Thursday , 14 June 2018


Short-term subsidised crop loan to be under DBT mode: RBI

PTI   MUMBAI Interest subsidy scheme on short-term crop loans of up to Rs 3 lakh will be implemented through the DBT mode from the current financial year, the Reserve Bank said Thursday. The government has earmarked Rs 15,000 crore for 2018-19 towards interest subvention for short-term crop loans. In a notification, RBI also said that the Interest Subvention Scheme ... Read More »

Govt may soon approve setting up a separate board for ITIs

PTI   NEW DELHI A separate board on the lines of the ICSE and CBSE is likely to be established to carry out assessment and certification of around 23 lakh students passing out from industrial training institutes (ITIs) across the country, official sources said. The move will enable the ITI graduates to pursue regular courses in other schools and colleges, ... Read More »

Rs 7,000-cr bailout package for sugarcane farmers

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 7,000-crore bailout package and set the minimum selling price for sugar at Rs 29 per kg to support the struggling sector, a Union Minister said. The industry is, however, not completely happy. Please like & share: Read More »

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‘Kharedi yatraa’ exhibition at Margao PANAJI: ‘Kharedi Yatraa’ exhibition of consumer and household products held at BPS Sports Club, Margao was inaugurated Wednesday at the hands of chief guest Usha Vijai Sardesai, and will be open for public until June 10 from 11 am to 9 pm. Please like & share: Read More »

Youngsters turning into job creators: Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with thousands of youngsters who have made it big in the startup sector and said it is the youth who have turned out to be the “job creators” of the nation. Please like & share: Read More »

Growth picks up speed, but it’s not party time, yet

D M Deshpande THE fourth quarter results of the year 207-18 have been released by the CSO (Central Statistical Organisation). It has some good news especially for the government, because on economic front at least, it has something to harp upon after its lackluster performance in by-polls for Lok Sabha and some seats in state legislatures. The economy clocked an ... Read More »

Kharde elected chief of NIPM’s Goa chapter

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa chapter of National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) has elected Manoj S Kharde as its chairman for the year 2018-20. The newly-elected executive committee also includes Sonia Angle as vice chairman, Nila Nayak as secretary, Harish Mangaonkar as joint secretary, Rajan Bandekar as treasurer with Akshata Alornekar, Dilip Parab, Dhanesh Singh, Gajanan Parab, Prashant ... Read More »

‘India became net power exporter in last 4 years’

IANS   NEW DELHI India became a net exporter of electricity for the first time during the last four years and aims to achieve the target of universal household electrification by the year-end three months ahead of the original deadline, Power Minister R K Singh said on Tuesday. In a media briefing here on the government’s achievements in the four ... Read More »

Gera property festival to start on June 23

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Gera Developments, with a track record of over 48 years and one of the pioneers in creating premium residential and commercial projects in Pune, Goa and Bangalore is organising Goa’s first-of-its-kind and largest property festival ‘The Gera Property Festival’ for five days, starting June 23 to June 27.  The festival will offer exclusive rates, convenient payment ... Read More »

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