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Accelerating domestic output of telecom gear in strategic interest: TRAI

Amid wide-scale concerns over use of Chinese gear in telecom networks, TRAI Chairman R S Sharma has said that India must accelerate domestic manufacturing...

Peak power demand declines further to 5.65% in first fortnight of August

The slump in peak power demand has widened to 5.65 per cent in the first fortnight of August from 2.61 per cent drop recorded...

Livelihood mission of 2014 has a few pointers for urban job scheme

As the economy stares at a recession in 2020-21, job creation will be a big challenge in urban India where the unemployment rate in...

Solve for India, sell to the world: Digital India Foundation’s Arvind Gupta

Co-founder and head of Digital India Foundation Arvind Gupta said the country is poised to achieve self-reliance in defence and tech sectors over the...

RBI transfers its surplus to the govt, but the deficit is just too wide

The transfers from RBI to the government is always keenly watched. This year the RBI Board has approved a transfer of Rs 57,128 crore...

Rise in fiscal deficit likely to impact construction sector this yr: Report

Even as construction activities in the country have resumed since July, increase in fiscal deficit of central and state governments is likely to impact...

India can be great place for a country wanting import alternative: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said India can emerge as a great destination for countries that are searching for new alternatives for imports...

Gadkari to lay foundation stone for Rs 3,000 cr highway projs for Manipur

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stone of highway projects worth Rs 3,000 crore for Manipur on Monday through a virtual ceremony,...

July exports shrink 10.2%, trade deficit hits three-month high of $4.83 bn

India’s exports contracted by 10.2 per cent in July, slightly lower than June’s 12.4 per cent, as trade of major foreign-exchange earners such as...

Covid-19 impact: Bank credit growth moderates further to 5.5% by July-end

Bank credit growth moderated further to 5.5 per cent during the fortnight ended July 31, from 5.8 per cent, in a month which saw...

Part of 10-year bond left unsold in auction as traders demand higher yield

Just within a fortnight of its issuance, a portion of the benchmark 10-year bond remained unsold in Friday’s auction as traders demanded higher yield. The...

‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ also means ‘making for the world’, says PM Modi

The coronavirus pandemic might be a big global menace, but not so big as to halt India’s aspiration of self-reliance and its development juggernaut,...

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