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Govt considering another package to minimize lockdown impact: Report

2 hours 51 min ago
If a package is announced, it would be the third major initiative by the government to tackle the challenges thrown up by the rapid spread of coronavirus.

Coronvirus: EPFO to accept Aadhaar as birth proof online from subscribers

4 hours 25 min ago
Earlier, the EPFO allowed its subscribers to withdraw three months basic pay and dearness allowance as non-refundable advance on the ground of COVID-19 lockdown from March 28, 2020

Life insurance policyholders get 30 days more to pay premium amid lockdown

6 hours 12 min ago
Irdai has already provided additional time for payment of renewal premium in case of health insurance policies and motor third party insurance.

GSTN processed 10,077 new registrations, 7,876 refunds during lockdown

8 hours 8 min ago
Till March 31, 2020, GSTN had enabled 1,748 tax officers from 18 states/UTs to access office through VPN, a secure way to access office networks.

India macroeconomic outlook set to worsen if lockdowns continue: Jean Dreze

8 hours 25 min ago
According to Fitch Ratings, India may post in 2020-21 a GDP growth of 2%, the slowest since the economy was liberalised 30 years back.

NITI Aayog seeks help from NGOs, UN, industry bodies in combating Covid-19

10 hours 38 min ago
The initiative is being undertaken by the empowered group, constituted on March 29 under the Disaster Management Act 2005 and headed by Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog

Covid-19 crisis: Govt extends validity of e-way bills; gives relief in ITC

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 15:02
The Centre has also deferred the application of restricted input tax credit (ITC) of 10% under goods and services tax (GST), providing relief to industry

Amid Covid-19 crisis, timely salaries, pensions is priority: Sushil Modi

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 13:48
He says while Bihar was comfortable in terms of revenue till the previous financial year, the coming days will be tough and he is hopeful the Centre will increase the limit under the FRBM

Covid-19 crisis: IAS officers call for Rs 5-10 trn spending on health infra

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 13:44
Want extension of lockdown to stem spread of Covid-19

Microcredit crucial for low income households dealing with Covid-19 blow

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 11:09
Over 90 per cent of low-income households are employed in the informal sector, and they will be the hardest hit by the pandemic

Rough times for fisheries to get worse after Covid-19 lockdown is lifted

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 08:12
Fishermen simply aren't able to sell as several restaurants and markets are closed. Real impact to be felt after lockdown is lifted as annual fishing ban come into effect on April 15

Covid-19: Centre asks states to notify warehouses as market yards

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 08:00
Move will help farmers sell goods on e-Nam without bringing their produce to the mandis; major relaxations given to FPOs and facilitating transport

Aluminium makers stare at piling inventory following Covid-19 outbreak

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 07:44
In the domestic market, flagging demand, slowing pace of production and tumbling exports have unnerved the primary producers

Railways issues restoration plan for resumption of services from April 15

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 02:47
All 17 zones have been sent a missive to be prepared to run their respective services, the source said

Covid-19: Govt extends e-way bill validity, defers restricted ITC under GST

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 23:10
The validity of e-way bills that were set to expire between March 20 and April 15, has been extended till April 30

Crop harvest takes centre stage in plans for lifting coronavirus lockdown

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:48
Some states stressed the need to restore supply chains

Lockdown helps faster delivery of foodgrain by Food Corporation of India

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:36
In 11 days, corporation moved three times more grain than the same period last year

Only consumer goods may see green shoots amid coronavirus pandemic

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:27
The Covid-19 impact on various sectors of the Indian economy would depend on the longevity of the outbreak and the lockdown. Except for essentials in the consumer goods, most sectors would be impacted

Coronavirus: Trade credit insurance sector may see rise in claims

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:19
Trade credit insurance covers a supplier of goods and services against the risk of non-payment by its customers because of wilful default or insolvency

Coronavirus fear: Centre defines grocery for states, eases rules for trucks

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 15:16
Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla clarified what constituted food and grocery and the exemptions during the nationwide lockdown, while easing the norms for issuing curfew passes