Sultan Qaboos of Oman dies aged 79: State media

Sultan Qaboos of Oman dies aged 79: State media

A three-day period of official mourning for the public and private sectors has been declared, and flags are to be flown at half mast for 40 days, state media said. Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said died on Friday evening, state media said early on Saturday without mentioning a cause of death, and a three-day period […]

Students, teachers, writers take to streets in countrywide protest

Students, teachers, writers take to streets in countrywide protest

Visuals of noted historian Ramachandra Guha being detained became symbolic of countrywide protests led largely by academics and students on Thursday against police action in Jamia Millia Islamia and Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). Left parties and other political activists had initially given the call for agitation which was overtaken by students and teachers angry with […]

Salary delays, business downturn — top reasons for EMI default

Salary delays, business downturn — top reasons for EMI default

CreditMate survey finds 54% defaulters were late payers and non-NPAs, while the rest were past deadline and NPAs Amid concerns over a slowing economy, a new survey has revealed that salary delays and business downturns were the two main reasons for debt defaults this year. The India Delinquency Report 2019 by digital debt collection platform […]

Government to take action against e-commerce firms flouting FDI policy

Government to take action against e-commerce firms flouting FDI policy

Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) urged the government to take action against e-commerce companies flouting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms and indulging in unfair practices. Terming such firms “global economic terrorists” and “economic intruders, tax offenders and policy and law violators”, CAIT, in a letter sent to Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, demanded […]

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