Islamabad: Pakistan is defying mounting Western pressure to end a giant tax dodge with fewer and fewer people contributing to government coffers, spelling dire consequences for a sagging economy
New Delhi: The Food Ministry is scheduled to hold a meeting tomorrow to discuss steps for reducing food wastage at weddings and social gatherings.
"The issue of food wastage and
Washington: Thanks to rapid growth in India and China, two-thirds of developing countries are on track or close to meeting key targets for tackling extreme poverty and hunger, the World Bank and
New Delhi: One of the top mega trends that will influence and shape the world in the coming years would be reverse brain drain, with a steady flow of foreign nationals and migrants returning back
Islamabad: The government is "suffering from creeping paralysis" as there has been "a chronic, extended, and predictably ongoing failure" to effectively manage the economy, a Pakistani daily said
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Thursday discounted Opposition claims
that his government was economically bankrupt and said that
the situation had never been so
New Delhi: Buying a diesel vehicle in Delhi just got expensive. In a bid to contain the pollution in the capital city the state government raised the Value Added Tax (VAT) of
New Delhi: India`s biggest challenge is to achieve economic growth while conserving forests and keeping its rivers clean, Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh said Monday.
London: NRI steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has retained his top position as the richest Asian in the UK.
According to the Asian Rich List 2011 by Eastern Eye, a weekly publication brought out
New Delhi: Deceleration in manufacturing and mining sectors pulled down the factory output growth rate to a meagre 3.7 percent during January, possibly prompting the Reserve Bank to take a re-look
Coimbatore: The former ISRO chief Saturday said there has been `no fiasco` on the S-band spectrum deal between the space agency`s commercial arm Antrix Corporation and a private company and
New Delhi: A coin of Rs.150 denomination was released by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here Saturday, bearing the portrait of Chanakya, lotus and honeybee, to conclude the celebrations to mark
London: The annual limit on hiring skilled workers from India and other non-European Union nations is already hampering the ability of British employers to fill key positions, according to a new
New Delhi: Railways are unlikely to carry out any major changes in passenger fares in the Rail Budget for the eighth year in succession, even as more than 100 new trains could be announced,
New Delhi: For the first time in the country`s minting history, government will issue coins of Rs 150, marking the number of years of taxation in India.
The special coins, to be released by
New Delhi: Facing flak over its tax-friendly regime allegedly facilitating the flow of black money, Mauritius has promised full support to India`s quest for unearthing the source and destination
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday questioned the CEO of Essar Telecom, Prashant Ruia, at its headquarters in connection with the 2G telecom scam, officials said.
New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja
was remanded on Monday to CBI custody for 3 more days for
interrogation on his alleged role in 2G spectrum allocation
scam along with Swam Telecom-
Kandi: India`s oil import bill will be a matter of concern if oil prices shoot up further, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday.
"At this point of time, the trade balance and the
Kolkata: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday yet again ruled out disclosing names of those who have stashed away money in tax havens abroad but disclosed that notices have been sent to
New Delhi: Ashok Chawla, who took over as
Finance Secretary during the turbulent times in the aftermath
of the global economic downturn more than two years ago,
retired Monday from service
New Delhi: Per capita income of Indians grew by 14.5 percent to Rs 46,492 in 2009-10 from Rs 40,605 in the year-ago period, as per the revised data released by the government Monday.
New Delhi: Government Thursday found itself on the backfoot in the Supreme Court which asked why action has not been taken against those who have stashed blackmoney in foreign countries and asked
New Delhi: Presenting an optimistic hiring scenario, majority of the recruiters expect creation of more jobs as well as good pay hikes for existing employees in the coming months, according to a
New Delhi: India and Indonesia Tuesday signed USD 15.1 billion worth of memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for investments in Indonesia, mainly focused on developing airports, rail and power
Day in Pics: 24th October
Showbiz World - October 24, 2014
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