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Jaitley Bets On Growth For Pay Commission Load; To Reach Out To Congress On GST

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday (24 November) offered to discuss with Congress changes in the Goods and Services Tax bill but also said that some of the party's demands can "damage" more than benefit the system

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Winter Session To Start On 26 Nov, Govt To Focus On GST Bill

Winter session of Parliament beginning tomorrow is set to be stormy with Opposition parties closing ranks to target Government on issues including 'intolerance' even as the ruling dispensation, which is keen to pass the GST bill, expressed its readiness to discuss all issues.

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Estonia Invites Indians To Join Its Digital Population

Estonia, the world's most digitally rich society, who has created Skype and Transferwise, has unveiled its e-residency programme of handing out digital identities to allow foreign nationals to establish, own and run European Union-based companies online in December 2014.

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ISIS Activities Disrupting Global Economy: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday (24 November) warned that disruptive ISIS activities could impact the world economy.

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Record PE Funds Exits In 2015 Signal Economy On Right Track

The spurt in exits seems to have eased the worry for many private equity and venture capital firms who were earlier not being able to cash out profitably due to a slowdown in the economy and weakness in secondary markets

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Foodpanda Partners IRCTC For Order And Delivery

The online food ordering, Foodpanda, has partnered with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), to deliver the meals of the travellers choice through foodpanda’s, and allow them to order from a wide variety of cuisine.

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Why Pay Commissions Mean “Minority Appeasement”

The 7th Pay Commission will directly affect 4.7 million people who are employed by the central government, including the railways. A close look at the silly and hypocritical debates around the 7th Pay Commission

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Modi, Obama To Meet On Sidelines Of Paris Climate Conference

US President Barack Obama will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Paris summit next week as part of an effort to forge a strong global agreement on climate change, the White House has announced

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Markets Closed On Wednesday For Holiday

Indian stocks, debt and currency markets will be closed on Wednesday for a holiday. Trading will resume on Thursday.

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China Likely To Invest Over $1 Trillion Overseas In Next 5 Years, Says Li

China is likely to invest over $1 trillion overseas and import more than $10 trillion in commodities over the next five years, the state-backed China Daily quoted Premier Li Keqiang as saying.

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