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Law Commission for dedicated courts for commercial disputes

Our Bureau

Report suggests 5 commercial divisions and 3-4 district-level commercial courts »

Cities and towns will have to compete for smart cities projects

Union Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu

Our Bureau

Cities and towns will have to meet qualifying norms on urban reforms and quality of governance b... »

India leads M&A activity in renewable sector: PwC

Our Bureau

Sees momentum shifting to fresh investments »

Vodafone decision likely to ease tax worries for Shell, others

Reuters

The Government's decision to drop a tax dispute with Vodafone Group Plc is likely to mean relief... »

FDI into India surged 26% in 2014 despite financial risks: UNCTAD

Amiti Sen

Foreign direct investment inflows to India increased by about 26 per cent to $35 billion in 2014... »

Economy

Caste, religion are deciding factors for development: report

AM Jigeesh

‘Inequity at the district level is a serious issue’ »

Economy

India tops Credit Suisse emerging consumer scorecard 2015

PTI

Consumer optimism in India has seen a sharp turnaround and the country has been ranked first amo... »

Economy

Solar dispute cloud over Indo-US relations

M Ramesh

The solar dispute hangs like wisp of a cloud over the growing friendship between India a... »

Modi asks IT experts to innovate for ‘m-Governance’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the country’s IT experts to explore ways to provide as many services as possible through mobile phones to boost M-Governance (Mobile-Governance). ... »

Power producers complain third-party coal sampling is not a reality yet

Our Bureau

Six months after being assured third party sampling and analysis of coal supplied by Coal India Ltd, the Association of Power Producers (APP) is crying foul that the scheme is yet to be operationa... »

Solar dispute cloud over Indo-US relations

M Ramesh

The solar dispute hangs like wisp of a cloud over the growing friendship between India and the US; observers in India are watching what the US would do between now and February 3, when a d... »

Use of composite materials set to grow exponentially in defence, civilian applications

V Rishi Kumar

Use of composite materials in indigenously developed aircraft, missiles and in defence and civilian sectors is poised for big growth, where Indian companies are set to get into manufacturing mode. »

After banks, Centre turns to reform of PSUs

Shishir Sinha

After initiating key changes in the functioning of public sector banks, the Centre is gearing up to usher reforms in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs). Under consideration is fixing the... »

Centre plans to set up reverse SEZ for chemical sector in Iran

PTI

The Centre is planning to set up Reverse Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in various nations starting from Iran in order to meet the increasing demand of speciality chemicals in the country, a senior... »

Want to resolve all issues with China honestly: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh

PTI

India today said it has “honest intentions” for an amicable resolution of the border dispute with China and has asked it to come forward to end the differences. “There is a perceptional d... »

Transparency in public procurement of green products soon: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

PTI

Aiming to provide next level of ease of doing business in India, the government today said it will soon put in place transparency in public procurement of green products. Currently, envir... »

Vietnam expects more tourists from India

Ton Sinh Thanh, Ambassador to India for Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and Arup Sen, Director, Cox & Kings Global Services, in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Our Bureau

Vietnam is expecting increased tourists from India, especially, West Bengal in the coming years, Ton Sinh Thanh, Ambassador of Vietnam to India, Nepal & Bhutan said here on Tuesday. ... »

Obama wants to split India’s ties with China, Russia: Chinese media

US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoying the flying-past show during the 66th Republic Day in New Delhi on January 26, 2015.

PTI

Cautioning India about US President Barack Obama’s strategy to “split” India’s relations with both China and Russia, China’s official media and experts today warned that New Delhi’s close ties wit... »

U.S., India to make smart city action plan in 3 months

Make in US vs Make in India can be a win-win: Mahindra

India will succeed as long it is not splintered on religious lines, says Obama

Maharashtra, Gujarat likely to ink river linking pact in April

Raising FDI cap in Defence crucial to getting US investments, says panel

Nuke deal figures in Obama-Sonia meeting

We are the lowest cost pension providers in the world today, says PFRDA Chairman

Current account to swing into surplus in 2015: Morgan Stanley

Govt backing boosts Krishna Jal Nigam’s bond rating

Happy tidings A view of the Narayanpur dam, managed by Krishna
Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd

Anil Urs

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has assigned Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd’s (KBJNL) ₹750-crore secured redeemable and non-convertible taxable bonds a final rating of ‘IND AA-(SO)’. »

Caste, religion are deciding factors for development: report

AM Jigeesh

‘Inequity at the district level is a serious issue’ »

India tops Credit Suisse emerging consumer scorecard 2015

PTI

Consumer optimism in India has seen a sharp turnaround and the country has been ranked first among nine nations surveyed by Credit Suisse, thanks to a stable Government and easing inflationary pre... »

​Indian firms need to broaden corporate responsibility vision: Report

Our Bureau

Indian companies need to move from corporate social responsibility by adopting a broader vision of corporate responsibility​. This can be done by combining commercial, social and environmental goa... »

New residential launches dip 28% in 2014

PTI

The country’s residential property market in 2014 witnessed a 28 per cent decline in launches and 17 per cent dip in sales volume, as compared to 2013, according to a report.Property consul... »

Base year revision to up Indian economy to Rs 111 trn in fiscal 2014: Ind-Ra

PTI

The revision in base year of India’s national accounts will increase the size of the economy to Rs 111.7 trillion in FY14, India Ratings (Ind-Ra) said today. The size of the Indian econom... »

Foreign trade policy to be unveiled soon: Nirmala

PTI

The much-delayed Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), which will roll out steps to boost exports, is expected to be unveiled soon, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. “It... »

Sushma Swaraj to visit China Feb 1-3

Our Bureau

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit China from February 1 to 3, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Wednesday. The visit is at the invitation of the Chinese Forei... »

Manufacturing is key for job creation and acceleration of growth

PTI

India needs to put special focus on manufacturing to create thousands of jobs and accelerate economic growth to 9—10 per cent, a top government official said. Secretary in the Department... »

Govt holding discussions on reform in legal, education, health sectors

Amiti Sen

The Government is holding consultations on policy reforms in services sectors such as legal services, education services and health services. “An inter-ministerial entity was constituted... »

India seeks comments from US on draft IPR policy

Fiscal deficit target likely to be met: Jaitley

India appeals to WTO panel over import of US agri products

Union Budget to kick off funds flow to AP

Current Account to swing into surplus in 2015: Morgan Stanley

RBI may ease rates further: Chief Economic Advisor

Swiss gold exports to India cross Rs 1.2 lakh cr


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