PM Narendra Modi led Cabinet clears 6 proposals: From FIPB to Noida Metro Rail, here’s all you need to know

PM Narendra Modi led Cabinet clears 6 proposals: From FIPB to Noida Metro Rail, here’s all you need to know

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday addressed a press conference and informed the media that the PM Narendra Modi led Union Cabinet had approved a number of proposals, including the policy to give preference to Make in India in public procurement

As Moody’s downgrades China’s rating, will Modi’s India close the gap?
As Moody’s downgrades China’s rating, will Modi’s India close the gap?

India is still five notches below China in sovereign debt ratings. It must tackle its high fiscal deficit and contingent liabilities if it is to seek a sovereign credit rating upgrade.

What is FIPB? The 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board that the government has decided to abolish
What is FIPB? The 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board that the government has decided to abolish

During the budget speech for the 2017-18 session, on February 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced the scrapping of the 25-year-old inter-ministerial body.

Income Tax department unearths 400 benami deals, attaches Rs 600-cr properties
Income Tax department unearths 400 benami deals, attaches Rs 600-cr properties

The Income Tax Department today said it has identified over 400 benami transactions and attached properties worth Rs 600 crore in about 240 cases.

Indian Army nails Pakistan lie, says fake retaliation video being circulated
Indian Army nails Pakistan lie, says fake retaliation video being circulated

The Indian Army on Wednesday busted Pakistani claims about destroying Indian posts and said that the concerned video showed that the blast was from below the structure

15 sportspersons including 9 powerlifters, 6 bodybuilders have tested positive for doping: NADA
15 sportspersons including 9 powerlifters, 6 bodybuilders have tested positive for doping: NADA

As many as 15 sportspersons including nine powerlifters and six bodybuilders were tested positive for doping by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)

UDAN: Modi government to allocate more routes by August
UDAN: Modi government to allocate more routes by August

The central government on Wednesday said that it will allocate more air routes under its regional connectivity scheme -- UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) -- through the second round of bidding by August.

AUTOMOBILES

Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council
Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council

After the recent announcement by the GST council of the 43 percent tax levied on hybrid cars, the auto industry expressed disappointment and the structure is being reconsidered.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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