Monday, June 26, 2017

India blocks Facebook program providing free Internet to poor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — India’s government has effectively blocked a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access...

Indian carmaker Tata to rename ‘Zica’ model amid Zika virus fears

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Zika virus has hit India’s Tata Motors, which has decided to rebrand a soon-to-be launched hatchback vehicle which was...

Economic reform needed to achieve Modi’s ‘Make in India’ slogan

Author: M. Govinda Rao, NIPFP Of the many slogans coined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, ‘Make in India’ is the most important. It promises...

Why India’s policymakers need to fire on all cylinders

Authors: Shekhar Shah and Rajesh Chadha, NCAER India, the world’s third largest economy measured in purchasing-power parity terms, became a middle income country in 2007....

India’s role in Asia may not fit ‘Indo-Pacific’ agenda

Author: Hugh White, ANU Many observers tend to assume that India will play a large and growing part as a great power in a wider...

India seeks to speed up foreign deals with ‘one-stop shop’

The Finance Ministry, seeking to speed up deals with outside investors, is set to take full control of the oversight of more than $40...

Rupee ends 21 paise lower vs US dollar; snaps 3-day winning...

The rupee snapped its three-day winning spree against the American currency by falling 21 paise to 63.72 on fresh dollar demand from banks and...

Late surge drives Nifty above 8,350, Sensex ends up 363 points

After consolidating for second straight day, late surge drove market on higher levels. The Sensex was up 363.30 points or 1.3 per cent at...