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ms mani ms mani, senior director, deloitte, said the clause will also help curb inflationary pressures on the economy when gst is implemented.
nppa asks stent makers, importers to submit price list by mar 1 the national drug pricing regulator nppa has asked manufacturers and importers of coronary stents to submit details, including price list of their products, before march 1.
mint annual banking conclave: future of indian banking system in the 10th mint annual banking conclave, a panel of experts speak about -- opportunities, hurdles, how to address these issues, what can be called as the future of the indian banking system and how technology is driving that.

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road to gst: council clears draft law for compensating states' loss finance minister arun jaitley-led gst council met on saturday and approved the draft compensation bill, in a bid to speed up the rollout of goods and services tax by july 1, 2017. crucial draft laws pertaining largely to central gst, integrated gst and state gst are yet to be finalised.
ifsec india awards: recognising excellence in security industry in today's indian landscape focussing on security and surveillance is the critical need be it in industrial, commercial or residential establishments. the security industry is undergoing a paradigm shift. with the increased focus on security, ubm -- a leading exhibition organiser -- organised a 10th edition of ifsec india awards 2016.

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pakistan lists hafiz saeed under anti-terrorism act mumbai attack mastermind and jud chief hafiz saeed, who is under house arrest, has now been listed under pakistan's anti-terrorism act, a tacit acknowledgement of his links to militancy.
ahead of merger with sbi,associate sbt to raise up to rs 600cr ahead of its proposed merger with parent sbi, state bank of travancore (sbt) will raise up to rs 600 crore to shore up additional tier-i capital by issuing basel compliant bonds on private placement.
find out who wins final semi finals of nse funancial quest-6 nse funancial quest is india’s biggest financial quiz contest for school students. four of the super teams from across the country will battle for the third slot in a national final that will be witnessed a week from now. watch who wins the final semi finals of nse funancial quest season 6.
box office: ghazi attack bags rs 4 cr on day 1; jolly llb 2 nears rs 100 cr trade analyst taran adarsh has described the ghazi attack, touted as india’s first underwater war drama, as gripping and said it had left a stunning impact on audiences.
43 unused airports to be operationalised soon: aviation secy fixing a rate cap for the fares at these newly inducted airports, the ministry has decided that flying to these facilities would not cost more than rs 2,500 for an hour long flight.
tata steel explores myanmar, bangladesh retail products tata steel terms consumer products as b2c and has marketed these steel products similar to fmcg strategy.
find out how daimler plans to break even in india with a slowdown in commercial vehicles sales in the second half of 2016, cnbc-tv18 finds out how daimler india will go about hitting that target.
up results will bring about major change in indian politics:shah "a bjp tsunami will soon hit uttar pradesh, heralding a major change in the course of country's politics," he said, discounting as "remote" the possibility of the state throwing up a hung assembly.
future of work: technology in spirituality a new digital revolution is treading across the industrial sector. the internet of things comes with real time data processing and analytics have paved the path of the fourth industrial revolution. organisations today are focused on harnessing this digital revolution to propel their growth through the 21st century.
air india to operate bigger aircraft on delhi-bhopal route air india has decided to operate an a-320 aircraft, having 168 seats, on the delhi-bhopal-delhi route from february 20, an official said today.
sebi meet today to discuss 74% fii limit breach in hdfc bank frenzied buying by fiis in the hdfc bank stock friday led to the statutory limit being crossed.
vodafone, idea likely to seal merger pact within a month uk's vodafone and aditya birla group firm idea cellular are likely to finalise within a month the mega merger deal that will create india's largest telecom firm, according to sources.
india emerges 12th largest holder of us govt securities in '16 india became the 12th largest holder of us government securities at the end of 2016, with exposure worth usd 118.2 billion.
anil agarwal metals and mining conglomerate vedanta will invest usd 10 billion in 3-4 years on expanding business across verticals, company's chairman anil agarwal said.
dmk urges guv to 'nullify' trust vote; to stage fast on feb 22 dmk today appealed to tamil nadu governor ch vidyasagar rao to "nullify" the vote of confidence won by sasikala loyalist e k palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of the state assembly.
govt meets stent makers to ensure availability the government has held a meeting with stent makers and importers to review its availability in market amid reports that artificial scarcity is being created in the garb of withdrawing the device for price relabelling.
ipl 2017: dhoni removed as pune captain, steve smith takes over mahendra singh dhoni was today sacked as captain of ipl franchise rising pune supergiants. dhoni will be replaced by australian steve smith. with this move, it will be curtains for dhoni on his innings as skipper in both international and franchise cricket, reports economic times.
mf industry bets big on sip to hit rs 20-trillion aum mark fund houses are betting big on investments through systemic investment plan (sip) to achieve the magical figure of rs 20 trillion assets under management (aum) for the industry by end of the current calendar year.
hsbc, ubs stop issuing p-notes as india steps up clampdown a number of foreign investors including hsbc and ubs have stopped issuing controversy-ridden p-notes as regulatory and enforcement agencies step up their clampdown on misuse of this once-popular instrument among foreigners to invest in indian markets.
note ban punches holes in q3 results; cos hopeful of 'gains' from soap and shampoo to cement and automobiles, businesses have seen the demonetisation move punching red marks on their balance sheets, even as they continue to put on a brave face on hopes for "long-term gains from this short-term pain".
tech mahindra sees bigger business from vodafone-idea merger tech mahindra sees the proposed merger of vodafone and idea as a "seismic" event that will impact the it sector, but asserted that it will benefit from such a deal.
steel production likely to remain higher in 2017-18: report the country's steel production and consumption is likely to remain higher in 2017-18 from 89.79 mt of crude steel during 2015-16 backed by an increase in infrastructure allocation in the budget, a report said.
shahabuddin brought to delhi, lodged in jail 2 of tihar prison controversial rjd leader shahabuddin, brought to delhi by train early this morning, has been lodged in jail number 2 of tihar prisons amid foolproof security.
sebi to enlist resource persons to spread financial literacy markets regulator sebi has decided to empanel 'resource persons' to help spread financial literacy in select districts.

