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GDP to expand at 9.5% as growth impulses strong: RBI Governor Das

GDP to expand at 9.5% as growth impulses strong: RBI Governor Das

Stating that growth impulses and the fast-moving economic indicators are strong, Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday exuded confidence in the economy clipping at the projected 9.5 per cent growth this fiscal. Crediting the many measures taken by the government and the RBI for the faster-than-expected recovery so far,

10 banks selected by govt to manage LIC IPO: Reports

10 banks selected by govt to manage LIC IPO: Reports

The government has selected 10 investment banks including Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and SBI Capital Market to handle the initial public offering of Life Insurance Corp of India, two government sources said, in what is set to be the country’s biggest-ever IPO. The government expects to raise Rs 80,000 crore-90,000 crore

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U’khand govt makes Indian Idol winner Pawandeep Rajan brand ambassador

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday made Pawandeep Rajan, who won Indian Idol, a famous singing competition, the brand ambassador to promote state’s art, culture and tourism. Dhami made the announcement after meeting Rajan at his Dehradun residence earlier today. Dhami said Pawandeep, who is from a humble

Curfew lifted from all UP districts except Lucknow, Meerut, Saharanpur & Gorakhpur

Curfew lifted from all UP districts except Lucknow, Meerut, Saharanpur & Gorakhpur

The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday lifted curfew from all the districts barring Lucknow, Meerut, Saharanpur and Gorakhpur. Additional Chief Secretary (Information) Navneet Sehgal said that COVID-19 curfew has not been lifted from these four districts as active cases in these districts are still above 600. Uttar Pradesh lifts COVID-imposed

UP extends ban on strikes in govt departments for another 6 months

UP extends ban on strikes in govt departments for another 6 months

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has extended the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) in the state, banning strikes in public services, corporations and local authorities under it, for a period of six months, an official spokesperson said on Thursday. A notification to this effect was issued on Tuesday, he added.