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Foreign IPOs made easy for $


New Delhi: Finance ministry on Friday allowed domestic companies to list and raise capital overseas without first being listed on local exchanges to boost capital inflows.Currently unlisted companies

Contractors liable for road damage


Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet on Wednesday decided to conduct a detailed examination to check the quality of roads that got damaged during the past one year and fix accountability with the contract

‘Oommen Chandy insulted Ramesh Chennithala’


Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress high command’s diktat to its leaders to abstain from making public statements seems to have no effect. INTUC state president R. Chandrasekharan lashed out at Chief Mi

Cabinet gives nod for repeal of Rent Act, new bill coming


A new bill to regulate rent in Delhi will be introduced in Parliament, with the Union Cabinet on Thursday giving in-principle approval to repeal the Act of 1958.

Cabinet clears ordinance to implement Food Security Bill


The government today decided to come out with an ordinance to give nation’s two-third population the right to five kg of foodgrain every month at highly subsidised rates of Rs 1-3 per kg.

Cabinet may push draft ordinance on Food Bill


New Delhi: Sceptical about the smooth running of Parliament even in the Monsoon Session, likely to begin in the third week of this month, due to a “confrontationist” Opposition, the government is onc

Jayalalithaa protests Cabinet nod to raise natural gas price


Strongly protesting the cabinet approval of natural gas price increase, Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa today said the move will benefit only a particular company and argued against the “artificial pricing” mechanism for domestic gas production.

Will Siddu resolve ‘berth’ pangs?


Bengaluru: When Chief Minister Siddaramaiah reaches New Delhi on Wednesday afternoon, the prime challenge before him will be accommodating the innumerable aspirants for ministerial berths in his cabi

Race starts for Sabita's post


Hyderabad: With the Opposition stepping up pressure on the Chief Minister to drop the so called ‘tainted’ ministers from the Cabinet, there is heavy competition among Kiran Kumar Reddy’s cabinet coll

Lokpal Bill with amendments cleared by Cabinet

New Delhi: The amended Lokpal Bill, which delinks the central government from creation of state Lokayuktas, was today approved by the Union Cabinet, paving the way for its consideration by Parliament

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