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  • PM Modi unveils labour reforms; launches Universal Account Number for employees

With the aim to put an end to the infamous ‘inspector raj’ culture, PM Modi unveiled labour reforms in an attempt to boost the ‘Make in India’ programme.

  • Google takes on Apple with Android ‘Lollipop’ OS, Nexus 6 smartphone

It’s also releasing a new streaming video and music device, Nexus Player, to compete with Apple TV and Roku, among others.

  • Make in India: Why India feels difficult to afford to go the China way in manufacturing?

We should not fall into that trap and allow ourselves to become another base for cheap manufacturing and to be dotted with sweatshops and polluting industries.

  • Party president Amit Shah drives BJP leaders to work hard for victory in Maharashtra

If BJP manages to match the famous projections made by the exit polls, the party will have to thank Amit Shah and his team.

  • After Mangalyaan to Mars, ISRO plans to send an Indian into space

The total budget sanctioned was just Rs 145 crores to make the crew module and other technologies necessary for a human flight into space.

  • India set to become $2 trillion economy in 2014: IMF

Latest data from the IMF show that Indian economy is set to be worth $2.05 trillion this year, increasing its size from $1.88 trillion in 2013.

  • Gas price hike to add Rs 1,950 crore to ONGC profits this fiscal

ONGC will rake in about Rs 1,950 cr in additional profit this financial year from the 46% rise in natural gas prices announced by the government.

  • A matter of immense happiness & pride for BJP

Modi said, ”Historic results! A matter of immense happiness & pride for BJP. I salute our Karyakartas for their tireless efforts. Thanks to the people of Haryana for giving us the opportunity to fulfill their dreams & to take Haryana’s development journey to new heights.”

 

Source: economictimes.com

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