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Govt relaxes FDI norms for construction, real estate se...

In a boost to cash-starved real estate industry, government on Wednesday relaxed rules for FDI in the construction sector by reducing minimum built-up area as well as capital requirement and easing the exit norms.

Updated on : 29-10-2014 09:29 PM
Sensex, Nifty hit new highs on reforms, Fed rate stance

The benchmark Sensex surged about 248-points to end at record closing peak of 27,346.33 on across-the-board buying by investors after government eased rules for FDI in constru...

Updated on : 30-10-2014 04:52 PM
Jaitley asks CAG not to sensationalise its report

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked the CAG not to sensationalise its findings to get into headlines, a view the Congress party had voiced in the past after hu...

Updated on : 29-10-2014 10:06 PM
India offers USD 300mn credit line to Vietnam for trade

Targeting an annual bilateral commerce of USD 15 billion by 2020, India on Tuesday offered a USD 300 million credit line to Vietnam for trade diversification.

Updated on : 29-10-2014 02:26 PM
Govt appoints committee to assess compensation for coal...

Days after promulgating an ordinance to e-auction Supreme Court-cancelled coal blocks, the govt has formed a committee headed by former CVC Pratyush Sinha to assess compensati...

Updated on : 29-10-2014 02:22 PM
India keen to diversify oil imports, buy crude from US

Hit by uncertainty over oil supplies from West Asia, India is keen to diversify its imports and wants to buy crude from the US, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said.

Updated on : 28-10-2014 03:51 PM
India, 20 others set up Asian Infra Investment Bank

India along with 20 other countries on Friday signed an agreement to become founding members of the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to aid the infrast...

Updated on : 24-10-2014 02:14 PM
Full mobile number portability by 31st March

Mobile phone users will soon be able to change their telecom operators and retain their numbers even if they are relocating to areas outside the service providers' operations.

Updated on : 20-10-2014 10:26 PM
    IndiGo to get 250 Airbus A-320 for USD 25.5 bn

    India's no-frill airline IndiGo has placed orders for 250 latest Airbus A-320 neo planes worth USD 25.5 billion or Rs 1.55 lakh crore, making it the European manufacturer's bi...

    Updated on : 20-10-2014 10:35 PM
    Govt oil subsidy bill to be cut by over 60 pc in FY15

    With international oil prices dropping to multi-year lows, government's oil subsidy bill is likely to be slashed by over 60 percent in the current fiscal.

    Updated on : 20-10-2014 10:23 PM
    SEBI mulls prudential governance norms for stock brokers

    After prescribing a new Corporate Governance Code for listed companies, capital markets watchdog SEBI is now mulling over a new set of Prudential Governance Norms for stock br...

    Updated on : 21-09-2014 01:49 PM
    Permanent solution on food security in WTO ru...

    Permanent solution on food security in WTO ru...

    Updated on : 27-10-2014 01:43 AM
    In a stern message, India has told the UN General Assembly that developing countries must have the freedom to use food reserves to feed the poor "without the threat of sa....
       India, Mexico discuss cooperation in hydro...

    India, Mexico discuss cooperation in hydro...

    Updated on : 24-10-2014 02:17 PM
    India and Mexico on Wednesday discussed the possibilities of cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector, especially in the wake of reforms initiated by the Mexican government in th....
    India will stick to its position on food issu...

    India will stick to its position on food issu...

    Updated on : 20-10-2014 10:31 PM
    India will stick to its position on the food security issue at the WTO trade negotiations as it is the sovereign duty of the government to protect the interest of its poor, Co....
    Companies given 6 mths to wind up can

    Companies given 6 mths to wind up can't be st...

    Updated on : 19-10-2014 12:28 PM
    The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to restrain coal companies, which were directed to wind up mining operations in six months after their coal block allocations were cancel....
    Current Affairs
    India re-elected to UN Economic and Social Council

    India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group.

    Updated on : 30-10-2014 11:18 AM


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