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India Will Achieve Projected Growth Rate Of 7.4% In 2017: ADB

India is expected to achieve the projected growth rate of 7.4 per cent in 2017 and further up 7.6 per cent next year on strong consumption demand, with South Asia leading the growth chart in Asia and the Pacific

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'India's GDP Could Rise To About $8 Trillion Over Next 15 Years'

With that level of economic growth, living standards and amenities that are taken for granted in the west will become accessible to a very large part of the population in India in the coming 15 years

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GST Implementation May Create Upto 1 Lakh Jobs: Infosys Co-Founder

"Ninety per cent of jobs are in unorganised sector, only 10 per cent of jobs are in organised sector. So, the transformation from unorganised to organised sector will take more time. GST is the beginning of this transformation."

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'Around 25% Of Worldwide Deaths Linked To Environmental ill health'

In particular, the report notes, environmental threats are posing an increasingly acute danger to human health - especially in major emerging markets such as China and India.

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The Challenges And Dilemma Of Sustainable Development: India’s Response

The dilemma of sustainable development lies in the challenges for economic growth and development that are directly linked to the immense risk of climate change.

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Indian Economic Reforms On Track, Says USIBC President

United States India Business Council, a top American advocacy group representing US business interests in India, on 24 May said that India is open for business and reforms are also on-track

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'Half Of The World's Problems​ Will Get Automatically Solved If Women Are Given Complete Authority Over Family Expenditure'

The growth of a nation in its true sense would be achieved, when the women of the society are put in the forefront, voiced the Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu

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India To Grow At 7.2% In 2017-18, Predicts IMF

India's growth is expected to rebound to 7.2 per cent in the 2017-18 fiscal and 7.7 per cent in 2018-19 after 'disruptions' caused by demonetisation, the IMF said on Tuesday, while recommending removal of long-standing 'structural bottlenecks' to enhance market efficiency

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GST Scheduled For July 1 Rollout, Says Jaitley

The Goods and Services Tax is on schedule for implementation from July 1 and will not lead to any significant increase in prices of goods although cost of some services may see a marginal hike, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said

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Under Governor Urjit Patel, Reserve Bank Zooms In On 4 Per Cent Inflation Target

Under Governor Urjit Patel, the Reserve Bank of India will target inflation of 4 per cent, three officials familiar with its thinking said, adopting a narrower reading of its mandate than markets in a bid to stamp out rampant price rises of the past

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'India Growing At 10% In 3 Years Is Achievable'

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Shobana Kamineni, who is the first woman President of CII, shares her candid views on the implementation of the GST, farm loans and job creation in the country

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Bullish US Federal Reserve Holds Interest Rates Steady, Downplays Economic Weakness

The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and downplayed weak first-quarter economic growth while emphasising the strength of the labour market, in a sign it was still on track for two more rate rises this year

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Economy To Grow 7.4 Per Cent In FY 18; GST, Bankruptcy Law Big Positives, Says ADB

The Indian economy will grow 7.4 per cent this fiscal and 7.6 per cent in the next as the bankruptcy and GST laws will help create a better business friendly environment, the Asian Development Bank said

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India To Clock 7.1 Per Cent GDP This Year, 7.5 Per Cent In 2018, Predicts UN Report

India is expected to clock 7.1 per cent growth this year before edging up to 7.5 per cent in 2018, according to a UN report, which warned that the country faces heightened risks related to the concentration of bad loans in the public sector banks

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FM Jaitley Promises No Surprises In GST Rate Fixation

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has promised not to spring any surprises in fixing tax rates under the new GST regime but asked India Inc to pass on benefit of reduced taxes to consumers and not profiteer

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