Opposition from industry bodies notwithstanding the Centre will go ahead with its proposal to increase royalty rates on minerals. This will add revenue of over Rs 12 000
Telecom operators offering mobile Internet services have to ensure that the minimum download speed specified in their data plans is available to subscribers for not less than 80% of usage
Wadias' promoted budget carrier GoAir has recorded a 21 per cent growth in traffic on the back of capacity addition and an expanded route network in non-metro markets in the
Cairn India has sought partner Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) nod for extension of the licence of their prolific Rajasthan oil block beyond the contractual deadline of 2020.
India's Sovereign credit rating is expected to remain stable over the next 12-month period, brokerage firm Morgan Stanley said in its research report.
"We expect India's Sovereign Rating to remain
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the board of the Reserve Bank here on August 9 amid expectations that the central bank will complement government actions by reducing rates to
The US today expressed disappointment over India's stand on worldwide reform of trade facilitation rules saying "backsliding" on commitments has brought the WTO to the brink of crisis.
State-owned Coal India (CIL) is yet to enter into fuel supply pacts with 12 power units as issues like change in ownership and extension of coal supplies are still being
Aiming to spruce up growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met secretaries of nine infrastructure ministries to set targets for 2014-15 and identify key projects in sectors like road, power and railways.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a website MyGov that aims to help citizens contribute in governance by giving their opinions and views on important issues like clean Ganga or
Julius Fromm, who mass marketed condoms, lost his condom empire to the Nazis.
- 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.