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Sena slams Centre on citizenship law, violence in north-east

The Shiv Sena on Friday attacked the Centre, saying it brought the new citizenship law to show it is the sole saviour of Hindus and asked what kind of politics it is playing by inviting uncalled for pain after the move caused violence in the north-eastern states.

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  • Tamil Nadu's textile entrepreneurs are claiming a severe shortage of working capital with rising manufacturing costs and customers taking more time to pay, which they say is pushing their businesses into negative performance cycles.

    During the debate in the Rajya Sabha on the bill seeking Parliamentary nod for additional or supplementary spending in the current fiscal, Congress, Left and TMC raised the issue of non-payment of the GST compensation. The FM said the Centre was committed to discharging its obligation and asserted that "no one should have any doubt".

    The minister said considering the future of mining industry, the National Mineral Exploration Trust has been constituted under Section 9(C) of the MMDR Act for taking up detailed and regional exploration and studies for mineral development.

    National Cricket Academy's Chief Operations Officer Toofan Ghosh has become the second high-profile BCCI executive to put in his papers after finance head Santosh Rangnekar.

    The new data centre, GPX Mumbai2, will expand this ecosystem by utilising new technologies to enhance the proven design and electrical-mechanical architectures of Mumbai1.

    Currently, Google has four offices in India, including its country headquarters in Hyderabad and the recently-acquired 1,00,000 sq ft office space in the First International Financial Centre. India is an attractive destinations for MNCs looking for high-value work and talent pool. Firms are looking at 50% conventional space on an over 10-year lease.

    ​​Gurugram has become the first such city in the state with such facility. Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation, Mr Rao Inderjit Singh was also present on the occasion. On the occasion, the Chief Minister was apprised that all the government buildings and police stations of the city will be connected with the Fiber network.

    Centre may propose hiking 5% GST rate to between 6% and 8%. GST officers panel to suggest rate restructuring in next GST meet on December 18...

    "The mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding of beneficiaries' data continues to be applicable for release of all installments falling due with effect from December 1, 2019 onward," Agriculture Minister said in Lok Sabha. Under PM-Kisan scheme, the government is providing Rs 6,000 per annum in three equal installments to 14 crore farmers.

    ​The government sells pulses including tur and chana through ration shops at prices ranging between Rs 45-55 a kg. In retail market. the prices of tur, urad and chana are ruling between Rs 70-120 a kg.

    "... we are bringing several regulators together as one unit to the limited extent of dealing with various institutions which are present in the IFSC," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. All the laws of land, including the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, will apply. The unified authority will act as a single-window for regulating various financial activities in the IFSC, she said.

    In an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena also raised the timing of the bill saying, "There is no dearth of problems in India now but still we are inviting new ones such as CAB. It looks like the Centre has made an invisible partition of Hindus and Muslims over the bill".

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