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The Economic Times
Government proposes new concession pact for investments in portsso as to improve the financial viability of the projects and is based on the Mo
Government proposes new concession pact for investments in ports
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
so as to improve the financial viability of the projects and is based on the Model Triartite Agreement approved by the Department of Economic Affairs. Under this, it said, the concessionaire can issue bonds on completion of one year of... Read more
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New Kerala
Arun Jaitley asks BRICS nations to focus on knowledge sharing - newkerala.com #122296move to higher quality and efficiency in the delivery of public services. Earl
Arun Jaitley asks BRICS nations to focus on knowledge sharing - newkerala.com #122296
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
move to higher quality and efficiency in the delivery of public services. Earlier in his welcome address, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Shaktikanta Das said that infrastructure financing, especially in clearly demarketed projects... Read more
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New Kerala
Infrastructure key to economic growth: newkerala.com #122295The one day seminar was organised in the national capital by the Department of
Infrastructure key to economic growth: newkerala.com #122295
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
The one day seminar was organised in the national capital by the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, with organisational support from the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). Delegates from BRICS countries and senior officials... Read more
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dna
Rs 9,356 crore Virar-Panvel line up for major approvalfor the Railways (EBR) discusses it. The EBR comprises of officials from the r
Rs 9,356 crore Virar-Panvel line up for major approval
dna / Posted 4 days ago
for the Railways (EBR) discusses it. The EBR comprises of officials from the railway ministry, the NITI Aayog as well as department of economic affairs. A nod from the EBR allows a project to be placed before the Cabinet Committee on Economic... Read more
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New Kerala
Jaitley to inaugurate BRICS Seminar on PPPs, infrastructure financing - newkerala.com #121447on 'Best Practices in PPPs and long-term infrastructure financing on September
Jaitley to inaugurate BRICS Seminar on PPPs, infrastructure financing - newkerala.com #121447
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
on 'Best Practices in PPPs and long-term infrastructure financing on September 22. The seminar is being organised by the Department of Economic Affairs in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The first session of the... Read more
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SiliconIndia
India's External Debt Rises 2.2 Pct In 2015-16fiscal, an official report said on Monday. According to "India's External Debt
India's External Debt Rises 2.2 Pct In 2015-16
SiliconIndia / Posted 5 days ago
fiscal, an official report said on Monday. According to "India's External Debt: A Status Report 2015-16" prepared by the Department of Economic Affairs of Union Ministry of Finance, the external debt, in absolute term, rose by $10.6 billion by... Read more
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Business Standard India
Arun Jaitley to inaugurate seminar on infra financing in BRICSSeminar, which will have DEA Secretary Shaktikanta Das and representatives from
Arun Jaitley to inaugurate seminar on infra financing in BRICS
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Seminar, which will have DEA Secretary Shaktikanta Das and representatives from BRICS nations, is being organised by the Department of Economic Affairs, in collaboration with industry chamber CII. The seminar will have 3 technical sessions:... Read more
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New Kerala
Jaitley to launch BRICS related seminar on Wednesday - newkerala.com #121294of BRICS Countries on Wednesday, an official statement said here on Tuesday. T
Jaitley to launch BRICS related seminar on Wednesday - newkerala.com #121294
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
of BRICS Countries on Wednesday, an official statement said here on Tuesday. The seminar is being organised by the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The... Read more
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New Kerala
India's external debt rises 2.2 percent in 2015-16 - newkerala.com #120981fiscal, an official report said on Monday. According to "India's External Debt
India's external debt rises 2.2 percent in 2015-16 - newkerala.com #120981
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
fiscal, an official report said on Monday. According to "India's External Debt: A Status Report 2015-16" prepared by the Department of Economic Affairs of Union Ministry of Finance, the external debt, in absolute term, rose by $10.6 billion by... Read more
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dna
Govt asks Central Information Commission to figure out Ashoka's birth and death anniversarySecretary, Ministry of Culture, Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary,
Govt asks Central Information Commission to figure out Ashoka's birth and death anniversary
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs are advised to provide the information to the appellant on his RTI application...," Mathur... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
Provide birth and death anniversary of Ashoka: CIC to governmentSecretary, Ministry of Culture, Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary,
Provide birth and death anniversary of Ashoka: CIC to government
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs are advised to provide the information to the appellant on his RTI application...," Mathur... Read more
6d
dna
