Monthly Archives: January 2019

Rationalise new norms for external borrowing: NSEFI

National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), a non-profit organisation, has written to the Prime Minister’s Office requesting to direct the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to rationalise the new ECB framework suitably, excluding repayment of rupee loans from the negative list.NSEFI apprises you that till date, RBI allowed the …

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As you reap, so shall you add value to farm produce

A fusion of traditional practices, management expertise and technology has taken agriculture to a higher level at a farm located in Udayampuli Village of Tirunelveli district. Jaycee Agro Farms has emerged as a model in which the farmer is in control of the food chain — from production to marketing.The …

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A pill a day keeps the doctor away

Omega-3 is an important fatty acid with immense health benefits for the body and brain. It is found in abundance in fish oil and many pharmaceutical companies extract the oil to develop it into a pill for daily dosage.While the health benefits of Omega-3 cannot be disputed, many — especially …

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Traders to mobilise and vote as one: CAIT

The trading community has decided to make its presence felt as a single consolidated vote bank for the upcoming general elections. The Confederation of All-India Traders (CAIT) said on Sunday that from February 1, its officials would travel to nearly 100 cities to convince traders and their staff to vote …

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RBI: on the horns of a dilemma

After changing the stance of the monetary policy in the October review meeting to ‘calibrated tightening’ from ‘neutral’, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under Shaktikanta Das may choose to change the stance back to ‘neutral’ again in the February review meeting, after retail inflation grew at the slowest pace …

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Varsities told to allot quota from this year

The Union government has directed all educational institutions and universities to implement the 10% quota for the poor in the general category from the coming academic year, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday. “The government has already issued an official memorandum… We issued directives a couple of days ago …

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Rajnath cites Ambedkar, justifies reservation

Accusing the Congress of trying to secure votes of Dalits in the name of B.R. Ambedkar, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the new law guaranteeing 10% quota for the poor among the general category was introduced in tune with Modi government’s commitment to ensure development of all …

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