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India's online higher education market to grow 10x in next 5 years

India's online higher education market to grow 10x in next 5 years

New Delhi: Buoyed by the continuous remote learning amid the pandemic, the online higher education market in India will grow 10 times over the next five years to reach $5 billion by the financial year 2025, a new report said on Monday.The market will grow driven by new reforms set forth, including t...

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Are OMCs shifting to alternate day fuel price revision mechanism?

Are OMCs shifting to alternate day fuel price revision mechanism?

New Delhi: Oil marketing companies seem to be moving towards a revised fuel price revision mechanism, shifting to the practice of changing petrol and fuel rates every alternate day rather than undertaking changes on a daily basis.In the last few days, pump prices of petrol and diesel have been revis...

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Why Shilpa Shetty said no to grocery savings?

Why Shilpa Shetty said no to grocery savings?

New Delhi: Whether its sumptuous kitchen delicacies, useful backyard garden gyaan, or power yoga punches, Shilpa Shetty has proven that she can never go wrong when it comes to nutrition thats packed with taste and health. But, what does she do when her brother-in-law orders groceries with a 100-rupe...

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Commerce Minister discusses measures to enhance Covid vaccine production with the USTR

Commerce Minister discusses measures to enhance Covid vaccine production with the USTR

New Delhi: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Friday had a virtual meeting with United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Chi Tai.The meeting focused on increasing vaccine availability in an inclusive and equitable manner to combat the Global pandemic caused by Covid-19.The pro...

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Tamil Nadu company converts part of its factory into Covid care centre

Tamil Nadu company converts part of its factory into Covid care centre

Chennai: Schwing Stetter India, a company based in Sriperumbudur, Chennai which is into manufacturing of concreting and constructing equipment, has converted a floor of its factory into a Covid-19 care centre.This facility is exclusively for the company's employees and their dependents and has been ...

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GST Council to meet 1st time in 2021 on May 28 to discuss Covid relief

GST Council to meet 1st time in 2021 on May 28 to discuss Covid relief

New Delhi: The GST Council will meet for the first time this year on May 28, through video conferencing.The meeting coming in the backdrop of the fresh and more deadly Covid wave sweeping the country, is expected to announce a few Covid relief measures particularly on compliance matters.It may also ...

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India needs its own crypto unicorns: Experts

India needs its own crypto unicorns: Experts

New Delhi: Stressing that India needs smart and sensible crypto regulation, leading cryptocurrency players in the country on Friday urged the government against the ban and sought engagement to build consensus on crypto regulation.The government earlier indicated that it would take a ‘calibrated app...

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Mumbai court slaps notice to attach diamantaire Nirav Modi's assets

Mumbai court slaps notice to attach diamantaire Nirav Modi's assets

Mumbai: Fresh legal troubles are brewing in Mumbai for the fugitive diamantaire Nirav D. Modi, currently seeking bail and battling extradition proceedings in a UK Court, officials said here on Thursday.A Special Court under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018 has slapped notices to Nirav Modi ...

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Job scenario worsens, unemployment rate shoots up to 8% in April

Job scenario worsens, unemployment rate shoots up to 8% in April

New Delhi: As the severe second wave of Covid-19 and the resultant lockdowns bring economic activities to a halt, India's job scenario worsened in April 2021.As per data published by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), India's unemployment rate rose 8 per cent in April, against 6.5 per ...

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Gold demand may be subdued this 'Akshaya Tritiya' amid Covid crisis

Gold demand may be subdued this 'Akshaya Tritiya' amid Covid crisis

New Delhi: Demand for gold on the occasion of 'Akshaya Tritiya' on Friday is expected to be somewhat impacted by the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.'Akshaya Tritiya' is considered to be an auspicious occasion to purchase gold and gold commodities, including jewellery.However, the Covid ...

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