"In our view, the future looks bright for the WTO and we remain ready to increase our engagement with India to find new common ground after years of impasse in the Doha round," Jeff Zients
Sources said SFIO has widened investigations into the affairs of Kingfisher Airlines and is now focussing on the lenders as well as their top management personnel for the suspected lapses in the due diligence process before extending loans to the carrier.
"In August 2016, parties having intense political rivalry, parties which do not let go any chance to attack each other, all came together to pass the GST bill," he said in his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'.
Keen to close wage negotiations in public sector banks by November 1, 2017, the FinMin has asked the lenders to present status report on salary hike talks with their employee unions.
Mercedes-Benz, which recently launched the the petrol variant of its best selling SUV in India GLE 400, is also cranking up its petrol strategy in India.
The company's compact sedan Dzire was the second best selling model with 16,170 units as compared to 19,716 units in July last year.
The National Stock Exchange (NSE), which has in the last few days already announced delisting of 34 listed companies, is planning to delist another 46 firms by end of next month.
The entities, which were barred from the securities market, have now been given certain relaxations, including permission to deal in government securities and invest in ETF.
Winter Session of Parliament is normally convened in the third or fourth week of November but this year the government is looking at starting the month-long session immediately after the end of festive season.
As per the direction from the High Court, the Ministry has constituted the committee which will finalise its report by October 31, the official said.
Tax officials are also hopeful of achieving the full year target given to it by the government.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will use email to communicate with the appellants to cut down on communication time.
The decision of the CIL board, it said, has been communicated to AEMFC requesting them to finalise the date and venue of signing of the agreement.
Venezuela's oil minister and foreign minister would make announcements in the coming weeks, but did not provide details on concrete actions.
A multi-disciplinary organisation, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office probes cases of financial frauds that are referred to it by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
Six early-stage start-ups are already under incubation at the Electropreneur Park, which were selected from nearly 200 proposals received, an official statement said.
‘An adequate dispute resolution mechanism needed for developing nations’, Jaitley said.
Struggle for the control of Viacom appeared to be over after an agreement with the last member of the majority-shareholding family still challenging a deal reached last week.
The Chief Minister will reach New York on August 28 where he will be welcomed by the Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP).
It is not only resulting in weak revenues, but also building negative investor climate for the corporation.
The prime minister asked all secretaries of the government to conduct a follow-up discussion in a week’s time with participants from their ministries.
Forex loss hit sales at luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover, net dips 38.2%
It will examine setting up of a Centralised KYC (know-your-customer) registry.
A DGCA official said on Friday that the regulator plans to issue a circular next week in this regard.
Though Naik has on some occasions in the past hinted that Subrahmanyan could be his successor, Friday was the first time that he explicitly said so.
Similarly, India Trading League, promoted by Samco Securities and endorsed by Kapil Dev, offers equity trading (cash or derivative) on feeds of both BSE and NSE. It offers trading at flat brokerage of Rs 20 per transaction.
Rajan said while the RBI has been cautious in reforming during the recent period of global market turmoil, it has not stood still.
Once a dominant force in smartphones, BlackBerry now holds just a sliver of the global market.
The business potential of Vidarbha, with special focus on the defence sector, was discussed at a buyer-seller meet organised by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) on Friday.
The duty benefits for export of both fresh and stored onions would be available till December 31, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.
These are the first comments by Rajan since Patel's was named last Saturday by the government, a decision welcomed as ensuring continuity in the central bank's policies.
The empowered committee of state Finance Ministers, headed by West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, will meet traders and industry chambers on August 30.
The latest quarterly survey by Ficci on manufacturing outlook for the second quarter also finds that the interest rate paid by the manufacturers still remains high and sticky.
The committees are set up at the levels of headquarter and zonal regional authority (RA).
The city-based company had posted a consolidated profit of Rs 5,254.23 crore in the same period last fiscal, Tata Motors said in a BSE filing.
It also flagged issues concerning international comparability of fiscal statistics, aligning government's financial year with year for tax assessment and corporate accounting purposes.