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Bargain hard but go for RCEP deal: NITI Aayog's Arvind Panagariya

3 hours 48 min ago
Panagariya said there was a huge scope for India to improve medical treatment
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India contributes 7% to global wealth rise, says Credit Suisse report

4 hours 32 min ago
The biggest contribution has come from the US at $4 trillion (45% of total) and China at $1.9 trillion (21% of total)
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Will first protect industry before entering into any pact: Goyal on RCEP

6 hours 29 min ago
Goyal said the government would protect national interest first and does not fritter away FTAs like "we saw in 2009-10 period of Congress regime, where agreements were done in a hurry"
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Govt likely to extend benefits to exporters under MEIS till 31 March

6 hours 54 min ago
The decision to extend MEIS benefits is expected to draw the biggest cheer from the industry
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India, US have resolved most of their broad trade issues: Piyush Goyal

7 hours 5 min ago
Minister bats for 'much larger engagement' like a bilateral trade agreement
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'Need for correct Incoterm usage can't be overstated', says expert

8 hours 18 min ago
Incoterms clearly define the obligations of the seller and buyer, when the risk passes from seller to buyer and who bears what costs
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Indo-US ties 'extremely strong', can overcome any obstacle: Jaishankar

9 hours 14 sec ago
India is demanding exemption from high duties imposed by the US on certain steel and aluminium products
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India's household wealth more than doubles to $12.6 trn in 2019: Report

9 hours 30 min ago
The wealth per adult stood at $14,569 as per the report, or up 3.3 percent, while their debt grew 11.5 percent to $120 billion
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Need 3 more months to finalise rules on social media misuse: Centre to SC

10 hours 23 min ago
The court, in the last hearing, had asked the govt to come up with norms in 3 weeks
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Bank unions to go on first major strike on October 22 against merger

10 hours 28 min ago
Out of 9 public sector bank unions, two workmen unions - All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) and Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) are backing the strike
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India's energy trade with US to jump 40% to $10 billion in FY20: Pradhan

10 hours 55 min ago
In a short period, the US has become one of the top 10 sources of crude oil for India
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Sugar exports stay largely muted over low prices in international market

11 hours 2 min ago
Meanwhile, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath today acknowledged the tight liquidity situation of millers owing to low global sugar prices
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States slow to identify projects, spend funds under Mineral Foundation

11 hours 9 min ago
Data posted on the Ministry of mines website shows 21 mineral rich states have barely been able to expend 36% of the funds approved under DMF
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India says differences resolved with US over trade deal, announcement soon

12 hours 6 min ago
Goyal told a business conference that he was hoping to meet United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer soon
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Govt rolls out 6th tranche of gold bonds, fixes issue price at Rs 3835/gram

13 hours 45 min ago
The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme 2019-20 - Series VI will close for subscription on the day of Dhanteras that is October 25
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UN endorses India's steps to address hunger, malnutrition to achieve SGD

14 hours 21 min ago
In 2015, India, along with other countries, signed the declaration on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, comprising 17 Sustainable Development Goals
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DPIIT working on mechanism to help investors set up facilities in India

16 hours 40 min ago
The proposal is being sent to the Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal for approval, following which it will set up an investment promotion and facilitation agency Invest India
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Spending to demand, global context to India's trade: Explained in 6 chart

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 12:53pm
While India's growth stands shoulder-to-shoulder with a slowing China, the IMF expects the US to grow at a slower pace in the coming years
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Uttar Pradesh government set to draft an 'energy security' blueprint

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 12:50pm
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath stressed on the urgent need to make UP energy self reliant and taking all possible measures
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Medicines, school fees, fear of future: Life of depositors after PMC crash

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 7:05am
So far, three depositors have lost their lives, apparently due to the crisis
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