Last decade was a `wasted` opportunity, says BJP

Blaming the Congress-led UPA for the poor state of country`s economy, BJP today said it was not global meltdown but absence of leadership, dual power centres and inherent corruption which led to the flight of investment.

Pranab backs PM`s claim, says fundamentals of economy strong

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday backed PM Manmohan Singh`s claim that the fundamentals of Indian economy were strong.

`India needs Rs 1.63 lakh cr investment in healthcare by 2017`

The Indian healthcare sector will need a total capital investment of Rs 1,62,500 crore to provide accessible and affordable healthcare during the 12th Plan period, says a report.

Industrialists apprehensive of investing in Punjab: Tewari

Manish Tewari on Wednesday hit out at the SAD-BJP government over its investment policy, alleging that industrialists who came to the state were asked to provide a "share" to those in power here.

Hungary opens consulate in Mumbai; invites India Inc to invest

Visiting Hungarian premier Viktor Orban today said his country is looking at increasing bilateral trade with India as he invited investments from the corporates.

Adequate investment needed in education, medical sectors: Prez

Asserting that India is a land of boundless opportunities, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday stressed for adequate investment in education and medical sectors for betterment of society.

Indian investments into Britain phenomenal: London Mayor

London Mayor Boris Johnson has described the post-Olympic surge in Indian investments into Britain as "phenomenal".

Moily orders bureaucrats to clear pending cases or face action

With indecision in past 2-3 years holding up investment, Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has ordered bureaucrats to clear pending cases or face action.

Illegal migrants may be banned from entering Russia

Foreigners coming to Russia may be denied entry for 10 years if they repeatedly violate immigration rules, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

WHO calls for investment in disaster management

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday called on countries for greater investment in strengthening the resilience of communities to save lives during disasters and emergencies.

Chandy dangles 2.4-trillioninvestment carrot

Chandy strove to stave off the past anti-investment image by inviting captains of Corporate India to take part in Rs 2.4-trillion investment.

Investing in Iraq requires patience, drinking tea

Foreign investors seeking a foothold in Iraq take heed: you`ll need a healthy dose of patience and a love of tea.

States seek more investments by overseas Indians

Chief Ministers of several states on Monday wooed more investments from overseas
Indians by flaunting developmental initiatives

Shirdi investment in FDs, bonds exceeds Rs 500 cr

The Sai Baba temple at Shirdi, has amassed
huge fortune with its investment in fixed deposits with banks
and government securities exceeding Rs 500 crore mark.

Nepal`s PM calls for Indian investment

Khanal welcomed the new positive developments of
industrial and business prospects in the state of West Bengal.

ED probe into Ramdev`s offshore assets, investment

The ED has begun a discreet probe into the offshore assets and investments made by yoga guru Ramdev and institutions
affiliated to him.

Turkish PM pledges more investment for Kurds

The PM however stopped short of any commitment sought by Kurdish leaders.

Madhuri secretly plans to buy a mall in the US?

Bollywood’s dhak dhak girl Madhuri Dixit, who has settled down in the US post her marriage to NRI Dr Shriram Nene is planning to invest a huge sum of money in property.

Haryana minister ridicules UP, Gujarat while seeking investment

Inviting investments into his
state, a senior Haryana minister ridiculed some other
states, particularly Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, suggesting
governments there allowed bootlegging and other mafia to
thrive freely.

Infosys to start new campus in Shanghai

The country`s second largest software exporter Infosys Technologies Saturday said it plans to invest between USD 125-150 million in its new campus in Shanghai, China.