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Manipur plans to legalise cannabis for 'medicinal and industries' purposes: Biren Singh

India, Sept. 22 -- Manipur's Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has said his government is planning to legalise cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes. The chief minister said during a pr... Read More


News updates from Hindustan?Times: Houston to say 'Howdy, Modi!' today and all the latest news at this hour

India, Sept. 22 -- Here are today's top news analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Houston to say 'Howdy, Modi' today, PM?t... Read More


How are the Biharis of Mirpur?

Dhaka, Sept. 22 -- A single room with damp and cracked walls for a family of six to ten; inadequate water supply; unhygienic sanitation and cramped passageways -- this scenario is replicated in every ... Read More


Province 3 government provides funds to upgrade district hospitals

Makwanpur, Sept. 22 -- Province 3 government has taken initiatives to upgrade its hospitals. The provincial Ministry of Social Development prepared a hospital upgradation programme and allocated Rs 9... Read More


Tax authorities say defaulters' bank accounts will remain frozen

Kathmandu, Sept. 22 -- Despite the authorities adopting measures last fiscal year to recover outstanding tax from defaulters, bank accounts of a number of taxpayers continue to remain frozen. Tax aut... Read More


Student unions fail to adhere to student-centric agendas

Nepal, Sept. 22 -- Last week, while I was walking in front of Nepal's oldest higher education provider, Trichandra College, I noticed the building of the Geography Department, still standing but gradu... Read More


Manufacturing slack, low FDI inflow likely to crimp Nepal's economic growth

Kathmandu, Sept. 22 -- Last week, Nigeria's Dangote Cement said it was planning to exit Nepal, as it failed to get a suitable mine from the government six years after it got the foreign direct investm... Read More


Mudra database: Jobs data accounting for small businesses soon

India, Sept. 22 -- The government will soon publish a set of jobs data by counting very small businesses employing less than 10 people, including those with just one employee, by tracking Mudra loans ... Read More


Rs.1.45 lakh crore corporate tax cuts finalised by govt in 36 hours

India, Sept. 22 -- Thirty-six hours. That was all the time the government machinery had to work out the nitty-gritty and implement the Rs.1.45 lakh crore of corporate tax rate cuts that Prime Minister... Read More


Rs 913 crore: Maharashtra's expense for conducting assembly polls

India, Sept. 22 -- The Maharashtra Assembly elections, to be held next month, is set to cost the state exchequer Rs.913 crore, at a time when it is already reeling under a debt of Rs.4.71 lakh crore. ... Read More