India Business News

Finance panel team to meet UP officials

by sulekha news on Feb 6 2014 9:51AM IST

Lucknow, Feb 6 (IANS) A team from the 14th Finance Commission will meet officials of the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday, officials said.

Luxury automobile manufacturers unveil new models at Auto Expo 2014

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 10:33PM IST

Greater Noida, Feb 5 (IANS) Luxury automobile manufacturers Audi and BMW Wednesday unveiled various models, a day ahead of the biennial 12th Auto Expo being organised here.

Spectrum auction: Rs.50,000-crore bids received on Day 3 (Roundup)

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 10:23PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A total of 21 rounds of bidding were completed Wednesday at the end of Day Three of the second generation (2G) spectrum or airwaves auction that began Feb 3, an official statement said here. The government received cumulative bids worth Rs.50,000 crore at the end of the third day.

Now, postal department's financial services at a mouse-click

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 10:13PM IST

Gurgaon, Feb 5 (IANS) The financial services of the postal department , including Post Office Savings Bank and Postal Life Insurance, will henceforth be available online, P. Gopinath, secretary, Posts, said Wednesday.

Jharkhand to simplify e-payment system project in panchayats

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 10:13PM IST

Ranchi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is working to simplify the e-payment system project in panchayats of the state.

Spectrum auction: 21 rounds of bidding completed on Day 3

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 10:13PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A total of 21 rounds of bidding were completed Wednesday at the end of Day Three of the second generation (2G) spectrum or airwaves auction that began Feb 3, an official statement said here.

Delhi HC concerned over pesticides in vegetables

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 8:43PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed concern over a report that said pesticide residues were found to be "beyond permissible limits" in vegetables and edible items sold across the country.

Discom licence suspension: 'DERC cannot pass final order'

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 8:43PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity Wednesday directed the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) not to to pass the final order in the matter of suspension of licences of BSES discoms as sought by the Aam Aadmi Party government.

'India, Africa have to realise agri-business potential'

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 8:23PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The challenge ahead for India and Africa is to realise the full potential of business opportunities in agriculture and agribusiness sectors, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said Wednesday.

Gujarat minister flayed for remarks on Biharis

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 7:03PM IST

Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) Bihar's politicians and activists Wednesday slammed Gujarat Finance Minister Nitin Patel for his reported remarks that influx of Biharis was responsible for the poverty levels in Gujarat.

Central government behaving like feudal lords: Parrikar

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 7:03PM IST

Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) Accusing the central government of behaving like feudal lords, the Goa cabinet Wednesday made a pitch for a separate Goa cadre of the All India Services.

Cabinet okays Rs.17,631 crore-worth port projects

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 7:03PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved development of infrastructure at five ports that will require investments of Rs.17,631 crore.

Bharti Airtel rejigs top team in African operations

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 7:03PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) In pursuit of its growth agenda, telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday announced a rejig of its top team at Airtel Africa.

No decision on debarring AgustaWestland: Antony

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 7:03PM IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The central government has not taken a decision to debar AgustaWestland, following the cancellation of a contract with it for supply of 12 VVIP helicopters, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday.

Sensex closes 49 points up

by sulekha news on Feb 5 2014 7:03PM IST

Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed 49 points or 0.24 percent up, recouping earlier losses.