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India open for engagement with RCEP nations: Goyal

New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, on Tuesday, indicated that India is open for negotiations if the member countries of RCEP would come up with a better offer which can address concerns and provide greater market access for the domestic industries. Goyal, however, said that for the present, it is the final decision of the government that India …

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Sharvraj Eco Farm set to open amusement park

Panaji: Aiming to move away from sea and surf, and boost the hinterland tourism, Sharvraj Eco Farm is set to open an amusement park, at Karapur, Sankhali, with attractions like water activities, adventure rides, and other events. The Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant will inaugurate the tourism project in the presence of Brahmeshanand Swami on November 16. The proprietor of Sharvraj …

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Next wave of reforms soon: FM

Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Tuesday, said the government will soon use its strong electoral mandate to usher in the next wave of reforms, and not to miss the bus this time. Without naming the reform measures unsuccessfully attempted by the Modi government in its first term, and in an apparent hint at land acquisition reform attempts by NDA1, …

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PMC Bank: RBI increases withdrawal limit

Panaji: Giving some more relief to depositors of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Tuesday, increased the withdrawal limit to Rs 50,000 from Rs 40,000 per account holder. The enhanced limit for withdrawal is inclusive of all previous withdrawals allowed earlier. To ease the process of withdrawal, the RBI has allowed depositors to …

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Syngenta announces R&D unit expansion

Panaji: Giving a boost to the state’s efforts to attract industrial projects in research and development (R&D), Syngenta Ltd, on Tuesday, announced expansion of its R&D unit in the state. The company unveiled ‘Ratna’ research and technology centre at its existing R&D facility in Santa Monika Works, Corlim.  Inaugurating the expansion,  Dr Camilla Corsi, global head, Crop Protection Research, Syngenta …

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EaseMyTrip comes up with solution for its customers

New Delhi: EaseMyTrip.com, (EMT) one of the leading players in the Online Travel Aggregators segment, has come up with an inventive solution for the customers traveling to and from Mumbai in the wake of Mumbai runway closure, say a press note issued here. The company, thus, is facilitating its customers with a free bus ticket to Mumbai from its nearby …

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Haryana farmers show the way in stubble management

IANS Chandigarh Setting a trend for their contemporaries to adopt again, a handful of farmers of Haryana are opting traditional manual methods of harvesting that is enabling them to protect the environment by minimising burning of crop residue, a major cause of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region. This is also helping the farmers earn additional income. Farmers of Shekhpur …

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Cybercriminals using enterprise-based strategies for phishing

IANS Bengaluru Cybercriminals are using enterprise-based development and deployment strategies, such as phishing as a service (PaaS), to leverage some of the worlds largest tech brands, with 42.63 per cent of domains observed targeting Microsoft, PayPal, DHL, and Dropbox, a report from Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Monday. The report also revealed that phishing is no longer just …

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Ashok Leyland to enter Russia with a local partner

IANS Chennai Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd will enter the Russian market with a local partner in a year’s time, said a top company official. He also said the company plans to enter the top 10 global commercial vehicle manufacturer›s club soon and betting big on its modular platform. «We have identified a local assembler in Russia to take our franchise. …

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Three get bail in Kerala faulty flyover construction case

IANS Kochi Three officials accused of graft in the construction of the Palarivattom flyover were granted bail by the Kerala High Court on Monday after being in jail for the past 61 days. The officials arrested earlier included the project director Sumit Goyal of RDS Projects, former Public Works Department Secretary T.O. Sooraj, Benny Paul who represented the KITCO, and M T …

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