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GST, selling pressure spook investors, markets close lower
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2017
Caution ahead of the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and heavy selling pressure in banking, capital goods and automobile stocks pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Wednesday.
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USIBC launches India task force on civil aviation
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2017
The US-India Business Council (USIBC) on Monday launched a task force on civil aviation that will focus on identifying opportunities for implementation based on India's National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP).
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'India should aim to get 40% electricity from n-power by 2050'
Sirshendu Panth | 27 Jun, 2017
Indigenous manufacturing of major components and ensuring a strong participation from the domestic industry are the major challenges before the Indian nuclear power programme now, says former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief M R Srinivasan.
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GSTN releases three videos to guide people to register themselves
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2017
To help the people register themselves to the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) portal smoothly, GST Network (GSTN) has released three videos just after the opening of the portal, a company statement said here on Monday.
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Debt recovery panel officer held for bribery
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2017
A recovery officer with the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Mumbai and his accomplice were arrested for allegedly demanding Rs 7 lakh bribe for releasing payment in a case, a CBI official said on Monday
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Opposition slams Jharkhand govt after Governor returns land amendments bill
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2017
A day after Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu returned amendments to the two contentions land acts, opposition parties in Jharkhand on Monday said the BJP government should not "dare" bring in such amendments again in the state assembly.
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'Don't expect too much deliverables from Trump-Modi meeting'
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Jun, 2017
Writing in The Washington Post, Josh Rogin American commentator said the Monday meeting between the US President and the Indian Prime Minister was scheduled before the Group of 20 meeting in Germany in July so that they could develop some rapport before meeting there.
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Don't wait for last day to file returns, cautions GSTN Chairman
Meghna Mittal | 26 Jun, 2017
Despite the GST Council giving a one-month extension in filing returns under the new indirect tax regime, businesses should start uploading invoices much earlier, says Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) Chairman Navin Kumar.
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PM recalls Emergency, lauds cleanliness initiatives in Mann Ki Baat
SME Times News Bureau | 26 Jun, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a broadcast on Sunday recalled the "dark night" of Emergency when thousands of political activists were arrested and the country had virtually become a "prison".
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Maharashtra Govt announces Rs 34,000 cr farm loan waiver
SME Times News Bureau | 26 Jun, 2017
The Maharashtra government on Saturday announced a loan waiver package of Rs 34,000 crore that will provide relief to 89 lakh farmers in the state.
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Euro
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