BBBBis set to come out with its official growth estimates for the first quarter. The economy grew 7.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2016-17. It had grown 7.1 per cent in 2016-17, with fourthquarter growth at a mere 6.1 per cent. The second volume of the Economic Survey has been cautious on the growth outlook for the fiscal year.
is the last day to link your Aadhaar with PAN. The CBDT has said that only ITRs of those PANs linked to Aadhaar will be taken up for processing. The government had made mandatory the linking of the two databases for filing ITRs from July, 1 this year. group looking into telcos’ financial stress is expected to submit its report today. The IMG was constituted earlier this year to suggest measures to mitigate the financial difficulties of telecom sector, which is reeling under ₹4.6 lakh crore of cumulative debt and is facing severe pressure on the revenue and profitability fronts.
Singh Dhoni will be the cynosure of all eyes as he plays his 300th ODI today in the penultimate encounter of the five-match series against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Dhoni joins India’s elite ‘Club 300’, which has Tendulkar (463), Dravid (344), Azharuddin (334), Ganguly (311) and Yuvraj Singh (304).
minister Sushma Swaraj will participate in the two-day Indian Ocean Conference that kicks off in Colombo today. The theme of the conference, which will see participation from around 35 countries, is peace, progress and prosperity in the region.