Air India replaced ‘Taiwan’ with ‘Chinese Taipei’ on its official website
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Air India replaced ‘Taiwan’ with ‘Chinese Taipei’ on its official website

In a letter sent to dozens of foreign airlines, including to Air India’s office in Shanghai, the Chinese aviation authority sought changes to the way they referred to Taiwan on their websites and in promotional materials within 30 days.   India’s national carrier Air India has fallen in line with…

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GST Council- New Powerful Policymaker
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GST Council- New Powerful Policymaker

The GST Council has resolved more than a hundred issues, including tax rate-cut, to help consumers and has emerged as a powerful new entity in the country’s policymaking landscape. The rollout of GST in July last year witnessed the setting up of the council, tasked with overseeing implementation of the…

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Airtel Payments Bank can’t get new customers
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Airtel Payments Bank can’t get new customers

Airtel’s Payments Bank been asked to stop registrations of new customers by the RBI, which has initiated an investigation into the company’s affairs, after it was caught signing up subscribers without their consent. The action follows a Rs 5-crore penalty that the regulator had slapped on the company in March for violating…

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Maharaja out of way, Vistara to announce fleet expansion
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Maharaja out of way, Vistara to announce fleet expansion

With bidding for Air India out of its way, Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines (SIA) JV Vistara is all set to announce its fleet expansion plans — including a significant order for wide body planes for medium to long haul foreign routes — early this week. The full service airline will also give its…

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Air India to have ‘Maharaja’ class seats on International Flights
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Air India to have ‘Maharaja’ class seats on International Flights

Passengers on most of Air India’s international flights are all set for a new experience as the airline will soon introduce ‘Maharaja’ business class seats, variety cuisines and new uniforms for crew, officials said. The revamped products and services is likely to be unveiled on June 22, which would also come on…

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Big Indian deals fall short of closure
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Big Indian deals fall short of closure

Some of India Inc’s biggest consolidation deals – aimed at retiring debt or hiving off bleeding business units – are struggling past unmet deadlines, highlighting the stress on bulge bracket deal-making in the country. Adani Group’s acquisition of Reliance Infrastructure’s power distribution business in Mumbai, Bharti Airtel’s buyout of Tata Teleservices, Reliance Industries’ move…

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Vistara inducts 21st plane, becomes eligible for international operations
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Vistara inducts 21st plane, becomes eligible for international operations

Vistara inducts 21st plane, becomes eligible for international operations . Full service carrier Vistara on Thursday became eligible to fly on overseas routes with the induction of the 21st aircraft in the fleet. The 21st aircraft, an Airbus A320 Neo plane landed at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport at 0336 hours today, the…

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Indian economy projected to grow 7.6% in 2018-19: UN
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Indian economy projected to grow 7.6% in 2018-19: UN

India’s economy is projected to grow 7.6 per cent in fiscal year 2018-19, remaining the fastest growing economy in the world, as robust private consumption and benefits from past reforms help the country’s GDP gain momentum but sustained recovery in private investment remains a crucial challenge, according to a UN…

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“Cyber security a gold mine for jobs” – IBM India
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“Cyber security a gold mine for jobs” – IBM India

Global technology major IBM has said there is a massive shortage of cyber security professionals in the country, urging young graduates to look this segment, which is a high-margin segment for companies, as a lucrative career option. The company, which looks at India both as a market as well as a talent pool to…

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Walmart brings Amazon fight to India
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Walmart brings Amazon fight to India

Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart marks a new front in the struggle for the dominance in India’s sought-after e-commerce market, literally the last frontier with its 1.3 billion people. The battle between Flipkart and Amazon has seen the global giant focus on sellers and offerings like Prime, while Flipkart used technology and local…

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