17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma is this year's biggest financial gainer as the billionaire entrepreneur's fortune has swelled by a whopping USD 18.5 billion this year to USD 29.2 billion, a report says.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday failed to arrive at consensus over Goods and Services Tax as the state governments severely opposed ruling dispensation's revised GST draft and Constitutional Amendment Bill.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The long pending hike in foreign investment limit in insurance sector to 49 percent may soon become a reality with the Parliamentary panel endorsing the government bill after incorporating Congress party suggestion of a composite cap on overseas investments.
06 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Hinting that the chances of the Insurance Bill getting approved during parliament's ongoing winter session are high, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday the debate on opening up the sector will end soon.
01 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday expressed hope that the much-awaited GST Bill, which provides for a uniform indirect tax structure, would be introduced in the current winter session of Parliament.
29 Oct 2014
Washington: India has been places at 142 among 189 countries in the latest World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business" report released on Wednesday, a drop by two places from the last year's ranking.
10 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday earmarked Rs two crore for anti-corruption body Lokpal and deducted about Rs 94 lakh from last fiscal's Rs 21.29 crore allocation to Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in the Union Budget.
13 Nov 2014
San Francisco: Microsoft issued an emergency oatch on Thursday for a dangerous flaw that has existing in Windows operating software for nearly two decades.
11 Oct 2014
Kolkata: The latest Index of Industrial Production data -- which logged in 5-month low growth rate for August -- was not worrisome as some other sectors were showing signs of expansion, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman said.
11 Oct 2014
Washington: Discount retailer Kmart said a data breach of its systems had compromised some customers' debit and credit card numbers, in the latest cybersecurity attack against a major US store.