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Friday, May 29, 2020



‘Allow inter-state, inter-district travel, relax curfew timings’

May 16, 2020 12:49 am

The Ficci report calls for a resumption of metro services initially, only at 50 per cent of capacity.

Lockdown extension to allow calibrated opening up of economy, says Ficci

May 02, 2020 2:04 am

The group suggested that airlines should be allowed to open for the general public but after ensuring the principles of social distancing.

Coronavirus impact: Over 50% of India Inc sees impact on ops, 80% witness fall in cash flow

March 20, 2020 4:46 pm

The pandemic has presented fresh challenges for the country's economy, causing severe disruptive impact on both demand and supply side elements which has the potential to derail the growth story, according to a poll conducted by industry body Ficci.

Higher education institutions should be allowed to invest surpluses in more asset classes: Ficci

December 28, 2019 5:26 pm

Surplus generated in the higher education system annually amounts to around Rs 15,000 crore, said ficci in its pre-budget suggestions to the HRD Ministry. Currently, these funds are invested in real estate and there are transparency issues in these investments, it said.

Liberal arts education needs to be given equal importance as science: President Kovind

November 27, 2019 5:49 pm

We have to recast our higher education with new courses and deeper research orientation. Ideation, innovation and incubation should be given primacy in our curriculum, said the President.

Stake sale in BPCL, SCI, Concor to strengthen firms, bring in fresh investments: FICCI

November 21, 2019 2:02 pm

Another notable decision of the government is the relief provided to the telecom sector by way of deferment of receipt of spectrum auction instalments due from telecom service providers for the year 2020-21 and 2021-22, the industry body said.

GDP slump signals significant deceleration in investment, consumption: FICCI

August 31, 2019 7:07 pm

Expressing "deep" concerns over sluggishness in the growth momentum, Ficci President Sandip Somany said "the latest GDP growth numbers are below expectations and point towards a significant deceleration in both consumption and investment demand."

Ficci for cut in corporate tax rate in Budget

January 13, 2019 3:08 pm

The chamber has also suggested revision in the tax slabs for the individual taxpayers with the top 30 per cent rate to be applied beyond Rs 20 lakh annual income.

Sandip Somany takes over as new FICCI President; Star India's joins as VP

December 17, 2018 5:12 pm

In a statement, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) said, Somany will be working closely with the government and business leaders towards spearheading the country's economic growth.

India's GDP growth to improve further: Ficci

June 01, 2018 5:26 pm

FICCI said that India's growth scenario is set to improve further going ahead and the GDP is expected to grow at 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal.


Photos: Fire at Delhi's Natural History Museum, several exhibits gutted

April 26, 2016 12:14 pm

The fire broke out early in the morning on the top floor of the museum, located in FICCI Building in Mandi House, where some repair work was underway.


MJ Akbar better positioned to speak on allegations of sexual harassment: Smriti Irani

October 12, 2018 2:52 pm

At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.