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Belgium to invest 7 bn euros to counter extremist content online (06:26)
Brussels, June 27 (IANS) Belgium is to spend 6.8 million euros ($7.6 billion) on a so-called supersoftware to identify terrorists who browse web pages with extremist content, a minister said.

India, US vow to fight terror, boost economic cooperation (Roundup) (05:06)
Washington, June 27 (IANS) India and the US on Monday reiterated their commitment to cooperate in the fight against international terrorism even as the two sides agreed to boost economic cooperation following the first ever meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump.

British PM outlines 9-point plan for EU nationals post-Brexit (01:18)
London, June 27 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May outlined a nine-point plan stating the rights of more than 3 million European Union (EU) citizens to remain in Britain after Brexit.

Lenders might need to raise provisioning to deal with NPAs: Crisil (22:32)
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Lenders might need to raise provisioning to deal with large stressed assets, credit ratings agency Crisil said on Monday.

Alliance Air to operate six new flights from July (22:28)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Air India's subsidiary Alliance Air on Monday said that it will commence six new flights from next month.

RIL to seek shareholders' approval to raise Rs 25,000 cr (21:52) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Reliance Industries on Monday said that it will seek shareholder's approval to issue redeemable non-convertible debentures on private placement basis to raise Rs 25,000 crore.

New terminal to come up at Agra airport (21:04)
Agra June 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs 64.94 crore for a new international terminal building at the Agra airport, an official said on Monday.

Lower number of NCLT judges might slowdown IBC cases' resolution: Jefferies (20:42)
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) A small number of judges at the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) might slowdown the resolution of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) cases, research firm Jefferies has said.

CAIT urges government for trial period of GST (20:26)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday called for a nine-month "trial period" of the landmark taxation reform Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Want to educate women about menstrual hygiene: Miss India World 2017 (Lead, With Images) (20:04)
By Nivedita
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) She comes from Haryana, is all of 20, is studying medicine and has just won the Miss India World 2017 crown. Manushi Chhillar is focused on winning the Miss World title for India, but her life's mission, she says, is also to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene through her initiative Project Shakti.

Don't expect too much deliverables from Trump-Modi meeting: Commentator (19:14) IANS Photo Service
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Don't expect a lot of deliverables from the Trump-Modi meeting, says an American commentator.

Bengal's sweetmeat producers demand exemption in GST (19:10)
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Protesting against the proposed imposition of five per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST), sweetmeat manufacturers in West Bengal on Monday demanded the full exemption from the new tax regime.

Linking CPEC with BCIM will benefit people: China (19:02)
By Gaurav Sharma
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Brushing aside India's concerns, China on Monday stressed the need to link the controversial CPEC with the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Corridor.

India presents abundant opportunities for US investors: Modi (18:48) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the partnership between the businesses of the two countries can bear enormous fruits, worth many billions of dollars over the next decade, and generate new employment opportunities across both societies.

Lupin founder Gupta passes away in Mumbai (18:24)
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Drug maker Lupin's founder and Chairman Desh Bandhu Gupta passed away here on Monday. He was 79.

Afghan saffron growers call for larger export market (18:06)
Herat (Afghanistan), June 26 (IANS) Saffron growers in war-torn Afghanistan are hoping for expanded export markets for their harvest, amid higher yields but lower prices, business leaders in the industry said.

Jaitley urges J&K CM to roll-out GST from July 1 (17:38) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday wrote to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed urging for introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir from July 1 along with the other states.

Opposition slams Jharkhand government after Governor returns amendments in land acts (17:38)
Ranchi, June 26 (IANS) A day after Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu returned amendments to the two contentions land acts, opposition parties in Jharkhand on Monday said the BJP government should not "dare" bring in such amendments again in the state assembly.

GSTN releases three videos to guide people to register themselves (16:42)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) To help the people register themselves to the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) portal smoothly, GST Network (GSTN) has released three videos just after the opening of the portal, a company statement said here on Monday.

Debt recovery panel officer held for bribery (16:02) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) A recovery officer with the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Mumbai and his accomplice were arrested for allegedly demanding Rs 7 lakh bribe for releasing payment in a case, a CBI official said on Monday.

GM India commences shipment of sedan version of Beat (15:48)
Pune, June 26 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer General Motors India on Monday said that it has begun regular shipment of the sedan version of Chevrolet Beat from its Talegaon export hub to the Latin America markets.

USIBC launches India task force on civil aviation (15:46)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) on Monday launched a task force on civil aviation that will focus on identifying opportunities for implementation based on India's National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP).

Modi invites US business, says GST will ease way (15:36) IANS Photo Service
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his most compelling invitation to American business to invest in India, telling them that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will come into effect from July 1 could be a subject of study in US business schools.

India should aim to get 40% electricity from n-power by 2050: Former AEC chief (Interview) (15:34)
By Sirshendu Panth
Moscow, June 26 (IANS) Indigenous manufacturing of major components and ensuring a strong participation from the domestic industry are the major challenges before the Indian nuclear power programme now, says former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief M R Srinivasan.

TDS, TCS provision for government, e-commerce operators postponed (Lead) (15:22)
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) With just five days to go for the roll-out, the government has postponed the provision relating to one per cent Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) and Tax Collection at Source (TCS) for two categories of deductors -- government, including local authorities, and e-commerce companies and their suppliers.

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