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By Ritika Bisht
In Economy
Jan 25th, 2016
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During his visit to India alongside President Francois Hollande, Finance Minister Michel Sapin has stated that French companies will invest USD 10 billion in India over the next five years, chiefly in the industrial sector. “Over the last five years, French companies have invested more than USD 1 billion per year in India” said Sapin. He added, “We estimate that they w...
By Ritika Bisht
In Digital India
Jan 18th, 2016
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Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar has revealed that the number of Internet users in the country is expected to go up to 50 crore, from the current over 40 crore, in next 5-8 months. “According to our estimate, out of these, 70 percent people are going to access Internet through mobile phones,” Prasad said. About 100 crore people, out of the population of India ...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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In the last few years, microfinance institutions are moving to new business ecosystems There is good news for the microfinance sector in our country. The gross loan portfolio (GLP) has seen an impressive growth in the quarter ending in September 2015 (Q2 FY 2015-16). According to MFIN Micrometer, GLP stood at a Rs. 36,660 cr as compared to 20,879 cr during the same qua...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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 The first hike in about a decade signals a divergence between the US and other leading economies After a span of nine years, the US Fed has increased the interest rates in a move which has been coming a long time. The move marks the official end of the globally coordinated fiscal and monetary stimuli that was provided to the world economy that had come dangerously clo...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Jan 5th, 2016
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A Roundtable organized by ASSOCHAM was held on 16th December, 2015, at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi. The topic was ‘Make in India: Trade and Fiscal Incentives for the IT Hardware and Electronics Industry.’ Dr. Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of IT, was the speaker from the government whereas the industry was represented by Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo and Texas Instrum...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Nov 5th, 2015
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India is changing and more and more start-ups are successfully taking off in a variety of sectors and industries As a culture, India has never boasted of an inherent risk-embracing entrepreneurial energy, unlessthe reference is to particular localized pockets in certain communities. However, these were typically small, well-established, family-run business owners who u...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Oct 15th, 2015
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PM’s visit to US west coast a major boost for India’s IT industry The tour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Silicon Valley gave a major boost to India’s IT industry as it included discussions with the CEOs of Apple, Google, Microsoft and Tesla, and ended with a dinner aimed at promoting the Digital India initiative, that saw the technology industry and the Prime ...
By Anand Mishra
In Economy
Oct 15th, 2015
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India in a sweet spot to cash on the Chinese economic turmoil In the middle of August this year, the Government of China devalued its currency over a span of three days in a bid to keep its exports intact. The step came after a series of bad news about the Chinese economy over the last few months. The move triggered a free fall in Chinese equity market, which spooked t...
By Anand Mishra
In Economy
Oct 15th, 2015
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Hopefully development agenda will trump caste politics in polls The elections in India are a complex exercise, literally and figuratively. And when a state as complex as Bihar goes to polls, it attracts attention, from academicians and social watchers to economists and stock analysts. This is because electoral politics of Bihar is simultaneously a case study in social ...
By Praveen Raman
In Economy
Aug 11th, 2015
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India becomes a $2 trillion-economy, but inequality grows too BUSINESS MAGAZINES and economic newspapers have hailed the capitalist mantra as India enters the $2 trillion GDP club. The World Bank in its recent report has said that India has become a $2 trillion economy and at present it’s GDP, in current prices, stands at $2.067 trillion, against the 2013 GDP size of $...