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20 July, 2018 12:22 PM Finance ministry asks banks to issue contactless credit and debit cards

NFC-enabled cards are issued by banks that allow users to just tap it against a compatible PoS machines instead of having to swipe it, which requires physical contact. In a step to boost the Digital India programme, the Finance Ministry has asked banks to start issuing near field communication (NFC)-enabled credit and debit cards to their customers 70

11 July, 2018 9:01 AM Govt may increase tax on petrol, diesel cars to encourage electric vehicle sales

The government is considering increasing tax rates on petrol and diesel cars with the aim to encourage sales of electric vehicles. As per a recent proposal by the Ministry of Finance, it has been advised to impose a marginally higher tax on conventional fuel cars. The ministry believes that the move will help avoid the additional financial burden that the government 32

5 July, 2018 7:42 AM Reliance to Create Hybrid Online-to-Offline Retail Platform: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries' (RIL) Chairman & Managing Director Mukesh D. Ambani on Thursday said the company saw its biggest growth opportunity "in creating a hybrid, online-to-offline new commerce platform". According to Ambani, who was addressing the shareholders at the company's 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai, the new commerce platform will be created 39

3 July, 2018 9:28 AM Ericsson Unveils India's First 5G Innovation Lab At IIT-Delhi

In a bid to stimulate the 5G ecosystem in India, Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson on Tuesday formally launched the country's first "Centre of Excellence (CoE) and Innovation Lab" for 5G at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. "India cannot afford to miss the 5G bus. It is of strategic importance to us," Communications Minister Manoj 54

29 June, 2018 5:52 AM European Leaders Vow Tougher Action On Chemical Weapons, Spying

EU leaders on Friday pledged to crack down harder on chemical weapons and step up efforts to combat spying, as Europe frets about threats from Russia. Three months after a nerve agent attack in the British city of Salisbury, blamed on Russia, united the EU in condemnation of Moscow, the bloc's leaders said they wanted new measures to stop the spread 42

28 June, 2018 4:21 AM Universities Not Implementing EAT Module Will Not Receive Funds From UGC

MHRD has instructed all universities, deemed-to-be universities, and colleges to implement EAT module of PFMS with immediate effect. Ministry of Human Resource Development has instructed all universities, deemed-to-be universities, and colleges to implement EAT module of PFMS with immediate effect, failing which no funds will be released by UGC to such institutions 36

17 June, 2018 1:04 PM Ten Delhi Gurudwaras To Implement Food Safety Rules In Serving Langar

The more strict food safety and hygiene standards have been put in 10 gurudwaras where about 1 lakh devotees partake langar. The more strict food safety and hygiene standards have been put in place at all the 10 gurudwaras where about 1 lakh devotees partake langar, said Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh 54

5 June, 2018 9:25 PM Mexico Hits US Grapes, Pork, Cheese In Reply To Trump Tariffs

Mexico City: Mexico announced steep duties Tuesday on a raft of US products ranging from whiskey to apples in retaliation for the "unilateral adoption" by Washington of steel and aluminum tariffs. The Mexican economy ministry published a list of American products that will be subject to duties of between 15 and 25 percent, including pork, cheese and grapes 151

31 May, 2018 1:40 PM GST, demo to improve tax collection, broaden tax base: Moody's

Reforms such as Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation will improve tax collection and broaden the tax base in India overtime, Moody's Investors Service said today. In a report on broadening tax base in Asia Pacific countries, Moody's said although there are uncertainties surrounding GST implementation and compliance, including the timely provision 49

3 May, 2018 7:44 AM Chennai Corporation puts up 206 polluted water bodies for adoption

Corporates and local communities can own them for a specific period and fund the eco-restoration drive; portal to be developed soon The Chennai Corporation will remove municipal solid waste from 206 water bodies, remove encroachments and permit local communities and corporates to adopt and maintain them. “The corporates or the communities can adopt any of the 206 water 46