ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-7A today

The mission life of the GSAT-7A, built by the Indian Space Research Organisation, is eight years.

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Changes in policy, procedures in next 3 months, says chairman designate of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs PK Das

The process to assess the 'Ease of Doing Business-2019' for 2018 will start from February 2019 and go on till August-September.

Economy News

Note printing cost rose to nearly Rs 8,000 crore in demonetisation year, says government

The cost of printing currency notes escalated to Rs 7,965 crore in 2016-17, the year when the government had banned the high-value 500 and 1,000 rupee bills, the government informed Parliament on Tuesday.

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High growth rate in manufacturing a doable challenge, says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Tuesday said achieving double digit growth in the manufacturing sector on sustainable basis is a "doable challenge" but for that the country needs to integrate with global markets.

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Regulators can’t work in isolation: Arun Jaitley on spar with RBI, Urjit Patel

Days after Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel's resignation, finance minister Arun Jaitely Tuesday said while enjoying functional autonomy, a regulator cannot be "isolationist" and has to consult all stakeholders.

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DL, RC alert! Check what Modi govt is planning for driving licence and other documents like vehicle registration certificates

Vehicle owners can also show their documents like driving licence, RCs and insurance certificates through mobile apps like Digilocker and mParivahan app.

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Government permits imports of PUF panels/doors for hospitals under EPCG scheme

The government Tuesday permitted imports of certain kind of panels and doors used for chilled rooms, cold storages for hospitals under an export promotion scheme.

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LIC makes open offer to acquire 26% stake in IDBI Bank

The open offer has been made at a price of Rs 61.73 a share, which is in connection with LIC's acquisition of 51 per cent controlling stake in IDBI Bank.

Industry News

Demonetisation impact: 2% gone from GDP growth; here’s what IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath says

The government's note ban decision shaved off economic growth by at least 2 percentage points for the October-December quarter of 2016 in which the demonetisation move was effected, according to a research paper co-authored b

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Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan directs BBNL, BSNL to take disciplinary action against officials for BharatNet faults

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan has directed state-owned BBNL and BSNL to initiate disciplinary action against officials who failed to fix non-functional broadband equipment under the ambitious BharatNet project.

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RBI scales up liquidity infusion to Rs 50,000 cr in December

The central bank had earlier announced to infuse liquidity amounting to Rs 40,000 crore through the purchase of government securities under Open Market Operations (OMOs) during December.

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केंद्र सरकार की राज्य सरकार से अपील: ड्राइविंग लाइसेंस को इलेक्ट्रॉनिक रूप में स्वीकार करें

केंद्र सरकार ने राज्य सरकारों से कहा है कि वे कानून अनुपालन करने वाली एजेंसियों द्वार

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Yes Bank sells over 2% stake in Fortis Healthcare

Private sector lender Yes Bank said it has sold over 2 per cent stake in Fortis Healthcare Ltd (FHL) in tranches.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: CSR funds worth Rs 8,314 cr remained unspent over three financial years

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds worth over Rs 8,314 crore remained unspent over three financial years starting from 2014-15, according to the government.

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Modi government initiates action against 7 fugitives involved in economic offences involving Rs 27,969 crore

The government Tuesday said action has been initiated against seven fugitives involved in economic offences involving Rs 27,969 crore in competent court.

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US watchdog FAA retains highest aviation safety ranking for India

The US regulator FAA has retained the highest aviation safety ranking for India, a senior official said Tuesday.

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Big benefit! Tax on TV, fridge, commonly used household items came down post GST – Check what FinMin report says

Tax on commonly used household items like TVs, refrigerators, washing machine and electrical appliances has been slashed to 18 per cent post GST rollout from over 31 per cent earlier, an analysis shows.

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Aadhaar Act amendments propose enhanced powers to UIDAI, stiff penalties for violation of norms

Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI is proposed to assume a regulatory role with enhanced power to take enforcement actions on misuse of the national biometric ID and impose stiff penalties for violations such as failure to obtai

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Dry Christmas, New Year’s in Mizoram as Zoramthanga takes steps for total prohibition

Christmas and New Year's celebrations in Mizoram would happen without alcohol as Zoramthanga government Tuesday decided to declare dry days from Friday to January 14 and shut all liquor shops operated by state agencies.

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Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed pens column in Pakistani newspaper as ‘contributing writer’

Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed has donned the hat of a column writer for a leading Urdu newspaper, stirring a debate among journalists as to how the media house allowed the head of a banned terror group to write on the

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Almost 45 per cent of seller base from tier-II, III cities, says Flipkart

E-commerce major Flipkart Tuesday said it has witnessed strong growth in its seller base this year, driven by "steady increase" in merchants from tier-II and III cities that now account for almost 45 per cent of the total tal

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PM Narendra Modi, Virat Kohli spectacular players in their spheres, not easy to defeat, says Arun Jaitley

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli are "spectacular" players in their spheres who are not easy to defeat, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday on his prediction for 2019 general ele

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GST leading to hawala transactions, says Amit Mitra

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Tuesday said the GST is leading to hawala transactions as businesses are claiming input tax credit and authorities are not matching those claims with invoices.

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