Oct 21, 2016 at 08:20 | Source: Reuters
There has long been deep scepticism about the accuracy of economic indicators in India, a country of 1.2 billion people of whom 90 percent are estimated to be part of the grey economy.
May 11, 2016 at 21:24 | Source: PTI
"The estimated unemployed persons on usual status basis during 2009-10 and 2011-12 was 0.95 crore and 1.06 crore, respectively," Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya told the Rajya Sabha
Apr 16, 2016 at 12:46 | Source: PTI
Employment was increased by 4.21 lakh in 2014, 4.19 lakh in 2013, 3.21 lakh in 2012, 9.29 lakh in 2011, 8.7 lakh in 2010 and 12.8 lakh in 2009, as per the earlier surveys.
Feb 26, 2016 at 20:58 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
According to the Census of India 2011, around 70 percent of the countrys population resides in the rural and slum area, which have higher exposure to contaminated drinking water, sanitation issues and proper hygiene practices, which are the main causes for diseases in developing countries.
Feb 26, 2016 at 16:59 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Also, while households can buy only 12 subsidised cylinders a year, they can buy an unlimited number of unsubsidised cylinders. However, these cylinders are still 30 per cent cheaper than commercial cylinders due to differential tax treatment of household and commercial LPG. So households can technically sell these to commercial establishments
Feb 26, 2016 at 16:02 | Source: PTI
At present, all households are entitled to get 12 cylinders of LPG or liquefied petroleum gas, each with 14.2kg, at a subsidised rate of Rs 419.26, against the current market price of Rs 575.
Feb 26, 2016 at 14:38 | Source: PTI
In addition, 12 percent of the fleet is in the 15-19 years bracket, while the ship-breaking sector continues to be in turmoil, the Economic Survey for 2015-16, tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said today.
Oct 30, 2015 at 11:10 | Source: PTI
China has exceeded the US to become the world's largest online retail market, it said as the online retail transactions reached 2.79 billion yuan (USD 439 million) in 2014, one of the key economic achievements of China's Internet development during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-15).
Aug 31, 2015 at 15:25 | Source: PTI
The Geological Survey of India (GSI) carries out surveys in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and Territorial Waters (TW) of India to assess the offshore mineral resources. TW is the belt of coastal water that extends up to 12 nautical miles (around 22 km) from the coast of a country.
Mar 16, 2015 at 21:23 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The Modi government denied any irregularity in Lok Sabha on Monday even though the Comptroller & Auditor General released a scathing report on this purchase in 2011-12, alleging several irregularities. The order also continues to be under an investigation by the CBI.