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Allow all state-run vehicles to move on ethanol based clean fuel: ASSOCHAM plea to Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow, July 25, 2017: Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath to allow all state-run buses to move on from oil-based fuel (petrol, diesel) to alternative and environment-friendly fuel like ethanol.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

19 per cent of Indian population is still unbanked: ASSOCHAM-EY

New Delhi, 24 July, 2017: Despite rationale and a strong institutional credit network, India’s financial services ecosystem lags in terms of physical infrastructure and has failed to reach the poor, more than 19% of the population who are unbanked or financially excluded, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-EY joint study.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Pranab Da added new dimension to Rashtrapati Bhawan: ASSOCHAM chief

New Delhi, 24 July, 2017: ASSOCHAM President Mr Sandeep Jajodia today gave rich compliments to Mr Pranab Mukherjee who is completing his term as President of India, tomorrow, adding new glory to the highest Constitutional office.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Social media wooing away time spent on newspaper reading, TV viewing: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, 22 July, 2017: Social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp, Instagram and others are fast changing the reading and viewing habits with increasing number of people , mostly youngsters , spending less than half the time on newspapers and television in major cities, than about 3-4 years ago, ASSOCHAM findings noted.

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

NITI Aayog approves Rs 18K crore investment for 200 kmph rail projects for 2 major routes, says Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi, July 21, 2017: The premiere think-tank of the Government of India, NITI Aayog has approved investments worth Rs 18,000 crore for high-speed rail projects for major routes of Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Kolkata, Union Minister for Railways, Mr Suresh Prabhu said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Indian accounting & finance professionals be given access to overseas mkt.: ASSOCHAM plea

New Delhi, July 20, 2017: Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has suggested the Centre to conduct country-specific or geographic market-wise studies to ascertain job prospects for qualified Indian professionals in accountancy, finance, information technology (IT) and related services abroad.

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Relax bank guarantee norms for ship construction orders by Navy: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, July 19, 2017: The ASSOCHAM has approached the Defence Ministry, seeking relaxation for stringent bank guarantee norms required for the private sector shipyards which want to bid for construction of ships for the Indian Navy.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Centre’s approach in solving drinking water & sanitation issues is ‘transparent & open’: Unicef India official

New Delhi, July 19, 2017: There is a very strong transparency, openness with many stakeholders in terms of the union government’s approach towards solving issues concerning lack of drinking water and sanitation in India, a top Unicef India official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in new Delhi today.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Bamboo policy on the anvil: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, July 18, 2017: The Government is soon likely to bring a policy to promote bamboo sector which could be used to harness bio-fuel, Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister, Mr Nitin Gadkari said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Inflation outlook to stay muted for more months: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, July 17, 2017: With the country set to reap a record foodgrains production and the industry not enjoying any pricing power, the inflation outlook remains quite muted at least till festival season of Durga Puja and Diwali, an ASSOCHAM analysis has suggested.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

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