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September 21, 2023
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Category: Business

7th Pay Commission: Second DA hike for Central Govt employees likely to be announced in October

New Delhi: The long and anxious wait for lakhs of central government employees and pensioners, eagerly anticipating the next Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) hike as per the 7th Pay Commission, may soon come to an end. Sources indicate that the Central Government could make an announcement regarding the second DA hike of…

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Central Government slashes Domestic LPG Cylinder price by Rs 200 amidst inflation concerns

Union Minister’s Announcement Provides Respite to Consumers and Boosts Festive Spirits New Delhi: In a move aimed at alleviating the financial burden on households and providing relief amidst escalating inflation, the central government has announced a significant reduction in the price of domestic LPG cylinders. The price cut of Rs 200 is set to benefit…

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Major setback for Toyota: Production halted at all 14 Japanese plants

Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T), the world’s largest-selling automaker, has encountered a significant setback as it announced the suspension of operations across all 14 of its assembly plants in Japan. This unexpected move comes as a result of a malfunction in the production system, effectively bringing domestic output to a standstill. According to the Reuters,…

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From Farming to Housing: RBI launches new portal for instant and easy loan, Facilities Kisan Credit Cards to home loans

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has unveiled its latest digital innovation, a user-friendly website designed to streamline the loan application process. With the launch of this new portal, borrowers can now access loans with unparalleled ease and convenience. The RBI’s initiative aims to drastically cut down the time it takes for lenders…

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“Nepal extends helping hand: Set to export tomatoes to India amidst soaring prices”

New Delhi: In a bid to extend a helping hand to India and alleviate the surging tomato prices in the country, Nepal has stepped forward to export tomatoes across the border. The collaborative effort aims to address the substantial shortage of tomatoes caused by adverse weather conditions in India. The news agency PTI reported that…

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Seize the Opportunity: Invest Rs 252 per day, Returns Rs 54 Lakh through ‘LIC Jeevan Labh’

LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), the trusted name in insurance and investments, offers a range of plans catering to various financial needs. Among these, the LIC Jeevan Labh policy stands out as a unique blend of protection and savings, ensuring a secure future for individuals of all ages. One of…

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“Heavy rains fuel tomato shortage, propel food prices upward, affecting consumers”

New Delhi: A surge in tomato prices, driven by supply shortages due to heavy rains, has left consumers dismayed. Simultaneously, government data has revealed a broader trend, with significant price hikes observed in various essential food items, except for potatoes. The Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs, during a recent Parliament session, disclosed a worrying…

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Fact Check: RBI clarifies 500-rupee notes with Star Mark are real, not fake

New Delhi: In response to the recent surge of rumors and misinformation circulating on social media and messaging platforms, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) came forward to clarify the authenticity of 500 rupee notes bearing a star symbol (*). The central bank issued a statement on Thursday addressing the misinformation surrounding these notes and…

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Empowering Villages: Five profitable small business ideas for Rural Development

Patna: Starting a business in a village can be a rewarding endeavor, benefiting not only the aspiring entrepreneur but also the entire community by creating employment opportunities. With some vacant land and capital, here are five small business ideas that can thrive in rural areas: Flour Mill for Grain Processing Establishing a flour mill in…

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Bad news for consumers: Tomato prices expected to remain high for next two months

Nwe Delhi: In an unfortunate turn of events, tomato prices in the country have reached exorbitant levels, causing concerns among consumers. The retail market has witnessed a significant surge in tomato prices, with rates soaring from Rs 80 to Rs 280 per kilogram. Adding to the worries, a recent report suggests that tomato prices are…

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