December 5, 2017 1:55 am

At IEThinc, experts discuss emerging threats to national security in the fast-changing digital world.

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November 28, 2017 1:37 am

Taking India’s potential to “lead the world into a digital economy” the white paper suggest the data protection framework must not stifle innovation.

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November 28, 2017 1:31 am

Soini, who participated in the Global Conference on Cyberspace in New Delhi, said cyber security is of utmost importance in today’s digital age.

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November 28, 2017 1:33 am

Talks at GCCS revolved mostly around increased govt roles and better collaboration to counter the ever-changing threat landscape.

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November 21, 2017 1:15 am

It is time that both the Supreme Court and Parliament restored the rule of law to the Indian pharmaceutical industry.

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November 21, 2017 1:10 am

The equity markets along with exchange rate and G-Sec market welcomed this news on Friday.

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November 21, 2017 12:06 am

Following observations by American drug controller, Strides Shasun & Cadila Healthcare for their Bengaluru and Matoda facilities, respectively, sent detailed responses which included admitting to faults and revising SOPs & hold-time study approach, among others.

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November 14, 2017 4:48 am

AAIB in its letter to AviationMin said there was a fire due to rubbing and excessive friction, but the govt said there was “no fire as confirmed by GoAir”.

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November 14, 2017 1:55 am

To push Make in India initiative by bringing quality assurance in the domestically produced medical devices, PMO has asked health ministry to chalk out a plan to make certification of medical and advance diagnostic devices mandatory for companies.

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October 31, 2017 7:30 am

Well capitalised banks can better absorb weak ones and can also speed up NPA resolution as they will have resources to write down potential losses.

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October 31, 2017 3:40 am

While the government has set the divestment target of Rs 72, 500 crore for fiscal 2017-18, it has been able to earn only Rs 19,759 crore through proceeds by October 4.

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October 24, 2017 6:20 am

As per IMF data, while the US & Japan are expected to grow 50 bps higher in 2017 than the growth seen last year and China likely to grow at 6.8% against 6.7% a year ago, India may witness a slower growth rate of 6.7% in FY18 over the previous year’s 7.1%

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October 17, 2017 2:41 am

The Council also is learnt to have agreed upon the need to have a proper module and adequate pilot testing in place to ensure that the IT backbone for e-way bill is stable.

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October 17, 2017 2:38 am

Even as the govt is making efforts to make Aadhaar mandatory for schemes and services, experts say that it is necessary put in place safeguards such as secure data security system for a successful unique identity programme.

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October 10, 2017 12:42 am

The actual base rate worked out by one major private sector bank in March 2017 was almost 80 bps higher than suggested by the base rate formula.

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October 10, 2017 12:35 am

An expert panel, which was asked by PMO to examine possibility of excluding such stents from price control as ‘cheaper’ Chinese devices are entering Indian market, has said it has found no data to back the move.

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October 10, 2017 12:30 am

The last GST Council meeting saw some far-reaching measures focused largely on SMEs and exporters.

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October 3, 2017 12:20 am

Government sources said that discussions are underway to raise capital support by another Rs 20,000-25,000 crore for the PSBs.

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October 3, 2017 6:58 am

Through multiple queries, The Indian Express has received responses from some of the firms that were served show cause notices for allegedly not complying with the CSR norms under the Companies Act.

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September 26, 2017 1:46 am

In RRBs, 50 per cent is held by the Central government, 35 per cent by the sponsor banks and 15 per cent by the state government.

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September 26, 2017 1:36 am

Dinesh Kumar Khara, managing director, State Bank of India (SBI), said that the bank had engaged with the subsidiaries with the help of an internet site wherein they were allowed to share any of their concerns. And those concerns were addressed.

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September 26, 2017 1:24 am

Analysts warn against overshooting fiscal deficit goal, but advise well-targeted capital expenditure on medium & small enterprises, roads, railways and urban development

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September 19, 2017 3:14 am

"As far as Aadhaar data is concerned, it is completely encrypted and the Aadhaar Act is very particular that it cannot be revealed for any unauthorised purposes," said Prasad.

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September 19, 2017 2:36 am

Slow processing, popping up of incorrect data in the error report and portal's inability to take a large amount of data in GSTR-1 in one go are some of the issues still being faced by those filing returns

September 5, 2017 1:18 am

Sebi whole-time member, S Raman, talks about his experience as a commercial banker and how it has helped in his transition to regulation

September 5, 2017 1:10 am

Portfolios headed by Ministers of State with independent charge drops to 12 from 15 after Sunday’s rejig with crucial ministries like coal, commerce, petroleum and skill development now under ministers with Cabinet-rank

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August 29, 2017 2:56 am

After years of constant denial, it appears that in the draft policy, the government is finally ready to accept that there is a problem with the drugs that are manufactured and sold in India. The Draft Pharmaceutical Policy 2017, prepared by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, has an entire paragraph dedicated to the quality concerns that affect the domestic market.

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August 29, 2017 2:55 am

While Sun Pharma and Glenmark Pharma submitted detailed responses that includes revising standard operating procedures and re-training employees to the USFDA to deal with its adverse observations, others have begun course-correction

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August 22, 2017 3:05 am

Firms hiring apprentices just submit self-declaration with regards to Apprenticeship Rules for first year; DIPP has requested the ministry to raise it to 5 years

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August 22, 2017 7:15 am

Of the total, 162 actively traded companies’ financials show that several firms on the Sebi list have operational businesses and have been reporting quarterly revenues and profits on a regular basis

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August 15, 2017 12:01 am

The MoLE in its advisory in January 2016 suggested states not to inspect start-ups during first 3 years of their existence under six specific labour laws.

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August 15, 2017 12:05 am

Entities face issues such as difficulty in coding items in HSN codes, need for filing service tax returns for each state of operation and likely challenges in matching of invoices under the new indirect tax regime.

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August 8, 2017 6:05 am

After prime lending rate, benchmark prime lending rate, base rate and marginal cost of funds-based lending rate, the central bank is planning to come up with another system to price loans.

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August 8, 2017 1:34 am

Currently, there are four credit bureaus in India — Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd (CIBIL), Equifax, Experian, and CRIF Highmark. These bureaus provide credit scores and allied reports and services. A Public Credit Registry will complement private credit bureaus by certifying details of collateral.

August 1, 2017 12:54 am

More than half of respondents feel fast growth, capacity addition and stable commodity prices will be key driver of credit conditions for corporates.

August 1, 2017 12:46 am

Higher focus on capital-intensive and high-skilled sectors in India has led to fast growth only in segments such as automobile and telecom which do not employ low-skilled workers; as a result of this, vast majority of workers remain concentrated in agriculture and unorganised sectors