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News Digest: Ola raises $1 bn, GST rates relaxed for fuel sector, and more

From EAC-PM batting for fiscal consolidation to Aditya Birla Group set to exit from fertilizer business, BS brings you up to date with latest news

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News Digest

raises $1.1 bn from Tencent, SoftBank; to boost business, take on Uber
With this money, it intends to beef up its technology investments, expand supply, and ensure it maintains a lead over rival Uber. Read more

may take a break now as firms prepare for payback
The next mega round of fund-raising in the Indian e-commerce sector is unlikely anytime before the second half of 2019, industry watchers are suggesting. Read more
PM Modi's economic panel bats for fiscal consolidation
The newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on Wednesday batted for sticking to fiscal consolidation at a time when there was demand for fiscal stimulus to boost sagging economic growth. Read more
set to exit fertiliser business this year
The is set to exit the fertiliser business, with two players valuing the division at around Rs 3,000 crore. Read more
& gas, infra firms to be hit by PE norms
and gas, power and other infra sector companies will be the most impacted by the change in norms of permanent establishment (PE), post-India’s recent signing of the multilateral instrument (MLI) as part of measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting. Read more

First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 03:50 IST