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BCCI seeks government clearance on Pakistan series

BCCI seeks government clearance on Pakistan series

Anurag Thakur confirmed that BCCI has formally sought the clearance of the central government to play Pakistan.

India to tighten screws on banks' ''window dressing'' of accounts

India`s government is set to overhaul annual targets for public sector lenders this month, ending a focus on size that has long encouraged banks to inflate their loans and deposits at the year-end to hit growth objectives.

Rajan favours punishing black money holders

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday favoured punishing black money holders by streamlining laws that should be enforced better.

Strong Govt doesn't move always in right direction: Raghuram Rajan

Strong Govt doesn't move always in right direction: Raghuram Rajan

He further said that in many areas of government and regulation the country needs more specialists with domain knowledge and experience.

Only govt spending can kick start economy: HSBC report

With an over-leveraged corporates and stressed banking assets, the onus of getting the economy back on track has fallen again on an equally stressed government, says a report.

'Study on ease of doing biz not in line with reality'

Government on Wednesday said the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking for India is "not in line with the reality" and has asked the multilateral lending body to reassess the parameters.

Failure to clinch global customs deal could affect other talks: WTO

Late last month, India torpedoed a deal to simplify, standardize and streamline the rules for shipping goods across borders, know as "trade facilitation".

D&B Business Optimism Index rises over 11% for Q3 2014

A stable government at the Centre seems to have had an impact on the country's business climate, as India Inc's optimism index for the third quarter of this year has registered an increase of over 11 percent over last year, a Dun & Bradstreet report has said.

Import ban on milk items from China extended by one year

The government has again extended the ban on imports of milk and its products from China for one more year till June 2015.

Majority of young Indians feel corruption widespread in govt

An overwhelming majority of Indians feel that corruption is widespread in their government and believe that current government has not been able to do enough to combat it, according to a latest opinion poll conducted by the US-based Gallup Poll.