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April-August income tax revenue up 17.5% at Rs 2.24 lakh cr

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Indian Income Tax Department’s collections in the first five months of the current fiscal at Rs 2.24 lakh crore grew 17.5 per cent over the same period last year, an official said on Monday. A Central Board of Direct...

Modi, Abe to lay high-speed rail line’s foundation this week

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will take part in the ground-breaking ceremony of the much-anticipated Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project on Thursday, a senior official said here on...

Petrol at Rs 79/litre in Mumbai at highest since August 2014

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Indian basket of imported crude oils gained nearly $3.50 a barrel during last week even as petrol prices in the country touched their highest levels since Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office three years ago, official...
Work on bullet train project to start on September 14 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Work on bullet train project to start on September 14 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal briefing the media on High Speed Train Project between Mumbai – Ahmedabad (popularly referred to as Bullet Train project) New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese...

Fast, Safe, Efficient Made in India

  by Abhishek Sharma Decades of apathy in the way Infrastructure projects were managed in India, lead to creation of a joke. You can’t have the three words (Fast, Safe and Efficient) all together in one sentence for infrastructure projects in India...
Japanese PM Abe to arrive on Wednesday

Japanese PM Abe to arrive on Wednesday

New Delhi, Sep 11 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be on a two-day visit to India beginning Wednesday during which the two countries are expected to scale up their strategic cooperation. Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also hold the...

Two militants killed, one arrested in J&K

Srinagar, Sep 11  Two militants were killed and one was arrested on Monday during a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district. The militants were killed in the gunfight with the Army, the Central...
Egypt, US start joint military exercise after 8-year suspension

Egypt, US start joint military exercise after 8-year suspension

Cairo, Sep 11  The Egyptian-US joint military exercise, known as “The Bright Star,” kicked off on Sunday at a military base in Egypt, the Egyptian military spokesman said. The 10-day joint maneuver activities will continue until September...

GST: Cess hike on cars to take effect from Monday

New Delhi, Sep 11  The increased Goods and Services Tax (GST) cess on mid- and high-segment cars approved by the GST Council will come into effect from Monday. “Notification regarding increase in the effective rates of the Compensation Cess on...

India may produce surplus power this fiscal: Fitch Ratings

New Delhi, Sep 11  Subdued demand growth, consistent capacity additions and better networks may result in India producing surplus power in the current fiscal, although sporadic outages continue and 24 per cent households are yet to be electrified, according...
India pulls off cheaper LNG price from Australia

India pulls off cheaper LNG price from Australia

New Delhi, Sep 11  India has renegotiated the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) it imports from Gorgon project in Australia that will result in savings of more than Rs 10,000 crore, according to Petroleum Ministry sources here on Sunday. “Happy...
23rd TASHKENT INTERNATIONAL TOURISM FAIR  “TOURISM ON THE SILK ROAD”

23rd TASHKENT INTERNATIONAL TOURISM FAIR “TOURISM ON THE SILK ROAD”

On 3-5 October 2017 the 23rd Tashkent International Tourism Fair “TITF 2017 – Tourism on the Great Silk Road” will be held in the National Exhibition Complex “Uzexpocenter”. The event is officially supported by the World Tourism Organization...