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A worker stands in front of steel tubes at the Steel Authority of India Ltd in Rourkela, Odisha | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg File photo

Output of 8 core industries contracts by 23.4% in May, negative growth in 7 sectors

Ministry of Commerce and Industry said coal, cement, steel, natural gas, refinery, crude oil industries experienced substantial loss of production due to Covid.

Industrial output up by 2% in January as manufacturing remains weak

According to data from the NSO, the manufacturing sector output grew by 1.5 per cent as compared with a rise of 1.3 per cent in the corresponding month a year ago.
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Industrial production falls 0.3 per cent: NSO data

According to the National Statistical Office data, manufacturing sector output declined by 1.2 per cent compared to growth of 2.9 per cent in Januaro 2019.
A worker stands in front of steel tubes at the Steel Authority of India Ltd in Rourkela, Odisha | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg File photo

Industrial output declines 1.1% in August as manufacturing, power generation under perform

The overall Index of Industrial Production growth during April-August period was 2.4%, down from 5.3% in the corresponding period of the last fiscal.

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Modi govt is embracing some discarded Congress policies. But they won’t work even now

Policies like deficit monetisation, loan restructuring, higher tariffs and import licencing have been brought back to combat the economic fallout of Covid-19.
In Gujarat, BJP hopes to retain power in the name of ‘chief minister’ Narendra Modi

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If Modi wins on Sunday

According to the forecast, rupee will reach 67.5 per dollar by end of September and 67 by end of 2018 I Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Offer cashback, relax KYC norms to check decline in remittances, suggests WEF paper

Remittances, or the money overseas citizens send back to their home country, are expected to contract 20% in 2020 on account of Covid-19, according to a World Bank report.

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Women recruits at the Corps of Military Police Centre and School in Bengaluru

Army begins process to recruit second batch of 100 women soldiers for military police

Army intends to induct 1,700 women recruits in the military police by 2036, increasing the percentage of women in the cadre to 20 over 17 years.
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Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.