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Govt to drastically lower FY’17 disinvestment target: Assocham

MUMBAI(PTI): The government is likely to drastically scale down the disinvestment target for 2016-17 from the one set for the current fiscal as markets are expected to stay subdued, industry chamber Assocham said on Thursday. The government had budgeted to collect Rs 69,500 crore through PSU disinvestment in current fiscal. …

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Japanese investments in India likely to rise: Industry body PHDCCI

NEW DELHI(PTI): With a renewed focus on bilateral ties and economic engagement between the two countries, Japanese investments into India are expected to rise, industry body PHDCCI on Wednesday said. “Now that the political relationship as well as economic commitments of the top leadership of both India and Japan have …

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Supreme Court to wait for Modi government’s stand on euthanasia

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will await the government’s stand in its endeavour to examine a plea to legalise passive euthanasia by means of withdrawal of life support system to terminally-ill patients. “Is the government making its stand clear in a reasonable time,” a five-judge Constitution …

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