India Rejects RCEP E-Commerce Chapter 

🕔10:49, 12.Oct 2019

India’s hopes for retaining the right to implement data localization laws remain alive as Indian negotiators declined to agree to the e-commerce chapter of the RCEP agreement. The negotiations are taking place in the meeting in Bangkok. Chapter 10 on

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For First Time In FY20, Credit Growth In Single Digit 

🕔10:44, 12.Oct 2019

Reflecting the deepening economic crisis arising from both structural and cyclical issues and a massive fall in consumption demand, bank credit growth rate, for the first time this fiscal, slowed to single-digit at 8.8 percent to Rs 97.71 trillion during

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Industrial output shrinks by 1.1% in Aug

🕔10:29, 12.Oct 2019

Industrial growth shrank 1.1% in August, after a gap of 26 months, reinforcing fears of a slowing economy and deteriorating consumer sentiment. Industrial production, as measured by the index of industrial production (IIP) had grown 4.8% August last year. Data

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Moody’s Cuts India’s FY20 Growth To 5.8%

🕔10:01, 11.Oct 2019

Moody’s Cuts India’s FY20 Growth To 5.8% Moody’s Investor Service has pegged India’s GDP growth for the current financial year at 5.8%, lower than what the RBI projected last week at 6.1%. India’s growth is expected to remain weaker than

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India slips 10 places in global competitiveness index

🕔10:31, 10.Oct 2019

India has moved down 10 places to rank 68th on an annual global competitiveness index, largely due to improvements witnessed by several other economies, while Singapore has replaced the U.S. as the world’s most competitive economy. Factors in India’s favour

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 Slowdown effects more pronounced in India: IMF

🕔10:25, 10.Oct 2019

In news World Economic Outlook to be released next week would amid global slowdown and to show downward revisions for 2019 and 2020. Condition of the World economy:  The new International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva warned that the

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Augmenting Water Resources

🕔18:24, 9.Oct 2019

Context In December 2018, NITI Aayog released its ‘Strategy for New India @75’. The strategy for ‘water resources’ is as insipid and unrealistic as the successive National Water Policies (NWP). NITI Aayog’s strategy for water resources is a continuation of failed

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About National e-Assessment Centre

🕔16:48, 9.Oct 2019

Revenue Secretary launched the National e-Assessment Centre in the Income Tax department and also inaugurated the faceless assessment system. The e-Assessment Scheme introduces the concept of team-based assessment with dynamic jurisdiction which would bring about transparency, efficiency and standardisation of

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Tourism In India – Opportunities And Challenges (AIR)

🕔15:05, 8.Oct 2019

Tourism In India – 27 September is commemorated each year as World Tourism Day. India hosted the World Tourism Day, 2019, organized by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index of WEF released at the

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RERA Act Applicable To Plot Sold Under The Industrial Project

🕔17:43, 7.Oct 2019

The Tamil Nadu Real Estate Appellate Tribunal (TNREAT) has upheld a ruling by the Tamil Nadu Real Estate Regulatory Authority RERA act (TNRERA) that projects such as SEZ and estates involving the sale of industrial plots to investors come under

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