Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More

China's yuan rises to 6.8854 against US dollar

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 54 basis points to 6.8854 against the US dollar Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchan... Read More

Chhattisgarh announces Rs 6,100-cr farm loan waiver

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Within hours of being sworn-in as Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, Bhupesh Baghel on Monday announced to waive off farm loans amounting to Rs 6,100 crore. The new government has also... Read More

India inks MoU with France for collaboration to boost use of electrical vehicles

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- The Union Cabinet was on Monday apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with France that seeks to support the governments ambitious plan for the deployment of electrical ... Read More

Vibrant Gujarat summit 2019 to celebrate Africa Day

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- In a bid to boost India-Africa trade ties, the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investment Summit 2019 will celebrate Africa Day on January 19. Talking to reporters, ... Read More

Over 300 mn mobile phones to be sold in India in 2019: Study

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Backed by robust growth in smartphone as well as smart-feature phone categories, an estimated 302 million mobile handsets will be sold in India in 2019, the highest ever in a yea... Read More

HC rejects plea challenging LIC acquiring 51 per cent stake in IDBI

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the LIC move to acquire 51 per cent stake in the government-owned IDBI Bank. Justice Vibhu Bakhru dismissed the All I... Read More

Indian firms scouting for Cloud-like experience on premises: Dell EMC

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Cloud adoption is undoubtedly growing very fast in India -- but the running costs, coupled with the desire to have data on premises with a Cloud-like feel, is also driving Indian... Read More

Jet Airways says cooperating with forensic audit

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Financially strained Jet Airways on Monday said a Forensic Audit is being conducted by state-owned lender State Bank of India on specific transactions of the company and it is co... Read More

Essex India to expand operations to more cities

New Delhi, Dec. 18 -- Essex India, a Hyderabad-based prop-tech company, aiming to disrupt home-buying and selling process in residential real estate market, plans to expand its operations to four citi... Read More