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Deadline for registering with steel import monitoring system lapses

The government had made it compulsory for the importers of 215 iron and steel products to register with SIMS. Read more »
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GeM inks pact with Delhi government to improve buying experience

The Government e-Marketplace now has agreements in place with 30 states and Union territories. Read more »
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Modi government extends Rs 42,000 crore lifeline to bleeding telecom operators

No decision on the Rs 1.47 lakh crore tax demand on the Adjusted Gross Revenues. Read more »
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Cabinet approves privatisation of BPCL, 4 other central PSUs

Govt to sell its entire 63.75% stake in Shipping Corporation and 30.8% holding in Container Corporation. Read more »
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Air India, Pawan Hans, ITDC among 28 central PSUs cleared for strategic sale

Modi government to complete the sale of BPCL, Air India this financial year. Read more »
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BSNL may face staff shortage after VRS

PSU telco preparing for life after VRS; may merge circles, shuffle staff to meet a likely manpower crisis. Read more »
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BPCL disinvestment: PSU fuel retailer yet to hear from govt

The Union Cabinet is expected to consider privatisation of BPCL next week. Read more »
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Banks may not charge you for NEFT transactions from January

The Reserve Bank of India has proposed several steps to improve the digital payment experience. Read more »
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SBI cuts interest rates by 5 basis point after RBI cut

The government and the Reserve Bank of India have been prodding banks to cut lending rates. Read more »
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Mine accidents: Govt announces 300% increase in ex-gratia payment for fatal coal mine accidents

The government has announced a 300% increase in in ex-gratia amount for fatal coal mine accidents from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh. This measure will cover over 3.5 lakh families... Read more »