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Mismanagement of economy sent rupee plunging: Congress

As the Indian rupee plunged to a fresh record low of 70.55 to a US dollar on Wednesday, the Congress slammed the government, saying it is a consequence of overall mismanagement of the economy, including demonetisation and badly implemented GST. Also quoting a Reserve Bank

Comply with Indian laws, IT Minister tells WhatsApp CEO

Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday told WhatsApp CEO Chris Daniels to comply with the Indian laws and take “suitable” steps to prevent misuse of the instant messaging platform in the country. Daniels’ meeting with the IT Minister came against the backdrop of

Global cues, rupee push equity indices higher

Positive global cues along with a recovery in the rupee value pushed the key indices of the Indian equity market higher during the morning trade session on Monday. According to market observers, healthy buying was witnessed in capital goods, automobile and oil and gas stocks.

Indian rupee has given no-confidence to Modi: Rahul

With the rupee plunging to its lowest-ever level of 70.08 against the US dollar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the national currency has given a “no-confidence to the Supreme leader”. “The Indian Rupee just gave

Odisha govt announces financial assistance for ASHA workers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced ehancement of the one-time honorarium to Rs 20,000 and financial assistance of Rs 10,000 for ASHA workers in the state. The Chief Minister also announced an one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 for purchasing umbrella, bicycle, almirah and

Organic Farming

The current position of organic farming w.r.t. area covered across the country is 23.02 lakh hectares  under the schemes Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY), Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER) and National Programme  of Organic Production (NPOP). The details are given

Mind The Gap The Difference in Earnings in India

It feels good to see Indian women coming out of their homes and setting off to workplaces. That they are contributing to the community and their families fills one with pride. Despite this achievement, the difference in equality in pay scale seems to be bothering.

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