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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.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 20, 2013
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood is likely to be the first person to be disqualified under a recent Supreme Court order, after he was convicted today of nominating undeserving candidates to medical colleges when he was central minister of state...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 17, 2013
Under unprecedented attack over the 'Coal-Gate scam', the government today cited the 1991 economic crisis in India to justify the allocation of coal mining blocks to private parties.
India | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 28, 2013
The current distribution system is dogged by complaints from customers that they are routinely shortchanged on their rations by shopkeepers, who then sell the extra grain on the black market to help compensate for their own thin earnings.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 25, 2013
Government is in talks with the private sector on the issue of providing reservation in jobs, but wants to do it in an "amicable way", Social Justice Minister Kumari Selja said on Saturday.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Opposition Congress and AIADMK today opposed the Puducherry government's move for a new Rs 500 crore assembly premises in the union territory, saying it was a step in the wrong direction in view of critical financial position.
Wednesday August 7, 2013
Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman C Rangarajan on Tuesday welcomed appointment of Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor, saying he is an "excellent choice" to give direction to the Indian financial system during the challenging tim...
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 3, 2013
Facing a demographic crisis with an ageing population, China is mulling a move to further relax its one-child policy by permitting couples to have a second child if either the husband or wife hails from a one-child family.