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Congress launches drive to attract tribals 27.4.2017 TOI: India
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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Niti Aayog backs direct buying from farmers 27.4.2017 ET: Policy
Niti Aayog had recently called a meeting of state agriculture ministers to seek their support to the Centre's multi-pronged initiative towards doubling farmers' income by 2022.
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New businesses get off to a quick start 27.4.2017 ET: Policy
"The time taken for processing company incorporation applications reduced drastically, to an average of 0.6 working days in March 2017," the ministry said in a note on its website.
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India notifies compliance of UN sanctions against North Korea 26.4.2017 TOI: India
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States must not dilute real estate regulation rules, House panel 26.4.2017 TOI: India
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PAN-Aadhaar linking is to check tax evasion and black money: Govt to SC 26.4.2017 TOI: India
Justifying amendment in the Income Tax law for linking Permanent Account Number (PAN) to Aadhaar, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it was done to curb tax evasion and keep tabs on circulation of black money as PAN was not foolproof.
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RBI’s tighter norms may not hit PSU banks immediately 26.4.2017 ET: Banking
RBI can also use its discretionary powers to sack the bank management, supersede the board, restrict access to deposits, staff expansion, capital expenditure or restrict lending altogether.
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Government's model law to bring farmers closer to buyers 26.4.2017 ET: Agriculture
If all the states adopt the Model Act, it will eventually lead the country towards a unified agricultural market with one trader licence and allow private players to set up wholesale markets by breaking the monopoly of traditional `mandis'.
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Ministry of Corporate Affairs' ease of doing business performance 26.4.2017 ET: Policy
The fact that the time taken for company incorporation was two days in February and to just about a day in March, shows how effective the policy initiatives have been within a month.
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Banks levy numerous fees on customers for services. Is it cost cover or easy money? 25.4.2017 ET: Banking
In this battle for fees, banks should realise that maximising profits is a short-term game and a fair game could sow the seeds of long-term profits.
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Cabinet clears amendment in Salaries and Allowances Bill 1972 25.4.2017 TOI: India
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India’s first infra investment trust fund to open on May 3 25.4.2017 TOI: India
The initial public offer (IPO) for IRB InvIT, India’s first infrastructure investment trust fund, will open for subscription on May 3 and close on May 5 with the price band fixed at Rs 100-102.
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Set up special courts in each district to try offences against disabled persons: SC to states, UTs 25.4.2017 TOI: India
In a major move intended to ensure speedy justice to disabled persons, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed states and union territories to set up within three months special courts in each district to conduct trial of offences committed against them.
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Draft Three Year Action Agenda 25.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Draft Three Year Action Agenda
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GST to boost domestic manufacturing, won't up inflation: Hasmukh Adhia 25.4.2017 ET: Policy
The government levies countervailing duty (CVD) and special additional duty (SAD) on imported goods to protect domestic manufacturers.
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GST to rate taxpayers, businesses on payment record, make ratings public 25.4.2017 ET: Policy
Every businessman will be rated based on their track record, and the ratings will be made public. It will spell trouble for those with low scores.
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An overview of GST 25.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
An overview of GST
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Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU's new admission policy 25.4.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed its single judge order upholding the Jawaharlal Nehru University's (JNU) admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses based on the UGC regulations. The July 2016 regulations of the UGC had put a cap on the number of students per professor/supervisor in MPhil and PhD courses in all varsities. A single judge of the High Court had earlier held that the JNU admission policy was bound by the UGC regulations and the varsity had to accept them without any deviation. The judge had passed the order while hearing a plea filed by JNU students who challenged the university's new admission policy. The Delhi High Court on March 16 dismissed a plea challenging JNU adoption of a UGC notification which had mandated that a professor can't guide more than three M.Phil and eight Ph.D scholars at any given point of time. The JNU had submitted that they were bound to implement the notification in accordance with UGC guidelines and the notification was issued for maintaining minimum ...
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How a CSR scheme was used to dupe a bank of Rs 836 crore 25.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The ‘Chalak se Malak’ vehicle scam that rendered the Bank of Maharashtra poorer by Rs 836 crore was single-handedly scripted by Rup Chand Baid, the promoter of logistics firm Siddhi Vinayak Logistic (SVLL). Surat-based Baid was arrested last week by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the city under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The financial chicanery, said the ED, was plotted and executed with great precision.
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Multiplexes, restaurants must give free water 25.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
A city consumer court passed a significant order pertaining to not just KFC, but all city multiplexes, restaurants and eateries, directing them to provide clean and free drinking water to every visitor throughout the year.
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