Thursday 28 Aug '14Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to Japan this month end, New Delhi, in a goodwill gesture to the island nation that is emerging as major economic partner for India, allowed Japan’s Mizuho Bank to open its fifth branch in Ahmedabad.
Thursday 28 Aug '14To ensure a head start for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), the government will not make it mandatory for the new bank accounts opened under the ambitious the ‘National Mission on Financial Inclusion’ to be linked to the Aadhaar numbers.
Tuesday 26 Aug '14Bankers have cold-shouldered the National Highways Authority of India's (NHAI) proposal to set up a specialised Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC) for revival of the road sector's stressed assets.
Thursday 21 Aug '14India lags far behind its BRICS peers and even other comparable economies such as Indonesia, Korea and Malaysia when it comes to notifying annually before the WTO all its domestic support to agriculture producers in terms of subsidies in a year with their monetary values.
Monday 04 Aug '14The Centre is considering a Constitutional amendment and a separate legislation to give the proposed National Industrial Corridor Authority (NICA) comprehensive powers as well as supremacy over state authorities for it to smoothly operate.