28 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to make India 'Swacch Bharat' found many takers in the country with the top corporate houses making investments to support the construction of toilets in households and schools.
25 Jan 2015
New Delhi: India will soon see a surge in foreign direct investment, including from the US, as thecountry strengthens manufacturing sector under the 'Make in India' programme, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said on Sunday.
21 Jan 2015
Washington: Opening up of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in key sectors, use of technology to leapfrog in terms of industrial growth and ease of business are the hallmarks of Modi government's 'Make in India' initiative, according to Indian officials.
23 Jan 2015
Washington: Ahead of President Barack Obama's trip to India, two US lawmakers have asked him to request Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to liberalise foreign direct investment (FDI) restrictions on e-commerce sector.
28 Jan 2015
Mumbai: The rupee fell by 10 paise to 61.51 against the dollar in morning trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to appreciation of the US currency overseas.
04 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Seeking simpler norms for listing of stock exchanges, top bourse BSE has suggested that the government exempt them from tougher regulations applicable to corporate entities going public.
08 Jan 2015
Chennai: The increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) limit by 23 percent to 49 percent is expected to alleviate the capital pressure on Indian private non-life insurers, global credit rating agency Moody's Investor Service (MIS) said on Thursday.
06 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The new ordinance for mines and minerals will enable setting up of special courts to deal with the cases of illegal mining on a fast-track basis, while offenders will face higher penalties and imprisonment. Besides, it also seeks to empower the Centre to pass orders in case of delays by states, a source said while citing from the ordinance approved by the union Cabinet last evening.
27 Jan 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh has the potential to attract investment of about Rs 72,000 crore by 2020 in the field of electronics system design and manufacturing, as per Vision 2020 document unveiled by Indian Cellular Association on Tuesday.
16 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Six proposals for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the single brand retail sector are under the process for approval, government said on Tuesday.