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Parliament passes payment of gratuity bill

New Delhi, Mar 22 : Parliament today passed a key bill that will empower the government to fix the amount of tax free gratuity and the period of maternity leave with an executive order. The Rajya Sabha, which has failed to transact any significant business over the last fortnight due to protests by various parties, […]

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Kashmir Haat to be developed on modern lines: Asiea Naqash

SRINAGAR, MARCH 22:   Minister of State for Industries & Commerce and Housing & Urban development, Asiea Naqash Thursday visited the Kashmir Haat here to take the first-hand appraisal of the functioning of the various sections of the Haat. The Minister inspected various sections including the Craft Museum, School of Designs, Massive Carpet Scheme (MSE) showroom […]

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Demo succeeded in unearthing black money, preventing corruption: FM

  New Delhi, Mar 22 :Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that demonetisation of high value currency notes in November 2016 “succeeded” in unearthing black money and preventing corruption. In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, which was made available today, he said that at the time of demonetisation, on November 8, […]

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Bluestar to wait till FY18 end for Jammu project future

Kolkata, Mar 22: Air-conditioning and refrigeration company Bluestar Ltd would wait till March 31, 2018, for a response from the Jammu and Kashmir government for extending fiscal incentives for its proposed greenfield unit in the state. If the J&K government failed to grant any fiscal benefits, the company would shift the project, with a potential […]

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DDC Shopian flags-off farmers for sericulture tour

SHOPIAN, MARCH 22: – Deputy Development Commissioner  (DDC)  Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz, today flagged-off one-day awareness cum exposure tour for sericulture farmers of the district. The tour was organized under the centrally sponsored Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme during which the farmers will visit the Central Sericulture Research Training Institution Pampore, Silk Reeling Unit Khanmooh […]

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Govt to promote 12 champion service sectors to boost exports

Mumbai, Mar 22 : The government is working on a strategy to boost share of services, which will grow faster than merchandise exports raising the total exports from the country, said commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu. “In last few months, we are seeing exports registering growth. We are targeting to ensure that exports are […]

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Publicize tourism places to attract tourist’s inflow in Jammu region: Priya to Tourism Dept

Publicize tourism places to attract tourist’s inflow in Jammu region: Priya to Tourism Dept

Minister releases ‘Amazing Jammu Magazine’ depicting Jammu’s tourist destinations

JAMMU, MARCH 21: ‘Jammu has an immense potential to be developed as an independent tourist destination and exhorted upon adopting a viable strategy for providing best possible publicity and promotional plan to attract tourists from all over the world to visit the beautiful places in the winter capital of the state. Minister of State for […]

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Travel, hospitality sector fast adopting digital technology

Mumbai, Mar 21: Growing disposable incomes and the rise of millennials are making the travel and hospitality sector rapidly adopt various tools, technologies and digital platforms to improve customer experience, says a report. “We are in a digital era and travel and hospitality is not an exception. The rampant penetration of smartphone has transformed the […]

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Accenture develops AI/AR based apps to aid microlending

Mumbai, Mar 21:  Global tech major Accenture today said it has developed artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR)-based applications to aid the microlending sector. Those include a multi-lingual chatbot which will help potential borrowers ‘read’ contents of a brochure before availing a loan, the company said in a statement. The borrower can hold the […]

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Gold gains on sustained demand, silver slips

Mumbai, Mar 21 :Gold gained further by Rs 50 per 10 grams at the bullion market here today following sustained demand from stockists and retailers amid bullish global cues. While, silver softened by Rs 20 per kg due  to subdued offtake from industrial units. Standard gold (99.5 purity) climbed by Rs 50 to end at […]