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A boost for the real estate sector

The change The Union Budget has enhanced its focus on real estate, particularly in the affordable housing segment. To stimulate demand in the residential market, the Centre has announced additional deduction in income tax of ₹1.5 lakh for interest paid on housing loans for affordable housing properties…

Real estate stocks rally on GST rate cut boost

NEW DELHI: Most real estate stocks were trading higher in early trade on Monday after the GST Council on Sunday cut tax rates on under-construction flats to 5 per cent and affordable homes to 1 per cent, effective April 1. The Nifty Realty index was trading 2.25 per…

Sainsbury’s sees sees boost thanks to demand for clothing

The supermarket giant said that inflation, together with this year’s later Mother’s Day and Easter, helped drive like-for-like first quarter sales including Argos up by 2.3 per cent in a marked bounce back on the 0.3 per cent seen in the previous three months. Sainsbury’s said…

BMW India to invest Rs 130 crore to boost operations

BMW India will spend Rs 130 crore in the current financial year to improve its overall operations. Some of the investment will also go into the two-wheeler and finance business. With this investment, BMW will have pumped in a total of Rs 1250 crore in its…

Demonetisation will help boost digital economy: Nandan Nilekani

New Delhi: Former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, Nandan Nilekani, has said the demonetisation “shock given to the currency” will boost digital economy. “The fact is that we have had a shock given to the currency system and, in my view, this will…

Tata Motors and FCA plans to boost partnership to share technology

Tata Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) association is not new and until now have been known for their joint manufacturing initiatives. This time around, both the companies intend on strengthening their partnership to enhance technology, engine and transmission sharing between the two. The stronger association…

Samsung to invest Rs 1,970 crore in UP to boost Make in India

Samsung India Electronics on Monday announced expansion of its Noida plant with an investment of INR 1,970 crore, strengthening its commitment to ‘Make in India’ and ‘Make for India’. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the company and the state government for setting up…

Computer-based training programme to boost students’ academical performance

NEW YORK: Researchers claim to have developed a new computer-based brain training programme that may boost the performance of students in reading and math, even more than individualized tutoring. The computer-based brain training programme Activate helped improve performance of students in reading and math, according to…