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Govt mulls offering more duty incentives to smartphone manufacturers to promote exports; plans 6% duty credit scrips
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Govt mulls offering more duty incentives to smartphone manufacturers to promote exports; plans 6% duty credit scrips

Accordingly, the government has set a goal to increase smartphone exports from the country to $110 billion by 2025 from $3 billion now, the report said.

Before the Nobel Prize, gifts to and from rich patrons were early science's currency
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Before the Nobel Prize, gifts to and from rich patrons were early science's currency

At the height of the Renaissance, scientists relied on gifts from princes to compensate their efforts.

Govt removes export incentives for onion to discourage outbound shipments as prices rise in domestic market
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Govt removes export incentives for onion to discourage outbound shipments as prices rise in domestic market

The government has removed incentives for export of fresh and chilled onions, a move aimed at discouraging outbound shipments of the kitchen staple due to rising prices in the domestic market

As Uber gears up for IPO on Friday, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams after steep cut in incentives
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As Uber gears up for IPO on Friday, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams after steep cut in incentives

Uber started its India operations in 2013, three years after local rival Ola launched a ride-hailing service. Both are backed by Japan’s Softbank Group Corp.

Govt to impose Rs 12,000 levy on purchase of new petrol, diesel cars in a bid to promote use of electric vehicles
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Govt to impose Rs 12,000 levy on purchase of new petrol, diesel cars in a bid to promote use of electric vehicles

With an aim to boost production of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country, the ministry has also suggested defining semi knocked down and completely knocked down kits used for assembling EVs for streamlining of customs duty.

Falling incentives, rising costs push Ola, Uber drivers on a one-way road to debt
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Falling incentives, rising costs push Ola, Uber drivers on a one-way road to debt

Unless cab aggregators take immediate steps to hike their earnings and improve driving conditions, cutting the cord may be the only way out for these drivers

Punjab govt instructs police to file FIRs against fake agents of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme
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Punjab govt instructs police to file FIRs against fake agents of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme

The Punjab government on Saturday instructed all deputy commissioners and district police authorities to register FIRs against fraudulent agents selling fake forms of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme to claim cash incentives

CAG report on Food Corporation reveals loaders' use of proxy labour to earn lakhs continues unabated
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CAG report on Food Corporation reveals loaders' use of proxy labour to earn lakhs continues unabated

CAG report says FCI unnecessarily spent Rs 237.65 cr due to non-rationalisation of labour, deployment of costlier labour at depots and non-pooling of labour

New liquor policy will upgrade Kerala's status as top tourist destination: Tourism minister
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New liquor policy will upgrade Kerala's status as top tourist destination: Tourism minister

The new liquor policy announced by the LDF government will upgrade Kerala's status as a prominent tourism destination, tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran said.

Infosys Vishal Sikka is leading by example but it is a long haul in rough weather
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Infosys Vishal Sikka is leading by example but it is a long haul in rough weather

Whatever you say about Sikka, you cannot call him indecisive. He is also leading by example.

Affordable housing: RERA effect to shield cost-sensitive buyers, but lack of clarity worrying developers
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Affordable housing: RERA effect to shield cost-sensitive buyers, but lack of clarity worrying developers

Although RERA will protect the interest of the cost-sensitive buyers and ensure greater transactional and delivery vigilance on the part of the developers, it needs to progress so as to cover all possibilities as well as geographies unvaryingly

Govt will notify handset component and accessories manufacturers about phased manufacturing plan
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Govt will notify handset component and accessories manufacturers about phased manufacturing plan

Ministry of Electronics and IT is all set to notify phase manufacturing plan that will provide tax relief and other incentives on handset components and accessories.

Uber to rethink its car leasing strategy here as many drivers miffed over falling incentives
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Uber to rethink its car leasing strategy here as many drivers miffed over falling incentives

As part of its review, Uber may reduce the three-year lease term and let two drivers share the rent on a car

Government of India turns down Apple's demands for tax incentives
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Government of India turns down Apple's demands for tax incentives

The Department of Revenue has said no to the tax incentive demand of US-based iPhone maker Apple, which wants to set up a manufacturing unit in the country.

China admits 'mistake of ignoring' India's high-tech talent, says report
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China admits 'mistake of ignoring' India's high-tech talent, says report

Some reports claim that the cost of employing an Indian engineer is just half the cost of hiring a Chinese worker, which means Indians could see their revenue more than double if they came to work in China.

At Ola and Uber, times are a changin', striking drivers will just have to grin and adjust
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At Ola and Uber, times are a changin', striking drivers will just have to grin and adjust

The taxi aggregators will in the future shift to a profit model by eliminating the incentives completely

For bargain hunting Indians, GST offers long-term digitisation benefits and not the incentives
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For bargain hunting Indians, GST offers long-term digitisation benefits and not the incentives

Any change in consumer behavior that is economic over the long term does not happen without clear economic benefits

No more burning cash: Ola, Uber raise fares, cut driver incentives
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No more burning cash: Ola, Uber raise fares, cut driver incentives

In a series of steps focussed on improving the revenue metrics, Ola and Uber have stared raising fares in several cities

Big Billion Day sale: How Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal are gearing up for the event
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Big Billion Day sale: How Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal are gearing up for the event

This festive season will be even more crucial for Flipkart, after several industry reports suggested that Amazon has already overtaken the company to become the leader in the country's marketplace

'Extra push' via incentives for textiles will create more jobs, says Nirmala Sitharaman
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'Extra push' via incentives for textiles will create more jobs, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The Union Cabinet yesterday approved a Rs 6,000 crore package for textiles and apparel sector with an aim to create one crore new jobs in three years and attract investments of $11 billion while eyeing $30 billion in exports