Posts Tagged ‘Narendra Modi’

ONGC stake sale to face subsidy hurdle

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • India’s efforts to sell a US$1.6 billion (RM6.64 billion) stake in Oil & Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has run into concerns that ...

India pledges a goal of 15% EVs by 2023

By BLOOMBERG
NEW DELHI • India aims to have at least 15% of the vehicles on its roads to be electric (EVs) in five years, an official said, signalling ...

Thorny trade, defence issues await US diplomats in India

By AFP
Two of US President Donald Trump’s top officials are finally heading for talks in India this week, after Washington twice pulled the plug on the ...

Mattis, Pompeo to seek India accord

The planned Sept 6 meeting is about expanding a strategic partnership rather than closing individual arms deals
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India’s cash ban failed even to create a bank savings culture

By Mihir Sharma / BLOOMBERG
The Indian central bank’s final tally of Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s 2016 demonetisation drive, intended to ...

Where’s the illegal cash? Indians return almost all banned notes

Modi’s decision to ban high-value currency notes and a chaotic introduction of GST last year, acted as a drag on economic growth
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SpiceJet makes maiden flight using blended bio fuel

By BLOOMBERG
NEW DELHI • SpiceJet Ltd yesterday completed its maiden flight using a blend of aviation fuel and oil from jatropha seeds, furthering ...

Modi, opponents spar over old GDP

NEW DELHI • How fast did India’s economy expand 11 years ago? It’s a question that has kicked up a political row in the country.
Prime Minister ...

5G coming to India by 2022 after pit stops in Korea, China

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • India plans to roll out state-of-the-art fifth generation (5G) telecom services in the next four years, a senior official said, ...

World’s biggest toilet-building spree is under way in India

Almost 80m household toilets are estimated to have been built since Modi’s 2014 pledge to ensure universal sanitation coverage by October 2019
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Kidnappers, angry workers plague a RM852.6b debt clean-up

RPs are appointed by courts to revive or wind down delinquent companies but faced with treacherous terrain: Obstructionist owners, worker protests and ...

India, S’pore exchanges revive talks as regulators intervene

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • India and Singapore regulators intervened to urge two of their squabbling exchanges to come to an “amicable resolution,” ...