All India News | Stay Informed, Stay Ahead

Times of India

The Hindu

The Economic Times

  • newChina is the past in terms of investments in Pakistan, US is the future, says official
    China's investment era in Pakistan has ended, declares a US official, emphasizing American investment as the future. Concerns over China's strategy in South and Central Asia, involving high-interest loans and low-paid Chinese workers, were discussed. The US aims to enhance democracy, fight terrorism, and stabilize Pakistan's economy to avoid overreliance on China.
    - 20 mins ago 25 Jul 24, 6:48am -
  • newJapan's population falls for the 15th year in a row. Births hit a record low, deaths a record high
    Japan's population declined for the 15th consecutive year, dropping by over half a million due to low birth rates and an aging population. The government's measures to address this emphasize incentives for young couples but don't tackle the increasing reluctance to marry. Foreign residents now exceed 3 million, forming almost 3% of the population.
    - 25 mins ago 25 Jul 24, 6:43am -
  • newJoe Biden says he dropped out of 2024 US polls to unite party, says time to pass torch to 'younger voices'
    US President Joe Biden announced he was dropping out of the 2024 election and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as the new Democratic nominee. Biden emphasized the need for unity and passing the leadership torch to a new generation. He refuted claims that his decision was health-related and vowed to continue his presidential duties for the remaining six months.
    - 40 mins ago 25 Jul 24, 6:28am -
  • newGold moving out of duty cloud brings shine to jeweller stocks
    Shares of Kalyan Jewellers were the top gainer at 6.2%. PC Jeweller, RBZ Jeweller and Vaibhav Global rose between 1.7% and 5%. Titan inched 0.1% higher. TBZ fell 1.8% and Senco Gold fell 1.7%.
    - 50 mins ago 25 Jul 24, 6:18am -
  • newHUL needs rural spark, lower input costs to drive volume push
    Incidentally, the silver lining has been the underlying volume growth at 4% - the highest in the past five quarters - aided by the spending on advertising and promotion. The company spent nearly 11% of its revenues on advertising. It took price corrections especially in fabric wash and household care products - passing on the benefit accruing from the softening of commodity prices.
    - 58 mins ago 25 Jul 24, 6:10am -
  • newBudget does not singe ITC with tax hike, shares top Rs 500-mark
    After the budget, global brokerage Jefferies upgraded the stock from hold to buy and raised the target price to ₹585 from ₹435, citing ITC's clear advantage. The stock, which surged 17% in the past month compared to a 3.6% gain in the Sensex, ended at ₹494 on Wednesday, up 0.4%.
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jul 24, 5:59am -
  • newEquity, gold or both? A topping of Wall Street? What investors can do with Rs 20 lakh
    ET spoke to three top wealth managers for their portfolio recommendations for an investable sum of Rs 20 lakh. All three of them still recommend a majority allocation of 60-70% to equities and the rest to debt and gold.
    - 1 hour ago 25 Jul 24, 5:50am -
  • new7 of 10 individual intraday traders lost money: Sebi
    The study showed 76% of these traders in intraday segment were under the age of 30 years. The share of traders less than 30 years of age grew to 48% in FY23 from 18% in FY19.
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jul 24, 5:32am -
  • newHigher bad loans due to seasonal stress in agri biz, indicates Axis Bank
    Axis Bank witnessed a sequential decline in asset quality metrics for the June quarter due to seasonal effects on agriculture business. Gross non-performing asset ratio rose to 1.54%. Net profit marginally increased to Rs 6,035 crore as provisions doubled compared to the previous year. Credit costs are expected to rise, especially in the unsecured portfolio.
    - 8 hours ago 24 Jul 24, 11:25pm -
  • newMountainous Nepal's sad history of air crashes
    In Nepal, several airlines fly to small airports in remote hills and mountains shrouded in clouds and cut off from roads.
    - 18 hours ago 24 Jul 24, 1:13pm -
  • newAircraft crashes during takeoff at Kathmandu airport
    The aircraft belonging to a private airline company crashed during takeoff at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on July 24 morning. The accident occurred around 11 am, as the Pokhara-bound Saurya Airlines plane took off.
    - 19 hours ago 24 Jul 24, 11:52am -
  • newKamala Harris has energized Democratic base, says a confidential memo from Trump campaign
    Confidential memo acknowledges Harris energizing Democratic base with $100 million raised in record time. Trump campaign pollster predicts temporary bump for Harris but asserts voters will refocus on her record and ties to Biden's decisions. Uncertainty looms as race heats up.
    - 22 hours ago 24 Jul 24, 9:11am -
  • newModi Budget prioritizes jobless voters who spurned him at polls
    Modi's government will invest 2 trillion rupees to address a 40% youth jobless rate through tax breaks, job incentives, and backing for Andhra Pradesh and Janata Dal (United). Despite over 8% growth, challenges persist. Rahul Gandhi criticizes as hollow promises. Budget deficit to drop to 4.9% of GDP with a $25 billion dividend.
    - 23 hours ago 24 Jul 24, 8:13am -
  • Budget 2024 in five key charts: More spending, debt control
    Nirmala Sitharaman's budget focuses on job creation, infrastructure, reducing deficit (4.9% GDP), defense (6.2 trillion rupees), youth reskilling, borrowings, pensions, capital budget, subsidies cuts, education, health, and food pledge. Central bank windfall supports funding. Goal: government debt decline by 2026-27 and making India a developed nation by 2047, under Modi's coalition.
    - 1 day ago 24 Jul 24, 6:44am -
  • Reduction of LPG prices; revision of tax slabs: Expectation from 2024 Budget
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present the Union Budget for the seventh time, with expectations for changes in income tax structure and business ease. Residents across India hope for reduced petrol prices and inflation control. The budget announcement is eagerly awaited for its impact on the economy.
    - 2 days ago 23 Jul 24, 8:42am -

Business Standard