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Adult men should start colon cancer screening earlier at age 45 instead of 50 says a US health panel
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Adult men should start colon cancer screening earlier at age 45 instead of 50 says a US health panel

81 percent of young adults with colorectal cancer surveyed said they experienced at least three symptoms of cancer before they got a diagnosis

Govt task force calls for boosting private investment in highways; pegs road sector capex at Rs 20.33 lakh cr by 2025
Business

Govt task force calls for boosting private investment in highways; pegs road sector capex at Rs 20.33 lakh cr by 2025

The task force on NIP has stressed the need for more private investment in highways and projected the total capital expenditure in road sector at Rs 20.33 lakh crore in fiscals 2020-2025

PSU banks extend Rs 2.56 lakh cr support to stressed NBFCs by credit, pooled buyout since September 2018
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PSU banks extend Rs 2.56 lakh cr support to stressed NBFCs by credit, pooled buyout since September 2018

Under the partial guarantee scheme, PSU banks have been accorded sanction to purchase Rs 21,580 crore worth of pooled assets as on 16 October

Compulsory retirement of 12 tax officials: Govt should come up with structural reforms for radical change in bureaucracy
Business

Compulsory retirement of 12 tax officials: Govt should come up with structural reforms for radical change in bureaucracy

One of the drawbacks of the compulsory retirement rules is that they apply to those who have crossed the age of 50 or completed 30 years of service.

Panel to overhaul direct tax law seeks three months’ extension; likely to submit report before final Budget
Business

Panel to overhaul direct tax law seeks three months’ extension; likely to submit report before final Budget

The task force was assigned to draft direct tax laws in line with the norms prevalent in other countries, incorporating international best practices, and keeping in mind the economic needs of the country.

Niti Aayog task force to find long-term solution to problems faced by sugar sector, says Ram Vilas Paswan
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Niti Aayog task force to find long-term solution to problems faced by sugar sector, says Ram Vilas Paswan

The task force was set up in December 2018 under the chairmanship of Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

Panel to redraft Income Tax Act to focus on removing ambiguities, unlikely to suggest rate changes
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Panel to redraft Income Tax Act to focus on removing ambiguities, unlikely to suggest rate changes

The task force set up to redraft Income Tax law will focus on removing the ambiguities, rather than suggesting dramatic policy changes and tweaking of tax rates, the panel's convenor Akhilesh Ranjan said on Tuesday

Commerce ministry sets up a task force to explore possibilities for leveraging artificial intelligence
News & Analysis

Commerce ministry sets up a task force to explore possibilities for leveraging artificial intelligence

The Indian Commerce Ministry has formed a task force to explore possibilities of putting artificial intelligence to use in domestic economic transformation.

Bangladesh cyber heist pushes Global Central banks to set global standards for cyber security
News & Analysis

Bangladesh cyber heist pushes Global Central banks to set global standards for cyber security

The world's major central banks, stung by this year's $81-million heist in Bangladesh, have launched a task force to consider setting broad rules to protect the vast network of cross-border banking from cyber attacks, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

Olympic task force like old wine in new bottle; Tokyo 2020 will only be repeat of Rio 2016
Sports

Olympic task force like old wine in new bottle; Tokyo 2020 will only be repeat of Rio 2016

If a team fails, captains are sacked, coaches removed and players dropped. But what if the planners and bureaucrats fail? Shouldn't they be charged for dereliction of their duty?

#SupportGST: 'It will open up more options to state govts, speed up institutional reforms'
Business

#SupportGST: 'It will open up more options to state govts, speed up institutional reforms'

It proposes a tax of collecting and sharing system by integrating existing indirect tax collection schemes.

What is this big tax reform about? A short guide to understanding the draft GST bill
Politics

What is this big tax reform about? A short guide to understanding the draft GST bill

GST rate was not specified in the constitutional amendment bill, as desired by the Congress.

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan and anti-government slogans raised
India

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan and anti-government slogans raised

A small group of people who raised pro-Khalistan and anti-government slogans were whisked away by the SGPC Task Force and police as the 32nd anniversary of the Indian Army's "Operation Bluestar" passed off peacefully at the Golden Temple complex on Monday.

Indo-Tibetan border police to create 50 new posts along border with China
India

Indo-Tibetan border police to create 50 new posts along border with China

Aiming to bolster its presence along the India-China border, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police has said it will create over 50 new posts and deploy about 8,000 fresh troops.

NASSCOM sets up task force to build India as cyber security hub
Business

NASSCOM sets up task force to build India as cyber security hub

The vision of the Taskforce aims to build the cyber security industry in India from the one percent market share to 10 percent by 2025...

Exclusive: Bypass RBI, create India Post Bank through law, PM's task force to tell govt
Finance

Exclusive: Bypass RBI, create India Post Bank through law, PM's task force to tell govt

An announcement in this regard is likely to be made as early as Thursday at Dak Bhavan, the headquarters of department of postal services in Delhi.<br />