22 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Foreign Direct Investment into India through the approval route shot up 162 percent to USD 1.91 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal, indicating that government's effort to improve ease of doing business and relaxation in FDI norms may be yielding results.
19 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Five days after offering help to a stranded British couple in Mumbai, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asked the UK government when they would issue the passport for their infant daughter of about five-months.
19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: There was optimism mingled with conviction in VVS Laxman's tone and tenor as the batting great on Monday predicted the start of an era of prolonged dominance by the current Indian Test team, akin to the great West Indian and Australian sides of the past.
31 May 2016
Tokyo: Pitching for investment in India's first sovereign wealth fund NIIF, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today met global investors and promised them an "advantageous" tax regime in the country.
24 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Navy said on Wednesday it is analysing the leak of data related to Scorpene submarines, adding that the source of leak is not from this country.
12 Mar 2015
MUMBAI: Two Indian firms could get a boost from tech majors in what might turn out to be the first direct investment in the country by Google Inc and Alibaba.
17 Feb 2016
Bengaluru: Stating that the FDI inflows in the country are improving day by day, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday said more and more investments are coming from sectors other than IT and IteS.
22 May 2016
New Delhi: India's net FDI flows are expected to rise further this fiscal to USD 38 billion on emergence of some "positive signs" such as regulatory easing in select sectors and reform measures initiated by the government, says a report.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Indian football team jumped four places to be at 148th spot in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday, on the back of an impressive 4-1 win over higher-ranked Puerto Rico last week.
31 Mar 2013
The court battle among airport operators, tax authorities and Kingfisher Airlines' lessors over repossession of its planes may have a negative impact on other Indian carriers leasing aircraft from global leasing companies, a leading aviation consultancy firm has said.