Sunil Bharti Mittal, Anand Mahindra, Cyrus Mistry, Anil Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla and many others came forth pouring good wishes for Narendra Modi.
India lost its appeal at the World Trade Organization in a dispute over solar power on Friday, failing to overturn a U.S. complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector.
India is now increasingly seen as a destination for innovation and digital transformation mainly due to some of its recently launched initiatives like 'Startup India' and 'Digital India', American entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from the Mid-West have said.
Government has slashed prices of 10 more drugs while bringing eight new medicines, including paracetamol, under price control for the first time in its bid to cap cost of over 800 plus formulations to make them affordable.
In sweeping reforms aimed at boosting pulse production and checking prices, a CEA-led panel today called for raising the support price by up to Rs 1,000 per quintal and lifting of export ban and stock limit, besides promoting GM crops.
Implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) is bound to be a "game changer" for India's manufacturing sector and will enhance ease of doing business in the country.
India has slipped by 10 positions to 112th, out of 159 countries and territories, as it "fared badly" across categories including legal system and regulation.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said 4 PSU banks are "investigating from their branches" whether money in some Jandhan accounts was deposited by account holders themselves or by business correspondents to keep the number of zero-balance accounts low.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday expressed hope that the Reserve Bank will keep in mind the decline in retail inflation while deciding on interest rates at its policy review meeting on October 4.
India on Friday extended a fresh $750-million credit line to Nepal for post-earthquake reconstruction.
Government has formally notified the GST Council, which will decide on the tax rate, exempted goods and the threshold under the new taxation regime.
The rupee which is currently hovering around 67 per dollar level is expected to shift from a depreciation path to a consolidative trend over the next 12 months, says a DBS report.
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New Delhi: Hamsafar Express, the new fully AC 3 tier train with optional catering is slated to go on tracks in October.
Petrol will cost Rs 64.05 a litre as against Rs 63.47.
Government will soon launch three expressway projects -- Delhi-Amritsar-Katra, Delhi-Jaipur and Vadodara-Mumbai -- soon at a cost of about Rs 1,32,000 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Thursday said.
More than 50 lakh passengers have opted for train travel insurance scheme till this afternoon making the passenger-friendly initiative a big hit.
Agencies using data from Aadhaar will now have to inform the holder of the card the manner in which the details will be used to ensure the information is not misused.
India's exports declined for the second consecutive month in August by 0.3 percent to USD 21.51 billion due to dip in shipments of products like petroleum and leather.
Fare hike is not the only way to deal with losses of Indian Railways in passenger services business, Niti Aayog said, revealing that the "inefficiencies" in the cost structure also contribute to it.
Targeting to roll out the ambitious GST on April 1 next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed that all steps required in this direction should be completed before that date.