Tata Steel targets 20% women in workforce by 2020

Tata Steel targets 20% women in workforce by 2020

Tata Steel targets to have 20 per cent women in its workforce by 2020 as gender diversity ensures availability of different mindsets to deal with challenges, a top company executive said. “Gender diversity is essential, and not having it can...
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Stimulus, farm waiver to push up fiscal deficit by 1%: RBI

Stimulus, farm waiver to push up fiscal deficit by 1%: RBI

Cutting its growth estimate for the current fiscal, the RBI warned on Wednesday that any economic stimulus and farm debt waivers could push up fiscal deficit by 1 percentage point, potentially stoking inflation. Such measure could lead to inflation surging...
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Consider service charge by hotels as income: Paswan to CBDT

Consider service charge by hotels as income: Paswan to CBDT

With some hotels and restaurants still levying service charge, the consumer affairs ministry has asked the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to consider service charge as income while assessing the tax returns. At present, some hotels and restaurants are...
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Sebi advisory panel plans to reduce mutual fund schemes by half

Sebi advisory panel plans to reduce mutual fund schemes by half

The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s mutual fund advisory panel has recommended strict definitions for mutual fund scheme, which might bring down the current schemes by as much as half. The capital markets regulator will enforce the new definitions.....
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Don’t get lured by schemes with abnormal returns: Sebi

Don’t get lured by schemes with abnormal returns: Sebi

Securities market regulator Sebi has cautioned the youth against falling for any scheme promising abnormal returns, especially ponzi ones. “Instead of going through allurement, investors are advised to go through terms and conditions of the scheme carefully ...
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Amid Doklam standoff, Chinese imports to India up by 33% in April-June quarter

Amid Doklam standoff, Chinese imports to India up by 33% in April-June quarter

Chinese imports to India recorded a 33% jump in the April-June quarter over the same period last year, government data shows, indicating trade remains unscathed by the border standoff between the two countries. The rise in imports is on the...
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