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India, Japan decide to sort out issues concerning SEZ

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 21:17

Japan is assisting India in the development of industrial corridors including Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.

Govt not to hike import duty on sugar

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 17:50

Rejecting the demand to hike import duty on sugar to 40 percent, the Finance Ministry on Friday said the levy will be retained at the existing level of 15 percent.

No proposal to lower gold import duty: FinMin

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 16:42

The Finance Ministry on Friday said at present it has no proposal to lower customs duty on gold from the current 10 percent.

No decision on FDI in supermarkets: Sitharaman

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:24

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government opposes the policy put in place by its predecessor to allow foreign supermarkets to operate in India.

Govt has no proposal to reduce gold import duty

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:59

India, desperate to trim a gaping current account deficit, took a slew of measures last year to curb demand for bullion, its second-biggest import after oil.

India sticks to tough stand; PM, FM, Nirmala discuss WTO pact

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:58

India is unlikely to yield to pressure of developed nations on pushing the WTO's Bali agreement without addressing New Delhi's concern on food security issues at the Geneva meeting on Thursday.

Govt using information from various nations to check tax evasion

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:12

The government on Tuesday said it is effectively using the information received from various countries to combat the menace of tax evasion and avoidance.

33 Mutual Fund houses violate '20-25 rule': Sitharaman

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:27

Sebi monitors the bi-monthly compliance reports and half yearly trustee reports being submitted by AMC and Trustees respectively to the regulators. 

Companies' CSR works to be monitored from next year: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:10

Companies with a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore or more, at least Rs 500 crore net worth or minimum Rs 5 crore net profit are required to spend on CSR.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Do a reality check on FTAs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 14:57

The Economic Survey Wednesday made a case for a "reality check" on large number of free trade pacts implemented by the country as they are adversely impacting the domestic industry.

No proposal to dilute govt ownership in PSBs below 50%: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 19:21

The government on Tuesday said there is no proposal to dilute its ownership in public sector banks (PSBs) below 50 percent.

Javadekar, Sitharaman take oath in Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 13:47

Union ministers Prakash Javedkar and Nirmla Sitharaman and senior JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and NCP`s Praful Patel on Monday took oath as members of Rajya Sabha.