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MSME worst hit by GST, Demonetisation, says RBI study 18.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 18 (ANI): A recent study by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has noted that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have been adversely hit by the Goods and Services Tax (GST)
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Note-ban, GST pulled down credit to MSMEs, dented exports: RBI study 18.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Note-ban, GST pulled down credit to MSMEs, dented exports: RBI study
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Two-wheelers, rickshaws to get free on-street parking: AMC 17.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
It seems that the Ahmedabad civic body is promoting usage of two-wheelers by allotting their owners space to park their vehicles free of cost on the street. The standing committee chairman Amul Bhatt, on Thursday, announced that two-wheeler and autorickshaw owners will not be charged. "The standing committee has decided to allow on-street parking. There will be three categories of on-street parking and charges accordingly. There will be A,B and C category roads for the parking space. However, charges will be levied from the cars only," said Amul Bhatt, chairman, a standing committee of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). "Two-wheelers and autorickshaw will be exempted from the parking charges while parking on-street allotted parking space," added Bhatt. The three categories will be decided as per the heritage, commercial and usage value of the road. There will be the same rate for all the parking space. AMC to survey street vendors The standing committee on Thursday also announced survey for street ...
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Depreciating rupee will kill small businesses: Mamata 16.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Depreciating rupee will kill small businesses: Mamata
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After demonetisation disaster, now Rupee slide: Mamata Banerjee on depreciating currency 16.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The rupee on Thursday slumped 43 paise against the dollar to trade at a life-time low of 70.32 on strong demand for the US currency. 
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Depreciating rupee will kill small businesses: Mamata 16.8.2018 Sify Finance
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the devalued rupee will lead to increase of oil import bills and small businesses will be killed further post the demonetisation.
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Depreciating Rupee Will Kill Small Businesses: Mamata Banerjee 16.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the devalued rupee will lead to increase of oil import bills and small businesses will be killed further post the demonetisation.
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City gears up to celebrate Independence Day 14.8.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Preparations are in full swing for the celebration of Independence Day on Wednesday. From enthusiastic schoolchildren to common people, from government buildings to local markets, the city is entrenched in patriotic fervour. Street vendors and shops are selling national flags ahead of the Independence Day celebrations in the state capital.Hectic preparation is on […]
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Aspirations of the young urban poor: A job that pays well, and has ‘prestige’ 14.8.2018 Citizen Matters
With no influential friends or social network and limited education, where do the children of our domestic workers, security personnel or other blue/grey-collared workers find jobs? How often are their expectations being met?
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Congress attacks PM Narendra Modi over interviews 13.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interviews to two news outlets as "monologues", the Congress attacked the PM on rising cases of lynchings and said that his stand contradicts the actions of his Cabinet colleagues. "You say one thing while your minister goes and does something else. One minister is wrapping the Tricolour on the dead body Akhlaq's killer while another minister is garlanding killers and another MP says he will fund legal fees of the killers. The Prime Minister has not acted against any one of them. How do you expect the message to percolate down to the foot soldiers," Congress leader Pawan Khera told reporters on Sunday. Questioning Modi on several counts like job creation, Rafale deal, NRC exercise in Assam, as well as GST, Khera said "the Modi cabinet now says that most of the schemes have a deadline for 2022" — an extension of 48 months now. He also alleged that Modi's claim of creating 2 crore jobs during the no-confidence motion is unverified. "EPFO enrolments are not necessarily ...
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Claims Of Rising Unemployment A "Political Gimmick", Says PM Modi 12.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Calling the opposition claims on rising unemployment a "political gimmick", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that over 70 lakh jobs were created in the formal sector alone, in the last one year.
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Over 70 lakh jobs created in formal sector last year: Modi 12.8.2018 Sify Finance
Calling the opposition claims on rising unemployment a "political gimmick", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that over 70 lakh jobs were created in the formal sector alone in the last one year.
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Jan Dhan account benefits to free accident cover, sops PM Modi may announce on Independence Day 12.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The government may announce attractive micro insurance scheme on the occasion and free accident cover under the RuPay Card holders could be increased from Rs 1 lakh.
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Big push for financial inclusion drive expected in PM Modi's I-Day speech 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to announce benefits for about 32 crore Jan Dhan account holders in his Independence Day address this week to provide a boost to the government's financial inclusion drive, official sources said. There could be a doubling of overdraft facility to Rs 10,000 under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) account holders as part of the government's effort to fund the unfunded, they said. Besides, the government may announce attractive micro insurance scheme on the occasion, the sources said. The free accident cover under the RuPay Card holders could be increased from Rs 1 lakh. The Phase II of PMJDY will come to an end on August 15 and the scheme would be due for a revamp with further goals, the sources said, adding that the Prime Minister's Independence Day speech would be the best platform to make announcement. PMJDY, the flagship financial inclusion drive, was launched in August 2014. The first phase ended on August 14, 2015 was focussed on opening basic bank ...
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Sit in protests staged against FA 12.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Sit in protests staged against FA
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Ericsson opens technical training skill centre for youth in UP 11.8.2018 Sify Finance
Aiming to train the youth in mobile hardware repair and technical training in computers and peripherals, Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson on Saturday opened a skill centre in partnership with Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.
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Romanian migrants rally against government 10.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Thousands joined a rally in Bucharest on Friday staged by Romanians working abroad to protest against entrenched corruption, low wages and attempts by the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) to weaken the judiciary.
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Total number of subscribers under APY is 1,09,66,981 as on 06.08.2018 out of which 43,87,993 subscribers are women 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Atal Pension Yojana (APY) was launched in May, 2015 and is operational from 1st June, 2015. The APY is primarily focussed on all citizens in the unorganised sector, who are not covered by any pension scheme.
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Alternate space needed to park rickshaws, says Ahmedabad rickshaw operators 10.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Rickshaw operators in Ahmedabad, on Thursday, demanded alternate places for parking rickshaws as well as picking up and dropping passengers, during a meeting with the transport department.  Ashok Punjabi, president of Gujarat Pradesh Unorganized Workers Congress, who led a delegation of unions of rickshaw operators and street vendors said that these self-employed classes are at the receiving end of the anti-encroachment drive and have been losing their livelihood since the drive began in the city after an intervention by the Gujarat High Court. Punjabi said that licenses will be given to rickshaw drivers who do not have a license and if necessary, training will be imparted to them. They suggested rickshaw operators be given one uniform for free by the government. Article ...
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Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza amid talk of truce 9.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
A Palestinian official said on Thursday armed factions in Gaza were prepared to halt a round of rocket attacks on southern Israel if the Israeli military stopped its strikes after two days of cross-border violence.
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