Wednesday, December 13 2017

August 7, 2017

Panel to hear on stakeholders of disinvestment of Air India

A panel of parliament will get togather to hear the views of various stakeholders on the disinvestment of national carrier Air India and Pawan Hans Limited.Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture will hear the views of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management on the issue. The 31-member panel

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August 7, 2017

India can impose anti-dumping duty on certain Chinese tyres

Anti dumping duty of up to 452.33 USD per tonne may imposed by India on a certain variety of Chinese pneumatic radial tyres to guard domestic players from cheap imports.Directorate General of Anti-dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) – has concluded in its final findings that domestic companies have suffered material injury because of the dumped

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August 5, 2017

India’s Forex reserves surge to record 392.867 bn USD

FOREX reserves of India have surged by 1,536 billion US Dollars to touch a fresh lifetime high of 392,867 billion dollars in the week ended 28th July 2017.As per RBI release said that foreign currency assets, a major part of the overall reserves rose by 1.609 billion dollars to 368.759 billion dollars. In the previous

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August 4, 2017

Swachh Bharat Mission offers great opportunities for “waste to wealth”

New Delhi-A 25 member delegation from the Young FICCI Ladies Organisation called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The delegation interacted with the Prime Minister on subjects such as women entrepreneurship, and women empowerment.The Prime Minister responded at length to various questions raised by the delegation members.He said Swachh Bharat Mission offers great opportunities for “waste to

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August 3, 2017

Proxy vote proposal for overseas Indians cleared by cabinet

Proxy voting to overseas Indians by amending electoral laws has been cleared by Union Cabinet.This was informed by a senior government functionary.For NRI’s, the Representation of the People Act needs to be amended to include proxy voting as other means to cast their votes. While NRIs and overseas Indians are free to cast their votes

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