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'All-pervasive use of Aadhaar curtailed': Supreme Court verdict on UID draws gamut of reactions
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'All-pervasive use of Aadhaar curtailed': Supreme Court verdict on UID draws gamut of reactions

UIDAI said that the Supreme Court's Aadhaar verdict is a victory for the UIDAI and the government and has also set the pace of India's digital destiny.

Switching to e-two wheelers can cut oil bill by Rs 1.2 lakh crore: NITI Aayog
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Switching to e-two wheelers can cut oil bill by Rs 1.2 lakh crore: NITI Aayog

The report added there was a real possibility of getting this done in the next five to seven years.

Online platforms can't abuse data to impact free choice in India: IT Minister
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Online platforms can't abuse data to impact free choice in India: IT Minister

Prasad said the acquisition of big data should be done with fair and transparent principles.

Suzuki to start testing prototypes of electric vehicles in India by October
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Suzuki to start testing prototypes of electric vehicles in India by October

The company would launch EVs in India around 2020 in cooperation with Toyota Motor Corp.

Global Mobility Summit Day 1: Industry leaders discuss electric mobility project
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Global Mobility Summit Day 1: Industry leaders discuss electric mobility project

Prime Minister Modi said that mobility stands beyond cars, it extends to scooters and rickshaws.

India to get a one-nation-one-card policy for seamless transport connectivity
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India to get a one-nation-one-card policy for seamless transport connectivity

The road transportation segment alone contributes to around four percent of India's GDP.

IBC 2018: The promise for creating a thriving Blockchain ecosystem in India
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IBC 2018: The promise for creating a thriving Blockchain ecosystem in India

The current discourse over Blockchain is over cryptocurrencies in general and Bitcoin in particular.

Niti Aayog boss Amitabh Kant says inter-state development disparities holding India back; this is what he means
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Niti Aayog boss Amitabh Kant says inter-state development disparities holding India back; this is what he means

The rate of development varies widely across states in India, building a picture of an unequal nation

Connect more women entrepreneurs to marketplaces to drive growth: Amitabh Kant
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Connect more women entrepreneurs to marketplaces to drive growth: Amitabh Kant

Only 22 percent women in the country contribute to the GDP, compared to a worldwide average of 48 percent.

Obsolete rules done away with to facilitate ease of doing business, says Amitabh Kant of Niti Aayog
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Obsolete rules done away with to facilitate ease of doing business, says Amitabh Kant of Niti Aayog

Cash benefits of more than 500 government schemes are being directly credited to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Empower women to turbocharge India’s productivity, don’t point fingers at politicians, don't obsess over manufacturing, says Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga at New India lecture in NY
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Empower women to turbocharge India’s productivity, don’t point fingers at politicians, don't obsess over manufacturing, says Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga at New India lecture in NY

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga speaking in New York made a strong and nuanced case for turbocharging India’s productivity by bringing more women out of their homes and into the workplace and moving away from a manufacturing led thinking on growth.

Government looking at proposal to classify royalties from mines as input cost under Goods and Services Tax
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Government looking at proposal to classify royalties from mines as input cost under Goods and Services Tax

Once royalties are considered as input cost, then entities would be able to claim the benefit of input tax credit under the indirect tax regime.

Economic development of South Asia hampered due to lack of intra-regional trade, says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
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Economic development of South Asia hampered due to lack of intra-regional trade, says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Stating that SAARC countries have not been able to work together in the region, Kant said "we have nobody to blame but ourselves".

Govt move to open up posts in bureaucracy an attempt to include 'Sanghis', says Sitaram Yechury
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Govt move to open up posts in bureaucracy an attempt to include 'Sanghis', says Sitaram Yechury

The CPM on Sunday slammed the government over the move to open up senior-level bureaucratic posts in several departments to people, even from the private sector, and said that it was an attempt to include 'Sanghis' in the administrative ranks.

Government opens doors of bureaucracy to private sector professionals, seeks applications for Joint Secy level posts
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Government opens doors of bureaucracy to private sector professionals, seeks applications for Joint Secy level posts

Opening the doors of the bureaucracy for private sector professionals, the government on Sunday invited applications for ten Joint Secretary level posts.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says Govt working on electric vehicle policy, 15 year vision document
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NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says Govt working on electric vehicle policy, 15 year vision document

Kant said the government was working on a specific action plan and policy and there will be a global summit on Electric Vehicles in September.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says crony capitalism in India ended with introduction of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
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NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says crony capitalism in India ended with introduction of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

The world of crony capitalism in India has ceased to be with the introduction of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says think tank is planning chief ministers' meet on 'New India 2022' strategy paper
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Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says think tank is planning chief ministers' meet on 'New India 2022' strategy paper

Niti Aayog, the premier policy-making think tank of the Central government, will prepare a development agenda by June for 'New India 2022' and call for a chief ministers' meeting to discuss the matter, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant said

NITI Aayog to partner with IBM to use artificial intelligence in agriculture
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NITI Aayog to partner with IBM to use artificial intelligence in agriculture

The first phase of the project will focus on developing a model for 10 backward districts — branded as aspirational districts by NITI Aayog

PNB tightens credit underwriting norms to curb frauds, puts in place off-site monitoring to identify risks
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PNB tightens credit underwriting norms to curb frauds, puts in place off-site monitoring to identify risks

Punjab National Bank (PNB) said it has tightened credit underwriting norms to curb frauds and has put in place an off-site monitoring to identify risks