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Govt initiatives to take India's growth to 9-10 pc Jaitley

Govt initiatives to take India’s growth to 9-10 pc: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will next week take up for consideration the new black money bill in the Lok Sabha to effectively deal with… Read more »

Black money Bill to be taken up in Parliament next week FM

Black money Bill to be taken up in Parliament next week: FM

NEW DELHI: Committing to effectively deal with the black money menace, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government has initiated prosecution against 121 offenders and proposes to push for… Read more »

With cloud, Microsoft has real opportunity in India Nadella

With cloud, Microsoft has real opportunity in India: Nadella

SAN FRANCISCO: With the emergence of cloud computing, Microsoft has a real opportunity in India, the company’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella has said. “It was hard selling softwares. But now… Read more »

Biz leaders meet Jaitley; want tax return forms simplified

Biz leaders meet Jaitley; want tax return forms simplified

NEW DELHI: India Inc today disfavored tax man seeking details about foreign trips and bank accounts in income tax returns after a controversy erupted over the new ITR forms which… Read more »

India boosts ASEAN engagement with dedicated mission

India boosts ASEAN engagement with dedicated mission

JAKARTA: India today expressed its readiness to bolster cooperation with ASEAN in collectively addressing the “traditional and non-traditional” security challenges facing the region as it formally inaugurated a dedicated mission… Read more »

FIIs should go to courts against tax demand

‘FIIs should go to courts against tax demand’

NEW DELHI: Refusing to relent on a Rs 40,000 crore tax demand on foreign portfolio investors, the government on Friday said FIIs should look at courts to appeal against the… Read more »

India to clock avg annual growth of 7.1 pc in 2015-19 EIU

India to clock avg annual growth of 7.1 pc in 2015-19: EIU

NEW YORK: The Indian economy is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 7.1 per cent through 2019, but reform measures announced by the government are “no more… Read more »

TCS sued by former US employee for bias in hiring

TCS sued by former US employee for bias in hiring

WASHINGTON: Tata Consultancy Services has been sued by a former American employee who accused the IT giant of “discriminating” against individuals who are not South Asians in hiring and job… Read more »

India has potential to grow at 10 per cent Jaitley

India has potential to grow at 10 per cent: Jaitley

WASHINGTON: India has the potential to make nine to 10 per cent growth rate a “new normal”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today while asserting that high growth was essential… Read more »

Median pay of top-100 US CEOs rises 5 pc to USD 14.3 mn

Median pay of top-100 US CEOs rises 5 pc to USD 14.3 mn

NEW YORK: The median pay of top 100 CEOs in America has risen by 5 per cent to USD 14.3 million in 2014, a study has found. Besides this, the… Read more »

Foreign companies see turnaround in India, says CII DG

Foreign companies see turnaround in India, says CII DG

HANNOVER: Foreign companies see a “lot of turnaround” in India and a “lot of positive attitude” is building towards it, according to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) which held… Read more »

Modi meets top French business leaders

Modi meets top French business leaders

PARIS: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met top French business leaders with an aim of bringing French investment and technologies to India particularly in infrastructure and defense sectors…. Read more »

RBI instructs banks to restructure farm loans

RBI instructs banks to restructure farm loans

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said it has instructed banks to restructure loans of farmers whose crops have been damaged by the recent unseasonal rains… Read more »

oil

India to benefit from breakthrough in Iranian Nuke standoff

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI: The breakthrough in a standoff between Iran and the West over its nuclear program is likely to help major buyers of Iranian oil like India by lifting curbs… Read more »

JOB

Job opportunities to grow fastest in India

NEW DELHI: Job opportunities in India are expected to grow at the fastest pace globally as 78 per cent of finance leaders believe that growth in existing businesses will add… Read more »

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

What is due must be paid, India no tax haven: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has asserted that legitimate tax demand cannot be considered “tax terrorism” because India is not a tax haven. Appearing to defend the tax notices… Read more »

Amitabh Kant

‘Future of Chinese firms not in China but in India’

BEIJING: India made a strong pitch to woo Chinese investors, saying their future is not in China but in India which has liberalized 25 key sectors to make them cost-competitive…. Read more »

Rupee-Dollar

100 foreign funds get tax demands worth $10-bn

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: In the biggest-ever tax demand slapped on them, nearly 100 foreign funds have been asked to cough up an estimated USD 5-6 billion for ‘untaxed gains’ made by… Read more »

RBI cautions banks against excessive lending to infra projects

RBI cautions banks against excessive lending to infra projects

MUMBAI: Cautioning banks against excessive lending to the infrastructure sector, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said such loans should not override the overall financial stability, which is “key to… Read more »

India ranks 119 on global business resilience index

India ranks 119 on global business resilience index

NEW YORK: India has been ranked a low 119 out of 130 countries on an index that measures business resilience of nations based on economic, risk quality and supply chain… Read more »