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India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn and Wistron Corp with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade war-hit China, according to a source and a document seen by Reuters.

Bill In Himachal To Check Religious Conversion Aug 29 2019

The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday brought a bill in the Assembly to check forcibly religious conversion.

Cabinet Allows 100% FDI In Coal Mining Via Automatic Route Aug 28 2019

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) through the automatic route in coal mining and related activities.

Cabinet Approves Rs 6,268 Cr Sugar Export Subsidy Aug 28 2019

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a sugar export subsidy for the 2019-20 (October-September) sugar season which would cost the government exchequer Rs 6,268 crore.

Govt Could Review Long-Term LNG Contract Prices: Dharmendra Pradhan Aug 26 2019

India will look at reviewing the pricing of its long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) deals at an “appropriate time” due to a fall in spot prices, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

RBI Board Meet Today To Mull Over Jalan Panel Report Aug 26 2019

The RBI Board meeting on Monday to finalise its annual accounts, is also likely to take up the Bimal Jalan panel's recommendations on Economic Capital Framework (ECF) along with the dividend payment to the government, sources said.

Govt To Set Up Panel To Finalise Major Infra Projects Aug 24 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that an inter-ministerial task force would be set up to finalise infrastructure projects, as part of the measures to boost the economy.

Government Announces Major Steps To Boost MSMEs Aug 24 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced much-needed measures to boost the subdued micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector.

Govt Proposes Ban On E-Cigarettes, With Jail Terms For Offenders Aug 23 2019

The health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, documents seen by Reuters showed, potentially jeopardizing the expansion plans of big firms like Juul Labs and Philip Morris International.