Frequent train accidents in the past few months have once again brought to fore issues of maintenance, infrastructure up-gradation and safety in the Indian Railways.
The issue of rail safety, however, took an unexpected turn, with Uttar Pradesh Police hinting at possible role of Pakistani spy agency -- ISI -- in the Kanpur derailment incident, that took place late last year.
Descibing the official data on the index of industrial production (IIP) for November 2016, during which demonetisation was announced, as a "false positive", Crisil Research has said that the latest IIP figures do not reflect the true condition of the Indian manufacturing sector.
Belying popular expectations, India's factory output, as measured by the IIP released e
Demonetisation will leave a negative impact on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), rural consumption and job creation while the large organised sectors stand to benefit in the long term, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday.
"Demonetisation of high value currency notes would leave quite a negative impact on small and medium enterprises, rural consumption and job creation in
The Union Labour and Employment ministry is establishing 100 Model Career Centres (MCC) across the country to increase employment avenues for job seekers.
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya told reporters here on Saturday that out of 950 employment exchanges, 100 will be developed as MCC at a cost of Rs 350 crore.
With Donald Trump taking over the reins of the US, industry stakeholders in India and the government feel that the fears of protectionism and curbs on H1B visas will remain, but that the US will continue its financial and technological collaboration with India.
"We believe that US will continue to support global growth with financial and technological collaborations and investmen
Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management (Reliance Mutual Fund) has received around Rs 12,000 crore worth of bids for the further fund offer (FFO) in Central Public Sector Enterprises Exchange Traded Fund (CPSE ETF), a top company official said on Friday.
"As of now, approximately Rs 12,000 crore worth of bids have been received and the counting is still on. The final bid amount wil
The index of mineral production for November went up 3.9 per cent while the total value of mineral output during the month has been estimated at Rs 20,481 crore. "The index of mineral production of the mining and quarrying sector for November... 2016, at 135.9, was 3.9 per cent higher compared to November 2015," the Ministry of Mines said in a statement.
Pension fund regulator PFRDA is expecting National Pension System (NPS) to grow at a rate of 35-40 per cent in the current fiscal, a top official said. "NPS has been growing at around 35 per cent per annum in terms of both AUM and subscriber base for the past three years. We hope to see it to grow at a rate of 35-40 per cent during the current fiscal too," PFRDA Chairman Hemant Contra