06 Oct 2012
FDI in retail is being projected as a panacea for all the ills plaguing agriculture. It is expected to raise farmers income, remove middlemen, help consumers get a low price, and of course remove the massive wastage that we see in the farm supply chain.
09 Jul 2013
There are advantages and disadvantages to an open-plan office - a single giant room where there is not much to separate you from a co-worker seated next to you.
02 Aug 2013
• Norms for Multi-brand Retail Trading (MBRT) relaxed • Eased mandatory 30 pc local sourcing norms for MBRT players • Local sourcing norm to apply only in first engagement • FDI cap in telecom raised to 100 pc from 74 pc; up to 49 pc through automatic route and beyond that via FIPB
18 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Retail inflation for farm and rural labourers rose to 8.38 percent and 8.51 percent in March mainly on account of high prices of food items.
27 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Foreign direct investment into India grew for the second consecutive month in February this year to USD 2.01 billion, up 12.29 per cent.
03 Jul 2013
The government is considering tweaking the FDI policy in retail sector so as to allow global chains like Walmart, Carrefour and Tesco to open multi-brand stores in non-hilly cities with a population of less than one million.
12 Oct 2013
On Board PM's Special Aircraft: Expressing hope that foreign players will invest in multi-brand retail, Union Minister Anand Sharma said that any policy will take time to fructify into investments and ruled out further concessions on sourcing norms.
25 Nov 2011
The government on Friday asserted that opening up of multi-brand retail for foreign players will create over 10 million jobs in the next three, brushing aside all criticism including from key UPA ally Trinamool Congress.
14 Sep 2013
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank notified the definition of term 'control' in relation to foreign direct investment and revised the list of states where FDI is permitted in multi-brand retail.
16 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Mobile operator Uninor on Tuesday said that it has opened 367 new exclusive retail stores in one day, taking the overall footprint to 1,480 stores in the six circles, where it offers services.