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Startup push to trigger job creation, manufacturing growth: DPIIT Secy

NEW DELHI, Feb 9: India’s budgetary boost for startups is expected to trigger employment generation, besides ushering in manufacturing and innovation-led growth in FY22. According to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra, measures such as extension of startup tax holiday and norms

Govt to soon bring bill on cryptocurrencies

New Delhi, Feb 9: The government will soon bring a bill on crypto currencies as existing laws are inadequate to deal with issues concerning them, Minister of State For Finance Anurag Thakur told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Replying to a question in the Upper House, Thakur said regulatory bodies like

Banks unions call for two-day strike against proposed privatisation of PSBs

New Delhi, Feb 9: The United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions, on Tuesday gave a call for a two-day strike from March 15 to protest against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders. In the Union Budget presented last week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Record Highs: Sensex, Nifty continue to rise; banking stocks gain

Mumbai, Feb 9: The Indian stock market continued its gaining spree during Tuesday's mid-afternoon session as the key indices reached new record highs during the intra-day trade. Accordingly, the market opened at record high on back of favourable cues from global bourses. The market continued to remain in favour of

Nifty up 14 times in 25 years

Bengaluru, Feb 9: NSE Nifty is up 14 times in 25 years, traversing its journey from 1,107 to 15,000 points mark in the last 25 years. For the first time in history, the Nifty closed above the psychological mark of 15,000 on February 8, 2021. According to

Sensex, Nifty hit new highs, oil & gas stocks rise

Mumbai, Feb 9: The Indian stock market opened on a positive note on Tuesday with the key indices hitting new highs. The BSE Sensex touched an all-time high of 51,606.25 and the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange a record high of 15,197.80 points as healthy

Labour Ministry to finalise rules under 4 codes by this week

New Delhi, Feb 8: The Ministry of Labour and Employment is likely to complete the process to finalise the rules under the four labour codes paving the way for making reforms a reality soon. Besides, the ministry is also progressing to roll out a web portal by June 2021 for