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Equities trade in green; metal, oil&gas stocks buoy sentiments
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Aug, 2017
The key equity indices traded on a flat-to-positive note during the mid-afternoon trade session on Thursday, as healthy buying in metal, oil and gas, and IT stocks kept investors' sentiments buoyed.
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Exclusive lane for FASTag vehicles at all toll plazas: Ministry
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Aug, 2017
In order to facilitate the availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection, NHAI has taken two revolutionary steps in consultation with RBI and NPCI, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways said on Thursday.
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Petrol pumps may soon start selling groceries, medicines
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Aug, 2017
With the government considering enhancing the revenue base of state-owned oil companies, petrol pumps in the country may soon be allowed to sell pharmaceuticals, groceries and other such products.
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Extra funds for pending irrigation projects: Jaitley
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Aug, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the Union Cabinet has approved a decision to raise Extra Budgetary Resources (EBRs) of up to Rs 9,020 crore by NABARD through bonds for concessional lending for 99 ongoing irrigation projects .
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India may become first country to use LED lights only: Minister
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Aug, 2017
Minister for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that India may become first country in the world to use only LED products for lighting needs by 2019.
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'Overwhelming presence of PSUs holding back economy'
SME Times News Bureau | 17 Aug, 2017
The "overwhelming" presence of the public sector, which has almost two-thirds share in the banking industry, is holding back the Indian economy, an expert said in New Delhi on Wednesday.
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Nasscom-incubated startup launches voice-assisted 'stove knob'
SME Times News Bureau | 16 Aug, 2017
Nasscom-incubated startup IoT Pot on Wednesday unveiled 'Klove Knob' -- the world's first voice-assisted stove knob that helps in making an existing kitchen smart.
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Govt asks 21 smartphone makers to share security information
IANS | 16 Aug, 2017
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Wednesday said it has asked 21 smartphone manufacturers across the world -- of which majority are Chinese -- to share the security procedures and processes they have undertaken to ensure security of mobile phone devices.
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Delhi govt promises to open 25 skill centres in a year
SME Times News Bureau | 16 Aug, 2017
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday promised to open more than 25 skill development centres and fight dengue and chikungunya in the national capital.
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No economic independence even after 70 years: Tripura CM
SME Times News Bureau | 16 Aug, 2017
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday said that though Indians attained independence 70 years ago, they were yet to gain economic independence due to faulty policies pursued by powers that be since 1947.
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