The landmark trade reform deal reached Saturday at Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali leaves a distinct Indian imprint in ensuring that the rights of an emerging economy in addressing its food security concerns cannot be sidestepped just to show some movement forward for a rule-based global commerce.
Saturday, December 07, 2013 2:12:04 PM
Shillong, Dec 7 (IANS) Meghalaya is keen to set up 22 more border 'haats' (markets) along the India-Bangladesh border to create economic opportunities for the people living along it. The haats, once thriving centres of trade and commerce, were shut down after the creation of Bangladesh in 1971.
Saturday, December 07, 2013 2:10:04 PM
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves jumped by $5.03 billion to $291.30 billion for the week ended Nov 29, helped by a sharp increase in foreign currency assets, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.
Saturday, December 07, 2013 2:00:03 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 IANS) The share sale offer of state-run Power Grid Corp (PGCIL) was subscribed 6.73 times as institutional and retail buyers bid for its shares on the final day of offer Friday.
Friday, December 06, 2013 11:22:05 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea for direction to Income Tax authorities to place before the court authenticated copies of tapes of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on working of middlemen and kickbacks in aviation sector.
Friday, December 06, 2013 10:52:08 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian farmers and civil society Friday welcomed Commerce Minister Anand Sharma's "bold and principled statements" on food security and fully endorsed his view that it is non-negotiable.
Friday, December 06, 2013 9:04:03 PM
Shimla, Dec 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday reserved its judgment on the state government notification banning 25 junk food items in plastic packaging.
Friday, December 06, 2013 8:36:08 PM
Gurgaon, Dec 6 (IANS) Gurgaon's Rapid Metro will be formally inaugurated Dec 15. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has given his consent for this, an official spokesperson said Friday.
Friday, December 06, 2013 8:22:05 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the government on a public suit seeking a probe into the allegations of irregularities in India by US-based economic consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Friday, December 06, 2013 8:08:03 PM
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The government is likely to provide financial aid, including interest-free loans, and ease mandatory ethanol-blending norms to help cash-strapped sugar mills sustain their operation, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Friday.
Friday, December 06, 2013 7:08:03 PM
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