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February 20, 2018 3:16 pm

The legality of cannabis use in India has been a subject matter of debate from the British rule to as recent as 2017. But India is finally warming up to R&D in this area.

February 20, 2018 1:44 am

The govt’s continued policy interventions across various sectors go against its initial promise of “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance”.

February 13, 2018 6:02 am

Various changes have been introduced in the execution of the government's skilling programme to generate more jobs, but to no avail. An average of just over one out of six people trained under the scheme have found a job.

February 6, 2018 8:22 am

The service was launched by Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment on January 7, 2015.

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February 6, 2018 6:25 am

The Budget announcement to hike duty on two broad categories of goods is one among several such increases introduced in the last two years to protect domestic manufacturing, according to the government, but experts say the move is also aimed at shoring up revenues

January 23, 2018 1:35 am

In the latest data, only 5-6 items contributed 70-80% of growth in IIP, WPI & CPI showed divergent trend and trade deficit widened to 3-year high.

January 23, 2018 1:29 am

Loan recast packages for over Rs 61,000 crore failed in 12 months ended September 2017.

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January 16, 2018 5:45 am

Till date, however, the safety aspect of existing metro rail projects were being monitored by the respective zonal commissioners — Delhi Metro Rail Corporation under the Northern Circle, and Metro Kolkata under the North Eastern Circle

January 16, 2018 5:36 am

In meetings held last year, ministries & departments suggested that focused monitoring on pending cases, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and avoiding unnecessary filing of appeals will help reduce court cases involving the government

January 2, 2018 5:00 am

The retirement fund body is strategising with its consultants to gain best returns for its investment and reach a formula through which it can distribute the profit made to the subscribers.

January 2, 2018 4:58 am

Experts say that 2018 might not be smooth for the markets due to rising inflation, fiscal deficit and general elections in 2019.

December 26, 2017 2:51 am

The Central Bureau of Investigation, which was the prosecutor in the case at the trial court, has said that it would appeal the order given by Justice OP Saini last week.

December 26, 2017 5:41 am

CIRP were filed in the various benches of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), according to data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

December 26, 2017 10:35 am

After peaking in 2009 and remaining well above 40 per cent in the earlier years, banks’ NPA recovery rate has declined over the years to just 20.8% at the end of March.

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.

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.

Inflation rises to 15-month high
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