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‘India to invest $100 billion by 2024 in oil, gas sector’

‘India to invest $100 billion by 2024 in oil, gas sector’

🕔18:34, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  Even as the investment in world energy market is fast switching towards electric and renewables, India is set to further strengthen its carbon footprint with an investment of over $100 billion over the next five years

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SC orders to complete Jaypee Infratech resolution in 90 days

SC orders to complete Jaypee Infratech resolution in 90 days

🕔18:25, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  In what could be a relief to the home buyers, the Supreme Court on Wednesday has ordered to complete Insolvency Resolution Process (IRP) of Jaypee Infratech Ltd within 90 days. A bench of Justices A. M.

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India will chart its own Course of Energy Transition in a Responsible Manner, says Dharmendra Pradhan

India will chart its own Course of Energy Transition in a Responsible Manner, says Dharmendra Pradhan

🕔18:19, 6.Nov 2019

Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has said that Global energy system is transforming at an unprecedented pace. Participating in the ENRich 2019 – KPMG India’s Annual Energy Conclave here today, the Petroleum Minister

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Petrol, diesel prices unchanged on Wednesday

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged on Wednesday

🕔12:14, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  The price of petrol and diesel remained unchanged on Wednesday. Crude prices in the international market continue to to be low compared to the last session, even though international benchmark brent crude have recorded a spike

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FM hints at more sops for housing sector

FM hints at more sops for housing sector

🕔07:05, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6 Hinting at a big boost to the realty sector, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) are in the process of resolving the issues faced by the

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Exploring trade deals with US, EU: Goyal

Exploring trade deals with US, EU: Goyal

🕔07:04, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  Asserting that India decided not to be part of the RCEP in view of larger interests of the domestic economy and huge deficit trade balance, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said India is exploring trade

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Government to bring in new base year for GDP calculation

Government to bring in new base year for GDP calculation

🕔07:02, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) will, in next few months, decide on a new base year for calculating the GDP and is working to bring in a new series for national accounts in

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RBI enhances PMC Bank withdrawal limit to Rs 50,000

RBI enhances PMC Bank withdrawal limit to Rs 50,000

🕔06:53, 6.Nov 2019

Mumbai, Nov 6  Following a review of the crisis-ridden Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank’s (PMC’s) liquidity position, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday raised the withdrawal limit for bank depositors to Rs 50,000 from Rs 40,000 earlier. This

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RCEP decision in best interests of India: Goyal

RCEP decision in best interests of India: Goyal

🕔06:52, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  Commerce minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken the best decision to opt out of RCEP keeping in mind the interests of domestic industry, small entrepreneurs and farmers. He said for

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India M&A deals seen at $52.1 billion in 2019

India M&A deals seen at $52.1 billion in 2019

🕔06:51, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  With mergers and acquisitions (M&A) reaching $52.1 billion, India dealmaking activity is expected to revert to the “normal” in 2019 despite global slowdown, according to a report by law firm Baker McKenzie on Tuesday. “India M&A

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IL&FS Financial Services defaults on payments as low as Rs 4 lakh

IL&FS Financial Services defaults on payments as low as Rs 4 lakh

🕔12:44, 5.Nov 2019

N0ew Delhi, Nov 5 IL&FS Financial Services has defaulted on its payment obligations on loans and interest payments as low as Rs 4 lakh from October 31 to November 4. In a regulatory filing with stock exchanges, the company has said

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Quad countries discuss security cooperation, connectivity

Quad countries discuss security cooperation, connectivity

🕔12:39, 5.Nov 2019

Bangkok, Nov 5 Senior officials from the Quad countries — India, Japan, Australia and the US — met in Bangkok on Monday and discussed matters related to maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, including boosting connectivity and cooperation in

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Modi, Morrison discuss Indo-Pacific peace, security

Modi, Morrison discuss Indo-Pacific peace, security

🕔12:36, 5.Nov 2019

Bangkok, Nov 5  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Scott Morrison, his Australian counterpart, here on Monday, reaffirmed their desire to further strengthen the bilateral relations. The two leaders met on the sidelines of India-ASEAN and East Asia Summit and reaffirmed

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Terrorism, Indo-Pacific feature in Modi’s talks with Vietnam PM

Terrorism, Indo-Pacific feature in Modi’s talks with Vietnam PM

🕔12:34, 5.Nov 2019

Bangkok, Nov 5  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc, during which the two sides agreed to work closely to tackle the threats of extremism and terrorism and also to promote peace,

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India won’t join RCEP, no compromise on core interests: PM

India won’t join RCEP, no compromise on core interests: PM

🕔12:31, 5.Nov 2019

Bangkok, Nov 5  India on Monday shut the doors to joining a China-led mega trade deal, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi deciding that there would be “no compromise” on the nation’s core interests, as the deal would have impacted the

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CBI searches 169 places in bank frauds worth Rs 7,000 cr

CBI searches 169 places in bank frauds worth Rs 7,000 cr

🕔12:29, 5.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 5  Tightening its noose in bank fraud cases worth Rs 7,000 crore, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday carried out searches at over 169 locations across the country. A senior CBI official said the agency

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Srinagar grenade attack: Civilian killed, over dozen injured

Srinagar grenade attack: Civilian killed, over dozen injured

🕔16:21, 4.Nov 2019

Srinagar, Nov 4  One civilian was killed and over a dozen others injured on Monday when militants hurled a grenade at the busy Amira Kadal near city centre Lal Chowk here in Kashmir Valley, police sources said. Militants hurled the

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India-Japan summit will deepen further ties: Modi to Abe

India-Japan summit will deepen further ties: Modi to Abe

🕔16:15, 4.Nov 2019

Bangkok, Nov 4  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe here on Monday on the sideline of ASEAN-related summits and conveyed that he eagerly looked forward to welcoming him in India next month for the annual summit

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Higher education a privilege not available to many: Kovind

Higher education a privilege not available to many: Kovind

🕔16:10, 4.Nov 2019

Shillong, Nov 4  Noting that higher education is a privilege not available to a lot of people in India, President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday appealed to graduates to help improve the condition of such underprivileged fellow citizens. Kovind, who

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Petrol prices fall for 4th consecutive day, diesel prices down

Petrol prices fall for 4th consecutive day, diesel prices down

🕔15:04, 4.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 4  Petrol prices dropped for the fourth consecutive day across the four metros on Monday, while diesel prices also registered a decline after a two-day break. Petrol prices in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai were reduced by nine

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