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RBI’s Demonetization Data Report, Centre Set Up Panel to Suggest on New Jobs, Case of Bank’s independence in monetary policy making, Focus on ‘Impactful’ Smart City Projects: Centre, Need of labour reforms in India.

•NITI Aayog’s report on ease of doing business in India

•A troubling roadmap for Indian economy

•Reasons and implications of rising oil prices

•B. N. Srikrishna Committee on bilateral investment treaty (BIT) dispute management strategy

•Towards a new financial resolution regime

•Falling growth rate

•Indo-Japan Bullet Train Project

•Crackdown on Shell Companies

•SEBI’s new rules for enhancing market efficiency

•Rise in Pulse production and fall in prices

•RBI’s contingency fund: should be built or not?

•The Widening Gap between India’s Rich and Poor

•Inclusive growth: Why is it indispensable for India?

•GST (Goods and Services Tax) Compensation Cess

•Aadhaar to be linked to driving licence

•Time for Caution

•How Tez works

•SEBI’s new rules for enhancing market efficiency

•Rise in Pulse production and fall in prices

•RBI’s contingency fund: should be built or not?

•The Widening Gap between India’s Rich and Poor

•Inclusive growth: Why is it indispensable for India?

•GST (Goods and Services Tax) Compensation Cess

•Aadhaar to be linked to driving licence

•Time for Caution

•How Tez works

•Cabinet to soon take up $5 billion convention centre project

•Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre (APERC)

•Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

•National Infrastructure Investment Fund (NIIF)

•Indra 2017

•Free Trade Pact with Mauritius

•Global Hunger Index 2017

•Government to set up Plastic Park in Jharkhand’s Deoghar District

•Government scraps export duty on sugar

•Government imposes anti-dumping duty on Ofloxacin import from China

•Pune tops in urban governance: ASICS 2017 report

•India ranks 78th on WEF Energy Transition Index

•Reducing Infant Mortality Rate and Gender Gap - SRS Bulletin Points to Significant Decline in India

•HDFC Bank Listed in Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs)

•First Hyperloop Planned in Andhra Pradesh

•Bharat Petroleum Becomes a Maharatna

•First Diesel Consignment Sent to Myanmar

•SAIL’S Sales Boost with SAIL’S “Gaon Ki Ore”

•World’s First Diamond Futures Contracts by ICEX

•Gini Coefficient

•What are Poll Bonds? Life of 15 Days, Donor Name Secret but KYC Must

•Nav-Ratan Companies

•Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)

•Case Study of Securing Funding for Bangalore Metro Rail Project- European Investment Bank (EIB)

•India, China to Not Be Global Growth Poles: UNCTAD What are Growth Poles?

•India’s Forex Reserves Cross Record $400 Billion- Why are Forex Reserves Important?

•Indian Nuclear Power Programme

•Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund Approved

•India’s Silk Industry and MoUs Between India and Japan

•Alang-Sosiya Shipyards: 76 Million US Dollar Loan Deal with Japan International Cooperation Limited

•Northeast Venture Fund for Young Startups

•NITI Aayog Lunches Ease of Doing Business Report: an Enterprise Survey of Indian States

•What is TAPI Gas Pipeline? India Hosting Steering Committee Meeting of TAPI Gas Pipeline

•West Bengal’s Gobindobhog Rice Gets Geographical Indication Status

•Credit Lines Pact Signed by Five Banks of BRICS Nations

•Public Sector Banks Allowed to Amalgamate Through Alternative Mechanism (AM)

•India’s Exclusive Rights to Explore Poly metallic Nodules from Central Indian Ocean Seabed Basin

•Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 201 - 12 = 100) June, 2017

•Textile Industry in India: Institutional Mechanism for Textiles Sector

•Renard Series for Currency Denominations

•Demonetization on Black Money, Widening of Tax Base and Direct Tax Collections

•Update on Gross Domestic Product and Per Capita Income

•Aggregate Measurement of Support (AMS): Joint Proposal by India & China in WTO

•Seismic Zones in India

•Seabed Gold in Peninsular India

•Arctic Ice and Climate Change

•What are Micro ATMs, What They Do, and How They Could Help Solve the Cash Crunch

•India, Bhutan Signed New Bilateral Trade Agreement

•Smooth-Coated Otter Sighted for First Time in Krishna Sanctuary

•Union Government Unveiled UDAN Scheme for Regional Air Connectivity

•Narendra Modi Inaugurates 3 Mega Hydro Projects in Himachal Pradesh

•What is Arbitration, Arbitration & Conciliation Act 1996

•Government Expanding Logistics Data Bank Project to South India

•What are Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties and Difference?

