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  • GDP surprises, grows 7% in Oct-Dec; full year estimates at 7.1%

    GDP surprises, grows 7% in Oct-Dec; full year estimates at 7.1%  

    The data, put out by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), also projected that the economy will likely to grow at 7.1 percent in 2016-17, 0.8 percentage points slower than the previous year’s 7.9 percent expansion, mirroring demo...

    28 Feb 2017, 5.59 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Fiscal Deficit: April-Jan deficit at 105% of FY17 estimate, at Rs 5.64 lakh cr

    Fiscal Deficit: April-Jan deficit at 105% of FY17 estimate, at Rs 5.64 lakh cr  

    The fiscal deficit for April top January period came at 5.64 lakh crore as against Rs 5.32 lakh crore year-on-year (YoY). The fiscal deficit for the period is 105.7 percent of the FY17 Budget estimate.

    28 Feb 2017, 5.12 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Cabinet nod soon on surplus coal availability policy: Secy

    Cabinet nod soon on surplus coal availability policy: Secy  

    The coal ministry will very soon seek Cabinet approval for a proposed policy that will ensure surplus availability of coal for power plants across the country, a top official said today.

    28 Feb 2017, 4.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Bank strike may hit transactions over Rs 1 lakh cr: Assocham

    Bank strike may hit transactions over Rs 1 lakh cr: Assocham  

    "The all India bank strike might also impact deployment of gross bank credit worth up to Rs 1,600 crore," said DS Rawat, Secretary General of Assocham.

    28 Feb 2017, 4.00 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Positives of note ban to be felt from April: Finance Ministry

    Positives of note ban to be felt from April: Finance Ministry  

    The states and the Centre have "converged on all areas of differences" over the Goods and Services Tax and the indirect tax reform will be implemented from July 1, unleashing the growth potential of the economy.

    28 Feb 2017, 3.52 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Banking sector may recover very marginally from low base: S&P

    Banking sector may recover very marginally from low base: S&P  

    The rating agency said the pace of new non-performing loan creation is likely to abate somewhat over next 12 months.

    28 Feb 2017, 3.50 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • OECD backs demonetisation, projects FY17 GDP growth at 7%

    OECD backs demonetisation, projects FY17 GDP growth at 7%  

    The Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has supported India’s demonetisation drive, asserting that immediate impact of the move on Indian economy will be transient.

    28 Feb 2017, 3.36 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Govt planning series of pilot projects using coal: Official

    Govt planning series of pilot projects using coal: Official  

    Once the projects are successful, government will push for commercial use of technology for utilisation of country's huge coal reserves, Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar said.

    28 Feb 2017, 3.28 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Railway capex stepped up under NDA govt, says Suresh Prabhu

    Railway capex stepped up under NDA govt, says Suresh Prabhu   

    "The Railways have done something exceptional in the last two and a half years. Of the Rs 3.5 lakh crore of capital expenditure undertaken, a substantial part of it has been raised outside the Budget," said Suresh Prabhu.

    28 Feb 2017, 3.14 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Positives note ban to be felt from April: Finance Ministry

    Positives note ban to be felt from April: Finance Ministry  

    The states and the Centre have "converged on all areas of differences" over the Goods and Services Tax and the indirect tax reform will be implemented from July 1, unleashing the growth potential of the economy.

    28 Feb 2017, 3.00 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • UPA loan waiver scheme did not help farmers: Radha Mohan Singh

    UPA loan waiver scheme did not help farmers: Radha Mohan Singh  

    "The loan waiver scheme of the UPA government did not benefit the common farmers and it has been proved through the audit report that rules were changed to help people close to them (those who were part of the UPA)," Singh told ne...

    28 Feb 2017, 3.00 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • OECD cuts India growth to 7%, says India a star performer

    OECD cuts India growth to 7%, says India a star performer  

    The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) had in February last year projected the country's economy to expand at 7.4 percent in 2016-17.

    28 Feb 2017, 2.22 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • EXCLUSIVE: FDI norms may be eased for multi-brand retail, commodity markets

    EXCLUSIVE: FDI norms may be eased for multi-brand retail, commodity markets  

    As reported in Moneycontrol on Monday, the government may allow limited sale of beauty and personal care products in global giants' food retail outlets as part of plans to ease rules for multinationals to open stores in the countr...

    28 Feb 2017, 1.42 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • States on board for July 1 GST roll out: Shaktikanta Das

    States on board for July 1 GST roll out: Shaktikanta Das   

    The much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) is all set to be implemented by the stated deadline of July 1 as all states have agreed, reports CNBC-TV18 quoting Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das.

    28 Feb 2017, 1.41 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • RBI sets up panel to review cyber threats

    RBI sets up panel to review cyber threats  

    The 11-member committee will also study adoption of various security standards and protocols, interface with stakeholders and suggest appropriate policy interventions to strengthen cyber security and resilience, the central bank s...

