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SIMA hails the cabbotage rule relaxation for cotton transport

3 min 12 sec ago
Though India is the largest cotton producing country and net exporter of cotton in the world, the domestic cotton textile industry could not derive competitive advantage due to the steep increase in cotton transportation cost.
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Tenders worth Rs 13,000 crore withdrawn or cancelled to promote Make in India products

1 hour 3 min ago
The DIPP has asked for immediate issuance of guidelines and notifications relating to declarations of items with sufficient local capacity, domestic content.
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EEPC India suggests ways to make India's export more competitive

3 hours 3 min ago
Other suggestions of the council include differential rate of around 15 per cent of income tax on export income .
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Government raises wheat import duty to 30%

4 hours 3 min ago
The move comes at a time when wheat procurement in the domestic market by the government and private agencies is at peak.
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Digital India: Under the Modi government, it is giving rise to employment, entrepreneurship and empowerment

6 hours 3 min ago
Four years down the line, empirical evidence suggests that Digital India is not only creating empowerment but also generating employment opportunities.
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Yawning deficits to world-beating growth punctuate Modi's rule

6 hours 3 min ago
Modi’s BJP, which swept to power in 2014 promising to tackle price rises, give high priority to job creation, eliminate scope for corruption and uplift the poor, has another year to deliver.
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Modicare to offer 20% lower rates than CGHS rates

6 hours 3 min ago
The health ministry has finalised the rates for 1,354 packages, which will be covered under NHPS. The packages include 23 specialties.
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Maharashtra farmers say they’ll use GM seeds

8 hours 3 min ago
To prevent the use of HT varieties in the 2018 kharif season, the agriculture department of Maharashtra has appealed to farmers to stay away from these seeds.
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Dead end for Mumbai’s International Finance Centre dream

8 hours 3 min ago
There was a special task force to speed things up. It was chaired by then minister of state for finance Jayant Sinha, with MP Poonam Mahajan as deputy chairperson.
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India moves one notch up to 44th rank in IMD's competitiveness rankings

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 3:00pm
US became the most competitive economy globally driven by its strength in economic performance and infrastructure, followed by Hong Kong and Singapore in the second and third place, respectively.
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India takes US steel tariffs complaint to the WTO

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 12:00pm
Trump imposed the tariffs in March, levying 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminium. He said they were justified by national security concerns and therefore outside the WTO's remit.
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Goa extends mining debt relief scheme again; says it's final

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:00am
The scheme offers financial assistance to mining truck owners, barge owners and others for repaying bank loans.
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PM Modi to inaugurate Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal expressway on May 27

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:00am
The inaugural ceremony of the expressway will held at the district sports stadium in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat.
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18 companies bid for Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway project

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:00am
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corp (MSRDC), the nodal agency for the project, opened the financial bids submitted by qualified contractors to construct 13 out of 16 packages of the 700-km long NMSCE.
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India's net direct tax collection rises 18 per cent to Rs 10.03 lakh crore in FY18

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:00am
India's net direct tax collection in 2017/18 stood at Rs 10.03 lakh crore, up 18 percent on year, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.
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Finmin ties up with e-commerce firms to give loans under PMMY

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:00am
The scheme aims to strengthen forward and backward linkages for robust value chains anchored by industries, aggregators, franchisors and associations.
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Niti, ABB join hands to benefit India from AI, robotics

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 8:00am
The two institutions signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) to work together in preparing key sectors of the economy for digitalisation, artificial intelligence (AI) robotics, and industrial automation, an ABB India statement said.
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Govt may set up elaborate machinery for new industrial policy execution

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 8:00am
The proposed industrial policy aims to promote emerging sectors; it would completely revamp the Industrial Policy of 1991.
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To push Make in India, CVC asks depts to ensure non-discriminative clauses for suppliers of goods and services

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:00am
The probity watchdog has asked Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs), who act as distant arm of the CVC to check corruption, to "exercise oversight" in all contracts worth over Rs five crore.
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India's billionaire count to rise 3 times by 2027: Report

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:00am
According to AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, India currently has 119 billionaires, and this number is expected to swell to 357 by 2027.
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