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Arun Jaitley's Budget could get a helping hand from Pakistan and China

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The passing of the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill 2016 paved the way for the government to monetise enemy properties.
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Have no space to grow vegetables? Try planting them in a fish pond

1 hour 30 min ago
Aquaponics is a method that recirculates and reuses water between animals and plants to maintain a stable aquatic environment.
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Single GST form likely for service providers

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00pm
The GST Council is expected to consider on January 18 significant relaxation in the law and procedures, including a centralised registration facility to make compliance easier.
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UIDAI to discuss Aadhaar deadline issue with RBI, Trai

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:00pm
In the coming weeks, UIDAI officials will discuss with various government ministries, the RBI and the TRAI to decide if there is need to extend the current deadline of March 31.
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Apparel industry model holds the key for India’s job creation requirements

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 2:00pm
Apparel requires modest investment per job and the demand for it is there. In 2015, the apparel export market was $465 billion.
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Budget 2018: Dear Arun Jaitley, personal income tax is dysfunctional, just scrap it

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 2:00pm
Scrapping personal income taxes will end covert and thrifty spending, and free up incomes that could find their way to services.
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India reclaiming place at growth leader, says IMF

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 1:00pm
With strong consumption and investment, rising exports, and steady capital inflows, the outlook for Asian region remains bright, he added.
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PM promises more reforms, invites Israeli business to invest

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:00pm
India, Modi said, is the fastest growing economy with FDI inflows at all time high. "We have been taking steps over last three years at macro and micro level.
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Will India's fiscal deficit widen further in FY19, everybody keeps guessing

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:00am
India's fiscal deficit may widen further to 3.5% of gross domestic product in FY19 after breaching the target this year.
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RBI may revise upwards inflation forecast for the year

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00am
DBS Bank in a report today said firm inflation at a time when growth is showing early signs of a revival and fiscal slippage risks are on the rise, puts the central bank in a tight spot.
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Finmin likely to tweak MAT norms to boost industry

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00am
The purpose behind the introduction of MAT in the Income Tax Act was to bring all zero tax companies under tax net and to neutralise the impact of certain benefits/incentives.
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India's trade deficit widens to $14.88 bln in Dec- Trade ministry

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:00am
Merchandise exports for December rose 12.36 percent from a year ago to $27.03 billion.
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'Suspicious transaction reports up due to demonetisation, tax surveillance'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:00am
It estimates that this number will hit 1,046,283 in FY 2018, adding greater emphasis for the need to enhance compliance with established anti-money laundering norms in the country.
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Commerce Ministry for slashing gold import duty in Budget

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 8:00am
The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has demanded cut in import duty on gold to 4 per cent from the current 10 per cent.
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Government plans ring roads worth Rs 36,290 crore in 28 major cities

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:00am
The projects are part of the ambitious Bharatmala initiative announced last year, under which the govt envisages development of 84,000 km of national highways.
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'Government may not alter fiscal consolidation targets in budget'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 7:00am
Though analysts are opining that the government may relax the fiscal consolidation roadmap targets, Deutsche Bank says it may stick to curtailing the fiscal gap at 3 per cent.
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India Inc presses for rate cut as inflation cools

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 6:00am
Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 3.58 per cent in December 2017 as prices of food articles declined even as fuel cost witnessed a surge.
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Your Aadhaar may now get another strong layer of security -- your face

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 4:00am
The new feature will be allowed only in the fusion mode, which means it will have to go along with one or more authentication factor such as fingerprint.
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WPI inflation eases to 3.58% in Dec as veggies price decline

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:00am
As per government data released today, inflation on food articles slowed to 4.72 per cent in December, from 6.06 per cent in November 2017.
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International termination fee cut may not hit telecom companies much

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 2:00am
Trai on Friday cut the termination charge for incoming international calls from 53 p/minute to 30 p/minute and said the new rates would be effective from February 1.
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