NITI Aayog meeting: PM Narendra Modi pushes states to boost GST mop-up

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that states should develop a clear time-bound roadmap for the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) and focus on promoting trade, tourism and technology. He also asked for collective action to increase the collection of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). … Read more

As Apple’s App Store revenue slows, company looks to other avenues to boost growth

bedo Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) services business has been the proverbial apple of Wall Street’s eye, seeing double-digit revenue growth for several years and margins estimated to be around 70%. But, with concerns that the segment is starting to slow, due in part to flatlining growth for the App Store, the tech giant is looking for other … Read more

Indian Army plans to use 5G to boost frontline troops communication: Report

The Indian Army is planning to use 5G services to boost frontline troops communication services that will be essential in a tactical battlefield area, sources in the defence establishment said on Saturday. The Army was the lead service when a joint services study was recently conducted on implementation of 5G in armed … Read more

Blinken Visits Philippines to Boost Alliance Amid China Tensions

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Secretary of State Antony Blinken will seek to bolster America’s alliance with the Philippines under President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. during a two-day visit to Manila as tensions between the US and China spike. Author of the article: Bloomberg News Andreo Calonzo and Daniel Flatley Article content (Bloomberg) — Secretary of … Read more

Boost engg capabilities: Govt to airlines amid series of safety incidents

India has asked airlines to increase their engineering-related capabilities at all base and transit stations, the junior minister for civil aviation told lawmakers on Monday, after a series of safety-related incidents in recent weeks. Airlines have also been asked to take “appropriate mitigation action and greater internal surveillance to ensure safety of … Read more

Monkeypox Outbreak May Boost the Shares of These Companies

(Bloomberg) — As health authorities all over the globe search for ways to stop the monkeypox outbreak, investors are snapping up shares of companies that could benefit from the race to quell the disease. Most Read from Bloomberg Shares of vaccine producers, antiviral drug makers and protective equipment manufacturers are in demand as investors tap … Read more

Oil prices up nearly $3/bbl as chances of OPEC+ supply boost dim

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Economy PMN Business Author of the article: Article content NEW YORK — Oil prices rose nearly $3 a barrel on Friday as attention turned to next week’s OPEC+ meeting and dimming expectations that the producer group will boost supply. Brent crude futures for September settlement, due to expire on Friday, gained … Read more

Chevron’s Stock Jumps on Earnings Beat and Buybacks Boost

Text size Chevron has been consistently upping its guidance for share repurchases. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Photograph by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Chevron increased fuel production, boosted its forecast for stock buybacks, and turned in solid earnings, sending its stock higher on Friday. The group reported adjusted earnings of $5.82 per share, more than the … Read more