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Kickstarting the process of merger and acquisition (M&A) among CPSEs, the Finance Ministry will soon invite bids from merchant bankers and legal firms to handle consolidation, starting with two such deals.

50 lakh girls empowered by Kanyashree scheme, says Mamata Oct 11 2018

More than 50 lakh girls of West Bengal have been empowered by the Kanyashree scheme of the state government, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.

OBC increases MCLR by 0.10 per cent from Thursday Oct 10 2018

Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) has raised the marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 0.10 per cent for various tenors with effect from Thursday.

Need to give priority to national nutrition mission: NITI Aayog vice-chairman Oct 10 2018

Emphasising on the need to give priority to 'poshan abhiyan', also called national nutrition mission, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said convergence across various sectors can achieve the goal of making India free of malnutrition.

Cabinet okays signing of India-Lebanon agri pact Oct 10 2018

The Cabinet approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Lebanon for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

Cabinet approves closure of loss-making Biecco Lawrie Oct 10 2018

CCEA approved closure of Kolkata-based Biecco Lawrie Limited (BLL), after several attempts to revive the loss-making company failed, an official statement said.

GoM on calamity tax under GST to meet on Monday Oct 09 2018

The ministerial panel under Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi will meet on October 15 to examine the modalities for revenue mobilisation by levying additional tax under the GST in case of natural calamities.

Data localisation: Jaitley meets RBI DG, IT Secretary Oct 08 2018

Jaitley met RBI Deputy Governor B P Kanungo to discuss RBI’s data localisation norm for global financial technology companies.

Odisha CM launches Nirman Kusuma Yojana Oct 06 2018

Patnaik launched the "Nirman Kusuma Yojana" to provide financial assistance to children of construction workers for pursuing technical education.