Performance of the banking system improved as NPA ratios declined and credit growth accelerated

Performance of the banking system improved as NPA ratios declined and credit growth accelerated

🕔13:13, 4.Jul 2019

The Economic Survey 2018-19 states that the monetary policy witnessed a U-turn over the last year. The benchmark policy rate was first hiked by 50 basis points (bps) and later reduced by 75 bps due to weaker than anticipated inflation,

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Over 9.5 crore toilets built across India since the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission

Over 9.5 crore toilets built across India since the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission

🕔13:11, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today.  The Economic Survey has outlined the progress made in the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) that was initiated in 2014 to achieve

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India’s foreign exchange reserves continue to be comfortable

India’s foreign exchange reserves continue to be comfortable

🕔13:09, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. On India’s External Sector, the Economic Survey states that it continues to be stable. Although the Current Account Deficit (CAD) increased

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India need to increase its per capita energy consumption at least 2.5 times to increase its Real Per Capita GDP by $5000 per capita to enter the Upper-middle Income Group

India need to increase its per capita energy consumption at least 2.5 times to increase its Real Per Capita GDP by $5000 per capita to enter the Upper-middle Income Group

🕔13:07, 4.Jul 2019

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. The Economic Survey says, “India, with a per-capita energy consumption of about one-third of the global average, will have to increase

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Dharmendra Pradhan holds telephonic discussion with Russia’s Minister of Energy Alexander Novak

Dharmendra Pradhan holds telephonic discussion with Russia’s Minister of Energy Alexander Novak

🕔12:57, 4.Jul 2019

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan last evening had a telephonic conversation with Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy, Russian Federation. Both the Ministers deliberated upon the way ahead to further strengthen India-Russia energy co-operation and

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Google makes shopping easy via Chrome browser

Google makes shopping easy via Chrome browser

🕔12:29, 4.Jul 2019

San Francisco, July 4 Google has made it easier to buy things online using its Chrome browser. Now, when you’re signed into Chrome on your laptop, you’ll be able to use payment methods previously saved to your Google Account to fill

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PM Kisan Scheme, Modi’s answer to revive rural economy

PM Kisan Scheme, Modi’s answer to revive rural economy

🕔12:28, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  Considering the need for a strong consumption stimulus, PM Kisan Scheme could well be at the centre of the grand scheme of things in the upcoming Budget. In the Interim Budget FY20, government announced PM Kisan

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Aadhaar Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha

Aadhaar Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha

🕔12:27, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4 Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will introduce the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha on Thursday to replace an ordinance issued in March this year. The Bill

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Meghalaya to pay Rs 100 cr for failing to curb illegal mining: SC

Meghalaya to pay Rs 100 cr for failing to curb illegal mining: SC

🕔07:05, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Meghalaya government to deposit Rs 100 crore as directed by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining, saying that natural resources should be conserved so that it

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IoT, AI to create 28 lakh jobs in rural India over decade: BIF

IoT, AI to create 28 lakh jobs in rural India over decade: BIF

🕔07:03, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) based applications will create over 28 lakh jobs in rural India over a period of 8 to 10 years with an annual value of Rs 60,000 crore, a

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Cabinet approves leasing out 3 airports under AAI

Cabinet approves leasing out 3 airports under AAI

🕔07:00, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal for leasing out the Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru airports of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode. The airports would be leased out

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CCEA approves increase in MSP for kharif crops

CCEA approves increase in MSP for kharif crops

🕔06:59, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  In a major step to boost farmers’ income by ensuring remunerative crop prices, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved an increase in the minimum support price (MSP) for kharif crops in the

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Gujarat to upscale renewable energy capacity to 30,000 MW

Gujarat to upscale renewable energy capacity to 30,000 MW

🕔06:57, 4.Jul 2019

Gandhinagar, July 4  The Gujarat government is planning to upgrade the state’s installed capacity in the renewable energy sector to an ambitious 30,000 megawatt (MW) by 2022 and announced a special subsidy scheme to encourage solar energy in a big

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Amit Shah arrives in Gujarat for two-day visit, opens several projects

Amit Shah arrives in Gujarat for two-day visit, opens several projects

🕔06:56, 4.Jul 2019

Ahmedabad, July 4 Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday arrived here on a two-day visit to Gujarat, his first after joining the Union Cabinet, as he inaugurated various projects. He landed at the Ahmedabad

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All Delhi Police buildings to soon have rooftop solar power plants

All Delhi Police buildings to soon have rooftop solar power plants

🕔06:55, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  The Delhi Police and the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) on Wednesday signed an MoU for setting up rooftop solar energy systems on police establishments in the capital. Terming the Delhi Police as always

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GAIL’s CMD flags off ‘Hawa Badle Hum’ campaign for creating awareness against Air Pollution

GAIL’s CMD flags off ‘Hawa Badle Hum’ campaign for creating awareness against Air Pollution

🕔20:13, 3.Jul 2019

New Delhi, 3rd July, 2019: ‘Hawa Badle Hum’ campaign was launched today by Shri B. C. Tripathi, CMD, GAIL (India) Ltd. from Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi. A squad of specially designed auto rickshaws fitted with live pollution meters will ply on

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World’s first HP Laser Tank printers in India to empower SMBs

World’s first HP Laser Tank printers in India to empower SMBs

🕔14:55, 3.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 3  To enable small and medium businesses (SMBs) save critical time and cost of business operation, PC and printer major HP Inc on Wednesday introduced world’s first and high-capacity “HP Neverstop Laser” printers in the Indian market.

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International Arbitration Centre Bill introduced in LS

International Arbitration Centre Bill introduced in LS

🕔14:12, 3.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 3  The government on Wednesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha for establishing a New Delhi Arbitration Centre to create an independent and autonomous regime for institutionalized arbitration. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the New

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UK FOR A GREENER FUTURE: LANDMARK GREEN FINANCE STRATEGY ANNOUNCED

UK FOR A GREENER FUTURE: LANDMARK GREEN FINANCE STRATEGY ANNOUNCED

🕔12:50, 3.Jul 2019

Further cementing the UK’s position as a global climate leader, the UK Government has announced its landmark Green Finance Strategy setting out plans to increase investment in sustainable projects and infrastructure. The Strategy will ensure financial risks and opportunities from

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David Lipton to serve as acting MD: IMF board

David Lipton to serve as acting MD: IMF board

🕔12:44, 3.Jul 2019

Washington, July 3  David Lipton, first Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will serve as acting MD following the nomination of Christine Lagarde to the presidency of the European Central Bank (ECB), the executive board of the

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