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Budget expectation quote for e-commerce sector

With the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, proposals put forth in the upcoming Union Budget (interim) will play a major role in determining vote decisions, both from the individual and industry perspectives. As far as the Indian e-commerce sector is concerned, anyone would agree that it has now blossomed …

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Nitin Gadkari Lays Foundation Stone for Six-Lane Access-Controlled Highway

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that works worth Rs 50,000 crore have been sanctioned for road projects around Delhi. He said, these will immensely improve the air pollution in the Capital city generated due to traffic congestion. He said, controlling air pollution is not a difficult task with all …

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GoAir Republic Day Bonanza, Fares Starting From Rs. 999 (all inclusive)

To celebrate 70th year of the Republic Day, GoAir, India’s fastest growing airline, today announced its Republic Daybonanza with fares starting as low as Rs. 999 all-inclusive of taxes across 26 destinations on its domestic and international network. The travel period is from 09 February to 30 September 2019 and the booking period starts …

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Budget Expectations: Oil and energy sector needs heavy push

Budget Expectations for Oil and energy sector – Currently, diesel alone meets an estimated 72% of transportation fuel demand followed by petrol at 23% and the rest of the gap is fulfilled by other fuels such as CNG, LPG, etc. As sustainable alternative for India’s energy security, incentivising the biofuel …

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Budget Expectations: Travel and Tourism sector Demands investment push for marketing and promotion

Travel Unravel Holidays Private Limited, a travel e-commerce retail player, has put forth the demands of the industry before the ensuing Union Budget 2019-20, on behalf of the travel and tourism industry, today. Saurabh Sharma, co-Founder and Director, Travel Unravel Holidays said, “The travel and tourism sector accounts for 9.4% …

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Dell Launches India’s First PolicyHack for Teachers

Dell, as a part of its three-city PolicyHack series, hosted an interactive hackathon, where teachers focused on their learning journey. In a first-of-its-kind hackathon for teachers, Dell has partnered with the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) and Ignus, to create a platform where …

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Health sector demands incentives for setting up hospitals in smaller towns and cities

Delhi-NCR based healthcare fintech start-up, LetsMD, has set the demand before the ensuing Union Budget 2019-20 on behalf of the heath care industry today. Nivesh Khandelwal, Founder and CEO LetsMD said, “India’s healthcare inflation is about 15-17%, so, every year the cost escalates by 15-17%. Second, Insurance penetration in India is …

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Flight operations from Kannur-Muscat to commence from February 28

GoAir, the world’s fastest growing airline, is all set to further expand its international footmark with the launch of direct flights on Kannur – Muscat – Kannur route effective February 28, 2019. GoAir that has recently commenced domestic operations out of Kannur is proud to announce Muscat as its 3rd international …

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Clean Ganga Fund: Rs. 203.91 Crores has been sanctioned for various projects

The officials and partners of National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) came together on one platform today, to make personal donations to the Clean Ganga Fund on a voluntary basis. Officials from various executing agencies, stakeholders and aartners with Team NMCG including State Bank of India, Union Bank of India, …

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