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PM announces creation of CDS 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the setting up of the post of a ‘chief of defence staff’ to lead reforms in the armed forces. Addressing the nation on 73rd Independence day, the PM defended the repealing of Article 370 and said after its abrogation, India has “one nation, one constitution” . In his 90-minute speech, the PM said the law to ban the custom of ‘triple talaq’ had freed the lives of Muslim mothers and sisters from the shadow of constant fear. Simultaneously, he warned the countrymen of “population explosion” posing a grave danger for coming generations. Mr Modi also appealed to people to stop using ‘single-use plastic’, and make it a campaign on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this October 2. Speaking of the objective of making India a 5-trillion dollar economy in the next five years, the PM said the world looked at India as a big market, but it was time India also looked at the world as a market, and wished each of its districts became an export hub. ...
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Union Budget 2018 -19 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Union Budget 2018 -19 Highlights  Education and health cess to be increased from 3 per cent to 4 per cent  Standard deduction of Rs 40,000 introduced in lieu of transport and medical reimbursements for salaried employees  All senior citizens can claim benefit of reduction Rs 50,000 year for any general health expenditure and health insurance premium  Exemption of interest income on bank deposits raised to Rs 50,000 for senior citizens  Long-term capital gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh to be taxed at 10 per cent  Electronic IT assessment will be rolled out across the country, leading to greater efficiency and transparency  No change in personal income tax rates for salaried class  Tax buoyancy more than expected, thanks to greater compliance  Demonetisation was received by honest tax-payers as ‘Imaandari ka Utsav’  Measures on rationalising long-term capital gains  Companies with turnover of upto Rs 250 crore to be taxed at 25 per cent  Government has identified 372 specific business reform actions to improve ...
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Economic Survey 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Economic Survey of 2018 projects 7-7.5 per cent growth in the financial year 2018-19 as against the 6.75 per cent in 2017-18. The gross value for 2018 will be at 6.1 per cent against the 6.6 per cent of the previous year. The Survey predicts service growth in 2018 at 8.3 per cent in industry at 4.4 per cent and agriculture at 2.1 per cent. The areas of agriculture, education and employment will remain in the focus of economy. The Survey predicts the agenda for the next year is stabilizing the GST, completing the TBS action, privatizing the Air India and protecting macro-economic stability, reforms to shrink unviable banks and above all allow greater private sector participation. It said if international oil prices persist may provoke sudden stall in capital flow. India cannot do anything if petro crude prices shoot up but domestically it can bring the petrol and diesel under the GST for one price in the whole country and put limit and ceiling of taxation on petrol diesel prices. Presently the ...
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Modi must worry about India's malnutrition crisis 24.1.2020 Rediff: Business
'With the largest number of malnourished people on the planet, India is poised to be a nation that significantly under-performs as an economy.'
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'No, No America': Iraq protesters demand U.S. military pullout 24.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Thousands of Iraqis rallied at two central Baghdad intersections on Friday after a prominent cleric called for a "million strong" protest against the American military presence, following the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia ...
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As Brazil’s Bolsonaro meets India’s Modi, which strongman is a greater threat to democracy? 24.1.2020 Scroll.in
Both are conservative leaders who have tapped into popular disillusion with the unfulfilled promises of social democracy.
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U.S. stocks correction overdue, Bloomberg best placed to beat Trump - Scaramucci 23.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. stocks are headed higher, although a 10% correction is "long overdue", Anthony Scaramucci, founder and co-managing partner of Skybridge Capital, said on Wednesday.
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This biography of VP Menon examines an important but backgrounded figure of India’s freedom movement 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘VP Menon: The Unsung Architect of Modern India’, written by Menon’s great granddaughter Narayani Basu.
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Russia gets new economy minister but finance, energy and agriculture ministers keep jobs 21.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Energy Minister Alexander Novak, and Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev will keep their posts in Russia's new government, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.
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How to Fight Slowdown: Demand Revival Is Key 20.1.2020 Rediff: Business
'The current crisis is one of incomes, driven by poor job growth, agrarian distress and poor investment sentiment,' notes Harsh Pati Singhania, director, JK Organisation.
