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Jaitley’s budget promises 7-8 percent growth in three years

Jaitley’s budget promises 7-8 percent growth in three years

🕔13:50, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday presented the national budget for this fiscal expressing concerns over economic slowdown while promising bold steps for a course correction to unburden the poor from rising prices, revive investor confidence and

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Four new AIIMS to be established

Four new AIIMS to be established

🕔13:50, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  The government will set up four new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday. “We propose to set up four more AIIMS and Rs.500 crore set aside

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Rs.8,000 crore for National Housing Banking programme

Rs.8,000 crore for National Housing Banking programme

🕔13:49, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 With a view to expand and continue rural housing in India, the government has allotted Rs.8,000 crore for National Housing Banking programme, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday.

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Scheme for welfare of girl child

Scheme for welfare of girl child

🕔13:48, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday announced the ‘Beti padhao, beti badhao’ scheme and allocated Rs.100 crore for the welfare of the girl child. Jaitley, who presented the budget, expressed grief on apathy towards the girl child

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Jaitley’s budget gives tax relief, promises higher growth

Jaitley’s budget gives tax relief, promises higher growth

🕔13:48, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 Proposing to hike the tax exemption limit by Rs.50,000 for all individuals, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday presented the national budget for this fiscal with concerns over economic slowdown while promising bold corrective measures to unburden

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Delhi’s water sector to get Rs.500 crore

Delhi’s water sector to get Rs.500 crore

🕔13:47, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 The government Thursday allocated Rs.500 crore for Delhi’s water sector. “To make Delhi a world class city – Rs.200 crore for power and Rs.500 crore for water have been allocated,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday

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Housing loan interest deduction raised by Rs.50,000

Housing loan interest deduction raised by Rs.50,000

🕔13:46, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  The government will raise the housing loan interest deduction limit from Rs.150,000 to Rs.200,000 to revive the housing sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said while presenting the national budget.

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Tax holiday for power projects extended by another year

Tax holiday for power projects extended by another year

🕔13:45, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  The government has extended by another year the 10-year tax holiday for the power sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Thursday, With this, the eligible date for projects in the power sector to avail the benefit

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Rs.100 crore for development of archaeological sites

Rs.100 crore for development of archaeological sites

🕔13:44, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday allocated Rs.100 crore for preservation of archaeological sites. “Archaeological sites preservation require urgent attention, lest ancient heritage is lost to future generation,” Jaitley said while presenting the budget for 2014-15. “I

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Rs.1,000 crore proposed for railways in northeast

Rs.1,000 crore proposed for railways in northeast

🕔13:44, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 To encourage rail travel, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday proposed an outlay of Rs.1,000 crore to build railway infrastructure in the northeastern region. The minister told the Lok Sabha while presenting the national budget that this

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New TV channel for northeast: Jaitley

New TV channel for northeast: Jaitley

🕔13:43, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday announced a new 24X7 television channel for the northeast region. “A new channel named ‘Arun Prabha’, which will be a 24×7 channel, will be started in the northeast region,” Jaitley said

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Tax exemption limit raised by Rs.50,000

Tax exemption limit raised by Rs.50,000

🕔13:42, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday raised the exemption limits for all individual tax payers by Rs.50,000 while keeping the rates untouched in the national budget for this fiscal. The tax exemption limit for individuals below 60

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Duty free baggage allowance hiked

Duty free baggage allowance hiked

🕔13:42, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  To encourage tourism, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday proposed an increase in duty free baggage allowance limit from Rs.35,000 to Rs.45,000. Earlier, anyone above 12 years visiting a foreign country for even three days was allowed

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Unprecedented five minute break in budget speech

Unprecedented five minute break in budget speech

🕔11:00, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 :Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today took an unprecedented five minute break in his budget speech.” I need a five minute break, the budget speech will continue”, he said. The speaker of Lok Sabha Ms Sumitra Mahajan

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Coal India needs restructuring to boost output: Survey

Coal India needs restructuring to boost output: Survey

🕔10:55, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  State-miner Coal India (CIL) needs to be restructured quickly to raise output and ease the fuel supply situation, the finance ministry said in its annual Economic Survey. “The process of restructuring CIL needs to be pushed

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Bihar best performing state in terms of growth rate

Bihar best performing state in terms of growth rate

🕔10:54, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  Bihar is the best performing state in terms of gross state domestic product (GSDP) and per capita income growth, the Economic Survey for 2013-14 has said. Presenting the Survey in parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said

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Jaitley set to present maiden budget

Jaitley set to present maiden budget

🕔10:41, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was set to present the first national budget for self and the Prime Minister Narandra Modi government Thursday in an exercise that will be watched and analysed closely to ascertain what out-of-the-box

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Jaitley to brief Pranab on budget’s main features

Jaitley to brief Pranab on budget’s main features

🕔10:35, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman will Thursday brief President Pranab Mukherjee on the main features of the general budget. “Finance minister, MoS (minister of state) and officers will, as

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IT industry looks for budget sops to reboot: Nasscom chief

IT industry looks for budget sops to reboot: Nasscom chief

🕔13:34, 9.Jul 2014

Bangalore, July 9  Like other sectors of the economy, the Indian IT industry too hopes that the budget for fiscal 2014-15, to be presented In parliament Thursday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, will spur growth and address its concerns, which

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Inflation likely to ease by year-end: Survey

Inflation likely to ease by year-end: Survey

🕔13:15, 9.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 9  India’s wholesale as well as retail inflation is likely to decline by the end of this year, a government survey said Wednesday. However, it warned that prices may spike if the monsoon remains sub-normal. The Economic

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