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Archive for January, 2019

FDI in e-commerce: Firms oppose extension of Feb 1 deadline

Thursday, January 31, 2019 22:30

FDI in e-commerce: Firms oppose extension of Feb 1 deadline

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Alok Verma defies govt order, may lose pension

Thursday, January 31, 2019 20:27

The DG, fire services, posting was given to him in the wake of his removal as head of CBI on January 10. Verma declined to take up his posting, arguing he had actually superannuated in 2017 and was in service only because of the two-year tenure given to the CBI ...

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Year of DeMo was best for govt shows GDP data

Thursday, January 31, 2019 20:06

The numbers for 2016-17 surprised economists as there was widespread belief that demonetisation slowed down the economy. With quarterly estimates for the year unavailable, analysts were unable to get a fix on the numbers.

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Number of women voters is surging across India

Thursday, January 31, 2019 19:52

In Tamil Nadu of its 5.91 crore voters, as per the final revised rolls released on Thursday, 2.98 crore are women and 2.92 crore are men. The number of women voters in the state has increased by 11% against a rise of 8.5% for men in the last five years.

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Government disputes report pegging jobless rate at 45-year high

Thursday, January 31, 2019 19:33

It is a draft report and the data being cited has not yet been finalised or approved by the government. So, using this data is not right,” Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar said adding the government would release the final report in March.

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Big sports events today

Thursday, January 31, 2019 19:00

Here are the big sports events lined up for Friday (February 1) that comprise the Davis Cup qualifier between India and Italy while Japan will take on Qatar in AFC Asian Cup final.

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IAF even don’t have enough trainer jets now

Thursday, January 31, 2019 18:00

NEW DELHI: The air force is heading into what could be a training crisis with all its plans to acquire new trainer aircraft hitting a roadblock and two indigenous programmes to develop basic and intermediate training planes missing critical internal deadlines.The air force has painted a grim picture for its ...

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Bidvest plans to Exit Mumbai International Airport

Thursday, January 31, 2019 17:57

NEW DELHI: Bidvest Service, a Mauritius-based services, trading and distribution group, is set to exit Mumbai International Airport Ltd. (MIAL), the consortium that runs India's second-busiest airport, having found a buyer for its 13.5% stake.Bidvest's holdings have been valued at Rs 1,248.75 crore, or Rs 77 per share, according to ...

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Here’s the budget that India needs

Thursday, January 31, 2019 17:49

By Ajay ChhibberAs you read this, hopefully before Piyush Goyal presents the interim Budget in Parliament today, the hand-wringing over another Budget — the last one of this government before the Lok Sabha election — continues. Will GoI meet its fiscal target after goods and services tax (GST) and disinvestment ...

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ISL: Delhi Dynamos beat Kerala Blasters 2-0

Thursday, January 31, 2019 17:05

Delhi Dynamos beat Kerala Blasters 2-0 in a match between Indian Super League laggard teams at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Thursday.

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