Employability of graduates jumps to nearly 50% in 2019 from 33% in 2014: Survey
As per a report by Wheebox, People Strong and CII, there is an overall positive trend in talent supply.
Central GST falls short of budget estimate by 40pc in April-November
CGST collection during Apr-Nov stood at Rs 3.28 lakh crore against budge...
It’s time to revisit income tax rates: Bibek Debroy, Chairman PMEAC
This year we are around 5% and next year 6-6.5%, the PMEAC chairman said ...
Iran unveils budget to resist US sanctions
The US sanctions imposed last year in a bitter dispute centred on Iran’s nuclear programme include an embargo on the oil sector whose sales Washington aims to reduce to zero in a campaign of “maximum pressure”.
Iran unveils budget of 'resistance' against US sanctions
After unilaterally withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers in May last year, the US began imposing sanctions on Tehran, including on oil exports, which it aims to squeeze to zero in a campaign of "maximum pressure". Iran has suffered a sharp economic downturn, with a plummeting currency sending inflation skyrocketing.
2020 travel goals: 5 budget-friendly backpacking trails
It is holiday time of the year again and many would be gearing up for getaways. Among the very new-age types of travelling, backpacking has become a hit. For your 2020 travel goals, follow these backpacking trails across India even as you save money.
Budget-making team of Finance Ministry short of two key officials
The budget for 2020-21 to be presented on February 1 is keenly awaited for the expected second wave of structural reforms for pulling out the economy from its over six-year low growth. In addition to expenditure secretary, the position of joint secretary, one of the key officials in the entire Budget-making process, is also vacant for almost three months.
3.18 lakh children missing since 2014: Smriti Irani
In response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Irani presented the data according to which Madhya Pradesh was followed by West Bengal with 47,744 such children and Gujarat (43,658). The details of missing children were reported on web portals TrackChild and 'Khoya-Paya' which are used to track them.
Jharkhand: Candidates grew older by 1-13 yrs between 2014-19
Going by the candidates' declaration of their age, it implies they have grown older by 1 to 13 years between the 2014 and 2019 polls.
Since 2014, MoD inked around 180 deals with local industry
"A contract for manufacture of frigates under Project P 17A was signed in February 2015 with Mazagon Dockyards Limited (MDL), Mumbai valued worth Rs 45,000 crore while two frigates under Project P1135.6 are slated to be manufactured by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) under a contract signed in October 2018 worth Rs 14,100 crore," said Defence Ministry.
RBI may wait for Budget announcements before taking rate cut decision
“The forthcoming union budget will also provide better insight into further measures to be undertaken by the government and its impact on growth. Against this backdrop, the MPC judged that there is monetary policy space for further action, but it felt it appropriate to take a pause at this juncture.”
Navy budget declined from 18% to 13%: Chief Admiral Karambir Singh
New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh admitted that their defence budget has declined in recent years. “Navy's s...
Growth a national objective: Shaktikanta Das
Das, while speaking at the postpolicy press conference on Thursday, said at a critical juncture where growth was slacking, it was of paramount importance that monetary policy and fiscal policy work in coordination to achieve the best results in the national endeavour to revive growth. The career bureaucrat entered the RBI headquarters last December.
Dharmendra Pradhan hopes coming Budget will signal inclusion of ATF, natural gas in GST
When the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced on July 1, 2017 amalgamating 17 central and state levies, five commodities namely crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel, and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) were kept out of its purview given the revenue dependence of state governments on this sector.
'Shocking' pause? No, RBI is just awaiting signals from FM’s Budget
Shaktikanta Das said RBI is seeing some green shoots of growth revival in the economy.
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