India ranks 173rd this year as compared to its 169th position last year, on the 'ease of starting a business' ranking grid.
The Sri Lankan government on Monday provided low-interest loans to former LTTE cadres to start their livelihood.
West Indies won the ICC World Twenty20 after they defeated Sri Lanka by 36 runs in the final at the R Premadasa Stadium here today.
Darren Sammy and his men put on a near-perfect show to beat Australia in the semi-final but the West Indies captain thinks they would have to play even better if they are to beat Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 final on Sunday.
India attaches "highest and most important priority" to the resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil community in Sri Lanka and remains engaged with Colombo for achieving a "future" for them, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said.
Concerned about its high debt of Rs 1,400 crore, tyre maker Ceat plans to outsource more production to cut capital expenditure, group CFO Manish Dugar says. The RPG-Group company is also focusing on exports and will strengthen presence in other Asian markets to boost profits, at a time domestic sales are sluggish.
Swashbuckling batsman Yuvraj Singh, who is staging a comeback into international cricket on Saturday after recovering from a rare germ-cell cancer, said that he is counting the hours daily on his impending return which he described as a "huge moment" in his life.
Yuvraj Singh was today included in the Indian cricket team for the World Twenty 20 Championship in Sri Lanka as well as the two T20s against New Zealand in September, within months of his recovery from a rare germ cell cancer.
Consolidation in the Sri Lankan telecom market is important, Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal has said. When asked if Airtel has identified any particular company, he said, "There is no opportunity at the moment... There got to be some consolidation in markets that are fragmented".
Bajaj Auto's total sales in July slipped 5% year-on-year to 3,44,150 units amid sluggish demand for motorcycles, especially the premium segment, where the Pune-based company is a dominant player with its Pulsar range. Three-wheeler sales also continued to be slow.
With Obamacare getting a green signal in the US, back home the Indian government is also getting its act together. Its set the stage for one of it's most ambitious missions - Universal Healthcare Coverage - which includes availability of free medicine for all, reports CNBC-TV18's Archana Shukla.
All-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been named in a preliminary 30-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup, raising hopes of a return to international cricket after undergoing cancer treatment.
India's second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto is expected to report a flat earnings growth in first quarter as two-wheeler companies battle a slowdown in domestic sales and export markets like Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has refuted reports that the country's military presence in the Tamil-dominated north represented five soldiers per civilian, with the army claiming that its current strength in Jaffna was about 10,000.
Dreaming to play for India again, Yuvraj Singh is eyeing the T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka for a comeback but admits that he needs some serious match practice to get into the groove for the rigours of international cricket.
The second largest two-wheeler maker in India, Bajaj Auto reported a dip in total sales for the month of June. Its total sales dropped to 6% year-on-year to 3,45,162 units as demand for motorcycles in India slowed down. A disruption in three-wheeler sales in Eygpt and Sri-Lanka also hit the company‘s exports.
India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has raised the possibility of a return to international cricket at September's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka after undergoing cancer treatment.
India's second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto's sales in May declined 2% year-on-year to 3,52,219 units as commercial vehicles tumbled and exports to Sri Lanka continued to be hit.
Sri Lanka will conduct investigations into the allegations of war abuses, the island nation's foreign minister said while presenting a detailed reconciliation plan to the US
Bajaj Auto has for long been a dominant number two player in the Indian two-wheeler market. But its dominance is being challenged by Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India.
Diversified business conglomerate ITC Ltd said its wholly-owned arm in Sri Lanka has acquired land for a mixed-use hospitality project in the island nation.
Sri Lanka did not give any assurance to India on devolution of powers to provinces when an Indian MPs delegation met President Mahinda Rajapaksa on April 21, media here has claimed.
US stocks rose on Wednesday, bouncing back after five days of sharp losses that pushed the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq below their key technical levels.
The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre on Wednesday cancelled the tsunami watch for the Indian Ocean areas, hours after two major earthquakes, measuring 8.6 and 8.2 on Richter Scale, hit Indonesia.
AIADMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced that she was withdrawing her party's lone representative from the MP delegation to Sri Lanka