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Cashfree, PayPal to help Indian firms sell to 350M customers

Cashfree, PayPal to help Indian firms sell to 350M customers

Bengaluru: Payments and banking technology firm Cashfree on Tuesday announced a partnership with digital payments company PayPal to enable international payments for merchants.Businesses using Cashfree's payment gateway will be able to add the PayPal ‘Express Checkout' option to their order pages an...

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Goyal asks BIS to create Customer Charter for transparency

Goyal asks BIS to create Customer Charter for transparency

New Delhi: Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal on Monday instructed the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to create a Customer Charter to usher in the highest transparency in its certification process and inspections.In...

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BPCL board approves sale of its equity in Numaligarh Refinery

BPCL board approves sale of its equity in Numaligarh Refinery

New Delhi: Privatisation bound public sector refiner Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) said on Monday that its board has approved the proposal for sale of the company's equity shares in the Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL) to a consortium of Oil India Limited and Engineers India Limited, along wi...

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Bids worth Rs 77K cr received for spectrum auction

Bids worth Rs 77K cr received for spectrum auction

New Delhi: The first day of the much anticipated telecom auctions attracted Rs 77,146 crore of bids, said Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.Bidding took place for spectrum in 800 MHz, 900 Mhz, 1,800 MHz, 2,100 MHz and 2,300 MHz bands. However, the participants did not bid in 700 MHz abd 2,500 MHz...

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Hero MotoCorp's Feb sales up 1.45%

Hero MotoCorp's Feb sales up 1.45%

New Delhi: Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Monday reported a rise of 1.45 per cent in its total sales during February.Accordingly, the company sold 505,467 units of motorcycles and scooters last month from an off-take of 498,242 units in February 2020."The growth in sales - despite the ongoing ch...

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Siemens completes Rs 2K cr acquisition of C&S Electric in India

Siemens completes Rs 2K cr acquisition of C&S Electric in India

Mumbai: Siemens on Monday announced that it has completed the acquisition of electrical equipment manufacturer C&S Electric in India after receiving regulatory approval from the Competition Commission of India in August last year.As per the agreement, Siemens acquired around 99.22 per cent of th...

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IndiGo flight makes medical emergency landing in Karachi

IndiGo flight makes medical emergency landing in Karachi

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) An IndiGo flight from Sharjah to Lucknow made a medical emergency landing in Karachi on Tuesday.According to the airline, flight 6E 1412 from Sharjah to Lucknow was diverted to Karachi due to a medical emergency. "Unfortunately, the passenger could not be revived and was de...

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'Govt committed to support travel & hospitality sector'

'Govt committed to support travel & hospitality sector'

New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that with the goal of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, the government is committed to create multiple opportunities for MSMEs, boost tourism with the help of upcoming infrastructure projects.Addressing the webinar on 'MSME Travel and Hospitality Industry', ...

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VIL acquires spectrum in 5 circles to enhance 4G services

VIL acquires spectrum in 5 circles to enhance 4G services

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) on Tuesday said it has acquired spectrum in five circles, which would help the telco to enhance its 4G coverage and capacity.In a regulatory filing, VIL said that it has used this opportunity to optimise its spectrum holding post-merger to create fur...

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GST compensation shortfall released to states reaches Rs 1.04L cr

GST compensation shortfall released to states reaches Rs 1.04L cr

New Delhi: Finance Ministry has released the 18th weekly instalment of Rs 4,000 crore to the states to meet the GST compensation shortfall.Out of this, an amount of Rs 3,677.74 crore has been released to 23 States and an amount of Rs 322.26 crore has been released to the 3 Union Territories (UT) wit...

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