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odia
Job vacancies in State govt swell by 14K between 2016-17 & 2017-18!

Bhubaneswar: When the State has recorded a higher unemployment rate of 7.1 per cent in 2017-18, compared to 6.1 per cent nationally, the vacancies in State government offices have gone up by a whopping 14,000. Sample this. The vacancies in various State government departments were at 1.16 lakh (1,16,987) in 2016-17, as per the interim […]

Income-Tax
CBDT refutes reports of decline in e-filing of ITR

New Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Monday refuted reports that e-filing of income tax returns (ITRs) had dropped in FY19, claiming that ITR e-filing figures of financial year 2018-19 were “not comparable” to those of 2017-18. “This is factually untrue, because the figures for FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19 are not […]

organic-food
India's export of organic products up 39% in 2017-18

New Delhi: India exported 458 thousand tonnes of organic products worth $515 million in 2017-18 — around 39 per cent higher from the previous year, said Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority in a release on Tuesday. APEDA said there is “constant increase” in the demand for Indian organic food products from countries such […]

Secretariat
Odisha's revenue generation grows 23.33%

Bhubaneswar: The revenue generation of Odisha by the end of December of the current financial year 2017-18 increased 23.33 per cent over the last fiscal, said an official on Tuesday. Fiscal performances of the state showed an overall increase of around 23.33 per cent in revenue generation from both the own tax and non-tax resources […]

china GDP
China sets 2017 growth target at around 6.5%

Beijing: China has set its GDP growth target at around 6.5 per cent for 2017, compared with a target range of 6.5-7 per cent last year, a government report revealed on Sunday. “(China will) pursue better results in actual economic work”, according to the report delivered by Prime Minister Li Keqiang at the opening meeting […]

bangladesh
Bangladesh eyes record $51 bn budget for 2017-18

Dhaka: Bangladeshi Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith has said the government will request a record $51 billion national budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year beginning in July, a media report said on Monday. Muhith told journalists on Sunday shortly after emerging from the first pre-budget discussion meeting with leading economists, Xinhua news agency reported. However, he […]