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India plans to regulate social media as it can cause disruption

2 hours 52 min ago
India joins a growing list of nations seeking to regulate social media in a bid to combat false information.
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View: India needs one-year programmes that can boost demand during cyclical slowdowns

3 hours 52 min ago
In India, there are no automatic stabilisers that can propel economy when domestic and global demand are down.
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View: To fuel the economic growth, bring villages closer to towns

4 hours 52 min ago
India needs to add manufacturing to the still overwhelmingly agricultural rural economy to create jobs. This can be done by setting up units in food processing, dairy, poultry and fisheries.
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Karnataka mulls providing social security to Uber, Ola, delivery persons

4 hours 52 min ago
Minister S Suresh Kumar pointed out that unorganised work force in Karnataka was huge and according to 2011 numbers, it is to the tune of 2 crore people. Protecting their interest and providing them facilities was government's duty.
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Household wealth more than doubles to $12.6 tn in 2019: Credit Suisse

7 hours 52 min ago
The startling report comes at a time when many analysts are concerned over almost all the key indicators are heading south or even contracting forcing the government to offer massive tax giveaways.
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India's Trilemma: Balancing energy security, access & sustainability

9 hours 52 min ago
India is being pragmatic about its energy use, looking for alternatives but not sacrificing energy consumption that's vital for a growing economy. India scores 50 in sustainable energy, a mid-point score that fits with its current realities.
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Indian edible oil industry has issued advisory to avoid import of palm oil from Malaysia

9 hours 52 min ago
There were media reports that Government of India may take some action to curtail the import of palm oil from Malaysia following the hostile attitude by Malaysia at the United Nation on Kashmir issue.
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Piyush Goyal says differences resolved with US over trade deal

10 hours 52 min ago
The two countries slapped higher tariffs on each other's products earlier this year and the U.S. withdrew a key trade concession to India, but have since been trying to work out a limited pact.
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New foreign trade policy may have simpler export promotion schemes

12 hours 52 min ago
In the new policy, changes are expected in incentives given to goods as the current export promotion schemes are challenged by the US in the dispute resolution mechanism of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
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Setting up mechanism to handhold investors: DPIIT secretary

14 hours 52 min ago
Guruprasad Mohapatra said the proposal is being sent to the Union Minister Piyush Goyal for approval, the new mechanism will help in all approvals and clearances that a company requires to set up a plant in a state or district or town.
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View: De-globalisation & what emerging markets should learn from this

16 hours 52 min ago
Emerging markets have been the biggest beneficiaries of the globalisation making them competitive. As the phenomenon loses its sheen in advanced economies, here's what lessons the emerging economies should draw from it.
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Government looks to ease more FDI rules to attract investments

16 hours 52 min ago
The department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT) has initiated an in-house exercise to identify additional sectors for easier FDI rules before it takes them up with the ministries concerned, sources said.
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EPFO members may get option to draw pension after 60

18 hours 52 min ago
The proposal to increase the superannuation age for drawing pension under the scheme is expected to help a beneficiary grow his/her pension kitty, while also aiding the pension fund in reducing its deficit.
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Tax cuts for the rich is necessary for growth is a mantra that needs to be questioned: Abhijit Banerjee

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 3:00pm
Banerjee speaks on tax cuts for the rich, AI and the future of jobs, bad politics, and many other things.
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View: The tax matter India must not cede ground on

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 2:00pm
Why not charge for Netflix subscriptions in India, or Google or Amazon web services’ cloud storage?
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Top leaders from India, US to discuss trade, geopolitics at leadership summit

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 9:00am
The second annual India Leadership Summit would also be attended by former US Secretary of State and statesman Henry Kessinger, Condoleezza Rice, India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar among others.
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Houses being constructed under PMAY (U) will be occupied by beneficiaries by 2021: Hardeep Singh Puri

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 5:00am
According to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry which is mandated to implement the ambitious scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 53.40 lakh houses were grounded a few days back while 27.17 lakh houses have been completed.
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Global economic risks reinforce need to strengthen multilateral global co-operation, besides govt initiatives: Sitharaman

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 5:00am
She stated that in pursuing investment-led growth, one should not neglect sustainability, efficiency and transparency in debt and tax policies. She said IMF should provide solutions that are specific to important growth geographies.
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India expresses disappointment over lack of support for IMF quota increase

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 3:00am
India views "the lack of adequate support for a quota increase under the 15th General Review of Quotas as somewhat disappointing", Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her address to the annual meeting of the IMF in Washington.
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Special scheme on cards to promote component manufacturing

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 3:00am
Govt looking beyond mobile phones manufacturing, seeks inputs for MSIPS-like incentive package. MSIP scheme provides multiple incentives tax holiday for certain years, capital subsidy and reimbursement of central taxes and duties.
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