PM Modi said the world wants to hear "directly from the horse's mouth" about India's policies and growth potential and he will feel proud to tell the success story.
Mauritius was the largest source of foreign investment in India, followed by the US and the UK, according to a census by the Reserve Bank.
Rising for the second straight session, the rupee ended marginally higher by two paise at 63.86 against the American currency.
Thailand-based retailing firm Siam Makro PCL announced entry into the cash and carry segment in India and has plans to invest around Rs 1,000 crore in the next 5 years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised more economic reforms to further improve the ease of doing business in India as he invited Israeli companies to invest.
The Aam Aadmi Party questioned why PM Narendra Modi was pushing for the FDI after he had opposed the same regime as the Gujarat Chief Minister in 2012.
The CITU denounced the decision of the government to allow 49 per cent FDI in Air India, and said it was aimed at expediting the privatisation of the national carrier.
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar dismissed concerns of fiscal slippage and said the next Union Budget will not be a populist one.
The Congress accused BJP of adopting "double-speak" on allowing 100% FDI in single brand retail and criticised it for relaxing the 30% outsourcing clause.
Retail stocks rose by as much as 6 per cent following the government's decision to relax the FDI norms in single-brand retail.
Completes acquisition of 49% stake in the projects from MBL Group
Total consideration of Rs 2,300 Cr
Projects involve 4-laning of sections of NH-72A & NH-73
Sets Rights Ratio Of 4 Fully Paid Shares For 25 Held
To issue up to 15.5 cr fully paid-up shares for up to Rs 8,000 cr
Sets Rights Issue Price At Rs 510/Fully Paid Share
To issue up to 7.8 cr partly paid-up shares for up to Rs 4,800 cr
Sets Rights Issue Price At Rs 615/Partly Paid Share
Gets 2 new orders worth Rs 205 Cr from Public Utilities Corp, Seychelles
Projects in waste water sector
Projects funded by European Investment Bank
Cos order backlog increases to Rs 2,200 cr, which is an all-time high
J KUMAR INFRAPROJECTS
Gets LOA for 2 projects from Delhi Metro Rail Corp
Work includes finishing works of 8 stations of Mumbai Metro Rail Project
Cost of Contracts stands at nearly Rs 57 cr
To acquire entire equity share capital of arm Travel News Services
Deal amounts to Rs 85 cr, with additional consideration of Rs 15 cr
Post acquisition, TNSI Retail to become step-down arm of co
TNSI JV Welcome Retail Private Limited to become step-down arm
Deal likely to be completed in 12-16 weeks
Note: Travel News Services (TNSI)
Effect of acquisition
Consolidation of retail business of FRL
To help FRL expand its presence at Airports, Metro Stations, Universities
Will have access to retail brand WH Smith", license for which is held by co
Note: Future Retail (FRL)