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Last updated: 19 Oct, 2017  
Corporate India cuts gifting budget by 35-40 pc this Diwali
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Oct, 2017
Concerned about slowdown and pressure on balance sheets, corporate India is going slow on Diwali gif 
Reformative measures like GST will improve economy: Naidu
SME Times News Bureau   |   18 Oct, 2017
The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that reformative measures like the introduct
North East Small Finance Bank commences operations: RBI
SME Times News Bureau   |  
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Tuesday the North East Small Finance Bank has commenced oper
Dhanteras witnesses good sale; No impact of note ban, GST
SME Times News Bureau   |   18 Oct, 2017
Come Dhanteras, and the hunger for gold, so visible among Indians, has helped them tide over the imp
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 India Economy News
BSE THMB Sell-off in banking stocks drag equity indices lower
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Oct, 2017
A massive sell-off in banking sector stocks pulled the key Indian equity indices lower on Wednesday.  Read more....
» RBI orders banks to immediately pay interest under GMS
» Minister urges builders to ensure dignified living for construction workers
» CBEC to redistribute cases to clear appeals backlog
» HC refuses to set aside charges framed against Tytler, Verma
» FM launches options trading in gold futures in MCX
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 Industry News
Maruti.Suzuki.9.Thmb.jpg Maruti's Dzire achieves 'fastest 1-lakh sales' mark
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Oct, 2017
Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday said its all-new Dzire has achieved "fastest 1-lakh sales   Read more....
» Goodricke Group acquires Godfrey Phillips' tea business
» BMW launches 330i Gran Turismo M Sport at Rs 49.40 lakh
» NCLT orders liquidation against Nicco
» Micromax launches 4G phone at Rs 2,200 only
» Wipro net up 6% in Q2
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 In Depth
Diwali.9.Thmb.jpg 5 tips to start your own new online business this Diwali
Anurag Avula | 17 Oct, 2017
Here are five golden rules to start a successful business this Diwali. It is a great time to start y  Read more....
» Pent-up GST demand expected to boost Diwali sales of consumer durables
» Will a India-EU trade breakthrough happen?
» 'GST relaxations advanced Diwali celebrations'
» Combating Corruption
» Gold will not glitter this Diwali!
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 Face to Face
hiren-joshi-bee-onlineTHMB.jpg Digital media is a necessity now: Co-Founder, Bee Online
Saurabh Gupta | 17 Oct, 2017
Today, digital media is finally being perceived as a necessity and isn't optional anymore, said Hire  Read more....
» Online GST compliance platform a simple and cheap solution for filing return: Co-Founder, EasemyGST
» Technical services, skill update must for SMEs' competitiveness: TUV Rheinland India Director
» To grow business online SMEs must embrace technology, start with small: VP & MD, GoDaddy India
» SMEs most lucrative targets for cyber attackers: Seclore Technology
» SMEs should adopt intelligent logistics automation: Locus CEO
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 Global Business
OECD.9.Thmb.jpg Maintain close ties with EU: OECD advises UK
IANS | 18 Oct, 2017
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria has warned that maintaining close ties with the European Union a  Read more....
» Lebanon, China to enhance bilateral ties: Envoy
» ZTE launches innovative dual-screen foldable smartphone in US
» Tokyo stocks open higher tracking Wall Street's lead
» Talks on revising NAFTA extended into 2018
» US stocks close mixed after earnings reports
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Rupee.9.Thmb.jpg Exposed: Banks behind unfairly high cost of credit
Bikky Khosla | 17 Oct, 2017
The Reserve Bank of India, in its fourth bi-monthly monetary policy review early this month, kept ra  Read more....
» GST revamp: Relief to exporters, SMEs
» Can PM's advisory council revive growth?
» Stimulus watch
» Export sops: WTO compliance
» GDP slump: What to blame for it
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