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H1-B visa delay to affect Indian IT firms: Nasscom

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 22:24

Bengaluru, March 5 (IANS) The temporary suspension of premium H1-B visa processing by the US administration would delay their issue to the Indian IT firms too but is not a major imperdiment, said industry's representative body Nasscom on Sunday.

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BRPL to commission smart grid sub-station in Delhi locality

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 19:06

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday dedicated to the residents of a locality in the national capital a 66/11 kV grid sub-station to be commissioned soon, according to BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL), one of the three electricity distribution companies (discoms) in the city.

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Industry data, US interest rate to guide equities markets

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 14:04

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Upcoming macro-economic industrial production data and cues on a likely US interest rate hike will determine the movement of the equities indices in the week beginning on Monday.

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Template for TN green protest laid by anti-Kudankulam N-plant stir

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 13:54

Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Parallels can be drawn between the ongoing protest by the people of Pudukottai district against a hydrocarbon project and the three-year-long agitation by the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) targeting the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), activists said.

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'Note ban will lead to even lower solar tariffs'

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 13:32

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With solar power tariffs falling below Rs 3 per unit in auctions last month, a major player in the solar rooftop space says they are on course to fall further given that the recent demonetisation measure has come as a boost to industry because of the availability of cheaper finance.

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Mobile app lets you drape clothes before buying

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 12:36

Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Want to check how the clothes would look on you before you decide to buy them, all from the comfort of your home? Then try this unique mobile app.

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'Imports like electronics, machinery go against Make in India'

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:04

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The government's "Make in India" programme to boost manufacturing should target on priority basis high import-intensive items like electronics, machinery, steel and transport equipment, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday.

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'Hong Kong's entrepreneurs are agile, have looked beyond borders'

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:02

Hong Kong, March 5 (IANS) This bustling city is smaller than New Delhi and has less than half its population, but it is the world's eighth-largest trading economy, seventh-largest exporter in merchandise trade, Asia's largest FDI recipient in 2016, and has the continent's fourth-largest stock market. Its cargo airport is the world's busiest.

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Election results, rupee to guide equities markets (Market Outlook)

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 09:44

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Crucial state election results, combined with upcoming macro-economic industrial production data and cues on a likely US interest rate hike will determine the movement of the equities indices in the week beginning on Monday.

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China sets 2017 growth target at around 6.5%

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 09:26

Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China has set its GDP growth target at around 6.5 per cent for 2017, compared with a target range of 6.5-7 per cent last year, a government report revealed on Sunday.

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China sets 2017 GDP growth target at around 6.5%

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 06:40

Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China has set its GDP growth target at around 6.5 per cent for 2017, compared with a target range of 6.5-7 per cent for 2016, according to a government work report available to the media on Sunday.

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Odisha proposes to set up CSR Council

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 21:14

Bhubaneswar, March 4 (IANS) The Odisha government has proposed to set up a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Council to bridge the gaps in allocation of CSR funds to priority sectors, an official said on Saturday.

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GST on track, to be implemented from July 1: Jaitley (Roundup)

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 19:10

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Giving a clear roadmap for its implementation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was on track and July 1 was going to be the likely rollout date of the new indirect tax regime.

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