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FICCI survey reports GDP growth estimate at 7.7 pct for 2016-17  May 30, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): The results of latest round of FICCI's Economic Outlook Survey puts across a median GDP growth forecast of 7.7 percent for the fiscal year 2016-17. The growth in 2016-17 is expected to be supported by an improvement in the agricultural and industrial sector performance. Prediction of a good monsoon after two consecutive years of sub-optimal rainfall backs the improved outlook in the current fiscal.
Lanka to take part in 12th World Islamic Economic Forum in Jakarta  May 30, 1:49 pm
Colombo, May 30 (ANI): Sri Lanka has been invited to participate in the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) for the first time which is scheduled to take place from August 2-4 at the Jakarta Convention Centre, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
TTP attempting to destabilize Pak with India's help: Khwaja Asif  May 29, 5:39 pm
Sialkot, May 29 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Khwaja Asif has said that the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leaders were busy hatching conspiracies to destabilise Islamabad with India's help.
Sushma Swaraj asks V.K. Singh to pacify agitated African students  May 29, 12:01 pm
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): In wake of the consecutive attacks on African nationals in the country, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that she has directed Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh and MEA Secretary (Economic Relations) Amar Sinha to meet the students, who have announced demonstration at the Jantar Mantar in the national capital.
Shah pats NDA's back for corruption-free, balanced governance  May 27, 9:15 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Presenting the report card on two years of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Friday said the National Democratic Alliance government has provided a corruption-free governance during the period and maintained a balance between economic reforms and welfare of the people.
India Inc on a drive to deepen economic partnership with Japan  May 27, 3:47 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A high-powered FICCI business delegation led by Harshavardhan Neotia, FICCI President and Chairman Ambuja Neotia is accompanying Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to Japan from 29 May to June 3 to enhance the bilateral economic engagement between the two Asian partners and boost cooperation between Indian and Japanese businesses.
Gilgit-Baltistan police starts patrolling CPEC route  May 26, 3:30 pm
Gilgit (Pakistan), May 26 (ANI): To ensure security as work on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is under way, the
KPMG-CII reports eye on efficient, secure 'Indian Banking' sector roadmap   May 26, 2:49 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI-NewsVoir): Country's economic development is a reflection of the development of its banking sector. As per KPMG-CII report, India's banking sector is expanding rapidly having the potential of becoming the fifth largest banking industry in the world by 2020 and third largest by 2025. Thanks to emergence of universal banking system, economic growth and globalization
India at forefront of global affairs, not 'standing in corner': PM Modi  May 26, 11:19 am
New Delhi, May.26 (ANI): Ahead of his Washington visit early next month where he is set to meet President Barack Obama and address a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has in a veiled reference to India's traditional non-aligned stand in the world stage said 'India is not standing in a corner'.
Centre has laid roadmap, onus on states to embark on development: PM Modi  May 26, 10:10 am
New Delhi, May.26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the BJP-led government at the Centre has taken a series of initiatives to open up the economy for foreign investment and made it easier to do business in the country, since assuming office two years back after a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections.
President Mukherjee calls on Chinese investors to be part of India's 'growth story'  May 25, 1:06 pm
Guangzhou, May 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee, who is on a four day visit to China, said on Wednesday that there is great potential for economic and commercial cooperation among the two nations and called on the Chinese investors to be part of India's economic growth story.
LeEco all set to enter Russian market; to invest USD100 million  May 25, 11:29 am
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Global internet and ecosystem conglomerate LeEco is riding high on its ambitious globalization plans. The company has taken the momentous step towards promoting economic and cultural ties between China and Russia.
Europe-wide signature campaign against illegal annexation of Gilgit Baltistan and CPEC gains support  May 24, 5:40 pm
Vienna (Austria), May 24 (ANI): The Europe-wide Signature Campaign of Junaid Qureshi, a Kashmiri writer, international human rights activist and a senior leader of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP) in various European cities to create awareness regarding the Kashmir issue in general and in particular vis-a-vis the proposed annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan and the "illegal construction" of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, is gaining support from all quarters.
PM Modi to meet top Iranian leaders in Tehran today  May 23, 7:42 am
Tehran (Iran), May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Tehran on a two-day state visit to Iran, will have crucial meetings today with the leaders of the host country and witness signing of various agreements having economic and strategic importance.
Look forward to conclusion of Chabahar Agreement during my visit: PM Modi  May 22, 10:05 am
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Ahead of his two day visit to Iran at the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he was looking forward to the conclusion of the trilateral Chahbahar Agreement, a deal whihc opens up a route to land-locked Afghanistan with which New Delhi has developed close security ties and economic interests.
Pak misses economic growth target by a wide margin  May 21, 6:46 pm
Islamabad, May 21(ANI): Pakistan missed the economic growth target for the current financial year by a wide margin mainly because of widespread dismal performance by the agriculture sector. The gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.7 per cent against the target of 5.5per cent.
FICCI business delegation to participate in Africa-India Partnership Day in Zambia  May 20, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Continuing FICCI's efforts to promote economic ties with Africa through high level business linkages, FICCI along with EXIM Bank has mounted a 20 member Business Delegation to Zambia for 'Africa India Partnership Day' being organiSed alongside African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's Annual Meeting.
EU may impose economic sanctions on Pak over admission of support to terror groups  May 19, 1:39 pm
Brussels (Belgium), May 19 (ANI): Senior European Union officials are alarmed over statements made by Pakistan Punjab's Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in which he has admitted that Pakistan is involved with terror groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and the Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).
Pak facing EU economic sanctions over admission of support to terror groups  May 19, 8:22 am
Brussels (Belgium), May 19 (ANI): Senior European Union officials are alarmed over statements made by Pakistan Punjab's Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in which he has admitted that Pakistan is involved with terror groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and the Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).
European Union to slap economic sanctions on Pakistan over admission of support to terror groups  May 18, 9:28 pm
Brussels (Belgium), May 18 ( ANI): Senior European Union officials are alarmed over statements made by Pakistan Punjab's Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in which he has admitted that Pakistan is involved with terror groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and the Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).
CCEA gives approval for offering improved VRS package  May 18, 4:08 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to the proposal for offering an improved Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) package based on 2007 notional pay scales for the employees of Hindustan Vegetable Oils Corporation (HVOC).
Pak Army chief discusses CPEC issue with head of Chinese military  May 16, 6:16 pm
Islamabad, May 16(ANI): Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday discussed measures to improve military to military cooperation and security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) among other issues with top Chinese military leadership.
India, China have an 'evolving relationship': Jaitley  May 15, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Despite growing differences between India and China, both on the strategic as well as on economic front, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said both nations have an 'evolving relationship' and expressed hope that the bilateral ties between New Delhi and Beijing improves in the long run.
BJP Govt. 'shrunk and sunk' Indian economy: Cong on Jaitley's GST remark  May 15, 10:48 am
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Responding to Finance minister Arun Jaitley's remark that the BJP-led central government will put the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill to vote in the Rajya Sabha in Monsoon Session of Parliament with or without Congress, the grand old party on Sunday alleged that the BJP government has 'shrunk and sunk' the Indian economy adding that India is possibly facing the greatest amount of economic distress.