India Inc’s overall Business Confidence Index highest in decade at 74.2, shows FICCI Survey

The Index had stood at 70.9 in the previous survey and 59 a year ago. FICCI’s Overall Business Confidence Index showed recovery of demand conditions, improved capacity utilisation and a promising outlook on various operational parameters Representational Image. Reuters New Delhi: FICCI’s Overall Business Confidence Index has witnessed a decadal high of 74.2 in the […]

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Determined push to power reforms

Also, to prevent new players from cherry-picking lucrative supply circles, the states will have to create a ‘cross-subsidy fund’ so that discoms do not get undue advantages owing to higher composition of industrial and commercial consumers in their respective areas, Singh said. With no amount of government largesse or fiscally expensive financial re-engineering producing the […]

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States yet to restore capex pace

Even after liberal transfers by the Centre from the divisible tax pool in the initial months of this fiscal, tax revenues of the 15 states declined by 14% on year during April-January. Acute revenue constraints has resulted in a big drop in the state government’s capital expenditure in the current fiscal; according to an FE […]

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Haruki Murakami collaborates with clothing brand Uniqlo to design t-shirts inspired by his life, work

In a comprehensive interview with Uniqlo, Murakami opened up about style, fashion, and why he always wore a tie while in Italy. Haruki Murakami. Facebook/harukimurakamiauthor As an article in The Guardian says, it is perhaps time we stopped accusing Haruki Murakami, the 72-year-old bestselling Japanese author, of being a recluse. After hosting a live music event titled […]

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