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Why the monsoon is key for PM Modi, RBI and the economy? An explainer

4 hours 20 min ago
IMD has forecast average rainfall in 2019, while the country's only private forecaster Skymet has predicted below-normal rainfall

Bengaluru among 10 APAC cities attracting most foreign investments: Report

4 hours 42 min ago
The first REIT by Embassy Group and Blackstone Group LP was launched in India in March this year, which raised Rs 4,750 crore

Reinstate India as a beneficiary developing nation under GSP: US senator

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 22:05
"I hope we can work to solve our issues with India so they can be reinstated into the GSP," Senator Robert Menendez told Lighthizer during a Congressional hearing

RBI fines HDFC Bank Rs 1 crore for non-compliance of KYC norms

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:31
The RBI said it had received a reference from Customs authorities regarding submission of forged bill of entries by certain importers to the bank for remittance of foreign currency

Fertiliser movement through coastal shipping now eligible for subsidy

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:26
This decision would promote transportation of fertilisers through coastal shipping under the Ministry's flagship Sagarmala programme

PM Narendra Modi starts pre-Budget meets to brainstorm on economy

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:05
The focal point of the interaction was drawing a road map for reforms across departments leading up to the ease of doing business and economic growth

RBI panel on MSMEs suggests Rs 20 lakh collateral-free loan under Mudra

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:46
The report has also mentioned mainstreaming the restructuring of stressed loans, considering the central bank had given a one-year window to banks to do so in January

Seven million jobs formalised between 2015 and 2018, says report

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:13
The report estimated job formalisation to the tune of 11 million between 2018 and 2021

Sitharaman, Hardeep Singh Puri likely to be in new GoM for Air India sale

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:00
The government is planning to liberalise the terms and conditions for the sale of the national carrier

Odisha bonds with start-ups to prepare itself for future disasters

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:54
A brainstorming session was recently conducted by Start-up Odisha to understand the strides made by start-ups in this space

Govt brings back 'ration in kind' for military officers in peace areas

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:40
Sources said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had personally intervened and cleared the proposal

Govt set to remove minimum educational criteria for driving licence

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:32
At present, under Rule 8 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, a transport vehicle driver needs to have passed class 8

Budget will take Maharashtra forward in difficult times: Devendra Fadnavis

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:15
The BJP-led government has been able to retain the growth rate to a great extent despite a drought this year, he said

Ahead of Budget, PM discusses jobs, sluggish economy with top bureaucrats

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:25
Modi is likely to have discussed the reforms road map for every department with a view to making it easier to do business in the country and boost economy

Govt sacks 15 customs, central excise officers on charges of corruption

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:47
These officers either had corruption cases registered against them by the CBI or were involved in bribery, extortion and disproportionate assets cases, Finance Ministry sources said

Domestic air passenger traffic grows 2.96% in May after slump in April

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:40
Suspension of operations by Jet Airways on April 17 due to lack of funds was considered to be one of the primary reasons why domestic air traffic saw a fall in April

RBI softens stance on data localisation, says will examine concerns

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:35
The RBI in April 2018 put out a circular requiring that all 'data relating to payment systems' are 'stored in a system only in India' within six months

Yogi seeks coordination with defence ministry over UP defence corridor

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:48
Modi had laid foundation of the corridor, pegged for investment potential of Rs 20,000 crore

$650-mn exports of California almond growers hurt due to Indo-US trade tiff

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 02:15
California almond orchards are expected to produce 2.50 billion pounds of nuts this year

Aluminium players mope over import spate, preferential treatment to steel

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 15:06
The aluminium sector stranded without government benefits, has seen imports soaring by 40 per cent in the last three years