Andhra Pradesh: Construction of 'world-class' capital in jeopardy; Centre trims loan amount for Amaravati by halfof its new capital Amaravati. After initially giving in principle approval for
Andhra Pradesh: Construction of 'world-class' capital in jeopardy; Centre trims loan amount for Amaravati by half
dna / Posted 6 days ago
of its new capital Amaravati. After initially giving in principle approval for US $1 billion loan in March, the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) under the Union Ministry of Finance has now reduced the loan amount to US $500 million... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
Centre trims loan amount needed for Amaravati by halfAfter initially giving in principle approval for $1 billion loan in March, the
Centre trims loan amount needed for Amaravati by half
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
After initially giving in principle approval for $1 billion loan in March, the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) under the Union Ministry of Finance has now reduced the loan amount to $500 million only. "The DEA had given in principle approval... Read more
6d
The Economic Times
Seven important triggers that changed your market while you were sleepinglarger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project
Seven important triggers that changed your market while you were sleeping
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
larger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economic Affairs with 50 per cent funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials told IANS, adding... Read more
6d
Bdnews24.com
India approves $1bn highway project linking Bangladesh, Bhutan, NepalThe new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economi
India approves $1bn highway project linking Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
The new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economic Affairs with 50 percent funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials told IANS, adding that the road project will cover West Bengal and Manipur on the Indian... Read more
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6d
Calcutta News
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connectivity projectlarger effort to increase intra-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connectivity project
Calcutta News / Posted 6 days ago
larger effort to increase intra-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economic Affairs with 50 per cent funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials told IANS, adding... Read more
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New Kerala
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connectivity project - newkerala.com #120384larger effort to increase intra-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connectivity project - newkerala.com #120384
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
larger effort to increase intra-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economic Affairs with 50 per cent funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials told IANS, adding... Read more
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Calcutta News
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connetivity projectlarger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connetivity project
Calcutta News / Posted 7 days ago
larger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economic Affairs with 50 per cent funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials told IANS, adding... Read more
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7d
The Economic Times
Highway across nations: India approves $1-billion connectivity projectlarger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project
Highway across nations: India approves $1-billion connectivity project
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
larger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economic Affairs with 50 per cent funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials told IANS, adding... Read more
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7d
New Kerala
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connetivity project - newkerala.com #120272larger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project
Highway across nations: India approves $1 bn connetivity project - newkerala.com #120272
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
larger effort to increase inter-regional trade by 60 per cent. The new project has been given an official nod by India's Department of Economic Affairs with 50 per cent funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), officials told IANS, adding... Read more
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8d
Business Standard India
World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank sanction Rs 6,325 cr for Pune Metrothe Pune Metro Rail project plan was proposed to the Ministry of Urban Developm
World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank sanction Rs 6,325 cr for Pune Metro
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
the Pune Metro Rail project plan was proposed to the Ministry of Urban Development, the project was then referred to Department of Economic Affairs, GoI. This was discussed at the steering committee meeting of DoEA. The DoEA then gave... Read more
9d
Business Standard India
Rupee swings on devaluation buzzwould involve officials from the commerce ministry, the finance ministry and th
Rupee swings on devaluation buzz
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
would involve officials from the commerce ministry, the finance ministry and the Reserve Bank of India, should be under the department of economic affairs in North Block. "We have to adjust our exchange-rate policy. This is very important to... Read more
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10d
Business Standard India
Mega projects in Madhya Pradesh await funds from CentreHowever Central government's share of Rs 1810 crore is yet awaited. "It is pen
Mega projects in Madhya Pradesh await funds from Centre
