FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
Govt examining foreign fund flows in infra at strategic locations
A comprehensive review has been undertaken to assess the control over various infrastructures at strategic locations and border areas of the country, according to sources. Many departments and agencies, including the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), have been involved in the exercise.
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FDI limit in insurance companies may rise to 74%
The govt may raise the FDI limit in insurance to 74% in the February budget, up from the present 49%.
Modi government taking several steps to incentivise renewable energy sector: R. K. Singh
The government is facilitating developers by allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100% through the automatic route. Moreover, Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar and wind power shall also be waived for renewable projects commissioned by December 2022.
From a 10-year view, Indian stocks better than US ones: Chris Wood
Wood said the government has the political will to do PSU divestments
What all the government is doing to improve the generation of solar energy in the country; here’s a round-up
Distribution licensees would be notified about standard bidding guidelines to aid them in procuring solar and wind power at competitive rates in a cost-effective and transparent way.
Govt mulls curbs on foreign firms in ‘strategic areas’
While the idea is to look at all overseas players, the focus is on firms from countries such as China, which are seen to be sensitive. The talks for a set of possible restrictions come at a time when the Centre is weighing the option of allowing Chinese telecom major Huawei to participate in 5G trials.
Divestment of Air India, BPCL not in national interest: Swadeshi Jagran Manch
The economic unit of RSS said the move to divest companies such as Air India, BSNL and BPCL was “opposed to national interest and prone to being misused by corrupt officials to benefit special business houses”.
Govt on track to make India $5 trillion economy by '24: Misra
"On the economic front in particular, the prime minister has set a goal of becoming a five trillion dollar economy by 2024. While this is an ambitious aspiration, we are on track and fully committed to the same," said Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Pramod Kumar Misra.
Reform push to labour laws, green nod will spur investment: Piyush Goyal
The government has made upfront released Rs 70,000 crore to state-run banks and made additional provision for lending and liquidity of Rs 5 lakh crore to increase credit flow to industries, said Goyal. He said while global growth is forecast at 3% for 2019, India continues to grow faster than the rest of the world.
Govt asks Snapdeal, Paytm Mall to give business details
The government had last month asked top two e-commerce firms Flipkart and Amazon to share details of their top five sellers and total business quantum for each seller, variations of commission agreements they have with various sellers, and how investments from their parents are disbursed.
Traders to protest against Amazon, Flipkart on Wednesday: CAIT
During the nationwide agitation, traders will observe November 20 as 'National Protest Day' and hold 'dharna' in more than 700 cities in different states, said the body, which claims to represent 7 crore traders.
Jeff Bezos to visit India in January, may meet PM Narendra Modi
Jeff Bezos, the Amazon chief is said to be worried about the changing eCommerce rules in India.
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