BBC Director General Tony Hall to step down this year

People walk near the entrance to BBC Broadcasting House on October 22, 2012 in London, England.Peter Macdiarmid | Getty Images Tony Hall will step down as the director general of the BBC in...

Finance ministry clears advance funding proposal for Digital Land Records programme

New Delhi: Finance ministry has given its go ahead to a proposal from department of land resources under the ministry of rural development to restore the funding pattern on advance basis for the...

More stringent governance norms needed to address economic slowdown: Report

Surging inflation and slowing growth are raising serious concerns about the future growth prospects of the economy and as a remedial measure the government should resolve supply side hurdles and ensure more stringent...

OPEC oil production cuts likely to continue for the 'whole of 2020': Wood Mackenzie

OPEC is likely to continue with its oil supply cuts for the rest of 2020, a research director said Monday."One thing which we are seeing in our numbers is that the market is...

India makes payment to WTO for 2020 in advance

India has made an advance payment of Swiss Franc 44,55,445 (about Rs 33 crore) as its contribution to the WTO for 2020, an official said. The payment was made in December last year....

Global sustainability standards are needed to curb climate crisis, says environmental director

Solar panels pictured at a tropical hotel resort.Marc RomanelliBusinesses need to be singing from the same hymn sheet if they want to make meaningful progress in combatting the climate crisis, said the environmental...

Snipers, security guards and soldiers: Keeping the elite safe at Davos is not cheap

A police sniper secures a roof next to the Congress Centre on the eve of the opening day of the World Economic Forum, on January 16, 2017 in Davos.FABRICE COFFRINIThe annual World Economic...

View: Rain drops on roses and whiskers on kittens, not quite the challenges on...

As Budget Day draws near, the business press tends to focus on likely Budget announcements, chiefly changes to assorted tax rates, apart from the size of the fiscal deficit relative to the value...

There's a 50% chance the US-China 'phase one' deal could fall apart in one...

President Donald Trump, and Chinas Vice Premier Liu He(L), the countrys top trade negotiator, shake hands after signing trade agreements between the US and China during a ceremony in the East Room of...

SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases

BEIJING: A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed a third person and spread around China -- including to Beijing -- authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for...

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