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Sometimes The Image Perception Doesn’t Portray Real On Ground Scenario: Chairman, Indian Railways

The reality remains that the total numbers of accidents have come down. Sometimes the image perception doesn’t portray the real on ground scenario

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As The World Is Ageing, India Is Getting Younger: KT Rama Rao

The minister of the youngest state in the country, KT Rama Rao spoke of the burden of expectation being a second-generation politician and his personal approach to work

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Not State's Business To Decide What Tourists Eat & Drink: NITI CEO

At least four states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Daman -- have announced plans to bar liquor sales, adding to the list that includes Gujarat, Bihar, Nagaland and Manipur which are already dry

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5.7% GDP Growth Rate Still A Very Strong Number, Says Sanjeev Sanyal

Sanyal also stated that the government is looking at options such as an issue of recapitalization bonds or diluting government stake in Public Sector Banks for the recapitalization of banks

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It Is Important To Manage Water Effectively To Grow At High Rates: Amitabh Kant

"With 700 million going to get into urbanization, 17% of the world's population, with just 4% of the water resources, India faces a major challenge when it comes to water management", said Kant, adding that, "84% our water goes into irrigation"

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If Centre Can Balance Its Fiscal Prudence With Excise Duty Cut, Then So Can States: Dharmendra Pradhan

After cutting excise duty by Rs 2 per litre, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked the states to slash the Value-Added Tax (VAT) on fuel by 5 per cent yesterday, while maintaining its fiscal prudence

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Persuasion Works Better Than Regulation In India: Piyush Goyal

In my own sense, persuasion works better and faster as compared to regulation. We need to incentivise like we did for income tax for digital transactions, B2B. We are looking at more such mediums to encourage people more,” said the minister

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In infrastructure Demand Is Outstripping Supply By A Wide Margin: Srivatsan Rajan, Bain & Company

We need a regulatory framework to kick in. One of the cases is the point is RERA, and we hope that’s successful. The regulatory framework being successful would lead to demand-supply gap being met within the timeframe we desire. The framework is in place when we are doing our forward planning, says Chandrajit Banerjee, CII

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The Chance To Cash On Demonetisation Was Open For Everyone & Not Just Us: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

After making “Paytm Karo” or “use Paytm” the new buzz words, he feels that businesses should pick the ticket that suits them

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Govt Adviser Says Consolidation May Lead To 10-15 State Banks

The government may cut its stakes in state-run banks to 52 percent, Sanjeev Sanyal, principal economic adviser at the finance ministry

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Rail Ecosystem Can Create 10 Lakh Jobs In A Year, Says Piyush Goyal

Monetising the real estate assets as well as fast tracking some of the existing investment plans would generate a lot of employment opportunities in the railways and the ecosystem around it

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Why can’t we just say 'I'm Not Okay', Says Deepika Padukone At WEF

At the World Economic Forum, Dr Murli Doraiswamy and Deepika Padukone were in conversation with Barkha Dutt on the subject of mental health issues.

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Recent Tax Reforms Hold Promise for India’s Economy: India Inc

Despite the resistance, the changes have already helped to improve the efficiency of doing business in some sectors

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Mastercard, Andhra Pradesh Ink Strategic MoU To Digitally Transform State As A “Fintech Valley”

Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments industry and operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories

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Modi Is Driving Indian, Global Agenda: Sunil Mittal At WEF

India must seize the opportunity to take the lead in range of pressing issues, from global free trade and mass migration to climate change

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