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BusinessToday.In
March 25, 2021
Recovery is broad based but at varying speed as the services sector in particular still operates with significant restrictions which look unlikely to be fully eased through the first half of FY22, CARE said


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, March 25, 2021
Swiggy to cover COVID-19 vaccination cost of over 2 lakh delivery partners Food delivery app  Swiggy has promised to vaccinate its more than two lakh delivery partners against COVID-19. It will also compensate for any loss of pay on the days the delivery partners receive both vaccine doses. Swiggy's announcement comes close on the heels of the central government's announcement on the next phase of the nationwide vaccination commencing April 1, 2021, for individuals aged 45 and above. ...


Anand Adhikari
New Delhi, March 24, 2021
Amitabh Chaudhry, CEO, Axis Bank shares how DFI bill is an exciting concept and can help Indian economy in the future. Chaudhry said that DFI is an important requirement for the economy at the moment. He shared his views on PSB consolidation and privatisation of banks, adding that Indian financial services industry was an enticing prospect for various large players across the globe. Watch as he explains to Business Today's Anand Adhikari how these developments can benefit the end consumers and economy going forward.Also Read: Don't see rating downgrade for India: FM Nirmala Sitharaman


BusinessToday.In
March 24, 2021
Sitharaman said that under the Modi government, Indian economy has seen lower inflation, higher GDP growth, record foreign investments and lower fiscal deficit.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, March 22, 2021
Insurance sector requires a lot of capital as it is a capital intensive sector and so requires long term capital, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she tabled the Insurance Amendment Bill 2021 in the Lok Sabha today. Raising the FDI limit in the insurance sector to 74 per cent was necessary to help insurers deal with issues concerning financial stress. She said this while moving the Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021 for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha. Watch the video for more.Also Read: Delhi reduces legal drinking age to 21 from 25


BusinessToday.In
March 22, 2021
FM Sitharaman, while moving the bill for consideration and passage, said that expanding the FDI limit in the insurance sector to 74% was necessary as it will help insurers deal with matters regarding financial stress


BusinessToday.In
March 22, 2021
Speculations regarding the blocking of IP addresses have come at a time when reports have already surfaced that the Centre will table Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2021 in the Parliament very soon


BusinessToday.In
March 22, 2021
All PAN cards that are not linked with AADHAAR even after the deadline ends will be declared \"inoperative\" or no longer in use


Ashutosh Kumar
March 22, 2021
The bill is to set up the proposed development finance institution, which is expected to give impetus to the infrastructure sector by raising long-term funding


BusinessToday.In
March 21, 2021
FM says government wants imports to come in; says rising crude oil prices were a concern as they have a direct impact on inflation and that petroleum ministry is finding an alternative source of crude


Ashutosh Kumar
March 20, 2021
Going forward, private vehicles will be de-registered after 20 years if found unfit or in case of failure to renew registration. Enhanced re-registration will be applicable on private vehicles from the 15th year of original registration


BusinessToday.In
March 19, 2021
Sundaresan detailed his journey in a blogpost titled 'NFTs: The First 5000 Beeples How two immigrants from Tamil Nadu bought a piece of digital art for $69M. And what we're funding next.'


BusinessToday.In
March 19, 2021
Sundaresan detailed his journey in a blogpost titled 'NFTs: The First 5000 Beeples How two immigrants from Tamil Nadu bought a piece of digital art for $69M. And what we're funding next.'


Sumant Banerji
March 18, 2021
Mindful that these incentives may not be enough, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has also requested Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to consider a GST cut for such vehicles.


BusinessToday.In
March 18, 2021
Currently, FDI limit in life and general insurers is capped at 49 per cent, with only Indians allowed to hold ownership and management controls. The bill, once approved, will pave the way for increasing this limit to 74 per cent


BusinessToday.In
March 16, 2021
Sitharaman said the decision to privatise banks is a well-thought-out one. She said that the government wants the bank to get more equity and to meet the aspirations of the country


Avneet Kaur
New Delhi, March 16, 2021
While the Finance Minister has softened her stance to experiment in the crypto space, there is still a lot of confusion about the legal status of cryptocurrencies in India. As bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency keeps breaching fresh highs, the space becomes captivating for investors, but the unclear laws arrest the participation. Business Today's Avneet Kaur spoke to ChangpengZhao, CEO of Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange to learn about the risks a country could face by allowing crypto. \"Suppose if people use US dollars to commit some crime, does not make US dollars illegal. There's nothing bad about US dollars. Bitcoin is a better currency on many different fronts,\" says CZ. \"I think limiting your citizens ability to hold cryptocurrency is almost the same or probably the worse than limiting your citizens to use internet or mobile phone:, he adds. We also asked him if it is possible to allow crypto as an asset while prohibiting its use as a currency.Also Read | 'Banning cryptocurrencies as currency is not possible,' says Changpeng Zhao of Binance


Avneet Kaur
March 16, 2021
Industry players believe that the government might ban crypto's use as a legal tender and allow crypto's use as an asset


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, March 15, 2021
India Today Conclave South: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India is not shutting off all options when it comes to cryptocurrency or blockchain and fintech. Speaking at the India Today Conclave South, Sitharaman said that a Cabinet note is being prepared on the issue which will give full details on the formulation of cryptocurrency in India. She added that people would be given adequate windows to experiment with blockchain, bitcoins and cryptocurrency. Watch the video for more.Also Read: Bank strike: Employees in smaller towns, cities take to streets; march in processions


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, March 15, 2021
Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Sunday cautioned that 'drastic changes' in India's monetary policy framework can upset the bond market; Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and several US lawmakers have said that they are appalled by the ongoing acts of hate against Asian Americans and condemned hate, racial discrimination and violence in all forms; Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the government is not shutting all windows for cryptocurrencies, or blockchain, and fintech as yet. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Bank strike: What are main demands of protesting unions?


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