Note ban, GST hit household savings rate, decline may pose challenge for economy: Report

Mumbai: If the steep decline in the household savings rate — which has fallen to 16.3 per cent from 23.6 per cent between fiscals 2012 and 2017 — continues, it may pose a serious challenge to overall growth and the macroeconomic stability, warns a report. Since the household sector is the largest contributor to savings, the overall savings More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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UK police return Buddha statue to India 57 years after theft

Indian High Commissioner Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, left, stands with Detective Chief Inspector Sheila Stewart with the ancient Buddha statue displayed at the High Commission of India in London Wednesday, August 15, More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Arvind Kejriwal refuses to accept Ashutosh’s resignation

Ashutosh & Arvind Kejriwal New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday refused to accept party leader Ashutosh’s resignation. Kejriwal More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Anandiben Patel takes oath as Governor of Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Madhya Pardesh Governor Anandiben Patel, who has been given the additional charge of Chhattisgarh following the death of governor Balramji Dass Tandon, was sworn in at a ceremony here today. Madhya Pardesh More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Will unfurl tricolour in space by 2022: PM Modi

New Delhi: Addressing the nation on the 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that by the year 2022 India will unfurl the tri-colour in space. The year 2022 will mark India’s 75th Independence More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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PM Modi announces ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan’ on I-Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Independence Day, announced the launch of ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan’ on September 25. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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The Sen Times greets public servants on eve of 72nd Independence Day

Varanasi: On eve of 72th Independence Day, 2018, The Sen Times conveys its warm greetings and best wishes to all the officers and other public servants and the members of their families. School student performed More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Chief Secretary assault: AAP moves court to restrain police from disclosing details of chargesheet

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on Tuesday moved to the Patiala House Court seeking to restrain the Delhi Police from sharing contents or details of the chargesheet filed in the alleged assault case of Delhi More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Indian rupee falls to all-time low against dollar

New Delhi: The Indian rupee fell to an all-time low Tuesday against the U.S. dollar amid worries that Turkey’s growing financial crisis could spread to other developing-world economies. SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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RBI intervention may not do much to stabilise rupee: Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi: Any intervention by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may not do much to stabilise the rupee as a fall in the currency is due to global factors, a senior finance ministry official said on Tuesday. Economic More...