Ease of doing biz: Gujarat slips to 5th rank

From the most efficient state in 2015, Gujarat has slipped to fifth rank in the latest ease of doing industry ratings prepared by the World Bank and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

India poised to pip Britain to become 5th largest economy next year: Jaitley

India's finance minister Arun Jaitley exuded confidence that India will pip Britain to become the fifth largest economy in the world next year if economic expansion continues at the projected rate.

The government of India has appointed Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, and ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar as non-official independent directors for Air India.

The Expansion of Heathrow Airport

Dear valued reader,

Here at Asian Voice, we are conducting an investigation in to the potential impacts of the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport. Following Parliaments' approval of the construction of a third runway, we are seeking to gain a better understanding of how the public feels regarding this sizeable proposal. We ask that you reply to our questionnaire so that we can get a feel of how our readers view the potential expansion. Views of those local to West London are particularly welcome.

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