- Sectoral policy intervention in works, no fiscal stimulus(11:22)
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Finance Ministry is holding back-to-back discussions with the Prime Minister's office and the Reserve Bank of India to come out with a sectoral policy package at the earliest but sources rule out any fiscal stimulus having direct revenue implications.
- Slowdown: Hyundai Motor India lists 'no production days'(21:18)
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) India's second largest car maker, Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has declared "no production days" this month for some of its production departments owing to tough market conditions for the automobile sector.
- ISRO plans to source 5 PSLV rockets from domestic firms(20:32)
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Targeting to realise 12 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV) per year from the domestic private sector, Indian space agency ISRO's commercial arm NewSpace India Ltd has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) for first manufacturing five of these rockets.
- Trump tweets about dinner with Tim Cook(19:06)
San Francisco, Aug 17 (IANS) Apple would be spending "vast sums of money in the US", President Donald Trump said while announcing Tim Cook as his dinner guest for the Friday night.
- German company to set up centre of excellence in Himachal(18:46)
Shimla, Aug 17 (IANS) German-based Export-Akademie Baden-Wurttemberg will establish a centre of excellence for innovation and technology management in Himachal Pradesh, Additional Chief Secretary Shrikant Baldi said on Saturday.
- CEOs must prioritize water risks in boardroom meets: Report(14:10)
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) As the world stares at 40 per cent water supply gap by 2030, managing water must be a priority in the boardroom of every company in the world including in India -- to create and develop competitive advantages, while reducing financial losses and ensuring continuity of operations, a new report has suggested.
- Goa should have more beach shacks: Association(14:00)
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) Goa's beach shack owners have demanded an increase in the number of shacks dotting Goa's beaches, while also urging the state government to create a separate policy for traditional shack owners, Cruz Cardozo, President of the Goa Shack Owners Welfare Society said on Saturday.
- Jagan calls for catalysing US-Andhra economic ties(12:28)
Amaravati, Aug 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has urged the US-India Business Council (USIBC) to work with his government to identify '5 big ideas' to catalyse the US-Andhra Pradesh economic partnership.
- More than Rs 1 lakh crore in PMJDY accounts(09:38)
Bhopal, Aug 17 (IANS) More than Rs 1 lakh crore have been deposited in over 36 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), reveals an RTI.
- Quicker security check-in facility at Delhi airport's T2(23:16)
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) To provide hassle-free check-in to domestic passengers, the GMR-led Delhi International Airport (DIAL), the company which operates New Delhi's IGI Airport, on Friday introduced an 'Express' security check-in facility at Terminal 2.
- New DVR rules of Cos Act enable promoters retain control(22:12)
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has amended the provisions relating to issue of shares with Differential Voting Rights (DVRs) provisions under the Companies Act with the objective of enabling promoters of Indian companies to retain control of their companies while as they raise equity capital from global investors with DVR shares now making up 74 per cent of total voting rights instead of 26 per cent earlier.