2013 14

  • India's workingage population to rise to 64 per cent by 2021: Survey July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The proportion of workingage population in India is likely to increase from around 58 per cent in 2001 to more than 64 per cent by 2021, with a large number of young persons in the 2035 age group, according to the preBudget Economic Survey 201314. India with a large...
  • India needs to unleash labour reforms to create jobs July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: India needs to unleash second generation labour reforms and capitalise on demographic advantage for creating new firms and jobs, a government document said on Wednesday. "It is imperative to use India's unique demographic moment wisely and unleash the second generation reforms," the Economic Survey for 201314 stated. The suggestion assumes...
  • Growth forecast for next fiscal between 5.4 to 5.9 per cent July 9, 2014

    Indian economy is likely to grow in the range of 5.4 to 5.9 per cent in 201415 overcoming the sub5 per cent growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) witnessed over the last two years. The growth slowdown in the last two years was broad based, affecting in particular the industry...
  • Economic Survey 201314: Poverty ratio declines to 21.9 per cent July 9, 2014

    The Economic Survey 201314 presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has asked policy makers to design and execute development strategies targeting the young population that was approximately 58 per cent in 2001 and will increase to more than 64 per cent in 2021. The government has to take timely...
  • Highlights of Economic Survey 201314 presented by Arun Jaitley July 9, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Economic Survey 201314 in Parliament on Wednesday which reveals that while the economy has shown an improvement but it is still not out of the woods. Even as Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is expected to be well below the six per cent mark, inflation...
  • Jaitley presents Economic Survey, GDP growth below 6 pc, inflation down July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: India's grim economic situation was reflected in the Economic Survey 201314, presented in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. While the Economic Survey noted that fiscal deficit for 201314 has been contained at 4.5 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...
  • KSCA honours Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka June 29, 2014

    Bangalore: The R Vinay Kumarled Karnataka team, who won the Ranji Trophy, were felicitated by the state cricket association for their unprecedented achievement of winning three titles in a single year. Also felicitated by Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) were six other state squads which had won Ranji Trophy, beginning from...
  • India's economic growth remains subdued at 4.7 pc in 201314 May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: India's economic growth remained subdued at 4.7 per cent in 201314 and at 4.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of the financial year, mainly due to a decline in manufacturing and mining output. The country's economy, or gross domestic product (GDP), had expanded at 4.5 per...
  • Take joint action against wilful defaulters: Chidambaram to banks May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday advised public sector banks to form a consortium and take joint action against wilful defaulters, especially in the cases where the "promoter is prosperous but the company is sick." After reviewing annual performance of public sector banks and financial institutions for fiscal...
  • Interim Budget 2014: Reactions from across the country February 17, 2014

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congressled UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. CNNIBN takes the calls of people from across the country to know their reactions over this interim budget 2014. ...
  • Government raises funding under state Plans to Rs 3.38 lakh crore February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram has provided Rs 3,38,562 crore for 201415 under the states Plans, which is higher than revised estimates of Rs 1,19,039 crore for the current fiscal. In the Plan Budget, an additional central assistance is given under state Plans for implementation of centrally sponsored schemes (CSSs)...
  • CBI gets modest increase of 17 pc in budgetary allocation February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI has received Rs 520.56 crore in the interim budgetary allocation for the next fiscal, which is a modest increase of approximately 17 per cent over 201314. In the interim budget presented on Monday, the agency has been allocated Rs 520.56 crore as compared to Rs 443.97 crore in...
  • Economic growth to cross 5 pc this financial year: PM February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Pinning hopes on the good monsoon and recent reforms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said economic growth will cross 5 per cent in the current financial year and accelerate further in the coming years. Addressing the Governors' Conference, Singh said the Indian economy, after many years of rapid...
  • The Last Word: What is the true state of Indian economy? February 10, 2014

