- 26 Jul 1612:42 PMA district-level committee headed by a local Member of Parliament will monitor Centre-funded schemes, BJP MPs were informed at the Parliamentary Party meeting on Tuesday and asked to use it to push for effective execution of developmental projects.12:25 PMDescribing himself as a "free trader", Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he does not want the US to have trade imbalances with countries like China and Japan that has cost American jobs.10:42 AMThe United States, Japan and Australia have urged China not to construct military outposts and reclaim land in the disputed South China Sea, in a strong show of support for Southeast Asian nations that have territorial disputes with Beijing in the08:48 AMRailway passengers from next month, booking tickets through the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, (IRCTC) website can avail a travel accident cover of Rs. 10 lakh at a premium of one rupee.12:59 AMThe Union and state finance ministers would on Tuesday debate scrapping the proposed one per cent tax on inter-state movement of goods proposed in the Constitution amendment Bill on goods and service tax.12:41 AMThe government is likely to notify the five-year retail inflation target for the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) this week, having reviewed the matter with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).12:22 AMPower projects with generation capacity of 41,000 Mw are likely to get assured coal linkages and power purchase agreement (PPA) soon. The Union coal ministry had proposed the policy framework for long-term linkages last week.
- 25 Jul 1610:26 PMMinister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal on Monday called upon the industry to make legitimate suggestions in case they find flaws with the Income Disclosure Scheme (IDS 2016).06:20 PMThe industry of Assam has asked the state government to do away with entry tax on raw materials, inputs goods, packing materials, consumables and fuel used for manufacture of finished goods.05:36 PMPublic sector power employees have announced a nationwide strike on September 2 over the Electricity (Amendment) Bill.03:48 PMOverall power deficit during the April-June quarter this fiscal was 0.9 per cent while the peak deficit was 2 per cent, Parliament was informed on Monday.03:42 PMThe government on Monday said coal and power ministries are not at loggerheads over seven coal blocks identified for allotment to power plants through tariff-based bidding.03:32 PMComplaints on banking in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh increased by 35.4 per cent to 5,910 during 2015-16, a senior government official said today.03:32 PMGrappling with mobile call drop menace, telecom operators on Monday committed to install 1 lakh towers within a year, entailing investments of about Rs 20,000 crore, and sought more spectrum from the government.02:57 PMThe government said on Monday, a revenue of around Rs 2,237 crore has already been generated till May-end from the allocation of 74 coal mines.11:49 AMPrime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian economy received a stamp of approval from one of Britain’s biggest banks recently. Jes Staley, CEO of Barclays, told The Economic Times on Monday that India was an 'island of calm in a turbulent world'.11:22 AMMaharashtra have been experiencing a good monsoon this year with surplus rain registered in almost all the parts of the state. According to the MeT department, more rains are expected to lash Mumbai and various parts of the state in coming days.11:15 AMG20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors during a group photo in Chengdu in Southwestern China's Sichuan province.10:22 AMJapan posted its first half-year trade surplus since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, after the accident sent the country's energy import bills soaring, data showed on Monday.12:16 AMThe Group of 20 economies reiterated a pledge to use all policy tools to help boost confidence and growth, while stepping up an emphasis on fiscal and structural measures rather than pumping additional monetary stimulus.