The valuation of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) tumbled  ₹28,424.3 crore to  ₹7,75,092.58 crore (Photo: Mint)
The valuation of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) tumbled 28,424.3 crore to 7,75,092.58 crore (Photo: Mint)

Six of top 10 Indian firms add 1.15 trillion in m-cap, TCS to loser

  • From the top-10 pack, HDFC Bank emerged as the biggest gainer as its market valuation zoomed by 39,375.82 crore to 6,56,546.37 crore
  • Infosys suffered an erosion of 10,329.6 crore to 3,45,793.87 crore

India’s energy demand is expected to grow at 4.2% per year over the next 25 years.
PM Modi will be joining other global leaders at the Climate Action Summit in the backdrop of US withdrawal from the Paris climate deal
PM Modi will be joining other global leaders at the Climate Action Summit in the backdrop of US withdrawal from the Paris climate deal

Narendra Modi to gift ‘Gandhi Solar Park’ to UN in New York

  • The 50 kWh roof-top solar park comprises of 193 solar panels—each representing a member of the multilateral body
  • India plans to reduce its carbon emissions by 33-35% from its 2005 levels by 2030

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One of the areas of contention has been the mapping of these colonies, which seems to be now getting sorted out

Pre-poll bonanza for Delhi's unauthorised colonies in the offing: Report

  • The report said the draft Cabinet note prepared by the Urban Development Ministry was sent to the Delhi government and it has sent its comments
  • With a cut-off date of 1 January 2015, the Centre and Delhi government have come up with a list of 1,797 colonies

PM Modi with CEOs from energy sector in Houston
PM Modi was received at the airport by Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla, and his American counterpart Ken Juster
PM Modi was received at the airport by Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla, and his American counterpart Ken Juster

'Howdy Houston', says PM Modi as he lands in energy capital

  • 'Howdy Houston', PM Narendra Modi tweeted soon after landing in Houston. 'It's a bright afternoon here in Houston,' he added
  • PM Modi will be addressing the mega 'Howdy Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Future' event at the NRG Stadium. In a special gesture, US President Trump will also be present during the event

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To boost research and development initiatives of the companies in India, Minimum Alternate Tax has been also reduced from existing 18.5% to 15%. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
To boost research and development initiatives of the companies in India, Minimum Alternate Tax has been also reduced from existing 18.5% to 15%. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

Revival in auto sector may be round the corner with the corporate tax cuts

  • Vehicle prices may come down significantly following cut in corporate tax
  • Auto firms looking to make in India will have to pay an even lower tax rate of 15%, provided they start by 31 March 2023

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters (REUTERS)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters (REUTERS)

India to leverage its Strategic Energy Partnership with US

  • This comes in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the energy resource rich country where he will be addressing an energy round table in Houston on Sunday
  • US secretary of state Michael Richard Pompeo has promised India of adequate crude oil supplies even as India

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Maruti S-Presso will be the second product after Vitara Brezza (a compact SUV) to to be designed and developed in India
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the 37th meeting of the GST Council.  (PTI)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the 37th meeting of the GST Council. (PTI)

GST Council lowers tax rates but tries to protect fiscal health

  • The Council also reduced tax rates on a host of services including on job work related to diamonds, which has been lowered from 5% to 1.5%
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, who chaired the GST Council meeting, said that the tax rates as well as slabs applying to hotel accommodation has been changed

The timeline for auto-reversal has been set at between one day after the transaction to five days. Photo: iStock
The timeline for auto-reversal has been set at between one day after the transaction to five days. Photo: iStock

Failed ATM services: RBI tightens norms for banks, up penalties

  • RBI prescribed a turnaround time (TAT) for banks to settle failed transactions for customers and notified compensations payable for various types of customer complaints
  • The compensation should be done suo motu by the bank, without waiting for a complaint or a claim by a customer

Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander lost communication with ground stations during its final descent (ANI )
Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander lost communication with ground stations during its final descent (ANI )

Chandrayaan 2 orbiter performing mission to complete satisfaction: ISRO

  • Earlier this month, ISRO Chairman K Sivan had stated that the Chandryaan-2 orbiter has clicked a thermal image of Vikram Lander
  • The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter on September 2

