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Budget 2021: How Nirmala Sitharaman can put India back on the growth track

Enthusiasm about Budget 2021 has been muted. Finding a balance between prioritising lives vs livelihoods, fiscal prudence vs budget largesse should be priority. But will Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s third budget have something for everyone as indications suggest? Today, almost … Continue reading

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Cabinet likely to clear 7 mega textile parks within 2 weeks

The proposed scheme to setup seven mega investment textile parks (MITRA) is likely to get Cabinet approval in the next fortnight, a senior official said. The textiles ministry has proposed to set up these parks on over 1,000 acres in … Continue reading

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Government raises customs duty on certain auto parts to support local manufacturing

NEW DELHI: With an eye on supporting domestic manufacturers, the government on Monday proposed an increase in customs duty on certain imported components used in automobiles. In the Budget 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed increase in customs duty of … Continue reading

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More Jobs for senior professionals in January 2017 – TimesJobs Reports

Senior professionals saw increased demand in January 2017, even as the overall hiring momentum slowed down by 4% in January 2017. Professionals with over 20 years of experience have been witnessing remarkable growth of about 10% since November 2016 reports … Continue reading

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Rajasthan government to bring Universal Health Care scheme worth Rs 3,500 crore: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government on Wednesday presented the Budget for 2021-22 and said it will bring a Universal Health Care scheme worth Rs 3,500 crore. He said that from next year, universal health coverage will be implemented … Continue reading

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Coal India invites bids for Rs 1,176 crore heavy earth moving equipment

Kolkata: Coal India has invited bids for supply, installation and commissioning of six electrical walking dragline along with spares and consumables with one-year warranty and additional spares & consumables for 10 years valued at Rs 1,176 crore. Draglines are large … Continue reading

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Union Budget must include reforms to revive aluminium Industry: Aluminium Association of India

Mumbai: Aluminium Association of India (AAI), the industry body representing aluminium manufacturers, has written to the ministry of finance urging the government to increase the basic custom duty on primary aluminium and aluminium scrap to 10% and to eliminate the … Continue reading

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Govt mulls launching PLI scheme for chemical sector

The government is considering launching a production linked incentive (PLI) scheme in the chemical sector to boost domestic manufacturing and exports. Addressing a webinar on ‘Implementation Strategy of Budget Announcement 2021-22’, Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on … Continue reading

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Property prices fell due to cash crunch, may dip further: Economic Survey

NEW DELHI: Property prices fell due to cash crunch following demonetisation and could decline further as investing undeclared income in real estate becomes more difficult, says the Economic Survey. “Demonetisation could have the particularly profound impact on the real estate … Continue reading

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MNRE reduces effective custom duty back to zero after increment in Budget

NEW DELHI: Following the Union Budget announcement that photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules would now incur customs duty, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) clarified that the effective basic custom duty would be zero. The Budget had a … Continue reading

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