Movies today are made for a certain class: Javed Akhtar

Veteran scriptwriter and poet, Javed Akhtar, feels movies today are made for a certain class of audience and filmmakers only target metro cities for their project`s release.

`Indian business environment complicated’

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said India`s business environment is "complicated" for investors who want policy stability.

Courts need to improve "structure": Khurshid

After India lost an arbitration case over delayed judicial decisions, Khurshid emphasised on the need to improve "structure" of courts.

Govt must rein in rising public debt

The interest payment's share to the total non-plan expenditure would be 33 percent in 2012-13, whereas in 2008-09 it stood at 31.6 percent, according to the report.

Kudankulam: Assocham welcomes TN govt`s decision

Industry body Assocham on Tuesday welcomed Jayalalithaa government`s decision to go ahead with the Rs 13,000-crore Kudankulam nuclear power plant.

`PM, higher judiciary be kept out of Lokpal ambit`

The Prime Minister and the higher judiciary should be kept out of the ambit of the Lokpal, according to leading business chambers body Assocham.

Steps to fight global crisis at right time: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
on Sunday said that the global economic crisis have had an impact
on India.

`Working women have unhealthy children`

Most of the working mothers have unhealthy children with problems like obesity, a lifestyle study by Assocham said.

F1 may generate Rs 90K crore revenue in next 10 years: Assocham

The F1 GP race in India could generate revenues of over Rs 90,000 crore in the next 10 years, industry body Assocham said on Friday.

Assocham urges Centre to resolve Noida land issue

Industry body Assocham on Tuesday
urged the Centre to help resolve the dispute between farmers
and Noida authority over land acquisition.

Inflation hits household savings: Assocham

Household saving rate of an average employee in metros has come down by 45 percent in last six years due to an exorbitant increase in prices of essential commodities, fuel and education, an Assocham survey on said.

Assocham`s 5-pt strategy for Indian eco

Industry body Assocham Sunday came out with a five-point strategy focusing on infrastructure, good governance and education to transform India into a developed economy.

Assocham proposes national poll fund for parties

In a bid to stem out corruption and inflow of black money during election campaigns, an industry lobby has asked the government to create a national fund supported by budgetary provisions for political parties.

Durga Jasraj to chair culture committee

Durga has been appointed the chairperson of Assocham's culture committee.

Assocham proposes to set up 14 industrial clusters in Bihar

Assocham General Secretary D S Rawat said that proposed clusters will provide jobs to 6 lakh people.

`Regular health check-ups will reduce absenteeism`

Employees undergoing regular medical check-ups can reduce absenteeism rate by 2-3%, says a study.

`Regular health check-ups will reduce absenteeism`

Employees undergoing regular medical check-ups can reduce absenteeism rate by 2-3%, says a study.

‘Drinking, smoking by workers cost Cos Rs 800 cr’

Smoking and excessive drinking by employees was resulting in an annual loss of about Rs 700 to Rs 800 crore for companies.

Economy to expand by 7.4% in current fiscal: Assocham

With the economy likely to perform better in the last quarter, industry body Assocham expects the country to clock a growth rate of 7.4 per cent, marginally exceeding the official estimate.

Stimulus package should continue: Assocham

Assocham wants the govt to continue the stimulus package in order to sustain growth rate.