New Delhi, Aug 30 : The government has identified over 300 cities and towns across nine states for implementing its Housing for All scheme, an official statement said on Sunday.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : The government plans to make available 2 kg cooking gas cylinders Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday while launching the facility of online booking of new cooking gas connections.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : More efficient distribution as well as deployment of additional capital inflows from foreign partners is key to the growth of India's insurance industry, recommended a report on Sunday.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular have hiked charges for post-paid customers by 20 percent in various circles, including the national capital.
New Delhi, Aug.30 : Extraordinary women, who are super achievers and have been pioneers in their respective areas, will come on one platform on Monday to share their experiences, the challenges they have confronted and their achievements.
New Delhi, Aug.30 : Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the FICCI Heal 2015, which will be held here on Monday on the theme of 'India's Healthcare: Time for Paradigm Shift'.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Accusing private companies of supplying costly electricity, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to let the Delhi government scrap previous power agreements.
Washington, Aug 30 : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan says he is trying to bring down India's high inflation rate while navigating complications like manufacturers who are hurt by higher interest rates and a stronger currency.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) has achieved "remarkable success" in serving the poor through banking.
Washington, Aug 30 : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has said the RBI was watching economic data to see whether it can reduce interest rates for the fourth time in recent months.
Manesar (Haryana), Aug 30 : With companies that fall under the ambit of the new guidelines of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) likely to report about their activities from next month, the trust deficit between them and NGOs is likely to reduce, a senior functionary in this field said.
New Delhi, Aug 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government will not renew the land acquisition ordinance that lapses on Monday.
Mumbai, Aug 30 : Upcoming domestic macro data, rupee movement and heightened chances of a US rate hike will flare up volatility in the Indian equity markets during the coming week, experts say.
New Delhi, Aug.30 : The Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry today will launch SAHAJ online LPG connections to give more convenience to new LPG consumers.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 : As a part of the Odisha government's initiative to convert Bhubaneswar into a 'Smart City', Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) has launched 4G high speed Wi-Fi internet services at four locations in the capital city, it was announced here on Saturday.
Bengaluru, Aug 29 : Global software major Infosys Ltd will set up three more campuses here at an investment of Rs.1,918 crore (USD290 million) and create an additional 27,000 jobs, a state government official said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Several leading Internet and telecom sector companies have held discussions with the Arvind Kejriwal led-Delhi government regarding its ambitious city-wide free Wi-Fi project.
Mumbai, Aug 29 : Major infrastructure developer Gammon Infrastructure Projects Ltd on Saturday said it has divested nine project firms to a consortium led by Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management and Core Infrastructure India Fund Ltd (CIIF).
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Real estate major DLF on Saturday said that it had appointed directors Rajeev Talwar and Mohit Gujral as co-CEOs of the company.
Hyderabad, Aug 29 : Dr Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences (DRILS) on Saturday launched "Innovate in India", an interactive web portal to support innovative ideas and help them develop into products or services.
Mumbai, Aug 29 : A slowdown in the Chinese markets, which led to a global markets' crash, coupled with rupee volatility and the risk of a US rate hike knocked-out the Indian equity markets in the week just-ended.
Chandigarh, Aug 29 : With onion prices hitting the Rs.80 per kg mark and more, the Haryana government has ordered the purchase of 1,000 tonnes of onions for sale to the state's people at Rs.35 per kg.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Domestic electronics company Videocon on Saturday said that it had started manufacturing mobile handsets at its Salt Lake facility here.
Shimla, Aug 29 : Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Authority (HIMUDA) would ensure the building of low-cost and quality housing projects in the state, Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma said here on Saturday.
Washington, Aug 29 : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has not ruled out cutting interest rates in India for a fourth time, admitting that the world's central problem is continued slowing economic growth.
Mumbai, Aug 29 : An appreciation in non-dollar currencies propelled India's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves to gain USD 920.6 million in the week ended August 21.
New Delhi Aug 29 : Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Saturday launched a new app named flyDEL that aims to augment the passenger experience and achieve customer delight at the airport.
Washington, Aug 29 : India's apex bank has cautioned its US counterpart on going ahead with a rate hike, especially at a time when world economic growth is stalling which has led to massive volatility in currency, equity and commodity markets.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Art finds a common thread in 'Coriolis Effect', an international exhibition featuring works of artists from India and Africa. The exhibition in the capital, seeks to boost the social, economic and cultural relationship and historical exchange between them.
Hyderabad, Aug 29 : Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that the government will soon take a call on the special parliament session for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.
Mumbai, Aug.29 : Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan released the central bank's annual report for the year 2014-15 on Friday, and said that the RBI would continue to remain focused on looking for ways to reduce inflation.
