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Exports up for third month in a row

Exports up for third month in a row

Reflecting some recovery in the global markets, India’s exports grew for the third month in a row, rising by 6.97 per cent in March though on annual basis it declined…

Govt announces host of incentives to boost declining exports

Govt announces host of incentives to boost declining exports

Faced with declining exports, the government today announced a slew of measures including extension of the popular EPCG scheme to all sectors and sops for Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to…

Goa imposes entry tax amid opposition from neighbouring states

Goa imposes entry tax amid opposition from neighbouring states

Goa refused to withdraw the entry tax imposed on the vehicles arriving from other states, even as strong protests were held at Banda village in Maharashtra, demanding roll back of…

India 2nd biggest destination for UAEs postal service

India 2nd biggest destination for UAEs postal service

UAE’s Emirates Post said that its Express Parcel service saw the second biggest increase of 41 percent in parcel volumes to India in the first quarter of 2013. The biggest…

World Bank proposes multi-billion programme in India to reduce poverty

World Bank proposes multi-billion programme in India to reduce poverty

The World Bank has come out with a multi-billion (USD12-20 billion) four-year plan aimed at bringing down poverty levels in seven low-income Indian states, where majority of India’s poor live,…

‘India, China help mobile subscriptions grow to 6.3 bn in 2012’

‘India, China help mobile subscriptions grow to 6.3 bn in 2012’

Buoyed by expanding markets in India and China, global mobile subscriptions totalled around 6.3 billion last year, with subscriptions growing at about 9 per cent year-on-year, a report by European…

Indian economy to grow at a higher pace of 6% in FY’14: ADB

Indian economy to grow at a higher pace of 6% in FY’14: ADB

Multilateral funding agency ADB on Tuesday said India’s growth rate will improve to 6 percent in the current fiscal on the back of stronger external demand and progress on reforms.…

Govt to make all efforts to push stalled projects: FM

Govt to make all efforts to push stalled projects: FM

Finance minister P Chidambaram on Monday said over 340 projects are held up for some reasons or the other and expressed his commitment to remove bottlenecks hampering their implementation. “We…

Latest edition of consolidated FDI policy released

Latest edition of consolidated FDI policy released

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) released the latest edition of consolidated FDI policy incorporating the changes made in the regulations over the past one year. The DIPP…

India can clock 6.5% growth this fiscal: Montek

India can clock 6.5% growth this fiscal: Montek

India can grow by 6.5 per cent in the current fiscal during which big projects are likely to get clearances from CCI, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said…