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  Business   Economy  06 Aug 2017

Business, Economy, 06 Aug 2017

Govt nods Rs 437-crore electronics cluster project in Telangana

Under EMC, central government provides assistance of up to 50 per cent of project with some conditions.

06 Aug 2017 6:45 PM

Difference between values of rupee hurting exporters: ASSOCHAM

The external value of the Indian rupee has been superseding its internal strength despite lower inflation.

06 Aug 2017 5:50 PM

India's data security laws strong for banking info exchange: Swiss govt

The information exchange implementation is currently planned for 2018 and the first set of data should be exchanged in 2019.

06 Aug 2017 5:35 PM

FPIs pump in Rs 5,000-crore in debt markets aided by a stable rupee

However, in view of higher stock valuations amid surging markets, FPIs pulled out more than Rs 1,500 crore from equities.

06 Aug 2017 4:40 PM

Gadkari calls Chabahar Port a 'gateway' of 'golden opportunities' for India

Gadkari said Chabahar will not only boost ties between Iran and India but will link India to Afghanistan and then Russia.

06 Aug 2017 3:59 PM


India to produce record level kharif crop in 2017-18

Agriculture Secretary Shobhana K Pattanayak said the overall acreage for all pulses is higher, except tur. 

06 Aug 2017 3:38 PM

Trai calls internet speed testing apps to 'understand' methodology

The exercise is expected to culminate into a 'paper' that will be placed in the public domain in the coming months. 

06 Aug 2017 2:48 PM

Flexi fares to continue as they earn Railways additional Rs 540 crore

The scheme, launched on September 9, 2016, is applicable in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains.

06 Aug 2017 2:13 PM

Govt staff to get PPO on last day, don't need to visit banks to start pension

It has happened earlier that pensioner's copy of PPO has not been handed over to him, often getting lost during transit to banks.

06 Aug 2017 1:23 PM

Govt monitoring price changes post GST, 'nothing untoward' noticed

GST unified 17 different levies including central excise, service tax and VAT and there were apprehensions of initial hiccups. 

06 Aug 2017 1:02 PM


Dialysis, cancer treatment services, pacemakers to cost more under GST

The Ministry of Health has also appointed a nodal officer for the GST and is working to disseminate information to all stakeholders.

06 Aug 2017 12:13 PM