May 05, 2016 at 20:34 | Source: PTI
There are 34 operational Indian satellites at present, of which 13 are for communication, 12for the purpose of earth observation and seven for navigation purpose, Rajya Sabha was informed on May 5.
Apr 26, 2016 at 16:20 | Source: PTI
Naik said a separate research budget is earmarked for other scientific organisations, including department of science and technology, department of Bio-Technology and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICMR).
Apr 08, 2016 at 18:20 | Source: PTI
Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) had in March revised the growth forecast of passenger vehicles for the new fiscal to 11 per cent from 12 per cent after the imposition of infrastructure cess ranging between 1-4 per cent in the Budget.
Mar 28, 2016 at 13:54 | Source: PTI
The existing tax-free interest rate of up to 8.7 percent on small saving instruments translates into an effective interest of 12-13 percent on deposits. Correspondingly, the lending rate, which is always a notch above deposits rate, would be 14-15 percent, he told PTI in an interview here.
Feb 26, 2016 at 08:55 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Michael Kurtz, Chief Asia Equity Strategist of Nomura says, while this will be a 'run-of-the-mill' Budget, corporate tax cut will be a positive.
Feb 25, 2016 at 13:30 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Railways has set gross revenue target for FY17 at Rs 1.85 lakh crore, up 10 percent year-on-year (YoY). Of this, freight revenue is likely to be Rs 1.18 lakh crore, while the passenger revenue target is Rs 51012 crore, up 12.4 percent
Feb 23, 2016 at 20:29 | Source: PTI
With international oil prices slumping to 12-year low, it is being said that the government may, in the Budget next week, look at re-imposing 5 percent customs duty on crude oil imports to shore up its revenue by around Rs 18,000 crore.
Feb 23, 2016 at 16:15 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Indian railways is one of the world's largest railway networks covering a track-length of around 114,000 kms, running 12,500 trains to carry more than 20 million passengers. We look at some of the interesting lesser known facts on the railways.
Feb 23, 2016 at 12:34 | Source: PTI
Addressing the joint sitting of Parliament at the start of the Budget session, the President listed out achievements of the Modi government, saying India has jumped 12 places on the ease of doing ranking of the World Bank while foreign investment inflow has risen 39 percent.
Jan 18, 2016 at 11:05 | Source: Reuters
The deteriorating global economic growth outlook and rising volatility in currency markets have dampened Indian exports, although the blow has been softened by a collapse in the country's oil import bill.