Stimulus, farm waiver to push up fiscal deficit by 1%: RBI

Stimulus, farm waiver to push up fiscal deficit by 1%: RBI

Cutting its growth estimate for the current fiscal, the RBI warned on Wednesday that any economic stimulus and farm debt waivers could push up fiscal deficit by 1 percentage point, potentially stoking inflation. Such measure could lead to inflation surging...
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Digital Payments Push: Single UPI Platform In Offing For Banks

Digital Payments Push: Single UPI Platform In Offing For Banks

New Delhi: In order to promote digital transactions, an upgraded Unified Payments Interface for banks is in the offing that will provide a cost effective and secured option, a senior finance ministry official has said. A single UPI platform is...
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Apple Teams With Deloitte to Push Deeper Into Work

Apple Teams With Deloitte to Push Deeper Into Work

Apple on Wednesday announced an alliance with professional services group Deloitte to get more businesses using iPhones and iPads as workplace tools. Deloitte is creating an Apple practice with more than 5,000 strategic advisors devoted to helping businesses a...
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Apple’s Push to Flood India With Used iPhones Ignites Backlash

Apple’s Push to Flood India With Used iPhones Ignites Backlash

Apple’s latest attempt to crack the Indian smartphone market by selling used phones is meeting a wall of resistance. The iPhone maker is seeking permission to become the first company allowed to import and sell used phones into the country,...
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White Bread, Corn Flakes Intake Push Up Lung Cancer Risk

White Bread, Corn Flakes Intake Push Up Lung Cancer Risk

Consuming foods and beverages with a high glycemic index, such as white bread or bagels, corn flakes and puffed rice, is linked with an increased risk of developing lung cancer, says a study. Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of...
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