According to the NIA, Pakistan-based terror groups finance terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir by generating millions in donations through their charity organisations.
According to the global financial services major, notwithstanding the "gradual pace" of recovery on the ground, the government's current measures are steps in the right direction.
The world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitting country said last Friday it would lower the duty on coal from July 1 and impose a new 18 percent tax on solar cells and modules as part of a broader tax overhaul.
"This was the long-standing demand of Indian industry and is essential to promote domestic manufacturing growth. This is a legitimate tool under our multilateral commitments and with number of major government initiatives this can be leveraged to promote value addition, create employment and give a much needed boost to the manufacturing," Ficci Secretary General A Didar Singh said.
The government is working overtime to roll out the goods and services tax regime from July 1 and has held several workshops and seminars to familiarise traders and the industry about the new indirect taxation structure.
The government responded to apprehensions expressed by Tesla founder Elon Musk that the company would have to source a certain percentage of local components to set up plant here.
Last week, India said it would tax hybrid vehicles at a rate as high as 43 percent under a new unified tax regime set to come into effect from July 1. That would be significantly higher than the prevailing tax of about 29 percent on such cars.
The Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council comprising state finance ministers and headed by Union Finance Minister had last week finalised the GST tax on most of the items and services.
To be fair there is nothing wrong with the idea of seeking gold hoarded at homes or in bank lockers to be brought into the economy. It was an innovative idea which the government dared to test. Being the second largest buyers of gold, which accounts for more than 25 percent of India’s trade deficit, Indians have persisted in investing in an unproductive asset.
It is also planning to promote Bt cotton variety developed by the government research body ICAR and expects increased area coverage and better output on hopes of good southwest monsoon that has already hit Kerala in advance.
"Thanks for your wishes. Through a 'reform to transform' approach we are committed to building a new India," he tweeted in response to a congratulatory message on the occasion of completion of three years in government.
"Ind-Ra believes the policy (National Steel Policy 2017) will give a boost to the struggling Indian steel industry. However, the execution of provisions in the policy will remain a key challenge for the government," it said.
IT Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said there could be some cases were contracts are not renewed as part of the regular annual appraisal cycle.
Urbanisation and changing demographics have pushed the demand for housing far beyond current supply
The plan follows announcement of a safety audit of all the 418 mines in the country in the aftermath of one of the worst disasters in Jharkhand that claimed at least 18 lives.
A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, which is currently hearing a batch of petitions challenging the practice of triple talaq, agreed to the contention of senior advocate Shyam Divan that the Aadhaar matter is very important and needed to be heard on an urgent basis.
Between April 2016 and January, India's steel imports fell 38 percent year-on-year, data from a government body showed, primarily due to the slew of protection measures announced by the government.
The government, he said, wants to encourage research and development in the electric mobility sector and aspires to be a leader in the world.
Goyal, who is leading a high-level business delegation on a two-day visit to Vienna, was addressing India-Austria Business Forum, organised by industry body FICCI in collaboration with the Embassy of India in Vienna and Austrian Economic Chambers.
The MSP of paddy was fixed at Rs 1,470 for the common grade and Rs 1,510 for the 'A' grade variety for the 2016-17 crop year that ends next month.
Last week, the government through an ordinance provided the Reserve Bank with greater powers to intervene in the resolution of non-performing loans (NPLs). Later, the RBI lowered the threshold for consensus required among lenders in Joint Lenders' Forum (JLF) to approve resolution proposals.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the state assembly in a written reply that the initiative is being implemented under the new optic fibre pathway, 'Kerala Fibre Optic Network' (K-FON).
The government, which fully owns HUDCO, is selling an about 10 percent stake in a price range of 56 to 60 rupees a share in the IPO that closes on Thursday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month hinted towards a legal framework to make doctors prescribe generic drugs and the subsequent notice by MCI enforcing the same has sent medical community in the throes of a debate.
"But once the health of the banks themselves improve, we have also announced that the government will be willing to bring down its own equity in the banks to 52 per cent and that can be used for banks' recapitalisation," he said at a CII-Kotak investor roundtable here.