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Punjab Cabinet approves New industrial policy to boost growth

Punjab Cabinet approves New industrial policy to boost growth

The Punjab Cabinet today approved “New Industrial and Business Development Policy-2017” to boost industrial growth and economic activity.The other highlights of the policy are ...

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The behavioural economics

The behavioural economics

Context:The 2017 Economics Nobel was awarded to Richard H. Thaler, University of Chicago, IL, USA “for his contributions to behavioral economics”Behavioral economics, ...

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World Bank lowers India’s growth forecast to 7%

World Bank lowers India’s growth forecast to 7%

In News The World Bank has forecast and warned that subdued private investment due to internal bottlenecks could put downside pressures on the country's potential growth to 7 ...

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Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Richard Thaler

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Richard Thaler

In news An American academic  Richard Thaler, whose research into behavioural economics showed people do not always make rational financial decisions has been awarded the 2017 ...

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Financial Literacy Drive in 9 States By RBI

Financial Literacy Drive in 9 States By RBI

In NewsThe Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) will launch a financial literacy drive in 80 blocks in 9 states on pilot basis to educate people on e-transactions, formal sector ...

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Prompt Corrective Actions For Banks

Prompt Corrective Actions For Banks

In News The central bank has imposed certain restriction on banking activities of Oriental Bank of Commerce which has suffered huge losses due to sharp rise in bad loan.This ...

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GST made simpler for exporters, small traders

GST made simpler for exporters, small traders

In news After the GST Council meet on Friday, Arun Jaitley announced a slew of measures to reduce the burden and stress the implementation of the new tax regime brought to ...

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SBI new Chairman  says, “Tackling bad debts will be top priority”

SBI new Chairman says, “Tackling bad debts will be top priority”

In news Rajnish Kumar has been named as the new Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI). Tackling bad loans will be a priority for India’s largest bank.Kumar replaces Arundhati ...

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SBI New Chairman: Rajnish Kumar

SBI New Chairman: Rajnish Kumar

Rajnish Kumar appointed new SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar, managing director of State Bank of India (SBI), was appointed the next chairman of the largest public sector bank today.  ...

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RBI Fourth Bi-Monthly Policy 2017-18

RBI Fourth Bi-Monthly Policy 2017-18

RBI monetary policy: Repo rate kept unchanged at 6% The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by Governor Urjit Patel, kept the repo ...

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FDI Limit in the Different Sectors of the Indian Economy

FDI Limit in the Different Sectors of the Indian Economy

 About Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)A Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is an investment in by foreign investors in the foreign based company. Mainly there are ...

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Printing of new Rs 100 notes to begin in April

Printing of new Rs 100 notes to begin in April

In news The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to start printing new Rs 100 notes around April next year after the central bank’s printing presses are done with new Rs 200 ...

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The future of crypto-financing in India

The future of crypto-financing in India

What is a Cryptocurrency? It is a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, ...

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The finance ministry to infuse additional capital to PSBs through recapitalisation

The finance ministry to infuse additional capital to PSBs through recapitalisation

In news The government is discussing infusion of an additional capital in public sector banks (PSBs) and might issue recapitalisation bonds, to pump in money without disturbing ...

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