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Sharif, his daughter will be arrested on their arrival

PTI   Lahore Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz will be arrested on their arrival at any airport in Pakistan as they have been convicted in a corruption case, a senior minister said Monday. Maryam Sunday shared her flight details to return to Pakistan with media persons. She said she will reach at Lahore airport on ... Read More »

Samsung to make India a global export hub: Modi

IANS   NOIDA South Korean tech giant Samsung’s largest global mobile factory in Noida will not only generate more jobs but also make India a global export hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. Inaugurating the new facility spread over 129,000 sq metres at Sector 81 here, Modi said Samsung will export 30 per cent of the handsets made ... Read More »

‘Long-term infrastructure bond could be worked out’

IANS   KOLKATA Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday a long-term infrastructure bond could be worked out to ensure better cash flow to projects. “On Saturday, I called up a meeting with the senior official of one of the largest banks. I was actually suggesting him — why don’t you come up with a long-term infra development bond… ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

3-day training on jackfruit cultivation PANAJI: The 3-day training programme on ‘jack fruit cultivation and value addition’ will be held from July 10 to July 12 from 10 am to 4 pm at ICAR, training hall, Old Goa. The programme is organised by the women’s wing of GCCI in association with ICAR, Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK). The programme will include different ... Read More »

Railways to seek Rs 2,500 cr loan through IRFC for CCTV project

IANS NEW DELHI Unable to get further allocations from the Finance Ministry under the Nirbhaya Fund, Indian Railways is exploring the loan route to raise Rs 2,500 crore to install CCTVs at all stations and coaches to ensure state-of-the-art surveillance systems in the entire rail network across the country. The loan is to be raised through Indian Railways Finance Corporation ... Read More »

‘Transporters need to carry e-way bill while moving goods’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Stating that the e-way bill will bring uniformity across states for seamless inter-state movement of goods, Himani Dhamija Bhangepatil, assistant commissioner, customs, CGST and narcotics, Goa, on Friday said that, transporters need to carry an e-way bill when moving goods from one place to another. “Since it is a new rule introduced under GST, it is ... Read More »

‘Govt acknowledges need for simplification of GST rates, slabs’

IANS   NEW DELHI Amid demands of rationalisation of the GST rates and reduction in the number of tax slabs, the government on Friday acknowledged this was necessary but added it could not have implemented the landmark tax reform in any other form. “In terms of simplification of rates and slabs, we do understand the need for it. But we ... Read More »

Forex reserves deplete by $1.75 bn

IANS   MUMBAI India’s foreign exchange (Forex) reserves depleted by $1.75 billion during the week ended June 29, official data showed on Friday. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) weekly statistical supplement, the overall forex reserves declined to $406.05 billion from $407.81 billion reported for the week ended June 22. India’s forex reserves comprise of foreign currency assets ... Read More »

Fuel prices have receded for a month, but at half the rate of surge

IANS NEW DELHI Although petrol and diesel prices receded in the past one month, the rate of decline in fuel prices was half the pace of the surge witnessed during May 14 to May 29. Both petrol and diesel prices were on a decline during the May 30-June 26 period before remaining stable between June 27 to July 4. As ... Read More »

Audi launches new Q5 45 TFSI

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Audi drives in the most powerful and fastest Q5 yet – the Audi Q5 45 TFSI quattro Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, launched the petrol variant of its hugely popular Q model – the Audi Q5 45 TFSI, equipped with a highly efficient petrol engine producing a power output of 185 kW (252 hp). Whether ... Read More »