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Prannoy Roy Speaks To Esther Duflo And Abhijit Banerjee: Full Transcript 19.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo speak to NDTV's Dr Prannoy Roy on a range of subjects from Randomised Control Trials, to expectations from the upcoming Budget and protests against...
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'Facebook, Google are like East India Company' 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
'Facebook and Google no longer need to have infantry regiments and cavalry like the East India Company because they are inside everyone's phones listening to our conversations.'
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The environmental cost of India’s efforts to promote ‘ease of doing business’ 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A slew of measures has relaxed protocols to regulate pollution-causing industries.
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Drag from Trump's trade wars continues to ripple through U.S. economy 15.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
As U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He prepare to sign a "Phase 1" trade deal, new data show that the costs of Trump's trade wars are proving more widespread, deeper and longer-lasting than previously ...
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India may fall into a middle-income trap, from which no country has been able to bounce back 14.1.2020 Scroll.in
What is a middle-income trap, what causes it and how can it be fixed?
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French designer cancels Paris fashion show, derailed by strike chaos 13.1.2020 Reuters: Hollywood News
French designer Christophe Josse decided on Monday to cancel his catwalk show in Paris next week, blaming weeks of strikes against pension reforms for wrecking his preparations, just as the city gears up for two weeks of fashion events.
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Twelve Democrats, 3 Republicans in U.S. presidential race 13.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The number of Democratic presidential candidates https://tmsnrt.rs/2UhJ7WE seeking their party's nomination to oppose Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election dropped to 12 on Mondaywhen U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey ended his ...
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Govt committed to double farmers' income by 2022: PM 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Centre is implementing a four-point strategy to double the income of farmers' of the country by 2022. Interacting with farmers from over 600 districts across India via NAMO App, the Prime Minister said the four-point strategy include right price for products, reducing cultivation costs, processing farm wastes and creating non-farm sources of income. 'We are working towards ensuring that the incomes of our hardworking farmers doubles by 2022. For that, we are facilitating proper assistance wherever required. We have faith in the farmers," he said. The Prime Minister mentioned about the schemes started by the Union Government which are focused to increase the income of farmers.Mr Modi said to achieve the target, the government has doubled the budget for agriculture. He said there has been a record production of grains, fruits, vegetables and milk in the country.Mr Modi said under blue revolution, there has been increase of 26 per cent in the ...
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Union Budget 2018 -19 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Union Budget 2018 -19 Highlights  Education and health cess to be increased from 3 per cent to 4 per cent  Standard deduction of Rs 40,000 introduced in lieu of transport and medical reimbursements for salaried employees  All senior citizens can claim benefit of reduction Rs 50,000 year for any general health expenditure and health insurance premium  Exemption of interest income on bank deposits raised to Rs 50,000 for senior citizens  Long-term capital gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh to be taxed at 10 per cent  Electronic IT assessment will be rolled out across the country, leading to greater efficiency and transparency  No change in personal income tax rates for salaried class  Tax buoyancy more than expected, thanks to greater compliance  Demonetisation was received by honest tax-payers as ‘Imaandari ka Utsav’  Measures on rationalising long-term capital gains  Companies with turnover of upto Rs 250 crore to be taxed at 25 per cent  Government has identified 372 specific business reform actions to improve ...
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Economic Survey 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Economic Survey of 2018 projects 7-7.5 per cent growth in the financial year 2018-19 as against the 6.75 per cent in 2017-18. The gross value for 2018 will be at 6.1 per cent against the 6.6 per cent of the previous year. The Survey predicts service growth in 2018 at 8.3 per cent in industry at 4.4 per cent and agriculture at 2.1 per cent. The areas of agriculture, education and employment will remain in the focus of economy. The Survey predicts the agenda for the next year is stabilizing the GST, completing the TBS action, privatizing the Air India and protecting macro-economic stability, reforms to shrink unviable banks and above all allow greater private sector participation. It said if international oil prices persist may provoke sudden stall in capital flow. India cannot do anything if petro crude prices shoot up but domestically it can bring the petrol and diesel under the GST for one price in the whole country and put limit and ceiling of taxation on petrol diesel prices. Presently the ...
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