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Sunday February 9, 2014
The Planning Commission and other high-level panels such as the Expert Committee on Road Map for Coal Sector Reforms, also known as the T L Shankar Committee, had recommended restructuring CIL in view of the rapidly increasing demand for coal, the ne...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 6, 2014
India will extend visa-on arrival to tourists of all nations barring eight, as it looks to boost tourism, Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday.
Monday February 3, 2014
India's north-eastern region can generate revenue of Rs 650-670 crore every year by taping its hydro power potential, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Monday.
Tuesday January 28, 2014
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday said there is not much of a case for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lower the interest rates.
Tuesday January 14, 2014
Ahead of a quarterly policy review by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said controlling inflation should not be the only target of central banks.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Monday January 6, 2014
Former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, indicted for sexual harassment, is reportedly planning to step down as the chief of the West Bengal human rights panel.
Tuesday December 17, 2013
The minister said the Finance Minister, in his budget speech, had announced public-private participation (PPP) with CIL as one of the partners to augment coal production.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 5, 2013
The Pakistan Supreme Court today ordered action against former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and several others in the multi-billion Rupees development funds case.
Friday November 29, 2013
Enthused by the improvements expected in macro-economic situation soon, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Friday said India can achieve 6 per cent economic growth next fiscal and that the second half of this fiscal could b...
Wednesday November 27, 2013
According to the government data available, India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or economy grew at a decade low rate of 5 per cent in the last fiscal.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and requested him to provide financial assistance of Rs.1,972.08 crore.
Tuesday November 26, 2013
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Tuesday said Gyan Bhushan has taken charge as its executive director.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
With a top US official reportedly indicating that frequent instances of rapes in India could possibly be a factor in American students keeping away from the country, government today said if there was such a concern it should be addressed and stresse...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 7, 2013
The Bill that seeks to provide statutory status to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will be introduced in the winter session of the Parliament next month.
Wednesday November 6, 2013
Coming out in favour of free trade pacts, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Wednesday said India "clearly and unambiguously" needs to ink more such agreements.
Sunday October 20, 2013
India's high current account deficit is likely to be lower than the projection of 3.8 per cent of the GDP and the country will be in a better position to neutralise the impact of the tapering of monetary stimulus by the US central Bank, the Federal R...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 14, 2013
Former union minister and deputy chairman of Planning Commission Mohan Dharia passed away in a private hospital here following prolonged illness, a family friend said on Monday.
Thursday October 10, 2013
India has rejected the International Monetary Funds growth projections of 3.75 per cent for the current fiscal as "pessimistic", saying that the economy is turning around and the GDP expansion will exceed 5 per cent.
Wednesday October 9, 2013
Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday that Indias economy was expected to grow at 5 per cent this financial year, terming International Monetary Funds estimate of a 3.75 per cent growth in 2013 as -pessimistic-.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 8, 2013
India has initiated the process for making it a more tourist friendly destination, which includes extending on arrival visa for 40 more countries, simplifying online visa and attracting senior citizen foreign visitors.