India admitted to Australia Group
While India is now a member of the Missile Technology Control Regime and the Wassenaar Arrangement that deals with conventional arms and duel technology products besides the Australia group, its membership to the NSG is being stalled by China
Airbus A380 gets lifeline as Emirates orders 36 new planes
Emirates is already the world's biggest customer for the A380 with 101 in its fleet and 41 more firm orders previously placed. With the new order, the Dubai-based airline will have commitments for a total of 178 A380s worth $60 billion
ED plans to sell chunk of Mallya's UB shares to raise Rs4,000 cr
The Enforcement Directorate is planning to sell a major part of Vijay Mallya's unpledged shares in United Breweries to raise more than Rs4,000 crore, which is almost half of what the former liquor baron owes to lenders to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines
GST Council recommends changes in services GST
The GST Council chaired by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday recommended several relief measures regarding GST rates on goods and services covering several sectors and commodities
Biocon, Sandoz ink global pact for immunology, oncology biosimilar
Both companies will share responsibility for end-to-end development, manufacturing and global regulatory approvals for a number of products and will have a cost and profit share arrangement globally
Union Budget: 2017-18
Economic Survey: 2016-17

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