Friday, Oct 24, 2014



New IP policy: IMG to focus on commercialisation
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

India has been under pressure from the developed countries, mainly the US, regarding its IPR regime, more so in the pharma sector.

Volkswagen seeks meeting with ComMin on investment push
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

VW is the first multinational manufacturer to approach the Centre with its “future plans “ after the launch of ‘Make in India’

Running out of time, HMT tries to sell watches online
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Ties up with Flipkart to sell 3,000 watches, also in talks with other online retailers; company says news of shutdown has boosted demand.

Centre vetoes Gujarat’s idea of retaining 2% of integrated GST
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

State’s proposal would need a special Constitutional amendment.

New index to replace WPI likely by FY16; trials to begin soon
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

The PPI provides a broader coverage in terms of products and industries and it also includes services, something which is not a part of the WPI.

CBEC to port regulators: Need faster customs clearances
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Upgrade facilities and increase manpower says customs board.

Govt brings out revised GST Bill, accommodates key demands of states
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

A key demand of states to keep petrol and alcohol outside the purview of the GST has been met partially.

Asean FTA review shows India ‘got almost nothing’
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

India had formally signed the services and trade agreements with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

CLB rejects Reebok’s compounding plea
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Sportswear firm had sought settlement process for offences under Companies Act.

WTO commitment: DGFT seeks paring of textile sector incentives
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The sector got sops worth Rs 20,000 crore in 2013-14 under several schemes including focus market scheme and focus product scheme.

WTO seeks early resolution of stalemate
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

India has a concrete solution to end the TFA impasse and will be taken up at when the Prime Minister meets US President Barack Obama.

Manufacturing vision kicked-off after a full dress rehearsal
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Wieden Kennedy India was the creative agency tasked with bringing out the campaign in a span of two months.

APEC’s apparel mart mirrors the waning fortunes of textile exports
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The ‘one stop shop’ in Gurgaon runs de-recognised institute, showrooms vacant.

Samsung, Honda, Mercedes heads among invitees to Make in India
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The broader target audience is 3,000-odd manufacturing companies across the globe.

Congress faces heat in Aircel-Maxis deal probe
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

The CBI chargesheet against the Maran brothers along with others in the 2G spectrum scam has put the Congress on the defensive once again. The chargesheet says that the “circumstances” of the FIPB approval granted by then finance minister P Chidambaram to Global Communication Services is being investigated by the CBI. Here is an explanation […]

SFIO finds Saradha siphoned off R2,500 cr; money trail established
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

‘Firm ran several chit funds and collective investment schemes; duped lakhs of investors’.

HMT loses race against time, to be shut soon
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The official said the process of winding up will be set in motion soon.

India signs FTA in services, investments with Asean
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

Philippines had earlier raised concerns that opening up of the services sector may have an adverse impact on its own services industry given India’s strength in the same.

Govt to invite bids for developing infra of 5 smart cities this fiscal
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Centre to provide funds for the trunk infrastructure through DMIC Trust.

Nike seeks govt nod to open fully owned stores in India
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

The NDA government, though opposed to FDI in the multi-brand retail segment.

PM to meet Japanese retailer Uniqlo on India entry plans
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The company also plans to invest in some of the Indian companies for which MoUs are being worked out, the source said.

In email to banks, Modi said will ‘personally recognise’ performers in Jan Dhan Yojana
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Modi rolled out ambitious financial inclusion programme of government, opening about 1.5 crore accounts during the day.

Cash recovery: Tax panel rejects immunity plea of Aditya Birla group
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

An amount of Rs 25 crore cash was recovered from the ABMCL office in October 2013.

Flipkart case: ED finds FEMA violation, Rs 1,400 cr fine likely
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Investigating agency found that WS Retail, was allegedly acting as a front for retail operations of Flipkart Online Services.

EU regulator to take stock of food quality
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

EU banned alphonso mangoes and vegetables in march.

‘We are bringing in the same Insurance Bill, yet the Congress is making an issue of it’
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

By easing norms for FDI in defence sector and railway government hopes will help save on foreign exchange.

Centre nixes GST panel’s China, Russia ‘study’ trip
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

The finance ministry is working on introducing the Bill in the Winter session of Parliament.

‘Cong opposing the insurance FDI plan they brought’
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

Insurance sector was opened up for private sector in the year 2000.

Defence FDI: Composite cap may prove a stumbling block
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

In 2012, opposition parties including BJP had asked for a vote on the government’s policy of 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail sector.

To prevent misuse, LLP Act may get a revamp; negative list being worked out
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

As per the act, the LLP is a separate legal entity like a company with its liability limited to the extent of its assets.

Centre expects consensus with states on GST soon, Bill likely in Winter Session
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

The BilL needs to be passed by a majority of two-thirds in both Houses and by the legislatures in half of the 29 states.

Citing food security, subsidy, India calls to block WTO pact
Sat, Jul 26, 2014

It will now be difficult for the developed nations to push their agenda of implementing the TFA.

UP follows Rajasthan, begins work on labour reform
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Uttar Pradesh had 6.59 crore people employed in FY10, mostly in the agriculture sector, as per Planning Commission data.

Customs, excise mop-up rises on better factory output, imports
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The government has budgeted Rs 6,24,902 crore from indirect taxes this year.

S&P set to review India’s sovereign rating next month
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

The agency will be meeting finance ministry officials on August 12.

‘Taken measures to bring buoyancy in economy’
Fri, Jul 18, 2014

Shaktikanta Das lists the reasons for his confidence on economic revival and meeting the revenue targets.