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Linus Von Castelmur, Ambassador of Switzerland to India and Bhutan, delivering his speech at an interactive session organised by Confederation of Indian Industry in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty
Linus Von Castelmur, Ambassador of Switzerland to India and Bhutan, delivering his speech at an interactive session organised by Confederation of Indian Industry in Kolkata on Monday. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty

Swiss govt in talks to resolve labelling issues

Abhishek Law

The Swiss Government is looking to soon resolve the issues arising out of new labelling guidelin... »

Govt determined to put economy on upward trajectory: Modi

PTI

Asserting that trade and commerce leads international relations in today’s age, Prime Minister N... »

EBRD keen to work with Indian companies, says Managing Director Puliti

K R Srivats

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is keen to work closely with Indian... »
BREAKFAST WITH BUSINESSLINE

‘What is trade distorting when I am feeding my poor?’

Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman, at 'Breakfast with BL', in Chennai on Monday.

Our Bureau

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that she strongly objected... »

Modi woos US CEOs with India story

Power breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a breakfast meeting with CEOs in New York on Monday.

Press Trust of India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he wants to convert the Supreme Court judgment o... »

Economy

India's textiles, apparel exports to rise by 10% this year

Reuters

India's cotton and apparel exports are set to climb by around 10 per cent this year as higher wa... »

Economy

Expand overseas footprint, EBRD tells India Inc

Our Bureau

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is keen to partner with Indian co... »

Economy

Govt seeks to eradicate Kala-Azar by 2015

Aesha Datta

The Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan, has sought to eradicate Kala-Azar fro... »

Economy

Audience members react as they attend an event with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Madison Square Garden in New York, during his visit to the United States, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Modi receives rousing welcome from NRIs

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today received a rousing welcome from some 20,000 cheering NRIs whe... »

Economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York, during his visit to the United States, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

I have not taken a vacation even for 15 minutes: PM

PTI

Expressing a strong resolve to make development a mass movement in India and put every effort to... »

Economy

Modi, Obama to discuss ways to boost partnership

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama would discuss a range of issues of mu... »  

Govt clears Wipro proposal to set up SEZ in AP

PTI

The government has approved the proposals of Wipro Ltd and Mumbai Futuristic Economic Zone to set up SEZs in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.The decision regarding this was taken by the Boar... »

Social audit of urban schemes soon

Our Bureau

The Government will soon introduce a ‘social audit’ system for the new schemes that will be launched by the Ministry of Urban Development.The aim is to promote transparency and accou... »

Expand overseas footprint, EBRD tells India Inc

Our Bureau

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is keen to partner with Indian companies in their overseas projects, its Managing Director Riccardo Puliti has said.The bank i... »

CSR not the most important effect of business on society: Porter

Our Bureau

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and philanthropy are not the most important effect of business on society, noted expert on competitive strategy Michael E Porter has said. »

Social audit of urban development programmes soon: Venkaiah Naidu

Our Bureau

The Government will soon introduce a ‘social audit’ system for the new schemes which will be launched by the Ministry of Urban Development. The aim is to promote transparency and accounta... »

Govt cancels SEZs of Hindalco, Essar, Adani

PTI

The government has cancelled approvals of nine special economic zones, including that of Hindalco Industries, Essar and Adani as no “satisfactory” progress was made to execute the projects. <... »

Modi, Obama to discuss ways to boost partnership

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama would discuss a range of issues of mutual interest, including ways to accelerate economic growth and bolster security cooperation, to exp... »  

I have not taken a vacation even for 15 minutes: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Madison Square Garden in New York, during his visit to the United States, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

PTI

Expressing a strong resolve to make development a mass movement in India and put every effort to take the country to new heights, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he has not taken a va... »

Net direct tax collection at ₹2.60 lakh cr

Press Trust of India

Net direct tax collection so far in the current fiscal stood at ₹2.60 lakh crore, said a senior Finance Ministry official.The gross direct tax collection till September 26, 2014-15 fisc... »

‘Time for CBEC to shed gatekeeper approach’

Our Bureau

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) should immediately commence work on the development of a Customs vision and strategic plan, the Tax Administration Reforms Commission (TARC) has sugg... »

CBEC should develop a vision, strategic plan for Customs department: TARC

Dumping duty on FSP imports from China, S Korea, Chinese Taipei extended

AP approves projects worth Rs 9,200 cr

Govt to trim market borrowing

Govt hikes pension for Varanasi artisans

Assam govt declares 24 establishments as industrial organisations

Better times ahead, say analysts

India's coal imports to jump 60-65 m.t. after court verdict

Renewable Energy Ministry targets 100,000 MW capacity in next 5 years

Our Bureau

T‎he Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set a target of reaching 100,000 MW generation capacity for the sector in the next five years, said Upendra Tripathy, Secretary, MNRE, here today. »

Bill to repeal 287 Acts will be tabled in Winter Session

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Our Bureau

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his intention to remove one redundant law every day, the Law and Communications Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, announced that the Government w... »

State Govts must reform to benefit from Central initiatives: Mayaram

Arvind Mayaram, Secretary, Dept of Economic Affairs. - BIJOY GHOSH

Our Bureau

State Governments have to implement reforms to fully exploit the opportunity presented by the Central Government’s initiative to create an investment-friendly climate, according to Arvind Mayar... »

‘Infrastructure boost to reduce supply-demand mismatch in cement industry’

Cement companies may benefit from the proposed increase in long-term funding availability for infrastructure projects which is likely to facilitate more investment in the industry.

Our Bureau

Infrastructure boost under the new government and consequent growth in cement demand is likely to reduce supply-demand mismatch in the cement industry.   The Indian... »

India's textiles, apparel exports to rise by 10% this year

Reuters

India's cotton and apparel exports are set to climb by around 10 per cent this year as higher wages, political instability and concerns about workplace conditions in other producing markets steer... »

Govt seeks to eradicate Kala-Azar by 2015

Aesha Datta

The Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan, has sought to eradicate Kala-Azar from the country by 2015. The Minister said at a conference here that the Indian Council for... »

Modi receives rousing welcome from NRIs

Audience members react as they attend an event with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Madison Square Garden in New York, during his visit to the United States, on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today received a rousing welcome from some 20,000 cheering NRIs when he addressed them from a 360-degree rotating platform at the iconic Madison Square Garden here.»

Modi discusses defence cooperation, W. Asian crisis with Israel PM

PTI

In a rare meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed a wide range of issues, including defence... »

Penalty on coal miners may hurt power consumers

Coal factor: The cost of extraction remaining same, common grades of low calorific value thermal coal fetch a low margin.

Pratim Ranjan Bose

Is it logical to ask miners to pay a penalty of ₹295 for every tonne of coal extracted from such assets from the time the allotments were made, beginning in 1993? More importantly, shoul... »

CSR not most important effect of business on society: Porter

K. R. Srivats

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives and philanthropy are not the most important effect of business on society, noted expert on competitive strategy Michael E Porter has said. »

K.V. Kamath-led panel to examine financial architecture for MSME sector

CBDT extends due date for filing IT returns

Penalty may dissuade firms from mining coal

Indian drug makers in UN patents pool

S&P’s outlook upgrade will boost investor confidence: IndiaInc

GDP growth could touch 5.9% this fiscal: Mayaram

S&P improves rating outlook for 6 Indian firms


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