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Voluntary blood donations back to pre-COVID levels: National Blood Transfusion Council

December 08, 2020 12:20 pm

The scare that was initially present in the minds of the staff at the blood center was removed through proper sanitisation measures, social distancing and methodical way of blood collection via prior appointments, said National Blood Transfusion Council director Dr Sunil Gupta

RBI likely to maintain 'accommodative' stance in ongoing policy review: Assocham

December 03, 2020 5:53 pm

It also said that the accommodative stance would reflect the RBI's commitment to keep the lending rates benign to support growth, hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Working to decriminalise offences under Companies Act: PM Narendra Modi

December 20, 2019 12:45 pm

Modi said many provisions of the Companies Act have been decriminalised and work is on to bring in more provisions.

Economy headed for destruction 5 years ago, NDA govt turned it around: PM Modi

December 20, 2019 2:18 pm

Asserting that the government has brought "discipline and positivity" in the economy, Modi said the country has strengthened itself in a major way and thus, we can strive and achieve targets such as the $5 trillion economy target

Don’t destroy my university

August 07, 2018 2:00 am

Ideological intolerance and a bureaucratic strait-jacket are damaging JNU. Don’t let a mediocre leadership denigrate one of our finest institutions.

RBI, Finance Ministry must step in to curb rupee depreciation: Assocham

July 01, 2018 10:22 am

According to the chamber, further depreciation in the value of the rupee coupled with rising crude oil prices could subject India to "imported inflation".

India's mobile manufacturing to touch Rs 1.32 lakh cr by end of 2018: Ravi Shankar Prasad

April 28, 2018 10:18 am

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Electronics and IT minister, has said at an Assocham event that India's mobile manufacturing industry will touch Rs 1.32 lakh crores by the end of 2018.

Industry cautions against lending freeze in wake of PNB fraud

February 25, 2018 2:40 pm

Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said while long term solutions like privatisation of banks can be sought, the need of the hour is to rally around honest bank officers and honest business entities which have built trust on each other.

Bring realty under GST with stamp duty, moderate rate, says Assocham

November 14, 2017 4:54 pm

There are reports that the realty sector may be brought under the GST without stamp duty and other levies like property tax. That will serve no purpose and instead would lead to more confusion, Assocham secretary general D S Rawat said.

Indian companies need to invest significantly to prevent cyber attacks: Study

September 25, 2017 8:38 pm

As the country moves towards a cashless economy, companies operating in the financial services domain will have to develop preventive control mechanisms and significantly invest in reactive capabilities to keep cyber attackers at bay, a study has suggested.