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Economy to grow 5.8 pc in 2014-15
Reuters
New Delhi: India's economy is on course to grow by around 5.8 per cent in the fiscal year to March 2015, the finance ministry's top official said on Thursday, expressing confidence that "green shoots" of recovery were taking hold.Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram told an industry event that industrial production data suggested that corporate order books are building up.Mayaram...
'Falling crude, coal prices huge positive for India'   
Falling prices of crude oil, thermal coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) are huge positive for India as energy imports account for 36 per cent of its total imports last fiscal, research firm Crisil Research said."The prices of crude oil, thermal coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) will be under pressure in the long term because of structural shifts like surge in supplies, move to alternate...
'Will tighten banking risk management'   
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the government was working to tighten up risk management in the banking sector, responding to recent scandals that have raised doubts about lending practices at state banks.Jaitley did not name any bank, but his comments followed the launch of an investigation into whether the head of state-controlled Syndicate Bank took bribes to...
Royalty on minerals to swell 41 pc   
Mineral-rich states like Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand will be the biggest beneficiaries of hike in royalty rates by the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday. The royalty to mineral rich States would increase by 41 per cent to Rs 13,274 crore from Rs 9,406 crore (2011-12) after the much-awaited decision yesterday, an official statement said. "With this...
RBI to regulate illegal money taking entities   
The Reserve Bank is working with the government to bring about changes in the law to regulate the entities who are illegally accepting deposits from the public, Deputy Governor R Gandhi said today. "There are a number of companies that are registered as finance companies but are not regulated by the Reserve Bank. There are incorporated companies and unincorporated entities who are...
PPF deposit limit hiked to Rs 1.5 L   20 August, 2014
High-level panel set up to revamp FCI   20 August, 2014
Nifty retreats from record high   20 August, 2014
Govt calls meeting to speed up ACC proposals   20 August, 2014
ICICI offers EMI against debit card   19 August, 2014
Railways seeks report from DRMs on high-speed trains   20 August, 2014
Corporates routing money abroad?   19 August, 2014
Modi to dedicate super thermal power project   20 August, 2014
Degrees of change   16 August, 2014
Modified draft Indian Financial Code likely by mid-2015   20 August, 2014
Nifty marks second consecutive record high   19 August, 2014
Dr Reddys under scanner for packaging violations   20 August, 2014
Losses on sale of diesel rise to Rs 1.78/litre   19 August, 2014
Nifty approaches record high   18 August, 2014
India hopeful of solution to food subsidy issue   19 August, 2014
Govt mulling mining bill to allow private players   19 August, 2014
China hopes WTO can resolve differences   18 August, 2014
Sultan of Brunei bids for Sahara's luxury hotels   18 August, 2014
Jaitley for rationalising subsidies   16 August, 2014
'No contradiction in being pro-biz, pro-poor'   18 August, 2014
'Changes to related party transaction norms significant'   18 August, 2014
China must improve income distribution: President   18 August, 2014
New challenges in store for premium carriers   14 August, 2014
Civil Aviation Min issues series of instructions to Air India   14 August, 2014
Kumar is audacious, always striving for perfection: Birla   14 August, 2014
Syndicate Bank CMD remanded   12 August, 2014
Plane complicated   09 August, 2014
Maha mulling crop insurance on rain-related conditions   14 August, 2014
Desi touch   09 August, 2014
Bheem come true   09 August, 2014
Gold import rules likely to stay until next year: WGC   14 August, 2014
Trade has increased despite border tensions: study   13 August, 2014
For some fans of Modi, so far, so disappointing   13 August, 2014
Nifty, auto stocks gain   11 August, 2014
'US among top three investment destinations'   12 August, 2014
Call for change   13 February, 2012
Mutual fund industry welcomes govt's move   11 August, 2014
'Full financial inclusion can boost GDP by 0.9%'   12 August, 2014
New tech could display traffic signs inside vehicles   11 August, 2014
Israel visitor numbers nosedive during Gaza offensive   11 August, 2014
Tata Steel shuts down Odisha plant   09 August, 2014
Crony capitalism hampers economic growth: Rajan   11 August, 2014
Sensex down more than 200 points   08 August, 2014
Bonding within   07 February, 2012
Wake-up call   21 January, 2012
Ambanis spark reunion talk   30 December, 2011
Midas touch   16 December, 2011
Wheels 'n' apps   17 December, 2011
Future perfect   12 December, 2011
Dubai seventh most popular destination   04 June, 2013
More steps to curb gold import   03 June, 2013
New DTC Bill to be tabled in Parliament   07 June, 2013
IndiGo says allowed to import 28 A320s   03 June, 2013
US exempts India from sanctions   06 June, 2013
Internships emerging as key tool   03 June, 2013
No leadership role for son Rohan: Murthy   01 June, 2013
Windows gains amid Apple-Android clash   04 June, 2013
Infosys recalls Murthy for 5 years   01 June, 2013
India to remain on top: Dr Cherian   03 June, 2013
LinkedIn boosts security   01 June, 2013
Petrol, diesel prices up   01 June, 2013
Growing gaps   12 December, 2011
Rate hikes affected growth   26 November, 2011
Dues and woes   03 December, 2011
Occupational hazards   26 November, 2011
Director’s cut   28 November, 2011
Note knot   28 November, 2011
It’s not flying!   19 November, 2011
King-size life   19 November, 2011
Crude system   19 November, 2011
Space odyssey   18 November, 2011
There is a dearth of qualified persons   18 November, 2011
Do not give up your dreams   18 November, 2011
Old bytes, new hats   11 November, 2011
Centre mulls ban on ponzi ads   22 July, 2013
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