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40% Indians likely to live in urban areas by 2030, says Hardeep Singh Puri
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40% Indians likely to live in urban areas by 2030, says Hardeep Singh Puri

At a webinar on the Atmanirbhar Bharat mission, Puri added that "India has to build 600 to 800 million square metres of urban space every year till 2030"

Coronavirus Lockdown: Industry body CII bats for immediate stimulus package of Rs 15 lakh cr
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Industry body CII bats for immediate stimulus package of Rs 15 lakh cr

Industry body CII on Friday suggested that the government should immediately announce a stimulus package of Rs 15 lakh crore, or 7.5 percent of the GDP, observing that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to "deep distress" in the Indian economy

Time for action to make India global manufacturing hub in post-coronavirus world: Industry experts
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Time for action to make India global manufacturing hub in post-coronavirus world: Industry experts

India can be the destination of choice for global manufacturing in the post-COVID 19 world if it gets its acts together with the right policies as a lot of things are going for the country, say industry experts

Over one million IT employees will continue to work from home post-lockdown: Kris Gopalakrishnan
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Over one million IT employees will continue to work from home post-lockdown: Kris Gopalakrishnan

More than one million information technology employees are expected to continue to work from home even after the coronavirus-inflicted lockdown situation returns to normalcy, says IT industry veteran Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan

Coronavirus Outbreak: India’s GDP growth likely to range between decline of 0.9% and growth of 1.5% in FY21, says CII
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India’s GDP growth likely to range between decline of 0.9% and growth of 1.5% in FY21, says CII

India's GDP is likely to range between a decline of 0.9 percent and a growth of 1.5 percent in the current financial year, with the economy undergoing a "turbulent" phase caused by the coronavirus-induced lockdown, according to a report

Coronavirus: CII seeks exemption for e-commerce, ITeS, food processing from prohibitory orders
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Coronavirus: CII seeks exemption for e-commerce, ITeS, food processing from prohibitory orders

The Confederation of Indian Industry has urged the government to exempt services such as e-commerce including delivery boys and supply chain vendors, food processing warehousing and IT-ITeS from the imposition of section 144 and other similar directives amid the coronavirus outbreak

Economics of India's arts sector may take longer to improve than envisioned: CII taskforce's Tarana Sawhney
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Economics of India's arts sector may take longer to improve than envisioned: CII taskforce's Tarana Sawhney

India's return to the Venice Biennale, in the form of a Gandhi-themed pavilion exhibition, has put the spotlight on the CII's Taskforce on Art and Culture.

'Entire neighbourhood minus one has been a fairly good story': S Jaishankar slams Pakistan at India Economic Summit
India

'Entire neighbourhood minus one has been a fairly good story': S Jaishankar slams Pakistan at India Economic Summit

S Jaishankar on Friday said India's entire neighbourhood 'minus one' has been a 'fairly good story' for regional cooperation.

Kumbh Mela to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue; hospitality sector aims at employing 2.5 lakh people: CII
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Kumbh Mela to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue; hospitality sector aims at employing 2.5 lakh people: CII

Although the Kumbh Mela is spiritual and religious in nature, the economic activities associated with it generate employment for over six lakh workers, CII said

CAIT slams CII report favouring 100% FDI in multi-brand retail, says move will 'affect livelihoods of crores of people'
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CAIT slams CII report favouring 100% FDI in multi-brand retail, says move will 'affect livelihoods of crores of people'

The traders' body said foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail is a crucial issue affecting livelihood of crores of people in the country

Telecom Secretary asks states to utilise Bharat Net infrastructure to create more opportunities for monetisation
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Telecom Secretary asks states to utilise Bharat Net infrastructure to create more opportunities for monetisation

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan emphasised that a strong connectivity infrastructure will be crucial to ensure success of all ongoing programmes across areas, including health, education and others.

President Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate CII AgroTech 2018 on 1 December
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President Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate CII AgroTech 2018 on 1 December

Theme for the 13th edition of CII AgroTech is "Technology in Agriculture: Increasing Farmer's Income."

Narendra Modi holds talks with Italian PM Giuseppe Conte, discusses ways to boost bilateral trade and investment
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Narendra Modi holds talks with Italian PM Giuseppe Conte, discusses ways to boost bilateral trade and investment

Speaking at India-Italy Technology Summit, Modi said that India is taking IT software power to the next level and "developing technological temperament from scientific temper"

NPA crisis: Govt not in favour of bad bank, public sector ARC; says IBC can deal with sour loans
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NPA crisis: Govt not in favour of bad bank, public sector ARC; says IBC can deal with sour loans

The formation of a bad bank will be a bigger burden on taxpayers, already helping the Centre recapitalise PSBs

Reserve Bank may hike rates again in August on rising inflation, elevated crude oil prices: Analysts
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Reserve Bank may hike rates again in August on rising inflation, elevated crude oil prices: Analysts

Headline inflation surging to a four-month high of 4.87 percent in May is likely to force t RBI to hike rates once again at its August monetary policy review

CII projects FY19 GDP growth at 7.3-7.7 percent; expects rural consumption to boost manufacturing activity
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CII projects FY19 GDP growth at 7.3-7.7 percent; expects rural consumption to boost manufacturing activity

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said it expects India's gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 7.3-7.7 percent during the 2018-19 financial year

India-EU free trade agreement negotiations likely to resume soon, says Union minister Suresh Prabhu
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India-EU free trade agreement negotiations likely to resume soon, says Union minister Suresh Prabhu

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu indicated that negotiations on long-stalled free trade pact between India and European Union could resume soon

Globalisation going through revisionary phase, says Suresh Prabhu; emphasises on having more international trade
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Globalisation going through revisionary phase, says Suresh Prabhu; emphasises on having more international trade

Globalisation is going through a phase where countries are "revisiting and evaluating" their role in it, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said

Rationalise DDT rate to 10% in upcoming Budget, industry body CII tells govt
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Rationalise DDT rate to 10% in upcoming Budget, industry body CII tells govt

Industry body CII has sought rationalisation of the dividend distribution tax rate to 10 percent in the upcoming Budget to encourage participation of different stakeholders in the country's financial markets