Addressing a gathering at Charoda in Durg district of the state, he said use of alternative fuels will cut down our dependence on petrol and diesel.
India and the United States last week held their maiden 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi. Primarily being a strategic dialogue, trade related issues were also discussed, according to the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Alice Well.
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The RBI has been selling dollars to arrest declining rupee, which led to decline in forex reserves from $426 billion in April to $400.10 billion at the end of August.
The current account deficit as a percentage of gross domestic product improved year on year, but deteriorated on a sequential basis.
Shortfalls in GST collection and divestments, coupled with state finances being under strain will take the consolidated fiscal deficit to 6.5 percent in FY19, against the government's budget estimate of 5.9 percent, UBS said.
Consumer durables industry saw a jump in hiring, a reflection of the upcoming festive season sales
The insurance officials not only have experience dealing with a large asset base, they also have dealt with delinquencies in the sector
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced the reduction in Value Added Tax in the state assembly. He said the state government was currently levying Rs 4 per litre VAT on petrol and diesel.
The global financial services major expects real GDP growth to slow to 7-7.3 per cent in the second half of this fiscal from 8.2 percent in June 2018 quarter.
As per the ADB's report on 'Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2018', the Asia and Pacific region accounts for more than two-fifths of the share of global GDP in PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) terms.
Decision on these proposals would be taken by the Board of Approval (BoA) for Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in its meeting on September 12. BoA is headed by the commerce secretary.
The signing of contracts with the winners of Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) round-1 was initially scheduled for September 6 but it was postponed. The event is now scheduled for September 24, sources said.
Meanwhile, India's steel sector consolidation will drive improvement in the industry's capacity utilisation levels and mute the pressure on profitability, Moody's said.
CPSE ETF, which functions like a mutual fund scheme, comprises scrips of 10 bluechip PSUs namely ONGC, Coal India, IOC, Oil India, PFC, Bharat Electronics, REC, GAIL, EIL and Container Corporation of India.
The official, however, did not spell out specific measures that are being considered.
In comparison, such funds saw inflows to the tune of Rs 9,810 crore in August last year, according to the latest update with Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi).
The rupee has fallen by nearly 15 percent against the dollar this year, and touched a new record low of 72.66 on Monday.
"It has been our stand that petrol and diesel should be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST). However, it may not be feasible at this point of time", ASSOCHAM secretary general, Uday Kumar Varma, said.
The producer price index (PPI), a gauge of industrial profitability, rose 4.1 percent in August from a year earlier, compared with a 4.6 percent increase in July, according to data released by the National Statistics Bureau on Monday.
The poll of nearly 40 economists conducted from Sept. 4-7 predicted retail inflation eased to 3.86 percent from July's 4.17 percent, below the RBI's 4 percent target for the first time this year.
The economy's improved performance should be a relief for policymakers worried about fallout from a trade war between the United States and China, which could derail global growth and in turn damage Japan's export-reliant economy.
The bifurcation has been recommended to avoid conflict of interest, since EPFO is both a regulator and a service provider
In its anti-dumping investigations, DGTR has stated that dumped imports of 'straight length bars and rods of alloy steel' from China have increased in absolute terms during the period of probe
Petrol price touched an all-time high rate of Rs 87.89 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 80.50 per litre in Delhi on September 9