2020-02-16 19:09:10| The Economic Times
India rejects UN chief's mediation offer on KashmirThe UN chief, who arrived in Pakistan on a four-day visit, addressed a press conference along with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, wherein he also expressed his "deep concern" over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and tensions along the Line of Control (LoC). Guterres also said that it was important for India and Pakistan to de-escalate "militarily and verbally" and exercise "maximum restraint".
2020-02-16 11:02:00| The Economic Times
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget 2020-21 provided option to personal income tax payers to remain in existing tax scheme with exemptions and deductions or opt for a new simplified tax regime with lower tax rates but without exemptions and deductions.
2020-02-16 07:39:49| The Economic Times
Rich Verma--vice chairman of the Asia Group and a former US envoy to India, said that President Trump's state visit to India on February 24 and 25 can open a new period in bilateral ties. Citing previous presidential visits to India as majorly fruitful, Verma reaffirmed that this visit can bring the two nations even closer together.
2020-02-16 07:29:45| The Economic Times
Ties between India and US are 'unshakeable': WellsThe ties between India and the US are "unshakeable", a top American diplomat has said, asserting that the Trump Administration looks forward to an even warmer relationship as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts President Donald Trump later this month.
2020-02-15 18:30:00| The Economic Times
As the world's factory goes under quarantine, can India Inc step up?While India may start seeing disruption in the next few weeks, the crisis could also seed opportunities.