Ficci suggests formulation of national railway plan
Ficci has also recommended phased manufacturing programme, expansion of PPP (public-private partnership) model to newer areas, and closer collaboration with industry for absorption of technology.
Fiat Chrysler and Foxconn plan Chinese electric vehicle joint venture
Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler and the parent of iPhone assembler Foxconn are planning to set up a joint venture to build electric cars and develop internet-connected vehicles. Fiat Chrysler is looking to make up ground in the battery-powered vehicle space and is set to launch its first full-electric model - the 500 small car - this year.
Govt plans new law to protect foreign investment
Foreign investors have highlighted the enforcement of contracts as one of their biggest concerns.
Govt's plans to "rev up" Bapu's martyrdom place killing its essence, politically motivated: Gandhi kin
For years, a part of Birla House that was converted into a museum, had its hallway filled with sepia-toned scenes of Gandhi’s last journey clicked by legendary photographer Henri Cartier Bresson. These included photographs of the flower-decked body of Gandhi, people flocking to see him for the last time and his shocked secretary at the funeral among others.
Amazon plans to create 1 million new jobs in India by 2025
The jobs – created both directly and indirectly – will be across industries, including information technology, skill development, content creation, retail, logistics, and manufacturing, and are in addition to the 700,000 jobs Amazon’s investments have enabled over the last six years in India.
Air India cost saving plans to add over Rs 700 crore per annum, as govt readies plan to divest stake
While one initiative of moving to one ticket booking software for domestic flight bookings would save about Rs 519 crore in 2020, the other initiative of putting a bigger aircraft on Delhi-London route and smaller Dreamliner on Delhi-Washington route would add about Rs 100 crore to airline’s bottom line.
Government plans to extend urad imports till June on likely domestic shortage: Sources
According to sources, "So far, only 2 lakh tonnes of urad has been imported. The pulses situation was reviewed recently by the concerned ministeries and a consensus has emerged to give time till June for undertaking the import of rest of the quota."
Airtel offers Rs 179 Prepaid plan with life insurance of Rs 2 lakh
"Priced at... Rs 179, Airtel's new prepaid bundle offers unlimited calling to any network, 2 GB data, 300 SMS along with a term life cover of Rs 2 lakh from Bharti AXA Life Insurance," the company said in a statement.
Congress asks PM to show plan to contain inflation
Accusing the PM of indulging in politics of division rather than focusing on controlling inflation, the Congress spokesperson also questioned Modi's silence over “unprecedented” increase in prices of food items.
7 financial planning myths you shouldn't believe
The spread of financial literacy has made lay investors savvier than before. But some misplaced beliefs persist.
Paytm plans to scale up its online lending business
It has recently launched All-in-One QR for merchants across the country to accept unlimited payments through Paytm Wallet, Rupay Cards and all UPI based payment apps directly into their bank account free of cost.
This microcap firm plans to launch electric bike; shares hit upper circuit
“The company aims to bring the clean mobility solutions to the general public."
Dharavi residents oppose plan to re-invite redevelopment bids
Residents of Dharavi have decided to oppose any plan by the government of Maharashtra to re-invite bids for its ambitious project to redevelop Asia’s largest slum, in the centre of India’s financial capital, Mumbai.
CBI begins probe into alleged violations of Patnitop master plan
The president of the Hotel & Restaurant Association, Patnitop, had filed a PIL, alleging violations of the master plan that the petitioner said resulted in 70% of the hotels and restaurants in the area having been constructed without permission.
New parliament plan: Twin-sharing seat, many aisles
At present, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers have longer rows. In the new chambers planned, a third person could be accommodated in case of a joint sitting of Houses. The new building is part of the mega central vista redevelopment plan.
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