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India, China hold Financial and Economic Dialogue

India, China hold Financial and Economic Dialogue

BEIJING: China and India today held their 8th high-level Financial and Economic Dialogue here to strengthen trade and economic cooperation, with the two fast-developing nations underlining the need for building… Read more »

Rajan on Modi

Whatever I say will be ‘problematic’: Rajan on Modi

LONDON: Reserve Bank’s outgoing Governor Raghuram Rajan, whose outspoken views have often been seen as being critical of the government, feels whatever he will say on Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Read more »

Infosys Foundation to give Rs 10 cr to martyred soldiers' kins

Infosys Foundation to give Rs 10 cr to martyred soldiers’ kins

BENGALURU: Infosys Foundation has decided to give at least Rs 10 crore to the families of 800 soldiers who have sacrificed their lives in the defense of the country. Announcing… Read more »

RBI launches portal to curb illegal money pooling by firms

RBI launches portal to curb illegal money pooling by firms

MUMBAI: To curb illegal and unauthorized pooling of funds by unscrupulous firms, Reserve Bank today launched a website, which will help people obtain information about entities allowed to collect deposits…. Read more »

India gives SUVs to Mozambique, completes delivery of USD 4.5

India gives SUVs to Mozambique, completes delivery of USD 4.5

MAPUTO (MOZAMBIQUE): Coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here, India today handed over 30 SUVs to Mozambique, completing the delivery of USD 4.5 million grant assistance as part of… Read more »

India''s 7.5 per cent growth rate may be overstated

‘India’s 7.5 per cent growth rate may be overstated’

WASHINGTON: India’s 7.5 per cent growth rate may be “overstated”, the US has said, underlining that the Narendra Modi government has been “slow” in proposing economic reforms in some areas… Read more »

Haier's OEM under scanner for excise duty evasion

Haier’s OEM under scanner for excise duty evasion

NEW DELHI: A company designated as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for Chinese consumer appliances maker Haier has come under the scanner for alleged excise duty evasion to the tune of… Read more »

Manasi Maheshwari speaking at 'Women in Big Data' event

Plea to get girls early into computer science

SAN JOSE, CA: Over the years, while the gender gap in technology has received a lot of attention, overall ratios of women to men in the field, both in the… Read more »

It is business as usual JLR on Brexit

It is business as usual: JLR on Brexit

LONDON: As Britain voted to exit the EU, Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover on Friday said it is “business as usual” and will manage the long-term impact and implications of… Read more »

Raghuram Rajan

From intolerance to new GDP numbers, Rajan had a view on all

MUMBAI: An outspoken RBI Governor is rarity but Raghuram Rajan is the one who famously declared in James Bond style – ‘My name is Rajan and I do what I… Read more »

UN rights experts ask India to repeal law curbing NGO funding

UN rights experts ask India to repeal law curbing NGO funding

UNITED NATIONS: UN human rights experts have called on India to repeal a law restricting NGOs’ access to crucial foreign funding, saying its provisions are increasingly being used to “silence”… Read more »

Microsoft acquires messaging start-up founded by Indian

Microsoft acquires messaging start-up founded by Indian

NEW YORK: Technology giant Microsoft has acquired a messaging-app developer founded by an Indian as the US-based software firm aims to strengthen its position in the emerging era of combining… Read more »

China says divisions still persist in NSG over India's entry

China says divisions still persist in NSG over India’s entry

BEIJING: As India stepped up its campaign to become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), China has said that the 48-member nuclear club is divided on admitting new… Read more »

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter

US to change export control policy on India

SINGAPORE: The US is working “very hard” on changing its “outdated” export control policy on India as the two strategic partners seek to continue working together on a large number… Read more »

Govt to push reforms to make India 'more developed economy'FM

Govt to push reforms to make India ‘more developed economy’: FM

OSAKA, Japan: Enthused over encouraging GDP numbers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the government will push ahead with its reform agenda to retain the fastest growing large economy… Read more »

Industry body backs second term for Rajan

Industry body backs second term for Rajan

OSAKA, Japan: As Raghuram Rajan continues facing heat from some sections of BJP, leading industry body CII today backed a second term for RBI Governor, saying he has done a… Read more »

P Chidambaram

Modi govt doesn’t ‘deserve’ Rajan: Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Former finance minister P Chidambaram has wondered whether the Modi government “deserves” Raghuram Rajan, describing him as “one of the most outstanding economists in the world”, amid an… Read more »

India to move up rapidly in ease of doing biz rankingJaitley

India to move up rapidly in ease of doing biz ranking: Jaitley

TOKYO: India will move up “rapidly” on the Ease of Doing Business ranking within a couple of years following an array of reforms undertaken by the government to ease rules,… Read more »

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 »