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Why management consultants might be the best foreign aid for a country like India

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 9:00am
If managers in poor countries can figure out how to do things the way managers in rich countries do, global development will get a major boost.
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Govt asserts subsidy for EVs only for commercial vehicles, not personal usage

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 9:00am
Under the Rs 10,000-crore FAME scheme, subsidy on EVs are given to three- and four-wheelers for commercial and fleet applications. However, in two-wheelers it is also extended for personal usage.
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Assam tea producers heaves a sigh of relief as intensity of rain lessens

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 9:00am
Assam’s had produced 645.14 million kg tea in 2018, accounting for nearly 49 per cent of the country’s total production.
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View: Why Raghuram Rajan is wrong about foreign currency debt

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 4:00am
A foreign currency denominated sovereign bond, issued in modest quantities would have a salutary effect on the external rating and pricing of the Indian sovereign credit risk, and a step in the right direction.
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Rich are getting richer at rates seen in pre-independence India

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 4:00am
In the nearly three decades since India liberalised, incomes have grown substantially but the wealthy have got wealthier.
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Govt to set up Credit Guarantee Enhancement Corporation with Rs 20K-Cr capital

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:00am
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced in the budget for 2019-20 that such an entity would be set up to increase sources of capital for infrastructure financing.
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FM sticks to proposals, no relief to FPIs in trust form

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00pm
Sitharaman says fears of capital flight due to higher tax surcharge baseless, asks affected FPIs to shift to company structure.
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Former CEA rubbishes government arguments; sticks to claim of India overestimating GDP growth

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:00pm
In a new paper 'Validating India's GDP Growth Estimates', the former CEA said he had indicated his doubts on the growth numbers in the Economic Survey in 2015 as well as mid-year Economic Analysis.
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View: India needn’t worry about a ‘middle-income trap’

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 3:00pm
​India doesn’t have a middle-income trap problem. It has a problem of muddled thinking on economic policy.
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NHAI eyes Rs 4,995 crore from monetisation of 3rd bundle of highways under TOT model

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 1:00pm
There are nine highway stretches of 566.27 km in TOT Bundle-3 in states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu.
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Task force on Direct Tax Code to submit report by July 31: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:00pm
The new direct tax code is set to replace the existing Income Tax Act.
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Bank credit, deposit growth manage to remain in double- digits

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:00am
In the year-ago fortnight, bank credit was at Rs 86.566 trillion, while deposits were at Rs 114.883 trillion.
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Govt approves Rs 206.8 cr for Implementation of Agriculture Export Policy scheme

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:00am
“The Central Government has approved a Central Sector Scheme titled ‘Implementation of Agriculture Export Policy’,” the government said.
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Marine Products Export Development Authority signs MoU with Telangana for boosting aquaculture export

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00am
The MOU involves setting up a multi-species aquaculture centre with the state government’s funding.
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MSME lending: Maharashtra ranking plunges to 9 in FY19

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00am
Maharashtra, among the most industrialised states, was ranked No 1 in FY16, but slipped to No 2 position the next fiscal to Gujarat, and continued on the trajectory, coming in at No 4 in FY18 and at the 9th slot in FY19.
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View: Transfer surplus from Sebi but retain its financial autonomy

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00am
The amendment proposed to the Sebi Act, as part of the Budget, to require Sebi to take the government’s permission for making capital expenditure, does curtail the regulator’s autonomy.
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Collection from excise duty on ATF in 2018-19 rose by 31%: Centre

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00am
In 2017-18, the Union government earned Rs 1,938 crore in excise duty on ATF, a jump of 27.5 per cent, from Rs 1,520 crore collected in 2016-17, he said in a written response to a question in the Lower House.
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Indian Chamber of commerce not keen on getting into North Bengal’s demand for NEC like benefit

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00am
The NEC policy offers Tax Holiday, Capital Subsidy or many other benefits to new entrepreneurs investing in these industrially backward states. Sikkim was included into it in 2002.
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New Delhi must reform, instead of picking Mumbai’s pocket

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 8:00am
This is where the Jalan panel’s recommendation, that the funds transfer be phased out over three to five years, comes in.
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No plan to restore special category status to states: Govt

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 8:00am
Many states like Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal are still demanding that the Centre grant them special category status despite it been scrapped.
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