    28 Feb 2017, 12.24 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Cargo traffic at 12 major ports up 7.14% at 535 MT in Apr-Jan

    Cargo traffic at 12 major ports up 7.14% at 535 MT in Apr-Jan  

    These top ports under the Centre had handled 499.68 MT cargo during the April-January period of the last fiscal.

    28 Feb 2017, 12.10 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • India should cut corporate tax, go for inheritance levy: OECD

    India should cut corporate tax, go for inheritance levy: OECD  

    In its Economic Survey of India, the OECD said comprehensive tax reforms, especially the goods and services tax, "would lift all boats" and raise revenue helping the government effectively deal with high poverty rate.

    28 Feb 2017, 11.16 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Policy to ensure availability of cheap iron ore within a month

    Policy to ensure availability of cheap iron ore within a month  

    The development comes at a time when the steel sector is reeling under the impact of high raw material costs.

    28 Feb 2017, 9.10 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Govt to bring new hydro policy next fiscal: Power Secretary

    Govt to bring new hydro policy next fiscal: Power Secretary  

    The new policy also seeks to bring large hydro projects at par with smaller ones in terms of availing various benefits.

    28 Feb 2017, 9.10 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Top focus to be laid on expanding network in Odisha: Railways

    Top focus to be laid on expanding network in Odisha: Railways  

    This was announced after Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain reviewed the performance and progress of ongoing Railway projects with General Manager, East Coast Railway, Umesh Singh and other officials during a visit here.

    28 Feb 2017, 8.36 am  |  Source: PTI

  • GDP growth, full year estimates today: 4 things to watch out for

    GDP growth, full year estimates today: 4 things to watch out for   

    Amid signs of slide in consumer goods sales and muted investment activity because of the cash crunch, it is highly likely that the CSO will sharply revise downwards India’s GDP growth in its second advance estimates.

    28 Feb 2017, 8.21 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Firms owe Rs 7446.73 crore to Odisha govt: Finance minister

    Firms owe Rs 7446.73 crore to Odisha govt: Finance minister  

    Industries, mine owners and contractors in Odisha owe Rs 7446.73 crore to the state government through water tax, sales tax, entry tax, excise duty, electricity dues and mineral royalty, State Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat s...

    27 Feb 2017, 10.24 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Rly delinks food distribution & cooking in new catering policy

    Rly delinks food distribution & cooking in new catering policy  

    Flooded with complaints on the food quality, the railways replaced the existing policy after seven years giving back onboard catering responsibility to the IRCTC for majority of trains.

    27 Feb 2017, 9.16 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Govt proposes 6-fold hike in urban reform incentive fund

    Govt proposes 6-fold hike in urban reform incentive fund  

    The Urban Development Ministry has proposed a six-fold increase in 'reform incentive fund' to over Rs 3,000 crore annually over the next three years to push implementation of various schemes in the urban sector.

    27 Feb 2017, 9.16 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • MEITY to promote digital transactions in place of NITI

    MEITY to promote digital transactions in place of NITI  

    The government has shifted the responsibility of promoting digital transactions in the country to the Ministry of IT and Electronics (MEITY) from NITI Aayog.

    27 Feb 2017, 8.32 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Put price cap on medicines, hip & knee implants: Doctors to PM

    Put price cap on medicines, hip & knee implants: Doctors to PM  

    Hailing the Centre's decision to put a cap on prices of coronary stents, a group of doctors today sought a similar cap on the prices of medicines, hip and knee implants and intraocular lenses.

    27 Feb 2017, 8.32 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • India can grow at higher rate; job creation plans underway: FM

    India can grow at higher rate; job creation plans underway: FM  

    India has potential to grow faster and plans are underway to reduce poverty and create jobs in rural areas, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today, even as he ruled out the country becoming totally 'cashless' immediately.

    27 Feb 2017, 8.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • E-toll tags to be mandatory for trucks on govt duty: Gadkari

    E-toll tags to be mandatory for trucks on govt duty: Gadkari  

    For hassle-free movement of cargo, the government has decided to make electronic toll tags mandatory for all vehicles contracted by the government departments.

    27 Feb 2017, 7.24 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • RBI`s next inflation expectations survey in March

    RBI's next inflation expectations survey in March  

    The central bank on Monday announced the launch of the latest 'Inflation Expectations Survey of Households' across 18 cities aimed at capturing subjective assessments on price movements.

    27 Feb 2017, 7.24 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Railways to PMO: Will achieve set electrification, track targets

    Railways to PMO: Will achieve set electrification, track targets   

    Responding to principal secretary to the PMO, Nripendra Mishra's letter, railway ministry tries to soothe the nerves by saying that the 2016 target of doubling 2,800 kilometres track will be met by March-April.

    27 Feb 2017, 6.08 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

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