Category «Economy»

India to emerge as economic superpower in 15-20 yrs: Rajnath

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today exuded confidence that India will emerge as the economic superpower in 15 to 20 years following the steps being undertaken by the Centre to strengthen the economy. “I cannot speak for a couple of years but on the basis of my limited understanding I can confidently say that no …

RBI issues new series of Rs 500, Rs 2,000 currency notes

rs 500 and rs 1000 curreny note

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the demonetisation of high-value notes, the Reserve Bank today issued new series of notes for the Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 denomination with improved features and newer sizes. The Rs 2,000 note, which is a first under the denomination, will be called the ‘Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series’ …

Govt to push reforms to woo investment, plug infra deficit: FM

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Prioritising the need to open up the economy further, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Centre will step up on reforms to attract more investment and fill up infrastructure deficit, even as he asserted there is a “great amount of impatience” on the growth front. Speaking at the India-UK Tech Summit here, he said, …

India, China agree to maintain high-level exchanges

India and China agree to maintain high-level exchanges

India and China have agreed to maintain the pace of their high-level exchanges in counter- terrorism and other fields after “friendly and open” discussions between their National Security Advisors. NSA Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi, State Councillor, concluded their discussions in Hyderabad on Friday in a “friendly, open and cordial environment”, it …

India holds business seminar in China to seek investments

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Over 280 Chinese investors from top business houses, today attended a seminar here organised by India to invite investments from China, with Indian officials playing down the calls for the boycott of Chinese goods. Amid the growing interest among Chinese investors to invest in ‘Make in India’ projects, both the countries also held a meeting …

Gold tops Rs 31,000 on global cues, wedding demand

Gold regained the Rs 31,000-mark per 10 gram by rising Rs 50 at the bullion market on Thursday, riding on firm global trends and continued buying by domestic jewellers to meet the wedding season demand. However, silver met with resistance at prevailing levels and weakened by Rs 40 at Rs 44,060 per kg. Bullion traders …