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Minimum Wage Bill To Be Taken Up In Monsoon Session Of Parliament

The law will enable the Central government to set benchmark minimum wages for different regions across the country

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Government Seeks Parliament Nod To Spend Rs 85,315 Crore More This Fiscal

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal moved the fourth batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha

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Narendra Modi Congratulates Shinzo Abe On Re-Election

Abe got a resounding victory in the snap polls held yesterday (22 October), with his LDF-led coalition winning two-thirds majority in the lower house of Parliament

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IT Industry Feeling 'Pinch Of Global Slowdown', Visa, Re-Skilling Challenges

Misconstruing mobility of skilled people as immigration issue is a deterrent to the growth of this global business resulting in many barriers to free movement of skill and data in the major markets

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Government Capex To Rise 25% To Rs 3.9 Lakh Crore By FY20

It has budgeted for Rs 3,09,801 crore as capital expenditure during the current fiscal which will rise to Rs 3,41,000 crore in the next one, and to Rs 3,90,000 crore in 2019-20

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Agricultural Exports Decline To $33.87 Billion in FY17

Import of agricultural commodities (including plantation and marine products) in 2016-17 rose to $25.09 billion from $15.03 billion in 2013-14

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99 FDI Proposals Pending In Various Ministries: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman said the work of granting approval for foreign investment in eleven notified sectors/activities under FDI policy has now been entrusted to the concerned administrative ministries or departments

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Voting For Vice Presidential Poll Underway

The ruling NDA, which has a majority in the Lok Sabha, will find it easy to place its candidate in the post

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill For Setting Up Petroleum Institute In Andhra Pradesh

The IIPE is being set up at Visakhapatnam at a cost of Rs 650 crore as part of a package promised by the Centre to Andhra Pradesh after Telangana was carved out of it

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FDI In Textiles Doubled To $619 Million In 2016-17

In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta said during the first two months of current fiscal, the sector received $21.41 million foreign inflows

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India's New National Telecom Policy Envisages 5G Internet Services

The DoT envisages formulating a new National Telecom Policy in view of rapid technological advancement in the sector

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Govt Seeks Par Nod For Rs 11,166 Crore Additional Expenditure

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the supplementary demands for grants for 2017-18 as well as the demands for excess grants in the Lok Sabha for 2014-15

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Less Than 1 percent Job Seekers Got Employment: Labour Ministry

Employment in the country is a major concern and the falling numbers are alarming. Job creation has fallen to 8-year low level and the layoffs are leading employees into anxiety and depression

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‘India Sets Up Panel To Revive Loss-Making Steelmaker SAIL’

Due to steps taken by the government in 2016/17, SAIL could increase its domestic sales by 4 percent to 12.4 million tonnes in 2016/17

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60% Telemetry Stations Non-Operational, Flood Forecast Hit: CAG

It said the stations were non-functional due to various reasons such as equipment theft, dismantling due to inadequate security and non-installation of radar sensors/bubbler

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