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Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More


Karnataka assembly passes budget amid BJP ruckus, adjourned sine die

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- The Karnataka Assembly on Thursday passed the budget for 2019-20 amid ruckus by the opposition BJP over an attack on its legislator's house at Hassan, allegedly by workers of the... Read More


DoT finalising revival proposal, no shutdown: BSNL

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- State-run BSNL on Thursday said government is in the final stage of drafting a revival proposal for the PSU and it would shortly be sent for the inter-ministerial panel for appro... Read More


AI helping differently-abled to become more independent: Microsoft

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions are empowering differently-abled people with tools that support independence and productivity, a top Microsoft executive said her... Read More


Yes Bank soars 30% after RBI report

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- The Yes Bank stock rose sharply 30.73 per cent to close at Rs 221 apiece on Thursday, a day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) found no inconsistency, or "divergence", in the ... Read More


Government increases MSP for sugar to Rs 31 per kg

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday said Minimum Selling Price (MSP) of sugar has been increased by Rs 2 to Rs 31 per kg in order to help millers ... Read More


Centre expects Rs 3,000 crore revenue by this fiscal-end

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- Central, a premium retail store chain of Future Lifestyle Fashions, is expecting to touch around Rs 3,000 crore topline by end of the current fiscal, an official said on Friday. ... Read More


Goa port suspends coking coal handling due to air pollution

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- The state pollution authority has temporarily suspended all coking coal handling operations at Goa's Mormugao Port Trust, due to "deteriorating air quality" at the port town of V... Read More


Bengal may exceed CGST target: Official

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- About Rs 12,000 crore of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) was collected from West Bengal during the current fiscal till December 2018, an official said on Friday. The overa... Read More


Finance Commission discusses impact of power reforms on states

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- The Fifteenth Finance Commission on Friday discussed the impact of the power sector reforms on state finances in a meeting with the Ministry of Power. "The fiscal positions of s... Read More