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Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo to call on PM Modi shortly

1 hour 28 min ago
Though critical of the Modi govt's move to cut the corporation tax rate, Banerjee has praised several of its welfare schemes for the poor

Reducing taxes to boost investments is a myth, says Abhijit Banerjee

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 21:58
Countries from China to India to Indonesia are slashing taxes for businesses to spur growth amid a gloomy outlook for global economic expansion

Bargain hard but go for RCEP deal: NITI Aayog's Arvind Panagariya

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 15:07
Panagariya said there was a huge scope for India to improve medical treatment

India contributes 7% to global wealth rise, says Credit Suisse report

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 14:23
The biggest contribution has come from the US at $4 trillion (45% of total) and China at $1.9 trillion (21% of total)

Will first protect industry before entering into any pact: Goyal on RCEP

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 12:26
Goyal said the government would protect national interest first and does not fritter away FTAs like "we saw in 2009-10 period of Congress regime, where agreements were done in a hurry"

Govt likely to extend benefits to exporters under MEIS till 31 March

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 12:01
The decision to extend MEIS benefits is expected to draw the biggest cheer from the industry

India, US have resolved most of their broad trade issues: Piyush Goyal

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 11:50
Minister bats for 'much larger engagement' like a bilateral trade agreement

'Need for correct Incoterm usage can't be overstated', says expert

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:37
Incoterms clearly define the obligations of the seller and buyer, when the risk passes from seller to buyer and who bears what costs

Govt to firm up norms to check misuse of internet within 3 months, SC told

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:35
The affidavit was filed in a transfer petition moved by Facebook Inc., seeking transfer of cases filed in three high courts, relating to linking of social media profiles with Aadhaar

Indo-US ties 'extremely strong', can overcome any obstacle: Jaishankar

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 09:55
India is demanding exemption from high duties imposed by the US on certain steel and aluminium products

India's household wealth more than doubles to $12.6 trn in 2019: Report

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 09:25
The wealth per adult stood at $14,569 as per the report, or up 3.3 percent, while their debt grew 11.5 percent to $120 billion

Need 3 more months to finalise rules on social media misuse: Centre to SC

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:32
The court, in the last hearing, had asked the govt to come up with norms in 3 weeks

Bank unions to go on first major strike on October 22 against merger

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:27
Out of 9 public sector bank unions, two workmen unions - All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) and Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) are backing the strike

India's energy trade with US to jump 40% to $10 billion in FY20: Pradhan

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 08:00
In a short period, the US has become one of the top 10 sources of crude oil for India

Sugar exports stay largely muted over low prices in international market

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 07:53
Meanwhile, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath today acknowledged the tight liquidity situation of millers owing to low global sugar prices

States slow to identify projects, spend funds under Mineral Foundation

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 07:46
Data posted on the Ministry of mines website shows 21 mineral rich states have barely been able to expend 36% of the funds approved under DMF

India says differences resolved with US over trade deal, announcement soon

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 06:49
Goyal told a business conference that he was hoping to meet United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer soon

Govt rolls out 6th tranche of gold bonds, fixes issue price at Rs 3835/gram

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 05:10
The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme 2019-20 - Series VI will close for subscription on the day of Dhanteras that is October 25

UN endorses India's steps to address hunger, malnutrition to achieve SGD

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 04:34
In 2015, India, along with other countries, signed the declaration on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals

DPIIT working on mechanism to help investors set up facilities in India

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 02:15
The proposal is being sent to the Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal for approval, following which it will set up an investment promotion and facilitation agency Invest India