Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Narendra Modi govt puts brakes on India’s universal health plan

Narendra Modi govt puts brakes on India’s universal health plan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan...

India turns to ‘satellite god’ for crop mapping
India turns to ‘satellite god’ for crop mapping

Sher Singh, a farmer from India’s desert state of Rajasthan, prays to Varuna, the Hindu god of water, for a bountiful harvest.

BSE Sensex gains 236 points as new F&O series begins
BSE Sensex gains 236 points as new F&O series begins

BSE Sensex and Nifty are likely to have a volatile start today given the negative performance on Thursday where BSE 30-share Sensex remained in the negative zone...

Supreme Court lifts stay, govt can finalise spectrum auction result
Supreme Court lifts stay, govt can finalise spectrum auction result

The government had on January 9 issued notice inviting applications for auction.

HC: Allotting cancelled blocks to CIL ‘did not smack of fairness’

Jindal Power’s bid for 2 Chhattisgarh blocks were cancelled.

Auction ends at Rs 1.1 lakh cr, to prove costly for telcos

After a mammoth 115 rounds over 19 days, India’s telecom companies bid Rs 1,10,000 crore for spectrum across four bands.

Arun Jaitley: Expect GST Bill to pass in current session

Passage of the Bill in the upcoming session is essential as the government has targetted April 1, 2016, for the roll out of the goods and services tax.

Centre bypasses bid route, PGCIL to develop 20K MW green corridor

In contrast, the power generation sector has private producers contributing well over one-third of the capacity after the Electricity Act, 2003, opened up the sector to private participation.

Auction ends at Rs 1.1 lakh crore, industry prepares for the day after

After a mammoth 115 rounds over 19 days, India’s telecom companies bid Rs 1,10,000 crore...

Centre responsible for Rs 4,500 cr financial deficit of Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Tuesday said that Delhi has a deficit of Rs 4,500 crore...

Govt allots 38 coal mines to Central, state PSUs

All the blocks allotted are for the power sector, barring one given to SAIL.

RBI halts Tata’s plan to buy DoCoMo’s stake in Tata Tele

DoCoMo in July last year had announced plans to exit Tata Teleservices.

Credit cards: 5 payments you must avoid

Whether or not one can afford something really desirable, one can definitely purchase it, courtesy your credit card.

US L-1B visa: Boost for Indian IT workers as Barack Obama eases norms

US President Barack Obama on Monday announced an easing of the process to obtain L-1B work visas for corporate executives...

Oil price drop fails to boost AI revenues; firm may miss targets

Posted Rs1,500 cr shortfall in operating revenue, rise in operational expenses.

Sitharaman invokes Nehru to defend govt’s Land Acquisition Bill

The Ordinance lapses on April 5 and for its re-promulgation, the Budget session will have to be prorogued, a call that the government is yet to take.

SC gives Subrata Roy’s Sahara Group 3 months to submit final proposal to raise funds

SC allows US-based investor Mirach to file formal plea to buy Sahara Group's overseas hotels.

Entrepreneurs bet big on online verticals

With an apparent increase in interest from investors and the buzz they have created among users, the online companies such as Flipkart, Zomato, MakeMyTrip, etc...

Digital India dialogue to focus on sustainable & flexible Smart Cities

This means not just using smart technologies but harnessing efficiencies to create a smart management plan...

The best of Web, on your TV

First stop was obviously the Silicon Valley for Dhimant Bhayani, but he couldn’t resist the call of India...

Jindal Steel in legal battle with govt over coal mine cancellation

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) moves Delhi HC against the Centre’s...

Sebi approves IFSC norms; Gujarat’s GIFT to be first

Move expected to capture trading worth about Rs1,334 cr per day.

Centre not likely to relax FDI in e-biz sector for now

The commerce ministry is not in favour of FDI in B2C segment as it wants to channelise resources on physical infrastructure for boosting the manufacturing activities.

Arun Jaitley says ‘no disconnect’, govt, RBI in ‘regular, frank’ discussions

Post-Budget meet: Amid signs of tension, Raghuram Rajan too backs PMDA, calls concept a worthwhile move

Ease of doing biz: Mutual Fund investors can transact via WhatsApp, other apps

Mutual fund houses are tapping social media platforms like WhatsApp to facilitate transactions in MF products.

Financial Express

India and the US will jointly work on several defence technology projects in an effort to develop...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi...

People’s participation, cities as change agents and the correlation between...

PM Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care...

If those viewing cinema in theatres think that tax benefits extended to certain films by the government can be enjoyed by them...

Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav has made public a "note", jointly written with Prashant Bhushan...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to promote a "per drop, more crop" approach to farming to make better use of scarce...