Global investors’ summit: Arun Jaitley calls on pvt sector to start investment cycle

Global investors’ summit: Arun Jaitley calls on pvt sector to start investment cycle

The finance minister said the country was maintaining a respectable growth and that the pace of public investment has picked up.

Three banks get back $2.5 billion from Essar group
Three banks get back $2.5 billion from Essar group

ICICI Bank and Axis Bank get close to $450 million; Stanchart gets $ 2.1 billion but writes off $ 850 million.

AT&T to acquire Time Warner for 80 billion: Report
AT&T to acquire Time Warner for 80 billion: Report

The agreement will unite AT&T's wireless, broadband and satellite TV brands with Time Warner's entertainment empire, which includes cable networks such as TNT, TBS, CNN, the prized HBO channel, and the Warner Bros film and TV studio.

Foreign funded group wants to stop Adani project in Australia: Report
Foreign funded group wants to stop Adani project in Australia: Report

Hepburn's email to the Foundation also mocked the coal industry for the claim "there is some kind of foreign-funded and tightly orchestrated conspiracy to systemically destroy the Australian coal industry".

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MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.1 per cent. Japan's Nikkei stood little changed, while South Korea's Kospi gained 0.4 per cent.

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Already, ad campaigns have been unleashed across media platforms including digital channels such as YouTube.


Chouhan said as many as 2,630 proposals to the tune of Rs 5,62,847 crore had been received during the meet.

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Speaking at the Global Investors Meet in Indore, he said petroleum is currently under 'state list' for the the purpose of taxation under GST.

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Demanding an inquiry into the matter, party spokesman Tom Vadakkan expressed concern, saying that as many as 70 lakh cards have been affected in the "massive data breach" which is one of the "biggest scams".

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As per the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill, petroleum products like LPG, kerosene and naptha would attract GST.

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By flying over Pacific, the Air India flight covered over 15,300 km in 14.5 hours, almost 1400 km more than the previous route.

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Indian textile and apparel exports have been losing their competitive edge to countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam in recent years.


The company sold 67 units in eight different projects for sales value of Rs 504.34 crore.

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Drawing attention to the livelihood and food security concerns of fishermen in developing countries, Sitharaman also underscored the importance of special and differential provisions in fisheries subsidies.

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Tax officials said there have been few more cases in the southern part of the country where tax evasion worth crores has been found after searches were carried out by the department, after the IDS window closed.

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"You need not open account in banks of government. Even if you have account in a private bank you can transfer money and it will reach the government," Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said.

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The central agency to combat drug trafficking, has interdicted and begun investigation against three syndicates in the country and in one case it is moving to seize Bitcoins.

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Over the past week, the Sensex and the Nifty recorded gains by rising 403.58 points, or 1.45 per cent, and 109.65 points, or 1.27 per cent, respectively.

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The NTPC Group has an installed power generation capacity of 47,228 MW, which includes 800 MW of hydro and 360 MW of solar energy.