Apr 24, 2014 05:08 PM
Mr. Singh, who is also the Chairman of the Commission, is expected to thank the panel members during his meeting for the work done during the ten-year UPA regime. In what is being considered as a farewell meeting, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet
Apr 22, 2014 04:21 PM
The government’s wheat procurement target for the ongoing 2014-15 marketing year is likely to be missed and slip below the last year’s level of 25 million tonnes, Food Secretary Sudhir Kumar said on Tuesday.State-run Food Corporation of India
Apr 23, 2014 10:33 PM
French Ambassador Francois Richier, on Wednesday, expressed hope that the long on-going negotiations between India and the European Union (EU) for the free trade agreement (FTA) would re-commence after the new government assumes office post the general ele
Apr 23, 2014 05:43 PM
Of the 369 million debit and credit cards in the country, 10-15 per cent are used only for online transactions, the Reserve Bank said. India is one of the fastest-growing countries in the plastic money segment, with close to 350 million debit cards and
Apr 21, 2014 07:09 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fixed the quantum of intervention through Market Stabilisation Scheme (MSS) at Rs. 50,000 crore to manage liquidity.Under the MSS, RBI, on the behalf of government, absorbs liquidity by issuing Treasury Bills and/ or dat
Apr 21, 2014 05:34 PM
Even as the BJP approached the Election Commission to stop the UPA government from appointing a new Navy Chief and Lokpal mid-way into elections, the Centre has appointed columnist and RBI Chair Professor at the National Institute of Public Finance and Po
Apr 21, 2014 04:12 PM
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has sought a status report from the Petroleum Ministry on issues around the implementation of the Cabinet decision to almost double natural gas rates. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had first on
Apr 20, 2014 09:46 PM
Economic issues are inextricably tied to the ongoing high voltage election propaganda. The claim that a BJP-led NDA government will manage the economy far better than the UPA II will have to be tested.But for now, do official data on the economy corroborat
Apr 20, 2014 09:45 PM
There is only a 50 per cent chance India’s gross domestic product (GDP) will average even 6.5 per cent over the next five fiscals, according to a Crisil Research report, and that too, is predicated on a decisive mandate in the ongoing general electio
Apr 20, 2014 10:48 AM
Retirement fund body EPFO will provide permanent or universal account numbers (UAN) on the pattern of core banking services to its over five crore active subscribers by October 15 this year. Under core banking services, a customer can avail the bank servi
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