Government may include off-budget spending for a clearer picture
The govt may present other liabilities on its books, a move that could raise fiscal deficit sharply.
Data analytics to curb fake input tax credit claims
Revenue secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey is reviewing the matter of fraud input tax credit (...
Australia, NZ hit fresh closing peaks on positive global data, trade deal
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 per cent to close at 7,064.10.
Supreme Court forms committee to draft mediation law, will send to government
The panel, to be headed by mediator Niranjan Bhat, will recommend a code of conduct for mediators, who are legal experts. On January 12, the committee met in Hyderabad to consider suggestions for a legislation put forth by mediators from all over India. The mediators emphasised on confidentiality, the voluntary nature of the process, neutrality etc.
Revenue department detects 931 GST fraud cases through data analytics
Refunds of over Rs 28,000 crore are said to have been filed by over 27,000 taxpayers so far on account of inverted duty structure in the current financial year.
STEM jobs in India increase 44% in 2016-2019, shows data
Delhi is leading the way for STEM jobs with 31% of overall postings among metros, followed by Mumbai (21%), Bengaluru (14%), Pune (12%), Hyderabad (12%) & Chennai (10%). The West has beaten the rest of the country to the top spot, with 34% of all postings from this region. The North-South of India come in at a close second with 31% of postings.
India's about to hand people data Americans can only dream of
Backed by the Reserve Bank of India, it’s an ambitious approach that combines privacy protection with credit reporting: if it works, it could unlock the credit market for millions of Indians while offering new levels of data security and consumer control.
India tops power generation tenders globally in Q4 2019, solar accounts for 73.7% share
Among the technologies, solar accounted for 216 tenders with a 73.7% share, followed by thermal with 33 tenders and an 11.3% share and hydro with 20 tenders and a 6.8% share.
Punjab government passes resolution against CAA
Resolution moved by Punjab government against Citizenship Amendment Act has been passed in the state assembly.Punjab government passes resol...
NABARD sanctions Rs 486.47 crore for Assam under its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
In a statement the NABARD stated it has sanctioned Rs 410.38 crore out of total financial outlay of Rs 455.98 crore for rural bridges to be constructed in 29 districts. Around 27.12 lakh population in 803 villages will be benefited. The better connectivity would also benefit 322 markets, 208 schools and 88 hospitals/health centres.
Geospatial data will emerge as a key differentiator for businesses: CSS Corp's Manish Tandon
Geospatial technologies can use the power of IoT and analytics to provide real-time insights to manage basic amenities such as power and streamlining postal operations. This form of data combined with market intelligence, demographics, and operational data can be used for building marketing networks, creating telecom infrastructure, or scheduling healthcare visits in smart cities.
Kuwait firm to set up Rs 49,000 cr oil refinery in Tamil Nadu: Chief Minister Palaniswami
The setting up of the refinery would see the southern districts in the state develop like Jamnagar in Gujarat and Jurong Island in Singapore, said Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister K Palaniswami. He further added that 59 companies which signed MoUs with the state government in the second edition of the Global Investors meet in January last year, have commenced production.
Rajasthan govt ready to introduce resolution against CAA: Sachin Pilot
The Rajasthan government will introduce a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the assembly session beginning Friday, Deput...
Will invite Congress, NCP to join Thackeray on Ayodhya visit: Sanjay Raut
Sanjay Raut said that offering prayers to Lord Ram has got nothing to do with the common minimum programme, on the basis of which the three ideologically different parties came together to form govt in Maharashtra. It will be the first visit of Sena chief Thackeray to Ayodhya in UP since his party severed ties with the BJP over sharing of power in Maharashtra.
Communication Resource Unit created to provide support to national flagship programmes
The Unit provides social and behavioural change communications (SBCC) to state governments as well as to central government schemes such as POSHAN Abhiyaan, National Health Mission and Swachh Bharath Mission among others. It is currently operating in three states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.
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