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Capital Markets Engine For India's Growth, Says Uday Kotak

Those who had access to capital irrespective of sectors including stressed one were able to navigate and survive the turbulent time, Kotak who is also managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank said at the CII Corporate Governance Summit.

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Logistics Sector Resilience Holds Key To Revive The Economy Post Covid-19 Era

The Union Budget 2021 promises increased spending on infrastructure, focusing on new and improved economic corridors, and road and railway infrastructure.

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India Struggles To Safeguard Data: Recurring Cases Of Data Breach

Indian Cyber law only a single act in store, the Information Technology act of 2000, that defines cybersecurity only as a lip service to the cyber security legal framework.

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No Plan To Introduce Four-day Work Week In Central Government Offices: Min

'Presently, there is no such proposal to introduce four days a week or 40 hours a week for Central Government officials,' Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

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Japan Exports Fall As China, US Demand Weakens

Imports rose 11.8% in the year to February, roughly matching the median estimate, following a 9.5% drop in the prior month and bringing a trade surplus of 217.4 billion yen ($2 billion).

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Efficient Management, Tech Use By Pvt Sector To Unlock Real Value Of Cpses Being Privatised: FM

The government has budgeted to raise Rs 1.75 lakh crore in the next fiscal beginning April 1 from the CPSE share sale, including strategic disinvestment and minority stake sale.

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China's Factories, Consumers Drive Recovery Into 2021

Retail sales increased 33.8%, also faster than a forecast 32% rise and marking a significant jump from 4.6% growth in December and a 20.5% contraction for January-February of 2020.

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Fiscal Steps Taken By Govt Led To Positive Growth In Q3: Nirmala

The minister further said that the gradual unlocking of the economy has eased supply-side disruptions enabling inflation to decline from 7.6 per cent in October, 2020 to 4.1 per cent in January 2021, mainly on account of decline in food inflation.

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German Exports Post Surprise Rise As China Trade Sizzles

Exports to other European Union countries fell 6.0% on the year, those to the United Kingdom dropped 29% and those to the United States decreased by 6.2%.

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Importance Of Women Leaders In Achieving Sustainable Growth

A balanced workforce with strong female representation comes with inherent benefits for any business to reach its full potential.

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Expect Moderately Worse Banking Sector Outlook For Next Fiscal: Fitch

The state's less-than-adequate recapitalisation plans for its banks further underscores the risk, which will likely keep risk aversion high among banks amid continuing uncertainty about asset quality and an uneven economic recovery.

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Delhi's Economy Estimated To Contract By 3.92% In FY'21: Survey

The per capita income also went down from Rs 3.76 lakh in 2019-20 to Rs 3.54 lakh in the current fiscal year.

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Women Entrepreneurs: The Key For Unlocking India's True Potential

Government initiatives to boost women entrepreneurship such as Mudra Yojana Scheme, Annapurna Scheme, Dena Shakti Scheme, and TREAD (Trade-Related Entrepreneurship Assistance and Development) Scheme have been created to provide financial assistance to women entrepreneurs to either set up new projects or upgrade and modernize the earlier ones.

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China Sets Modest GDP Growth Target As Economy Improves

The government has set its 2021 target for consumer price inflation at around 3%, compared with a target of around 3.5% last year.

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Hong Kong Dropped From Economic Freedom Index As Policies 'Controlled From Beijing'

Developments in Hong Kong or Macau that are relevant to economic freedom would be considered in the context of China's evaluation in the index, it added. China slipped to 107 from 103, among the list of 178 countries.

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