India signs multilateral instrument

India has signed a ground-breaking multilateral BEPS convention that will close loopholes in thousands of tax treaties worldwide. The multilateral instrument was signed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the OECD headquarters in Paris.

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QS Rankings 2018

For the first time, three renowned Indian institutions — the Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and the IITs Delhi and Bombay, have catapulted to the list of the top 200 global universities.

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WHO expands list of essential medicines

The World Health Organisation has added 30 new medicines for adults and 25 for children to the list of essential medicines, bringing the total number of such drugs to 433.

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Committee to focus on bad loan

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has identified some large stressed loan accounts for resolution as it steps in to directly fix the bad loan menace at Indian banks, after it was empowered by a recent banking ordinance to do so.

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Petrol and diesel to revised every day

Petrol and diesel prices will be revised every day across the country from June 16, according to an official statement from public sector oil marketing companies.

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Only Indian in Forbes highest paid athletes list

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole sportsperson from the country to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list topped by soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.

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