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Govt doubles import duty on 328 textile items

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The government on Tuesday doubled import duty on as many as 328 textile products to 20 per cent to provide a boost to manufacturing of these items in the country. A notification to this effect was tabled by Minister of State for Finance Pon Radhakrishnan in the Lok Sabha. The notification said...

Civil Aviation Min mulls Rs 11k cr bailout for AI

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

The Civil Aviation Ministry is in discussions with the Finance Ministry for a Rs 11,000 crore bailout package for ailing Air India, sources said. The discussions come against the backdrop of a failed effort to privatise the loss-making airline, which continues to grapple with financial woes. Sources in the know said that...

Sensex ends flat, Nifty below 11,400 points

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Market benchmark BSE Sensex retreated from record levels to end almost flat at 37,665.80 points on Tuesday due to profit booking in banking and energy stocks after a recent rally. The broader NSE Nifty, however, extended its record run for a third straight session and closed at a fresh record high...

Jaitley to resume office in 3rd week of Aug

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who had undergone a kidney transplant surgery on May 14, is likely to resume office of Finance Minister in the third week of August, sources said. Jaitley, according to sources, is recovering well and will be able to assume the responsibilities of the Finance Ministry. He has been...

Employment slips just 1% aided by low hiring growth

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

There has been a marginal decline of 1 per cent in employment growth at 6.6 per cent mainly due to a larger number of companies having witnessed lower or negative hiring growth, according to a report. The employment growth in 2016-17, was at 7.7 per cent, Care Ratings said in a...

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Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PNS

Lalit Kala Akademi celebrates 64th Foundation Day The National Academy of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, established in 1954 and inaugurated by the then Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, celebrated its 64th Foundation Day on Monday. The LKA Chairman Uttam Pacharne welcomed Culture Minister, Mahesh Sharma; eminent artist Padmabhushan Ram V...

Govt doubles import duty on 328 textile items to 20 pc

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Government on Tuesday doubled import duty on as many as 328 textile products to 20 per cent to provide a boost to manufacturing of these items in the country. A notification to this effect was tabled by Minister of State for Finance Pon Radhakrishnan in the Lok Sabha. The notification said...

Indra Nooyi steps down as Pepsico CEO

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018 | PTI | New York

Indra Nooyi, Pepsico’s Indian-origin CEO, will step down after 12 years leading the US food and beverage giant, the company announced on Monday. Nooyi, 62, will step down on October 3 after 24 years with the company. She will remain as chairman until early 2019. President Ramon Laguarta was elected by the...

Sensex hits record high, Nifty breaches 11K mark

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Extending Friday’s rally, the benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 200 points to record a new high of 37,790.72 in early trade, and NSE Nifty breached the 11,400 mark today on widespread buying by consumer durables, PSU and banking counters amid firm Asian cues. The Sensex spurted by 234.56 points, or 0.62...

Govt: Have sent representations against Flipkart-Walmart deal

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

The Government on Monday said it has received representations from trade bodies alleging irregularities in various aspects of the proposed acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart and that have been sent to concerned agencies for necessary action. “Yes,” Minister of State for Commerce and Industry CR Chaudhary said on a question whether...


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12 Aug 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who is facing wrath from the farmers in the State, in an appealing gesture planted paddy saplings in solidarity on Saturday. He chose Aralukuppe village in Mandya district the heart land of vokkaliga politics sowed paddy saplings in a muddied agriculture field amidst a large gathering...

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Cooperation of all necessary to achieve target: Ramsheela Sahu

15 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

State of Chhattisgarh is moving faster from malnutrition to normal. But on the path, to achieve the target cooperation of all is required, said women and child development minister Ramsheela Sahu...

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