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The farm world still a land of cash

BENGALURU, NOVEMBER 7:   A year after demonetisation, the cash-intensive agriculture sector is yet to fully recover from the impact. Cash continues to be the preferred instrument for rural and farm transactions, while alternatives such as…

Tea output up by 5.69% in August

NEW DELHI, OCT 30:   The country’s tea output is estimated to have increased by 5.69 per cent to 1.67 lakh tonnes in August this year as against 1.58 lakh tonnes in the year-go period, according to the Tea Board. Of the total production,…

A big relief

A group of state finance ministers (GoM) has suggested another round of changes to the architecture of the goods and services tax (GST). The bulk of these recommendations, which will now be taken up by the GST Council in its next meeting on…

Why India has announced its 5G plans

Mumbai: Even with a fourth generation, or 4G, connection, making an uninterrupted cellphone call or surfing the internet on your mobile remains a challenge for many users. Especially if you are in a moving vehicle, a small town or village,…