MSMEs get only Rs 40 cr out of Rs 625 cr interest subsidy
The law stipulates hefty penalty on late payment to MSMEs but the provision has been hardly invoked by the government. So far, MCA has only collected data on delayed payments and sought that companies clear the dues at the earliest.
Alignment of strategic interest with India, says US Defense Secretary
On December 18, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper will host his Indian co...
Budget likely on February 1, Economic Survey on January 31
This will be the first time after 2015-16 when the budget will be presented on Sat...
Cultural barriers hinder interest in science, shows 3M study
In an interview to ET’s Rica Bhattacharyya, Seth talks about the reasons for people’s confidence slipping in science, barriers to science career and the role academia can play to promote interest in science among the younger generation.
Realtors’ path to UP’s ‘zero-period’ interest waivers just got tougher
The Greater Noida Industrial Development Agency (GNIDA), under whose jurisdiction are the housing projects in Noida Extension where land acquisition cases had stopped work, has spelt out these conditions.
Govt focusing on increasing consumption to boost economic growth: CEA
Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Friday said the government is focusing on increasing consumption to boost economic growt...
More formal jobs have been created in the economy: Chief Economic Advisor
The CEA said that the proportion of regular salaried workers in the country has gone up by 5 per cent.
View: Government needs to significantly improve its policymaking process
Govt has to bring in many more talented professionals and get them involved in the policymaking process.
Evidence of measures to boost investment reflects in record FDI inflow of $35 billion: CEA
Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) KV Subramanian on Friday said the evidence of measures to boost investment was actually seen in the record FDI ...
Xi Jinping calls for 'contingency plan' to deal with economic slowdown in 2020
The three-day Central Economic Work Conference headed by President Xi, which took place under shadow of the ongoing trade war with the US, concluded here on Thursday. The conference discussed economic targets for 2020, including gross domestic product (GDP) growth and inflation ahead of China's annual legislative session to be held in March.
Nationwide economic census to be completed by March 2020: CSC e-Governance Service India CEO
"In Delhi, the entire process will take around three months where enumerators will survey around 45 lakh establishments and households," Central Statistics Office Director General (Social Statistics) A K Sadhu said after flagging off the survey for Delhi.
Citizenship Act amended to distract people from country's economic slowdown: Kamal Nath
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday accused the Union government of practising "politics of distractions" and said the Citizenship Act was amended to divert people's attention from the country's economic slowdown.
China to target around 6% growth in 2020, step up state spending: Sources
The proposed target, to be unveiled at China's annual parliamentary session in early March 2020, was endorsed by top leaders at the annual closed-door Central Economic Work Conference this month, according to three sources with knowledge of the meeting's outcome.
Travellers show little interest in Kashmir
Business to Kashmir is very slow, both for Indian and foreign travellers. Comparing it to last year's records which was not good either, this season witnessed a dip of 50%. Although hotels are operational, there have been hardly any bookings. Internet blockade continues to be a huge detterent, putting off the visitors.
Fighting for a good cause: Deepika Padukone feted with award by WEF for spreading awareness on mental health
Deepika & 3 others were selected for WEF's Crystal Award.
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