25 Nov 2015
Mumbai: Viacom18 Consumer Products, an arm of media firm Viacom18, yesterday said it is foraying into the food and beverages sector and will launch MTV-themed cafes.
25 Nov 2015
Moscow: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov today said the downing of its fighter jet by Turkey appeared to be a 'planned provocation' as the incident heightened tensions between Moscow and Ankara.
30 Sep 2015
New Delhi: With USD 31 billion of foreign capital inflows, India has surpassed China and the US to take the pole position in attracting largest FDI in the first half of 2015, a report said yesterday.
17 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to further relax foreign investment norms, the government is considering increasing the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in private banks to 100 percent, from the existing 74 percent.
24 Nov 2015
Singapore: Promising more reforms to make India more attractive for foreign investments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assured investors that he would 'carefully hold' their hands and expressed hope that the GST regime would be rolled out in 2016.
28 Aug 2015
Washington: Agriculture in India has tremendous potential of being transformed into a vibrant sector, a delegation of US companies, which recently visited New Delhi, said and called for necessary policy reforms to enhance foreign direct investment in the food processing sector.
22 Nov 2015
Guwahati: Terming India as the "most tolerant country in the world", Assam Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya today said all Indian-origin people, including Muslims, persecuted in any foreign lands were welcome in the country.
19 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The government today said there is no 'immediate plan' to permit foreign direct investment in the country's coffee and rubber plantation sector.
23 Nov 2015
Mumbai: The rupee plunged by 28 paise to more than 2-month low of 66.47 against the US dollar today on fresh month-end demand for the American currency from importers and banks amidst volatile equity markets.
15 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country has seen a 48 percent growth in the seven-month period from the launch of 'Make in India' initiative in September till April 2015, an official statement said on Tuesday.