Nov 27, 2015 at 16:09 | Source: PTI
The minister was speaking at the closing ceremony of 14-day long India International Trade Fair here. Observing that trade helps in expanding economic activity, Jaitley said the "glaring challenge" is to step up shipments at a time when the world trade was getting compressed.
Nov 27, 2015 at 14:02 | Source: Reuters
All 45 economists surveyed expected the RBI to stand pat at its policy review on Tuesday, while the range of forecasts for gross domestic product growth for the latest quarter was between 6.9-7.6 percent, with the median at 7.3 percent. The GDP data is set to be released on Monday.
Nov 27, 2015 at 11:19 | Source: PTI
According to a report released by the India Brand Equity Foundation earlier this year, India is expected to become the third-largest aviation market in the world by 2020 from the ninth-largest currently.
Nov 27, 2015 at 10:13 | Source: PTI
India may have to import 10 lakh tonnes of wheat in 2015-16 as about 68.2 lakh tonnes were lost due to unseasonal rainfall, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said in its report, titled 'Lived Anomaly'. In February-April 2015, standing crops on 182.38 lakh hectares or 29.61 percent of the entire rabi sown area were affected.
Nov 27, 2015 at 10:12 | Source: PTI
The deposit mobilisation of overseas branches of Indian banks and foreign banks operating in India increased by 13.3 percent and 15.5 percent to Rs 5,659.3 billion (USD 90.4 billion) and Rs 4,025.3 billion (USD 64.3 billion), respectively, in March 2015.
Nov 26, 2015 at 07:50 | Source: CNBC
"Over the past decade, India's consumer market has generated plenty of interest among investors, most notably the size of the population, prospects for rapid growth in real incomes and better provision of financial services," Shilan Shah, an India economist for Capital Economics, said in a recent note.
Nov 25, 2015 at 20:18 | Source: PTI
Skill Training for Employability Leveraging Public Private Partnership (STEPPP) project was cleared by the Department of Economic Affairs, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)said in a release today.
Nov 25, 2015 at 17:39 | Source: PTI
The KPMG survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2015 released on Wednesday said India leads corporate responsibility (CR) reporting rates in the world.
Nov 24, 2015 at 20:15 | Source: PTI
Speaking at the India Singapore Economic Convention here, Modi said India is exploring a potential partnership with Singapore's Changi Airport for developments of two Indian airports and invited companies here to join in building smart cities.
Nov 24, 2015 at 15:41 | Source: PTI
In wide-ranging discussions with Singapore leaders, including its Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan Keng, Modi stressed on the idea to 'create many Singapores' within India. He also pitched for issuance of rupee bonds and infrastructure bonds in Singapore.