•Salt Farming Industry in India: Revival Plans

•Exhibition “Indian Historical Monuments in Company Painting School” in National Museum

•National Trade Facilitation Action Plan

•First Floating Wind Farm off Scotland Coast

•First Two NOPVs Shachi and Shruti Launched by RDEL at Pipavav, Gujarat

•Export of Marine Food Products

•Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011- Revision of Cost

•India’s Look East Policy- SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program (Tranche 2)

•White Tiger’ Spotted in Nilgiris

•Disinvestment of Air India and Five of Its Subsidiaries

•IOC, BPCL, HPCL Going to Set World’s Largest Refinery

•Trade Comparison between Indian and China

•India and Bangladesh to Construct Bridge Along Mizoram Border on Karnaphuli River

•India Poised to be Economic Growth Pole

•Sundarban Mangrove’s Depleting Alarmingly

•Government Announced More 30 Smart Cities

•Growth of Domestic and Foreign Tourist Visits During 2016 Gets Higher

•India’s First Indigenously Build L&T Yard 55000 (Floating Dock – FDN 2) Launched

•Arunachal Pradesh Ask for Separate Time Zone to Increase Efficiency

•India’s First Private Railway: Habibganj

•India’s Fast Growing Economy Growth Goes Down

•Consumer Protection in India 2nd Session of Intergovernmental Experts on Consumer Protection Law

•India, Hong Kong sign double tax agreement

•Government imposes anti-dumping duty on Ofloxacin import from China

•CCEA approves bulk export of all edible oils

•MCX launches world’s first brass futures contracts

•Inclusive Internet Index 2018: India ranks 47th

•Yes Bank lists $600 million MTN bond on India INX

•US challenges India’s export subsidy programmes at WTO

•IIP expands at 7.5 % in January 2018

•India attracts $209 billion FDI in 2014 - 2017: Government

•Indian, French companies ink pacts worth 13 billion euros

•India-China trade hits record $84.4 billion in 2017

•Iraq overtakes Saudi Arabia as India’s biggest Oil Supplier

•Government sets up Subhash Chandra Garg Committee to regulate fintech sector

•Services PMI contracts to 47.8 in February 2018

•Cabinet approves establishment of National Financial Reporting Authority

•Pune tops in urban governance: ASICS 2017 report

•India ranks 78th on WEF Energy Transition Index

•Core sector grows at 6.7 % in January 2018

•Manufacturing growth falls to four-month low in February 2018: PMI

•Mauritius was largest source of FDI in India in 2016 - 2017: RBI

•Department of Commerce and CII ink MoU for development of Logistics sector

•ONGC to acquire Government’s entire 51.11 % stake in HPCL

•Indian economy to grow at 7.4 % in 2018: IMF

•India’s richest 1 % corner 73 % of wealth generation: Oxfam Survey

•Cabinet approves Amendment to MSME Act to change classification criteria

•Independent debt management office must be set up: NITI Aayog

•IRFC’s green bonds: India INX lists 1st debt security at IFSC

•ONGC acquires 10 % stake in UAE’s Zakum oilfield

•India imposes anti-dumping duty on some stainless steel imports

•MCX launches India’s first commodity options in Gold

•IMF lowers India’s growth forecast to 6.7%

•Logistics sector gets Infrastructure Status

•Government launches BHARAT-22 Exchange Traded Fund

•SEBI to bring Initial Coin Offerings using crypto currencies under its lens

•FSDC Sub-Committee reviews financial events of country

•ABD lowers India’s GDP forecast to 6.7 % for 2017 - 18

•Rich-poor divide increasing rapidly: Study

•India’s first Electronic Manufacturing Cluster to be set up in Andhra Pradesh

•IRFC’s green bonds: India INX lists 1st debt security at IFSC

•NCDEX launches India’s first agri-options trading in Guarseed

•India’s first-ever FDI in fertilizer sector: Yara acquires Tata Chemicals urea plant

•SEBI inks pact with ESMA for information exchange on CCPs

•Reliance Industries market capitalisation hits Rs. 5 lakh crore mark

•India to import crude oil from US for first time

•India’s forex reserves at record-high of $386.53 billion

•NMCE, ICEX to merge to create India’s third biggest commodity exchange

•Reliance Jio launches world’s longest 100Gbps submarine cable system

•India’s Largest Municipal Bond Programme Launched

•Reliance Defence inks Pact with Serbia’s Yugoimport to Manufacture Ammunition in India

•BMI Research: India One of Top 5 Consumer Markets in Asia

- Published/Last Modified on: May 9, 2018

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