Green firecracker norms may rob Sivakasi's sparkle



Some experts opine that green crackers are yet not practical and question government’s move to promote them.



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From Sitharaman the doer to reformer



Between August and September Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman toured the length and breadth of India meeting traders, experts and entrepreneurs to gauge the pulse of the nation, reports Ruchika Chitravanshi.



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Airtel joins war, offers 1 Gbps broadband for Rs 3999



“Starting today (on Wednesday), Airtel Xstream Fibre is available to homes, SOHO (Small Office Home Office) and small commercial establishments in Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Indore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad,” Bharti Airtel said in a statement.



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Going around in circles with Nirmala Sitharaman



A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com attends Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s presser in Chennai to tom-tom the government’s achievements in its first 100 days in office.



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Govt sacks 22 more tax officials for corruption



Sources said the action was in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort when he said some black sheep in the tax administration may have misused their powers and harassed taxpayers, either by targeting honest assesses or by taking excessive action for minor or procedural violations.



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Amazon's new Hyderabad campus is its largest globally



Amazon’s single largest building is also the single largest building in Hyderabad city. Spread over 9.5 acres, this multi-storied building comprises of 290 conference rooms, casual and collaborative work spaces that will house 15,000 employees, along with private areas, interfaith prayer rooms, mothers room, quiet rooms, showers, unisex rest rooms and a huge cafeteria besides a helipad on the building roof.



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