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Pakistan among top 10 nations with biggest foreign debt, suggests World Bank report gcwPakistan among top 10 nations with biggest foreign debt, suggests World Bank report gcw

Pakistan among top 10 nations with biggest foreign debt, suggests World Bank report

The combined external debt stock of the ten largest DSSI-eligible borrowers (Angola, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mongolia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, and Zambia) was 509 billion dollars.

Pakistan Oct 12, 2021, 9:17 PM IST

Cabinet approves relief measures for telecom sector, 4-year-moratorium to telcos for payment of dues - dnmCabinet approves relief measures for telecom sector, 4-year-moratorium to telcos for payment of dues - dnm

Cabinet approves relief measures for telecom sector, 4-year-moratorium to telcos for payment of dues

The Union cabinet has also allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the telecom sector with safeguards.

India News Sep 15, 2021, 6:21 PM IST

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Fundamental right to privacy violated, says Newslaundry co-founder day after IT dept search operations

Claiming that his fundamental right to privacy was violated, Abhinandan Sekhri said that IT officials took control of his personal phone, laptop and a couple of office machines and downloaded all the data. He also claimed that no hash value of the data copied was provided to me.

India News Sep 11, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

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Yahoo shuts down its news websites, digital content in India due to change in FDI rules

Yahoo News, Yahoo Cricket, Finance, Entertainment, and MAKERS India are all part of this. This, however, will not have any impact on users' Yahoo e-mail or search experiences in India.

Business Aug 26, 2021, 3:23 PM IST

India attracted highest ever total FDI inflow of US $81.72 bn in 2020-21: Centre-dnmIndia attracted highest ever total FDI inflow of US $81.72 bn in 2020-21: Centre-dnm

India attracted highest ever total FDI inflow of US $81.72 bn in 2020-21: Centre

India has attracted the highest ever total FDI inflow of $ 81.72 billion during the financial year 2020-21 and it is 10% higher as compared to the last financial year 2019-20 (US$ 74.39 billion).
 

Top Stories May 25, 2021, 1:33 PM IST

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30 things we learnt from the Economic Survey 2020-21

The Economic Survey 2020-21 released by the Narendra Modi government on January 29 pointed towards a V-shaped economic recovery in the next financial year. Asianet Newsable glossed through the survey report to did up some key statistics. Take a look.

Business Jan 30, 2021, 1:34 PM IST

Facebook buys 9.99% stake in Reliance Jio at Rs 43,574 croreFacebook buys 9.99% stake in Reliance Jio at Rs 43,574 crore

Facebook buys 9.99% stake in Reliance Jio at Rs 43,574 crore

Becoming the largest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India's technology sector, Facebook invested Rs 43,574 crore and bought 9.99% stakes in Reliance Jio
 

India Apr 22, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Union Budget 2020: FDI in India rises to USD 284 bn during 2014-19Union Budget 2020: FDI in India rises to USD 284 bn during 2014-19

Union Budget 2020: FDI in India rose to $284 billion during 2014-19

Meta: The foreign inflows to India grew 15% to $26 billion during the first half of the current financial year 

Business Feb 1, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

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Jaitley liberalises FDI: FIPB abolished, 95% FDI coming via automatic route

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced the abolition of FIPB, a body that clears proposals envisaging foreign investment up to Rs 5,000 crore.

Feb 1, 2017, 7:01 AM IST

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South India, get set for spruced-up railway stations

The centre had announced in 2015 that 400 railway stations would be redeveloped using innovative financing mechanisms

Jan 18, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

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FDI means first develop India: Vintage Modi woos diaspora

The Prime Minister assured the diaspora that its welfare and safety were a priority for his government

Jan 8, 2017, 7:04 AM IST

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Government to set up committee on norms for FDI in e-commerce

The central government will form a committee to consider some of the objections raised by the Karnataka state government with respect to the e-commerce tax structure. ​

Aug 11, 2016, 5:44 AM IST

RSS affiliate SJM to protest against Govt's new FDI policyRSS affiliate SJM to protest against Govt's new FDI policy

RSS-affiliate SJM to protest against new FDI policy, want a rollback

Among other things, the concern for the RSS- backed group is that new changes to FDI policies would adversely affect small shopkeepers, vegetable and fruit vendors and small units engaged in the processing of agricultural produce.

Aug 8, 2016, 4:09 AM IST

FDI inflows jump 53% in last two years, says JaitleyFDI inflows jump 53% in last two years, says Jaitley

Steep spike in FDI inflow in India, says FM Jaitley

In addition to opening up more sectors for FDI, related conditionalities have been smoothened by this government, the Minister said.

Jul 29, 2016, 8:47 AM IST

Public Sector bank operations hit as employees go on strikePublic Sector bank operations hit as employees go on strike

Bank operations halt as employees go on strike

Banking unions are protesting FDI in the banking sector and are pressing for various demands, which include one not to privatise public sector banks and increase private capital in such banks

Jul 29, 2016, 6:15 AM IST