India Inc calls for revising gas pricing formula
India Inc calls for revising gas pricing formula

After Moody's and Standard & Poor's, now the Indian industry has said that the new gas price formula of governrment is not conducive for exploration and production activity in the country

Private guards to be trained to act as 'eyes and ears' of law enforcers

 Private security guards who keep a vigil on various establishments such as corporate offices, housing societies and malls will soon perform the role of 'eyes and ears' of law enforcement agencies, with the Home Ministry deciding to formulate a plan for their training.

Rajnath hints giving training to private security guards

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday hinted providing training to 50 lakh private security guards, who protect several establishments across the country.

Make in India helped improve business environment, says Ficci

With government's Make in India initiative completing one year Friday, industry chamber Ficci said the initiative has helped attract investments and improved business environment in the country.


OROP budget will be met, says Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the expenditure for implementing One Rank One Pension will be just 2.2 percent more from the allocated budget for the defence ministry.

PM Modi to meet India Inc on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet industry leaders Tuesday to deliberate on the recent developments in the global economic scenario and opportunities it presents for India.

ILO, FICCI sign pact with eye on MSME productivity

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and FICCI Wednesday took their partnership to the next level by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to impart training to MSMEs to make them competitive and boost productivity.

Infusion of Rs 70,000 cr in PSBs will fuel economic gowth: FICCI

Welcoming government's plan to recapitalise public sector banks with infusion of Rs 70,000 crore over the next four years, FICCI Monday said it augurs well for the banking sector and will help fuel economic growth.

Ficci panel meets Jaitley, suggests measures to boost textiles

Representatives from a Ficci panel on Saturday met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on issues related to the textiles sector and pitched increase in allocation of funds under Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme and interest subvention for exporters.

Ficci writes to PMO, reels off steps to improve ease of biz

With an eye on improving ease of doing business in the MSME sector, industry body Ficci has written to the Prime Minister's Office suggesting ways to tackle contentious issues, including land acquisition, 'inspector raj' and regulations and their compliance.

Insurgents, militants funded by drug and fake currency trade

Insurgent and militant groups in the country, including those in the north east get huge funds from illicit trade in drugs and fake currency, Assam Additional Director General of Police Mukul Sahay said on Tuesday.

Draft IPR Policy under inter-ministerial consultation: Nirmala

The Commerce and Industry Ministry would send the draft National IPR Policy for Cabinet's approval after getting inputs from different departments, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Monday.

'Iran N-deal may revive long-pending gas pipelines to India'

The landmark nuclear deal reached between major world powers and Iran will lead to an increase in oil exports from the West Asian nation to India, and may revive the long-pending gas pipeline projects involving the two countries, industry body Ficci said Tuesday.

Ficci-World Bank join hands to advance Millennium Alliance

Industry body Ficci Monday announced a partnership with the World Bank to advance the Millennium Alliance (MA) initiative.

New Development Bank must promote joint BRICS projects: FICCI

Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's thrust on deeper economic cooperation between BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations, Ficci Thursday said the New Development Bank must promote projects in infrastructure, renewable energy and skill development.

Expect Cabinet approval on spectrum sharing by month-end: Secy

Speaking at a FICCI event here, Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg said the spectrum sharing and trading guidelines have almost been finalised at the department level and Cabinet note has been circulated.

India story is on a firm footing: Arun Jaitley
India story is on a firm footing: Arun Jaitley

Dispelling any notion of waiting and watching by the long-term investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Wednesday that the India story is on a firm footing and whatever outstanding issues are there are under the government`s active consideration.

FM Jaitley to hold meeting with top US CEOs today
FM Jaitley to hold meeting with top US CEOs today

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will hold meetings with top CEOs of American financial companies during his nine-day visit to the US on Wednesday.

'India, US must increase cooperation in financial services sector'
'India, US must increase cooperation in financial services sector'

India's financial services sector offers huge opportunities to US companies and both the nations must increase cooperation in areas, including, infrastructure financing, insurance, pension and corporate bond market, a Ficci report said on Tuesday.