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'Make in India' campaign to target 10% growth in manufacturing

Amiti Sen

The 'Make in India’ campaign to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week will aim a... »

GST implementation from April 2016 will be feasible: Revenue Secretary

PTI

As negotiations with States on GST enter a critical stage, the Centre is looking forward to impl... »

Govt imposes dumping duty on sulphur black imports from China

K R Srivats

The Finance Ministry has imposed anti-dumping duty on sulphur black imports from China. ... »

W. Bengal registers 110% growth in State Plan release

Finance, Commerce and Industry and IT Minister, Amit Mitra. (file photo)

Abhishek Law

West Bengal has witnessed a 109.73 per cent increase in State Plan release till September 15 thi... »

Lower demand, prices: Refractory industry posts lower growth rate last fiscal

Arvind Jain, Chairman of Indian Refractory Makers Association.

Jayanta Mallick

The Indian Refractory Makers Association has estimated that the domestic refractory industry’s t... »

Economy

SC notice to Centre on plea seeking CBI director's recusal from coal case, Qureshi tax probe

PTI

The apex court today asked the Attorney General to tell the Centre’s view on plea seeking recusal... »

Economy

Dumping duty imposed on electrical insulators from China

K R Srivats

The Finance Ministry has imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on import of electical insulators... »

Economy

NPPA asks drug makers to register for online database

PTI

National drug pricing regulator NPPA has asked all pharmaceutical firms to register themselves u... »

Govt to roll out MSMEs policy soon

Kalraj Mishra,

Abhishek Law

The Centre is likely to bring in a new micro small and medium enterprise (MSMEs) policy over the next three to four months. Work on it has already begun. According to Kalraj Mishr... »

New rules open door for firms to exit price-controlled drugs

Our Bureau

Pharmaceutical companies making essential drugs now have an easier option to discontinue producing those medicines whose prices are controlled. The Government has circulated a note on interna... »

Govt mulls raising excise duty on unbranded diesel

PTI

With softening global oil rates leading to first ever profit on diesel sales, the government is considering raising excise duty on unbranded diesel to take away the gains. State-owned oil... »

Digitisation of Cable TV sector on track: Javadekar

PTI

The government’s initiative of digitising the Cable TV sector is on track and the third phase of the Digitisation drive will be completed by 2015 while the fourth phase by 2016, Information and Br... »

AIR news could be used by FM channels: Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar

PTI

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that government has an idea of allowing FM Radio channels broadcast news provided by All India Radio (AIR), which in the coming d... »

Dumping duty imposed on electrical insulators from China

K R Srivats

The Finance Ministry has imposed provisional anti-dumping duty on import of electical insulators (glass or porcelain) from China. Electrical insulators are typically used in bushings, di... »

Mayaram optimistic about 7% plus growth in next 2-3 years

Arvind Mayaram, Finance Secretary

Our Bureau

India can get back to over 7 per cent growth in the next two-three years, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said.“Business confidence is back and even though still tentative, growth in th... »

China to open doors wider for Indian goods

Warming up: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a meeting at Hyderabad House on Thursday. Ramesh Sharma

Our Bureau

India and China today agreed to work on improving the skewed bilateral trade relations and sort out the contentious border issue, which has often soured relations between the two countries. »

Moody’s up rating of Tata Group cos

Our Bureau

Moody’s has upgraded the ratings for many Tata Group companies including Tata Motors, Tata Steels and TCS reflecting systemic and financial support from group holding company Tata Sons and close a... »

India under pressure at WTO to give up demand on food security

Amiti Sen

Developed countries such as the US and Australia have once again stepped up pressure on India at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to sign a pact on trade facilitation without a simultaneous... »

Czech Republic eyeing ties with India

India, China sign 12 agreements

Swavalamban pension scheme: Govt targets 80 lakh subscribers by FY15

Chinese President hopes to take strategic ties with India to a 'higher plane'

Modi, Xi get down to business in Ahmedabad, sign three pacts

EPFO not considering any proposal to invest in stock markets

Stakeholder meeting on Real Estate Bill

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Gujarat on a three-day India visit

Former McKinsey India chief Adil Zainulbhai to chair Quality Council

Adil Zainulbhai

Our Bureau

The Prime Minister Narendra Moid has nominated former McKinsey India head Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of the Quality Council of India. He will replace Arun Maira, whose term ended with... »

Centre calls for positive list of items from heavy equipment sector

Our Bureau

Even as India’s power equipment industry is faced with challenges including the competition from Chinese players, government is mulling changes in policies to encourage fresh investments in heavy... »

Tourism Ministry eyes 1% of world tourist arrivals

Navadha Pandey

The Ministry of Tourism aims to get 1 per cent of the world tourist arrivals, as against the current 0.64 per cent. “In 2013, we got 69.7 lakh tourist arrivals and expect to cross 73 lakh tourist... »

SC notice to Centre on plea seeking CBI director's recusal from coal case, Qureshi tax probe

PTI

The apex court today asked the Attorney General to tell the Centre’s view on plea seeking recusal of CBI director from coal matters and income-tax probe against Moin Akhtar Qureshi. The Supr... »

NPPA asks drug makers to register for online database

PTI

National drug pricing regulator NPPA has asked all pharmaceutical firms to register themselves under the Integrated Pharmaceutical Database Management System (IPDMS) for online filing of returns f... »

Changes to Mines and Minerals Act in next Parliament session

Our Bureau

Fresh amendments to the Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act 1957 and changes to relevant rules will be brought in before the next Parliament session, said Union M... »

43 more drugs brought under price control

Our Bureau

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority today brought prices of 43 essential medicines to treat diseases like tuberculosis or heart ailments under a control regime.This is even as... »

Xi visit: why is industry deafeningly silent?

Our Bureau

Industry chambers have remained conspicuously quiet during and about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit. Industry bodies such as Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Federation... »

Food Processing Ministry to support skill training

Chella K. Srinivasan, President, IACC with Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal at a conclave organised by IACC in Chennai on Thursday. BIJOY GHOSH

Our Bureau

The Union Ministry for Food Processing Industries will soon provide incentives to industrial units that provide skills training, according to the Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. Badal, who... »

SelectUSA woos Indian SMEs to invest in US

K. R. Srivats

SelectUSA is wooing Indian small and medium enterprises to invest in the United States, noting that huge potential exists for them to either open shop or grow their business in tha... »

India to hold talks with China on civil nuclear cooperation

Cut VAT to 2%, TN textile mills tell govt

Tibetans protest outside Hyderabad House

PM raises issue of Chinese incursions with Xi Jinping

Modi: Design policies that make poor self-reliant

India, China sign 3 pacts within hours of Xi Jinping’s arrival

Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula


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