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FPO model to help achieve goal of doubling farmers

FPO model to help achieve goal of doubling farmers' income well before time: Rupala

Expressing optimism over prospects of Indian farmers' income, Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala has said that the farmer-producer organisation (FPO) model could help achieve the goal......

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Ind-Ra maintains

Ind-Ra maintains 'stable' outlook on India's infrastructure sector for rest of FY19

The India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) in its latest report has retained its outlook on India's overall transport infrastructure sector including toll roads, annuity roads, hybrid annuity model (HAM)......

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India creates over 9.5 lakh new jobs in July 2018: EPFO

India creates over 9.5 lakh new jobs in July 2018: EPFO

In a positive surprise, the Retirement fund body, Employment Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) in its latest 'Net Payroll Data' report has showed that India created 9.51 lakh new jobs in the month of......

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Raising import duty on steel will widen CAD, hit engineering exports: EEPC India

Raising import duty on steel will widen CAD, hit engineering exports: EEPC India

Amid proposed hike in import duty on steel, engineering exporters' apex body, Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India stated that raising the import duty on steel or steel products will widen......

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Jaitley makes case for blending subsidy with investment to augment agri sector growth

Jaitley makes case for blending subsidy with investment to augment agri sector growth

In order to boost farm sector growth and make it sustainable and self-sufficient, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made a case for blending subsidy with investment. He said formalisation of the economy has......

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States likely to miss debt-to-GDP ratio target of 20% by FY23: Ind-Ra

States likely to miss debt-to-GDP ratio target of 20% by FY23: Ind-Ra

The India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra), a subsidiary of Fitch Ratings, has warmed that the states are likely to miss the 20% debt-to-GDP ratio target by fiscal year 2022-23 (FY23) as most of them have......

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Merger of public sector banks to improve efficiency, governance: Moody's

A day after the government proposed to merge three public sector banks, global credit rating agency, Moody's Investors Service has said that merger of Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank will be......

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CBDT Chairman hopes to cross Rs 11.5 lakh crore direct tax collection target for FY19

Expressing confidence on robust tax collection, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra is hoping to cross the Rs 11.5 lakh crore direct tax collection target for the current fiscal......

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Banks' credit costs likely to remain elevated in FY19-FY20: Ind-Ra

Maintaining a stable outlook on private sector banks, credit rating agency, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) in its latest report has said that banks' credit costs are likely to remain elevated at 2%-3%......

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Govt confident of meeting fiscal deficit target of 3.3% of GDP in FY19: Arun Jaitley

Allaying market concerns that a confluence of factors could derail the India's economic growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that the government is confident of meeting its fiscal deficit target......

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States likely to miss fiscal consolidation targets in FY19: ICRA

Expressing concerns, credit rating agency, ICRA in its latest report has said that states are likely to miss fiscal consolidation targets in the current financial year (FY19), on the back of various majors......

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DGFT simplifies process for exporters to avail incentives under MEIS

In order to promote ease of doing business for exporters, the commerce ministry's foreign trade arm, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS),......

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India's exports rise 19% in August; trade deficit narrows to $17.39 billion

Continuing growth momentum for the fifth straight month, India's merchandise exports rose at the fastest pace in three months in the month of August 2018, mainly on the back of healthy growth in petroleum......

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Industrial production of India grows 6.6% in July

With good performance by the manufacturing sector and higher offtake of capital goods and consumer durables, India's industrial production measured by Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew at 6.6%......

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India will be brightest spot for steel sector over next 12-18 months: Moody's

With vigorous steel demand, especially from the domestic construction, infrastructure and automotive sectors, Moody's Investors Service in its latest report has said that India will be the brightest spot......

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