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Finalise construction workers' welfare scheme by September 30: Supreme Court to Centre

2 hours 40 min ago
The Supreme Court today set the deadline of September 30 for the Centre to finalise a welfare scheme for building and construction workers across the country.
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Target of 20 lakh Aadhaar based PoS units not met due to supply crunch: Govt

3 hours 40 min ago
"The deployment of 20 lakh Aadhaar based POS terminals is still under process," SS Ahluwalia said.
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TN sugar mills seek help from state government to combat adverse business scenario

4 hours 40 min ago
Sugar rates have been touching lows for a year, but have risen from lows touched in May. The Indian Sugar Mills Association has predicted a higher output in the forthcoming Sugar season.
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Export or Perish: Why India must achieve a quantum jump in exports to drive growth

8 hours 40 min ago
Several measures, such as ensuring exporters receive GST refunds for raw materials in a timely manner, are undoubtedly critical to raising exports in the short term.
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Higher interest rate in US, trade issues pose capital flight risk for India: S&P

9 hours 40 min ago
The rupee has stabilised in recent weeks, although trade issues and higher US interest rate could again create outward capital flow pressure, S&P said.
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India pushing ahead on Sustainable Devolvement Goals: Akbaruddin

9 hours 40 min ago
He said the country was "pushing ahead" on the Sustainable Devolvement Goals (SDGs) with strong political commitment and execution by all stakeholders.
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336% hike in govt’s legal spend in 6 years

10 hours 40 min ago
The ministry gave expenditure details of only ‘professional services’ incurred by the government in contesting cases in the SC on behalf of the Union of India since 2011-12.
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CCI nod must before lenders finalise resolution plan

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:00pm
The cabinet approved the IBC Amendment Bill 2018 that will replace the ordinance the govt had promulgated earlier.
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US to hand over 'problem-list' in hopes to avoid trade war with India

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 3:00pm
The Trump administration will share a list of its trade issues with India next week.
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Government discusses ways to boost real estate sector with stakeholders

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:00pm
The meeting was more on impediments in the real estate sectors, said NBCC chairman and managing director Anoop Kumar Mittal after the meeting.
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Set up Expert Group to look into violation by Tata Trusts: Parliamentary Panel

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:00pm
The committee in its report tabled in Parliament today noted with concern that the Public Charitable Trusts have repeatedly violated provisions of the Income Tax Act.
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India to build 2,000 kms of international roads by 2022: Minister Mandaviya

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:00pm
It is also planning to 3,319 kms of border roads, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Mansukh Mandaviya told the Lok Sabha.
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National GST appellate tribunal on anvil, Council to decide on July 21

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:00pm
According to the proposal which will be placed before the Council on July 21, three benches of the national appellate tribunal would be set up at Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
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June quarter current account deficit seen rising to 2.5% of GDP: Icra

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:00am
In the June quarter of FY18, CAD was USD 15 billion and for the full year of FY18 it stood at 1.9 per cent of the GDP, Icra said in its report today.
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Ex-RBI deputy governor cautions against frequent loan waivers

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:00am
Uttar Pradesh was the first state last year to announce Rs 36,359 crore farm debt waiver for small and marginal farmers. It was followed by Maharashtra and Punjab.
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Rising digitalisation offers $39 billion export opportunity for Indian business by 2022: Report

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:00am
It pointed out that Asia-Pacific is one of the most attractive regions for expansion by Indian players - with China, Malaysia and Indonesia as key target countries.
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Possibility of India losing US trade dispute in WTO on export support: Commerce secretary

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:00am
The government has already set up an expert group to look at WTO-compliant support to exports, and a draft set of schemes will be announced for discussion
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Proposed new industrial policy to suggest ease of trade for boosting exports

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:00am
The official said that the new policy aims at strengthening global linkages and increasing India's share in the world goods trade from the current 2 per cent.
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RBI to issue new Rs 100 currency note shortly, this is how it looks

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 7:00am
"The note has other designs, geometric patterns aligning with the overall colour scheme, both at the obverse and reverse. Dimension of the banknote will be 66 mm × 142 mm," the RBI said in a press release.
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PM Narendra Modi's great road trip hits a debt pothole

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 6:00am
In apparent recognition of this, a contract awarded this week for India’s longest highway resorted to the EPC model, where the govt bears all the risk.
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