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Ashish K Tiwari

  • From smart cities to housing for all, FM wants 6 crore dwellings created

    From 100 smart cities last year, the finance minister has sounded a new mantra -- housing for all. The overall plan is to construct six crore dwellings across rural (four crore) and urban (two crore) areas. In fact, the BJP government has also earmarked Rs 22,407 crore for housing and urban...

    Sunday, 1 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • Budget 2015: Getting consumer ready to absorb high rate of GST

    Paving the way for implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 1, 2016, finance minister Arun Jaitley has increased the rate of Service Tax (including education cess) to 14%. While this certainly impacts the consumers' wallet, it also prepares them to be able to absorb the high...

    Sunday, 1 March 2015 - 6:15am
  • Easy clearances, REITs on realtors' mind

    Faster project approvals, industry status and implementation of real estate regulatory bill and sops for affordable housing are some of the measures they would be looking in the budget

    Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 6:00am
  • Open GST freeway for faster growth

    Retailers and consumer firms are rooting for pro-growth budget that will give spending power to consumers; want clarity on GST

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 6:00am
  • Tata Value Homes and Square Four Group to jointly develop 25.5 acre of prime land parcel in Kolkata

    The deal also marks the introduction of the first large-scale integrated township condominium development by Tata Value Homes in Kolkata, which is likely to help catapult the Kolkata residential market into high growth.

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 3:40pm
  • Phoenix to buy out IL&FS in its two units for Rs 315 crore

    Mall developer Phoenix Mills has acquired stakes held by IL&FS in two of its entities Palladium Construction (30%) and Island Star Mall Developer (25%) for Rs 315 crore. The value at which IL&FS invested in the entities was not disclosed.

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 6:10am
  • Godrej Agrovet chalks out Rs 400 crore expansion

    Will add new facilities in the area of animal feed, agro chemical and oil mill; eyes in-licensing deal with Japanese firms

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 12:38pm
  • LG eyes cool Rs 2,500 crore air conditioner sales this summer

    As mercury levels start to rise, consumer durable companies are getting ready to launch air-conditioning products. Consumer durables major LG Electronics has set itself a target of achieving Rs 2,500 crore in air conditioner sales this year and 25% market share. For this, the company has launched a...

    Monday, 16 February 2015 - 5:35am
  • Godrej group sees leadership movements

    Changes in line with our growth aspirations and talent management philosophy, says chairman Adi Godrej

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 1:39pm
  • Cos betting on multi-unit franchisee model to tap huge market

    Experts see model growing four-fold to $40-$50 billion in size over the coming years

    Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 6:15am