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General Budget 20018-19 : Centre to create dedicated affordable housing fund

General Budget 20018-19 : Centre to create dedicated affordable housing fund

🕔12:05, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the Centre will create a dedicated affordable housing fund in collaboration with the National Housing Bank. “My government will also establish a dedicated affordable housing fund in the

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General Budget 20018-19 : Focus on border infra, tunnel to be constructed near Tawang

General Budget 20018-19 : Focus on border infra, tunnel to be constructed near Tawang

🕔12:00, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The government will focus on developing infrastructure in the border areas, and a tunnel will be constructed under the Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh to promote connectivity and tourism, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his

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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 :  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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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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Government to infuse Rs 1 lakh crore into PSBs this fiscal: Jaitley

Government to infuse Rs 1 lakh crore into PSBs this fiscal: Jaitley

🕔19:15, 24.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 24  Seeking to perk up public sector banks that have been hit by huge non-performing assets (NPAs), the government on Wednesday announced plans to infuse over Rs. one lakh crore including Rs 80,000 crore through recap bonds

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Jaitley to visit Singapore to discuss investments

Jaitley to visit Singapore to discuss investments

🕔15:05, 14.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 14  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is visiting Singapore to showcase a slew of investor friendly reforms undertaken by the government and discuss ideas to ramp up investments in India. Jaitley is leaving on Tuesday evening on a

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GST Council removes 178 items from 28% slab, only 50 left

GST Council removes 178 items from 28% slab, only 50 left

🕔09:58, 11.Nov 2017

Guwahati, Nov 11  In a major revamp of the GST tax structure, the GST Council on Friday removed 178 items from the highest 28 per cent category while cutting the tax on all restaurants outside starred-hotels to 5 per cent

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Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance inaugurates PNB New Corporate office

Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance inaugurates PNB New Corporate office

🕔10:08, 7.Nov 2017

Arun Jaitley, Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs inaugurated newly constructed  corporate office of Punjab National Bank at Sector 10 Dwarka New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion, Sh. Jaitley lauded the efforts of the bank informing that Bank

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India jumps 30 ranks to 100th in World Bank’s ease of doing business list

India jumps 30 ranks to 100th in World Bank’s ease of doing business list

🕔13:49, 1.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 01  India for the first time has moved into the top 100 in the World Banks Ease of Doing Business global rankings from its 130th position last year, riding on sustained government reforms which include making tax

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BJP to observe November 8 as ‘Anti-Black Money Day’

BJP to observe November 8 as ‘Anti-Black Money Day’

🕔20:19, 25.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In a bid to counter the opposition’s plan to observe the first anniversary of the November 8 demonetisation as ‘Black Day’, the ruling BJP on Wednesday said it will celebrate the day as “Anti-Black Money Day”

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Over one cr businesses already registered under GST: Jaitley

Over one cr businesses already registered under GST: Jaitley

🕔10:26, 25.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 25  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that the number of trade registrations under GST has seen an increase of 30-35 per cent in the first three months, and that the total assessee base has already crossed

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‘Launch date, issue quantum of Bharat-22 ETF finalised’

‘Launch date, issue quantum of Bharat-22 ETF finalised’

🕔10:46, 24.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 24  The government on Monday finalised the launch date and the issuance quantum of the Bharat 22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) announced earlier this year, official sources said here. The sources said that an inter-ministerial committee headed

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Issues with Iran, including oil payments, resolved: Jaitley

Issues with Iran, including oil payments, resolved: Jaitley

🕔10:06, 16.Oct 2017

Washington, Oct 16  Most of India’s pending issues with Iran, especially those relating to payment for import of Iranian oil, have been resolved, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said. “There were several pending issues with Iran, particularly relating to the

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Public opinion has changed in favour of FDI in defence: Jaitley

Public opinion has changed in favour of FDI in defence: Jaitley

🕔14:19, 10.Oct 2017

New York, Oct 10  The Indian government has been able to change domestic public opinion in favour of inviting foreign investment into sectors of production that were earlier considered out of bounds both for ideological as well as security reasons,

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India has to grow faster, running against time: Jaitley

India has to grow faster, running against time: Jaitley

🕔09:36, 9.Oct 2017

Washington, Oct 9  India needs to grow at a faster pace, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, while asserting that there was public support for the government’s reform initiatives despite the difficulties arising from implementing GST, for instance. “The obvious

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Measures to ease traders’ GST worries in offing

Measures to ease traders’ GST worries in offing

🕔10:19, 6.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 6  Some measures to ease the difficulties being faced by traders owing to GST are likely to be announced after the GST Council’s meeting on Friday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and

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Centre urges states to cut VAT on petrol, diesel

Centre urges states to cut VAT on petrol, diesel

🕔10:21, 5.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 5  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will soon write to all state Chief Ministers urging them to cut sales tax, or value added tax (VAT), on petrol an diesel, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday. “We have

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Economic agreements likely during Jaitley’s Bangladesh visit

Economic agreements likely during Jaitley’s Bangladesh visit

🕔10:08, 3.Oct 2017

By Pradeep Kashyap New Delhi, Oct 3  India and Bangladesh are likely to ink major economic agreements during the official visit of Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to Dhaka beginning from Tuesday. According to the Ministry of Finance, Jaitley will

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Government in process of changing India’s economic environment: Jaitley

Government in process of changing India’s economic environment: Jaitley

🕔10:08, 26.Sep 2017

New Delhi, Sep 26  Acknowledging the dip in the country’s growth rate, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the government was in the process of undertaking measures to change the “environment” and provide a boost to the Indian

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