NITI Aayog to launch 3-year action plan from April 1

Putting a final lid on the Planning era, the Niti Aayog is gearing up to launch the three-year action plan from April 1 after the end of 12th Five Year Plan on March 31. Under the new system, sources...

Govt imposes 10 % import duty on wheat, turdal

Government imposed ten per cent import duty on wheat and tur dal with immediate effect yesterday to protect farmers’ interest amid projection of a record crop this year. On 8th of December last...

Govt to borrow Rs 3.72 lakh crore in H1 FY18

The government will borrow from markets about 3.72 lakh crore rupees in the first half of next fiscal beginning April which is 64 per cent of the borrowing target for full financial year. The borrowi...

Global crude oil prices fall towards 50 dollars

Global crude oil prices fell further towards 50 dollars a barrel, today, on uncertainty over whether an OPEC-led output cut will be extended beyond June in an effort to counter a glut of crude. A com...