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  • A month before Vibrant Gujarat Summit, hotels in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar booked to capacity November 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With over a month to go for the seventh edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit, hotels in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar are already booked to capacity. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi now gaining stature as a global leader, his brainchild, the Vibrant Gujarat summit, is a housefull affair...
  • SEBI's investor protection project may get an overhaul in board meeting today November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: SEBI chief UK Sinha's pet project, investor protection, is all set to get a fillip. Following the recommendations of the Justice RS Sodhi panel and public comments received last December, the SEBI board will overhaul existing norms, beginning with the tweaking of the very definition of an insider. Sources...
  • Rate cut by RBI will give 'good fillip' to economy, says Arun Jaitley November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Pitching for a rate cut by RBI, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that lower cost of capital will give a "good fillip" to the economy. "I am quite clear in my mind that the cost of capital has to come down....
  • Investor confidence of India on an all-time high: Piyush Goyal November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As top business leaders debated growth outlook for India under its five-month-old government, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that investor confidence of the country has reached an all-time high. "When business succeeds, we will improve the lives of the people," Goyal said here at India Economic Summit as...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • RIL to complete Rs 20,000 crore investment in Madhya Pradesh by March 2016 October 9, 2014

    Indore: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday said that his group will complete Rs 20,000 crore investment programme in Madhya Pradesh by March 2016. "We are in the midst of a major investment programme in MP which ends in the next 18 months. We are investing cumulatively Rs 20,000 crore......
  • Digitization to help create more jobs: Mukesh Ambani October 9, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated a Global Invsetors' Summit in Indore. Reliance Group Chairman Mukesh Ambani said digitization will lead to the creation of more jobs. "I firmly believe that in today's world, to change our education for youth, to change our healthcare, to change our govt services,...
  • India not just a market, can be a manufacturing hub: PM Modi October 9, 2014

    Indore: Making a strong pitch to attract investments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India is not just a market but a manufacturing hub as huge opportunities exist in India. "When we say Make in India, we want to tell the world there are ample opportunities in India, don't...
  • Live: India not just a market, can be a manufacturing hub: PM Modi October 9, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Global investor's summit in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. 20 countries are participating in the two-day Global Investors' Summit. ...
  • Supreme Court verdict scrapping coal blocks to weigh on lenders September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court verdict scrapping most coal extraction permits given to companies over two decades has raised concerns that loans to the holders of the permits could turn sour, piling pressure on lenders already battling a rise in bad loans. The court said on Wednesday that companies will have until...
  • Just like 'Made in Japan', want to turn 'Made in India' into a brand: PM Modi to investors September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to woo Japanese investors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured them there was no red tapism but only red carpet in India. Giving a key note address at JapanIndia Association event hosted by Jetro and Nikkei, Modi said, "Like 'Made in Japan', we aim...
  • Chit fund scam: Having lost lifelong savings, investors wait in agony for their money August 29, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: It's been more than three years now that over one million depositors in Odisha, mostly poor people, lost their hard earned money in the Rs 20,000 crore chit fund scam. CBI investigation is on and several owners of such fraudulent companies are in jail. But the plight of the...
  • Bring more retail investors to market: Jaitley to Sebi August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Pitching for greater transparency in rulemaking and other functions of regulators, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday asked Sebi to work towards attracting more retail investors to the capital markets. Addressing the board of the capital markets regulator, Jaitley also asked Sebi to consider new measures to address issues...
  • NSEL scam: Investors want action against brokers, defaulters August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A year after the Rs 5,600crore scam at National Spot Exchange (NSEL) came to light, aggrieved investors who are yet to get their money back, on Saturday demanded action against top brokers of the crippled bourse, arrest of all top defaulters and a Special Court for faster recovery. Economic Offences...
  • Current value of Flipkart is expected to be 5 million dollars July 30, 2014

