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International Energy Agency praises Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

So far, about 7.4 crore LPG connections have been given. The target is to give 8 crore connections by 2020.

19 Jul 2019 4:19 PM

7 indirect tax-related laws being amended: FM Sitharaman

The government would also be bringing changes to seven laws related to direct taxes.

18 Jul 2019 3:00 PM

ADB cuts India's GDP growth forecast to 7 pc for FY20; fastest growing major economy tag remains

For the south Asia, ADB said outlook remains robust, with growth projected at 6.6 per cent in 2019 and 6.7 per cent in 2020.

18 Jul 2019 9:51 AM

Govt to prepare national data on unorganised sector

The government has taken several measures towards expansion of the organised sector, said Union Minister Santosh Gangwar.

17 Jul 2019 8:12 PM

Indians received 67-72 pc of total US H1-B visas in last five years: MEA

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said no comprehensive changes have been made to the H-1B visa programme so far.

17 Jul 2019 7:44 PM

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Steel can play crucial role in Jal Jeevan Mission, says Pradhan

Announced in the Union Budget, the Jal Jeevan Mission envisages to provide potable water to every rural household by 2024.

17 Jul 2019 5:58 PM

Not in favour of continuing with MGNREGA forever: Tomar

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.

17 Jul 2019 3:46 PM

Govt may cap overseas borrowing at USD 5 billion this year: Report

DBS Bank suggested hiking the cap on foreign funds' investment in domestic debt is a better option.

17 Jul 2019 3:29 PM

Jalan panel finalises report on RBI capital; surplus transfer to govt over 3-5 years

The panel has finalised its report and no further meeting will take place, sources said after the meeting concluded here.

17 Jul 2019 2:18 PM

Crude oil prices up on firm global cues

Analysts said the rise in crude oil futures was largely in tandem with a firm trend in global market.

17 Jul 2019 12:49 PM

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No plan to completely ban petrol and diesel vehicles: Dharmendra Pradhan

NITI Aayog has reportedly proposed that after 2030, only electric vehicles should be sold in India.

17 Jul 2019 12:39 PM

RSS' economic wing says India should not issue foreign currency bonds

Swadeshi Jagran Manch will campaign against the plan by convening meetings of influential economists.

17 Jul 2019 9:52 AM

No change in ITR forms, only utility software updated: CBDT

IT Dept issued a statement saying the updating process of these forms' utility software does not hamper filing of returns.

16 Jul 2019 10:10 PM

No changes planned in multi-brand FDI policy: Piyush Goyal

On multi-brand retail we are very clear as of now it's a 49 pc restriction for foreign investment, Goyal said.

16 Jul 2019 7:23 PM

Who all have to file their income tax returns

You need to file ITR if your gross total income (excluding deductions) surpasses the exemption limit.

16 Jul 2019 3:54 PM

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Will India's tax on the rich hit foreign investment inflows?

Investors are threatening to pull funds from India unless rules are amended so that they won’t take a tax hit.

16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

'No export incentives in Budget may be part of govt's plan to phase out tax holidays'

(The government) has not provided specific proposals to boost exports, said PwC's Sandeep Ladda.

15 Jul 2019 6:11 PM

Govt plans to tweak PMFBY; to make crop insurance voluntary to all farmers

Among key changes, the ministry has suggested making the scheme voluntary to all farmers including loanee farmers.

15 Jul 2019 5:50 PM

Infra development taking place in 15 identified tourism circuits: Govt to LS

Tourism Minister Prahlad Patel said the ministry is developing infrastructure in circuits like tourist parks and tourism clusters.

15 Jul 2019 1:51 PM

WPI inflation eases to near 2-year low at 2.02 per cent in June

WPI inflation in June is the lowest in 23 months, since July 2017, when it was at 1.88 per cent.

15 Jul 2019 12:38 PM

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