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Imported mobile,tablets price may go up, local producers gain

Sanjanaa at mobile app launchNew Delhi: In a move to boost local manufacturing of mobile phones and tablets, the government today increased duty benefits for domestic producers of these electronic items. Excise duty structure [...]

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Suspense on Presidential candidates ahead of BCCI AGM

bcciChennai: With just two days to go for the Cricket Board’s much-awaited Annual General Meeting, both N Srinivasan and his rival faction are keeping their cards close to the chest [...]

February 28th, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jaitley proposes law to promote ease of doing business

Union budgetNew Delhi: Aiming to improve the ease of doing business in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today proposed appointing an expert committee to prepare a draft legislation for obtaining [...]

February 28th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Topnews | Read More »

No healing touch to distressed farmers in Vidarbha

VidarbhaNagpur: The Centre has failed to give any healing touch in its policy road map budget to the distressed three million dry land farmers which are growing cash crops like [...]

February 28th, 2015 | Posted in Maharashtra | Read More »

Govt announces host of steps to deal with black money menace

wife-husand moneyNew Delhi: To check black money menace, the government today announced 10-year imprisonment for hiding foreign assets, along with a host of other tough measures including dis-incentivising of cash dealings [...]

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Union Budget 2015: At a Glance

UNION BUDGET 2015-16. [...]

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US Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown

US CongressWashington:  Feuding US lawmakers narrowly avoided a Department of Homeland Security shutdown at the 11th hour, but funded the agency only until March 6, forcing Congress to revisit the issue [...]

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Smoking, eating out, air travel to be costlier

SmokingNew Delhi: Smoking and consumption of other tobacco items will be more expensive, while an increase in service tax rate would make costlier a whole lot of other activities including [...]

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India targets 1,75,000 mw green power by 2022: Budget

Union budgetNew Delhi: Emphasising the need to generate more  electricity from clean energy sources, the government today announced a massive renewable power production target of 1,75,000 mw in the next seven [...]

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North Korean leader tells army: ‘prepare for war’

NKOREA-POLITICS-KIMSeoul:  North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said today, as Pyongyang ramps up the [...]

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