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Budget Announcements May Boost Housing Sector

Tax incentives, lower interest rates for affordable housing, tax benefits for 2nd house, subsuming of stamp duty in GST are among a slew of measures that may be announced on July 5

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US Wants India To Embrace Fair And Reciprocal Trade, Lower Barriers

Bilateral trade is likely to be an important topic of discussion during Pompeo's talks with the Indian leadership.

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Pompeo Meets PM Modi, Discusses Key Strategic Issues

Besides India's missile defence system deal with Russia, terrorism, H-1B visas, trade and the situation arising out of US sanctions on buying oil from Iran, are likely to be discussed on Wednesday during the talks between Jaishankar and Pompeo.

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Export-Led Growth Very Critical For Good Jobs In India, Says Arvind Panagariya

We need to get to 8-10 per cent growth if good jobs are going to be provided, said Arvind Panagariya.

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SC Refuses To Entertain Cong's Plea Against Separate Bypolls For 2 Gujarat RS Seats

The apex court, however, granted liberty to the Gujarat Congress to file an 'election petition' after conclusion of polls to the two Upper House seats vacated by Union ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani.

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Situation In WB Nothing Less Than Emergency: Javadekar

Expressing shock over "some politicians" terming the present scenario as emergency, Javadekar said those who are making such comments were once in the Congress.

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Chopper Scam: SC Asks Rajeev Saxena If His Relatives Would Guarantee Return After ED Objects

A vacation bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai took note of the objections of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that Saxena, who has been allowed by trial and high courts to go abroad for treatment for blood cancer and other ailments, has no roots in India and he may not return if permitted to go.

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Over 84,000 Vacancies In Central Armed Police Forces: Govt

In a written reply to Lok Sabha, the Home Ministry said vacancies keep arising in the forces due to retirement, voluntary retirement and death

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BJP Accuses Mamata Govt Of Trying To Create 'West Bangladesh'

The TMC, however, claimed that the National Register for Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Bill were aimed at deliberately targeting the minority community.

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Storm Is Coming: Firms Brace For Transport Disruption Post Shipping Shakeup

World's 2 biggest container shipping lines - Denmark's Maersk and MSC - say they face annual extra costs of over $2 billion each.

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IOC Sees Growth In Indian Fuel Demand Above 4% In 2019

Gasoline and jet fuel demand are expected to rise by 7-8% this year, while diesel consumption could increase by 3%

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Agriculture: The Game Of Loans

Farm loan waivers have often served as populist carrots to woo the populous farming community before polls in India. A close look at the trend

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Govt Seeks Views Of States On Crop Insurance Scheme

He said the letter was written after some state governments and farmer unions demanded the Agriculture Ministry make the scheme voluntary.

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Diplomacy: No Disruption

India and the United States have locked horns over trade measures of late, but our intangible relations still click in bilateral relations

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India, US Nearing Industrial Security Pact For Defence Tech Transfers

Disputes over trade and protectionist moves have escalated between the two countries in recent months, but defence ties remain strong with Washington seeking to build Indian capabilities as a counterweight to China.

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