Narendra Modi scraps foreign investment board in push for more FDI

Narendra Modi scraps foreign investment board in push for more FDI

India on Wednesday scrapped a ministerial panel responsible for coordinating foreign investments, part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost funding of local industries from overseas.

'Evergreen revolution' has started in agriculture sector: Venkaiah Naidu
'Evergreen revolution' has started in agriculture sector: Venkaiah Naidu

The minister further said that imparting latest technological knowledge, development of advanced markets, agro-processing facilities and development of basic infrastructure are necessary for farmers.

Narendra Modi government to pick industry champions as defence buying plan cleared
Narendra Modi government to pick industry champions as defence buying plan cleared

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to end India's role as the world's largest arms importer by asking foreign firms to share technology with local players and then manufacture in India.

After first raising issue in Parliament in 1998, CM Yogi Adityanath to launch massive drive against killer encephalitis in UP
After first raising issue in Parliament in 1998, CM Yogi Adityanath to launch massive drive against killer encephalitis in UP

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will flag off the campaign in Kushinagar tomorrow.

Indian hospital to treat Bangladesh armed forces personnel
Indian hospital to treat Bangladesh armed forces personnel

The BAF consists of the Bangladesh Army, Air Force and Navy, with a combined strength of 3.65-crore personnel.

UN denies its observers attacked by Indians in Kashmir
UN denies its observers attacked by Indians in Kashmir

The UN has denied that its observers in Kashmir came under attack from Indian army in Kashmir, refuting the Pakistani allegations.

 Cabinet gives nod to 2.5 pct of road fund for National Waterways; Nitin Gadkari says 1.8 lakh jobs to be created, Manohar Parrikar hails ‘immense benefits’
Cabinet gives nod to 2.5 pct of road fund for National Waterways; Nitin Gadkari says 1.8 lakh jobs to be created, Manohar Parrikar hails ‘immense benefits’

The Union Cabinet today cleared the National Waterways policy. The government approved the allocation of 2.5 per cent of the Central Road Fund for National Waterways which according to PTI, would provide around Rs 2,000 crore per year for the NWs.

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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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