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havells to buy lloyds consumer durables biz for rs 1600 cr havells india today announced the acquisition of consumer durables business of the lloyds group at an enterprise value of rs 1,600 crores on a slump sale basis. havells plans to finance the debt-free, cash-free deal through a mix of debt and internal accruals.
alibaba forms partnership with bailian group alibaba has also struck a recent deal for a stake in retailer suning commerce group co ltd and is seeking to take a controlling stake in intime retail group co ltd.
buy, sell, hold: 7 stocks analysts are watching out goldman sachs says kotak mahindra bank may outperform on improving growth prospects top quartile eps growth. lending book is likely to grow at 25 percent hereon, it feels.
gm shares could climb 35% if it sells opel: barron's last week, gm confirmed reports that it was in talks to sell its opel business to paris-based psa group, which manufactures brands including peugeot.
jio effect: tata tele mulls merger with rcom-aircel-mts combine tata teleservices is reportedly in talks with rcom-aircel and mts combined entity, for a merger to counter the rising competitive pressure triggered by the launch of reliance jio infocomm, reports the economic times today.
us economy now on 'sound footing': fed's mester cleveland fed president loretta mester, at a forum in singapore, did not comment specifically on interest rates. however she has dissented in the past in favor of quicker rate hikes and on monday urged the fed to focus on returning to a more normal policy footing, including trimming its usd4.5-trillion bond portfolio.
ashwani gujral ashwani gujral of ashwanigujral.com recommends buying manappuram finance, bharat financial inclusion, lt finance holdings, chennai petro and bombay burmah trading corporation.

