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GST Council extends relief of medicines, but petroleum still out of bounds

GST Council extends relief of medicines, but petroleum still out of bounds

🕔12:02, 18.Sep 2021

Lucknow, Sep 18  In a slew of decisions, the GST Council on Friday decided to extend the applicability of concessional rates on Covid-19-related medicines but did not include petroleum products in its kitty. Briefing the media after the conclusion of

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JAM trinity catapulted banking to a different level: Nirmala Sitharaman

JAM trinity catapulted banking to a different level: Nirmala Sitharaman

🕔19:51, 16.Sep 2021

Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Sep 16  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the ‘JAM’ (Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile) trinity has been a game changer for India, enabling them to take forward financial inclusion in a futuristic format. “By bringing the financially

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Public sector banks are stable now after PCA: Nirmala Sitharaman

Public sector banks are stable now after PCA: Nirmala Sitharaman

🕔21:08, 12.Sep 2021

Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India’s public sector banks are stable now after the prompt corrective actions (PCA) when it was caught in turbulence, said Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Speaking at the Tamilnad Mercantile Bank’s (TMB) centenary celebrations in Tuticorin in

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Himachal CM seeks $100m ADB project for tourism infrastructure

Himachal CM seeks $100m ADB project for tourism infrastructure

🕔17:19, 9.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 9  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday called on Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and sought revival of the $100 million ADB project (Phase I) aimed at building world-class tourism infrastructure in the state.

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EPF contribution of over Rs 2.5 lakh now requires 2 PF accounts

EPF contribution of over Rs 2.5 lakh now requires 2 PF accounts

🕔17:40, 5.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 5 People with Employees’ Provident Fund and Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) contribution of over Rs 2.5 lakh per financial year will now have two separate PF accounts. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced, in this year’s budget, that

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India-UK green partnership a model to learn from: Climate advocates

India-UK green partnership a model to learn from: Climate advocates

🕔10:19, 3.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 3  With the UK announcing a $1.2 billion package of public and private investment in green projects and renewable energy in India to tackle climate change, climate advocates on Friday said the partnership is a trendsetter for

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Sitaraman assures Tripura to get more externally-aided projects

Sitaraman assures Tripura to get more externally-aided projects

🕔18:40, 27.Aug 2021

Agartala, Aug 27  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday reviewed and inaugurated 12 developmental projects, including few externally-aided projects worth Rs 7,719 crore, being implemented in Tripura and promised to grant more EAPs to the state. Sitharaman, who arrived

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Banks to have nationwide credit outreach programme this year: FM

Banks to have nationwide credit outreach programme this year: FM

🕔15:53, 25.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 25  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that public sector banks (PSB) will adopt a nationwide credit outreach programme this year. Addressing the media in Mumbai, she said that banks will go about to exhibit loan

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Sitharaman assures policy certainty, urges industry to take more risks

Sitharaman assures policy certainty, urges industry to take more risks

🕔07:14, 25.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 25  Assuring India Inc that the government is committed towards ensuring policy certainty, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked the industry to come forward and take more risks. During her interaction with industry leaders organised by the Confederation

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FM sets Sept 15 deadline for Infosys CEO to resolve IT portal glitches

FM sets Sept 15 deadline for Infosys CEO to resolve IT portal glitches

🕔08:54, 24.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 24 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her meeting with Infosys MD and CEO Salil Parekh has asked the software major to resolve the issues faced by the taxpayers on the Income Tax e-filing portal by September 15. Sitharaman

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NMP: Under-utilised brownfield assets to be monetised, govt to retain ownership

NMP: Under-utilised brownfield assets to be monetised, govt to retain ownership

🕔21:34, 23.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Only under-utilised brownfield assets will be monetised under the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) of the Centre, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday. The NMP targets to raise Rs 6 lakh crore through asset monetisation of

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Ganga Expressway to become backbone of UP’s economy: Sitharaman

Ganga Expressway to become backbone of UP’s economy: Sitharaman

🕔19:25, 21.Aug 2021

Lucknow, Aug 21  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday hailed UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath for taking the state to the path of development, saying that Uttar Pradesh will soon emerge as a shining example for others in time

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‘Rigorous’ work underway to achieve privatisation targets: FM

‘Rigorous’ work underway to achieve privatisation targets: FM

🕔18:46, 12.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the targets for the proposed strategic sales would be achieved, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that the government is undertaking all the “necessary rigorous” work to complete the planned privatisation processes

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Sitharaman lays foundation stone for Khadi workers’ shed in Andhra village

Sitharaman lays foundation stone for Khadi workers’ shed in Andhra village

🕔16:36, 7.Aug 2021

Ponduru, Aug 7  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday laid the foundation stone for a mass shed for Khadi workers at Ponduru village in Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district. She also handed over a cheque for Rs 18 lakh to

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Cabinet clears Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill

Cabinet clears Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill

🕔18:36, 28.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Union Cabinet has cleared the ‘Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill’ to accelerate the ‘Ease Of Doing Business’ campaign of the government. According to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, changes are being made in ‘Companies Act’, decriminalising

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Integrating technology with inclusive delivery holds key to recovery: FM

Integrating technology with inclusive delivery holds key to recovery: FM

🕔08:06, 11.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 11  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that integrating technology with inclusive service delivery would hold the key to accelerate the pace of economic recovery during the time of pandemic. Speaking virtually in the session on policies

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India takes fiscal steps for better environmental results: FM at G20 meet

India takes fiscal steps for better environmental results: FM at G20 meet

🕔07:36, 10.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 10  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that in India, fiscal policy measures are being taken to get better environmental outcomes. In her address at the G20 High-Level Tax Symposium on Tax Policy and Climate Change, ahead

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FM talks to Italian counterpart on key global economic issues

FM talks to Italian counterpart on key global economic issues

🕔21:04, 7.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 7  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday interacted with the Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, Daniele Franco. The virtual interaction took place ahead of the third meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank

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No proposal to reduce excise duty on petroleum products : FM

No proposal to reduce excise duty on petroleum products : FM

🕔20:04, 2.Jul 2021

Bengaluru, July 2 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday ruled out any cut in excise duty levied on petroleum products for now. Addressing a press conference here, she said that there is no such proposal at the present to

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Special GST Council meet soon to discuss compensation: Sitharaman

Special GST Council meet soon to discuss compensation: Sitharaman

🕔08:08, 2.Jul 2021

Bengaluru, July 2  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that a special session of the GST Council will be held soon to discuss all compensation-related issues. Sitharaman, who is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, said that she

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