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Monetary expansion or printing of money: Uday Kotak on ways to revive COVID-19-hit economy

Mumbai/New Delhi/IBNS:Kotak Mahindra Bank CEO, Uday Kotak, has proposed a few ways to the central government to carve a path out of the economic downslide caused by COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.

PM Modi to inaugurate key infrastructure projects in West Bengal on Feb 7

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate key infrastructure projects in the oil and gas sector and road sector in West Bengal in a public function to be held in Haldia on Feb 7.

Indian Cabinet approves auction of spectrum

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved a proposal of the Department of Telecommunications to conduct spectrum auction through which spectrum will be assigned to the successful bidders for providing commercial mobile services.

PM Narendra Modi pitches India as investment destination for urbanisation, mobility

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched India as the most attractive investment destination for those looking to invest in urbanisation, mobility, innovation and sustainable solutions.

Cabinet approves productivity linked bonus and non-productivity linked bonus for 2019-2020

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to pay Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB)for the year 2019-2020 to 16.97 lakh non-gazetted employees of commercial establishments like Railways, Posts, Defence, EPFO,ESIC,etc.will be benefitted and the financial implication would be Rs.2,791 crore.

India set to trail behind Bangladesh in per capita GDP: IMF

New Delhi/IBNS: In a shocker for India, the financial condition of which has taken a beating due to Coronavirus pandemic, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecasted that the per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the Asian giant could trail behind its neighbour Bangladesh this year.

Modi government announces measures to stimulate consumer spending

New Delhi/UNI: The Narendra Modi government on Monday announced proposals to stimulate demand by front-loading or advancing some of the expenditure with some offsetting changes and the other directly linked to an increase in the GDP.

Jammu and Kashmir: Apple farmers express happiness over new farm laws

Srinagar: Kashmiri apple farmers are happy with the new farm laws passed by the Indian government last month.

BIS certification becomes mandatory for Indian toy industry, stakeholders want more time

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian toy industry, through their apex body, All India Toys Federation (AITF) have requested the Union government to reconsider the time frame for the mandatory certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which goes into force from September 1, 2020.

Honouring the honest tax payers: PM Modi unveils new tax reforms today

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled new tax reforms which he said will "honour the honest tax payers" who, according to him, "plays a massive role in the growth of the nation".

Google to invest Rs 75,000 cr more to fast pace India's digital economy

New Delhi/IBNS: Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai has said the company would invest an additional Rs 75,000 crore to accelerate the pace of India's digital economy and added that the company is "proud to support" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision.

Cabinet approves the proposal to extend the EPF contribution 24% for another three months from June to August

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval for extending the contribution both 12% employees' share and 12% employers' share under Employees Provident Fund, totaling 24% for another 3 months from June to August, 2020, as part of the package announced by the Government under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)/ Aatmanirbhar Bharat in the light of COVID-19, a Pandemic.

India's economy ready to bounce back: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI: Exuding confidence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India's economy was ready to bounce back and there could not be a better time to make a new beginning.

Cabinet approves amendment to Essential Commodities Act in interest of farmers

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the farmer friendly amendment in the Essential Commodities Act.

Industry should take advantage of global trust developed in India: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the world is looking for a trusted, reliable partner and in India, there is potential, strength, ability, so the industry should take full advantage of the trust that has developed towards India.