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Eco Survey flags challenges for stable External trade due to geo political situation

22 Jul 2024 | 3:17 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Even as India’s external sector remained strong despite geopolitical headwinds as the trade deficit improved to USD 78.1 billion in FY24 from USD 121.6 billion in 2022-23, the government on Monday flagged potential risks to like fall in demand from major trading partner like the USA, Rise in trade cost, Commodity price volatility and trade policy changes due to geo political situation.

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Need to scale up private sector financing in infra sector: Eco Survey

Need to scale up private sector financing in infra sector: Eco Survey

22 Jul 2024 | 3:14 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) A higher level of private sector financing and resource mobilisation from new sources will be crucial for India to continue building quality infrastructure, said Economic Survey 2023-24 tabled in Parliament on Monday.

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Economic Survey calls for China model to boost farmers' income

Economic Survey calls for China model to boost farmers' income

22 Jul 2024 | 3:14 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Suggesting to follow China model for boosting farmers' income, the Economic Survey tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday recommended shift to high-value agriculture – fruits and vegetables, fisheries, poultry, dairy and buffalo meat from conventional farming.

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SC pauses states’ order to eateries on Kanwar Yatra

SC pauses states’ order to eateries on Kanwar Yatra

22 Jul 2024 | 2:36 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed orders by Uttar Pradesh and other state governments directing eateries along the Kanwar Yatra route to display names of owners and employees.

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Govt taking steps to keep food prices under check: Economic Survey

Govt taking steps to keep food prices under check: Economic Survey

22 Jul 2024 | 2:31 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Concerned over increase in food prices in the last financial year, the government has outlined several steps to be undertaken to keep prices of essential commodities, especially edible oils and pulses, and improve the storage and processing facilities for vegetables in the current fiscal and years to come.

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No major anomalies found in NEET conduct:  Pradhan

No major anomalies found in NEET conduct: Pradhan

22 Jul 2024 | 1:31 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Union Minister for Education Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that no major anomalies have been found in the conduct of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for admission to medical colleges.

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FM Sitharaman tables Economic Survey 2023-24

FM Sitharaman tables Economic Survey 2023-24

22 Jul 2024 | 12:46 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday tabled the Economic Survey 2023-24 in Lok Sabha, , projecting FY25 real GDP growth at 6.5-7% and presenting a broad picture on job creation in the services and construction sectors.

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Let’s work together for country, PM urges MPs

Let’s work together for country, PM urges MPs

22 Jul 2024 | 11:12 AM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Ahead of the start of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to all Members of Parliament to get rid of past bitterness and work for the country together.

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US President Joe Biden drops out of re-election bid

22 Jul 2024 | 12:22 AM

Washington, Jul 21 (UNI) US President Joe Biden on Sunday announced he would drop out from his re-election bid, ending month-long speculations about his future following intense pressure from close associates in the Democratic Party to step down.

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India to contribute $1 mn to UNESCO World Heritage Centre: PM Modi

India to contribute $1 mn to UNESCO World Heritage Centre: PM Modi

21 Jul 2024 | 11:32 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India will contribute one million dollars to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre to be used for capacity building, technical assistance and conservation of world heritage sites.

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South Asian University plans centre on climate change

South Asian University plans centre on climate change

21 Jul 2024 | 10:45 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) South Asian University (SAU) is set to launch an Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change, Green Transition, and Sustainability at its Maidan Garhi campus in south Delhi, university president Prof. K K Aggarwal announced here on Sunday.

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4,500 Indian students return from violence-hit Bangladesh, plus 500 from Nepal, 38 from Bhutan

4,500 Indian students return from violence-hit Bangladesh, plus 500 from Nepal, 38 from Bhutan

21 Jul 2024 | 9:55 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) So far, over 4,500 Indian students have returned to India from violence-torn Bangladesh, while 500 students of Nepal, 38 of Bhutan and one of Maldives have also arrived in India, with their safe travel facilitated by the Indian High Commission in Dhaka and the four Assistant High Commissions.

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Budget Session: Cong demands comprehensive discussions on governance issues

Budget Session: Cong demands comprehensive discussions on governance issues

21 Jul 2024 | 7:07 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) The Congress on Sunday demanded a comprehensive discussion on issues like NEET paper leak, unemployment, inflation, farmers issues, UPSC controversies, worsening railway safety, and Agnipath Scheme among others on the eve of the Budget Session.

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