Subhash Garg takes charge as economic affairs secretary in finance ministry

Subhash Garg takes charge as economic affairs secretary in finance ministry

Senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg today assumed charge as secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) in the finance ministry. A 1983 batch IAS officer, from the Rajasthan cadre, Garg was World Bank executive director for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India...
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Applying For A Green Card? The Wait Could Be Longer Than Expected. Here’s Why

Applying For A Green Card? The Wait Could Be Longer Than Expected. Here’s Why

Washington: There is a lengthy 12-year waiting period for Indians applying for permanent residency also known as Green Card in the US as skilled employees, according to a new report. However, India is also among the top countries whose residents...
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Niti Aayog for moving workforce from agriculture to industry

Niti Aayog for moving workforce from agriculture to industry

Niti Aayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya made a strong case for shifting workers from agriculture to industry and encourage small enterprises to grow big with a view to accelerate economic growth. He further said that at the aggregate macro level,...
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Pakistani rupee loses more than 3% amid fears of Sharif govt’s fall

Pakistani rupee loses more than 3% amid fears of Sharif govt’s fall

The Pakistani rupee lost 3.2% of its value against most major currencies on Wednesday while the Karachi stock market suffered losses on Thursday as political uncertainty plagued the country. The depreciation of the Pakistani currency took place amid fears that...
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Mamata Banerjee says ‘no’ to Wipro on SEZ status

Mamata Banerjee says ‘no’ to Wipro on SEZ status

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday categorically said that it is difficult for the state government to give SEZ status to Wipro for its second development centre in the state. “Premji’s (Azim Premji of Wipro) son wanted SEZ...
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GST impact: Tata Motors slashes passenger vehicles’ prices up to Rs 2.17 lakh

GST impact: Tata Motors slashes passenger vehicles’ prices up to Rs 2.17 lakh

Tata Motors on Wednesday announced that it has slashed the prices of its passenger vehicles up to 12 per cent, following the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). “We are offering a price reduction of up to 12...
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