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Soumonty Kanungo

  • Visa on arrival a game-changer for tourism industry

    Extending the scheme to 150 countries from 43 now is set to increase tourism inflow, but service tax hike a dampener, industry experts say

    Monday, 2 March 2015 - 6:07am
  • Budget 2015: 5 more AIIMS, tax exemption limit in health care premium increased

    The health care industry across the country has welcomed the budget proposals which include setting up of five new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and increasing tax exemption limits for health insurance cover.

    Sunday, 1 March 2015 - 6:30am
  • Tax sops, infra top tourism's demand menu

    Tourism industry is hoping for higher allocation, concessional GST rate, reducing limit for hotel projects under RBI's priority lending list and promotion of special tourist zones

    Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 6:05am
  • Samsung to beef up 4G handset range in India

    Korean electronics giant Samsung will add to its range of 4G-enabled phones in India, a senior company official said.

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 5:15am
  • Despite soaring airfares, Valentine weekend boosts ticket sales

    Ishita Vijayan, an employee with an IT company, has all the reason to be happy this February 14. Apart from being it her second marriage anniversary, the date collides with a long weekend giving her a chance to celebrate her anniversary in style at Udaipur.

    Friday, 13 February 2015 - 5:00am
  • Aurobindo sees injectables business growing 50% on strong product pipeline

    Drug manufacturer Aurobindo Pharmaceuticals is expecting its injectable business to grow 40-50% for the next two fiscals on expectations of strong approvals in the US market.

    Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 5:35am
  • Air Asia skips Mumbai, Delhi still on radar

    Air Asia will not take off from Mumbai for now. The top management said the carrier is changing course for want of suitable slots. Even four months back, the low-cost carrier was bullish about its impending Mumbai operations.

    Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 7:30am
  • Dr Reddy's to shift some bulk drugs from AP unit

    Drug manufacturer Dr Reddy's Laboratories is looking at shifting some of its key active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from its Srikakulam facility to an alternative facility to avoid any adverse impact in the future, analysts said.

    Friday, 30 January 2015 - 6:55am
  • Wockhardt not to supply bulk drugs to European Union

    The UK drug regulator's recently updated statement of non-compliance has included all active substances manufactured at Wockhardt's Chikalthana facility following the company's decision to end supply of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) to the European Union (EU) markets.

    Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 7:10am
  • Indian tourists may skip Switzerland if franc spurts further

    Travel agents say they may opt for Germany, Austria

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 6:25am