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Government plans to list HAL, RINL, THDC this year

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.
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GST bill to be taken up by Lok Sabha tomorrow

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.

Policy makers not doing enough to create conducive IP environment

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

Peak power deficit in March improves to 3.2%: CEA

Delayed summer and unexpected rains brought the country's peak power deficit down to 3. 2 per cent in March according to official data

Labour ministry to push three bills for Cabinet approval

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

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

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

Frantic search for Nepal quake survivors as toll nears 2,400

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

Govt focusing more on self sufficient infrastructure: Sinha

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

CBDT to settle FII tax claims under DTAAs in a month

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

Maharashtra reported 257 farmer suicides in Jan-March: Govt

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

  • You know Roger Bannister is the person who ran the first sub

  • National pharmaceutical policy to be out soon
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    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
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    India and Pakistan have agreed to allow their experts to inspect two major water projects in the Kashmir region,

  • WTO deal still elusive
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    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
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    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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