Mumbai, Aug. 29 : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked all banks and financial institutions to be prepared to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
California, Aug 28 : Facebook over the years have created and broken many records, setting a series of milestones for websites across the world to follow.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : The government on Friday carried out a major administrative reshuffle, making 16 senior level appointments and placing Sunil Arora as information and broadcasting secretary, Shaktikanta Das as economic affairs secretary and Hansmukh Adhia as revenue secretary.
New Delhi, Aug 28 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch a settlement scheme for electricity bill disputes on Sunday, the city government said on Friday.
New Delhi, Aug 28 : A day after a meeting of the central trade unions and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led ministerial panel failed to make any headway, the labour associations on Friday decided to go on with their proposed strike on September 2.
Mumbai, Aug 28 : Malaysian IHH Healthcare on Friday bought a major stake in Indian Global Hospitals chain for USD 195 million.
New Delhi, Aug 28 : The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) on Friday announced it will go on a nationwide indefinite strike from October 1 after the government did not respond to their demand to revoke TDS and toll charges.
New Delhi, Aug 28 : The internationally known Mumbai Dabbawalas will soon have their spouses dishing out packed meals for their customers in the country's financial capital, the Dabbawalas said on Friday.
Mumbai, Aug 28 : State-owned lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday said the government needs to think about means to sustain its social security schemes like Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) in the long run.
Mumbai, Aug 28 : The Maharashtra government on Friday allotted 289 acres of land near Nagpur for Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group's upcoming aerospace park that entails an investment of over Rs.6,500 crore (USD 1 billion).
Mumbai, Aug 28 : Recovery in global crude oil prices coupled with outflow of funds from Indian equity and bonds markets dented the Indian rupee's value against the US dollar on Friday.
Panaji, Aug 28 : Even as onion prices go through the roof, Goans could soon avail of cheaper onions thanks to an initiative by the state horticulture corporation.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : Ola, India's mobile app for personal transportation, on Friday announced that Kolkata's yellow taxis can now be booked through their mobile app.
Kolkata, Aug 28 : The Tata group on Friday announced the commencement of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2015-16, a joint initiative with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) to find India's most promising early-stage social enterprises.
Mumbai, Aug 28 : The Indian market closed in the green with the Sensex ending 161 points above on Friday.
Mumbai, August 28 : Vodafone India on Friday confirmed that it will launch its 4G services by end of the calendar year 2015.
New Delhi, Aug 28 : The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on Friday announced that it had acquired a minority stake in TSG Consulting.
New Delhi, Aug 28 : Stable world markets coupled with hopes of a healthier world economic growth and demand lifted the Indian basket of crude oil prices to USD 44.28 a barrel, official data showed on Friday.
Chennai, Aug 28 : The Indian insurance regulator on Friday came out with draft regulations governing the raising of other forms of capital for insurers.
Bhopal, Aug. 28 : The Dream Start-Up Challenge 2015 has been announced by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and the Bhopal Chapter of Young Indians (YI) in association with AISECT to promote entrepreneurship and innovation in Central India.
Mumbai, Aug 28 : Healthy growth in Chinese exchanges and the US economy, coupled with attractive valuations, buoyed investor sentiment in Indian equity markets on Friday.
New Delhi, Aug 28: Footwear, an often ignored market is growing at a competitive rate in India. The latest trends show a compound annual growth rate of about 15 percent and a total market share of Rs 26,300 crores, according to industry body Assocham and consulting firms Technopak Advisors and Tecnova India.
New Delhi, Aug.28 : Dr. Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, has launched the India Energy Security Scenarios (IESS) 2047 Version 2.0 and unveiled the IESS website along with the documents at a conference organized by FICCI in partnership with NITI Aayog.
New Delhi, Aug.28 (ANI-NewsVoir): Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. is acting as the Indian legal counsel to Citigroup Global Markets India Private Limited, Deutsche Equities India Private Limited, Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities (India) Private Limited, JM Financial Institutional Securities Limited and Kotak Securities Limited (brokers).
Kolkata, Aug 28 : The centre is soon coming up with a long-term framework to bail out the ailing Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) from its losses, union coal and power minister Piyush Goyal said here on Friday.
Patna, Aug 28 : In a bid to provide a worldwide platform to the artisan of Bihar, IndianRoots.com, an online market place for Indian fashion, has joined hands with the state government to become the online partner of Upendra Maharathi Shilp Sansthan (UMSAS).
Shimla, Aug 28 : The Himachal Pradesh government would cancel allotment of industrial plots where proposed units have not been commissioned within the timeframe, state Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said on Friday.
Kolkata, Aug 28 (: The central government is considering rationalising the prices of coal for certain grades based on their calorific value to remove any anomaly in the pricing structure, union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Friday.
Shimla, Aug 28 : The setting up of a biotechnological park in Himachal Pradesh with the central government's assistance was not possible as no investor showed interest, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said on Friday.