How to help small businesses
Nurturing this sub-segment of the formal sector will aid economic growth, improve tax to GDP ratio and create good jobs that the government has been trying to achieve through its formalisation attempts.
RS Prasad at IEC North: Fundamentals of Indian Economy strong
The fundamentals of Indian Economy is strong. India is bound to bounce back: La...
Bullish about Indian Economy, have taken bold decisions to boost growth: Anurag Thakur, MoS Finance
MoS Finance Anurag Thakur gives his outlo...
Punjab govt to provide over 28,000 agro-machines to farmers to prevent stubble burning
The govt is focusing on delivering state-of-the-art machines to farmers to manage the stubble and make Punjab a zero stubble burning state.
10 more Zika virus cases detected in Jaipur; total 42
All the 10 cases were detected in the Shastri Nagar area of Jaipur.
No need to panic, Zika outbreak under control: Health Ministry
According to a Health Ministry official, 29 people have so far been tested positive for the disease in Rajasthan.
Dozens of casualties as multiple blasts rock Kabul polling centres
At least 30 people have been taken to a trauma hospital run by the Italian NGO Emergency, including a dead child, the organisation said on Twitter
Renewable energy ministry eases norms for entry in wind power sector
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has done away with a crucial committee which used to approve turbine models before these could be sold.
Three panels formed to improve quality control of solar modules and products
One panel will prepare a policy for testing laboratories, another will set technology and product standards and the third will look into regulations.
Explore British Columbia first if you're a techie from India: Minister
India-based Zee Studios International have plans to set shop in BC employing about 100 employees, Ralston informed.
Brazil, India, South Africa appeal new standard status for Microsoft Office
Brazil, India and South Africa have lodged an appeal against a decision to grant international standard recognition to Microsoft's Office software package, a standards agency overseeing the case said on Friday.
Microsoft OOXML approval put on hold
Following appeals by four countries including India, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has put its earlier decision approving Microsoft’s Open Office OXML (OOXML) file format as an international standard, on hold
OOXML put on hold amid opposition from India
Following appeals by four countries, including India, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has put on hold its earlier decision approving Microsoft’s Open Office OXML (OOXML) file format as an international standard. OOXML is a format for word-processing, presentations and spreadsheets.
Both Karzai and Abdullah claim victory in Afghan polls
President Hamid Karzai and top challenger Abdullah Abdullah on Friday positioned themselves as the winner of Afghanistan's presidential election.
Doha negotiations may script QR return
The imposition of QRs on certain products is unlikely to flout WTO norms as it would be on a temporary basis.
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