India needs a minister of investment, not just finance

India needs a minister for investment. Whoever wins the May 23 election count, the next government must find somebody who will boldly open the doors to American and Japanese capital. Another statist intervention in a country that labors under an excess of bureaucracy might not look like much of a solution to anything. But for […]

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Science minister roots for technology at UN meet

Science, technology and innovation could be the magic bullet for countries to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Minister Elioda Tumwesigye has said. Dr Tumwesigye, who heads Uganda’s science and technology docket, was recently in Brussels, Belgium, to deliver a keynote speech at the Global Science, Technology and Innovation conference. Held between October 23 […]

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Kashmir unrest: LeT threatens J&K Education Minister

By: IANS | Srinagar | Published:September 27, 2016 9:29 pm The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit on Tuesday threatened Jammu and KashmirEducation Minister Naeem Akhtar “not to force people to resume normal work”, reports said. Local news agency CNS said LeT chief Mehmood Shah has sent them a statement which says that the “present uprising in Kashmir […]

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Reviews Sovereign Wealth Fund Status

New Delhi: A panel headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday took stock of the progress made on operationalizing National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), India’s maiden sovereign wealth fund, including selection of its CEO and projects shortlisted for making initial investments. The second Governing Council meeting of the Rs 40,000 crore National Investment […]

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FDI Inflows Jumped 42% Since June 2014: Commerce Minister

New Delhi: Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said foreign direct investment went up 42 per cent since the NDA government assumed office in May 2014. Highlighting “massive steps” taken by the Narendra Modi government to attract foreign investment in the country, the minister said 17 more sectors were further liberalized for FDI. She said […]

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Reviews Sovereign Wealth Fund Status

holds forty nine according tocent at the same time as the rest will be held with the aid of private buyers. The Council turned into additionally apprised of the refinement within the structure of NIIF pursuant to discussions with investors. NIIF can have diverse area–specific or investor-unique close ended Finances and they’d issuenumerous instructions of […]

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modern-Day sicknesses can be Curbed through Balanced life: health Minister

report picture: Delhi health Minister Satyendra Jain. NEW DELHI: Emphasizing on the want of balanced existence to do away with many modern-day-daysicknesses, Delhi health Minister Satyendra Jain these days said that human beings regularlyunderestimate the function of cleanliness and lifestyle adjustments with a purpose to reduce numeroushealth troubles. speakme at the twenty second ideal health […]

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Bihar Minister Stands firm On Addressing Smriti Irani As ‘expensive’

“You receive ‘pricey‘ of others but have objection approximately me the usage of the identical,” Bihartraining Minister Ashok Choudhary stated. (document image) PATNA: Bihar training Minister Ashok Choudhary nowadays firmly stood his floor on the difficulty of addressing Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani as “expensive” and mentioned several references, such as that of top Minister […]

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