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Jack Ma comes calling again, discusses e-commerce future with Modi
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Jack Ma comes calling again, discusses e-commerce future with ...

Alibaba’s only investment in India has been in pre-paid mobile wallet Paytm. Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. The two are learnt to have discussed the potential of e-commerce and mobile telephony in driving small and medium enterprises, among other things. Alibaba’s entry into India’s e-commerce sector (currently, the company has business-to-business operations) might also have ... Rediff.com, 4 hours ago
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Hit by leaks, wary finance ministry blocks non-government sites

Officers up to director rank have access only to ‘.nic.in’ and ‘.gov.in’ websites The finance ministry has blocked all non-government websites, including email services, social media and news websites, for junior staff after the Central Bureau of Investigation began investigating leaks of confidential documents related to foreign investment proposals. All websites with private domains have been blocked for officers up to the rank of director or equivalent. The ban covers ...
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Sexist Sharad Yadav blinks: I have great respect for Smriti Irani

Days after his controversial comments against Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani, Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday expressed regret and said he respected her and had defended her earlier. "I regret (the controversy). I respect her," he said in Rajya Sabha, after Leader of the House Arun Jaitley said a ‘very improper impression’ had been created in the media on Yadav's remarks during a discussion in the House two days ago. Jaitley urged Yadav to ...
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Mufti announces portfolios, holds on to key ministries

Major portfolios like home, finance and education were on Tuesday allocated to People’s Democratic Party ministers by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed who will himself hold the charge of home ministry. The allocation of portfolio in the PDP-BJP coalition was announced on Tuesday night two days after the 25-member ministry was sworn-in.Deputy chief minister and BJP leader Nirmal Singh has been given power development and housing and urban development while the ...
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No proposal for separate regulatory framework for e-commerce sector : Union Minister Jayant Sinha

Presently, there is no proposal under consideration of the government for a separate regulatory frame work for e-commerce," Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. Flipkart’s Big Billion Day sale ...
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You have taken liberty with facts: Jairam Ramesh's angry letter to FM

In a strongly worded letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Congress’ Jairam Ramesh accused him of distorting facts. The FM while defending amendments in land reforms on Thursday had hinted that Ramesh, rural development minister in the United Progressive Alliance, had misled the Rajya Sabha.  Ramesh wrote on Friday, “I disagree with many of your contentions but that is in the nature of political debate on such an important legislation with the BJP (and all other political ...
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1st coal block e-auction earns Rs 1 lakh cr for states

Minister says current government has done in 4 months what the previous one couldn’t in 10 years The first round of coal block e-auction that ended on Sunday saw some of the key names in the industry bagging 18 mines with a combined extractable reserve of 90 million tonnes, along with attached end-use infrastructure. According to the auction amount and royalty payable, six mineral-rich states are likely to earn a little more than Rs 1 lakh crore (Rs 1 trillion) over the next 30 years.
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Tripura border haat to be inaugurated on Jan 13

Agartala: Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Bangladesh counterpart Tofile Ahmed will jointly inaugurate the first border ‘haat’ or market, along Tripura-Bangladesh frontier at Srinagar in Tripura on January 13.Sitharaman has sent ...
 IndiaTV News2 months ago Border haat along Tripura-Bangladesh border  IndiaTV News2 months ago
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E-tailers face tough times as states tighten tax noose

In yet another stand-off between e-commerce companies and state authorities, Kerala’s commercial taxes department has slapped a fine on Flipkart, Jabong, Vector E-commerce Pvt Ltd (which holds a stake in Myntra) and Robemall Apparels Pvt Ltd (which operates zovi.com). The fine, Rs 54 crore overall, has been levied for evasion of sales tax in 2012-13 and 2013-14.  At Rs 47.15 crore, the fine on Flipkart is the highest, followed by Rs 3.89 crore on Jabong, Rs 2.23 crore on Vector ...
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'Heavens won't fall if India's fiscal target is not met'

Assocham has also told Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that it’s the government and state-owned firms, rather than the private sector, which should lead the investment revival in the country The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India stated it had ‘strongly urged’ Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to slash Plan spending to meet the fiscal deficit target for FY15. It also told the FM it’s the government and state-owned companies, rather than the private sector, which ...
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