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Revenue growth for EPC highway projects may get halved in FY20, FY21

“In the current fiscal and the next, awarding is expected to be around 4,000 km a year. The delay in declaring appointed dates for the projects awarded, on the other hand, is primarily due to issues in land acquisition,” said Sachin Gupta, senior dire
Revenue growth, EPC highway projects, NHAI, Crisil, EPC players, EPC companies News

Lavasa’s right, the EC has hurt its own credibility

His dissent should have been recorded, and made public; that said, some part of the Model Code of Conduct must be revisited.

Opinion News

India shines in Tokyo: FlyBase start-up wins NTT Data global innovation contest

Globally 401 start-ups from 18 countries had participated in Open Innovation Contest this year to put their best of qualities to test and pitch before NTT and other Japanese companies.

drones, start up sector, start up industry, india, japan News

Decoding the macroeconomic impact of uncertainty

During 2012-18, did uncertainty play any role in influencing the movement of the multiple economic variables?

india, indian economy, macroeconomy News

Tech function needs to become ‘digital’

Technology has taken the seat at the table in boardrooms, where it is expected to play the role of a business strategy partner, rather than a back office caretaker.

digital, digital sector, digital industry News

Explained: Ban of BS-IV vehicles to raise air quality

In the whole brouhaha over fireworks, the Supreme Court’s order completely banning the sale and registration of Bharat Stage IV vehicles from April 1, 2020 has slipped under the public radar. 

Artificial rain in Delhi News

India in the firing line of antimicrobial resistance

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) was observed across the globe during November 12-18 2018.

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Pro-GM journalist, not lobbyist – CSE gets it wrong on many fronts on GM content in food

Centre for Science and Environment deputy director-general Chandra Bhushan has, in his September 26 response (bit.ly/2OQwuLp) to my article of September 10 (bit.ly/2Me04bJ), said that I have “cast a

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Why rulings by tax tribunals must be tempered

The Delhi AAR, for instance, had ruled that goods sold in a duty-free shop had to pay GST even though, historically, the shops don’t pay taxes on sales as they are considered to be an export.

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Should women be punished for adultery too? Modi government opposes in SC – What the law says

The Union government on Wednesday opposed a plea seeking action against women for adultery.

adultery case News

Munna Bajrangi murder case: New shocking revelations, scared jailed gangsters and more updates

Munna Bajrangi murder case: Several new revelations, theories and allegations have been reported in connection with the murder of Munna Bajrangi.

munna bajrangi murder News

Modi’s 2019 re-election bid gets an unexpected supporter! This may dampen Opposition mood

It is unusual for any country to invite a leader of another nation in a year before which he may lose the leadership. On Tuesday, something like this happened.

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Jio Institute: Why Modi govt awarded Institute of Eminence (IoE) status to Reliance Foundation’s proposed institution

Reliance Foundation's proposed Jio Institute near Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra has been shortlisted by the government to be one of the six 'Institutions of Eminence (IoEs)'.

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Modi’s Simultaneous Elections push gets rival backer, but it can’t happen in 2019

Simultaneous Elections: Post Independence in 1947, Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections were held simultaneously.

modi simultaneous elections News

WhatsApp hoax menace: Rs 34,00,000 grant, police sensitisation and more! How chat app plans to tackle

WhatsApp update: In the wake of Government of India's stern warning to WhatsApp to stop the spread of hoax messages from its platform, the Facebook-owned service has announced a number of steps.

whatsapp fake news menace News

WhatsApp’s biggest challenge is here: Trust test before Payments launch

WhatsApp is all set to formally launch payments services in India. However, recent incidents at the Facebook-owned company's biggest market have been ominous.

whatsapp news

Three years of Kejriwal vs Modi: Why AAP is not the clear winner in this bitter battle

Who is the boss of Delhi - the democratically elected chief minister or the L-G, who is seen as the representative of the Centre?

kejriwal modi News

Like Manmohan Singh, Narendra Modi set to announce ‘highest ever’ MSP for farmers in election year: Details here

Keeping its Budget promise of ensuring 1.5 times MSP for crops to farmers, the Narendra Modi government at the Centre is all set to announce the highest-ever single-year raise in the minimum support p

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Why White Revolution’s ‘boon’ has suddenly become a ‘curse’ for milk farmers in India

One of the highlights of the While Revolution was a technological innovation in 1956 that helped Amul manufacture powder from buffalo milk.

dairy farmers crisis News

Higher Education Commission of India Bill 2018: All about Modi government’s ‘landmark’ UGC-killer reform

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Government has decided to introduce the Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Bill 2018 that will repeal the Universi

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‘Gateway to hell’ for 2019, not land of ‘moksha’: Why PM Modi has picked Maghar to sound Lok Sabha poll bugle

Unlike 2014, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose the land of 'moksha' - Varanasi - to put himself in the race for the country's most important post, the PM has this time zeroed-in on Maghar in eas

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Know the ‘black’ history! Modi govt to include chapters on impact of Emergency on democracy in textbooks

The Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar today said that the government will include chapters on the effect of Emergency, imposed by late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on 25th June1975, on democracy in

prakash javadekar News

Rythu Bandhu scheme: Telangana’s answer to end farm woes, boost economy – all you need to know

Rythu Bandhu scheme: Within six weeks, the government of Telangana has distributed Rs 5000 to over 47.5 lakh land-holding farmers of the state.

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Target Modi? Mamata Banerjee surprises 8 lakh West Bengal state government employees with this Monsoon bonanza

With just a year left for Lok Sabha elections, political parties are dong all they can to woo voters and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is not far behind.

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