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Adani loses key customer for Carmichael mine in Australia

MELBOURNE: In a fresh setback for Indian mining giant Adani in Australia, one of its key customers Korean major LG said that it will not purchase coal from its controversial… Read more »

USIBC applauds ruling on minimum alternative tax

USIBC applauds ruling on minimum alternative tax

WASHINGTON: Applauding Indian government’s ruling on Minimum Alternative Tax, the US India Business Council (USIBC) on Wednesday said the tax certainty will promote long-term investments in India. Union Finance Minister… Read more »

New coal research centre to boost Aus-India energy partnership

New coal research centre to boost Aus-India energy partnership

MELBOURNE: Premier energy research institutions of India and Australia have signed a deal to start a new centre for bilateral collaboration in research and technology development for both fossil fuels… Read more »

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US academics raise concerns over ‘Digital India’ campaign

WASHINGTON: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Silicon Valley to promote ‘Digital India’ campaign, more than 100 prominent US-based academics have raised privacy concerns about the project. In… Read more »

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Nepal’s first billionaire on Forbes cover

KATHMANDU: Binod Chaudhary, a Nepali businessman of Indian-origin, has found place on the cover of Forbes Asia’s September issue for his efforts to rebuild the quake-hit nation. Forbes magazine had… Read more »

RBI Governor hints at rate cut

RBI Governor hints at rate cut

WASHINGTON: Indicating an imminent rate cut, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said inflation has come down to the comfort zone quicker than expected and he is keeping a watch on… Read more »

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New Arbitration Act in next session: Gowda

BENGALURU: The proposed amendment to the Arbitration Act, aimed at ensuring faster settlement of commercial disputes, would be taken up in the next Parliament session, Union Law Minister D V… Read more »

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Surnames will soon cease to matter: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: In an apparent dig at Congress and some regional parties, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said “surnames, families and lineages” will soon cease to matter in politics and… Read more »

Bypass Pak for gas pipeline with Iran Assocham

Bypass Pak for gas pipeline with Iran: Assocham

NEW DELHI: India must fully exploit the economic opportunities from lifting of western sanctions on Iran and bypass Pakistan for import of natural gas from Iran, according to Assocham. The… Read more »

Singapore's Chinese entrepreneurs could lead investment in India'

Singapore’s Chinese entrepreneurs could lead investment in India’

SINGAPORE: There is a need to change the perception of India being a “difficult market” for Singaporean Chinese entrepreneurs who could lead the next wave of the city-state’s investments in… Read more »

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US keen on defense, aerospace industry in Haryana

WASHINGTON: The US has expressed keen interest in expansion of defense and aerospace industry in Haryana with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on a visit to the country to seek… Read more »

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Red tapism in India poses hurdle to red carpet: US

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made “remarkable” progress in his first 15 months in office by rolling out a red carpet for foreign companies, but the infamous red tapism… Read more »

PM for space station in a Pacific Islands country

PM for space station in a Pacific Islands country

JAIPUR: Pushing for deeper cooperation with 14 nations of strategically-located Pacific region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a number of initiatives, including setting up of a space station in… Read more »

NPAs at 'unacceptable' level for public sector banks

NPAs at ‘unacceptable’ level for public sector banks: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Bad loans of public sector banks have reached an “unacceptable” level and an all-out effort has been launched to ‘correct’ their health, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on… Read more »

Govt approves pact with Seychelles to check black money

Govt approves pact with Seychelles to check black money

NEW DELHI: Stepping up its fight against black money generation, the government today approved signing and ratification of an agreement between India and Seychelles for exchange of information on taxes…. Read more »

Ashwani Lohani appointed new Air India chief

Ashwani Lohani appointed new Air India chief

NEW DELHI: IRSME official Ashwani Lohani was today appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of national carrier Air India Ltd for three years. He will be replacing Rohit Nandan,… Read more »

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Haryana CM woos US investors, assures full govt support

NEW JERSEY: Showcasing Haryana as an attractive investment destination, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has invited US companies to invest in the state in sectors like IT, auto and defense… Read more »

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Rafale says no to offset, yes to Make in India

NEW DELHI: The French government has rejected Indian negotiators’ demand for a 50 per cent offset clause citing sharp cost escalation but offered to participate in ‘Make in India’ projects… Read more »

TMC in favour of GST roll-out, up to BJP, Cong to sort issues

TMC in favor of GST roll-out, up to BJP, Cong to sort issues

NEW DELHI: Opposition Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said it is in favor of the GST’s roll out and that it is now up to the BJP and Congress to sort… Read more »

Govt damage claim from Nestle India can go beyond Rs 640 cr

Govt damage claim from Nestle India can go beyond Rs 640 cr

NEW DELHI: The damage claim from first of its kind class action suit against Nestle India is likely to go beyond Rs 640 crore as the government is “tabulating further… Read more »