Growth

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  • Services sector's role pivotal for India's growth: Sitharaman

    Services sector's role pivotal for India's growth: Sitharaman

    Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the services sector has become knowledge-driven with an important role to play in the country's economic growth. "The services sector today is knowledge driven and along with technology has an important role to......

    January 24, 2017
  • India poised for huge growth in solar energy: Goyal

    India poised for huge growth in solar energy: Goyal

    India is poised for huge growth in solar energy and it won't stop at the 100GW solar power target to be achieved by 2022, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said. "The 100 gigawatt target for solar should not be a......

    January 16, 2017
  • Redefining growth

    Redefining growth

    Books and publishing ecosystem has endured a shift of colossal nature, owing to the advent of e-books as an alternative to physical formats, making literature more comprehensive and mobile. E-books have found an audience in the younger generation, owing to......

    December 29, 2016
  • GDP rises 7.3% in Q2, yet uncertainty looms

    GDP rises 7.3% in Q2, yet uncertainty looms

    India remained the fastest growing major economy with its GDP accelerating to 7.3 per cent in the September quarter, pushed mainly by farm output, although the momentum may be hit in the coming months by the impact of demonetisation.The Gross......

    November 30, 2016
  • Bharti AXA General sells 2,500 units of new two-wheeler policy

    Bharti AXA General sells 2,500 units of new two-wheeler policy

    The policy is a comprehensive plan that offers multiple benefits like hassle-free renewals after 2 or 3 years and benefits on 'No Claim Bonus'.

    November 17, 2016
  • 'Reforms to boost growth; banking risks constraint rating'

    'Reforms to boost growth; banking risks constraint rating'

    Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said the reforms undertaken by the government will help boost investor confidence and bolster growth potential, but cautioned muted private investment and banking sector risks will remain a constraint on India's sovereign rating. It also......

    September 20, 2016
  • 'India to grow 7.5% in FY17'

    'India to grow 7.5% in FY17'

    In view of reforms, better investment climate, improved ease of doing business and a normal monsoon so far, the Indian economy is expected to grow 7.5 percent in 2016-17 (FY17), global consultant Dun & Bradstreet said on Wednesday. "The sweeping......

    September 7, 2016
  • Growth will be stifled if banks stop infrastructure lending: Rai

    Growth will be stifled if banks stop infrastructure lending: Rai

    Exhorting lenders to analyse the root cause of the bad loans problem, Banks Board Bureau Chairman Vinod Rai on Wednesday said there is need for a "banking redux" where sectors like infrastructure restart getting credit, failing which "we would be......

    August 31, 2016
  • Industry expects economy to grow at healthier pace

    Industry expects economy to grow at healthier pace

    As economic growth slowed to 7.1 per cent in the first quarter, India Inc on Wednesday said it expects economy to grow at a healthier pace in coming quarters on the back of a good monsoon even as a pick-up......

    August 31, 2016
  • 'India best market for e-commerce growth'

    'India best market for e-commerce growth'

    With five of the top global IT services firms being Indian, India was the best market for e-commerce growth as the industry was heading in the right direction, said Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan on Sunday. "With GDP hitting 7.5 per......

    August 28, 2016
  • Police files case in 'morphed' nude photos of Bengali actress

    Police files case in 'morphed' nude photos of Bengali actress

    The cyber crime cell of Kolkata Police on Friday registered a case against unknown persons for morphing photographs of an actress of Bengali soaps. Some unknown people posted "morphed" nude photographs of popular television actress Madhumita Chakraborty on a web......

    August 19, 2016
  • India, China hold financial talks

    India, China hold financial talks

    China and India on Friday held their 8th high-level Financial and Economic Dialogue here to strengthen trade and economic cooperation, with the two fast-developing nations underlining the need of building more solidarity to adopt more responsible macro economic policies. Secretary......

    August 19, 2016
  • Smriti Irani calls for ''youth-led development''

    Smriti Irani calls for ''youth-led development''

    Smriti Irani calls for ''youth-led development''

    August 12, 2016