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  • Govt to release e-commerce policy, says Union Minister Suresh Prabhu

    The Union Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu today informed that government will release the e-commerce policy in the near future. He was addressing an award function in Mumbai this morning. In an interactive session, he said that the policy which was initially drafted by industry stakeholders is currently waiting for […]

    Hasmukh Adhia to retire on Nov 30; Arun Jaitley praises his contribution

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has lauded the contribution of Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia who will retire on 30th of this month. In a Facebook post titled- Dr Adhia retires, Mr Jaitley said, the Finance Secretary showed his leadership in the implementation of various social security programmes of the government through banking services. His contributions in […]

    Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu says innovations alone can solve future agricultural problems likely to arise in country

    Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu today said innovations alone can solve future agricultural problems likely to arise in the country. The present challenge is how to minimise the colossal losses in farm production. Opening a conference of start-ups in the agricultural sector, he noted that innovations have largely reduced poverty in India. This is the way […]

    Retail inflation falls to one-year low of 3.31 per cent in October

    Retail inflation fell to a one-year low of 3.31 per cent in October on the back of cheaper kitchen staples, fruits and protein-rich items. Official data released today showed that the inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 3.7 per cent in September 2018 and 3.58 per cent in October 2017. The retail […]

    From Behaviour to Wellbeing – Book launch by Vinesh Sukumaran at Atta Galatta Sunday,18th Nov 2018

    About the book: It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to pursue in life; whether you’re trying to become a billionaire, keep your family happy, travel to 190 countries or win the Boston Marathon. What underlies any pursuit is wellbeing – the quest for happiness, better relationships, greater meaning and a life you love. From Behaviour […]

    Digital payment transactions jump to 244 cr in Aug 2018

    The number of digital payment transactions in India touched 244.81 crore in August 2018, more than three-fold rise from October 2016, underlining the massive adoption of digital payment modes over the last two years. The statement by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said in New Delhi that New payment modes, BHIM-UPI, AePS and […]

    Finance Ministry urges foreign diplomatic missions to mention place of supply in GST return forms

    The finance ministry has asked foreign diplomatic missions or UN organisations to correctly mention the ‘place of supply’ of services in their GST return forms to enable quick processing of refund. GST Act provides for allotting a Unique Identification Number (UIN) to consulates, embassies and UN organisations to enable them claim refund of the GST […]

    Fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi’s associate Deepak Kulkarni arrested by ED

    Enforcement Directorate has arrested a person linked to fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi in connection with PNB fraud case. Deepak Kulkarni, an associate of Choksi was arrested by the ED in Kolkata late last night after he landed at the airport from Hong Kong. Kulkarni was the director of Choksi’s dummy firm in Hong Kong. A […]

    Govt approves operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens

    The government on Monday approved the operationalization strategy for Operation Greens to ensure availability of Tomato, Onion and Potato throughout the country round the year without price volatility. Operation Greens was announced in the Budget speech of 2018-19 with an outlay of 500 crore rupees to stabilize the supply of Tomato, Onion and Potato crops. […]

    RBI starts process to set up Public Credit Registry for capturing borrowers’ details

    The Reserve Bank has initiated setting up a digital Public Credit Registry to capture details of all borrowers, including wilful defaulters and also the pending legal suits in order to check financial delinquencies.   The Reserve Bank has invited expression of interest for developing the registry from companies with a turnover of over 100 crore […]