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Government withdraws order on rate cut on small savings schemes -Vikas Dhoot

-The Hindu This is the first time that the Centre has scrapped the notified interest rates on small savings schemes after switching to a quarterly interest rate setting system in April 2016. Hours after notifying significant cuts in small savings instruments’ returns for this quarter, the government has backtracked on these sharp cuts. This is the first time that the Centre has scrapped the notified interest rates on small savings schemes after...

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China may have become more prosperous in comparison to India in 2020, estimates new study

During the last one year, India seems to have lost the race in becoming the world leader in terms of development, prosperity and growth thanks to the recession brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The total number of poor people in the country has swelled and the middle class has shrunk in 2020 in comparison to what was anticipated earlier. A new study by the United States based think tank Pew...

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Divestment goal achievable; LIC IPO to fetch ₹1 lakh crore: CEA

-PTI/ The Hindu Inflation targeting helped in lowering volatility, level of Inflation, he says Asserting that the disinvestment target of ₹1.75 lakh crore for 2021-22 was ‘eminently achievable,’ Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) K. V. Subramanian on Saturday said the proposed initial public offering (IPO) by LIC itself could garner ₹1 lakh crore for the government. He also said targeting of retail Inflation by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has helped bring down...

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Petrol, diesel price hike: RBI governor calls for reduced indirect taxes on fuel -Anulekha Ray * Central and state taxes make up for 60% of the retail selling price of petrol and over 54% of diesel * On 20 February, petrol price was hiked by record 39 paise per litre and diesel by 37 paise a litre Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das called for reduced indirect taxes on petrol and diesel to contain the fuel prices at a reasonable level. Petrol and diesel prices in...

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China tops emerging markets league table, India at third position -Tauseef Shahidi Growth in exports, easing Inflation, and higher manufacturing activity have lifted India to the top half of Mint’s Emerging Markets Tracker for the first time in four months India climbed five spots to attain the third position among key emerging markets in January, the latest update to Mint’s emerging markets tracker shows. Rising exports, falling Inflation, and greater manufacturing activity boosted India’s rank in January although it still remains a few...

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