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Indian government relaxes withdrawal norms

Indian government relaxes withdrawal norms

November 18, 2016

As demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1,000 currency notes in India left the people with insufficient money to trade for daily necessities, the government has announced relaxations for farmers, families celebrating weddings, government employees and agricultural traders.

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Differently-abled employees in India

Differently-abled employees in India

October 15, 2016

Though many organisations in India are ignorant about the inclusion and rehabilitation of disable persons, various others are recognising the need to tap the differently-abled population; despite the challenges.

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Suez wins the contract for the Colaba wastewater treatment plant

Suez wins the contract for the Colaba wastewater treatment plant

October 10, 2016

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has given French giant Suez the contract to design and build the Colaba wastewater treatment facility, an upscale district of the economic capital of India, which faces enormous sanitation infrastructure needs with its growing po...

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A sharp increase in salaries for government staff and pensioners in India

A sharp increase in salaries for government staff and pensioners in India

June 30, 2016

The Union Cabinet in India accepted the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations to increase salaries and pensions for 4.7 million employees and 5.3 million pensioners in the country, which could boost the Indian economy. Demand for housing, automobiles and consumer durables is...

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LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of India had twice refused to hear pleas for the cease of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality in the country. However, well-known personalities from the LGBT community in India have now moved the Supreme Court (SC) to he...

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New insolvency laws

New insolvency laws

May 13, 2016

How to make it easier to do business in India, still sometimes complicated for local and foreign players? The upper house of Parliament of India aimed at addressing part of this issue by passing the insolvency and bankruptcy code 2016, on May 11. Business default is still a huge ...

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Global consultant report

Global consultant report

April 30, 2016

Indian companies based in Britain are boosting the growth rates in the country with huge foreign direct investment and creating massive job opportunities. This finding comes from global consultant Grant Thornton UK. Some of the interesting findings from the ten page report points...

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Mercer’s quality of living survey

Mercer’s quality of living survey

February 24, 2016

Hyderabad is the best Indian city to live in, according to the world ranking of Mercer on quality of living. The city of the State of Telangana (South) is distinguished for the second year in a row in India by the consultancy survey, which underlines notably its relatively good p...

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Alstom India

Alstom India

February 15, 2016

Sunand Sharma, Country President, India and South Asia and Chairman, Alstom India, from 2006 to 2014, has been appointed Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour), the highest French civilian distinction, by the French Government, in recognition of his ...

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