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India Scores Big!

30 days is the time it takes now to register a new business in India

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Early-Stage Venture Capitalism Needed For Financing In Food Processing Sector: Deepak Shahdadpuri, MD and Founder, DSG Consumer Partners

Early stage venture capitalism is the need of the hour according to Deepak Shahdadpuri, MD and Founder, DSG Consumer Partners

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Huge Economic Benefit Of Investing In Food Safety: Martien Van Nieuwkoop, Director, Agriculture, World Bank

"We are conducting a study on the economics of food safety in India. There has been great progress in India with respect to ease of doing business, but food safety is not explicitly included in the rankings of ease of doing business," Martien Van Nieuwkoop, Director of Agriculture, World Bank

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Both NDA And UPA Ignored Tourism Sector, Says Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor believes that his former government and the one led by Narendra Modi have ignored the all-important sector of tourism

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Markets Fly To New Heights After India's World Bank Leap

India improved its rank considerably as it went up 30 notches to the 100th place in the World Bank report

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Ease Of Doing Business: Word Bank Recognises India As The Top 10 Improvers

A jump in 30 places within 2 years, India ranked 100th in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report released today. The report recognises India as one of the top 10 improvers in the assessment, however does not take into account the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolled out this year

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Corporate Sector Can Play Key Role In Achieving Urban Sanitation Goals, Report Says

The comprehensive report entitled State of Urban Water and Sanitation in India is one such activity based on rigorous consultations with stakeholders and data collected over three years, Vice Chancellor, TERI University

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India’s Policies Hamper Growth Of U.S. Agricultural Exports, Says USDA’s Foreign Agriculture Service

As per USDA’s Foreign Agriculture Service, high Indian agricultural tariffs hinder many U.S. agricultural exports

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India Calls For Urgent Revision Of IMF Quota

Addressing the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hoped that this can be accomplished as part of the 15th General Review of Quotas

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Never Talked About Fiscal Stimulus: Arun Jaitley

He also said that the Reserve Bank of India is a mature institution and it knows what to do

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India Has High Growth Potential For Next Two Decades: Arun Jaitley

The whole environment of doing business has changed in a matter of months, Jaitley told a Washington audience at an event organised by the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum

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IMF Chief For Creation Of More Inclusive Global Trading System

Addressing a conference on globalisation, ahead of the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank yesterday (11 October), she said, "The best policy response to all...challenges is not to turn our back on trade

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Cabinet Nod To Major Skill Development Schemes

Sankalp is Rs 4,455 crore centrally sponsored scheme, including Rs 3,300 crore loan support from World Bank whereas Strive is a Rs 2,200 crore - central sector scheme, with half of the scheme outlay as World bank loan assistance

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PM's Advisory Council Member Questions IMF, WB Growth Outlook

While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India's growth forecast for the current fiscal by 0.5 percentage points to 6.7 per cent, the World Bank has pegged economic expansion at 7 per cent, down from 7.2 per cent projected earlier

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UBI Would Outperform PDS, Energy Subsidies: IMF Analysis

In its annual Fiscal Monitor report, the IMF carried a special box on the results from the microsimulation analysis of a policy reform that replaces food and fuel subsidies in India with a Universal Basic Income (UBI)

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