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mitessh thakkar mitessh thakkar of miteshthacker.com is of the view that one can buy bharat financial inclusion and sun pharmaceutical industries and sell bharti infratel.
lic stalls listing of uti amc despite receiving a nod for a broad-based listing two weeks ago from its public sector bank stakeholders, namely state bank of india, punjab national bank and bank of baroda, uti amc will not get listed until its fourth major psu shareholder, lic, agrees for a listing.
sensex, nifty open moderately lower; tcs, hul lead gainers tcs, hul, gail, wipro, bharti airtel, idea cellular, kotak mahindra bank and hcl technologies were early gainers while maruti suzuki, tata motors, hdfc bank, itc, cipla, tata motors (dvr) and eicher motors were losers.
ajay manglunia the narrow trading range and thin volumes are likely to continue today with the 10-year benchmark bond yield seen in a range of 6.83-6.87 percent, says ajay manglunia, edelweiss.
pramit brahmbhatt the trading range for the spot usd-inr pair is seen between 66.80-67.20/usd, says pramit brahmbhatt, veracity.
paytm lines up rs 600 crore for qr code payments solution in a bid to further capitalise on the gains made due to demonetisation, vijay shekhar sharma-led paytm plans to invest rs 600 crore in the next 10 months to develop a qr code-based payments solution.
expect market to open on flat note: smc global according to smc global, market is likely to open flat, asian share markets are off to a positive start despite political uncertainty kept the mood cautious thanks to upbeat economic data on global front.
reliance securities stock picks: lupin, tata motors, adani ports we believe tata motors will soon reverse to recover prior losses after taking support at around rs 430. the pharma sector also has seen sharp up move and we believe the lupin risk reward is very favorable
shri dharmesh joshi the opening will be good, but thereafter nifty may go down immediately, and till 12.30 remain on the down side, says ganesha.
rohan suryavanshi the engineering procurement construction (epc) contractor has bagged an order to build a 67-kilometer long road in the tuljapur to ausa section of the national highway - 361.
himadri buch gupta expects the aums to be driven by few large funds and also intends to compete in the balanced funds category. at the same time, the fund house is looking to scale up its fixed income business substantially
why health insurance is no more just an option the following article is an initiative of apollo munich health insurance cnbc-tv18 and is intended to create awareness among the readers.
england's ben stokes and tymal mills laugh their way to the bank stokes, who was expected to be hot property in what is going to be his first season in the ipl was bought for a whopping rs 14.5 crore by rising pune supergiants. this makes him the second most expensive player ever to have been bought in an ipl auction after yuvraj singh.
crudeoil to trade in 3566-3644 range: achiievers equities according to achiievers equities, crude oil dropped as prices remained under pressure from a stronger dollar and rising u.s. shale oil output.
silver to trade in 42689-43123 range: achiievers equities according to achiievers equities, silver prices ended with a loss but tallied a third consecutive weekly gain as political uncertainty continued to boost investment demand for the metal.
mic electronics: outcome of board meeting mic electronics ltd has informed bse that the board of directors of the company at its meeting held on february 18, 2017, approved the increasing the authorised share capital of the company by rs 4 crore.
isf: outcome of egm isf ltd has informed bse that the extra ordinary general meeting (egm) of the company was held on february 17, 2017.
gold to trade in 29223-29517 range: achiievers equities according to achiievers equities, gold prices eased but notched a weekly gain as investors opted for the safe-haven qualities of bullion due to uncertainty about u.s. and european politics.
malwa cotton spinning mills' board meeting rescheduled on february 25, 2017 malwa cotton spinning mills has informed that the meeting of board of directors of the company to be held on february 18, 2017, to consider and approve the unaudited financial results of the company for the quarter ended december 31, 2016 is to be postpone and reschedule to be held on february 25, 2017 at 2 pm.

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sagar tourist resorts' board meeting on february 14, 2017 sagar tourist resorts has informed that the adjourned meeting of the board of directors of the company which was originally scheduled and held on february 14, 2017 will now be held on february 22, 2017, to consider and approve the un-audited financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended december 31, 2016 for the f.y.2016-2017.
sandeep wagle watch the interview of sandeep wagle of powermywealth.com, ashwani gujral of ashwanigujral.com and rahul shah of motilal oswal with latha venkatesh and sumaira abidi on cnbc-tv18, in which they shared their reading and outlook on technicals, fundamentals and futures and options (fo) side of the market as well as specific stocks and sectors.
jaiprakash power ventures: outcome of stakeholders' relationship committee meeting jaiprakash power ventures ltd has informed bse about outcome of the stakeholders’ relationship committee meeting held on february 18, 2017. preferential allotment of equity shares to lenders pursuant to implementation of strategic debt restructuring (sdr) scheme.

