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November 23, 2018

Arun Jaitley to present interim budget in February, may include tax measures

Keeping with the convention, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present an interim budget for fiscal year 2019-20 in February as the Modi government goes to polls a few months after. This puts an end to speculations that the Modi government could present a full-fledged budget a few months before the 2019 General Elections. The interim budget is likely to highlight the government's achievements as well as draw a picture of what it has planned for the next five years, The Economic Times said while quoting a senior official.

Samsung apologises to workers suffering from cancer caused by its factories

Samsung Electronics apologised Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at its semiconductor factories, ending a decade-long dispute at the world's top chipmaker. Under a deal announced earlier this month, the firm will pay compensation of up to 150 million won ($133,000) per case.

Bank credit records 11.8% growth, household credit displays robust growth

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday said the Scheduled Commercial Banks (nationalised banks) recorded an overall credit growth of over 11.8 per cent YoY in June 2018. The growth in bank credit is an indicator of a rise in the economic activity. Disclosing the credit performance of the SCBs, the RBI report said credit to all major occupations and population groups have gone up compared to the June 2017 level. With regard to the public sector banks, the private sector banks continued to lead the overall credit growth.
Applying for passport to get easy for everyone! Passport Seva Kendras to open in all 543 constituencies

The Indian government plans to open a 'Passport Seva Kendra' in each of the 543 parliamentary constituencies across the country by March next year to ensure convenient passport services to its people, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh said here. The government is trying to ensure that Indian citizens do not face any difficulty in obtaining their passports whether in India or abroad, he said as he launched the 'Passport Seva' programme
Now, you can make your LIC premium payment on Paytm app

Digital Wallet Company Paytm and Life Insurance Corp. have joined hands to allow customers to pay their premiums online. Paytm now has 29 insurance companies on its platform including LIC, ICICI Prudential Life, Reliance Life, Max Life Insurance, HDFC Life, TATA AIA, SBI Life, Aditya Birla Sun Life, Canara HSBC Life Insurance, Shri Ram Life and Star Health among others. Paytm and its partnership with LIC will offer a simpler and faster method of premium payments for policy holders. While paying insurance premium through the Paytm app, one can also avail the benefit of several deals and offers.
Facebook launches 'Your Time' tool to curb social media addiction

Social media giant Facebook wants you to spend less time on Facebook! Yes, you are reading it right. The feature was first spoken about in the month of June this year but after several delays, it is finally here. A tool called 'Your Time on Facebook' is slowly but surely rolling out to everyone and it will count the minutes of your life you have used up on Facebook - one tick at a time.
The dashboard will help you manage your social life online by giving you the account of every second you've spent on Facebook's app on each day for the past week and will also give you an average time spent on it daily.Facebook will allow you to set the time limit you want and once that is breached, you will receive a reminder to log off.Number of Indians travelling to Greece has doubled this year

Indian tourist arrivals to Greece has more than doubled to 38,046 in the first nine months of the current calendar year

Around 17,376 Indian tourists visited Greece in the same period of 2017, according to a data by Greece National Tourist Office (GNTO) and Athens International Airport. The strategy that Greece has adopted is to promote 365-day tourism in Greece and create awareness about lesser known cities of Thessaloniki, Xanthi and Kavala, which have great geophysical, historical and cultural importance, along with Athens.



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