3,600 cr losses in FY19: Icra The losses would come despite around 15 percent expected average annual growth in passenger traffic over the medium-term due to conducive factors, support from regulatory environment and development of new airports, it added.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 10:38 pm

Corporate Roundup: Mastek posts 53% jump in Q1 net profit at Rs 22.5 cr
Corporate Roundup: Mastek posts 53% jump in Q1 net profit at Rs 22.5 cr Its consolidated income from operations was up by 31.5 percent to Rs 244 crore in April-June 2018 quarter as against Rs 185.6 crore in the year-ago period.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:50 pm

JK Tyre Industries posts Q1 profit of Rs 64.24 cr
JK Tyre  Industries posts Q1 profit of Rs 64.24 cr Revenue from operations during the first quarter stood at Rs 2,439.52 crore. It was at Rs 1,931.80 crore in the same period last fiscal.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:48 pm

Daiichi seeks stay on Fortis-IHH deal, cites Rs 3,500-cr arbitration case against Singh bros
Daiichi seeks stay on Fortis-IHH deal, cites Rs 3,500-cr arbitration case against Singh bros The court has asked Fortis and the Singh brothers, Malvinder and Shivinder, to respond to Daiichi#39;s application by the next hearing scheduled on August 1.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:40 pm

Walmart may hire foreign nationals as India CFO, legal counsel
Walmart may hire foreign nationals as India CFO, legal counsel Walmart is looking forward to hiring expats to ensure 100% compliance with US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act that prohibits companies listed in the US from indulging in any illegal practices in a foreign country.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:39 pm

Cabinet tweaks pre-NELP oil blocks, reduces ONGC burden of levies
Cabinet tweaks pre-NELP oil blocks, reduces ONGC burden of levies The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) also extended the special dispensation of marketing and pricing freedom to natural gas produced from areas in the North Eastern region, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told reporters here.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:35 pm

Modi government#39;s #39;Ayushman Pakhwaras#39; to ensure delivery of Ayushman cards
Modi government#39;s #39;Ayushman Pakhwaras#39; to ensure delivery of Ayushman cards The government has identified 80% of the beneficiaries in rural regions and 60% in urban regions.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:19 pm

PepsiCo India to reduce salt in snacks; to pilot plant-based packaging
PepsiCo India to reduce salt in snacks; to pilot plant-based packaging PepsiCo India said it has already introduced upgraded variants of its Lay#39;s snacks with reduced sodium in different flavors.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:06 pm

Ashok Leyland aims to match industry growth in current fiscal
Ashok Leyland aims to match industry growth in current fiscal The city-based Hinduja Group flagship company has recorded a profit after tax for the quarter ending June 30, 2018 at Rs 370.10 crore compared to Rs 111.23 crore registered in the year ago period.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:06 pm

Indian Bank raises MCLR by up to 0.10% from Jul 20
Indian Bank raises MCLR by up to 0.10% from Jul 20 The MCLR for overnight loans will be 8.05 percent from Friday, up from 8 percent earlier.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:04 pm

Lodha Developers#39; sales bookings up 16% at Rs 8,100 cr in FY18; to make housing biz debt-free
Lodha Developers#39; sales bookings up 16% at Rs 8,100 cr in FY18; to make housing biz debt-free The company is launching its Initial Public Offer (IPO) to raise about Rs 5,500 crore. Earlier this month, it received market regulator Sebi#39;s go-ahead for the IPO.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 9:04 pm

Flipkart launches phone recharges, flight bookings on app
Flipkart launches phone recharges, flight bookings on app The first tab redirects customers to PhonePe, Filpkart#39;s payments platform while the second one leads to MakeMyTrip.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 8:57 pm

Amazon in talks to invest in India#39;s MedPlus - FactorDaily
Amazon in talks to invest in India#39;s MedPlus - FactorDaily MedPlus Health Services runs over 1,500 pharmacies in India, according to the company#39;s website.

Posted on 18 July 2018 | 8:56 pm


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