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RBI to go for 25 bps rate cut on Apr 5: BofA-ML

The Reserve Bank of India is expected to cut key interest rates by 25 bps at its policy review meet on April 5, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML)

Trai to fix inter-connection charges for VoIP calls

Sector watchdog Trai will set inter-connection charges for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls once the Department of Telecom (DoT) amends the relevant clause of the Unified Licence framework.


PM calls for boosting manufacture through Make in India

Inaugurating the Make in India Week prime minister Narendra Modi expressed full government support to manufacturing sector. Addressing a gathering of heads of state business leaders and

Cleanup takes priority over growth: Rajan

Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said growth in Indian banking sector wou­ld not emerge to the full extent unless the cleanup of bank balance sheets is

Re ends at fresh 29-mth low of 68.30, down 45 paise

The rupee on Thursday plummeted by 45 paise to end at an over 29-month low of 68. 30 a dollar on fresh demand for the US currency from banks and

UAE plans to store crude in Indian caverns

Oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE) has evinced interest in storing its crude oil in Indian caverns.
This would be used during emergencies arising from supply constraints due to geopolitical turmoil

Onion prices at 2-yr low of Rs 7/kg in wholesale mkt

Wholesale prices of onion have dipped to two-year low of Rs 7 per kg at Lasalgaon, the largest market of the bulb in Asia, in Maharashtra due to increased supply.

India and US mull joint patrol in South China Sea

The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defence official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would

Tax targets hit bulls' eye after 5-year gap

The government on Wednesday said it is on track to meet its annual tax collections target after a gap of five years.
It also said that disaggregated data indicates that

Grow oilseeds, pulses in Africa, govt asks agri firms

Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh has asked Indian businessmen to explore opportunities to cultivate oilseeds and pulses in Africa to bring back home, as the country faces a huge

  • Cadbury and a defunct hair oil brand Castaroma have one thing in common — both had Waheeda Rehman endorse their brands.

  • 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.


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