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Indian liquor makers and airports are in low spirits over duty free shopping restrictions

Indian liquor makers and airports are in low spirits over duty free shopping restrictions

The Commerce Ministry recommended that only one bottle per person would be allowed at duty free, while buying cigarette cartons would be prohibited. An IANS report states that the proposed ...

India lost $37 bn and over 2,000 people to extreme climate — yet there might be no change in India’s environment budget

India lost $37 bn and over 2,000 people to extreme climate — yet there might be no change in India’s environment budget

Environment may remain out of focus in Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget speech. In 2019, millions of people were affected across India after two extreme conditions — heavy floods and drought. In...

India’s iconic budget announcements through the years that changed the economy

India’s iconic budget announcements through the years that changed the economy

The Narendra Modi-led government is going to announce its second budget after winning Lok Sabha Election 2019. The 1991 budget — also known as the Epochal budget — is the most crucial budge...

Finance Ministry to push RBI for another ₹30,000 dividend as fiscal deficit deepens

Finance Ministry to push RBI for another ₹30,000 dividend as fiscal deficit deepens

The Finance Ministry is likely to push for Rs 25,000-30,000 crore interim dividend from RBI, for the third time in a row, to check slippages in the fiscal deficit of 3.3 per cent in 2019-20...

Asia's security environment is changing and India's armed forces lag far behind China

Asia's security environment is changing and India's armed forces lag far behind China

Asia’s security environment is changing as China’s influence in the region is increasing. There is a large disparity in defence spending between China and India. This is illustrated through...
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