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ficci: Azim Premji University, FICCI, TISS roll out plan for employment generation in MSME sector

Mumbai: Azim Premji University, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (TISS) on Saturday announced a...

budget 2021: ETMGS: Government in Budget 2021 should go for growth-oriented measures to bridge the income gap

MUMBAI: Back in March when the government ordered a national lockdown at short notice to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the financial community...

Maize and soy, part of chicken feed, see price dip due to bird flu | India News

As bird flu spreads to nine states and Union Territories, it’s not just the poultry business that is taking a hit. Farmers who grow feed...

Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine can be available in India by 1st half of next year: Official | India News

NEW DELHI: Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine can be available in the country as early as the first half of next year, AstraZeneca Country President Gagandeep Singh...

Odisha fast emerging as the manufacturing hub of the Eastern India: Naveen Patnaik

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik while speaking at the 93 rd annual general meeting (AGM) of FICCI, said that Odisha is very successfully on the...

India’s manufacturing poised to witness recovery in July-September quarter: Survey

New Delhi: India’s manufacturing sector is poised to witness recovery in the July-September quarter, even as hiring outlook for the segment remains bleak, according to...

e-commerce: Growth of e-commerce in grocery channels irreversible; will co-exist with general trade: HUL CMD Sanjiv Mehta

New Delhi: Growth of e-commerce in the grocery segment is “irreversible” but kirana stores and modern trade channels would also remain relevant, Hindustan Unilever CMD...

India Kazakhstan news: India, Kazakhstan explore co-production and co-development of defence products

NEW DELHI: India and Central Asia’s biggest state Kazakhstan are exploring widening defence partnership including joint production as well as opening a new chapter in...

Government must step up spending to boost demand: India Inc

Business during the Covid-19 pandemic has taught India Inc many lessons, the most important being, how to be nimble to outmanoeuvre uncertainty. However, they are...

India Inc welcomes new labour laws, says it will push up costs but gives freedom

India Inc hailed the proposed changes to labour laws, saying they would provide operational freedom to employers, although provisions related to universal social security and...

India suggests partnership with Japan in Russian Far-East

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday suggested an expansion of the partnership between India and Japan in third countries including Russian Far...

I-T dept prepares to implement faceless income tax appeals from September 25: Finance secretary

Finance secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said preparations are being made to implement faceless income tax appeals from September 25. The income tax department has already...

faceless taxation: Big Data to track tax frauds? Govt lens on big deals, stock purchases

Union Finance Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey on Friday hinted at the use of Big Data to track major financial transactions, under-reporting of income and tax...

IT Department to map digital behaviour of taxpayers to create profiles

The income tax department will map the digital behaviour of taxpayers to create their profiles under faceless scrutiny assessment in electronic mode, a senior official...

RSS affiliates VHP, SJM give call to boycott Chinese goods

NEW DELHI: RSS affiliates VHP and Swadeshi Jagran Manch see the strained relations with China as the right moment to firmly reject all Chinese goods...

View: To fix economy, change mindset – Moody’s and other assessments of India’s economic outlook must set alarm bells ringing

This week, international ratings agency Moody’s downgraded India’s sovereign debt ratings and made the outlook negative. The same agency had upgraded India’s ratings in 2017....

Auction of mineral blocks with pre-embedded clearances to attract huge investments: Ficci

NEW DELHI: Industry body Ficci on Friday welcomed the Centre’s guidelines to auction mineral blocks with pre-embedded clearances and said the move will attract huge...

Make in Odisha 2020 still on track, says government

BHUBANESWAR: Make in Odisha, the state’s marquee event, will be held at the end of the year and there is no let-up in the state...

Jahnabi Phookan appointed as National President of FICCI FLO

New Delhi: Jahnabi Phookan has been appointed as National President of FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), the oldest women-led and -focused business chamber of Southeast Asia...

Stimulus package can help Biotech sector become self-reliant

NEW: Biotechnology is an asset heavy industry, said Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, executive chairperson, Biocon at a webinar on “Wonder Women in Frontline Biotech: India Leading the...

Package to unleash economic growth, drive post pandemic recovery: India Inc

NEW DELHI: India Inc on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s announcement of a Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package was the “need of the...

labour law: Lockdown-hit industry demands suspension of labour laws for 2-3 yrs

New Delhi: Employers‘ associations on Friday demanded suspension of labour laws barring some key provisions across the country for next two-three years to help the...

No need to further curb ‘non-audit’ services of auditors: Industry bodies tell govt

NEW DELHI: Opposing any further curbs on ‘complementary’ non-audit services provided by auditors to companies, several industry bodies have told the government that the existing...

PM-CARES fund to have up to 13 eminent experts

NEW DELHI: The PM-CARES Fund can have up to 13 eminent experts, working pro bono, and can undertake relief or assistance of any kind relating...