September 29, 2010
Iceland’s former premier Geir Haarde says he is “disappointed” that parliament voted to try him for his role in the financial crisis that saw the North Atlantic nation&rsqu...
August 24, 2010
The Karnataka government today expressed strong reservation over the proposed GST regime, contending that the State is estimated to lose a reveune of Rs. 6,000 crore annually if it’s i...
August 4, 2010
In the winter of 2007, the British celebrated what would be their last boomtime Christmas for quite a few years to come. High streets swarmed with shoppers who didn't yet have to worry about losing...
July 19, 2010
The direct tax collection in the country is expected to grow by at least 50 per cent once the proposed new Direct Tax Code (DTC) comes into effect, according to S.S.N. Moorthy, chairman, Central B...
June 15, 2010
District Registrar A.G. Venugopal has said that the district has collected Rs. 1,694 crore on account of stamp duty and registration fees since the LDF government came into power four years back....
June 7, 2010
Member of the Karnataka State Wildlife Board N.A. Madhyastha said on Saturday that the Rs. 4 lakh crore investment promised by various industries at the Global Investors' Meet in Bangalore, which...
May 16, 2010
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) Polit Bureau member and All India Kisan Sabha general secretary K. Varadarajan on Saturday urged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government to im...
April 30, 2010
The European Commission president said on Friday that China still has confidence in the euro, despite a plunge in the European currency as negotiators work toward a financial bailout for Greece. »
April 21, 2010
Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday downplayed fears that investors would lose confidence due to the row between SEBI and IRDA over market-linked insurance policies, as the iss...
April 20, 2010
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India has directed foreign institutional investors (FII) to disclose more information about their investment structure in India.
September 20, 2010
The U.S. economy exited recession in June 2009, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) said on Monday, making it official that the downturn was the longest in more than half a centu...
August 13, 2010
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a $150 million financing facility to India to develop urban infrastructure in the National Capital Region (NCR).The Manila-based bank's board, a...
July 19, 2010
The International Monetary Fund's recent positive outlook on the global economy has attracted plenty of attention. The IMF was the first among the global financial institutions to spot the e...
July 6, 2010
Health-care facilities and the road sector will get a boost with the signing of an agreement between the State government and the World Bank for further strengthening the key sectors.
June 11, 2010
In the aftermath of the global economic crisis, the yearning for returning to normalcy has been strong. Yet that normalcy, which in the broadest sense means reverting to the legal, instituti...
June 1, 2010
The Reserve Bank is likely to go ahead with its policy tightening, but concerns on the European debt crisis deepening may weigh on the apex bank’s policy decisions, Morgan Stanley said Tuesd...
May 14, 2010
Acting with unusual speed, the European Union has come up with an unprecedented $750 billion rescue package to combat the fast-spreading debt crisis that has engulfed Europe. Another $321 bi...
April 28, 2010
The International Monetary Fund is generally credited with forecasting a global economic revival earlier than other major international institutions, including the World Bank. In the latest...
April 20, 2010
Every life insurance company can do business in equity and bond-linked products, such as unit-linked insurance policies (ULIPs), as per insurance regulator IRDA’s rules, Parliament was infor...
April 7, 2010
To make the New Pension System (NPS) dynamic, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has introduced the concept of Tier-2 account. This is to provide for withdrawals to meet fin...