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Economic Survey far from truth & ground reality prevailing in the country: Cong

Economic Survey far from truth & ground reality prevailing in the country: Cong

22 Jul 2024 | 9:02 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The Congress on Monday said that the annual Economic Survey 2023-24 tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was far from truth and the ground reality prevailing in the country.

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NEET: SC seeks IIT-Delhi's opinion on ambiguous question

NEET: SC seeks IIT-Delhi's opinion on ambiguous question

22 Jul 2024 | 7:55 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the head of the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi to form a three-member expert committee to give their opinion on the correct answer to a multiple choice question in the physics section of the National-Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Under Graduate 2024, for which the National Testing Agency (NTA) awarded marks for two options.

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NEET: SC seeks IIT-Delhi's opinion on ambiguous question

NEET: SC seeks IIT-Delhi's opinion on ambiguous question

22 Jul 2024 | 7:25 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the head of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi to form a three-member expert committee to give their opinion on the correct answer to a multiple choice question in the physics section of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Under Graduate 2024, for which the National Testing Agency (NTA) awarded marks for two options.

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Time to look at next set of reforms for higher eco growth: FICCI

Time to look at next set of reforms for higher eco growth: FICCI

22 Jul 2024 | 6:22 PM

New Delhi, July 20 (UNI) The Indian industry on Monday said that it is time to look at next leap on reforms trajectory that would prepare India for achieving higher growth.

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India needs 78.5 lakh jobs annually; corporate sector must come forward to help: Govt

India needs 78.5 lakh jobs annually; corporate sector must come forward to help: Govt

22 Jul 2024 | 5:26 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The corporate sector in India has flourished as its profitability is at a 15-year high in FY24 with profits quadrupling between FY20 and FY23, the Government said adding the businesses have an obligation to themselves to strike the right balance between deployment of capital and deployment of labour.

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SC puts brakes on Kawar Yatra diktat

SC puts brakes on Kawar Yatra diktat

22 Jul 2024 | 5:06 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday imposed an interim stay till July 26 on the directions issued by Uttar Pradesh and other States which had ordered eateries along the Kanwar Yatra route to display names of owners and employees. The court noted that enforcing such orders without supporting provisions may infringe upon the secular character of the country.

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LS: Cong wants Pradhan to resign on NEET paper leak issue

LS: Cong wants Pradhan to resign on NEET paper leak issue

22 Jul 2024 | 4:54 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The Congress in the Lok Sabha on Monday flayed the Government over the NEET paper leak issue and demanded the resignation of Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, given the gravity of the situation.

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Services sector accounts for 55 pc of total size of Indian economy: Eco Survey

Services sector accounts for 55 pc of total size of Indian economy: Eco Survey

22 Jul 2024 | 4:20 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Contributing significantly to economic growth, India's services sector now accounts for about 55% of the total size of the economy.

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India enters list of top 25 arms exporting nations

22 Jul 2024 | 4:18 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) India’s defence production grew substantially from Rs 74,054 crore in FY17 to Rs 108,684 crore in FY23, boosting defence exports and finding a place in the list of top 25 arms exporting nations, says Economic Survey 2023-24.

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SC puts brakes on Kawad Yatra diktant

22 Jul 2024 | 4:15 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday imposed an interim stay till July 26 on the directions issued by Uttar Pradesh and other States which had ordered eateries along the Kanwar Yatra route to display names of owners and employees. The court noted that enforcing such orders without supporting provisions may infringe upon the secular character of the country.

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Bhutan King arrives in Gujarat on private visit

Bhutan King arrives in Gujarat on private visit

22 Jul 2024 | 4:00 PM

Vadodara/New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) The King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay arrived in Gujarat on Monday on a three-day private visit.

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India witnessed most significant increase in forex reserves in FY24: Eco Survey

22 Jul 2024 | 3:59 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) India achieved the distinction of adding to its Foreign Exchange Reserves (FER) by USD 68 billion in 2023-24, highest increase among major countries holding such reserves, says Economic Survey for 2023-24, tabled in Parliament on Monday.

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Economic Survey pegs FY25 GDP growth at 6.5-7 pc

Economic Survey pegs FY25 GDP growth at 6.5-7 pc

22 Jul 2024 | 3:48 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) On the back of pick-up in private investment, structural reforms, normal rainfall forecast and rise in demand from advanced economies, India's real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow at 6.5-7% year-on-year in the ongoing fiscal 2024-25, said the Economic Survey 2023-24 tabled in Lok Sabha on Monday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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India's per capita carbon emission is one third of global average: Economic Survey

22 Jul 2024 | 3:45 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Despite being one of the fastest-growing economies in the World, India’s annual per capita carbon emission is only about one-third of the global average, said Economic Survey 2023-24 tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday.

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Eco Survey flags challenges for stable External trade due to geo political situation

22 Jul 2024 | 3:17 PM

New Delhi, July 22 (UNI) Even as India’s external sector remained strong despite geopolitical headwinds as the trade deficit improved to USD 78.1 billion in FY24 from USD 121.6 billion in 2022-23, the government on Monday flagged potential risks to like fall in demand from major trading partner like the USA, Rise in trade cost, Commodity price volatility and trade policy changes due to geo political situation.

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