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.
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 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Public sector insurer LIC has lent its support to government's proposal of raising the FDI limit in the sector to 49 percent, a move criticised by a section of the select committee that is evaluating amendments to a Bill pending for four years in Rajya Sabha.
14 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Accepting the Opposition’s demand, the NDA government on Thursday referred the Insurance Bill to the Select Commiteee of Rajya Sabha and asked it to send the report by the last day of first week of next Parliamentary Session.
14 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The government is likely to modify the Information Technology Act, 2000 to remove legal obstacles in e-commerce transactions as it seeks to further boost the rapidly expanding over USD 2-billion online shopping market in the country.
18 Dec 2013
New Delhi: India Inc on Tuesday welcomed the passage of the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill in the Rajya Sabha, which seeks the creation of an anti-corruption ombudsman throughout the country.
04 Aug 2014
New Delhi: A bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday to amend the securities market laws that would give more teeth to Sebi to crackdown on fraudulent investment schemes, seek information from any entity related to a probe and also provide for setting of special courts to ensure speedy trial.
26 Aug 2013
Mumbai: Rising for the third straight day, the S&P BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday closed 39 points up at an over one-week high on buying in power, capital goods and healthcare shares, amid hopes of higher capital inflows.
04 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Reaching out to Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government is open to minor modifications in insurance Bill for its passage in the current session of Parliament.