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dilip buildcon gets loa from nhai of rs 911 crore dilip buildcon has received letter of award issued from national highways authority of india for the project
chartered logistics: outcome of board meeting chartered logistics ltd has informed bse that the board of directors at their meeting held on february 18, 2017, considered and approved the resignation of ms. nirzari shah as an independent director of the company w.e.f february 18, 2017.
our suppliers lost over 2200 jobs due to cash ban: rajiv bajaj a significant part of rural two-wheeler sales still depend on cash transactions. these are pockets where banks are yet to make significant inroads. demonetisation crippled their farm income resulting fall in demand for two-wheelers.
buy city union bank; target of rs 166: axis direct axis direct is bullish on city union bank has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of rs 166 in its research report dated february 17, 2017.
layla textile's board meeting on feb 27, 2017 layla textile and traders ltd has informed bse that a meeting of the board of directors of the company will be held on february 27, 2017, to consider and approve the change of share registrar and transfer agent from
check out: top chart picks by market experts watch the interview of avinnash gorakssakar, market expert and prakash gaba of prakashgaba.com with surabhi upadhyay nigel d'souza on cnbc-tv18, in which they shared their readings and outlook on specific stocks and sectors.
hold divi's laboratories; target of rs 740: axis direct axis direct recommended hold rating on divi's laboratories with a target price of rs 740 in its research report dated february 10, 2017.
buy dalmia bharat; target of rs 2146: axis direct axis direct is bullish on dalmia bharat has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of rs 2146 in its research report dated february 10, 2017.
ntpc to train discom officials to make ipds more effective state-run ntpc's power management institute will soon impart training to state discom staff across the country for capacity building under the integrated power development scheme (ipds).
mistry says hdfc life-max life merger is a structural change irdai had expressed reservations about the deal structure in the proposed merger of the two entities. an application was filed on september 21, 2016, by max life and hdfc life, seeking in-principle nod for the amalgamation scheme.
growth slowdown spilling over into january-march quarter: nomura the slowdown that started in the october-december quarter of 2016, post the demonetisation is spilling over into the first quarter of 2017 (january-march).
hold jk lakshmi cement; target of rs 373: axis direct axis direct recommended hold rating on jk lakshmi cement with a target price of rs 373 in its research report dated february 10, 2017.
ashari agencies approves bonus issue ashari agencies ltd has informed bse that the board meeting of the company was held on february 20, 2017, to issue equity shares through bonus issue subject to the approval of members.
tcs approves buyback of equity shares tata consultancy services has informed that the board of directors of the company at its meeting held on february 20, 2017, has approved a proposal to buyback upto 5,61,40,351 equity shares of the company for an aggregate amount not exceeding rs 16,000 crore being 2.85 percent of the total paid up equity share capital, at rs 2,850 per equity share.
tcs board approves buyback of up to 5.6 cr shares at rs 2850/sh the tata consultancy services (tcs) board today announced buyback of upto 5.6 crore equity shares of the company for an aggregate amount not exceeding rs 16,000 crore.
mackinnon mackenzie's board meeting on feb 28, 2017 mackinnon mackenzie company ltd has informed bse that the a meeting of the board of directors of the company will be held on february 28, 2017.
prakash gaba prakash gaba of prakashgaba.com is of the view that aban offshore can climb to rs 240 while power grid may test rs 220.
rupee firms up for 2nd session, up 9 paise to 66.92 the rupee today strengthened for the second straight session, gaining by another 9 paise to close at 66.92 per dollar in view of strong foreign capital inflows coupled with firm equity market.
cotton output for 2016-17 expected at 341 lakh bales the cotton output is estimated at 341 lakh bales for 2016-17, an industry association said in its january projection.
irdai to form actuary panels for life, general insurers the panel would be required to give an opinion on products filed by an insurer. further, the regulator may ask any actuary panel to investigate financial position of any insurer or to give an opinion on valuation.
deposit 14% interest on 39 home buyers' money: sc to unitech slapping a penalty on unitech resorts for delaying handing over of flats, the supreme court today directed it to deposit 14 per cent interest on rs 16.55 crore invested by 39 home buyers with it.
india's wheat imports to slow on fumigation rule change india's wheat imports from russia, france and ukraine could come to a halt after march, as new delhi has asked exporters to fumigate their cargoes with methyl bromide, an insect control gas banned in europe and the black sea region.
uber, ola refuse to back down with driver demands drivers are protesting on the fact that the reduced rates have let drivers to a profit of just rs 1 per kilometre.
pm nod mandatory for terminating services of sr staff in cpses all departments will have to mandatorily take permission of the appointments committee of cabinet headed by prime minister narendra modi before terminating services of senior officials in central public sector enterprises (cpses).
steel demand likely to improve in coming months: minister steel demand is expected to improve in coming months on the back of increased spending on infrastructure and long-term government policies, steel minister chaudhary birender singh has said.
google, microsoft agree to crackdown on piracy sites for the first time, global tech giants google and microsoft have agreed to tighten up their search engines as part of a crackdown on piracy sites illegally streaming events and films.
indian consumer confidence up 3 pts to 136 in q4 2016: nielsen the consumer confidence index score for india in q4 2016 has climbed three points to 136 from 133 in the previous quarter. india continues to lead the global index, and is followed by philippines 132.
hold lupin; target of rs 1600: axis direct axis direct recommended hold rating on lupin with a target price of rs 1600 in its research report dated february 15, 2017.
hafiz saeed's brother says india pressure led to house arrest hafiz masood said pakistan had given in to india's demands by putting his brother and 26/11 mastermind hafiz saeed on its terror list.
canara bank's rs 1,124 cr rights issue to open on march 2 state-owned canara bank's rs 1,124 crore rights issue will open on march 2 and the proceeds will be utilised to fund business growth.
alibaba partners with state-owned retail conglomerate group china's leading e-commerce firm alibaba and a shanghai-based state-owned retail conglomerate today announced a rare private-public strategic alliance to push forward partnership for creating a new shopping scenario.

