Three years of PM Narendra Modi government: Financial schemes take a big leap

Three years of PM Narendra Modi government: Financial schemes take a big leap

As the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is about to complete three-years in office, various financial schemes of the government have taken a big leap.

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.

Indonesia blast: 2 explosions near east Jakarta bus station, confirms police
Indonesia blast: 2 explosions near east Jakarta bus station, confirms police

Indonesian police said on Wednesday that there had been two explosions in the eastern part of the capital Jakarta near a bus station.

75% corporates feel India is still away from being a developed nation: Survey
75% corporates feel India is still away from being a developed nation: Survey

Even as India is touted as an investment destination, nearly 75 per cent of corporates feel the country is still far from being a developed nation, a survey has said.

Punjab government mulls raising income of panchayats
Punjab government mulls raising income of panchayats

The Punjab government is mulling to raise the income of panchayats from the auction of panchayat land, state minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa said today.

2.5 per cent of road fund to be allocated for National Waterways
2.5 per cent of road fund to be allocated for National Waterways

The government today approved a proposal to allocate 2.5 per cent of the Central Road Fund (CRF) for National Waterways that would result in about Rs 2,000 crore proceeds per annum for their development.

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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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SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more