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Yogi govt allocates Rs 4 bn for about 12 mn households in UP under Modicare

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} Coming on board with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) dubbed as ‘Modicare’, the has allocated Rs 4 billion for the ambitious scheme. is estimated to cover nearly 11.8 million poor households consisting of 60 million people in Uttar Pradesh. Under the scheme, the Centre and the respective state would […]

Congress slams BJP over 6 mn ‘fake‘ voters on MP rolls, urges EC action

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} The on Sunday accused the (BJP) of deliberately enrolling approximately 60 lakh fake voters in the voters list to influence the upcoming assembly election. In a memorandum to the Election Commission of India, the demanded action against the irregularities in the voter rolls. said they have provided evidence to the EC that there are approximately 60 lakh fake […]

April finished steel exports down 25% to 558,000 tonnes, imports up 19%

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} India's export of finished steel slumped by 25.2 per cent to 0.558 million tonnes (MT) during April 2018, according to a report. The country had exported 0.746 MT finished steel during the same month a year ago, the (JPC) said it its latest report. The JPC, under Ministry of Steel, is the only institution in the country that […]

BJP worker Dulal Kumar‘s death a case of suicide, not murder: Purulia SP

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} The man, whose body was found from a power transmission tower here on Saturday, had committed suicide, the police said on Sunday on the basis of the post-mortem report, even as normal life was partially hit in the district following a 12-hour called by the BJP, which claimed that the deceased was a member of the party. The […]

Flipkart deal: Tax dept will act once Walmart obtains regulatory nod

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} has shared 'some details' with the I-T authorities on its USD 16 billion deal with US-based Walmart, but the tax department will act only after regulatory approvals have been obtained, an said. The department is currently studying the details received from the company, the said, adding that they can issue notices seeking details of taxes withheld once the […]

Omotenashi: The Japanese secret that‘s lost in translation all too often

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} Like “gemutlich” (a German adjective describing fireside coziness), the Japanese word “omotenashi” is hard to define but easy to picture. It’s a cashier greeting you nicely rather than chatting with colleagues and tossing your purchase across the counter — an all-encompassing focus on service and caring professionalism. Long hailed as the epitome of […]

FPI outflow hits 18-month high at Rs 297 bn on surge in crude prices

span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} Foreign investors pulled out a massive Rs 297.14 billion from the capital markets in May, making it the biggest outflow in 18 months, primarily due to a surge in global crude prices. This comes following an outflow of Rs 155.61 billion from the capital markets (equity and debt) in April. Prior to that, foreign investors had pumped in […]