BUSINESS AWAAZ

Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) to be operational from Nov 5

PM to launch the Scheme (GMS) Bisheshwar Mishra / AMN  / New Delhi: The newly proposed gold schemes which is likely to replace the existing Gold Deposit Scheme, 1999, will become operational from tomorrow after Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally launches the four gold related schemes on Thursday, the 5th November. The PM will launch … Continue reading Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) to be operational from Nov 5

Passing GST only a question of time: Finance Minister

AMN / Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that passing the Goods and Services Tax, GST bill is just a question of time. Speaking at the World Economic Forum, WEF India summit in New Delhi today, Mr Jaitley said that obstruction to GST cannot be indefinite and it will be a reality soon. He said … Continue reading Passing GST only a question of time: Finance Minister

Prices of pulses fell by Rs 20: Govt

AMN / Government has said that pulses prices have fallen by an average Rs 20 per kg following raids on hoarders and the rates would ease further with the arrivals of kharif crops. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday chaired a high-level meeting to review the prices of essential commodities ahead of the festive season. According … Continue reading Prices of pulses fell by Rs 20: Govt

FM reviews prices of essential commodities ahead of festivals

TIA NEWS Finance Minister Arun Jaitely today reviewed the prices of essential commodities at a high level meeting in New Delhi. He directed the Secretaries of the Departments of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Affairs to remain vigilant and work closely with the States ahead of the festive season,. Mr. Jaitley asked them to take immediate … Continue reading FM reviews prices of essential commodities ahead of festivals

VP Hamid Ansari asks Indonesian business leaders to invest in India

TIA NEWS /JAKARTA Vice President Hamid Ansari who is on a four day visit to Indonesia today met members of India -Indonesia Business Forum at Jakarta and asked them to invest in India to boost the economic ties between the two emerging economies. Mr Hamid Ansari  said that India and Indonesia were two largest emerging … Continue reading VP Hamid Ansari asks Indonesian business leaders to invest in India

India expected to grow 7.5% in FY16, higher next year: Moody’s

Projecting stable growth rate for India, Moody’s Investors Service today said the economy would grow at 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal and improve marginally in the following year. The report expect that India’s real GDP will grow at 7.5 per cent in the financial year ending March 31, 2016 (FY16) and 7.6 per … Continue reading India expected to grow 7.5% in FY16, higher next year: Moody’s

Evasion of taxes, Parking assets outside major concern for economy: Jaitely

TIA Correspondent Finance minister Arun Jaitley today said that evasion of taxes, parking assets outside was a major concern for economy. Speaking at a conference on Networking the Networks in New Delhi today, Mr Jaitley said no organization would benefit from illicit financial flow in any form. He said profiteering from illicit financial flow is … Continue reading Evasion of taxes, Parking assets outside major concern for economy: Jaitely

Indo-Nepal trade border point opens after 40 days

AMN / Official and Police in Nepal today succeeded in opening the Birgunj-Raxaul border point with India after 40 days. They forcibly removed the agitating protesters from their sit-in spot on crucial Miteri Bridge at Indo-Nepal border. The protesters hurled stones on police when the latter started removing them early this morning. They were eventually … Continue reading Indo-Nepal trade border point opens after 40 days

South Asian countires to form coordination center to curb illicit financial flow: Revenue Secretary

AMN / India’s Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia today said the government was planning to set up South Asian Regional Intelligence Coordination center to curb the illicit financial flow. “Once it is operational, it will allow South Asian countries to connect with other countries”, said Mr Adhia while speaking at a conference Networking the Networks in … Continue reading South Asian countires to form coordination center to curb illicit financial flow: Revenue Secretary

Tolerance and Respect must for Economic Progress

By Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, RBI This is an excerpt from speech by Dr. Raghuram Rajan,  at the IIT Delhi Convocation, on October 31, 2015 Thank you very much for inviting me back to the Institute to deliver the convocation address. I graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering 30 years ago. I was overly anxious then … Continue reading Tolerance and Respect must for Economic Progress

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ELECTIONS

Electioneering at its peak for 3rd phase of LS polls

AGENCIES Leaders across political spectrum holding rallies and roadshows for the third phase of Lok Sabha ele ...

66% polling in 2nd phase of Lok Sabha elections

  AMN Sixty-six per cent polling has been recorded for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections. Nin ...

Stage set for 2nd phase of Lok Sabha polls

  Correspondents / WEB DESK The election commission has completed all arrangements for the second phase ...

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SPORTS

International Hockey Federation imposes fine on Pakistan

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has imposed a hefty fine of one lakh seventy-six thousand Euros on P ...

Bajrang regains top spot in world wrestling rankings

India's Bajrang Punia has regained the world number one spot in the men's 65-kilogram freestyle category ranki ...

Djokovis and Nadal enter into Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals

top seed Novak Djokovic and 11-time champion Rafael Nadal enter into the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals la ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...