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US economic delegation to arrive in India today

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 03:43

A delegation headed by Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the US and Foreign Commercial Service, Arun M Kumar is expected to arrive in India on Saturday.

European markets settle after Portugal-led rout

European markets settle after Portugal-led rout

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:24

European shares were still on track to post a sharp weekly loss as investors reassess stretched valuations for global equities amid a slower-than-expected pace of economic recovery in the euro zone.

Special Economic Zones will be strengthened: Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:04

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the government is committed to revive the Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

Govt approves expansion of highways in five states

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 21:50

On the Delhi-Meerut expressway, construction of connected roads would be undertaken.

Chidamabaram appreciates restrained language of Eco Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:52

Chidambaram welcomed the declaration of the NDA government that "the emphasis of policy would have to remain on fiscal consolidation and removal of structural constraints".

Economic Survey 2013-14: Housing prices rose in 24 cities during 2007-13

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:47

Real Estate and ownership of dwellings with a share of 5.9 percent in India's GDP, grew by 5.6 percent in 2012-13.

Economic Survey 203-14: FDI in railways should be examined carefully, quickly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:15

Noting that FDI and privatisation in railway sector could be the next big ticket reforms, the Economic Survey today said the government's proposal to relax FDI in railways should be examined carefully and quickly.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Revive investment to boost growth, jobs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:10

The pre-Budget Economic Survey on Wednesday called for investments, especially in infrastructure, to revive growth and jobs while carrying out tax and subsidy reforms for fiscal consolidation, projecting an up to 5.9 percent GDP growth this year.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Global deals on climate should address India's concerns

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:04

Global targets for all countries to achieve sustainable development should be looked at in the context of historical, spatial and other dimensions.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Worsening structural constraints led to sub-5% growth

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:02

"Ill-targeted subsidies cramped fiscal space for public investment and distorted the allocation of resources," it added.

Economic Survey 2013-14: 'More needs to be done to give quality, affordable healthcare'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:00

The allocations for the health sector have increased over the years, it added.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Govt to come out with simplified norms for DRs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:49

The government Wednesday said it will come out with simplified norms for Depository Receipts after making necessary amendments in tax regulations.