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Bihar industry body meets VP Naidu; discusses economic issues 19.7.2019 PTI: All news
Bihar industry body meets VP Naidu; discusses economic issues
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Bengal gets clearance for Deocha Pachami coal block 19.7.2019 PTI: All news
Bengal gets clearance for Deocha Pachami coal block
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H-1B visa fee used to fund apprentice programme: Commerce secretary 19.7.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
PTI Washington The US is financing its ambitious apprentice programme to close the skills gap amongst Americans from funds generated by the H-1B visa fee, said Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. The H-1B visa programme allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in the US on a non-immigrant basis in specialty occupations or as fashion models …
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US company asked to pay US$ 58,815 in back wages 19.7.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
PTI Washington A US company has been asked to pay US$ 58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by the Trump administration. The H-1B visa programme allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in the US …
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ADB to provide Rs 1,540 crore for Tripura power projects 19.7.2019 The Shillong Times
Agartala: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) would provide Rs 1,540 crore for upgradation of power generation, transmission and distribution projects in Tripura, said a top official here on Thursday. Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL) Chairman and Managing Director Murhari Sopanrao Kele said the ADB would provide 80 per cent of the Rs 1,925 crore […]
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Kickboxers leave for natl c’ship 19.7.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: 18- member strong contingents including two officials and team coach of Meghalaya State Kickboxing Association (MSKA)  left for WAKO India National Senior Kickboxing Championship 2019 to be held in Maharashi Dayanand Universality Rohtak Haryana from July 18-21, 2019. Before leaving, executive member of KHADC in-charge Trade, etc Paul Lyngdoh wished them all the best as […]
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State to set up NITI Aayog-like institution 19.7.2019 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji Reading out the financial statement for the year 2019-20, which had been laid on the table of the House by former chief minister the late Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday announced that the government will establish a state institution for transforming Goa on the lines of NITI Aayog. The …
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ADB lowers India growth to 7 per cent in FY 2020 19.7.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
UNI New Delhi The Asian Development Bank on Thursday lowered India’s growth forecast for 2019-20 to 7 per cent from 7.2 per cent estimated earlier over concerns about fiscal shortfall. “The growth outlook for India has been cut to 7.0 per cent in 2019 and 7.2 per cent  in  2020 because the fiscal 2018 outturn …
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G7 ministers reach consensus on taxing digital giants: France 19.7.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
AFP Chantilly G7 finance ministers meeting in France on Thursday agreed a plan for taxing digital companies such as Facebook and Google that will set a minimum level of taxation for them. Ministers “fully supported a two-pillar solution to be adopted by 2020”, said a statement from France which holds the rotating chairmanship of the …
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No-deal Brexit forecast to spark year-long UK recession 19.7.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
AFP London Britain will slide into a year-long recession should it leave the European Union without a deal with Brussels, the government’s official forecaster said Thursday. “The UK enters a year-long recession in the fourth quarter of 2019” should Britain depart the bloc on October 31 with a “no-deal, no-transition Brexit”, the Office for Budget …
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Budget aims at job creation & stabilising economy: CM’s budget speech 18.7.2019 Video News – The Navhind Times
Chief minister Pramod Sawant made a budget speech on Thursday based on a budget tabled by his predecessor Manohar Parrikar in January. Parrikar had presented two budgets without making speech due to his illness. While presenting the same figures, CM projected growth rate of 10 per cent. He said said the main thrust of the …
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G7 ministers reach consensus on taxing tech giants like Google, Amazon: France 18.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
G7 ministers 'fully supported a two-pillar solution to be adopted by 2020', said a statement from France.
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Chief Ministers call for radical reforms to transform agriculture sector 18.7.2019 DNA
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the states which adopted contract farming are getting private investments
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Sebi tweaks disclosure norms for listed banks 18.7.2019 DNA
The changes made in the disclosure norms are "in line with the revised RBI requirements," the regulator said in a circular dated July 17
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US company asked to pay $58000 in back wages for H1B violations 18.7.2019 DNA
The H-1B visa programme allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in the US on a non-immigrant basis in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability. The H-1B visas are the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.
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Usage of digital tool ensures transparency in governance: Sonowal 18.7.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: “The intended beneficiaries of all government schemes would only be served when there is more efficiency in government’s management of public funds to facilitate robust growth of the economy while ensuring the wellbeing of citizens. For that purpose, adoption of Public Financial Management System (PFMS) is must for judicious utilisation of government’s earnings and ...
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BSE signs MoU with Department of Industries & Commerce, Govt of Haryana 18.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Mumbai,  BSE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Haryana to encourage and support MSME in raising capital.  Devender Singh, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries, from Government of Haryana and Ajay Thakur, Head BSE SME and Startups from BSE have signed the MoU. Dr Yash Garg, IAS, […]
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BEFI demands centre to enact ‘new law’ against wilful defaulters 18.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Hyderabad,  Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI), Telangana, here on Thursday demanded that the Central government should enact a ‘new law’ for enforcement of criminal proceedings against wilful defaulters who had failed to repay the banks loans in the country. In a statement issued on the occasion of Golden Jubilee year of Banks’ Nationalization on […]
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Sensex ends 85 points higher; Yes Bank cracks 5% 18.7.2019 The Navhind Times
PTI Mumbai Extending gains for the third consecutive session, market benchmark BSE Sensex rose 85 points Wednesday, driven by gains in banking and IT stocks. After a volatile session, the 30-share index settled 84.60 points or 0.22 per cent higher at 39,215.64. It swung 203 points intra-day, hitting a high of 39,284.73 and a low …
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'Howdy Modi': PM to address community summit in US on Sep 22 18.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
This will be Modi's first trip to the US for after his landslide victory in the Indian general elections earlier this year.
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