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
However Central government's share of Rs 1810 crore is yet awaited. "It is pending at Union Urban Development Ministry and department of economic affairs of finance ministry but the MP Metro Rail company has to send details of the project... Read more
10d
Business Standard India
Rupee depreciates after news report saying govt mulling devaluationa panel, comprising representatives of commerce ministry, finance ministry and
Rupee depreciates after news report saying govt mulling devaluation
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
a panel, comprising representatives of commerce ministry, finance ministry and RBI, was proposed to be set up under the Department of Economic Affairs. The country's merchandise exports contracted for 18th month in a row till May, 2016 to... Read more
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11d
asianage
Centre helpless on etailFinMin feels etailers can influence prices despite rules The department of eco
Centre helpless on etail
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
FinMin feels etailers can influence prices despite rules The department of economic affairs under the finance ministry has raised concern that it may not be possible to stop online firms from influencing product prices on their platforms. In March,... Read more
11d
Business Standard India
Rupee should reflect its true value, say expertsa Cabinet note in this regard. The note has proposed that an 'official mechanis
Rupee should reflect its true value, say experts
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
a Cabinet note in this regard. The note has proposed that an 'official mechanism' be set up under the finance ministry's Department of Economic Affairs with representatives from the commerce ministry as well as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).... Read more
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The Indian Express
Commerce wants ‘formal’ panel to decide value of rupeereforms in the services sector to enhance export earnings, has suggested that a
Commerce wants ‘formal’ panel to decide value of rupee
The Indian Express / Posted 12 days ago
reforms in the services sector to enhance export earnings, has suggested that a formal mechanism be set up under the Department of Economic Affairs with representatives of the Department of Commerce and the Reserve Bank of India as members to... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI notifies Urjit Patel's appointment as RBI governorpension fund reforms and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a co
RBI notifies Urjit Patel's appointment as RBI governor
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
pension fund reforms and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a consultant to the ministry of finance (department of economic affairs), government of India, from 1998 to 2001. He has also had other assignments in the public and... Read more
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20d
New Kerala
Patel assumes charge as RBI's the twenty-fourth Governor - newkerala.com #114502pension fund reforms, and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a C
Patel assumes charge as RBI's the twenty-fourth Governor - newkerala.com #114502
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
pension fund reforms, and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a Consultant to the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs), Government of India, from 1998 to 2001. Dr. Patel has worked closely with several central... Read more
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20d
Times of Malta
Swiss President to visit Maltabefore meeting Education Minister Evarist Bartolo and Economy Minister Chris Ca
Swiss President to visit Malta
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
before meeting Education Minister Evarist Bartolo and Economy Minister Chris Cardona in his capacity as head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research. Other meetings will be held with the prime minister, the leader of... Read more
20d
New Kerala
Dr Urjit Patel assumes charge as new RBI governor - newkerala.com #114438pension fund reforms, and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a C
Dr Urjit Patel assumes charge as new RBI governor - newkerala.com #114438
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
pension fund reforms, and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a Consultant to the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs), Government of India, from 1998 to 2001. He has also had other assignments in the public and... Read more
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20d
dna
Urjit Patel takes over as 24th RBI governorHe was on deputation from the IMF to the Reserve Bank during 1996-1997. He was
Urjit Patel takes over as 24th RBI governor
dna / Posted 20 days ago
He was on deputation from the IMF to the Reserve Bank during 1996-1997. He was a Consultant to the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs), Government of India, from 1998 to 2001. He has also had other assignments in the public and... Read more
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20d
The Hindu
Urjit Patel takes over as RBI governoradvice on development of the debt market, banking sector reforms, pension fund
Urjit Patel takes over as RBI governor
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
advice on development of the debt market, banking sector reforms, pension fund reforms, and evolution of the foreign exchange market,” RBI said. He was also a consultant to the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs), from 1998 to 2... Read more
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20d
Business Standard India
RBI notifies Urjit Patel's appointment as RBI governorpension fund reforms, and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a c
RBI notifies Urjit Patel's appointment as RBI governor
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
pension fund reforms, and evolution of the foreign exchange market. He was a consultant to the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs), Government of India, from 1998 to 2001. He has also had other assignments in the public and... Read more
