Economics Current Affairs (Page : 1)

  • Kerala imposes 14.5% 'fat tax' on junk food

    Saturday, Jul 09, 2016

    Kerala imposes 14.5% 'fat tax' on junk food

    The Kerala government, headed by Pinarayi Vijayan  has introduced a “fat tax” of 14.5% on foods like burgers, pizzas and doughnuts along with other jun

  • Cabinet clears 23.5% hike in pay for Central govt. staff

    Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

    Cabinet clears 23.5% hike in pay for Central govt. staff

    The Union cabinet has announced an overall increase of 23.5 per cent for over one crore government employees and pensioners in line with the Seventh Pay Co

  • Insuring India's N-Plants : Nuclear Insurance Policy

    Thursday, Jun 23, 2016

    Insuring India's N-Plants : Nuclear Insurance Policy

    Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)  has cleared a long-delayed insurance policy declared by the New India Assurance (NIA) for all 21 reacto

  • Three years of Raghuram Rajan at a glance

    Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

    Three years of Raghuram Rajan at a glance

    When Raghuram Rajan, the man who famously predicted the 2008 global economic crisis, took over as RBI governor the economy was in tough times. Inflation was hig

  • What does 100% FDI in defence mean?

    Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

    What does 100% FDI in defence mean?

    The government’s decision  to liberalize the foreign direct investment rules and allow 100 per cent FDI in defence marks a major push to defence manufact

  • Government approves 100% FDI in Aviation, Defence and e-commerce sectors

    Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

    Government approves 100% FDI in Aviation, Defence and e-commerce sectors

    The Union government has announced sweeping changes in India's foreign direct investment policy, by easing norms for a host of important sectors including defen

  • Impacts of India-Mauritius tax treaty on FDI

    Thursday, May 12, 2016

    Impacts of India-Mauritius tax treaty on FDI

    After numerous rounds of talks over the last few years India and Mauritius on 10th May 2016, signed the protocol amending the 33-year-old India-Mauritius Double

  • Generics prescription law - Financial cure for patients

    Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

    Generics prescription law - Financial cure for patients

    The private sector is the main healthcare provider in India because government expenditure on health as a percentage of GDP  is very low - about 4% of Gros

  • India ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement of WTO

    Monday, Apr 25, 2016

    India ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement of WTO

    India   has formally ratified the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) trade facilitation agreement, which will help India further boost economic growth by r

  • India replaces China as top FDI destination in 2015: FDI Intelligence Report

    Friday, Apr 22, 2016

    India replaces China as top FDI destination in 2015: FDI Intelligence Report

    According to FDI Intelligence Report India has replaced China as top destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) by attracting $63 billion (nearly Rs 4.19 l


Economics Tidbits ( Apr 22, 2016 - Jul 09, 2016 )

  • Jul 08, 2016 Union Government constitute Shankar Acharya Committee to examine desirability and feasibility of new financial year show

  • Jul 07, 2016 Cabinet approves Interest Subvention Scheme for farmers for the year 2016-17 show

  • Jul 07, 2016 State Bank of India launches 3 new digital offerings  show

  • Jul 04, 2016 SBI secures USD 625 million from World Bank for solar programme show

  • Jun 29, 2016 Restaurants, shops, malls, banks can now remain open 24/7 for 365 days show

  • Jun 29, 2016 Tata Communications to sell subsidiary Neotel show

  • Jun 28, 2016 TCS to be levied above Rs 2 lakh only if payment in cash show

  • Jun 28, 2016 AIIB approves first loans for projects in four countries show

  • Jun 27, 2016 Paytm to help SMEs get products from China show

  • Jun 25, 2016 ADB approves USD 500-million loan for river bridge in Bihar show

  • Jun 24, 2016 Asian millionaires now the wealthiest in the world show

  • Jun 23, 2016 Cabinet approves Rs.10,000 cr start-up fund, Rs.6,000 cr for textiles to create 1cr jobs show

  • Jun 23, 2016 Cabinet approves Rs 5.5 lakh crore mega spectrum auction plan show

  • Jun 23, 2016 Tech Mahindra acquires BIO show

  • Jun 21, 2016 SBI rolls out Rs 200-cr start-up fund show

  • Jun 07, 2016 RBI cites inflation risks, keeps policy rate unchanged show

  • Jun 06, 2016 BRICS bank to issue first Yuan-denominated bonds show

  • Jun 03, 2016 India, World Bank sign agreement for efficient bus service show

  • May 27, 2016 Yes Bank gets nod for raising FDI limit to 74% show

  • May 25, 2016 India signs USD 100 mn loan agreement with World Bank  show

  • May 20, 2016 SBI Seeks To Take Over 5 Associate Banks, Bhartiya Mahila Bank show

  • May 20, 2016 HDFC Bank launches SmartUp for startups show

  • May 19, 2016 NTPC partners with Coal India Limited to foray into fertilizer sector show

  • May 18, 2016 World Bank approves $625-million loan for India's solar programme show

  • May 14, 2016 ICICI Bank launches business credit card with Jet Airways show

  • May 13, 2016 RBI issues norms for approval of branch offices by foreign entities in India   show

  • May 13, 2016 Foreign Banks can invest up to 10% in private lenders show

  • May 13, 2016 India and five other nations sign pact on tax info sharing  show

  • May 13, 2016 Telecom firms cannot be fined for call drops: SC show

  • May 13, 2016 Reliance Jio Launches JioMoney Digital Wallet to The Public show

  • May 13, 2016 Government fixes ceiling price of 54 drug formulations show

  • May 12, 2016 Corruption costs world economy $2 trillion a year: IMF show

  • May 11, 2016 RBI to issue Rs 1,000 banknotes with inset letter 'R'  show

  • May 10, 2016 IIT-M incubated firm gets USD 18 million funding show

  • May 10, 2016 Gilead gets patent for Hepatitis C drug Sovaldi show

  • May 09, 2016 ICICI Bank signs MoU with BRICS’s New Development Bank show

  • May 09, 2016 Government begins UBIN drive for budding entrepreneurs    show

  • May 06, 2016 Andhra Pradesh Harita-Priya Agriculture Project wins 2016 WSIS Prize show

  • May 06, 2016 Ban on diesel cabs may cause USD 1.2 bn loss to India show

  • May 05, 2016 Air India no longer making losses : Government show

  • May 05, 2016 China to invest $11.9 bn in aviation infrastructure in 2016 show

  • May 04, 2016 Google acquires startup Synergyse show

  • May 04, 2016 Uber ties up with Alipay globally show

  • May 04, 2016 JSW Energy to acquire JSPL's 1,000 mw plant for Rs 6,500 cr show

  • May 04, 2016 Wilful defaulters owe Rs 66,000 cr to govt banks show

  • Apr 27, 2016 FinMin approves 8.7% interest on EPF for 2015-16 show

  • Apr 27, 2016 IT dept to pay interest on TDS refund show

  • Apr 27, 2016 Indian Railways to create Rs 1 lakh crore Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh  show

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