    India's biggest online retailer Flipkart has raised 1 billion dollars in fresh funding. The current value of Flipkart is now expected to be 5 million dollars. The market size has increased. Internet is now at an inflection point, thus attracting a lot of investors to Flipkart. The latest round of...
  • Sensex at 10day high, IT pack leads rally on TCS earnings July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Friday surged over 80 points to close at 25,641.56, its highest in 10 days, on sustained buying by foreign funds in IT shares after encouraging earnings from TCS. After opening in the negative zone and slipping further to 25,441.24 on profitbooking and a weak global cues...
  • Investors pump in Rs 54,000 crore in mutual fund schemes in FY14 July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Investors pumped in nearly Rs 54,000 crore in various mutual fund schemes in 201314, 23 per cent lower than the amount infused by them in the preceding fiscal, the Economic Survey on Wednesday said. "During 201314, mutual funds mobilised Rs 53,782 crore from the markets as compared to Rs...
  • Nifty surges to mark biggest quarterly gains since March 2012 June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty rose 1.24 per cent on Monday as investors bought shares in recent outperformers such as State Bank of India, allowing the broader index to post its best quarterly gain since JanuaryMarch 2012. The Nifty provisionally rose 13.36 per cent in the quarter concluded on Monday, the best performer...
  • Afghanistan woos India Inc; to give preference to Indian companies June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Keen on attracting greater funds from India Inc in rebuilding the warravaged nation, Afghanistan will accord preferential treatment to Indian investors, a top official said on Tuesday. "Afghanistan has been a recipient of assistance for capacity building, infrastructure, community based business projects and humanitarian assistance from India. We intend to...
  • Piyush Goyal to meet bankers on Monday; discuss bottlenecks June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to restore investor confidence in electricity generation sector, Power Minister Piyush Goyal will meet bankers on Monday to discuss the financing bottlenecks affecting the industry and the way forward. Goyal's meeting with the bankers may touch upon the key issues of delayed regulatory clearances which led...
  • Investors conclave: UP government signs deals worth Rs 35,000 crore June 12, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday signed 20 initial agreements with corporates entailing investments worth Rs 35,000 crore. These MoUs include a pact with Reliance Jio for providing 4G services and commitments worth Rs 2,100 crore from the ITC group in multiple sectors. The Amity group has also signed a pact with...
  • With fresh investment, UP will surpass Brazil's economy soon, says Akhilesh Yadav June 12, 2014

    In a bid to attract private sector investmentsfrom across the globe andcreate jobs in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that with fresh investments, his state will surpass Brazil's economy in no time. His comments came during 'Investors' Conclave' where top global and Indian investors from...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Narendra Modi government sets out investorfriendly reform agenda June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The new government will pursue a broad economic reform agenda focused on job creation through public and private investment that makes containing inflation its top priority, President Pranab Mukherjee told Parliament on Monday. The President told lawmakers elected in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide victory last month that the...
  • Modi government plans Vibrant India Global Investor Summit: sources June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to woo investors, the Centre is planning to replicate the Vibrant Gujarat Investors Summit at the national level, say sources on Monday. Sources add that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated discussions for Vibrant India Global Investor Summit. Even though the dates are yet to be...
  • Subrata Roy to stay in jail, SC rejects his writ petition May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a setback for Sahara chief Subrata Roy, the Supreme Court has rejected his writ petition challenging his detention. Roy will therefore, continue to stay in jail. Roy had challenged the apex court's jurisdiction to detain him in jail for not refunding investors' money. The court has asked Subrata...
  • Will deposit Rs 3,000 cr within 3 days of Roy's release: Sahara to SC April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sahara group has made a new proposal to the Supreme Court in the investors' payment case. It has now proposed to deposit Rs 3,000 crore within three days of its chief Subrata Roy's release. Sahara has also said that it will pay an additional Rs 3,000 crore by...
  • Sahara seeks contributions from employees to secure bail for Subrata Roy March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Sahara has turned to its employees to help get chief Subrata Roy out of jail. In a letter to all its employees on Friday, Sahara sought a minimum contribution of Rs 1 lakh per head in order to pay Roy's bail bond of Rs 10,000 crore. The employees will...
  • Impossible to pay Rs 10,000 cr for bail to Subrata Roy: Sahara to SC March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sahara Group on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it was "virtually impossible" to meet with its demand of Rs 10,000 crore in order to grant bail to the company's chief Subrata Roy. The court has adjourned hearing till April 3. Till then, Roy will stay in jail. Sahara's...