Tag Archives: NEW DELHI

GDP decline: Govt plans Rs 50,000 cr stimulus, may widen fiscal deficit target to 3.7%, says report

New Delhi: The government is considering a plan to loosen its fiscal deficit target to enable it to spend up to 500 billion rupees ($7.7 billion) more to halt an economic slowdown, two government officials with direct knowledge of the ...

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Unity cry against govt on rights

New Delhi, Sept. 18: Representatives of over 100 national and regional movements across sectors joined hands today to put up a united struggle against the “intensified onslaught” by the BJP-led government on practically every right guaranteed to citizens by the Constitution. ...

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Housing minister takes up Jaypee-buyers’ cause

NEW DELHI: Housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri has taken up the issue of protecting the interests of homebuyers in Jaypee Infratech’s 27 projects, where insolvency proceedings were initiated, with finance and corporate affairs minister Arun Jaitley. While the option of ...

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Who’s in and who’s out: India’s likely squad for Australia series

Reports of selectors leaving out Ravichandran Ashwin, who is in England playing his trade in county championship, is already doing the rounds; but it’s still a hazardous practice to predict the squad, especially considering the available talent pool in BCCI’s ...

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Microplastic found in tap water across the world, study shows New Delhi affected

An investigation by Orb Media, which collected samples from more than a dozen countries, said microplastics have been shown to absorb toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other illnesses, and then release them when consumed by fish and mammals. Microplastic ...

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