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Last updated: 23 Feb, 2017  
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Govt announces 30 Smart Cities, includes 12 state capitals
SME Times News Bureau | 24 Jun, 2017
The central government on Friday announced a new list of 30 cities to be developed into 'smart cities', with Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram topping the list. The latest list -- including 12 state capitals -- takes the number of cities chosen so far to 90 under the Smart City Mission.
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Govt will take 'corrective steps' on telecom stress: Sinha
SME Times News Bureau | 23 Jun, 2017
Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said "corrective steps" would be taken by the government to ensure orderly growth of the telecom sector, after he met representatives of telcom companies here on Thursday.
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Power tariffs will not rise with GST: Goyal
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Jun, 2017
Power tariffs will not rise after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime gets implemented from July 1, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.
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Country's unemployment rate falling: Labour Minister
SME Times News Bureau | 19 Jun, 2017
Amid the raging debate on jobless growth in India, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Saturday that the rate of unemployment is going down in India.
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Smart Cities Mission anti-poor, has failed: Congress
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Jun, 2017
The Congress on Friday said the Narendra Modi government's Smart Cities Mission has failed as the urban poor have been neglected under the scheme and almost 80 percent of the money is being utilised only for developing 2.7 percent of the dedicated area.
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India's forex reserves slip by over USD 11 mn
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Jun, 2017
Country's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves marginally decreased by over USD 11 million as on June 9, 2017.
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Aviation Ministry to decide on Air India's future: Jaitley
SME Times News Bureau | 06 Jun, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the government has a proposal to exit Air India, however, the final call on the future of the debt-ridden national passenger carrier has to be taken by the Civil Aviation Ministry.
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Committed to take forward Indo-Russia relations to newer heights: PM
SME Times News Bureau | 01 Jun, 2017
Ahead of his visit to Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that India is not only committed to accord the highest priority to the bilateral relations but also committed to taking them forward to newer heights.
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Govt may alter FDI norms for processed food sector
SME Times News Bureau | 30 May, 2017
The government's allowing 100 percent FDI in domestic trading of food products has yielded results, Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said, while hinting the central government is looking at permitting FDI in non-food items, along with food products, under the multi-brand retail policy.
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Inward-looking policies can take away globalisation's gains: FM
Prashant Sood | 24 May, 2017
The "inward-looking" policies of some advanced countries pose danger of frittering away the gains of globalisation and raise possibility of disrupting the global economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.
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