Limit of deduction in health insurance premium rises

Limit of deduction in health insurance premium rises

🕔13:43, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  There will be an increase in the limit of deduction in health insurance premium, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. Presenting the union budget in parliament, Jaitley said: “Increase in limit of deduction in health insurance

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Special assistance for Bihar, West Bengal

Special assistance for Bihar, West Bengal

🕔13:42, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  West Bengal and Bihar will get special financial assistance to give a push to the two states, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. Jaitley announced this in his budget speech in parliament while referring to a

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Nagaland, Odisha to get research institutes: Jaitley

Nagaland, Odisha to get research institutes: Jaitley

🕔13:41, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that institutions of science and educational research would be set up in Nagaland and Odisha. “I propose setting up of institutions of science and educational research in Nagaland and Odisha,”

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2015-16 Union Budget – Highlights

2015-16 Union Budget – Highlights

🕔13:00, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  Highlights of the budget for 2015-16 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha Saturday: Credibility of Indian Economy Restablished World is predicting its India’s chance to fly Every Rupee of Public Expendkiture will

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G4 renews call for Security Council reforms

G4 renews call for Security Council reforms

🕔12:50, 28.Feb 2015

United Nations, Feb 28  As the countdown ticks towards the UN 70th anniversary summit, India, Brazil, Japan and Germany have renewed their call for early action to make the Security Council “more representative and fit for the 21st century” and

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2015-16 budget measures to encourage ease of doing business

2015-16 budget measures to encourage ease of doing business

🕔12:22, 28.Feb 2015

Measures to Improve the Ease of Doing Business   Simplification of Tax Procedures in Finance Bill 2015    By TN Ashok  Economics Editor New Delhi, Feb 28 : Finance Minister  Arun Jaitley today announced measures to improve the ease of

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Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) to be Set Up

Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) to be Set Up

🕔11:54, 28.Feb 2015

By TN Ashok  Economics Editor  New Delhi, Feb 28 : A Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) is to be set up by the government to bring both India’s external borrowings and domestic debt under one roof, the Union Budget for

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Nirbhaya fund doubled: Jaitley

Nirbhaya fund doubled: Jaitley

🕔11:53, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday doubled the budget of the Nirbhaya fund to Rs. 2,000 crore from Rs. 1,000 crore. “The government is committed to safety and security of women, and another Rs.1,000 crore has been

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Fund of Rs.1,000 crore for startups: Jaitley

Fund of Rs.1,000 crore for startups: Jaitley

🕔11:47, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  In order to boost the spirit of entrepreneurship, the government plans to set up Self Employment and Talent Utilisation body and would keep aside Rs.1,000 crore to help startups, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. “The

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Six more AIIMS like institutes: Jaitley

Six more AIIMS like institutes: Jaitley

🕔11:46, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  Six more AIIMS like institutions will be set up in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. Presenting the union budget in parliament, Jaitley said these would come up in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Tamil

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Defence outlay Rs.246,727 crore

Defence outlay Rs.246,727 crore

🕔11:45, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that the government had provided an outlay of Rs.246,727 crore for defence for 2015-16. Jaitley said in his budget speech that the government was following a policy of transparency and

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Jaitley says Indian economy fastest-growing in the world

Jaitley says Indian economy fastest-growing in the world

🕔11:43, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  Presenting the national budget for the next fiscal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said the state of the country’s economy was better placed today with its credibility re-established by a series of measures taken by his

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Visa on arrival now for 150 countries

Visa on arrival now for 150 countries

🕔11:41, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  India will provide visa on arrival (VoA) to people from 150 countries, a sharp rise from the 43 countries now, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Saturday. “Last year VoA was issued to 43 countries. As tourism

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MNREGA allocation rises to Rs.5,000 crore

MNREGA allocation rises to Rs.5,000 crore

🕔11:40, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  The government will enhance the allocation to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MNREGA) scheme by Rs.5,000 crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. “The government will enhance the allocation to MNREGA by Rs.5,000 crore,”

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National Skill Mission to develop youth employability

National Skill Mission to develop youth employability

🕔11:39, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  The government Saturday announced the launch of a National Skill Mission to develop youth employability, especially for those below 25 years of age. “National Skill Mission to be launched, to develop employability of youth, especially below

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Roof for each family by 2022: Jaitley

Roof for each family by 2022: Jaitley

🕔11:38, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  Every family in India will have a roof over its head by 2022, India’s 75th year of independence, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. Presenting the union budget in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley said: “A roof

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Direct tax collection estimated at Rs.14.49 lakh crore

Direct tax collection estimated at Rs.14.49 lakh crore

🕔11:36, 28.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 28  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said the direct tax collection is expected to be Rs.14.49 lakh crore for fiscal 2015-16. Jaitley told the Lok Sabha while presenting the NDA government’s first full budget that the budgetary

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Gas dispute with Russia not to affect Europe: Ukraine

Gas dispute with Russia not to affect Europe: Ukraine

🕔11:23, 28.Feb 2015

Kiev, Feb 28  Ukraine’s state-run energy company Naftogaz said here on Friday that a fresh flare-up in the gas dispute between Kiev and Moscow will not harm gas supplies to Europe. “We see no linkage between supply of Russian gas

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US lawmakers laud progress in US-India partnership

US lawmakers laud progress in US-India partnership

🕔11:21, 28.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 28  Both Republican and Democratic co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans have lauded the tremendous progress made in advancing the US-India partnership with President Barack Obama’s recent India visit. Ami Bera, the only Indian

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New round of Iran n-talks to be held next week

New round of Iran n-talks to be held next week

🕔11:19, 28.Feb 2015

Geneva, Feb 28  The talks between six world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme will resume in Switzerland’s Montreux on March 5, a press release from the EU delegation to Geneva said on Friday. The talks, to be chaired

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