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CAG trashes flexi-fares: Premium trains lost as people opted for airlines

2 hours 1 min ago
When compared to the cost and time taken for travel by premium trains, air fare became a cheaper and preferable mode of travel, the auditor said
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HPC on stressed power plants to meet stakeholders from procuring states

2 hours 34 min ago
The committee has been tasked to look at reviving stressed power plants of APL, EPGL and CGPL
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Cryptocurrencies would encourage illegal transactions: RBI to SC

2 hours 41 min ago
These 'currencies' operate independently of a central bank like the RBI, "rendering it immune from government interference"
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Tax contribution, sharing no more a north-south issue: Arvind Subramanian

2 hours 54 min ago
CEA says MP, Maharashtra and Gujarat are on par with southern states, claims GST is integrating the country economically
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Forex reserves continue to fall; down $734.5 million to $405.07 billion

3 hours 35 min ago
India's reserve position with the IMF also declined by $ 13 million to $ 2.476 billion
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Milk price hike to hit dairy companies' profit margins

4 hours 48 min ago
Dairies to cut margins of distributors and retailers without raising their product prices
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CAG questions need for GE's diesel locomotive manufacturing unit in Bihar

5 hours 5 min ago
The diesel locomotives procured under this agreement would have no scope for productive utilisation in the Indian Railway network in future, CAG said in its report
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Industry demands labour reforms, cheap power from Yogi government

5 hours 20 min ago
Suggest ways to improve 'ease of doing business' index
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Run-up to Make in Odisha: Roadshows abroad may yield Rs 100 bn investments

5 hours 37 min ago
Companies across sectors like petrochemicals, textiles and aluminium downstream from Saudi Arabia, Italy and Germany have dangled the promise of virgin investments worth that much
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India pushing ahead with Sustainable Development Goals: Syed Akbaruddin

7 hours 45 min ago
By 2022, India plans to produce 175 GW of renewable energy that will include 100 GW of solar power
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Panacea for drought: Yogi govt mulls China-type artificial rain technology

11 hours 15 min ago
Yogi govt had engaged IIT Kanpur to develop indigenous technology
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Truckers go on indefinite strike; supply of essential items to be impacted

11 hours 26 min ago
They have also demanded that diesel be included in GST
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Weak rupee not enough to tip the scale in favour of India's exports

11 hours 30 min ago
A weak currency is good for exports. In India's case, the script is not so straightforward
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Modi govt to achieve 50-million LPG connection target by August 15

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 9:35pm
Ujjwala Yojana was launched on May 1, 2016 at Ballia district in Uttar Pradesh and has so far covered 47.3 million consumers in 715 districts
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Gold demand to be positive in second half of 2018, says WGC report

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:09pm
While gold's volatility spiked in February and April, it has been moving in a relatively low range since
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National GST appellate tribunal on anvil, Council to decide on July 21

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:05pm
The Centre and state governments would have to amend the GST law if the proposal is approved by the Council in its next meeting on July 21
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Narendra Modi govt pushes anti-graft Bills ahead of trust vote

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:02pm
BJP leaders also reached out to friendly parties to shore up the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) numbers for Friday's no-confidence motion
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Govt, developers and bankers discuss problems in the realty sector

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:00pm
The FM wants banks, developers and the ministry to work in a collaborative way for the sector
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RBI gives in-principle nod to LIC for acquiring majority stake in IDBI Bank

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 4:43pm
The Cabinet nod is required because the government's stake will be diluted below 51 per cent in IDBI Bank
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Maharashtra dairy farmers withdraw stir as govt hikes rate to Rs 25/litre

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 4:38pm
Under attack from dairy farmers' bodies seeking a fair procurement price, the government announced that milk suppliers would get Rs 25 per litre rate from July 21
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