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

Export sector concerns

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- A meeting of the Board of Trade (BoT) was convened by the Commerce Ministry last week in the national capital. It was attended by the Commerce Minister, top officials from severa... Read More

Shortage of skilled IT workforce looms over India: Nasscom official

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- As the demand for disruptive technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Analytics grows, shortage of a skilled IT workforce to run them is posing a challenge to the ... Read More

India should start a Well-Being Index

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- 2018 was not a bad year in general for India. GDP growth has been relatively good, the Modi administration has launched several new initiatives, and Indias status and world image... Read More

Honda to close only EU factory

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- Japanese carmaker Honda announced on Tuesday that it was closing its only manufacturing unit in the European Union (EU) that employs 3,500 people. Honda has made more than 3 mil... Read More

Sensex ends lower for ninth consecutive day

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- Major indices Sensex and Nifty fell for the ninth consecutive trade session on Tuesday after heavy selling in the final hour of the trade on account of profit booking. Initially... Read More

Odisha approves investment proposals worth Rs 1,197.41 cr

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- The Odisha government on Tuesday approved eight proposals envisaging investments of Rs 1,197.41 crore and employment opportunities for 5,162 people. The proposals were approved ... Read More

Show your anger at those who joked about Vande Bharat snag: Modi

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed all the people, from politicians to common people, who had joked about the recent technical glitch in the Vande Bharat Express on ... Read More

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with her Spanish counterpart

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday held detailed talks over a range of issues including trade, defence and counter-terrorism, with her Spanish counterpart Josep B... Read More

Gujarat government presents a Rs 12,000 cr surplus Vote-on-Account

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- Gujarat's Vijay Rupani government on Tuesday presented a Vote-on-Account for the year 2019-20, showing an estimated surplus of Rs 12,241.40 crore and having no new tax proposals.... Read More