First round of NAFTA talks in August: USTR

Washington , July 20

The first round of new talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will take place in Washington, D.C. from August 16-20, US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer announced on Wednesday.

ADB projects 7.4% growth for India in 2017

Manila , July 20

The Asian Development Bank on Thursday predicted Asia's economy to expand faster in 2017; South Asia to remain the fastest growing of all sub-regions and India to achieve a 7.4 per cent growth due to strong consumption.

Canara Bank net up 10 per cent in Q1

Bengaluru , July 19

State-run Canara Bank on Wednesday reported Rs 252 crore net profit for first quarter of 2017-18, registering 10 per cent annual growth over Rs 229 crore in the same period last year.

June domestic air passenger traffic up 20%

New Delhi , July 19

Domestic air passenger traffic rose by 19.98 per cent in June to 95.68 lakh from 79.75 lakh reported in June last year, official data showed on Wednesday.