The funds mobilised will be used to meet growth requirement (Mint file)
The funds mobilised will be used to meet growth requirement (Mint file)

India Overseas Bank raises 500 crore via bonds

  • The base size of the issue was 500 crore with a greenshoe option of 300 crore
  • The bank received bids worth 855 crore with various coupon rates

A hoarding of Prime Minister Narendra Modi being placed near the NRG Stadium in Houston for the 'Howdy Modi' event (ANI file)
A hoarding of Prime Minister Narendra Modi being placed near the NRG Stadium in Houston for the 'Howdy Modi' event (ANI file)

After 'Howdy Modi', Trump and Modi likely to sign trade deal

  • The deal will lower some tariffs on US produce and restore preferential treatment for some Indian exports to the United States
  • US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra will meet this Sunday in Houston

EC on Saturday announced the schedule for elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Photo: ANI
EPFO had raise the interest rate on EPF to 8.65% for 2018-19
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Latest FD rates offered by SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI, PNB and BoB. (Reuters)
Polavaram Project is a multi-purpose irrigation project which has been accorded national project status by the union government. Photo: HT
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray. (Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray. (Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)

In Maharashtra, its a clash of alliances

  • With the EC announcing the poll dates on Saturday, the ruling alliance has not yet been able to reach an agreement
  • This is not the first time that when there is a difference of opinion between leaders of BJP and Shiv Sena

Nifty and the Sensex saw the biggest single day gain in 10 years
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Persuading shoppers to buy fresh food online isn’t Amazon’s sole challenge. Photo: Reuters (REUTERS)

Amazon expands two-hour Whole Foods delivery to catch Walmart

  • Prime subscribers looking for speedy grocery delivery needed to download a separate Prime Now app
  • Amazon is betting that offering the service on the main site will pull in more shoppers

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The relief is also applicable on gains made on the sale of units of equity-oriented funds and business trusts on which securities transaction tax has been paid. Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg
The relief is also applicable on gains made on the sale of units of equity-oriented funds and business trusts on which securities transaction tax has been paid. Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Super relief for the super-rich class as surcharge goes for all classes

  • The increase in surcharge, often referred to as the “super-rich tax”, stands withdrawn for all domestic and foreign investors, as far as income from listed equity shares is concerned
  • The increase in surcharge will continue for income from salary, profession or rent above 2 crore

To level the playing field between firms and individuals, and to potentially garner higher taxes, the FM should now extend this option to the individual income tax payers as well.  (ANI )
To level the playing field between firms and individuals, and to potentially garner higher taxes, the FM should now extend this option to the individual income tax payers as well. (ANI )

Opinion | The FM should extend the tax nudge to personal income tax too

To level the playing field between firms and individuals, and to potentially garner higher taxes, the FM should now extend this option to the individual income tax payers as well

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Ramappa temple is the only temple to be named after its builder. Photo: Lakshmi Prabhala
The train will cover the distance between Lucknow and Delhi in six hours and 15 minutes.
The train will cover the distance between Lucknow and Delhi in six hours and 15 minutes.

Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express AC car fare 1125, executive car 2310

  • The New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express will be the first train of Indian Railways that will be fully run by its subsidiary IRCTC
  • The train will cover the distance between Lucknow and Delhi in six hours and 15 minutes

If your bank account is not pre-validated at the income tax department's e-filing website, then you will not get any tax refund.
Actor Karan Deol at the screening of his film Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas in Mumbai. Photo: IANS (IANS)
Actor Karan Deol at the screening of his film Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas in Mumbai. Photo: IANS (IANS)

Bollywood pushes nepotism with little success, but persists

  • Since 2000, about 22 eminent names have launched-by either producing or directing (or both)-their children and other relatives
  • While the nepotism debate gains stronger ground in Bollywood, industry experts are quick to point out that names like Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have proven their mettle

You can either change your address in Aadhaar card online or offline. (Mint)
The revised claim rules were later extended to PPF and Senior Citizen Savings Scheme
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