Government to Double the Income of Farmers by 2022

Government to Double the Income of Farmers by 2022

🕔12:14, 29.Feb 2016

Unified Agricultural Marketing E-Platform to be Dedicated to the Nation on 14th April this Year The Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget today said that his Government intends to go beyond Food Security and give

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Incentivising domestic value addition to help Make in India

Incentivising domestic value addition to help Make in India

🕔12:12, 29.Feb 2016

While presenting the General Budget 2016-17 in Lok Sabha today, the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that customs and excise duty structure plays an important role in incentivizing domestic value addition towards Make in India campaign. He proposed

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Jaitley’s budget focuses on small tax payers, rural economy

Jaitley’s budget focuses on small tax payers, rural economy

🕔12:10, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday gave relief to small tax payers, nudged the affluent to shell out more while focusing on the rural economy with much higher fiscal outlays, as he presented India’s national budget

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Arun Jaitley flaunts suave fashion sense at Budget 2016-17

Arun Jaitley flaunts suave fashion sense at Budget 2016-17

🕔12:10, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who presented India’s national budget for the next fiscal in the Lok Sabha on Monday, gave every bit of a competition to the fashion savvy Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a suave

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Investment of Rs.97,000 crore in road sector: Jaitley

Investment of Rs.97,000 crore in road sector: Jaitley

🕔12:10, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29 In a major push on infrastructure, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced allocation of Rs.97,000 crore for the roads sector in the union budget for the next fiscal.This amount includes the Rs.19,000 crore he has

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‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ scheme to be launched: Jaitley

‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ scheme to be launched: Jaitley

🕔12:05, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced that ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ scheme will be launched with an aim to connect states and districts of the country.“The states and districts will be connected through varied cultures

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100 percent foreign equity in retail of domestic food products: Jaitley

100 percent foreign equity in retail of domestic food products: Jaitley

🕔12:04, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  In a major reforms push, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said 100 percent foreign equity will be allowed in the retail of domestically-processed food to give a push to the country’s farm sector.In his budget

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Higher education financing agency to be set-up: Jaitley

Higher education financing agency to be set-up: Jaitley

🕔12:02, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced the setting up of a higher education financing agency, with a fund of Rs.1,000 crore.Presenting the 2016-2017 Budget in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley also said that an enabling regulatory architecture

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Health Insurance up to Rs.1 lakh per family: Jaitley

Health Insurance up to Rs.1 lakh per family: Jaitley

🕔12:00, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced that the government will provide health insurance of up to Rs.1 lakh per family.“The government will provide health insurance of up to Rs.1 lakh per family,” said Jaitley, presenting

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3,000 new drug stores, dialysis centres to come up: Jaitley

3,000 new drug stores, dialysis centres to come up: Jaitley

🕔11:58, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  The government will set up 3,000 new generic medicine stores across the country to tackle the shortage of drugs in rural areas, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.“For the better availability of generic medicines in

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Rural economy takes top slot in 9 pillars of Jaitley’s budget

Rural economy takes top slot in 9 pillars of Jaitley’s budget

🕔11:52, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented India’s national budget for 2016-17 in the Lok Sabha on Monday, saying the country was a bright spot of the global economy today, while outlining his nine focus areas in which

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90 percent domestic honey being exported: Jaitley

90 percent domestic honey being exported: Jaitley

🕔11:50, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the country’s domestic honey production has risen from 76,150 tonnes in 2014-2015 to 86,500 tonnes in 2015-2016 and 90 percent of it is being exported to various countries.Jaitley said

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One crore youths to get skill development training: Jaitley

One crore youths to get skill development training: Jaitley

🕔11:48, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  One crore youths would be trained under the government’s skill development programme in the next three years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.Presenting the Union Budget for 2016-2017 in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley said the

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Government allocates Rs.9,000 crore for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Government allocates Rs.9,000 crore for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

🕔11:47, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  The central government on Monday announced allocation of Rs.9,000 crore for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign) in the country.“The concept of Swachh Bharat was very close to the heart of Father of the Nation

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Finance minister allocates Rs.38,500 crore for MNREGA

Finance minister allocates Rs.38,500 crore for MNREGA

🕔11:45, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday allocated Rs.38,500 crore for schemes under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).He announced this while presenting the 2016-17 annual budget in the Lok Sabha.In the 2015-16

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Jaitley set to present national budget for 2016-17

Jaitley set to present national budget for 2016-17

🕔10:45, 29.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 29 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was set to present India’s national budget for the next fiscal in the Lok Sabha on Monday amid concerns over the country’s stagnating growth rate, government deficit and direction of reforms.On the way

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Remain positive during board exams, Modi tells students

Remain positive during board exams, Modi tells students

🕔12:10, 28.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told students appearing for board exams to remain positive, and not to come under pressure of expectations. Modi, in his radio programme “Mann Ki Baat”, also had ace cricketer Sachin

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Cybercrime shot up significantly in 2015: Report

Cybercrime shot up significantly in 2015: Report

🕔13:57, 27.Feb 2016

Bengaluru, Feb 27  Multinational computer technology company Dell on Saturday warned that cybercrime increased significantly around the world in 2015 despite organisations deploying end-to-end security solutions perfectly. Cybercriminals employed a number of new tactics to better conceal exploit kits from

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2015 most polarised year after Partition: Chidambaram

2015 most polarised year after Partition: Chidambaram

🕔13:12, 27.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 27  The year past was perhaps the most polarised in India’s history after Partition in 1947, former finance minister P. Chidambaram said on Friday.“The year did not end with the narrative of the economy. Instead, it ended

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Shutdown disrupts normal life in Imphal East in Manipur

Shutdown disrupts normal life in Imphal East in Manipur

🕔13:11, 27.Feb 2016

Imphal, Feb 27  A 48-hour shutdown called on Saturday by an organisation demanding that a new district be carved out of Imphal East affected normal life in the area.No vehicle has been plying along National Highway 37 (linking this city

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