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Gold imports rise 54 per cent to $3.97 billion in April

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 7:00am
Imports of the precious metal stood at $2.58 billion in April 2018, according to data from the commerce ministry.
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India looks to fight alone at WTO on global e-commerce rules

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 2:00am
The draft prepared by Indian officials had talked about restraining from plurilateral agreements, where a group of countries and not the entire WTO membership came together for a deal.
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State of Economy-VI: Booster investment dosage needed to fire-up slacking consumption

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 2:00am
To put it simply, the overall economic growth is expected to decline on the back of slacking consumption due to farm distress, global headwinds and stagnant wages.
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2019 general elections: The winner gets an economy riddled with problems

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 1:00am
Arresting a slowdown and nursing the financial sector back to health will be the immediate priorities for the next govt.
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View: A second Modi term needs to be bolder than the first

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 1:00am
If Modi has won a second term, it will be tempting to retrospectively burnish his record thus far.
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New vehicle for long-term infra finance on the anvil

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 3:00pm
The National Housing Bank (NHB), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) and India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd will be roped in as investors.
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Not taxing e-transmissions costs India $500m annually

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 3:00pm
Of the total $8 billion of potential tax losses projected for 58 developing countries, Mexico, Thailand, Nigeria, India, China and Pakistan are the top countries to face the highest losses, the paper revealed.
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Niti Aayog proposes Rs 7,500-crore plan for Artificial Intelligence push

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 3:00pm
NITI has drawn up a plan for creating an institutional framework for artificial intelligence in the country.
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Kochi man grows 40 mango varieties on rooftop

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 7:00am
The four-feet tall mango trees are planted in 200-litre scrap containers which have gravel, mud and basic fertilizers in them.
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GST Council may consider national bench of AAAR next month; move to give certainty to taxpayers

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 3:00am
The AARs in different states have passed about 470 orders, while AAARs have disposed of around 69 cases till March 2019.
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India may witness longer slowdown as oil imports, consumption decline

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 3:00am
According to Oil Ministry's Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC), country's oil imports is projected to rise to 233 million tonnes (mt) in FY 20 against 227 mt in FY19, a growth of mere 6 mt.
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Amid US-China trade war, India needs to trudge smartly

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 2:00pm
There will be opportunities as well as threats for India as superpowers America and China joust.
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View: What Narendra Modi should not do if he gets a second term

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 3:00am
Modi has run a much cleaner government than Congress. He has ushered in a series of economic reforms.
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Lesson to India from Singapore’s transformation: What Lee Kuan Yew knew

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 1:00am
Both LKY and Nehru started out as socialists, being personally influenced by Harold Laski.
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Opium trade sluggish as norms, infra beg for upgrade

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00am
India is having to import opium byproduct codeine phosphate and is in danger of losing its leadership in the international legal narcotics trade.
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Artificial intelligence system likely to ease name registration process for companies

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:00am
The aim is to reduce the level of discretion in deciding on the names that can be accepted.
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Pulses, oilseeds procurement at 50% of target with two weeks left

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:00pm
The procurement of winter pulses and oilseeds, which is likely to be completed by July this year, is also showing slow progress.
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Agency hired to curb rejection of spice shipments

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:00pm
Starting July, Geneva-based Standards and Trade Development Facility will train farmers on better use of agri inputs.
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States should contribute in defence, railways, highway projects: Bibek Debroy

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:00pm
When the Centre provides funds for healthcare, which is a state subject, should states not contribute their bit for defence, railways and national highways, Debroy wondered.
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India probes alleged dumping of digital printing plates from China, Japan, 3 other nations

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 7:00am
If established that alleged dumping has caused material injury to the domestic manufacturer, the DGTR would recommend imposition of anti-dumping duty on the imports.
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