Aadhaar will ensure DBT reaches real beneficiaries: Jaitley

New Delhi, July 16  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the Aadhaar law will ensure that all genuine beneficiaries are covered under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme and will help in reducing leakages.

“DBT scheme is a very important scheme as it transfers the benefit to the…

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Yoga guru's flourishing swadeshi business: To diversify product line

Haridwar, July 15 : Famous yoga guru Ramdev is now aiming to test waters in dairy and baby-care products to expand Patanjali’s ‘swadeshi’ consumer products portfolio that is expected to clock a turnover to Rs 10,000 crore this fiscal.

In research and development (R&D), he’s…

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India's annual wholesale inflation shoots up to 1.62%

New Delhi, July 14  : Ballooning food prices pushed up India’s annual wholesale inflation to a 20-month high of 1.62 per cent for June from 0.79 per cent in May, according to official data released on Thursday.

This kept inflation in the positive domain for the third…

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Key Indian equity indices open flat

Mumbai, July 14 : Key Indian equity indices opened on a flat note on Thursday, triggered by mixed global cues and lower crude oil prices. Selling pressure was witnessed in IT (information technology) and TECK (media, entertainment and technology) stocks.

The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which…

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India discussing solar dispute at WTO with US

Bengaluru, July 13 :  The Indian government is in talks with the US over a dispute on India’s solar programme at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and would decide on filing suits against the US based on the outcome of the talks, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday.

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