22-01-2017

the hindu
1.Tax-free withdrawal limit for PF may rise.

The Labour Ministry has sought a fourfold increase in the threshold limit for tax deduction on provident fund withdrawals, from the existing ₹50,000 to ₹2 lakh, in the coming Budget.  read more

2.Japan threatens to drag India to WTO on steel as Trump era heralds trade tensions.

Japan is threatening to take India to the WTO over restrictions that nearly halved its steel exports to the South Asian nation over the past year, a step that could trigger more trade spats as global tensions over steel and other commodities run high. read more

3.Right to a safe abortion.

When a pregnancy is unwanted, a safe abortion is vital in ensuring a woman’s health and well-being. Unsafe abortions remain one of the prime causes of maternal death and disability. An abortion under medical supervision is one of the safest procedures.  read more

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1. Trump's tough trade talk a new risk for Indian economy.
Exports May Be Hit If Proposed Changes Implemented
US President Donald Trump’s tough talk on trade and economic policies has emerged as a fresh risk for the Indian economy which is recovering from the impact of demonetisation.

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1.The sordid saga of Rs. 92,651 crore post-harvest losses.

It is that time of the political cycle when the political class sows slogans to harvest votes invoking the name of farmers and farmers’ interests.  read more

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