08 Feb 2014
New Delhi: The Government on Friday signed a USD 500 million loan agreement with the World Bank to improve piped water supply and sanitation services through decentralized delivery systems in the states of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
08 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Multi-lateral funding agency, the World Bank will provide USD 500 million loan for water supply and sanitation projects in the rural areas of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
20 Feb 2014
Washington: As India heads for general elections, the IMF set the agenda for the next government saying that addressing supply bottlenecks and structural challenges will be essential to achieve faster growth, job creation and poverty reduction.
03 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Planning Commission on Monday asked states to identify one district each for implementing the universal healthcare scheme on pilot basis to provide affordable medical facilities.
02 Mar 2014
Barcelona: Chinese equipment maker Huawei is targeting USD 2 billion revenues from India operations by 2017-end saying that the sentiment is improving for the telecom sector and the coming years will be good for business.
25 Feb 2014
Bangalore: Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd on Tuesday announced that it had won a 10-year multi-million dollar contract from Britain-based leading integrated support services firm Carillion Plc.
25 Feb 2014
Mumbai: Drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on Tuesday said it has suspended all shipments of pharmaceutical ingredients produced at two local factories to review processes and controls.
08 Dec 2013
Coimbatore: A three-day national level conference focussing on the possibilities of exploring the conservation aspects of groundwater would be organized in Coimbatore starting December 9.
17 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Stating that present tax system is hindering its progress, the electronics manufacturing industry has demanded implementation of GST in the next financial year.
19 Feb 2014
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Coal Ministry is taking back 31 coal blocks allocated to private firms including the Tata group and Jindal Steel and Power over delays in developing them, jeopardizing billion-dollar projects and inviting warnings of legal action.