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Banking, Economy & Business Related Current Affairs
Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed a fine of around Rs. 136 crores on search engine major Google for unfair business practices in the Indian market for online search
Indusind Bank launched its new Sonic Identity, which is essentially a musical logo called 'MOGo', as part of its branding initiatives.
ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation) Videsh Ltd and its partners acquired a 10% in a large offshore oilfield Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.'s (ADNOC) in Abu Dhabi for $600 million. It is the first time any Indian company has set foot in oil-rich Emirate.
SBI wrote off bad loans worth Rs 20,339 crores in 2016-17, the highest among all thee public-secfor banks, which had a collecfive write off of Rs 81,683 crore for the fiscal
. Direct tax collections grew by nearly 20% between April and January this year with strong growth in both corporate and personal income tax receipts. Net direct tax collections grew by 19.3% up to January 2018 to Rs 6.95-lakh crore. While net corporate income tax grew by 19.2%. personal income tax receipts rose by 18.6% in January this year. Gross tax collections also grew at robust 13 3% to Rs 8 21-lakh
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) ha:s bagged an order worth Rs 560 crore from NTPC for setting up a system for emission control at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh
National Bank for Agriculture& Rural Development development plans worth Rs 1,918 crore foir Punjab to supplement farmers' income announced area