Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) will greatly weaken the bloc, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic has said here.
The Centre is likely to start the process of strategic disinvestment in loss-making public sector enterprises (PSEs) by next month even as an influential forum of the executives of these businesses has flayed the move and threatened agitation.
Delivering a warning to tax evaders to come clean on undisclosed income, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held out the example of a retired fellow citizen who regularly contributes a part of his modest pension towards the government's social development programmes.
With Britain voting to leave the EU, the number of British air passengers could be 3-5 per cent lower by 2020, driven by the expected downturn in economic activity and the fall in the sterling exchange rate, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Saturday.
With nearly a month left for the start of the monsoon session of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday accused the Congress of delaying the much-awaited economic reforms in the country.
Pulse prices have shot up as a result of their under-cultivation and inadequate domestic production, while the spike in vegetable prices have more to do with market forces than production, Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian said on Sunday.
It can be toxic and hazardous to health. Yet, only a fraction of India's e-waste is recycled, making the country its fifth largest generator in the world. Better awareness and proper implementation of e-waste norms alone can address the issue, experts maintain.
The Panama Canal is getting ready for expansion that will take traffic through the inter-oceanic passage to a new level, officials said.
Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that the central government will start the global bidding process for 12 small oil and gas fields in Assam along with 55 others even as Assam's prominent farmers' body Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) protested against the move and demanded the state fields be excluded.