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Monday, April 7, 2008

Infrastructure Sector, Finance Sector Updates | Indian Economy Updates | India Economic News

Indian Economy Latest Updates :

April 2008 Infrastructure Sector Latest Updates:


  • Tata's Nano model for apparel may see $ 3bn take rural roads - (19/4/2008)
  • Greaves Cotton inks deal with German co - (19/4/2008)
  • Arunachal Pradesh set to have world-class infrastructure - (17/4/2008)
  • Trucking sector may attract Rs 2 tn investments by 2010 - (17/4/2008)
  • Policy on greenfield airports soon: Patel - (17/4/2008)
  • 3i beats target to raise $1.2 bn for India Infrastructure Fund - (17/4/2008)
  • Korean cos keen to set up hub in Haryana - (16/4/2008)
  • World's 2nd discovery park to come up in India - (15/4/2008)
  • MMTC to set up chain of warehouses, gems, jewellery SEZ - (14/4/2008)
  • GVK may spin off energy business into separate co - (14/4/2008)
  • India-Oman plan JV for core projects - (14/4/2008)
  • Indus to buy Rs 206 crore equity in Uppal SEZs - (14/4/2008)
  • Govt expects exports from SEZs to touch Rs 125,000 cr in FY'09 - (11/4/2008)
  • J & K govt spends Rs 15 crore on road upgradation project - (11/4/2008)
  • Govt to set up regulator for construction industry - (10/4/2008)
  • Delhi govt approves 3-level grade separator on NH-4 - (8/4/2008)
  • Mantri, IL&FS to develop IT SEZ at Nagpur - (7/4/2008)
  • No takers for Rs 4,000-cr government aid
  • Nagaland signs 2 pacts with Korean co
  • Core sector grows by 8.7% in February
  • Chopper Class: Govt plans airports for helicopters
  • Green tilt in energy balance
  • Nagarjuna, Maytas Infra to develop Karnataka airports
  • IVRCL bags orders worth Rs 484 cr
  • India set to sign transport project agreement with Myanmar

Indian Economy - Finance Updates April 2008 :

  • PE deals fall apart in M&A Street
  • MBGB exceeds Rs 2 cr business per employee target: CMD
  • Azad takes up sop exemption issue with PM
  • CRR hike would put upward pressure on interest rates: PHDCCI
  • Punjab, Haryana project Rs 650 cr loss due to CST cut
  • J&K to sanction Rs 207 lakh subsidies to 32 industrial units
  • FDI outflow doubles to $18 bn during Apr-Dec
  • Home, retail loan rates likely to rise following CRR hike
  • Bankers to wait till RBI policy before taking call on rates
  • RBI hikes CRR by 0.5 per cent to control inflation
  • India's FY-08 indirect tax receipts at Rs 2.79 tn
  • FIIs cut exposure in Indian equity markets
  • US Eximbank approves $2.2 billion program for India
  • I&B ministry gets Rs 1,910 crore for the current fiscal
  • A repo rate hike by RBI likely, says BoI chief
  • Fertiliser subsidy bill to rise to Rs 1 lakh crore: Paswan
  • Haryana collects Rs 10,000 crore as taxes last fiscal
  • Banks in a spot as govt sits on crop-loan interest subsidies
  • Capital goods sector earnings may slowdown in Q4: Analysts
  • Banks board slow coach as credit growth slips to 24% in 2007-08
  • Coal India pays Rs 1,705.42 cr dividend to govt
  • Direct tax collections surpass target in West Bengal region
  • Overseas borrowings drop to less than $1 bn in February - (9/4/2008)
  • NABARD Focus paper estimate credit flow of Rs.37,546 crores - (8/4/2008)
  • Finance Ministry approves new Rs 50,000 cr APDRP scheme - (8/4/2008)
  • Foreign fund restrictions to boomerang: Raghuram panel
  • Grant Rs 5,000 cr for setting up SEZs in JK: Assocham
  • CRR hike may leave banks with little to lend
  • 10 lakh backward class families benefit from NBCFDC loans
  • JPMorgan's John Coyle joins Permira
  • Indian investors get more room to diversify abroad
  • WB, ADB may lend directly to urban bodies
  • India raises overseas investment limit for funds
  • 'India needs $500 nn investment to sustain growth'
  • Centre releases Rs 65 cr to revive lakes in J&K
  • Refund claims may rise on derivatives losses
  • 'India important source of FDI in US'
  • Microcredit raises hopes for farm widows
  • Retail sector may get service tax relief
  • BJP seeks Rs 1,000 cr relief package from Centre
  • CST phaseout to miss deadline
  • Repo rate, CRR hike on cards
  • DA announced for Punjab employees

Indian Economy Updates | Latest agriculture / trade News

April 2008 Indian Economic Updates :

Agriculture April 2008 Latest Updates :



