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India home to 56 world''s largest public firms Forbes

India home to 56 world’s largest public firms: Forbes

NEW YORK: Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries leads the pack of 56 Indian firms in Forbes’s annual list of the world’s 2,000 largest and most powerful public companies, with the US… Read more »

'India's installed solar capacity reached 6,000 MW in 6 yrs'

‘India’s installed solar capacity reached 6,000 MW in 6 yrs’

LONDON: India is on track to become one of the largest installers of solar power globally as its installed solar capacity has reached 6,000 megawatts from 10 megawatts in less… Read more »

India woos Chinese investors, promises conducive environment

India woos Chinese investors, promises conducive environment

GUANGZHOU: India today promised a conducive environment for Chinese investors and urged them to participate in ‘Make in India’ and other flagship programmes of the government to boost bilateral trade…. Read more »

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Investors making money in India must pay taxes: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: With a revised Mauritius pact in place to check round-tripping, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said investors must pay taxes on money earned in India and ruled out… Read more »

State Department Spokesman John Kirby

India is ready for NSG membership: US

WASHINGTON: Amid reports that China and Pakistan are jointly opposing India’s bid for the Nuclear Suppliers Group membership, the US has said India meets missile technology control regime requirements and… Read more »

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Easier to file tax returnsĀ in India: Rajan

LONDON: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has said he finds it easier to file his tax returns in India, as compared to in the US. He also… Read more »

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India may export Light Combat Helicopter to African countries

NEW DELHI: India is in talks with “certain” countries in Africa for possible export of the indigenous Light Combat Helicopter even as the Defense Ministry has set a target of… Read more »

Encouraging any industry surest way of killing itRajan

Encouraging any industry surest way of killing it: Rajan

LONDON: In a strong disapproval of sector-specific sops, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said “encouraging” any industry may be the surest way of killing it and policymakers should refrain… Read more »

Rajan unfit to be RBI Guv, should be removed Swamy

Rajan unfit to be RBI Guv, should be removed: Swamy

NEW DELHI: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today suggested that Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan be removed from the post as he was responsible for “unemployment and collapse” of industrial activity…. Read more »

Indian economy projected to grow 7.3 pc in 2016 UN report

Indian economy projected to grow 7.3 pc in 2016: UN report

UNITED NATIONS: Notwithstanding delays in domestic policy reforms, India’s economy is “slowly gaining momentum” and is projected to grow by 7.3 per cent this year, a UN report on Thursday… Read more »

Amitabh Kant

Technology to play big role in US-India ties

WASHINGTON: US-India business corridor is “uniquely” poised to build the digital future of the global economy, corporate leaders from the two countries said at the summit of the business advocacy… Read more »

Ballia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributes the free LPG connections to the beneficiaries, under PM Ujjwala Yojana in Ballia on Sunday. Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra is also seen. PTI Photo(PTI5_1_2016_000060B) *** Local Caption ***

Modi launches scheme to provide free LPG connections to poor

BALLIA, UP: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to poor families as he attacked previous governments for just paying… Read more »

Slow networks in India preventing Apple from full bloom Cook

Slow networks in India preventing Apple from full bloom: Cook

NEW YORK: India presents a “really great opportunity” for Apple but slow networks and the informal retail structure there is preventing the tech giant from realizing its full potential, its… Read more »

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

China commends India’s GDP growth; says keen to invest more

MOSCOW: China has complimented India for “doing a good job” in maintaining an impressive growth rate despite a global slowdown and is keen on working together to push for reforms… Read more »

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Air India grappling with Dreamliner woes

NEW DELHI: Facing frequent technical problems in its Dreamliner fleet, Air India has found itself in a spot as absence of contractual provisions is hindering the national carrier’s efforts to… Read more »

Afghanistan

Afghanistan prefers India to Pak for trade ties: report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan feels it has potentially lost a great opportunity to build strategic trade ties with regional economies owing to Afghanistan’s preference for a trilateral agreement with India and Iran… Read more »

Mallya's business model could be at faultJaitley

Mallya’s business model could be at fault: Jaitley

WASHINGTON: Questioning the “business model” of long-grounded Kingfisher Airlines for Vijay Mallya’s mounting woes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the airline sector as such is doing well in India… Read more »

No climate of intolerance in India Jaitley

No climate of intolerance in India: Jaitley

WASHINGTON: There could be “stray” incidents of people on either side of the political spectrum making irresponsible statements but this could not be generalized as prevalence of a climate of… Read more »

Time ripe for reevaluation of fiscal policy Jaitley at G20

Time ripe for reevaluation of fiscal policy: Jaitley at G20

WASHINGTON: Emphasizing the need for globally coordinated policy decisions to remedy the global economic turbulence, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the time is ripe for a reevaluation of… Read more »

Growth can surpass 7.5 pc if monsoon forecast comes true FM

Growth can surpass 7.5 pc if monsoon forecast comes true: FM

WASHINGTON: India may grow faster than 7.5 per cent GDP growth rate it recorded last year if predictions of above-average monsoon rainfall come true, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said…. Read more »