By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, March 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's Maharashtra state has suspended a former head of a Muslim organisation in charge of land endowments, amid growing concern that "waqf" land and property set aside for religious or ... DNA, 2 weeks ago
[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): India's northeast region is endowed with rich natural and energy resources. With an aim to encourage clean energy, northeast has adopted various means of renewable sources to be self-reliant in the energy sector. A 40-kilowatt solar ...Sify, 1 month ago
India has given a grant of around 10 million rupees to the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation in South Africa to kick-start plans for a huge endowment fund to fight racism across the globe. Indian High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanashyam presented the grant yesterday to the ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
The Trump administration is about to formally lay out its spending priorities for the country in its first budget proposal. Some of the outlines are already out there , signaling a massive increase in military appropriations that will be offset by deep cuts ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago
By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - Institutional investors pulled $468.8 billion out of equities in 2016, a report by the research firm eVestment showed on Tuesday, notwithstanding a rally late in the year that drove stock markets to record highs.Sify, 4 weeks ago
A day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the setting up of a Baul Academy at Jaydev Kenduli village in Birbhum, the Bauls have welcomed the initiative and feel that there is a need for a training centre for them as well. Bauls are a group of ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
A new CBDT directive actively makes India-dedicated funds comparatively unattractive for institutional investors. It makes no sense, says Akash Prakash. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. I must state upfront that I am an interested party in the tax debate highlighted in this article. The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued a clarification on December 23, 2016, laying out under what circumstances foreign portfolio investors are impacted by the indirect transfer provisions (effectively the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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