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Rising rupee may knock off 4% growth of export-reliant companies like IT & pharma: Experts 27.4.2017 ET: Indicators
Rupee has gained 5.6% against the dollar since the start of the year. Some export-reliant cos have started focusing on domestic market as the govt seems comfortable with a stronger rupee.
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Pant assures Chinese investors of support 27.4.2017 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

Dehradun, April 26

Uttarakhand Industries Minister Prakash Pant on Monday assured a delegation of Chinese businessmen of providing a conducive investment opportunity in the state’s industrial hub of Sitarganj.

The 10-member delegation from the Luoyang Chambers of Commerce, which is on a visit to Uttarakhand, has shown an interest in investing in Uttarakhand. After a trip to Sitarganj on Sunday, the members met Prakash Pant on Monday. 

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Private equity firms exit $18 bn in two years 27.4.2017 Business Standard: Today
A PE firm estimate exits of $10.9 billion in 2015 and $9.8 billion in 2016
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The Blind Men Of Niti Aayog 27.4.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Kalyan Jewellers acquires online jewellery company Candere 27.4.2017 ET: Fashion / Cosmetics
The first strategic move of its kind on the part of Kalyan Jewellers will augment the presence of the chain in the growing online jewellery segment in India.
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SAP unveils ‘GST in a Box’ to become tax-compliant 27.4.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 26 Enterprise application software provider, SAP yesterday announced the launch of ‘GST in a Box’. It is an all-inclusive solution portfolio designed to help organisations of all sizes to become tax-compliant and tax-efficient in the GST era. The company also conducted a ‘GST Health Check Drive’ in the city to evaluate and educate organisations that are preparing for their transition to the GST regime. The roadshow provided local enterprises a free ‘GST Health Check’ to help them understand their GST compliance level and help build a readiness plan. “GST is a great opportunity for organisations of all sizes to transform and boost their shift into the digital economy,” said Sunil Kharbanda, Chief Customer Officer, SAP India sub- continent. The ‘GST Health Check Drive’ covers 21 cities across India, including Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune, Kochi, Jaipur, Indore, Ludhiana, Bhubaneswar, Surat, Nasik, Chandigarh ...
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SEBI brings in reforms, sets stricter rules 27.4.2017 The Tribune

Mumbai:  Unveiling a raft of reform measures, Sebi on Wednesday approved options in commodity derivatives, unified licence for brokers, mutual fund investments through digital wallets, stricter public offer norms and enhanced safeguards to curb illicit fund flows. The first board meeting of regulator Sebi under the chairmanship of Ajay Tyagi also decided to relax preferential allotment norms for scheduled banks and put in place a new framework to deepen the corporate bond market. These measures are expected to provide a fillip to the domestic markets, which has seen robust trends in recent weeks. The agenda-heavy meeting held here saw the watchdog giving its green light to the long-awaited move of permitting options trading in commodity derivatives. Announcing the decision aimed at enhancing liquidity, Tyagi said it will be implemented "quickly" as commodity derivatives market is a high priority area. PTI

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Sensex scales Mount 30,000 27.4.2017 The Tribune
Mumbai, April 26 Markets raced past milestones on a record-setting spree today, with the benchmark Sensex closing above the 30,000-mark for the first time, while the broader Nifty hit a new peak, buoyed by unabated funds inflows and a global rally. Stocks saw frenzied buying, in line with global shares, which have been on a high after the first round victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron in French presidential elections. Investors are also keeping an eye on US President Donald Trump’s much-awaited tax reforms. Traders said the impressive show by the ruling BJP in Delhi civic polls added to the positivity. The BSE 30-share Sensex opened on a strong footing and surged to a lifetime high of 30,167.09 points in intra-day trade, before settling at 30,133.35, up 190.11 points. This surpassed its previous record close of 29,974.24, reached on April 5. The gauge had hit its previous intra-day high of 30,024.74 on March 4, 2015. The Sensex has gained 768.05 points in three days. Similarly, the NSE Nifty scaled a ...
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ECONOMIC SCAN 27.4.2017 Business – The Navhind Times
GSIA to hold seminar on GST in city on April 29 PANAJI: To make Goan manufacturing units ready for the new tax regime, Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) in association with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and department of Commercial Taxes, is organising an interactive programme on GST-road ahead, on April 29 from 3.30 ...
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UP police planning 'ghar wapasi' for IS-influenced youth 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
There are over two dozen such youngsters already under the UP Police watch under a 12-point programme that involves counselling and opportunities for jobs.
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Special CBI court frames charges against former minister Dilip Ray 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
The five, including Ray, have been charged with cheating, criminal conspiracy and corruption charges under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
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BJP sweeps away AAP's broom in Delhi civic poll results 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
In results declared on Wednesday, BJP won 181 of the 270 wards in the three civic bodies where polling was held in the April 23 election
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Karnataka BJP infighting getting closer to the tipping point 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
The differences come at a time when the state unit is tasked with wresting the state from the Congress as directed by their national president Amit Shah.
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BJP now sets eye on Mamata's bastion, Amit Shah launches 'Aab Ki Baar BJP Sarkar' slogan in WB 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
Modi government has allotted the state nearly Rs 2,89,942 crore under 14th finance commission. But Mamata's govt does not allow funds to reach people, BJP chief alleged.
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IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says Aadhaar data safe in encrypted form 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
Asked about instances of Aadhaar data being leaked, the minister said anybody found guilty of leaking the data can be jailed for 3 years and fined Rs 10 lakh.
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In a major rejig, Saharanpur SSP, DM among 138 officers transferred in UP 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
BJP MP from Saharanpur Raghav Lakhanpal, while speaking to ET on Sunday, had termed the two officers as remnants of the Samajwadi Party regime.
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Congress launches drive to attract tribals 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
In 10 tribal-dominated Schedule Varea states the Congress has started a campaign against the Narendra Modi government’s implementation of the Forest Rights Act.
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AAP's poor performance in MCD polls a booster for Congress 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
AAP’s decimation suits the Congress in its larger fight against BJP, as Kejriwal’s party has been planning to make a forceful entry in the upcoming state assembly polls.
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Sharad Pawar meets Congress president Sonia Gandhi 27.4.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
NCP chief met Congress president as part of Sonia Gandhi's ongoing discussions with senior Opposition leaders on the possibility of forming a broader unity against BJP.
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I didn't sign Shraddha because she's a star kid: Ekta Kapoor 27.4.2017
In 2014, Shraddha Kapoor created quite a stir with her act in Mohit Suri’s directorial Ek Villain. The film was produced by Ekta Kapoor which went onto become a musical hit and a Rs 100 crore grosser. In 2013, Mohit’s Aashiqui 2 revamped Shraddha’s career altogether and she entered the list of top notch actresses of Bollywood. The duo is back with Chetan Bhagat’s novel adaptation Half Girlfriend. Shraddha will be seen romancing Arjun Kapoor for the first time. So what is it that keeps Ekta going back to Shraddha Kapoor? It’s certainly not the fact that she is a star kid in the industry, she clarifies. “This industry has no formula other than economics. Nobody is nobody’s friend; nobody wants to help anyone out here. People out here are selfish. If someone signs a star kid, it’s not because they want to help them or any kind of nepotism. It’s just because they sell. That’s why I signed Shradha Kapoor too. The day they will stop selling, no one will  be ready to sign them. It is a very tough industry to ...
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