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India's December gems, jewellery exports up 29% against pre-pandemic 2019

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 08:56
Besides, exports during April-December rose 5.8 per cent to $29,084 million from $27,500 during the same period of 2019.

Demand for office space up 50% in 2021 led by startups, tech cos: Colliers

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 06:04
Demand for office space in Delhi NCR region has grown 50 per cent year-on-year in 2021, majorly due to strong absorptions by startups and technology firms, said real estate consultancy firm Colliers

India Inc urges Budget sops to boost capex, wants focus on consumer demand

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 04:20
Bank lending for new projects fell to record low in FY21 as per RBI data

Delivery race among Indian grocery startups brings road safety risks

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 03:38
Competition is already intense in India's $600-billion grocery retailing industry, populated by the likes of Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart and Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance

Govt relaxes deadline for re-export of containers used for oxygen transport

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 02:25
The customs department has given time till September 30 for the re-export high-quality containers which have been imported for efficient transportation of liquid medical oxygen

445 Indian infrastructure projects show cost overrun of Rs 4.4 trillion

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 01:10
As many as 445 infrastructure projects, each entailing investment of Rs 150 crore or more, have been hit by cost overruns totalling more than Rs 4.4 lakh crore, according to a report.

India's economy has bright spots, 'very dark stains': Raghuram Rajan

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 00:54
Economist and former RBI governor fears 'scarring to the middle class' after pent up economic demand ends.

India emerges as largest exporters of cucumber, gherkins in the world

Sun, 01/23/2022 - 00:50
India has exported cucumber and gherkins to the tune of 1,23,846 metric tonnes with a value of $114 million during April-October (2020-21)

Delhi traders want markets to be freed from Covid restrictions: CAIT Survey

Sat, 01/22/2022 - 08:23
The traders' body stated that it has also sent a letter to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, demanding relaxation in the Covid restrictions in the national capital.

Public wifi hotspots can generate 20-30 mn jobs this year: Telecom Secy

Sat, 01/22/2022 - 06:43
Telecom Secretary K Rajaraman was speaking at Broadband India Forum (BIF) event called upon wifi equipment makers to lower the cost of their products

Fewer launches subdue pharma market's Dec sequential growth

Sat, 01/22/2022 - 06:36
As per India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra), IPM continued to deliver slower growth of 5.3 per cent YoY in December 2021 after growing 6.6 per cent in November 2021

India no longer signs FTAs just to be part of a group: Piyush Goyal

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:44
However, he added that FTA is a two-way traffic and industry should inculcate a greater appetite for risk taking as these pacts cannot give one-sided access for Indian goods and services alone

Third Covid-19 wave to hit airports' revenue recovery this fiscal: Report

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 12:16
The Omicron variant has forced the regulator to first extend the ban to January 31, and then to February 28, 2022

Textiles Min to examine issue of stock restriction for jute exports: Goyal

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 11:56
The assurance from the Union textiles minister came at a time when the Indian Jute Mills Association (IJMA) has initiated legal steps against the government

Services exports crossed $178 bn in 6 months despite Covid: Piyush Goyal

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:50
"While 2021 was a year in which we defied all odds, 2022 will be the breakthrough year which will unlock the country's exponential value. Services Export for Apr-Dec 2021 reached more than $178 bn despite the Covid-19 pandemic when the Travel, Hospitality & Tourism sectors were significantly down. 'India at 100 will be renowned as a start-up nation as we have added 43 unicorns in 45 weeks, and we should aim for at least 75 unicorns in this 75 week period to 75th Anniversary of Independence," said the commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal while releasing the NASSCOM Tech Start-up Report 2022.

Govt launches portal to share key performance indicators of coal sector

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:44
The portal was launched by Coal Secretary Anil Kumar Jain

Multiplex operator Inox Leisure reports Q3 net loss of Rs 1.32 crore

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:35
Inox Leisure Ltd reported narrowing of its consolidated net loss at Rs 1.32 crore for the third quarter ended December 2021 as the film exhibition business witnessed recovery from Covid restrictions

India's forex reserves up by $2.229 billion to $634.965 billion

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:24
Gold reserves rose by USD 726 million to USD 39.77 billion in the reporting week

Companies facing probe get relief from HC for settling pre-GST disputes

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:06
Court quashes rejection of one firm's application by authorities for settlement of tax disputes under Sabka Vishwas Scheme

Centre to fund drone purchase by FPOs, farm R&D bodies, even individuals

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 08:10
In some cases, funding to cover full cost of a conventional drone