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday expressed confidence that the economic growth rate for the current financial year will be revised to not less than 5 per cent. Growth in 201213 slipped to a decadelow of 4.5 per cent. The economy expanded 4.6 per cent in the first half (AprilSeptember)...
  • Growth will not be less than 5 pc in 201314, says Chidambaram February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday expressed confidence that the economic growth rate for the current financial year will be revised to not less than 5 per cent. "I am confident that the final estimate will be not less than 5 per cent for the whole year," Chidambaram said,...
  • India's economic growth pegged at 4.9 pc in 201314 February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: India's economic growth rate in the current financial year has been estimated at 4.9 per cent, a faster pace than in the previous year, mainly on an improved performance in the agriculture and allied sectors. "The growth in GDP during 201314 is estimated at 4.9 per cent as compared...
  • Fraud cases of Rs 6,175 cr reported by PSU banks till January 2014 February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Public sector banks have reported fraud cases of Rs 1 lakh and above amounting to Rs 6,174.83 crore till January during the 201314 financial year, Parliament was informed on Friday. For the entire 201213, such cases had amounted to Rs 8,232.67 crore; Rs 4,069.80 crore in 201112 and were...
  • We aim to dominate Indian cricket for next decade: Vinay Kumar February 3, 2014

    Bangalore: Vinay Kumar, who led Karnataka to their seventh Ranji Trophy title, on Monday said his team's goal is to dominate Indian cricket for the next ten years. "We have a great bunch of guys who are very young and hungry to perform. I feel we have it in us to...
  • Irani Cup: Harbhajan to lead Rest of India, Gambhir included February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh will get a shot at redemption while leading a 15member Rest of India squad that also includes seasoned opener Gautam Gambhir as they take on Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka in the Irani Cup match in Bangalore from February 9. However, the two other out of...
  • Karnataka win their 7th Ranji Trophy title beating Maharashtra February 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka deservedly won their seventh Ranji Trophy title after beating a spirited Maharashtra side by seven wickets on the fifth and concluding day of the final match here on Sunday. Chasing a modest victory target of 157 in little over two sessions, Karnataka batsmen reached the destination with...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 3rd T20 February 2, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Australia win the toss and opt to bat. TEAM NEWS: Chris Jordan makeh is T20 debut for England, who have also included allrounder Ben Stokes in the eleven. Michael Lumb and James Tredwell sit out. Australia have replaced...
  • As it happened: Karnataka vs Maharashtra, Ranji Trophy Final Day 5 February 2, 2014

    Catch all the action from the final day as Karnataka look to wrap up the season by lifting the trophy in Uppal. Day 4 Roundup: Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upper hand despite a spirited fightback by...
  • Vinay Kumar confident of Karnataka taking four early wickets February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final, Karnataka captain R Vinay Kumar expressed confidence of his team taking the rest of the four wickets of their opponents early on Sunday and claim the title. "I would say we are 90 per cent...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Maharashtra 272 for 6, lead Karnataka by 62 on Day 4 February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Kedar Jadhav continued his glorious form in the Ranji Trophy with a sparkling century as Karnataka maintained their upperhand despite a spirited fightback by Maharashtra on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy final on Saturday. Karnataka finished their first innings on 515 taking a sizeable 210 run first innings...
  • As it happened: Maharashtra vs Karnataka, Ranji Trophy Final, Day 4 February 1, 2014

    Catch all the action from Ranji Trophy 201314 final being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day. Karnataka were successful in their plan to bat...
  • Andy Flower steps down as England cricket coach January 31, 2014

    Andy Flower quit as head coach of England's Test team on Friday in the wake of a humiliating Ashes whitewash by Australia, ending a fiveyear reign in which he oversaw the most successful period in the national side's recent history. The Zimbabwean said in a statement released by the England and...
  • Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka 474/7, lead Maharashtra by 169 runs January 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Favourites Karnataka are well on course to win the Ranji Trophy title after extending their overall lead to 169 runs at stumps on the third day of their summit clash against Maharashtra, here on Friday. Starting the day at 230 for no loss, Karnataka were successful in their plan...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 2nd T20 January 31, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) England have won the toss and opted to bat in the second Twenty 20. The first T20 at Hobart was an absolute thriller, which went Australia's way. Teams: Australia (Playing XI): Cameron White, Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell, George Bailey(c), Brad Hodge,...