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Assocham for allowing field trials in GM crops

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 18:05

Industry body Assocham has pitched for allowing field trials in biotechnology (BT) crops, terming it as a `pro-poor` step that will help in raising food production to feed the country`s rising population.

Online retail category expands by 65%

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:49

With increasing number of people preferring to shop online, the retail category penetration has increased to 65 percent and has grown to 53.4 million visitors a month, an overall growth of 15 percent annually, according to a report.

PSUs are back in reckoning among B-school graduates: Survey

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 10:56

Business school graduates are now increasingly preferring to work in public sector undertakings over private entities owing to a plethora of factors including job security and lucrative salaries besides generous perks and special allowances, according a recent survey.

NRI lawyer appointed Chairman of ASSOCHAM's UK unit

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:07

Vijay Goel, a leading London-based lawyer, has been appointed as the Chairman of the UK's unit of ASSOCHAM.

`Rioting and arson in Saharanpur caused Rs 244 crore loss`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 14:25

Recent incidents of rioting and arson in Saharanpur has led to a loss of about Rs 244 crore to the city, says an Assocham study.

'India Inc expects marginal relief in interest rates by RBI'

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:08

This was the second time in a row that interest rates were left unchanged amid demands for moderation to spur growth.

Govt must review policies governing infra industries: Assocham

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:30

"The ambiguity associated with the fixing of the price of gas has been affecting the performance of oil and gas sector," Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said.

RBI working on system for exit by businesses facing bankruptcy

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:26

RBI has started working on an enabling system for banks that will help those entrepreneurs seeking an honourable exit from unattractive ventures.

Assocham seeks tax incentives, infra status for ports in Budget

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 12:31

Industry body Assocham has sought tax incentives, market-linked tariff rates and grant of infrastructure status to the port industry in the upcoming budget for turning India's coastline into a growth catalyst.

Encourage foreign investment in railways sector: Assocham

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 22:20

The government should develop infrastructure and encourage foreign investment in the railways sector, trade body ASSOCHAM has said.

'Set up gold bank, gold deposit a/c to minimise smuggling'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:24

The government should establish a gold bank and introduce a gold deposit account operated through scheduled commercial banks to minimise smuggling of the yellow metal, industry body Assocham said Wednesday.

Assocham suggests measures to boost agriculture growth

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:51

The immediate measures also include encouraging high value agriculture like horticulture, floriculture, fisheries, poultry and dairy to enhance job creation.