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More jobs, entrepreneurship opportunities needed to promote women empowerment: ASSOCHAM   Jun 26, 1:14 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): There is an urgent need to create more jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities to promote women empowerment thereby making them economically independent as female labor force participation (FLFP) rate in India has fallen significantly by 10 percent during the last decade, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-Thought Arbitrage Research study.
U.S. looking forward to deeper engagements with Bangladesh, says envoy  Jun 25, 4:28 pm
Dhaka, June 25 (ANI): Stating that Washington is proud of its relationship with Bangladesh following remarkable achievements on the socio-economic front, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Tom Shannon said his country is looking forward to having deeper engagements with Dhaka.
Tata Centre to tackle India's complex development challenges with innovative solutions  Jun 25, 2:25 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): In partnership with Tata Trusts, the University of Chicago will launch a new centre to address some of India's most pressing economic and social development challenges.
Brexit: Nation needs economist like Manmohan Singh to steer through economic turmoil, says JD (U)  Jun 25, 9:08 am
Patna (Bihar), June 25 (ANI): With Britain deciding to part ways from the European Union (EU), the Janata Dal (United) on Saturday said in the present global economic scenario, India needed economist like former prime minister Manmohan Singh to be at the helm.
Brexit: Things will settle down soon, India is a haven of stability, says Jayant Sinha  Jun 24, 9:02 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Speaking on the aftermaths of Brexit, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Friday asserted that though it will take a few days to settle things down, India stands out as the only stable star at a time when there is economic turbulence around the world.
Brexit fallout: India must build firewalls by domestic reforms, says ASSOCHAM  Jun 24, 4:21 pm
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Britain's exit from the European Union (EU), as decided by its people, has come about as a shocker not only for global financial markets but also the political leaders across the world, throwing a huge amount of uncertainty as to which way the economic winds would blow, ASSOCHAM Secretary General Mr D S Rawat said.
India joins SCO, PM Modi says mutual benefits will unlock region's economic potential  Jun 24, 3:30 pm
Tashkent (Uzbekistan), June 24 (ANI): Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday outlined that India's capacities in trade, investments, ICT, space, agriculture, healthcare and small and medium scale industries can bring widespread economic benefit to SCO countries.
Post Brexit, sensex plunges, but govt. says prepared for all eventualities  Jun 24, 11:34 am
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Britain's monumental and historic decision to move out of the 28-member European Union (EU) had a dramatic and telling impact on the Indian share market on Friday.
Jaitley-Swamy war exposes BJP's inner conflict: Shiv Sena  Jun 24, 10:34 am
Mumbai, June 24 (ANI): The Shiv Sena on Friday said the verbal volley between BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the remarks against Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, has brought the inner conflict of the saffron party to the fore.
'Unfair, false attack on a disciplined civil servant': Jaitley defends Arvind Subramanian  Jun 23, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday reiterated his support to Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, presently under fire from BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, and dubbed it to be an unfair and false attack on a disciplined civil servant.
Time to take proactive approach towards bio-defence preparedness  Jun 23, 5:42 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): It has been witnessed in the past that bio-threat and bioterrorism have the ability to deeply impact the socio-economic status of a country; therefore it is essential to anticipate potential threats in advance and take necessary steps to combat these bio-threats.
EU referendum voting begins in UK  Jun 23, 11:11 am
London, June 23 (ANI): Polling stations across the United Kingdom opened on Thursday morning to decide the historic referendum on whether the country should remain a member of the European Union or leave the politico-economic union of 28 member states.
Swamy's criticism proves govt.'s economic policies are failure: Congress  Jun 23, 8:12 am
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (ANI): Attempting to corner the government over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's remarks on Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari on Thursday said Swamy's criticism proves that the NDA government's economic policies have been a failure.
India looks forward to fruitful outcome in SCO summit: PM Modi  Jun 22, 10:51 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit meeting in Uzbekistan capital Tashkent, which is set to be held tomorrow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India looks forward to fruitful outcome, particularly in the field of economic cooperation.
RBI Gov. calls for clean-up of bad debts  Jun 22, 10:51 pm
Bengaluru (Karnataka), June 22 (ANI): Bad debt held by banks must be cleaned up if the country is to achieve stronger economic growth, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday, in his second major speech since announcing he will step down in September.
Cabinet approves four laning of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63 in Karnataka  Jun 22, 6:40 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the development of four laning of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63 in Karnataka.
Govt. comes to Arvind Subramanian's rescue  Jun 22, 4:34 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday backed Arvind Subramanian, who is the latest in the line of fire from BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, and said the government has 'full confidence' in the Chief Economic Advisor.
Have a list of 27 people I need to 'fix': Subramanian Swamy  Jun 22, 1:48 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): After waging war on Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that he has a list of 27 people with him, who are working within the government and need to be 'fixed'.
U.S. drone strike in Pak. disrupts Afghan peace process: Envoy Lodhi  Jun 22, 12:58 pm
New York, June 22 (ANI): Describing the recent U.S. drone strike on its territory as a blatant breach of the United Nations Charter and international law, Pakistan has claimed that these strikes have disrupted the Afghan peace process and further complicated the political and socio-economic situation in the region.
Is Modi handing Finance Ministry over to Swamy: Digvijaya Singh  Jun 22, 11:30 am
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): With Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy waging a war against Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian after targeting Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him if he plans on handing over the Finance Ministry to Swamy.
Swamy begins 'project', demands sacking of 'green card' holder Arvind Subramanian  Jun 22, 9:41 am
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Staying true to his promise of training guns on bureaucrats 'loyal' to the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that he wants Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian to be sacked, as he had badmouthed India in the international arena and had also encouraged the grand old party to become rigid on their GST Bill clauses.
100 percent FDI in aviation 'a big game changer': Shaktikanta Das  Jun 20, 7:23 pm
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Monday welcomed the government's move to approve 100 percent FDI in aviation, defence and e-commerce sectors, saying this initiative will play as a big game changer and in the process boost employment.
Govt. aided escape of 'proclaimed offender' Mallya: Congress  Jun 18, 6:19 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Training guns at the Centre after reports emerged that Vijay Mallya was spotted at a book launch event that was also attended by Indian envoy Navtej Sarna at the London School of Economics this week, the Congress Party today said the incident clearly indicates that the escape of the Indian business tycoon was perhaps aided and abetted by the BJP-led NDA government.
Mallya was not an 'invitee' at London book launch event: MEA  Jun 18, 5:25 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday issued a clarification after reports emerged that Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender by a Mumbai court in a money laundering case, was spotted at a book launch event at London School of Economics this week that was attended by Indian envoy Navtej Sarna and said that the Indian business tycoon was not an invitee at the event open to all.
Duraiappah stadium a symbol of optimism, economic development: PM Modi  Jun 18, 12:16 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Asserting the Duraiappah stadium a symbol of optimism and economic development, Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Saturday said India will walk side by side with Sri Lanka as it charts its own path to progress and prosperity for all citizens.