Apart from selling its stakes in already listed companies, initial public offer of three state-owned firms are also a part of the government disinvestment programme for this financial year.
The long-pending Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST), moved in the Lok Sabha amid stiff resistance by several Opposition parties, would be taken up for consideration and passing tomorrow.
A majority of Indian business leaders across sectors say policy makers are not doing enough to create a conducive intellectual property (IP) environment, which is key to attracting FDI and
Delayed summer and unexpected rains brought the country's peak power deficit down to 3. 2 per cent in March according to official data
n a bid to push labour reforms to improve ease of doing business and boost the 'Make in India' programme, Labour Ministry will push three bills for Cabinet approval next
One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top industrialised nations. With nuclear
Rescuers in Nepal searched frantically Sunday for survivors of a huge quake that killed nearly 2,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche
The Narendra Modi-led NDA government remains committed to infrastructure development in the country and will remain so in the days to come. The government of the day is not
Seeking to quickly resolve the controversial tax issue facing foreign portfolio investors, the CBDT today said all claims coming under the ambit of DTAAs will be settled within a month
As many as 257 farmers have committed suicide in Maharashtra due to agrarian reasons during January-March of 2015.
"Government of Maharashtra has reported that 257 farmers have committed suicide in
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- National pharmaceutical policy to be out soon
The controversial National Pharmaceutical Policy may finally see the light of the day with the health ministry and chemicals ministry sorting out differences over some proposals in the policy.
- India, Pak agree to inspect water projects
India and Pakistan have agreed to allow their experts to inspect two major water projects in the Kashmir region,
- WTO deal still elusive
The WTO has finally created unity among its 152 members — but unfortunately for head Pascal Lamy, the only thing all states agree on is that the prospect of a new trade deal is still far away.
- Foreign shippers seek level-playing field
Foreign ship owners have asked the directorate general of shipping for a level-playing field and a “rethink” on its latest order banning overseas vessels, which are over 25 years old
- Plea to extend crop insurance
Andhra wants cut-off date for crop insurance of non-loanee farmers to be extended to September.
- Healthcare needs Rs 3,70,000cr
India will need investments of Rs 3,70,000 crore for healthcare facilities, a study said.
- Sugar price may go up
Sugar prices may rise to an unreasonable level if the sale of buffer stock quantum is kept voluntary.
- NMCE starts new series in metals
NMCE will start new series for future contracts in non-ferrous metals from August 1.
- Do call register
The Supreme Court has suggested introduction of a new ‘do call register’ facility to curb the telemarketing menace.