April 29, 2017 05:30 PM IST
The government's aim is to ensure power at Rs 3 per unit irrespective of source in the medium term, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said at the annual session of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
- April 29, 2017 05:21 PM IST
ll investors related to mutual funds (MF), bank account holders and those who have invested in insurance schemes cannot operate their accounts opened between July 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015, from May 1 if they are not compliant with FATCA — tax information sharing law.
- April 29, 2017 05:21 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee has said there is an urgent need to strengthen the global counter-terrorism mechanism so that the menace can be fought jointly by the international community.
- April 29, 2017 02:39 PM IST
Several banks reported higher bad loans — a pain point for the industry which has been battling slowdown in economic activity and stalled projects over the past two years.
- April 29, 2017 02:06 PM IST
The visit assumes significance in view of the deteriorating security condition in the state and tension between coalition partners--the BJP and the PDP--following certain remarks made by some BJP leaders and a minister.
- April 29, 2017 01:32 PM IST
Addressing an event marking the birth anniversary of Kannada philosopher Basaveshwar here, Modi voiced the hope that Muslims in India would "show the path of modernity" to their counterparts across the world.
- April 29, 2017 12:46 PM IST
The huge load of bad loans of public sector banks is not too much of a worryline for the government and a likely solution will be worked out soon, Union minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said.
- April 29, 2017 12:42 PM IST
India is in the advanced stages of formulating a policy to encourage domestic defence manufacturing and cut import of combat planes, ships and submarines, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said.
- April 29, 2017 11:48 AM IST
Speaking at the Enforcement Directorate Day, he said the interest of the larger public takes a hit when people indulge in non-compliance and hence, the revenue department and the ED have a key role to play to catch offenders. The government, the finance minister stressed, trusts its citizens and allows them to deal in foreign exchange.
- April 28, 2017 11:48 PM IST
Media reports said fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim has suffered a heart attack in Pakistan.
- April 28, 2017 10:25 PM IST
The Office of the United States Trade Representative said India is one of the world’s most challenging major economies with respect to protection and enforcement of intellectual property (IP).
- April 28, 2017 10:12 PM IST
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha today said the situation pertaining to the Navi Mumbai airport is "complicated" due to various factors, including resettlement issues.
- April 28, 2017 09:30 PM IST
Bidding for the second round of the regional connectivity scheme or UDAN, which seeks to make flying affordable on short domestic routes, is likely to conclude within the next three months, the government said today.
- April 28, 2017 09:23 PM IST
The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar today said that lack of "spirituality" was one of the reasons that leads to farmer suicides.
- April 28, 2017 08:41 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed private capital raising, non-core asset sales, mergers, tough prompt corrective action and government stake sale to deal with weak public sector banks.
- April 28, 2017 07:54 PM IST
The Lavasa Committee has suggested modifications in some allowances applicable universally to all employees and also for those in specific categories, including railways and defence, after examining the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.
- April 28, 2017 06:37 PM IST
The court in its recent order directed forest officials to ensure best possible atmosphere and health conditions for the captive animals and strict compliance of related rules.
- April 28, 2017 06:32 PM IST
You may soon see your bank getting smaller in size and lesser in sight as the need for physical presence of banks is reducing gradually.
- April 28, 2017 06:21 PM IST
The incident had taken place when Soumya, an employee of a Kochi shopping mall, was travelling in a ladies coach on the Ernakulam-Shoranur passenger train on February 1, 2011. She was attacked and pushed off the train by Govindachamy, the prosecution had said.
- April 28, 2017 04:21 PM IST
At present, there is a huge gap between the demand and the availability of train berths, particularly on the busy Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes.
- April 28, 2017 11:46 AM IST
The Commission – set up in 2015 by Manohar Lal government – was looking into the grant of licences for change in land in Gurgaon. Robert Vadra’s company, Skylight Hospitality was also under the scanner.
- April 28, 2017 09:50 AM IST
- April 28, 2017 08:33 AM IST
Pakistan's assertion came a day after India handed over an appeal by the mother of Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by the Field General Court Martial, to the appellate court, initiating a process to get his conviction overturned.
- April 28, 2017 08:24 AM IST
The ambitious Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be implemented from July 1 would help raise India's medium-term growth to above eight per cent, the International Monetary Fund has said adding that the reforms being done is expected to pay off in terms of higher growth in the future.
- April 28, 2017 08:17 AM IST
The new rules for the visas could raise labour costs for both technology companies and businesses using outsourcing services in the US, said Ignatius Chithelen, founder and managing partner of Banyan Tree Capital Management in a op-ed at the Wharton website.