Final decision on revising GDP base year to be taken within 2-3 months: Chief Statistician
Pravin Srivastava's statement came a day after the Congress criticised the BJP-led central govt's plan to revise the base year from the current 2011-12 to 2017-18 for calculating the GDP growth. Experts will discuss and a decision is expected in the next 2-3 months. He had asked if it was only to make Modi 2.0 government look good on GDP growth rates.
Startups aim to spark progress on fusion energy
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Kids' innovations should be encouraged by IITs: Pranab
Gandhinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said there was immense wealth of ideas and innovation in children and it should be encouraged by institutes like the IITs and...
State Bank of India plans recast of stressed power assets
SBI has called all power plant lenders in Mumbai on Wednesday for discussing the proposal that has a direct bearing on loans adding up to Rs 1.77 lakh cr.
REC set to register ARC for stressed power assets
Power companies like NTPC and Tata Power might be asked to operate and maintain the projects on a contractual basis
Sushma Swaraj calls upon Maithripala Sirisena, discusses bilateral cooperation
Swaraj yesterday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and her Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan.
Not only earnings, market is also driven by optimism: A Balasubramanian, Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC
I see more positive news flows keeping the overall sentiment alive, says Balasubramanian.
Sri Lanka welcomes Sushma Swaraj to take part in Indian Ocean Conference
"We will be very pleased to have the presence of the Indian foreign minister," Sri Lankan foreign Minister Thilak Marapona said.
Meet the lads who are all set to receive the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite 2015 award for their ideas
Kumar and Rathore are the only students from Bengaluru (and Karnataka) who will head to Ahmedabad to receive the award from President Pranab Mukherjee.
NSEL investors forum to appeal against High Court Order
HC said, investors were aware of fictitious trades on the now-defunct National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL), a forum comprising around 2,500 investors is proposing to appeal.
Government may float holding company to exit loss-making PSEs
The government may set up a holding company for loss-making staterun enterprises as part of its plan to exit such ventures.
need2know: Mauritius bogey, power debt recast and other macro triggers for your day on D-Street
A lowdown on top macro triggers that may move market on Monday
Disinvestment proceeds spent only to meet fiscal deficit: CPI-M
Yechury said disinvestment proceeds were only spent to meet fiscal deficit instead of being used for capital expenditure & social sector schemes.
Proceeds from national investment fund to be used to recapitalise PSU banks
NIF corpus on August 2012 stood at Rs 1,814.45 cr, garnered from the disinvestment proceeds of Power Grid Corporation and REC.
Disinvestment proceeds to fund PSUs, banks, insurers: Finance Ministry
Also, the fund will be used for preferential allotment of CPSE shares to promoters so that government holding does not go down below 51 per cent.
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