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PM-KISAN to provide multiple benefits to farmers: CEA

NEW DELHI: Farm income support scheme PM-KISAN will provide multiple benefits to farmers, including improving their credit worthiness, said India’s Chief Economic Adviser K...

Jaitley to address RBI board today

NEW DELHI: Indian finance minister, Arun Jaitley is scheduled to address the customary post-budget meeting of the central board of the Reserve Bank on...

Set up core ‘sandbox committee’ to promote digital innovations: Irdai panel

NEW DELHI: An expert panel has suggested to insurance regulator IRDAI to set up a core ‘Sandbox Committee’ to promote digital innovation in the...

India’s oil imports from Iran plunged 45% in Jan

NEW DELHI: India’s oil imports from Iran fell by 45 per cent in January to 270,500 barrels per day oil (bpd), ship tracking data...

With 25,000 promised jobs, Amazon’s exit from NYC may scare off tech firms

NEW YORK: Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine’s Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from...

Grameen Bank organises 3 dFLAPS in unbanked villages of Kathua, Jammu districts

JAMMU: Financial Inclusion & Insurance Department (FIID) under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural in collaboration with NABARD on Friday organised three digital-financial literacy...

India introduces electronic tracking system to facilitate Nepal-bound cargos

KATHMANDU: India has introduced a new trans-shipment procedure using an electronic tracking system to facilitate the transport of Nepal-bound transit cargos from Kolkata, a...

Two US executives charged for alleged USD 2 million bribe to Tamil officials

WASHINGTON: Major American IT player Cognizant will pay USD 25 million to the US Security and Exchange Commission to settle its India bribery charges,...

Sustainable policies needed to solve agrarian crisis: teenage author

NEW DELHI: After reading theoretical ecologist Robert Ulanowicz and distilling his message to relate it to the agrarian crisis in India, young author Yaashree...

Linking Aadhaar-PAN is mandatory for tax filers; to be completed by March 31: CBDT

NEW DELHI: The CBDT has stressed that Aadhaar-PAN linking is ‘mandatory’ for those filing an Income Tax Return (ITR) and this procedure has to...

Pramod Chandra Mody takes over as new CBDT chairman

NEW DELHI: IRS officer Pramod Chandra Mody on Friday took over as the new chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the...

Indian cos raise Rs 4.57 lakh cr via debt private placement in Apr-Jan FY19

NEW DELHI: Indian companies raised Rs 4.57 lakh crore through private placement of corporate bonds during the first 10 months of the current fiscal...

Diligent Media Corp sells land for Rs 57 cr

NEW DELHI: Diligent Media Corporation, part of the troubled Essel Group and publisher of DNA newspaper, has sold leased land adjacent to its printing...

Ex Coca-Cola engineer stole secrets worth $120 million for Chinese firm: US

WASHINGTON: A former senior engineer at Coca-Cola was indicted Thursday in Tennessee for stealing trade secrets worth an estimated $120 million to give to...

GeM and GS1 India Sign MoU to Empower Buyers to Make Informed Choice

NEW DELHI: GS1 India, a standards organisation set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GoI, on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

GoI mulling interoperability for public Wi-Fi network: Telecom Secy

NEW DELHI: The government of India (GoI) is considering a proposal to enable interoperability for public Wi-Fi network, which will translate into a seamless...

Portal launched for real-time info on available depth on national waterways

NEW DELHI: The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) Friday launched a new portal — LADIS — that would ensure real-time information on available...

Minda Industries’ board approves merger with Harita Seating Systems

NEW DELHI: Auto component maker Minda Industries, the flagship company of Uno Minda, on Friday said its board has approved merger of Harita Seating...

Employment of Indian seafarers grows by 35pc in 2018: GoI

NEW DELHI: The number of Indian seafarers employed on Indian or foreign flag vessels increased by 35 per cent in 2018 on the back...

Govt to incentivise industrial employment generation; rationalise services sector incentives

Navin Choudhary reviews performance of industry, allied departments JAMMU: To boost economic growth, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday decided to incentivise local employment...

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