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  • Basu hails GST, says any price rise to be short-term

    Basu hails GST, says any price rise to be short-term  

    Hailing the passage of the GST Bill, World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu today said any immediate "price jerk or inflation" would be a one-time affair, but the tax reform's long-term growth benefit will be immense.

    05 Aug 2016, 9.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • NITI Aayog to unveil National Energy Policy in 3 months

    NITI Aayog to unveil National Energy Policy in 3 months  

    NITI Aayog is likely to unveil the new National Energy Policy in the next three months with a focus on air quality issue, renewable energy, natural gas, universal electrification and clean cooking fuel.

    05 Aug 2016, 9.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • PFRDA seeks support of state govts for wider reach of APY

    PFRDA seeks support of state govts for wider reach of APY  

    Pension fund regulator PFRDA has requested all the state governments to consider registering unorganised workers under Atal Pension Yojana (APY).

    05 Aug 2016, 9.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Maharashtra govt to reconsider `no helmet, no fuel` decision

    Maharashtra govt to reconsider 'no helmet, no fuel' decision  

    The Maharashtra government has decided to reconsider the 'no helmet, no fuel' rule, Transport minister Diwakar Raote informed the state Assembly today.

    05 Aug 2016, 6.46 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Uttarakhand tops in industry, service sectors growth: Assocham

    Uttarakhand tops in industry, service sectors growth: Assocham  

    The study which covers a period of ten years from 2004-05 to 2014-15 said Uttarakhand has emerged at the top by clocking the highest compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.5 percent and 12.3 percent in industry and services se...

    05 Aug 2016, 3.58 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • At least 12 killed in Assam terror attack, gun battle underway

    At least 12 killed in Assam terror attack, gun battle underway  

    Sources said the gunfight started at 11.30 am at the busy Balazan market when security forces were conducting massive anti-militant operation in the area.

    05 Aug 2016, 3.04 pm  |  Source: NEWS18.com

  • Heavy rains disrupt normal life, suburban services in Mumbai

    Heavy rains disrupt normal life, suburban services in Mumbai   

    A high tide is forecast later in the day and heavy to very heavy rains are likely to lash Konkan and Central Maharashtra regions in the next 24 to 48 hours.

    05 Aug 2016, 2.28 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Chandrababu Naidu meets PM, raises issue of special status to AP

    Chandrababu Naidu meets PM, raises issue of special status to AP  

    Sources said Naidu told the Prime Minister that a special status was assured to Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation by his predecessor Manmohan Singh and also by the TDP and the BJP during the polls and the promise must be delive...

    05 Aug 2016, 1.48 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Himalayan railway connecting Tibet with India feasible: China

    Himalayan railway connecting Tibet with India feasible: China  

    "The construction of a railway crossing the Himalayan mountains is now economically and technologically feasible," Zong Gang, Deputy Director of the Science and Technology Department at Beijing University of Technology, told a for...

    05 Aug 2016, 11.46 am  |  Source: PTI

  • There should be no glorification of terrorists: Rajnath

    There should be no glorification of terrorists: Rajnath  

    In a terse message to Pakistan, India today said there should be no glorification of terrorists as martyrs and also called for "strongest action" against nations supporting terrorism.

    04 Aug 2016, 10.10 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • India dismisses reports of blackout of Rajnath`s speech

    India dismisses reports of blackout of Rajnath's speech  

    India today described the reports of a 'blackout' of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement during the SAARC ministerial meeting as "misleading".

    04 Aug 2016, 10.10 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Trade body bats for exemption on export products under GST

    Trade body bats for exemption on export products under GST  

    Exporters body FIEO today said under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, exemption on final export products should continue to promote overseas shipments.

    04 Aug 2016, 9.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • `Travel may be costlier in short-term due to GST`

    'Travel may be costlier in short-term due to GST'  

    Consumers may have to pay more for travel and holidays in the short-term when GST is implemented, but in the long-run they will benefit following removal of duplication of tax incidences on hotels and airlines, according to trave...

    04 Aug 2016, 9.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • NASSCOM flags complex billing, invoicing issues in GST regime

    NASSCOM flags complex billing, invoicing issues in GST regime  

    The GST regime slated to be rolled out from April 1, 2017, should ensure that issues like complex billing and invoicing requirements and reverse charge on import of services do not impact the export competitiveness of the USD 110 ...

    04 Aug 2016, 9.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • PM to connect with citizens via 1st townhall meet on August 6

    PM to connect with citizens via 1st townhall meet on August 6  

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reach out to citizens through his first-ever 'townhall' style event on August 6.

    04 Aug 2016, 9.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Millions trying `digital detox` away from internet: UK study

    Millions trying 'digital detox' away from internet: UK study  

    Millions of people have tried to switch off from the internet in what has been termed as "digital detox" after feeling overloaded by the web, a new UK study said today.

