• Cabinet approves MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs

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    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Sweden on cooperation in the field of Intellectual Property (IPRs). The MoU establishes a wide ranging and flexible mechanism through which both countries can exchange best practices and work together on training programs and technical exchanges to raise awareness on IPRs and better protect intellectual property rights. Impact: The MoU will enable India to exchange experiences in the innovation and IP ecosystems that will substantiall...Read More


  • As policymakers huddle, India Inc is still not ready for GST

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    New Delhi: Large companies have begun their ground work, but small and medium enterprises don't seem ready for the new tax regime It is virtually a race against time for India Inc as the April 1 deadline for the Goods and Services (GST) Tax rollout stares at them. While companies have appointed consultants to advise them on GST, nothing much has moved beyond that especially with small and medium enterprises. Large companies, however, say they can meet the April 1 deadline. Conversations with multiple tax experts reveal that not more than 40-50 per cent of large companies are ready for a GST rollout on...Read More


  • Taj Balloon Festival is back to enliven the skies of Agra†

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    NEW DELHI: Taj Balloon Festival 2016 will take place between 25 th †to 30 th †November 2016 in Agra After the resounding success of the first edition of Taj Balloon Festival, the beautiful city of Agra is geared up for another lively display of Hot Air Balloons against the backdrop of the iconic Taj Mahal. The Uttar Pradesh Government is conducting Taj Balloon Festival 2016 in association with E-Factor Adventure Tourism Pvt. Ltd - a prominent company in India that operates commercial hot air ballooning flights in the name of SkyWaltz, along with promoting and hosting various Hot Air Balloon related even...Read More


  • Shocked citizens hail banning of Rs. 500, and Rs. 1,000 notes

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    New Delhi: Public from various sections have appreciated the decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi making Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes illegal from Tuesday midnight, stating that it would be helpful for development and arresting black money. "For those who need to change notes to the tune of Rs. 5000 or Rs. 10,000 may not face any problems as it was a small tender. It will be difficult in the case of unspent huge bundles of money stored at secret places by bigwigs and anti- social elements and they could not change those notes and banks. This will increase the purchasing power of common man," ...Read More


  • Theresa May visit: PM Modi showcases government's initiatives at India-UK Tech Summit

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    New Delhi: Modi said that both countries face numerous economic challenges in the current global environment which directly affect trade and commerce Underlining economic challenges in the current global environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said India and the UK can leverage technological prowess to create new opportunities, while seeking investments in defence, manufacturing and aerospace sectors. Speaking at the India-UK Tech Summit, Modi showcased his government's initiatives in sectors like smart cities, startups and digital economy as he sought enhanced engagement with Britain. "To...Read More



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