regulatory environment

RBI ticks off SBI chairman


August 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) A senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official Monday ticked off the chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) in public, saying he should look ... Read more...

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Assocham sees cheerful growth for foreign liquor


July 4th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Spelling cheers for the liquor industry, a top industry group said Wednesday the sales of imported spirits, including the duty-free segment, are expected to exceed five ... Read more...

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Bangladesh banker favours micro-finance regulation


May 9th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman Tuesday emphasised the need for strong regulation for monitoring micro-finance institutions."We are striving to maintain the right balance of ensuring that ... Read more...

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Realty industry has little to cheer from budget (Comment)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
The latest national budget has given India?s realty sector a short shrift, despite its stated objective to create conditions for growth, focusing on domestic-driven growth recovery. It has sadly ... Read more...

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TDSAT notice to Etisalat on RComm’s Rs.1,200 crore dues


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The telecom disputes tribunal Thursday served notice to Etisalat DB asking it to reply in two weeks to a Reliance Infratel plea seeking to recover ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam TeleServices raises Rs.1,280 crore


January 12th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Russian telecom major Sistema Thursday said its Indian arm -- Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL) -- has raised Rs.1,280 crore from Deutsche Bank for scaling up ... Read more...

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PM says corporate criticism of government ‘disappointing’


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of severe criticism by corporate leaders of his government's decision-making capabilities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said it was "a little ... Read more...

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Abdullah to present biomass energy plan to cabinet soon


November 29th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government may soon bring out a national mission on biomass, on the lines of the one on solar energy, to promote greater investment into ... Read more...

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G20 business leaders urge stable regulatory framework


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) As G20 leaders struggled to find ways to resolve the Eurozone crisis, business leaders of these developed and developing economies, led by India ... Read more...

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‘Africa-focussed Indian firms should be aware of regulatory changes’


October 30th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Indian companies looking to venture into Africa should team up with a local business partner who has a successful track record and is abreast ... Read more...

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India ranked 132 in ease of doing business: Report


October 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India ranks 132 out of 183 countries in terms of the domestic regulatory environment for doing business, according to a World Bank and International Finance ... Read more...

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India becomes better place to do business


October 20th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) With the second best performance after Sri Lanka in South Asia, India climbed seven places to be ranked 132nd best place to do business, according to ... Read more...

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ICC executive board to discuss Test championship


October 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 9 (IANS) The possibility of converting the 2013 Champions Trophy into a Test championship will be discussed by the executive board of the International Cricket Council (ICC) at ... Read more...

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Property sector needs transparency: Minister


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) There is an "immense need" for improving the regulatory environment and transparency in the real estate sector, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja said ... Read more...

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India to have national manufacturing policy by month-end


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India will have its first national policy on manufacturing by the end of this month that would aim to create at least 100 million ... Read more...

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India ranked ninth on innovation efficiency


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India is the ninth most efficient country when it comes to innovation, according to a study jointly conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry ... Read more...

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India to be third largest investment destination for renewables this year: KPMG


June 8th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India is the third most favoured destination globally for investments in the renewable energy sector and will also be a major source of new ... Read more...

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Study needed before setting up new nuclear power parks: Scientist


May 1st, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), May 1 (IANS) A detailed study on the nuclear reactor design, regulations and crisis management measures should be done before setting up new nuclear reactor clusters, a ... Read more...

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India, China coming up fast as new tech powers


April 16th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) India and China coming up fast as new tech powerhouses will drive much of the growth in information technology over the next ten years, according to ... Read more...

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India’s trade barriers hampering economic ties: EU


March 17th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 17 (IANS) India's restrictive trade policy is hampering the economic ties with the European Union, says a report.India's trade regime and regulatory environment still remain comparatively restrictive, according ... Read more...

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PM wants to end environmentally damaging behaviour


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India must put in place regulatory environment policies that will prevent "potentially damaging behaviour" but not retore the "license permit raj", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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Manufacturing industries log double-digit growth in Q1: CII


July 17th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Majority of the country's manufacturing industries registered double-digit growth in the first quarter of this fiscal, a survey conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and ... Read more...

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Aiming to make India a telecom manufacturing hub: Raja


May 24th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Communications Minister A. Raja Monday said his ministry is aiming to make India a telecom manufacturing hub by facilitating various policies. Addressing the inaugural session of the World Telecommunication ... Read more...

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Medical innovations needed to help India improve healthcare


March 30th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Advancements in technology and scientific research in India should translate into medical innovations, so that India can significantly improve its healthcare sector in the next 25-odd years, ... Read more...

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Credit Suisse reports $6.3 bn profit in 2009


February 11th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 11 (DPA) Switzerland's banking giant Credit Suisse reported Thursday 2009 net profits at 6.7 billion francs ($6.3 billion), but also unveiled lower-than-expected fourth quarter results. Profit for the final quarter of ... Read more...

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Electronics industry seeks funds, sops to fuel growth


February 1st, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 1 (IANS) The fledgling Indian electronics industry Monday sought funds, tax rationalisation and interest linked subsidy for promoting the electronics system design and manufacturing ecosystem in the country. "The government has ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Move to strengthen regulations for credit rating agencies


January 27th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The government Wednesday said there were no immediate concerns over operations of credit rating agencies in the country but emphasised the need to strengthen the existing regulations ... Read more...

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India is way down 124th in economic freedom


January 21st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) With an economic freedom score of 53.8, India has been rated the 124th freest economy in the world, according to the 16th annual Index of Economic ... Read more...

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Centre approves new HITS policy


November 12th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI) : The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal of Information and Broadcasting Ministry to issue policy guidelines for Headend-in-the-Sky (HITS) operators.The policy guidelines provides for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘India needs to curb cost hikes, corruption in road projects’


October 5th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Some 40 percent of road construction projects in India face cost escalations of 25-50 percent, even as corruption and the shortage of skilled labour may inhibit the ... Read more...

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Recession wont reduce tobacco use, says expert


March 13th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Although recession has bitten peoples pockets worldwide, it will most likely do nothing to reduce tobacco use, says a new report.The third edition of The Tobacco Atlas, ... Read more...

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$500 billion to go up in smoke this year


March 13th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Though smoking is expected to kill six million people worldwide and drain $500 billion from the global economy this year, the meltdown will barely dent this pernicious habit, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India, Brazil, South Africa meet for cooperation in health sector


July 28th, 2008 - 9:44 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Health Ministers of India, Brazil and South Africa will meet here today to firm up and push forward cooperation in health sector.On the sidelines of the ... Read more...

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Another budget airline suspended in Nepal


June 30th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 30 (IANS) Only five months after the launch of a much-hyped joint venture budget airline with Middle East carrier Air Arabia, Nepali domestic partner Yeti Airlines has announced ... Read more...

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‘Challenges ahead for India’s mortgage-backed security sector’


May 9th, 2008 - 7:36 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India has made progress in the field of loans backed by non-residential property, but some challenges still exist, according to a report released by global rating agency ... Read more...

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