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All leading online portals are enticing consumers with some heavy discounts on gold
Funding via market borrowing rose to about 22% last year from an average of 8% between 2010-15
It also said unlike other countries, development in India is not moving across states
Under G-20, China and India committed to strengthening the contribution of trade to our economies
Officials say this was a temporary phase and would be over within the next few days
What if you were told that you can buy gold for a rupee on Akshaya Tritiya 2017?
They're better as they pay interest and aren't taxed at maturity; but you need to invest long term
FRBM committee suggested setting up such a panel after studying examples of 40 economies
If India fares well on the SDGs, 50% of the global goals will be achieved
Current wait time for patents is at 48 months
Says there is no simple solution to this source of high price of land
The think-tank wants fixed-term employment in all sectors
Report will be taken up by the Union Cabinet after it is examined by empowered group of secretaries
National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) chairman Bhupendra Singh has said there was no proposal "as of now" to extend a price cap to other medical devices.The government has categorised 22 medical devices as drugs. Among these, four products, including cardiac stents, are categorised as scheduled drugs and NPPA can cap their price under law. In respect of other devices such as catheters, heart valves and intra ocular devices (categorised as non-scheduled drugs), the government allows for a 10 per cent price hike in a year.While the NPPA is monitoring the prices, fixing those for other devices is not on the agenda, Singh said on Thursday. He met representatives of pharmaceutical companies and hospitals in this city, to understand their concerns on drug pricing and particularly on capping of stent prices. Singh said all the stents being sold in India will continue to be available. On Wednesday, NPPA rejected requests from device makers Abbott Healthcare and Medtronic ..
Performance was on the back of healthy growth in its microfinance portfolio
Total income up at Rs 9,954 cr in Q4 from Rs 7,910 cr a year ago
In a meeting on the coming Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the revenue department's effort to crack down on circulation of undisclosed ('black') money in the economy.This is the wake of the tepid response to the Pradhan Mantra Garib Kalyan Yojana. The income declaration scheme, launched after currency demonetisation, elicited disclosures worth only Rs 4,600 crore. In the meeting, the PM will also review the department's preparedness on the nation-wide goods and services tax (GST), scheduled for launch on July 1. Revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia will give a presentation on the department's performance over the past year and the plan for the current financial year (which began on April 1). Also present would be the heads of the Central Board of Direct Taxes and Central Board of Excise and Customs -- Sushil Chandra and Vanaja Sarna, respectively. "The PM will go through our future strategy and give inputs," said a senior official. The government aims to stay with the ...
In an effort from preventing of watering down of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) 2016, a parliamentary standing committee on subordinate legislation has started reviewing it. The act, which comes into force from May 1 is supposed to protect the interests of the common man including transparent payment arrangements and timely delivery of properties by developers. Committee on Subordinate Legislation (COSL) is looking into how the act is being enforced by the states.Various states according to industry experts have made certain changes in the act by not including existing projects or making changes in the punishment for non-completion of projects among other things. "The committee is trying to ensure that the spirit of RERA remains intact. States cannot make changes in RERA that would make it a toothless act. It is important that developers who do not adhere to the norms are punished. That is why they are reviewing and based on our observation we will give our ...
Deal is likely to save Rs 2,000-2,500 crore a year on taxes for the ailing transporter
The exercise was carried out without the use of Aadhaar as a source of authentication