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USIBC appoints Vijay Advani as new Chairman of Global Board of Directors

The US-India Business Council has appointed Vijay Advani as new Chairman of its Global Board of Directors. Prior to this role as Executive Chairman, Vijay Advani served as the CEO of Investment management company, Nuveen. He had also served as the Co-President of Franklin Templeton Investments. US India Business Council (USIBC) is the representative body ..

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Passport Renewal Reminder Services begun by Passport Seva Kendras

On January 28, 2020, the Ministry of External Affairs launched the Passport renewal reminder services. The Passport Seva Kendras operating under the Ministry of External Affairs will send SMS about the renewal Highlights The ministry is to send two Reminder messages, one before 9 months and another before 7 months. Along with the reminder message, ..

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National Startup Advisory Council setup to boost Startups and Innovations

On January 22, 2020, the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has setup National Startup Advisory Council. The council will suggest ways to build strong start ups in the country. It is being set up to reduce the time spent on tax compliance to less than one-hour a month and to boost the availability of ..

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Government to launch first fixed income ETF of bluechip PSUs

Union Government will launch India’s first fixed income Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) comprising debt securities of large central public sector enterprises (PSUs) by mid-December 2019. It will comprise only AAA-rated papers of the PSU companies. It is expected to have a size of Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore. It is expected to improve ..

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5th India – Europe 29 Business Forum held in New Delhi

The 5th edition of India-Europe 29 Business Forum was recently held at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi from 20 to 21 November 2019. It was organized by industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Union Ministry of External Affairs. It saw participation of some 400 delegates from 29 European countries. The focus sectors ..

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