    04 Aug 2016, 9.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Pre-monsoon data shows water level dipped in 65% wells: Govt

    Pre-monsoon data shows water level dipped in 65% wells: Govt  

    Balyan said that according to the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, the country witnessed a shortage of drinking water due to "less rainfall" in many parts over the last two years that led to a drop in the groundwater tab...

    04 Aug 2016, 7.20 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Rs 6.4 cr spent on event management during PM`s visits abroad

    Rs 6.4 cr spent on event management during PM's visits abroad  

    Over 70 per cent of the nearly Rs 9 crore spent by Indian diplomatic missions for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public and community programmes have been spent on event management during his visits to 51 countries since he assume...

    04 Aug 2016, 5.56 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Russia`s Mechel ups sales to China, starts supplies to India

    Russia's Mechel ups sales to China, starts supplies to India  

    China's demand for coal rose in the second quarter as local production fell, Mechel Chief Executive Oleg Korzhov said in a statement on the April-June production results.

    04 Aug 2016, 2.37 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • India ranked down at 100 in Human Capital Index, finds BofAML

    India ranked down at 100 in Human Capital Index, finds BofAML  

    India ranks 100th of 124 countries covered by World Economic Forum. The report brings out severe weaknesses in the country’s Human Capital, which includes creation, enhancement and maintenance of skills and physical well-being.

    04 Aug 2016, 1.35 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Subramanian Swamy remains silent on GST,cites `loyalty to party`

    Subramanian Swamy remains silent on GST,cites 'loyalty to party'  

    When one of his twitter followers asked why he has not aired his views on GST and its impact on the economy, Swamy replied, "I am silent because there is conflict between my scholarly commitment to economics and my loyalty to the ...

    04 Aug 2016, 11.30 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Andhra CM to meet PM Modi to resolve `Special Status` row

    Andhra CM to meet PM Modi to resolve 'Special Status' row  

    TDP MPs are protesting to press their demand, while the main opposition in the state – YSR Congress Party - had recently called for a statewide shutdown.

    04 Aug 2016, 11.12 am  |  Source: NEWS18.com

  • WEF India Economic Summit in Delhi on October 6-7

    WEF India Economic Summit in Delhi on October 6-7  

    "This year's summit comes at an important juncture as India is the fastest-growing G20 economy just as the world is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution," said Viraj Mehta, Head of India and South Asia at the World Economic F...

    04 Aug 2016, 9.32 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Hopeful of GST implementation by April: CEA

    Hopeful of GST implementation by April: CEA   

    While Parliament unanimously voted for the passage of GST Bill on Wednesday, going ahead states will have to their own analysis on the tax rate, says Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.

    04 Aug 2016, 12.05 am  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Identifying gaps in Aadhaar enrolment: UIDAI CEO

    Identifying gaps in Aadhaar enrolment: UIDAI CEO  

    Targeting to cover the entire population by March, UIDAI said the focus is on identifying "gaps" in Aadhaar enrolment, especially in the case of children and senior citizens.

    03 Aug 2016, 9.58 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Deadline for crop insurance proposal extended till Aug 10

    Deadline for crop insurance proposal extended till Aug 10  

    The Centre today extended deadline for submitting crop insurance proposals under the PMFBY and weather-based crop insurance scheme (WBCIS) in the ongoing kharif season till August 10.

    03 Aug 2016, 9.58 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Cabinet gives nod to new Motor Bill, steep penalties proposed

    Cabinet gives nod to new Motor Bill, steep penalties proposed  

    Government today approved the much-awaited Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016 that proposes hefty penalties for violation of traffic norms including up to Rs 10,000 fine for drunken driving and Rs 2 lakh compensation for hit-and-...

    03 Aug 2016, 9.58 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • NAREDCO to construct five lakh affordable houses in 5 years

    NAREDCO to construct five lakh affordable houses in 5 years  

    Real estate body NAREDCO today said it will construct five lakh affordable houses in Karnataka in next five years under the central government's 'Housing For All' scheme for providing six crore houses by 2022.

    03 Aug 2016, 9.58 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • GST at 18% is too low, not revenue neutral: Kerala FinMin

    GST at 18% is too low, not revenue neutral: Kerala FinMin   

    Kerala's Finance Minister Thomas Isaac said that even if the tax imposed is 20-24 percent, there will be a significant reduction in the burden of tax. Capping the tax at 18 percent is too low and it isn't revenue neutral, he added...

    03 Aug 2016, 8.32 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Need to ensure all states develop in a uniform manner: Infosys

    Need to ensure all states develop in a uniform manner: Infosys   

    The larger issue on GST according to R Seshasayee, Chairman of Infosys Board is how the country manages development of states in a manner that some states aren't left behind as laggards.

    03 Aug 2016, 8.25 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

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