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20d
dna
Metro IV project likely to be funded by World Bankand the development authority. But the Maharashtra government as well as MMRDA
Metro IV project likely to be funded by World Bank
dna / Posted 20 days ago
and the development authority. But the Maharashtra government as well as MMRDA are awaiting formal correspondence from the Department of Economic Affairs (Union government) to formalise the loan agreement. This 33 km line will have 32 stations and... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi to embark on hectic diplomatic tour - newkerala.com #113005Panagariya, who is India's sherpa at the event, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar
Modi to embark on hectic diplomatic tour - newkerala.com #113005
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Panagariya, who is India's sherpa at the event, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and Shaktikanta Das, Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs. She said, as is the practice, Modi will have a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi... Read more
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28d
New Kerala
Jaitley stresses on credible dispute resolution mechanism among BRICS - newkerala.com #110712technical sessions of the one day Conference, he added. Earlier, speaking on t
Jaitley stresses on credible dispute resolution mechanism among BRICS - newkerala.com #110712
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
technical sessions of the one day Conference, he added. Earlier, speaking on the occasion, Shaktikanta Das, Secretary for Department of Economic Affairs, said despite globally economy facing various challenges, it is the emerging economies that... Read more
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28d
New Kerala
BRICS nations need to engage on own arbitration centres: newkerala.com #110677at a conference here on 'International Arbitration in BRICS' organised by indus
BRICS nations need to engage on own arbitration centres: newkerala.com #110677
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
at a conference here on 'International Arbitration in BRICS' organised by industry chamber Ficci jointly with the Department of Economic Affairs. The conference was organised as a lead-up to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South... Read more
29d
Central Chronicle
India aims to become global arbitration centre : Prasadbriefed and conversant with the domestic social welfare issues of the emerging
India aims to become global arbitration centre : Prasad
Central Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
briefed and conversant with the domestic social welfare issues of the emerging economies. Ajay Tyagi, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance pointed out that there was a lack of adequate representation of... Read more
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29d
The Hindu
International arbitration process is ad hoc and unpredictable, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasadmany countries have such worries, then there is something wrong with the system
International arbitration process is ad hoc and unpredictable, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
many countries have such worries, then there is something wrong with the system.” Ajay Tyagi, Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, also speaking at the event, also touched upon the issue of the under-representation of... Read more
29d
The Economic Times
International arbitration skewed in favour of developed world: Ravi Shankar Prasadaddressing a conference here on 'International Arbitration in BRICS' jointly or
International arbitration skewed in favour of developed world: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
addressing a conference here on 'International Arbitration in BRICS' jointly organised by industry chamber FICCI and the Department of Economic Affairs. The conference is organised as a lead-up to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South... Read more
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29d
New Kerala
International arbitration skewed in favour of developed world: Prasad - newkerala.com #110535addressing a conference here on 'International Arbitration in BRICS' jointly or
International arbitration skewed in favour of developed world: Prasad - newkerala.com #110535
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
addressing a conference here on 'International Arbitration in BRICS' jointly organised by industry chamber FICCI and the Department of Economic Affairs. The conference is organised as a lead-up to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South... Read more
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29d
The Hindu
International arbitration process ad hoc, unpredictable: Ravi Shankar Prasadmany countries have such worries, then there is something wrong with the system
International arbitration process ad hoc, unpredictable: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Hindu / Posted 29 days ago
many countries have such worries, then there is something wrong with the system.” Ajay Tyagi, additional secretary in the department of economic affairs, too touched upon the issue of the under-representation of developing countries in the... Read more
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New Kerala
'International arbitration in BRICS' conference on Saturday - newkerala.com #110130The conference, jointly organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Comme
'International arbitration in BRICS' conference on Saturday - newkerala.com #110130
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
The conference, jointly organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the union government's Department of Economic Affairs and the Indian Council of Arbitration, is being held in the lead-up to the BRICS (Brazil,... Read more
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