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Friday, Aug 07, 2020


Aug 07, 2020 06:58
“Weak demand has been the key pain point for businesses and all levers need to be used to get consumption back on track. Front loading at least another 25 bps [basis points] cut in the repo rate would have been well timed,” FICCI president Sangita Reddy said. One basis point is one-hundredth of a percentage point. read more
Jul 23, 2020 14:46
The list of sectors include food processing, organic farming, agro chemicals, electronics, industrial machinery, furniture, leather, auto parts and textiles, among others. read more
Jul 12, 2020 02:47
Piyush Goyal said that India should become the global leader in the content development. Talking about the restrictive practices and roadblocks created by certain countries for the Indian film industry, he said India will reciprocate in similar manner, if such issues are brought to the notice of the Government. read more
Jun 09, 2020 00:51
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the outbreak of Covid-19 has hit economic growth. The government has now taken a slew of measures to improve liquidity for businesses and has suspended the operation of the bankruptcy code for at least six months. read more
May 03, 2020 13:24
India campers in Patiala and Bengaluru SAI centres likely to get the green signal to train outdoors by May end. read more
Apr 23, 2020 23:29
Unsold goods and delayed payments have turned off liquidity taps for the MSMEs sector, leading to a “complete breakdown”, according to the business lobby FICCI, which has mooted proposals for support. read more
Apr 22, 2020 10:27
Ficci has been demanding a stimulus package of Rs 9-10 lakh crore to bring the economy back on track. Some industry associations have demanded a Rs 16 lakh crore industry revival package. read more
Apr 14, 2020 20:55
The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) minister also told industry officials to clear pending dues owed by them to units to ease distress in the sector and inject liquidity into the market. read more
Mar 24, 2020 16:46
The private sector is with the State in the battle against Covid-19. But it will also need help in these difficult times read more
Mar 05, 2020 14:23
NSA Doval’s statement comes against the backdrop of the communal riots in Delhi where the police leadership was seen to have failed to contain the violence in the initial few days that eventually led to the death of 47 people. read more
Feb 20, 2020 00:24
The new post-Brexit policy is pitched as a “firm and fair” mechanism that will treat all migrants equally as the free movement of people from within the European Union (EU) comes to an end from January 1 next year. read more
Feb 17, 2020 08:32
The tax will hurt the country’s fledgling e-commerce sector, according to a presentation prepared by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for the government. read more
Feb 06, 2020 13:22
Inaugural ceremony of online Maths competition held. read more
Feb 05, 2020 17:16
According to the report, 654 diaspora-owned companies in the UK – excluding partnerships or sole traders – have combined revenues of £36.84 billion, employing over 174,000 people. read more
Jan 22, 2020 19:40
If it is a lot higher than nominal GDP, either it is false, or taxes will increase, or tax harassment will intensify read more