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How India can win 50 Olympic medals in 2024

How India can win 50 Olympic medals in 2024

The NITI Aayog has big plans for Indian sport, reports Sanjeeb Mukherjee.   IMAGE: Olympic Silver medalist P V Sindhu, one of two Indian medal winners in Rio. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images With only one silver and one bronze won at the Rio Summer Olympics this year, India's performance was rather dismal at the biggest sporting event in the world. The NITI Aayog thinks the country could take the tally to 50 at the 2024 Olympics. Russia came in fourth with 56 medals at the Rio ..., 2 months ago

GM crop is as safe as any other form of breeding. It's probably safer'

In an interview with Sanjeeb Mukherjee, Lynas defends the government's recent decisions on GM mustard
 Business Standard1 month ago

'Expect all Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to come back into the system': Arvind Panagariya

Economic growth in the third quarter of the current financial year (2016-17) — and the fourth quarter, to a lesser extent — would be impacted by demonetisation, according to National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog Vice-Chairman ...
 Smart Investor3 days ago

Separate agency to manage pulses buffer not feasible: CACP Chief

CACP chairman Vijay Paul Sharma The Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices (CACP), the main price setting body of the government has a vital role to play in ensuring that farmers income is doubled in line with the Centre's objective. In an ...
 Smart Investor4 days ago Creating separate agency to manage pulses buffer not feasible: CACP Chief  Business Standard India4 days ago

Ministries draw plans to go cashless after PM's diktat

A senior finance ministry source said making the use of debit cards and e-wallets compulsory across the board is legally untenable, but banks have been asked to insist their account holders use these instruments.Sanjeeb Mukherjee and Archis Mohan report. A number of ministries and departments in the central government, especially those that have a direct interface with the public, have gotten down to chalking out their strategies to go cashless after Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed them ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Gold loses shine as most liquid asset status goes

The concept of gold as an asset capable of getting anytime money is evaporating. Gold has traditionally been considered this country’s most liquid asset -- at any time, people were prepared to give cash against it. After the demonetisation, that has changed. Scrap gold dealers appear to be gradually shifting to cheque payment or net banking fund transfer. And, customers are not ready for this -- selling against cheque means it shows in the account book and long-term capital gains tax is ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Demonetisation: Who knew, who didn't

'A bit of foresight would have helped.''Isn't it common sense that this is sowing and wedding season?''The plan is indeed unquestionably revolutionary, but better preparedness could have avoided such teething troubles.'Archis Mohan, Sanjeeb Mukherjee, Arup Roychoudhury and Shreya Jai report from New Delhi. Who were the men and women Prime Minister Narendra Modi consulted before banning the big notes? The answer to that question is hard to find, but Business Standard spoke to bureaucrats and ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

BJP pushes Jaitley to give tax relief in Budget

Budget announcements will come right before five states, with a population of around 250 million, go to the polls.Archis Mohan and Sanjeeb Mukherjee report. The War on Big Notes There could be sops, after the pain. Sensing the growing frustration among the middle classes and the poor in India over dry ATMs and long queues at banks after demonetisation of big notes, the Bharatiya Janata Party is learnt to be sending out feelers to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to relax the income-tax slabs, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Can give free food to all under food security Act if states cooperate: Food minister

The National Food Security Act (NFSA) that provides legal entitlement for cheap grain to 64 per cent of Indians now covers the entire country, with Kerala and Tamil Nadu agreeing to implement it. The Act was passed during the previous United ...
 Smart Investor3 weeks ago

Demonetisation: Wholesale markets grind to a halt

Sanjeeb Mukherjee, Karan Choudhury, Sahil Makkar &/New Delhi/ Kolkata 09 Nov 16 | 08:46 PM Email this Print A deserted look of Delhi's wholesale market in Chandni Chowk in New Delhi (Pic: Dalip Kumar) On Tuesday evening, when Kolkata's Sheikh ...
 Smart Investor1 month ago Wholesale markets grind to a halt  Smart Investor1 month ago
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