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  • India lags far behind China, US in R&D expenditure: Harsh Vardhan 11 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's investment in science and technology lags far behind that of China, South Korea and the US and the government aims to invest 2 per cent of its GDP on research and development under the 12th Plan against only 0.88 per cent in 2011-12, Rajya Sabha was informed....
  • Government working towards reviving India's economy: Modi assures businessmen November 18, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Melbourne for the last leg of his Australian tour where he held a meeting with the country's CEOs. During the meeting, Modi assured the business community that his government is working towards reviving the economy. "My government is actively working to revive economy....
  • G20 plans major investment initiatives in countries like India November 17, 2014

    Brisbane: The G20 has cited India among other countries for launch of major investment initiatives and for having a sustainable growth. A Brisbane Action plan released as part of the G20 communique also said that the state of the global economy calls for a comprehensive and coherent policy response that restores...
  • Local businessman gains momentum through online initiatives November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In this Internet revolution, a majority of consumers look online for local products or services. Why to go out and explore your requirement when you can 'get online'. With local businesses flourishing in India in every state, city or even small towns, more and more people are connecting...
  • Xi Jinping calls for accelerated efforts to construct Silk Road Belt November 6, 2014

    Beijing: Buoyed by the successful launch of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in which India along with 20 other countries joined, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for accelerating efforts to construct Silk Road Economic Belt, saying that the two are complementary. "China will accelerate the construction of the Silk Road Economic...
  • 'Investors optimistic but speed of changes crucial for growth of Indian market' November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the world economic forum summit, Deloitte's Managing Director for global industries Gary Coleman has said that the investors are looking at the Indian market with optimism. However, he added a caveat saying that India needs to speed up policy and infrastructure changes. "I'm actually quite bullish on...
  • India can grow at 8-9 per cent; good governance key: Arun Jaitley October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: India has the capacity to grow at 8-9 per cent and good governance would make economic expansion "more exuberant", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. "I have always wondered to myself that in the last two years with average to moderate governance (economic growth was sub-five per cent). "India...
  • Egyptian PM praises Indian manufacturing facilities October 29, 2014

    Cairo: Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb has praised the scale of the Indian manufacturing facilities in Egypt as he visited a chemical plant with the largest Indian investment in the country. Mehleb visited TCI Sanmar plant, the largest Indian investor in Egypt's chemical business, in Port Said with six cabinet ministers...
  • Pakistan an attractive, long-term investment place: Nawaz Sharif October 27, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that there were opportunities for investors in Pakistan and termed the country a potential place for long-term investments. The premier was speaking at a two-day investment conference titled 'Invest Pakistan: priority sectors and legal framework for investment in the country', Dawn online...
  • India delays decision on iron ore licence for POSCO's $12 billion plant October 18, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The government has again delayed a decision on permitting POSCO to mine iron ore, seeking more clarifications from Odisha where the South Korean company has waited nine years to set up a $12 billion steel plant. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said in January that POSCO's request for a mining...
  • Madhya Pradesh presenting itself as a core for investment opportunites October 4, 2014

    From being a traditionally cultural hub, Madhya Pradesh is now presenting itself as a core for investment opportunities on the global stage. ...
  • Modi woos US CEOs, says India open-minded, wants change September 29, 2014

    New York: After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. "India...
  • 'Private equity investments in India likely to touch USD 12 billion in 2014' September 28, 2014

    Port Louis (Mauritius): Private equity investment in India is likely to touch a staggering USD 12 billion in 2014 primarily on account of reform measures taken by the government at the Centre. In the first half of the year, private equity entities pumped in USD 6 billion in India. ...
  • Gold edges up on stray support, silver recovers September 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Gold prices gained modestly, in an otherwise lacklustre and cautious trade at the domestic bullion market owing to stray buying support. Elsewhere, silver recovered owing to renewed industrial buying. Standard gold (99.5 purity) moved-up by Rs 5 to close at Rs 26,760 per 10 grams from Friday's level of...
  • PM Modi launches 'Make in India' project, conquers hearts of corporates September 25, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched his ambitious 'Make In India' campaign and said that his government's focus will be on physical infrastructure creation as well as creating a digital network for making India a hub for global manufacturing of goods. He urged industrialists to remain in India, assuring...
  • Narendra Modi seeks to crown global sales pitch with US tour September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in the United States on Friday aiming to woo corporate titans and crown a burst of investment-focused diplomacy, while marking a personal victory for a man who was for years unwelcome in the country. Modi, who was elected in May, will spend two...
  • India International Bullion Summit to be held in Mumbai September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The second edition of India International Bullion Summit (IIBS) will be organised by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association on October 4-5. To commemorate its 66th foundation day, India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA), the apex body of bullion and jewellery associations in the country, will host the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 19, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta September 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion September 19, 2014

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? September 17, 2014

    As India and China try to forge a stronger tie during the threeday state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India, is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? ...
  • IndoChina ties will change the world's outlook, says businessmen September 17, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, businessmen commented on how IndoChina ties will change the world's outlook. "These talks are very vital. It is a big opportunity for us. One of the key discussions should be on investment," said a businessman. ...
  • Merino industries to set up new manufacturing plant in Gujarat September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Merino Industries' readytocook brand Vegit is looking at setting up a new manufacturing plant in Gujarat with an investment of Rs 50 crore. The plant is expected to be operational by year 2017. "We are looking at a second manufacturing plant in Gujarat with an investment of Rs...
  • 5 states claim half of 4 years' investments in public sector September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Five states, including Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, attracted about half the total investment of Rs 550,000 crore by central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) between 200809 and 201213, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) said. Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh were among the top five investment destinations...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years: report September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in five year September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • Malaysia seeks trade in investment, services with India August 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Malaysia has expressed keen interest in trade in both investment and services getting started as part of the IndoMalaysia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), an official of the Malaysian High Commission in India said. "Both India and Malaysia have agreed in principle that trade in investment and services will commence between...
  • Government notifies FDI liberalisation in Railways August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday notified the liberalised Foreign Direct Investment norms for the Railways, permitting 100 per cent FDI through automatic route in several areas, including high speed trains. Other segments of the Railways in which FDI will be allowed include suburban corridor projects through Public Private Partnership (PPP),...
  • British government planning on an enormous investment in India, says UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has hinted that the UK government is planning on making an enormous investment in India, especially in the areas of infrastructure and defence. In an exclusive interview to Network18, Clegg, who is in India for a 3day trade mission, has also...
  • PACL to move Tribunal against Sebi order August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing a Sebi order with charges of running an illicit money pooling scheme worth about Rs 50,000 crore, PACL Ltd on Friday said it will approach the Securities Appellate Tribunal against the directive of the capital markets regulator. "Sebi has unfortunately failed to recognize the submissions of the company...