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amazon plans 5,000 new jobs in uk the us-headquartered online firm said it was looking for a range of staff, including software developers and warehouse employees.
gammon india: outcome of board meeting gammon india has informed regarding outcome of board meeting held on februray 20, 2017.
kartik investments trust: outcome of board meeting kartik investments trust has informed regarding outcome of board meeting held on february 20, 2017.

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quantum digital vision india's board meeting on feb 28, 2017 quantum digital vision india has informed that the meeting of board of directors of the company is to be held on february 28, 2017, to transact the business and variation in the rights attached to preference shares of the company (unlisted) under section 48 of the companies act, 2013.

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tcs: outcome of board meeting tata consultancy services has informed that the company has received a letter from tata sons, in exercise of the powers under article 90 of the articles of association of the company, nominating n. chandrasekaran as the chairman of the board of directors of the company in place of ishaat hussain, with effect from february 21, 2017.
mcnally bharat engineering egm on march 16, 2017 mcnally bharat engineering company has informed that the extra ordinary general meeting (egm) of the company will be held on march 16, 2017.

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premco global: outcome of board meeting premco global has informed about outcome of board meeting held on february 20, 2017.
hindustan everest tools: outcome of board meeting hindustan everest tools has informed about outcome of board meeting held on february 20, 2017.

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sai capital: outcome of board meeting sai capital has informed about outcome of board meeting held on february 18, 2017.
upsurge investment finance: outcome of board meeting upsurge investment finance has informed regarding outcome of board meeting held on february 20, 2017.

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athena constructions: outcome of board meeting athena constructions has informed about outcome of board meeting held on february 20, 2017.