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Top headlines: Indians boycott Chinese goods, govt targets 5-6 mn jobs

From Indians boycotting Chinese goods this Diwali to the Centre's aim of creating 5-6 million formal sector jobs, Business Standard brings you the top headlines of the day

People buying decorative lights from the market ahead of the Diwali festival at Chandni chowk in New  Delhi, on Sunday.
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Slaying the dragon: 71% Indians boycotted Chinese goods this Diwali

Heeding the call to boycott China from various quarters, Indian consumers have mostly stayed away from purchasing China-made products this festive season. According to a LocalCircles survey, 71 per cent of local consumers did not purchase goods that carried a ‘Made in China’ tag. Read more...

Govt targets 5-6 mn job creation through Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana

The Central government is aiming to create 5-6 million formal-sector jobs through the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana (ABRY), announced to provide financial subsidy to companies. “We are targeting 5-6 million jobs by

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First Published: Nov 17 2020 | 8:46 AM IST

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