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Exim Bank extends USD 800 million credit line to Maldives

Exim Bank has now in place 245 LoCs, covering 63 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, with commitments of around USD 24.24 billion.

20 Mar 2019 4:18 PM

GST Council-like institutions needed for healthcare, rural development: Jaitley

I think a body like the GST Council, as a federal institution can do that job (coordination), said Arun Jaitley.

20 Mar 2019 3:44 PM

DGFT comes up with online facility to obtain import licence for restricted items

During April-February 2018-19, the country's imports grew 9.75 per cent to USD 464 billion.

20 Mar 2019 3:15 PM

Foreign investors turned net buyers of Asian bonds in February

On the other hand, Indian bonds saw foreign outflows of USD 844 million in February.

20 Mar 2019 2:44 PM

India's fuel demand rises 3.8 per cent in February

Fuel consumption in Feb totalled 17.41 million tonnes as compared to 16.77 million tonnes in same month last year.

19 Mar 2019 2:51 PM

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Net direct tax collection crosses Rs 10 lakh crore mark

Tax collection during April-January of this fiscal stood at Rs 7.89 lakh crore as against Rs 12 lakh crore targeted for 2018-19.

19 Mar 2019 1:59 PM

Govt committed to maintain credibility of statistical orgs, says senior official

The official said NSSO's employment data would be released by the end of March.

19 Mar 2019 10:57 AM

India can't achieve 9-10 per cent GDP growth without agri-revolution: Kant

Kant also stressed on scrapping Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee and some old laws like Essential Commodites Act.

19 Mar 2019 10:56 AM

131 CAs debunk allegations of economists over political interference in data

131 CAs termed the concerns raised by the 108 economists as

18 Mar 2019 5:05 PM

GST Council to consider implementation of lower GST rates for realty sector

GST collections in February dropped to Rs 97,247 crore from Rs 1.02 lakh crore in the previous month.

18 Mar 2019 2:44 PM

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India to post Customs intelligence officers in China to check financial frauds

In past, Indian authorities have detected a few cases of smuggling to and from China, an official said.

18 Mar 2019 10:57 AM

CAIT urges govt to probe Chinese goods imported via hawala route

CAIT, in a statement, claimed that "such hawala money might be transferred to Pakistan for conducting terror activities".

17 Mar 2019 6:28 PM

Stunting declines to 34.7 pc in 2017-18 from 38.4 pc in 2015-16

National Family Health Survey is based on the information collected from 1.12 lakh households.

17 Mar 2019 4:25 PM

CPSE ETF: Fifth tranche subscription to open on Mar 19; govt eyes Rs 3,500 cr

This would be second Central Public Sector Enterprises ETF FFO in current fiscal after Rs 17,000 crore raised November.

17 Mar 2019 4:15 PM

RBI Guv to hold pre-policy meet with trade bodies, rating agencies on Mar 26

Trade bodies, including industry chambers, rating agencies and representatives of Bank Depositors' Assn have been called.

17 Mar 2019 3:16 PM

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NTPC's captive coal output to nearly treble in 2018-19

NTPC's captive coal production is expected be 7.25 mn tonnes, up by a 170 pc, from 2.68 mn tonnes, a company official said.

17 Mar 2019 11:19 AM

Trade deficit pegged at USD 93.32 billion in Apr to Feb 2018-19

Merchandise exports totalled 298.47 billion dollars, marking an increase of 8.85 per cent in the same period of previous year.

16 Mar 2019 1:37 PM

Clearing backlog of defence purchases to be priorities for future: Jaitley

Development of rural India and improvement of healthcare and education would be the other priority areas, says Jaitley.

16 Mar 2019 11:00 AM

Rupee rallies 24 paise to 69.10 vs USD on robust foreign inflows

Forex traders said, the rally in the Indian markets was led by strong FII buying on account of reduction in geopolitical risks.

15 Mar 2019 6:27 PM

Govt banking on advance tax collection to meet direct tax target of Rs 12 lakh cr

Government had earlier estimated Rs 11.5 lakh crore mop-up from direct tax collection.

15 Mar 2019 3:02 PM

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