  • Mizoram govt distributes paddy seeds to farmers free of cost - (18/4/2008)
  • Govt pressed to compensate farmers - (17/4/2008)
  • Karuturi Global to buy Dutch firm Florinex - (17/4/2008)
  • Rs 25kcr plan to boost farm output: Pawar - (16/4/2008)
  • Poll-bound states likely to put stock limits on wheat - (16/4/2008)
  • Rain & hail may set wheat prices on fire - (15/4/2008)
  • Agriculture needs investments to handle supply issues: IDBI - (15/4/2008)
  • Govt may meet wheat target as pvt players shy away from buying - (14/4/2008)
  • 20 farm suicides in three days in Vidarbha - (13/4/2008)
  • Need to raise loan waiver upto 10 hectares farm land:Coop body - (13/4/2008)
  • Potato farmers struck by distress sale - (13/4/2008)
  • Expert expects potato prices to stabilise at Rs 5-6 a kg - (13/4/2008)
  • Maharashtra's sugar output to dip by 6%, export up by 42% - (13/4/2008)
  • Efforts being made to get more rice from central pool, AP - (12/4/2008)
  • Haryana to launch campaign for seed treatment - (12/4/2008)
  • Cashew corp to launch health drink, soup - (12/4/2008)
  • Govt may allow premium non-basmati exports: Exporters - (11/4/2008)
  • Country needs higher pulses imports in FYO9: Trader - (11/4/2008)
  • Basmati seen steady in tight market - (11/4/2008)
  • World sugar prices seen at 12-15 cents/lb: ISO - (11/4/2008)
  • Big cos may prefer MP, Rajasthan to Punjab for wheat lifting - (10/4/2008)
  • NABARD gears up to start farmers' loan waivers by June - (9/4/2008)
  • Rs 393.33 cr in crops lost due to Kerala rains - (8/4/2008)
  • 2008 wheat output to top 75 mn tonnes - (8/4/2008)
  • Govt not to raise wheat procurement price: Pawar - (7/4/2008)
  • Orissa govt to soon declare new agriculture policy - (7/4/2008)
  • Untimely rains may hit mango production, price rise likely - (6/4/2008)
  • Wheat crop under threat as widespread rain lashes region - (6/4/2008)
  • FAO predicts increased rice production in Asian countries - (3/4/2008)
  • Soaring food prices to help farmers - (2/4/2008)
  • Non-basmati export ban decision hasty: Exporters - (2/4/2008)
  • Higher wheat crop globally to check prices - (2/4/2008)
  • Changing food habits fuelling demand for wheat: Pawar - (1/4/2008)
  • MNRE submits draft composition for National Biofuel Dev Board - (1/4/2008)
  • Punjab govt announces Rs 16.35 crore relief for farmers - (1/4/2008)
  • Mango production to go up 12 pc this year- (31/3/2008)

April 2008 Trade with Foreign Updates :

  • India wants better connectivity with Bangladesh - (20/4/2008)
  • Trilateral alliance not aimed at creating power bloc: India - (19/4/2008)
  • Canada calls for stronger economic ties with India - (19/4/2008)
  • India wants two-way trade with US: Ronen Sen - (19/4/2008)
  • US small business agency to promote exports to India - (19/4/2008)
  • US housing slump hits India's furniture exports - (19/4/2008)
  • India to import 80 lakh tons of urea this year: Paswan - (18/4/2008)
  • India, Mexico sign agreements in civil aviation, energy - (18/4/2008)
  • WTO ministerial on May 19 to help wrap up Doha talks - (18/4/2008)
  • India questions US legislation on scanning all imports - (17/4/2008)
  • Indo-US business unaffected by rupee rise, sub-prime crisis - (10/4/2008)
  • Indo-Malaysia trade opportunities galore - (10/4/2008)
  • Schemes to be launched for promoting ornamental fish export - (9/4/2008)
  • India, UK SMEs eye tie-ups ahead of Commonwealth, Olympics - (9/4/2008)
  • Russia seeks enhanced economic ties with India - (9/4/2008)
  • India to export about 2.1 mlnT of corn by May '08 - (9/4/2008)
  • Oilmeals export earning jumps 65% to Rs 7,109 cr in FY'08 - (8/4/2008)
  • India, Kazakhstan to get into projects-specific mode in oil sector - (8/4/2008)
  • There's tremedous potential for growth of US-India trade: US - (8/4/2008)
  • India's ties with Africa distinct from others - (7/4/2008)
  • EU, US renew pressure on India's import ban on animal products - (7/4/2008)
  • India-Africa trade can touch $50 billion by 2012: FICCI survey - (7/4/2008)
  • Govt to facilitate cement import from Pakistan - (7/4/2008)
  • Cross-border Indo-Pak trade along LOC on the anvil - (7/4/2008)
  • Exporters should change biz models,cut dependence on govt: Survey - (6/4/2008)
  • Seafood exports from India registers 12 pc fall - (5/4/2008)
  • WTO calls off Doha trade meeting planned for April - (5/4/2008)
  • Qureshi hints at reassessing no-Indian investment policy - (4/4/2008)
  • CSEZ achieves 70 per cent growth in exports - (4/4/2008)
  • 'India-Africa summit will boost South-South cooperation' - (4/4/2008)
  • Govt withdraws sop on basmati rice export to check inflation - (4/4/2008)
  • India, Myanmar inks double taxation avoidance treaty - (3/4/2008)
  • US embarking on global energy ties with India - (3/4/2008)
  • India agrees to supply rice to crisis ridden Sri Lanka - (3/4/2008)
  • India asks developed nations to end protectionism - (3/4/2008)
  • India sugar exports to fall in next crop year: LMC - (3/4/2008)
  • India-Australia tie-up on cards for flexible GI shield - (3/4/2008)
  • Sugar exports to dominate trade conference - 1/4/08