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Arun Jaitley asks states to step up infra, social sector spending

Arun Jaitley asks states to step up infra, social sector spending

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said he expects states to increase spending on infrastructure and poverty alleviation schemes as the 14th Finance Commission has devolved higher funds to them.

Govt approves Rs 17,000 cr highway projects for 9 states
Govt approves Rs 17,000 cr highway projects for 9 states

To fast track building of highways, the government today cleared projects worth about Rs 17,000 crore to be awarded before March.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 07 Feb )This Week ( 31 Jan - 13 Feb )

SAGITTARIUS Your choices are perfectly clear. Loved ones or close companions may be unreasonable, but there is probably no escape from emotional tension. What you can do, however, is make a conscious decision to treat all differences of… read more