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Zomato, Swiggy start home-delivery of alcohol in Odisha; here's how to order online if age permits
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Zomato, Swiggy start home-delivery of alcohol in Odisha; here's how to order online if age permits

On-demand delivery platforms--Zomato and Swiggy, have now announced that they will start delivering alcohol in Odisha starting today.

Weak rupee leads Indian trade body to lift cotton export estimate up 12%; could put pressure on global prices
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Weak rupee leads Indian trade body to lift cotton export estimate up 12%; could put pressure on global prices

Indian cotton exports could also limit shipments from rivals such as the United States, Brazil and Australia to key Asian buyers such as China, Bangladesh and Vietnam.

Policy flip-flop on e-commerce: Preferential pricing to gain some market share has to be stopped in its tracks
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Policy flip-flop on e-commerce: Preferential pricing to gain some market share has to be stopped in its tracks

The government's recent flip-flop on opening of e-commerce to the so-called “non-essential” goods is just one of the many such flip-flops that the Government of India has made in the last 15 years on policies relating to modernisation of India’s retail sector

Coronavirus fallout: Moody's cuts India growth forecast to 5.3% for 2020 on dampened domestic demand
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Coronavirus fallout: Moody's cuts India growth forecast to 5.3% for 2020 on dampened domestic demand

Moody's Investors Service on Monday cut its growth forecast for India to 5.3 percent for 2020 from 5.4 percent estimated earlier, as it expects the coronavirus outbreak to dampen domestic demand globally

Economy not in trouble; green shoots visible with country moving towards $5 trillion economy: Nirmala Sitharaman
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Economy not in trouble; green shoots visible with country moving towards $5 trillion economy: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the economy is not in trouble and green shoot are visible with the country moving towards a $5 trillion economy

Economy close to collapse; rising unemployment, falling consumption making India poorer: P Chidambaram
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Economy close to collapse; rising unemployment, falling consumption making India poorer: P Chidambaram

Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Monday tore into the Modi government's handling of the economy, saying it was close to collapse and was been attended by "very incompetent doctors."

Nirmala Sitharaman tried to please everyone and ended up satisfying none; Budget 2020 is a lost opportunity
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Nirmala Sitharaman tried to please everyone and ended up satisfying none; Budget 2020 is a lost opportunity

Nirmala Sitharaman's careful grafting and granular approach gave the impression of a government still relying on cautious optimism and refusing to acknowledge the extent and nature of the slowdown that has pushed Indian economy to the brink of a stagflation

Indian economy experienced abrupt slowdown in 2019 on turbulence in NBFC sector, but yet to slip into a recession: IMF
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Indian economy experienced abrupt slowdown in 2019 on turbulence in NBFC sector, but yet to slip into a recession: IMF

The IMF managing Director noted that the consumption in India also slowed down and that contributed to the overall slowdown in the economy.

Budget 2020: Expect Nirmala Sitharaman to continue with govt's focus on infrastructure development; will boost job opportunities
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Budget 2020: Expect Nirmala Sitharaman to continue with govt's focus on infrastructure development; will boost job opportunities

While commercial housing is on an upswing, rental housing is a very important aspect that should have renewed focus and policy measures to boost residential real estate in the Budget

Various tax exemptions for salaried class has outlived utility; time for Nirmala Sitharaman to enhance them
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Various tax exemptions for salaried class has outlived utility; time for Nirmala Sitharaman to enhance them

Currently, the maximum tax rate of 30 percent is triggered at an income exceeding Rs 10 lakh per annum

GDP to grow by 5.5% in FY21 on demand revival, strong policy push but downside risks persist: India Ratings
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GDP to grow by 5.5% in FY21 on demand revival, strong policy push but downside risks persist: India Ratings

India's growth rate is expected to be marginally higher at 5.5 percent in 2020-21 against the estimated 5 percent for the current fiscal on the back of strong policy push coupled with a revival in demand, a report said

World Bank projects GDP growth in India to decelerate to 5% in current fiscal on lower consumption, less credit
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World Bank projects GDP growth in India to decelerate to 5% in current fiscal on lower consumption, less credit

The World Bank has projected a five percent growth rate for India in the 2019-2020 fiscal, but said it was likely to recover to 5.8 percent in the following financial year

Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world
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Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world

2019 closed out a “lost decade” for the world’s tropical forests, with surging deforestation from Brazil to the Congo Basin.

IMF may downgrade India's growth forecast significantly in January, says Gita Gopinath; country only emerging market to throw a 'surprise of this kind'
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IMF may downgrade India's growth forecast significantly in January, says Gita Gopinath; country only emerging market to throw a 'surprise of this kind'

Gita Gopinath warned that the fiscal situation in India is "challenging" and the country will certainly breach the 3.4 percent deficit target

Economic reforms showing impact, says government giving a recap of steps taken to boost growth
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Economic reforms showing impact, says government giving a recap of steps taken to boost growth

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday the government has taken concrete measures to implement a planned economic strategy for achieving the five trillion dollar GDP goal by 2024

I-T dept issues tax refunds of Rs 1.57 lakh cr till November: Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey
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I-T dept issues tax refunds of Rs 1.57 lakh cr till November: Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey

The Income Tax Department has issued as much as Rs 1.57 lakh crore of income tax refunds in the first eight-and-a-half-months of the current fiscal compared to Rs 1.23 lakh crore in full 2018-19 fiscal, Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said Friday

Govt focusing on increasing consumption to boost economic growth: CEA KV Subramanian
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Govt focusing on increasing consumption to boost economic growth: CEA KV Subramanian

Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Friday said the government is focusing on increasing consumption to boost economic growth

Moody's cuts India's GDP growth forecast to 5.6% for 2019; says slow employment growth weighs on consumption
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Moody's cuts India's GDP growth forecast to 5.6% for 2019; says slow employment growth weighs on consumption

Moody's Investors Service on Friday said it has lowered its 2019 GDP growth forecast for India to 5.6 percent as slow employment growth weighs on consumption

ADB trims India's GDP growth forecast to 5.1% in current fiscal; says consumption affected by slow job growth, rural distress
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ADB trims India's GDP growth forecast to 5.1% in current fiscal; says consumption affected by slow job growth, rural distress

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday trimmed its forecast for India's economic growth in 2019-20 to 5.1 percent saying consumption was affected by slow job growth and rural distress aggravated by poor harvest

Economic growth expected to slow to 4.3% in Q2 on weakness in cosumption, private sector activity: DBS
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Economic growth expected to slow to 4.3% in Q2 on weakness in cosumption, private sector activity: DBS

India's economic growth is expected to slow further in the second half of the year, Singapore's DBS Bank said on Monday