General Budget 20018-19 : Loans to women SHGs will rise to Rs 75k crore

General Budget 20018-19 : Loans to women SHGs will rise to Rs 75k crore

🕔11:59, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said loans to women self-help groups (SHGs), which grew by 37 per cent year-on-year, will increase to Rs 75,000 crore by March 2019. “Loans to self-help groups of women increased

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General Budget 20018-19 : India to become $5 trillion economy soon

General Budget 20018-19 : India to become $5 trillion economy soon

🕔11:56, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said India is poised to become $5 trillion economy soon from $2.5 trillion now. “We are now a $ 2.5 trillion economy, and we are firmly on path to achieve

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General Budget 20018-19 : MSP for kharif crops to be 1.5 times input cost

General Budget 20018-19 : MSP for kharif crops to be 1.5 times input cost

🕔11:55, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for notified kharif crops would be 1.5 times of the cost incurred by farmers for production. Presenting the Budget in Lok Sabha,

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General Budget 20018-19 :  Focus on agriculture, MSP to be 1.5 times of cost

General Budget 20018-19 : Focus on agriculture, MSP to be 1.5 times of cost

🕔11:45, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  In line with the expected thrust on the farm sector in Budget 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the minimum support price (MSP) for all agriculture produce would be fixed at a level

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Railways set to get 1st high-speed electric locomotive in March

Railways set to get 1st high-speed electric locomotive in March

🕔11:21, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Indian Railways’ all new 12,000 horsepower electric locomotive — being produced in collaboration with Alstom of France and which can run at speeds of up to 120 kmph — would be rolled out in March when

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Petrol prices hit Rs 73 per litre in Delhi, highest since July 2014

Petrol prices hit Rs 73 per litre in Delhi, highest since July 2014

🕔11:15, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Petrol prices approached a three-and-a-half-year high in Delhi on Thursday at Rs 73.05 per litre. The previous high in the national capital was Rs 73.60 a litre in July 2014, data from the Indian Oil Corp

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WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion monthly users

WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion monthly users

🕔11:14, 1.Feb 2018

San Francisco, Feb 1  WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion monthly active users (MAUs) who are exchanging nearly 60 billion messages on a single day, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday. In an earnings call after announcing the fourth quarter

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President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, meeting with Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, meeting with Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance

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The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley departs from North Block

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley departs from North Block

🕔10:11, 1.Feb 2018 Read Full Article
E-way bill must for interstate goods movement from February 1

E-way bill must for interstate goods movement from February 1

🕔10:09, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 01  The e-way bill, to be generated under the GST for all inter-state movement of goods valued at over Rs 50,000, will become mandatory from Thursday, on the day of the presentation of the Union Budget 2018-19

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Rajasthan bypolls: Congress leads in Ajmer, Alwar

Rajasthan bypolls: Congress leads in Ajmer, Alwar

🕔10:06, 1.Feb 2018

Jaipur, Feb 1  The counting of votes for the Rajasthan bypolls that were held on Monday in two Lok Sabha and one assembly constituencies, began at 8 a.m. on Thursday. Congress was leading in Ajmer and Alwar in the first

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Prakash Tiwari New  Director (Operations) NTPC

Prakash Tiwari New Director (Operations) NTPC

🕔09:41, 1.Feb 2018

Shri Prakash Tiwari has taken over the charge as Director (Operations), NTPC with effect from 31st January 2018. Prior to elevation to the post of Director (Operations), he was working as ED (Operations) & was looking after all activities related

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