The Budget 2017 is also unique in the sense that it is the first budget after introduction of three key changes to the budget process viz., merging of the Railway Budget with the General Budget, Doing away with the classification of plan and non plan expenditure and most importantly advancing the budget presentation date by one month.
The 100 percent stake was sold to US-based company Centerbridge Partners for 7200 crore rupees. The proceeds from sale of stake will be utilised towards debt reduction.
Skype will stop the calling facility from its application on mobile and landline phones within India from 10 November 2014.
European Union (EU) Competition Commission approved Facebook – WhatsApp deal worth 19 billion US dollar on 3 October 2014.
Shri Govindaraja Textiles announced to set up a spinning unit in Eden, North Carolina.
China on 19 September 2014 fined GlaxoSmithKline Placement (GSK Plc) a record 489 million US dollars (3 billion Yuan) for paying bribes to doctors to use its drugs.
Bombay High Court on 18 September 2014 passed an ex-parte order restricting the Park Hotel
Gilead on 16 September 2014 gave voluntary licenses to Indian pharma companies to make generic version of hepatitis C drug Sofosbuvir.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Bharti Foundation on 18 August 2014 announce to spend 200 crore rupees for Clean India Campaign.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on 7 May 2014 approved the flying license of AirAsia India Private Limited (AAIPL).
Cadbury India Limited on 22 April 2014 announced to change its name to Mondelez India Foods Limited.
US Food and Drug Administration on 2 April banned imports of Apotex Inc’s manufacturing plant in India.
Ministry of Civil Aviation approved a new airline of Tata and Singapore Airlines (SIA).
NTPC has approved an investment of 14366.58 crore rupees for its Karanpura thermal power project in Jharkhand.
Low-cost air carrier Spicejet triggered a third round of airfare war by slashing ticket prices by 75 percent during Super Summer Sale for customers.
CCI gave its nod to Etihad Airways for purchase of 50.1% stake in JPPL.
Government of India allowed British retailer Tesco to invest in brownfield entities in India.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) decided to set up the world's largest corporate learning and development centre in Thiruvananthapuram
India and US inked contract for six additional C-130J super Hercules aircraft, worth of 1.01 billion $ on 27 December 2013.
The Finance Ministry announced that it would infuse 14000 crore Rupees capital in 20 public sector banks during the current financial year, i.e. 2013-14.
Huawei Technologies declared in July 2013 that it was working on the fifth generation (5G) mobile technology, which would possibly be available by 2020.
Sula Vineyard, which is the largest wine producer of India, decided to make its mark in the wine market of Sikkim.
Muthoot Finance got in-principal approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for establishing as well as operating White Label ATMs (WLAs).
The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) roped in ONGC for maintenance as well as cleanliness of six monuments.
Corporate/Bussiness Current Affairs December 2012. Fortis Healthcare on 16 December 2012 announced to divest 64 percent stake in the Dental Corporation Holdings (DC), Australia
Corporate/Bussiness Current Affairs December 2012. The Supreme Court of India on 5 December 2012 provided a relief to two Sahara companies when it gave them the time of two months till first week of February 2012
Corporate/Bussiness Current Affairs November 2012. The General Motors on 17 November 2012 announced its plans of expanding its annual commissioning capacity at Hallo Plant in Gujarat to 1.10 lakh units per year
Corporate/Bussiness Current Affairs October 2012. Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) the largest US chemical producer by sales on 23 October 2012 announced a cut of 5 percent of the company’s work force worldwide as an act of a restructuring plan that is aimed at coping up with the European Economic Slowdown
Corporate/Bussiness Current Affairs October 2012. Dish TV on 10 October 2012 announced a basic service of 70 channels at affordable rates for five year