Minister Al Falih, head of Aramco, has expressed intention for investment in India’s oil industry. The intention has been revealed following its earlier decision for selling less than 5% stake of Aramco through IPO. All the moves have been analyzed as parts of Saudi bid to diversify its economy while reducing dependence on oil prices.
Investments from the US surpassed China ever since Narendra Modi became Prime Minister of India in May 2014. The encouraging economy growth is the prime reason for robust US investments in India.
Employees in India will earn interest on inoperative accounts from new financial year beginning from April 2016. Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has taken a decision to offer benefit of accrual of interest on inoperative accounts.
Suresh Prabhu, railway minister of India, on Thursday, unveiled the rail budget for 2016-2017 in the Lok Sabha. The minister increased the quota for women and senior citizens in railway coaches.
India seeks investments from United Arab Emirates (UAE) in oil, aviation and infrastructure segments. Abu Dhabi is also keen on developing projects in India. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, is on an official tour in India.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reveals the details of his much talked-about project, Startup India. Some key highlights are revised IP registration policies, faster exit and entry, income tax exemptions, and benefits for a woman entrepreneur. Modi hopes with this plan in action, India will soon become the hub for global startups.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently revealed his ambitious project, Startup India. The Rs10,000-crore plan is meant to encourage a thriving startup culture by reducing government regulations and hurdles from the way. This government aid should prevent the young entrepreneurs from fleeing to another country with better bureaucratic policies.
The ban on south Indian bull sport ‘Jallikattu’ has been lifted ahead of Assembly elections in Tamilnadu state. Jallikattu has been in practice in Tamilnadu for thousands of years and is being held during Sankranti festival season in January. Majority of Tamil people and politicians are thanking Narendra Modi-led NDA government for lifting the ban on Jallikattu, while animal welfare activists are opposing it.
Silicon Valley technology firms see robust business potential in India as over a billion people are without internet access. Most of the US-based technology majors are looking to India to bring more people online to get connected to their services.
General Electric Co. and Alstom have won contracts from India's state owned rail company worth a combined of $5.6 billion to supply and service diesel locomotives as the country works to modernise its infrastructure. The contracts are also the biggest deal to be awarded by India to foreign firms.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan's latest measure to slash benchmark repurchase rate is finally giving results as commercial banks started cutting down interest rates.
Google will install public Wi-Fi across 400 railway stations in India. Reports say this would be the largest public Wi-Fi in the country and certainly one of the largest in the world.
With Reserve Bank of India (RBI) licensing 11 companies to commence banking operations as 'Payment Banks,' Indian banking system is poised for a major revolution in the days to come.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recruited executives from the private sector to head two of the biggest state-owned banks, making it the first such appointments in a wide-range reform strategy to challenge the dominant but often inefficient lenders backed by the government.
Tata Motors Ltd (TAMO.NS), India's biggest automaker by revenue, plans to triple exports of its trucks and buses to countries in Asia and beyond to counter slow sales growth in India, it said on Wednesday.