Thanks to the note ban, the economy based on the gross value added (GVA) is set to slip to 6.2 percent in the December quarter from 6.9 percent a year ago, and GDP growth will decline to 6.5 percent from 7.2 percent, said domestic...
20 Feb 2017, 8.56 pm | Source: PTI
In January 2017, India’s coal imports declined by 22 percent to 14 million tonnes because of lukewarm demand from power generating stations.
20 Feb 2017, 8.31 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Indians continue to be most confident globally when it came to job prospects, personal finances and immediate spending intentions in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Nielsen.
20 Feb 2017, 6.48 pm | Source: PTI
The cotton output is estimated at 341 lakh bales for 2016-17, an industry association said in its January projection.
20 Feb 2017, 6.36 pm | Source: PTI
All departments will have to mandatorily take permission of the Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi before terminating services of senior officials in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).
20 Feb 2017, 6.02 pm | Source: PTI
Steel demand is expected to improve in coming months on the back of increased spending on infrastructure and long-term government policies, Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh has said.
20 Feb 2017, 6.02 pm | Source: PTI
The Consumer Confidence Index score for India in Q4 2016 has climbed three points to 136 from 133 in the previous quarter. India continues to lead the global index, and is followed by Philippines 132.
20 Feb 2017, 5.51 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The slowdown that started in the October-December quarter of 2016, post the demonetisation is spilling over into the first quarter of 2017 (January-March).
20 Feb 2017, 3.38 pm | Source: PTI
Soon paying for your cinema ticket or buying prescription pills over the counter will become easier and less time conusming. In a move to make retail payments seamless, the RBI today introduced BharatQR or quick response platform....
20 Feb 2017, 3.23 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The company, which mines for emeralds and amethysts in Zambia and for ruby and corundum in Mozambique, reported a loss of USD4.3 million for the half year ended December 31. Revenue fell 45.7 percent to 51 million pounds.
20 Feb 2017, 2.59 pm | Source: Reuters
"There is an implied suggestion that this (payment) sector needs to be freed of licensing mechanism and once a set of criteria are fixed, any number of entities meeting those criteria should be allowed to function. We differ from ...
20 Feb 2017, 2.46 pm | Source: PTI
The government is looking to quickly fill up top-level positions lying vacant at two of its public sector insurance firms -- United India Insurance and Oriental Insurance. These chairs of Chairman and Managing Directors have remai...
20 Feb 2017, 2.09 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Earlier, the RBI had decided to remove the limits on cash withdrawals in two phases, keeping with the pace of remonetisation.
20 Feb 2017, 1.30 pm | Source: NEWS18.com
The minister further pointed out that as announced earlier, India is also willing to provide long term financing to Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) members for buying Indian products and services.
20 Feb 2017, 1.14 pm | Source: PTI
A high-level European Parliament delegation, here to gauge India's views about the Trump administration and discuss various key issues concerning India-EU ties, also expressed concern over situation in Jammu and Kashmir and called...
20 Feb 2017, 12.10 pm | Source: PTI
The new rake will further enhance the carrying capacity of onions by 30 percent and will be in addition to the existing three freight trains operated by Central Railways to carry the bulbs from Nashik.
20 Feb 2017, 11.26 am | Source: PTI
The government is considering divesting a portion of the paid-up equity share capital through an IPO and has sought Expression of Interest (EoI) from merchant bankers by March 16.
20 Feb 2017, 10.54 am | Source: PTI
Earlier farmers were able to sell 90 quintal of paddy in a year but as per the new decision there will be no limit on the sale of paddy by farmers, the official said.
20 Feb 2017, 10.02 am | Source: PTI
This will be backed by an expected revival in consumption. An increase in infrastructure allocation by the government in the Union Budget 2017-18 is expected to drive the pace of construction and infrastructure in the country, Car...
20 Feb 2017, 8.58 am | Source: PTI
Total imports of the precious metal in the corresponding period of 2015-16 stood at USD 29.31 billion.
20 Feb 2017, 8.32 am | Source: PTI
"This is for the first time that (with) Prime Minister's focus on providing job skills...there is a discussion now in the country that skilling is more important than education," Rudy said.
20 Feb 2017, 8.30 am | Source: PTI
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, who arrived here yesterday to attend the 'Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017', signed a letter of exchange with Nepalese Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Planning Ramesh Lekhak in which India...
20 Feb 2017, 7.52 am | Source: PTI
"Innovation is the real way of achieving the nation's prosperity and we can achieve it by allowing creativity and allowing young minds to experiment and letting their crazy ideas come out," the minister said.
20 Feb 2017, 7.50 am | Source: PTI
Natural gas price in India is likely to be hiked by 8 per cent from April 1 driven by an increase in rates in reference markets including US Henry Hub.
19 Feb 2017, 12.26 pm | Source: PTI
Vibhatai Bhilkar, a widow of one of the thousands of farmers who committed suicide in Wardha district of Maharashtra has successfully set up her grocer shop after a year of her husband’s death.
19 Feb 2017, 12.19 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
MS Mani, Senior Director, Deloitte, said the clause will also help curb inflationary pressures on the economy when GST is implemented.
18 Feb 2017, 6.09 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led GST Council met on Saturday and approved the Draft Compensation Bill, in a bid to speed up the rollout of Goods and Services Tax by July 1, 2017. Crucial draft laws pertaining largely to Central G...
18 Feb 2017, 5.15 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
At the end of Q3, a whopping 41 percent of corporate debt is with companies whose earnings are less than their interest outgo. Credit Suisse's MD and Head of Research Ashish Gupta shares his detailed analysis with CNBC-TV18's Lath...
18 Feb 2017, 3.00 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
The clout enjoyed by trade unions, which could once influence management decisions for workers and also successfully create roadblocks if demands were not met, is slowly reducing.
18 Feb 2017, 1.11 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The rise in the borrowings of state governments would exert upward pressure on state development loan (SDL) yields in the financial year 2017-18, Roy said.
18 Feb 2017, 12.54 pm | Source: PTI