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Do you have a bank account?”“No.”“Didn’t you open one in the Jan Dhan Yojana?”“What’s that?”Manohar Lal, who rides a cycle rickshaw near Kaushambi metro station in Ghaziabad, is one of the lakhs of people who are clueless about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project on financial inclusion. Hailing from a village in Nalanda in Bihar,...
Nifty hits record high above 9,000   03 March, 2015
Mumbai: The Nifty rose to a record high on Tuesday, led by gains in Reliance Industries after CLSA said the conglomerate could report a record profit for the fourth quarter.The 50-share index rose as much as 0.58 pct to 9,008.40, surpassing its previous record of 8,996.60 hit on January 30.Hopes India's weightage in MSCI indexes would increase due to the government's proposal to merge...
Bharti Airtel, China Mobile tie up for evolving technology   03 March, 2015
New Delhi: Bharti Airtel has entered into a strategic collaboration with China Mobile under which the two companies will work towards the growth of the LTE (long term evolution) ecosystem and evolving mobile technology standards, a company statement said here Tuesday.A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua and Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti...
Nifty touches new high, crosses 9,000 mark   03 March, 2015
Continuing with the post-budget euphoria, the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) breached the 9,000-point mark in the intra-day trade for the first time.The Nifty touched an intra-day high of 9,008.40 points, surpassing the previous record of 8,972.35 points on Monday. The index had earlier breached the 8,996.60 points mark on Jan 30.On September 1, 2014, it had breached...
'India needs sustained GDP growth of 9-10 pc'   03 March, 2015
New York: India's economy needs to reach an annual growth rate of 9 per cent to 10 per cent and then sustain that activity "many, many more years than 10 years" in order to improve infrastructure and bring down rampant poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday."We need resources and I can't get resources until I grow by 9 to 10 per cent. And therefore I would...
Harvard meet to discuss India's path to global leadership   03 March, 2015
Govt to amend RBI Act to form monetary policy panel   02 March, 2015
Union Budget: Mood mixed at Moody's   02 March, 2015
Pak should grant NDMA status to India: Assocham   02 March, 2015
Sensex surges 185 points   02 March, 2015
Budget shows commitment to keep fiscal deficit low: S&P   02 March, 2015
New law to track black money: Jaitley   28 February, 2015
Wealth tax abolished; extra 2 pc surcharge on super rich   28 February, 2015
Sensex surges over 200 points   28 February, 2015
Jaitley proposes gold bonds, monetisation schemes   28 February, 2015
Budget gives slew of benefits to local electronic goods makers   28 February, 2015
Petrol, diesel prices hiked by over Rs 3/litre   28 February, 2015
Ashoka Charka gold coin soon   28 February, 2015
DLF reviewing $8.4 million SEBI penalty   27 February, 2015
Railway Budget Highlights   26 February, 2015
Consolidated Budget Highlights   28 February, 2015
Jaitley to present first full-year budget   28 February, 2015
Jaitley proposes universal social security system   28 February, 2015
Direct tax collection estimated at Rs.14.49 lakh crore   28 February, 2015
Prabhu sharply hikes freight rates   26 February, 2015
General Budget Highlights   28 February, 2015
Sensex down 261 points; auto stocks fall   26 February, 2015
Indian economy fastest-growing in the world: Jaitley   28 February, 2015
Test for Modi's reform zeal in make-or-break budget   28 February, 2015
Survey pegs India's growth at over 8 per cent   27 February, 2015
India to embark on rail investment splurge   25 February, 2015
'More jobs, 10-15% increments likely in next few months'   25 February, 2015
Rail stocks fall by 6% ahead of budget   25 February, 2015
Passengers spared, freight rates hiked   26 February, 2015
Prabhu's budget fails to muster investor confidence   26 February, 2015
The god of small videos   21 February, 2015
Common ground.   21 February, 2015
Spending force   21 February, 2015
Fiscal reforms to determine India's ratings: Moody's   25 February, 2015
Smartphones: Used is the new cool   24 February, 2015
Prabhu to present maiden rail budget today   26 February, 2015
Pan-India mobile number portability from May 3   25 February, 2015
Foundation tone   21 February, 2015
Modi accepts Finance Commission's hike in states' share   24 February, 2015
Keep the administrative cost low   21 February, 2015
'Inclusive growth top priority of govt'   23 February, 2015
Over 1 lakh visitors at air show grand finale   23 February, 2015
Control fiscal deficit, says India Inc   22 February, 2015
RBI eases restrictions on shadow bank lending   21 February, 2015
Vistara launches maiden service to Goa   20 February, 2015
RBI gets tougher on unlimited credit   20 February, 2015
HAL to make light utility choppers   19 February, 2015
'RBI right in lifting ban on importing gold coins'   19 February, 2015
Sony sees 25-fold profit jump by 2018   18 February, 2015
Reliance Group says its firm cooperating with authorities   23 February, 2015 acquires fashion portal   18 February, 2015
Europe arms sellers aim for comeback in India   20 February, 2015
Asia shares rise on reduced Greek pessimism   18 February, 2015
Nokia India, HCL sign 3-year contract   17 February, 2015
Infosys buys automation firm Panaya   16 February, 2015
India's wholesale inflation declines   16 February, 2015
Samsung launches new phones, 'convertible' fridge   16 February, 2015
Customs duty on crude oil may be re-introduced   16 February, 2015
Bank strike likely from Feb 25 onwards   15 February, 2015
Modernise Indian agriculture: Modi   14 February, 2015
Model villages to get roads on priority basis   13 February, 2015
Gold prices swing to premium   13 February, 2015
Rupee gains; confidence returns on rate cuts   13 February, 2015
Sahara to take legal action against Mirach   12 February, 2015
Govt to go ahead with privatisation   12 February, 2015
India likely to keep lead over China in gold consumption   12 February, 2015
Mirach asks SC to let it buy Sahara assets   11 February, 2015
Modi invites global manufacturers to Make in India   14 February, 2015
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