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The govt has sought public feedback on draft data protection bill which proposes seeking "explicit consent" for processing 'sensitive personal information' like religious or political belief, sexual orientation and biometric information.

Pb govt to offer jobs to 10 poorest of poor youths in each village Aug 14 2018

The Punjab government will give jobs to 10 poorest of poor youths in each village of the state as part of its goal to provide employment to five lakh persons under 'ghar ghar rozgar' scheme.

AYUSH ministry introduces scheme for monitoring drugs safety aspects Aug 14 2018

The AYUSH Ministry introduced a new central sector scheme for monitoring of the safety aspects of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy drugs and documenting their adverse effects.

IDBI raises MCLR by 5-10 bps Aug 14 2018

IDBI Bank today said it has increased the marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by up to 0.10 per cent for various tenors. IDBI Bank today said it has increased the marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by up to 0.10 per cent for various tenors.

Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures Aug 14 2018

Trump signed a $716 billion defense policy bill that authorizes military spending and includes watered-down controls on U.S. government contracts with China’s ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies.

Lloyds bank to raise interest rates on some savings accounts Aug 13 2018

Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY.L) will raise interest rates on a number of its fixed and variable rate savings accounts at the end of August, a spokeswoman said.

Town planning bill clears way for change of land use in Goa Aug 13 2018

Owners of 7,630 hectares of land in Goa are expected to benefit from an amendment to a town planning law that paves the way for individual change of land use in the coastal state.

Govt approves procurement of 6 patrol vessels for Navy Aug 13 2018

The defence ministry approved a long-pending proposal to procure six indigenously manufactured next generation offshore patrol vessels (NGOPVs) for the Navy at a cost of Rs 4,941 crore, officials said.

Prabhu asks officials to hold another round of consultations on draft e-commerce policy Aug 11 2018

Prabhu asked his officials to undertake another round of stakeholder consultations for the draft e-commerce policy as concerns have been raised on some proposals.