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The Tarapur Atomic Power Station in Maharashtra

Tarapur station generated 28% of India’s atomic power in 2013-14

Tarapur Atomic Power Station near here generated 28 per cent of India’s total nuclear energy production in the fiscal ended March 31. The total nuclear power generated in the country in... »

RBI likely to keep singing hawkish tune : HSBC economist

The Reserve Bank of India is likely to keep singing a hawkish tune and possibly hike policy rates further because of additional risks to inflation (El Nino and geopolitical uncertainties) that hav... »

‘Indian products may lose out in global markets if standards don’t improve’

Quality concerns Ajit Seth (right), Cabinet Secretary, with Rajeev Kher, Commerce Secretary, at a conclave on the ‘Role of Standards in International Trade: Challenges, Opportunities and Issues’ in New Delhi on Wednesday.
KAMAL NARANG Two-day services conclave deliberates on road-map on standards »

Exports to cross $325 b this fiscal: Commerce Secretary

‘Gold import policy needs to be rationalised’ »

Online retail boom driving China consumption

e-sales up 51% in Q1; Beijing is betting on etailers to boost domestic demand »

Policy

RBI pitches for independent body to set financial benchmarks

Will aim to prevent manipulation of interest rate, FX reference rates »

Economy

CFOs see positive turn in economy, says Deloitte survey

Political uncertainty, regulatory scrutiny pose a challenge »

Companies

Hiring activity remains stable in March: Naukri

Hiring activity in the country remained stable in March this year over the previous month and saw 12 per cent increase over the same period last year, says a report by job portal Naukri.com. ... »

Economy

WTO figures bring cheer to Indian export sector

India’s exports grew by 15.66 per cent on an average between 2005 and 2013 »

Economy

Bank officers’ body seeks action against wilful defaulters

The All-India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) has sought strict action against wilful defaulters in banking industry. DN Prakash, vice-president of AIBOC and president of Corporatio... »

Japan keen on supporting infrastructure growth in India

Foreign interest Vikram Kirloskar, Vice-Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd and Masanori Nakano, Japanese Consul General, in Chennai on Wednesday. - BIJOY GHOSH The master plan for the Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor will be completed by March 2015 and will give a fillip to investments in the region, said the Consul General of Japan in Chennai, Masa... »

Thundershowers may spread to more parts this week

Most parts of the country have slipped under an extended cover of thundershowers over the past month, helping sustain a rainfall surplus to date. The rain surplus as on Wednesday last ad... »

GreenCo rating system attracts diverse set of corporate houses

The GreenCo rating system, now in a pilot phase in the country, has attracted diverse set of industrial groups and manufacturing companies who have either already been rated or are in the process... »

WTO figures bring cheer to Indian export sector

With the World Trade Organisation projecting world trade to grow by 4.7 per cent in 2014 and a slightly faster growth at 5.3 per cent in 2015, which is a 20-year average growth rate, the Federatio... »

CFOs optimistic about future state of Indian economy: Deloitte survey

A large section of chief financial officers (CFOs) surveyed by Deloitte India see the Indian economy taking a positive turn over the next few months.More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of the... »

China Q1 growth falls to 7.4% on falling investments, exports

China’s economy registered 7.4 per cent growth in the first quarter of the year – a figure that most emerging economies would perhaps deem robust, but the slowest growth in China over the past fiv... »

66 drug samples found sub-standard

Next time you buy a pill or an over-the-counter antibiotic from a drugstore be sure to look at the quality code.The country’s drug-quality regulator, Central Drugs Standard Control O... »

India eyes benefits from new, mega free trace bloc; industry cautious

The Commerce Ministry is in hectic consultations with other Ministries and the industry to ensure that India is a net gainer in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership — the largest... »

Decks being cleared to return unused coal blocks to Govt

The Centre is moving to amend the Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition & Development Act), 1957 to ensure that the first round of coal block auction is a success. The Act gives sp... »

March vegoil imports drop 6% on weak demand

Vegetable oil imports fell six per cent in March to 8,35,424 tonnes against 8,89,415 tonnes in the same period a year ago as the rupee appreciated and demand slipped. Imports include... »

’Housing for senior citizens’ offers huge opportunity for realtors

Retail inflation spurts to 8.31% in March

WGC cautions Govt on jewellery manufacturing base shifting to China

Bharatiya Mahila Bank to open 55-60 branches this fiscal

Rate cuts unlikely before March next: BofA-ML

New govt’s policy initiatives to determine credit rating: S&P

India Inc readies for a bright Q4

India’s share in global exports static in 2013

RBI pitches for independent body to set financial benchmarks

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday said an independent body, either separately or jointly, may be formed for administration of rupee interest rate and foreign exchange benchmarks by self-re... »

CFOs see positive turn in economy, says Deloitte survey

A large section of chief financial officers (CFOs) surveyed by Deloitte India sees the Indian economy taking a positive turn over the next few months. More than two-thirds (68 per cent) o... »

Private sector NPS: Reliance MF emerges lowest bidder

Reliance Mutual Fund is learnt to have emerged the lowest bidder for the management of pension funds for the private sector under the National Pension System (NPS). The Pension Fund Regul... »

Bank officers’ body seeks action against wilful defaulters

The All-India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) has sought strict action against wilful defaulters in banking industry. DN Prakash, vice-president of AIBOC and president of Corporatio... »

Hiring activity remains stable in March: Naukri

Hiring activity in the country remained stable in March this year over the previous month and saw 12 per cent increase over the same period last year, says a report by job portal Naukri.com. ... »

RBI to ease curbs on exchange traded currency futures

Unwanted entrants: Volumes in the derivatives segment plunged after the RBI stepped up its war against speculation last year The RBI may allow foreign institutional investors (FIIs) to participate in the exchange-traded currency derivatives market, where volumes have been dropping at an alarming rate. To resuscitate thi... »

US does pay attention to concerns of emerging markets: Bernanke

Ben S Bernanke, former Chairman of the US Federal Reserve.

Ben S Bernanke, former Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, said that the perception that the US does not pay attention to the concerns of emerging markets is not true. He said the US... »

‘Acquiring skills with the help of technology is the way forward’

S Ramadorai, Chairman, National Skills Development Agency

For over 40 years, S Ramadorai has been associated with Tata Sons. Today, as the Chairman of the National Skills Development Agency (NSDA), the Padma Bhushan awardee is focussing on helping... »

General insurers face slowdown blues

The slowing economic environment has affected the commercial lines of business (fire, property and health) of general insurers with most keen on bringing down their premium costs. A senio... »

Basmati lends fragrance to rice exports

Basmati rice exports have doubled in volume and tripled in value in the last four years on strong demand from traditional markets in Iran and West Asia. For the fiscal ended March 20... »

Petrol cheaper by 70 paise/litre

Karnataka, Gujarat move to curb open access in power to hit industry: CII

Arvind Mayaram designated as Finance Secretary

Slowdown, rising interest rates affecting loan repayments: Moody’s Analytics

FTP to focus on services exports, branding of products

Costlier food items push inflation up in March

Most FIIs see stable new govt priming market for a fresh rally

Commodities

Edible oils rise with bullish futures market

Edible oils ruled firm on Wednesday on back of higher volumes tracking extended gain in the futures market. Imported palmolein and soyabean refined oil increased by ₹2 and ₹3 for 10 kg each... »


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