Nov 22, 2014 05:18 PM
India’s ranking on the shareholder protection parameter of the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ratings has shot up from 29 in 2012 to 7 in 2014, ahead of even advanced economies such as the U.S., Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEB
Nov 22, 2014 06:31 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that he does not favour burdening the salaried and middle-class with more taxes but would go after the evaders in widening the net.In fact, he would encourage more money being put in the pockets of tax payers
Nov 21, 2014 06:31 PM
The government is considering doing away with the LPG subsidy for the well-off, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. “The next important decision India will have to take is whether people like me...(are) entitled to get our LPG subs
Nov 22, 2014 04:01 PM
Faced with the daunting task of getting back black money stashed abroad, government on Saturday said it was having a relook at some of the bilateral tax treaties signed with foreign countries that may be hindering the repatriation of the money. “O
Nov 21, 2014 11:18 PM
The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), on Friday, said it welcomed the proposed Executive Action by U.S. President Barack Obama on the immigrants in that country. Nasscom, in a statement stated that the new move by Mr. Obam
Nov 21, 2014 11:13 PM
The gullible member of the public is sent a credit card, which allows withdrawal of money up to a certain limit, albeit a small sum, from a bank account. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday issued one more alert to the public about the newest form
Nov 21, 2014 05:38 PM
Dr. Vivek Lall, global chief executive for international strategic development for electromagnetic systems of the U.S.-based global defence and nuclear giant General Atomics, feels that “Make in India” initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Mod
Nov 21, 2014 05:18 PM
China cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up a campaign to prop up growth in the world’s second-largest economy as it heads towards its slowest growth in nearly a quarter century. The cut — the first such move in over two yea
Nov 21, 2014 04:18 PM
Warning that black money can destabilise world peace and harmony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that democratic nations have an obligation of collectively fighting this evil as it does not affect any country selectively.A day after his r
Nov 20, 2014 08:42 PM
The Reserve Bank on Thursday asked banks to inform their customers about fall in minimum balance well in advance and said that penal charges should be levied only to the extent of shortfall in such balances. The guidelines with respect to levying of penal
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