India jumps 30 places, breaks into top 100 of World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings

In a major shot in the arm for the Narendra Modi government, the report recognises India as one of the top 10 improvers in this year’s assessment.

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India leapfrogged into the 100th rank in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings, jumping 30 notches from last year, in an endorsement of the string of reforms implemented by the Narendra Modi government.

The report also recognises India as one of the top 10 improvers in this year’s assessment, having implemented reforms in eight out of 10 Doing Business indicators.

India is the only large country this year to have achieved such a significant shift. On the “distance to frontier metric,” one of the key indicators in the survey, India’s score went from 56.05 in Doing Business 2017 to 60.76 in Doing Business 2018...

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Haryana govt signs Rs 20,000 cr worth MoU for logistics parks

The hub will be spread over an area of 600 acres near Gurugram, and the public-private project is expected to generate employment for six lakh people, it said.

The Haryana government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Verbind, an integrated trade facilitation services organisation, to set up a logistics and trading hub in the state that would attract investment to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore, a release from CII said.

The hub will be spread over an area of 600 acres near Gurugram, and the public-private project is expected to generate employment for six lakh people, it said.

Under the MoU, the government will facilitate Verbind’s efforts to obtain necessary permissions, registrations, approvals and clearances with reference to the projects from relevant departments, in line wit...

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The Guide to investing in a dream home

Buying a dream home for the first time can be wondrous and maddening at the same time. The task is sometimes so daunting that many individuals just continue to stay at a rented place. In today’s date obtaining and owning a home is not just a need but also brings home a sense of pride, achievement, freedom and security. This is one of the most ponderous steps one can take in life and for most of us it involves the biggest investment decisions. Most of the issues can be taken care of by doing a little homework. Let’s discuss some steps to make this process more unruffled..

Location – Proximity and convenience to travel to places of work, school, local markets, shopping centers, hospitals and others should be taken into consideration while making the choice...

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