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Cash, gift vouchers most preferred Diwali festival gift by employees: Survey

While a box of traditional sweets is the least desirable gift for office workers, cash and gift coupons/vouchers, prepaid cards are most desired this Diwali festival, noted a just-concluded survey by apex industry body ASSOCHAM.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Bank card fraud was waiting to happen, says ASSOCHAM-Mahindra SSG

The credit/debit/ATM card frauds as detected by some of the largest banks were waiting to happen as India has been on the radar of the global cyber criminals who hack into the computer servers using the malware, putting the entire financial structure into a big risk, an ASSOCHAM-Mahindra SSG joint study had forewarned.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Detailed annual plan on spreading awareness about new IPR Policy soon: Controller General of Patents

The Indian Patent Office is soon going to put in place a detailed annual plan in consultation with all stakeholders to spread awareness about the new Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy by conducting workshops, seminars in schools, universities and other such institutions, Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Mr O.P. Gupta said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Domestic manufacturing sector must gear up to face challenges from China & Robotics technology: Anant Geete

The public and private enterprises in India’s manufacturing sector must provide quality products at an affordable cost thereby obtaining economies of scale to face challenges posed by China together with latest technologies of automation and robotics, Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Mr Anant Geete said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Ready to start consultative process on private investment in railways: Rajen Gohain, MoS Railways

Railway Ministry urges private sector to make investments in railway infrastructure, for which they are ready to offer an attractive and investment friendly environment particularly looking at investment partners in 400+ station building projects for high return on investment, said Mr Rajen Gohain, Minister of State for Railway at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Shopping malls facing up to e-commerce challenge: ASSOCHAM

Faced with heavy discounts from e-commerce, shopping mall owners in major cities are shaping back, going aggressive in the run up to Diwali offering freebies and easy finance options, hoping to win back the footfalls and increase their business by at least 45-50 per cent in the ongoing festive season as compared to similar period last year, an ASSOCHAM paper has noted.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Over-dependence on China for key pharma raw material worrying: ASSOCHAM Paper

India may have emerged as a key supplier of generic and affordable medicine for the world market, its overwhelming dependence on China for a crucial raw material , known as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)to the extent of over 65 per cent of the requirement, has emerged as a main worrying area, an ASSOCHAM-RNCOS joint paper has noted.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Marked growth in consumer confidence this festive season; Consumer to spend 40% more this Diwali: ASSOCHAM Survey

Riding on the back of an uptick in the economy and improving perception for better job prospects, coupled with steady lowering of interest rates, the consumer demand is witnessing a marked growth of as much 40 per cent in the ongoing festival season this year, as compared to 2015, an ASSOCHAM survey has said.

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Centre to establish logistic hubs near sea ports to promote exports: Nirmala Sitharaman

The government is establishing logistic hubs near sea ports with private sector participation to relieve the issue of receiving stocks on the airport, seaport and movement of goods inland, Union Commerce Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

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Friday, October 14, 2016

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