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Which states provide the best ecosystem for start-ups? Check here

22 Dec 2018

Which states provide the best ecosystem for start-ups? Check here

The exponential rise in start-up ecosystem in the country has given opportunities to many to transform their ideas into businesses.

PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector

25 Sep 2018

PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector

In the wake of nationwide caste protests by Dalits, Marathas, Jats, and upper-caste groups, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), for the first time, has held a meeting to discuss affirmative action in the private sector.

Andhra Pradesh tops ease of doing business ranking, again

10 Jul 2018

Andhra Pradesh tops ease of doing business ranking, again

For the second year in a row, Andhra Pradesh has topped the list in terms of ease of doing business among all states and union territories (UTs), according to a list released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in collaboration with the World Bank.

I&B to form committee to regulate online media in India

06 Apr 2018

I&B to form committee to regulate online media in India

A day after the government cancelled a controversial 'fake news' circular, the I&B Ministry has decided to constitute a committee to frame guidelines for online media.

Angel-tax exemption for start-ups with up to Rs. 10cr funding

07 Feb 2018

Angel-tax exemption for start-ups with up to Rs. 10cr funding

Start-ups founded before 2016 may finally get an exemption from the much-talked-about Angel Tax, giving them a much-needed relief, reported ET.

#Davos2018: Modi meets Swiss president; India hosts welcome reception

23 Jan 2018

#Davos2018: Modi meets Swiss president; India hosts welcome reception

For India, the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual jamboree at Davos began with a bang.

Government may allow 100% FDI in banking: Report

17 Jan 2018

Government may allow 100% FDI in banking: Report

After allowing 100% FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in aviation, single-brand retail, and construction, the Centre is now considering to hike the FDI limit in the banking sector to 100%.

India informs World Bank of 'overlooked' reforms in its report

23 Jun 2017

India informs World Bank of 'overlooked' reforms in its report

After India managed to rise up one level to 130 in World Bank's 2017 'ease of doing business' report comprising of 190 countries; it has sent the message that the survey was faulty and failed to acknowledge several of its reforms.

Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space

14 Jun 2017

Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space

Amazon is currently exploring the possibility of buying online grocery site BigBasket in order to solidify its stance in India.

"Make in India" slowly picking up momentum, yielding results

16 May 2017

"Make in India" slowly picking up momentum, yielding results

Modi's much-touted "Make in India" initiative is reportedly yielding positive results.

Uttar Pradesh - India's leading mobile manufacturing state

30 Nov 2016

Uttar Pradesh - India's leading mobile manufacturing state

A report released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion placed Uttar Pradesh as India's topmost mobile manufacturing state.

Singapore PM condemns cross-border terrorism

06 Oct 2016

Singapore PM condemns cross-border terrorism

On his visit to India, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong displayed solidarity with India over the death of 18 soldiers in the globally criticized Uri attack.

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on a five-day India trip

04 Oct 2016

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on a five-day India trip

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore arrived in India on 3rd Oct on a five-day visit, the focus of which is to strengthen bilateral ties.

200 e-commerce companies suspected fake, under DIPP scanner

03 Sep 2016

200 e-commerce companies suspected fake, under DIPP scanner

Around 200 e-commerce companies have come under the scanner of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), many of whom are suspected to be fake.