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Haryana Police arrest 89 people, recover Rs 112 crore in GST fraud scam

Business Standard - 9 hours 17 min ago
Haryana Police said it busted four major gangs related to issuing or registration of bogus firms involved in fake invoice bills scam which defrauded the government exchequer of Rs 464.12 crore
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Farmers leave from Ludhiana for Delhi to participate in a tractor march

Business Standard - 9 hours 17 min ago
Punjab farmers have left from Ludhiana for Delhi to participate in a tractor parade on Republic Day as a mark of protest against the farm laws.
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Will poor and underprivileged get Covid-19 vaccine for free? asks Congress

Business Standard - 9 hours 17 min ago
The Congress asked the government whether it plans to provide free coronavirus vaccines to all Indians, especially the underprivileged and the poor
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Mfg can add half a trillion dollars to economy in next 5 yrs: Pawan Goenka

Business Standard - 9 hours 26 min ago
In a Q&A, the MD-CEO of Mahindra and Mahindra says budget should be sharply focused on demand generation and should lay a clear path to make manufacturing more competitive
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Lebanon inks final deal for 2.1 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Business Standard - 9 hours 32 min ago
Lebanon's caretaker health minister signed a final deal on Sunday to secure 2.1 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine as the country battles a steep rise in infections
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PM Narendra Modi flags off 8 trains to Statue of Unity in Gujarat

Business Standard - 9 hours 32 min ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off eight trains connecting major destinations in various states of the country with the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya, via video-conferencing
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Amit Shah launches farmer-friendly projects in Karnataka's Bagalkot

Business Standard - 9 hours 32 min ago
Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various farmer-friendly projects in Bagalkot, Karnataka
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TMC leaders in Bengal got Covid vaccine shots meant for health workers: BJP

Business Standard - 9 hours 34 min ago
The BJP on Sunday alleged that several TMC leaders in West Bengal were administered Covid-19 vaccines meant for healthcare personnel and frontline workers
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Give up stubborn stand, come for discussion on Jan 19: Tomar tells farmers

Business Standard - 9 hours 34 min ago
Ahead of the tenth round of talks on January 19, Agriculture Minister Tomar again urged the protesting farm leaders to give up their "stubborn" stand and come for a clause by clause discussion
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No side-effects of Covid-19 vaccine in Maharashtra so far: Health minister

Business Standard - 9 hours 34 min ago
There has been no case of adverse reaction or side-effects of Covid-19 vaccine in Maharashtra so far, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said
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Excise duty collection jumps 48% this fiscal on record hike in taxes on petrol, diesel

MoneyControl Business News - 9 hours 37 min ago
The government had between November 2014 and January 2016, raised excise duty on petrol and diesel on nine occasions to take away gains arising from plummeting global oil prices.
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Banks to get 33% of dues spread over five years from DHFL resolution

Business Standard - 9 hours 45 min ago
The banks will be taking a huge haircut as compared to an average 45 per cent recovery in insolvency and bankruptcy cases
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Statue of Unity attracting more tourist than Liberty: PM Narendra Modi

Business Standard - 10 hours 45 min ago
PM Modi said Kevadiya in Gujarat has come up as a one of the biggest tourist destinations and Statue of Unity situated in the region is attracting more tourist than even Statue of Liberty
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BharatPe raises Rs 139 crore in debt from Alteria Capital, ICICI Bank

Business Standard - 10 hours 45 min ago
BharatPe said it has raised Rs 139 crore in debt from venture debt firm Alteria Capital and ICICI Bank that will be used to strengthen its lending business and provide credit to merchants
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Some didn't turn up for Covid vaccination at last moment: Delhi health min

Business Standard - 10 hours 45 min ago
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said some people did not turn up for coronavirus vaccination at the last moment, adding that the government cannot ask anyone to compulsorily take the jab
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Long & Short of Markets: Stocks Jhunjhunwala is selling; and portfolio tips from Vijay Kedia

ET News - 10 hours 49 min ago
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala trimmed his stake in two Tata siblings.
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Indian economy may contract 25 per cent in current fiscal: Economist Arun Kumar

ET News - 10 hours 49 min ago
Kumar further said that due to a big decline in the GDP during the current financial year, the budget estimates have gone completely out of gear and, therefore, there is a need to correct the Budget.
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Bank credit grows 3.2 pc in first nine months of FY21

ET News - 10 hours 49 min ago
Bank deposits rose 8.5 per cent to Rs 147.27 lakh crore in the April-December 2020 period as against an increase of 5.1 per cent a year ago, according to the recent data released by the Reserve Bank of India.
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Excise duty collection jump 48 pc this fiscal on record hike in taxes on petrol, diesel

ET News - 10 hours 49 min ago
This despite the fact that over 10 million tonnes less diesel - the most used fuel in the country - was sold during the eight months period. Petrol consumption too was lower at 17.4 million tonnes, compared to 20.4 million tonnes during April-November 2019.
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The curious case of investment in education

ET News - 10 hours 49 min ago
Empirical evidence suggests that while the overall returns to education are positive, there exists significant heterogeneity. Indian policymakers will need to ensure that they keep these disparities in returns to education in perspective. The focus needs to be shifted from primary level of education to secondary and tertiary education.
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