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Brahma Chellaney He however fears that Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not meet the same success with China’s Xi Jinping during his September visit
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:00:27 +0530
Narendra Taneja Under-recovery was Rs 1.78 per litre during second fortnight of August 2014. A gradual increase, with diesel price hikes every fortnight, and stable oil prices in international market have aided this narrowing of gap.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:42:00 +0530
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Modi and his Japanese counterpart are expected to sign several key agreements today. While consensus is expected on boosting trade and defence ties, there is no confirmation yet on the civilian nuclear agreement.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:23:46 +0530
Latha Venkatesh However, on a sequential basis, first quarter current account deficit for FY15 widens from 1.2 percent, while trade deficit too rises to USD 34 billion from USD 30.6 billion.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:58:12 +0530
Core sector growth slows to 2.7% in July Growth in the infrastructure sector, which has a combined weight of about 38 percent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), stood at 5.3 percent in July 2013.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:28:24 +0530
Analysts lifts growth target; SBI sees GDP clipping at 5.8% "Based on Q1 GDP numbers at 5.7 percent, we are now revising our forecast for the full fiscal growth to 5.78 percent," SBI Research's Soumya Kanti Ghosh said in a note
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:48:14 +0530
India, Japan can forge eco ties in power, infra: Assocham The industry is evidently optimistic about the PM's visit to Japan. As a global economic leader, Japan offers immense opportunities for cooperation and partnership, said Assocham President Rana Kapoor.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:40:19 +0530
Vikas Halan According to Vikas Halan, credit spreads can’t be more than 500 basis points for more than five year paper and the use of proceeds are also restricted.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:34:16 +0530
Narendra Modi Highlighting the achievements of the 100 days of his government, Modi said one of the major initiatives of the new regime was further opening of the FDI rules which too was being widely appreciated by the investors.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:44:06 +0530
HSBC mfg PMI slows marginally in Aug, but remains 'solid' The HSBC India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a measure of factory production, eased to 52.4 in August from 53 in July, registering a moderation in manufacturing activity, though remaining "solid".
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:12:39 +0530
C Rangarajan The Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan took charge on September 4 and soon managed to reign in the rupee's fall. Since taking charge, his two-point agenda has been inflation targeting and bank recapitalisation.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:09:39 +0530
Taimur Baig Taimur Baig, Chief Economist of India Global Markets Research at Deutsche Bank believes there is a possibility that in the second quarter, there might be some downside risks – monsoon, power shortage issue, which may hit power production.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:00:35 +0530
A year on, 'rockstar' Rajan adds song to India story In a year, Raghuram Rajan has tamed the rupee fall, appears to be succeeding in controlling inflation and is busy changing the way banks work in India.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:07:39 +0530
Sonal Varma The 5.7 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth recorded during the period April to June 2014 is the fastest India's economy sprinted in previous 9 quarters, boosted by manufacturing and services sectors.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:44:40 +0530
Shaktikanta Das Revenue Secretary, Shaktikanta Das in an interview to CNBC-TV18’s Sapna Das spoke about goods and services tax (GST) and central sales tax (CST) dues
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:37:14 +0530
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The government diktat to extend school hours on Teachers' Day to show the PM's speech live has sparked a controversy. The PM will deliver an address to the students on September 5 between 3 and 5 pm. However, the schools and parents say that the time is inconvenient and is making them completely reschedule their plans. HRD minister Smriti Irani though has called the controversy politically motivated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to complete 100 days in office. Speedy decision making and taking steps in the right direction have been accounted as the government's biggest achievement.
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