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Overweight kids in Delhi-NCR are more prone to diabetes: ASSOCHAM study

One in every ten children between the age of 5-16 yrs are overweight and are more prone to diabetic, reasons for rise in childhood diabetes are high calorie diet, junk food, inactivity, less outdoor games and more of indoor games, according to a recent study conducted by ASSOCHAM Health committee council on the occasion of ‘World Diabetic day’ on November 14.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Mobile payment transaction volume to rise manifold to reach 153 billion by FY22: Study

The mobile payment transaction volume in India is likely to witness exponential compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 90 per cent to reach 153 billion by FY 2022 as against a meagre about 3 billion in FY 2016, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-RNCOS joint study.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Apprehensions on Trump to prove wrong; India Inc hails his victory: ASSOCHAM

With his sober, very fair sounding and statesman like demeanor promising a fair deal with the rest of the world, ASSOCHAM today expressed confidence that apprehensions linked to Mr Donald Trump would certainly prove wrong even as India Inc looks forward to taking the bilateral economic engagement to a greater level under the new administration.

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Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Pollution to cripple NCR economy; Golden triangle tourism to be hit: ASSOCHAM

With Delhi and NCR getting the descriptive titles like ‘gas chamber’ and the world’s most polluted city, the entire area of National Capital Region encompassing not only Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad but also right up to Meerut, Panipat, Bhiwadi and Rohtak is likely to face a crippling economic impact more in sectors like tourism, transport, automobile and real estate, an ASSOCHAM paper has said.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Smog hitting employees at India Inc. hard and fast in Delhi-NCR: Survey

Smoggy atmosphere across Delhi-NCR has started taking a toll on people’s health and is hampering their ability to do their jobs efficiently, according to a just-concluded quick survey by ASSOCHAM.

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Monday, November 07, 2016

Let us get all Brexit related anxieties addressed as we welcome UK PM: ASSOCHAM

As India Inc. extends a warm welcome to British Prime Minister Ms Theresa May, her visit provides an excellent opportunity for India to forge a new dimension of bilateral relations seeking a sense of assurance from the top UK leadership that no adverse impact falls on the Indian trade and industry as a Brexit fall-out, apex chamber ASSOCHAM said today.

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Sunday, November 06, 2016

Nearly 50% jump in demand for air purifiers in Delhi-NCR: Survey

Air purifier market in India has seen a spike of about 50 per cent in its demand in wake of poor air quality in Delhi-NCR post-Diwali, noted a quick ASSOCHAM survey.

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Friday, November 04, 2016

ASSOCHAM for setting up road transport regulatory authority

Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has mooted a proposal to the Union Government to constitute an appropriate authority either at the Central or state level to fix the ceiling on road freight rates and breaking local monopolies.

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Thursday, November 03, 2016

Remove anomalies before imposing GST across sectors, says ASSOCHAM-KPMG paper

Sharp anomalies in the taxation rates and structure across different industries such as telecom, tobacco, textiles, food processing and tourism , should be addressed to as the country moves in a transition period for implementing the Goods and Services Tax, the ASSOCHAM-KPMG paper has said in a joint paper for the GST Council.

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Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Economy set to perform better in 2nd half of FY 16: ASSOCHAM Bizcon survey

Indian economy would be performing better in the second half of the current fiscal and the trend appears to have begun from the quarter beginning October, 2016 with 66.7 per cent of the latest ASSOCHAM Bizcon Survey respondents expecting uptick in sales, capacity utilization, though positivity on fresh investment is tentative.

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

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