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NITI Aayog to soon launch special cell for women entrepreneurs

1 day ago
The cell, to be called Women Entrepreneurial and Innovation Cell of Niti Aayog, will be headed by Niti Aayog advisor Anna Roy and will offer women financial support through the MUDRA micro-loan scheme.

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India 7th most targeted nation for Web Application Attacks: Akamai Report

3 days ago
India’s financial industry saw a sharp increase in the number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in 2017, experiencing 298 DDoS attacks against 37 distinct organisations in the last quarter. The DDoS attacks can bring down websites, disrupt businesses, and divert resources, sometimes serving as cover for more insidious data or systems breaches.

UP government signs 900 MoUs ahead of Investors Summit 2018

Feb 20, 2018
According to the UP’s Industry Minister Satish Mahana, more than 900 MOUs have been signed so far. He claimed that this is the highest number of agreements that have ever been signed with private companies.

Ministry of Railways extends upper age limit for ongoing recruitment

Feb 20, 2018
The Indian Railways has decided to increase the upper age limit for its ongoing recruitment process for Group C Level-1 and Level-2 posts. The Ministry stated that the last date for submission of the applications will also be extended suitably.

India, Iran sign MoU to avoid Double Taxation

Feb 19, 2018
India and Iran have signed 9 agreements to strengthen their cultural ties, boost connectivity and trade and expand cooperation in various sectors including health, medicine, agriculture, traditional systems of medicine and postal cooperation.

PNB’s $1.8 Billion Scam: Explained

Feb 15, 2018
State-owned lender, Punjab National Bank has suspended 10 of its officers and lodged a complaint against celebrity jewellery designer Nirav Modi for committing fraudulent transactions worth over USD 1.77 billion in one of its Mumbai branches.

RBI announces Revised Framework for Resolution of Stressed Assets; withdraws CDR, SDR, S4A and JLF

Feb 13, 2018
Through the new set of rules, the RBI aims at creating a harmonised and simplified generic framework for resolution of bad loans. This will force lenders to identify and tackle any stressed-asset accounts more rapidly.

India Post Payments Bank to enable Digital Payments in Post Offices by April 2018

Feb 10, 2018
IPPB plans to leverage the unparalleled reach of the India Post network to achieve a Pan India roll out of 650 branches by 2018.

CCEA approves enhancement of target under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Feb 8, 2018
The Cabinet also approved expansion of the Scheme to cover all SC/ST households, beneficiaries of PMAY (Gramin) and Antyoday Anna Yojana (AAY), Forest dwellers, Most Backward Classes (MBC), Tea and Ex-Tea Garden Tribes, people residing in Islands and rivers, SECC identified households, etc.

IBBI amends IBBI (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016

Feb 7, 2018
The Resolution Professional shall appoint two registered valuers to determine the fair value and the liquidation value of the corporate debtor. After the receipt of resolution plans, the resolution professional shall provide the fair value and the liquidation value to each member of the committee of creditors in electronic form, on receiving a confidentiality undertaking.

In Detail: Union Budget 2018-19 and Economic Survey

Feb 3, 2018
The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 1 February 2018 presented the Union Budget 2018 in the parliament. In the independent India, this is the 88th budget and the fifth of the Modi Sarkar.

Key takeaways from Union Budget 2018

Feb 2, 2018
NITI Aayog will establish a National Programme to direct government's efforts in the area of Artificial Intelligence towards national development. The government will also explore use of blockchain technology proactively to boost digital economy. However, the government will not consider cryptocurrency as legal tender.

India joins Ashgabat agreement

Feb 2, 2018
India has joined the Ashgabat agreement which envisages the establishment of an international transport and transit corridor linking Central Asia with the Persian Gulf to significantly ramp up trade and investment.

Union Budget 2018: Fiscal Expenditure & Taxation Reforms

Feb 1, 2018
No changes in personal income tax slabs. Majorly, the personal income tax collection comes from the salaried class. Around 1.89 crore returns were filed in 2017 and Rs 1.44 lakh crore was paid as taxes.

Union Budget 2018: Major Highlights

Feb 1, 2018
This year's budget session is crucial as it comes after government's two big financial decisions - demonetisation and the implementation of Goods and Services Tax. It will be also NDA government's last full budget presentation before next year's Lok Sabha elections.

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