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CJI asks FinMin to give details on major tax cases

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India Justice J S Khehar has written to the Finance Ministry to provide details of major tax cases pending with the Supreme Court, so that the decision in one case could have a cascading effect in disposing of several others. Please like & share: Read More »

Fake notes from SBI ATM: govt to investigate matter

NEW DELHI: The government will investigate reports of an SBI ATM in South Delhi dispensing fake Rs 2,000 notes and will take all possible steps to control generation of counterfeit currency, a senior minister said today. Please like & share: Read More »

Jaitley to leave for 5-day official visit to Britain

NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would leave on Friday morning for a five-day visit to Britain during which he will hold a businesses interaction with UK-India Business Council and deliver a lecture at London School of Economics, an official statement said. Please like & share: Read More »

10 countries join UN environment’s war on marine litter

BALI: The UN Environment on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by 2022. Please like & share: Read More »

QUICK NOTES

Seminar on export finance PANAJI: Federation of Indian Exporters Organisations (FIEO) in association with GCCI is organising a full day seminar on February 28, at GCCI Convention hall, Panaji, on export finance and letter of credit documentation. Please like & share: Read More »

India expected to be among top performing wealth markets: report

IANS NEW DELHI With the global wealth expected to rise by 35 per cent over the next decade, India is likely to remain among the top performing wealth markets along with China, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, a report said on Wednesday. The report titled ‘The 2017 Global Wealth Review’ lists global wealth and its migration trends over the past ... Read More »

‘Demonetisation to spark VC interest in Indian fintech firms’

IANS CHENNAI The increase in digital payments by Indians following the demonetisation of old notes is expected to interest venture capital funds to invest in firms operating in the payments and mobile wallet sectors, consultancy firm KPMG said. “Demonetisation efforts resulted in an increase in transactions for both payments companies and mobile wallet providers. This trend will be one to ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

1-day workshop on packaging for food units PANAJI: To sensitise micro, small and medium units on the importance of packaging, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) is organising a one day workshop of packaging on February 24, at Surendrababu Timblo hall, GCCI. The workshop conducted by the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), Mumbai will be addressed by industry experts ... Read More »

Centre agrees to pay Rs 6,320 cr as oil royalty to Assam

PTI NEW DELHI The Centre Tuesday agreed to pay Rs 6,320 crore to the Assam government as crude oil royalty as part of an out of the court settlement after eight years of protracted legal battle. The amount will be paid by the central government to the Assam government over a period of three financial years commencing 2016-17. Assam Chief ... Read More »

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