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Fantasy Sports added Rs 3,000 cr to Indian sports economy in FY21: Experts

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 05:37
This number is expected to double in the next three years alongside the growth of the industry and its participating user base

India's richest doubled their wealth to $720 bn during Covid crisis: Oxfam

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 03:25
India added 40 billionaires to 142 last year, when a second wave of Covid overwhelmed its health infrastructure and pushed crematoriums and burial grounds to breaking point, says the report

Why does social security look like a pipe dream for gig workers?

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 21:45
Lakhs of gig workers in India continue to work amid little or no access to social security. We find out more about their plight and also if the new labour codes will address their social security void

Can India's consumers power the economy? Experts say it's not enough

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 21:29
India is parched for capital expenditure, and its trade deficits are ballooning, particularly with China. Every new investment is a victory of sorts for policymakers

Wealth of richest 98 same as bottom 552 million, says Oxfam report

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 13:13
4% tax on the wealth can fund mid-day meal for 17 years

Karnataka's role to be bigger in driving our nation to $5-trn economy: CM

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 11:49
Bommai said the State is the most preferred destination for the startups as it provides opportunities for the new ventures to grow and flourish

Sri Lanka invites more Indian investments in ports, energy, manufacturing

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 08:59
Sri Lanka has urged more Indian investments in ports, infrastructure, energy, power and manufacturing sectors, days after New Delhi announced a USD 900 million loan to Colombo

Tax hike on components to make mobile PLI uncompetitive for exports: ICEA

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 07:58
ICEA has said that increase in taxes on components will make the products manufactured in India under the PLI scheme globally uncompetitive.

Goyal assures full support to IT firms in pushing growth, exports to $1 trn

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 07:46
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal assured full government support to leaders of top IT companies in pushing the growth of the sector and taking services exports to $1 trn in a decade.

Bombay HC sets aside rejection of refund claims by GST authorities

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 04:26
Claim had been rejected as it was filed after 2 yrs; Court sets rejection aside as authorities had not considered earlier SC relaxation on time limit due to Covid

India's gold imports jump over two-fold to $38 bn in Apr-Dec 2021

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 02:45
India's gold imports, which has a bearing on the country's current account deficit (CAD), more than doubled to $38 billion during April-December this fiscal

PV exports from India rise 46% in April-Dec; Maruti Suzuki leads segment

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 02:05
Passenger vehicle exports from India increased 46 per cent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year, with Maruti Suzuki India leading the segment with dispatches of around 1.68 lakh units

ATF price hiked by 4.2%, second increase in Jan as petrol, diesel unchanged

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 01:19
Jet fuel or ATF price was hiked by 4.2 per cent - the second increase in rates this month warranted by firming international oil prices, but petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged

India risks stagflation, growth concentrated at 'top end': Kaushik Basu

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 00:55
India's overall macroeconomic situation is in a recovery mode but the growth is concentrated at the top end, which is a worrying trend, according to former World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu

Haryana job reservation to impact industry sentiments: PHD Chamber

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 21:30
Industry body PHD Chamber on Saturday said that the job reservation scheme in Haryana will impact industry sentiments during the pandemic time.

Chhattisgarh to generate 1.2-1.5 million employment opportunities

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 20:28
Chhattisgarh has constituted an Employment Mission under the chairmanship of CM Bhupesh Baghel with an aim to generate 12 to 15 lakh new employment opportunities in next five years, officials said

India will be world's tech, economic powerhouse in 2047: Jitendra Singh

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 20:24
Union Minister Jitendra Singh said when India turns 100 in the year 2047, ..."the country will be the world's technological and economic powerhouse".

Govt inaugurates India's first coal to methanol plant built by BHEL

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 09:33
Union Minister for Heavy Industries Mahendra Nath Pandey on Saturday dedicated India's first BHEL-built 'coal to methanol' pilot plant to the nation here

Power ministry revises norms for pro-actively setting up EV charing infra

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 08:32
The power ministry has unveiled revised norms to support creation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, with an aim to enable a faster adoption of EVs in the country by ensuring safe, reliable ecosystem. The revised guidelines include allowing EV owners to charge them at their residence/offices using their existing electricity connections and de-licensing the setting up of EV charging infra. "The Union Ministry of Power has promulgated the revised consolidated Guidelines & Standards for Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles (EV) on 14th January 2022," a power ministry statement said on Saturday. "The objective is to enable a faster adoption of electric vehicles in India by ensuring safe, reliable, accessible and affordable charging infrastructure and ecosystem," it added. Infrastructure requirements for public charging infrastructure as well as for public charging infrastructure for long range EVs and/or heavy duty EVs have been outlined, it stated. Any ...

Chhattisgarh to set up employment mission to create 1.5 mn jobs in 5 years

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 07:48
The Chhattisgarh government has decided to set up an employment mission headed by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel to create around 15 lakh job opportunities in the state in the next five years