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February 24, 2018 2:29 am

Representing India at the inauguration of the TAPI pipeline in Afghanistan, Akbar said, “Any good idea can become vulnerable to bad intentions. Alas, a great concept only invites greater challenges. Large investments demand care and caution. Safety of the transnational pipeline and assured supply of gas is vital. "

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February 24, 2018 2:03 am

The committee must submit its report from three months of its constitution which can then be acted upon by the government, the court ordered

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February 23, 2018 6:37 pm

Headed by former RBI Governor Y V Reddy, the 14th Finance Commission had recommended a record increase in the states' share in the Union taxes.

February 23, 2018 2:01 am

Under Sebi norms, every listed firm will need to maintain a public shareholding of at least 25 per cent.

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February 23, 2018 10:42 am

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha rules out any merger plan between BSNL and MTNL.

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February 22, 2018 1:28 am

McKinney pointed out that tariffs are not a good thing if India wanted to get into free trade and if it wanted highest quality and at lowest cost.

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February 21, 2018 5:12 pm

Trump Jr partners in India are playing up the Trump brand. In the days leading up to his visit, one of its development partners in Gurgaon launched an advertising campaign on the front page of India's most widely circulated newspapers to lure buyers.

February 21, 2018 3:43 pm

The government expects to raise Rs 80,000 crore from PSU disinvestment in the next fiscal, lower than Rs 1 lakh crore raised this financial year.

February 21, 2018 5:33 am

It comes at a time when 46 major thermal stations are facing “critical” stocks of less than seven days, as per official data for February 19.

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February 21, 2018 7:18 am

Contribution of routes that have Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport as either origin or destination in top 17 sectors fell to 51 per cent in 2017 from 61 per cent in 2007.

Labour reforms: Maharashtra plans to tweak proposal to ease factory closure norms
February 21, 2018 2:24 am

The 47th session of ILC was scheduled to be held after a gap of three years.

February 21, 2018 2:13 am

The memorandum observed that drugs off price control comprise as much as a quarter of bills which it inferred is a clear indication that doctors and hospitals prefer these drugs to claim higher margins.

February 21, 2018 2:08 am

In its outlook for the forthcoming fiscal, the industry body said that the sector continued to face various headwinds like increased protectionism, tax impact issues in US and sluggishness in technology spending.

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February 21, 2018 2:00 am

The tunnel will reduce the travel distance from Dharasu to Yamunotri by about 20 km and travel time by about an hour.

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February 21, 2018 1:54 am

The projects are likely to be completed by 2022-23 and will cover the districts of Jhansi, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakut Dham in Uttar Pradesh and Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh.

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February 21, 2018 1:49 am

The Urban Development ministry has so far sanctioned 39.4 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).

EPFO likely to announce 8.65 per cent interest on EPF for 2017-18
February 20, 2018 9:00 pm

According the latest evaluation of the EPFO's investments in ETFs, it has earned a return of 16 per cent. However, this return is notional because it could not be realised unless the EPFO liquidates these ETF investments.

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February 20, 2018 4:31 pm

One of the amendments is use of the words "Fraternity Fund" for chit business in the Act to signify its inherent nature, and distinguish its working from 'Prize Chits' which are banned under a separate legislation.

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February 20, 2018 1:52 am

“Digital India is a journey bringing about digital inclusion for digital empowerment aided by digital infrastructure for digital delivery of services,” says PM Modi.

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February 17, 2018 3:42 am

The affordable housing segment is clearly on an uptrend. Growth in supply has been estimated to be 15 per cent in terms of launches in the last three months, as compared with the previous quarter.

The European drug regulator, which was established in 1995, is going to shift its headquarters from London to Amsterdam due to Britain’s exit from EU.
February 17, 2018 3:10 am

Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) is a big loss for the latter’s pharmaceutical regulatory structure and member-countries have been asked to step up their competence and expertise to cope with Britain’s departur

February 17, 2018 3:02 am

On Monday, the price regulator refused to provide separate sub-category and higher ceiling price for latest-generation biodegradable stents, as requested by multinational medical device companies.

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February 16, 2018 2:33 am

AERA has objected to imposing UDF on travellers prior to the construction of the metro. A new way will have to be found to finance the BIAL component in the project, say sources.

February 15, 2018 3:18 am

While the technology is a proven concept in the West specially the US and Canada, ONGC’s project would be the first large scale CO2-injected project in Asia.

Govt’s Chief Economic Advisor calls for better RBI regulation
February 15, 2018 3:00 am

“Government has tried to provide essential private goods and services by reducing the subsidies and by providing the essential goods and services ... that is the first step to convert fiscal provision into something meaningful", said Arvind Subramanian.

What changed after 2G allegations: Govt moved to auction of airwaves, operators faced high cost
February 15, 2018 2:45 am

Plenty of resources’ to fund National Health Protection Scheme: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar.

February 14, 2018 4:33 am

On January 22, 2018, another meeting, on the same topic was chaired by Singh, wherein he “indicated” in his opening remarks that the coal supply situation “is still critical” as there are “10 power stations with zero coal stock and around 45 power stations with coal stock for 1-6 days”.

February 14, 2018 4:39 am

Paris agreement commitments by India, shrinkage in global coal consumption, tepid response to recent tranches of coal block auctions and emergence of renewable energy, have 'intensified' doubts on the future of coal, says a CIL study.

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February 14, 2018 4:02 am

Delhi airport operator GMR and InterGlobe-promoted IndiGo have been at loggerheads for nearly a year now over the former’s proposal to move part of the airline’s operations out of the existing terminal.

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February 14, 2018 2:01 am

The Economic Survey for 2017-18 had highlighted the fact that tax departments have gone in for contesting against several tax disputes but also with a low success rate which is below 30 per cent for both direct and indirect taxes.

February 13, 2018 1:18 am

Under the initiative, theoretical training in Industrial Training Institutes will be combined with practical training in the industry to increase the employability of ITI trainees.

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February 11, 2018 4:40 pm

According to the survey by property portal 99acres.com, most of the metros saw average property prices either dipping or remaining flat, while overall sales improved in a few markets.

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February 10, 2018 12:47 pm

The court showdown captivated Silicon Valley during a year in which Uber weathered multiple scandals that drove co-founder Travis Kalanick out of his job as chief executive officer.

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February 9, 2018 6:02 pm

The department, in public advertisements issued in leading dailies, said it was the final call for filing of belated or revised ITRs for assessment years 2016-17 and 2017 -18.

February 9, 2018 5:10 pm

The first phase of the project could attract an investment of about Rs 300 crore, covering a 10-acre area, which will be completed by end of 2019.

February 9, 2018 1:52 am

“Women entrepreneurs represent a tremendous, largely untapped pool of talent for economic growth and prosperity. However, they often face barriers to building businesses that their male counterparts simply do not encounter," Juster said.