WASHINGTON -- Acting on a recommendation from the State Department on Wednesday, President Barack Obama denied a permit for the contentious Keystone XL pipeline proposal, which would have linked a vast oil deposit in Alberta, Canada, to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. In rejecting the permit, Obama laid...
India jumped 30 ranks last year to make its place in top 100 on the list. The World Bank is all set to release its 2019 edition of the Ease of Doing Business ranking today as India watches with baited breath if the nation will repeat the last year’s success and jump...
According to Icra, about 10.9 gigawatt (GW) of solar power capacity has been commissioned between July 2017 and September 2018, with most of the projects being awarded prior to July 2017. State power distribution companies (discoms) will have to shell out nearly Rs 2,000 crore as one-time compensation towards...
The government has taken 12 decisions for the small industries which are like Diwali gifts for the sector, said PM Narendra Modi With elections just seven months away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shifted his entire focus on revival of the MSME sector, which may have suffered the most...
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Already, the International Monetary Fund has warned of the CAD worsening to as high as 3% of India’s GDP in 2018-19, against 1.9% a year before. India and Japan on Monday signed a pact to raise the scope of a bilateral currency swap arrangement to a record $75 billion,...
It's time once again to try and summarize the last 12 months in a handy list. But before I dive in, some quick thoughts. It was an odd year for green business, and it began with some mixed signals about how far companies were coming on sustainability. A GreenBiz...
  Beijing’s tariff surplus with Washington hits record .1 billion in September China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record USD 34.1 billion in September, despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday, adding fuel to the fire of a worsening trade war. Relations...
Andrew Yang is running for president with an appealing offer: He wants to give Americans between the ages of 18 and 64 “free” money each month. His other policy proposals include universal Medicare and statehood for Puerto Rico. Though his controversial ideas make his candidacy a longshot, Yang, a 43-year-old...