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Youth prefers mobile dating apps over matrimonial sites/ads: Survey

New Delhi, February 13, 2018: Matrimonial websites are passé as singles across metros in India are hooking up via location based, free mobile dating applications and social media networks, according to a random survey conducted by ASSOCHAM Social Media Foundation (ASDF) ahead of Valentine’s Day.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Balancing farmers’, consumers’ interest to be ‘tight rope walk’ for Govt: ASSOCHAM prez

New Delhi, February 12, 2018: Having raised farmers’ expectations by promising them Minimum Support Price (MSP) which would be 1.5 times the cost of production, government will find it a ‘tight rope walk’ situation in managing the conflicting interests between farm producers and consumers, with inflation maintaining an upward trend for last six months in a row and possibly moving towards six per cent mark, that can make general households restive, said ASSOCHAM president, Mr Sandeep Jajodia at an ASSOCHAM Managing Committee meeting held in New Delhi today.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

EV sales to witness high double digit growth annually till 2020: ASSOCHAM-EY Study

New Delhi, 10th February 2018: Electric vehicle (EV) market has the potential to grow significantly in the coming years as sales are expected to witness high double digit growth rates annually in India till 2020, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-EY joint study.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Delhi-NCR generates 5900 tonnes of medical waste per annum: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, February 8, 2018: With a increase in the number of healthcare facilities, Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Ghaziabad collectively generate over 5900 tonnes medical waste annually, most of which remain untreated and dumped with municipal waste and thus cause serious health and environment hazard, reveals the ASSOCHAM.

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Thursday, February 08, 2018

I-T Dept. has issued notices to 1 lakh crypto currency investors: CBDT chairman

New Delhi, February 6, 2018: The Income Tax Department has issued about one lakh notices to people who have invested in crypto currencies like Bitcoin and have not declared it in their income tax return, CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) chairman, Mr Sushil Chandra said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Only 3% workers worry their health care: ASSOCHAM Survey

New Delhi, February 5, 2018: Despite increase in life-style diseases, only 3% of workers are worried about their future health since majority of it is hardly able to spare resources beyond meeting their daily needs and the absence of any affordable health services provided by corporates to majority of its employees, reveals ASSOCHAM survey.

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Monday, February 05, 2018

RBI need not react to bond yields, MSP for interest rate review: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, February 3, 2018: The Reserve Bank of India should not over-react to the high yield pressures of the bond market, along with the government promising a substantial revision in the Minimum Support Price for farmers and refrain from going in for any hike in the benchmark policy lending rates when the Monetary Policy Committee meets on February 7, the ASSOCHAM has said.

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Sunday, February 04, 2018

ASSOCHAM expects RBI to keep key interest rates unchanged in its Feb 7 monetary policy review

Mumbai, February 2, 2018: Apex industry body ASSOCHAM expects the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep key interest rates unchanged in its monetary policy review due on February 7, more so as inflation is forecast to stay high as it breached the authority’s target.

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Friday, February 02, 2018

Budget puts the money where mouth is: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, February 1st, 2018: Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley has placed a huge emphasis on agriculture and rural India, allocating bulk of resources to tinterior landscape, while helping the middle class salaried employees along with relief to senior citizens, measures which would boost consumer demand and help revive economic growth, said ASSOCHAM president, Mr Sandeep Jajodia.

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Thursday, February 01, 2018

India trails developed debt markets by miles: ASSOCHAM-Crisil study

New Delhi, January 30, 2018: With a meagre 35 per cent and 17 per cent debt market penetration in Government securities (G-secs) and corporate bonds, India is trailing developed economies like the United States of America (USA) where it is 83 per cent and 123 per cent respectively, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-Crisil joint study.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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