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Tata Steel welcomes General Budget New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Tata Steel on Saturday welcomed the General Budget presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and said it sought to provide an environment that attracted investment in industry and propelled economic growth. 28-Feb-2015
Budget has let down the people of AP: Na New Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IBNS): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said the General Budget presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has 'let down' the people of his state. 28-Feb-2015
Petrol, diesel prices hiked New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS): Adding pressure on consumers, petrol and diesel prices were hiked, hours after the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his General Budget on Saturday. 28-Feb-2015
Corporate leaders welcome General Budget New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Corporate leaders across India welcomed the General Budget presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday. 28-Feb-2015
Surcharge on the super-rich to bring in New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has introduced a 2 per cent surcharge on income of the super-rich to earn revenues nine times more than he loses by abolishing the wealth tax. 28-Feb-2015
Rs. 34,000 crore for MNREGA New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday allocated a record Rs 34,699 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme,a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had criticised the previous UPA government for its "failure" with MNREGA. 28-Feb-2015
Defence budget rises by 7.7 per cent New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) Defence Budget has been increased by only 7.74 per cent giving forces Rs 2,46,727 crore in r 2015-16 compared to Rs 2,29,000 crore in the last fiscal. 28-Feb-2015
Five new mega power projects New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) The Government proposes to set-up five new Ultra Mega Power Projects, each of 4000 MWs in the plug-and-play mode. 28-Feb-2015
Contribution to EPF to made optional:Jai New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government is considering a proposal to make optional contribution to employee provident fund (EPF). 28-Feb-2015
Infra investment goes up by Rs.70,000 New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has proposed an increase in investment in infrastructure by Rs. 70,000 crore in 2015-16 over the year 2014-15 from the Centre’s funds and resources of CPSEs. 28-Feb-2015
Self Employment and Talent Utilisation ( New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) The Government on Saturday announced setting up of a Self- Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) mechanism. 28-Feb-2015
It was a dream budget Overall it was a dream budget Corporate taxes down, GAAR postponed, crackdown on illegal money, wealth tax abolished. 28-Feb-2015
Corporate Tax to be Reduced and GST to b New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) Finance Minister has proposed reduction of corporate tax to 25 per cent from the current rate of 30 per cent to help boost higher growth, investment and job creation. 28-Feb-2015
Jaitley speaks of universal social secur New Delhi, Feb 25(IBNS) Encouraged by the success of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has proposed to work towards creating a universal social security system for all Indians, specially the poor and the under-privileged. 28-Feb-2015
Modi calls the Union Budget positive and New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called the Union Budget 2015-16 as one with a positive and pragmatic outlook that would transform the lives of poor. 28-Feb-2015
Budget has adequate provisions for the p New Delhi, Feb 28(IBNS) Finance Ministeri Arun Jaitley has said adequate provision has been made for the schemes for the poor and disadvantaged in the Budget of 2015-16. 28-Feb-2015
Jaitley announces strict new law to curb New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that a Bill to enact a new law to deal with black money is to be introduced in the current session of the Parliament. 28-Feb-2015
Benefits to Middle Class Tax Payers in t New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley in his Budget Speech in Lok Sabha Saturday proposed rationalization of various tax exemptions and incentives to reduce tax disputes and improve tax administration. 28-Feb-2015
Jaitley announces steps for monetising G New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced several steps for monetizing gold while presenting the General Budget 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha. 28-Feb-2015
JIS Group welcomes WB Budget Kolkata, Feb 28 (IBNS) JIS Group MD Taranjit Singh has said that the State Budget presented by West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Friday will encourage middle, lower middle class and even the business houses in the east Indian state. 28-Feb-2015
Sensex climbs 230 points ahead of Budget Mumbai, Feb 28 (IBNS): As India gears up to witness Union Finance Minister Arun Jailtey presenting his General Budget, the BSE Sensex is up by 200 points on Saturday. 28-Feb-2015
FM Arun Jaitley to present his budget t New Delhi, Feb 28 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is all set to present the Budget on Saturday. 28-Feb-2015
South Africa hosts international ITI Kolkata, Feb 27 (IBNS): South Africa hosted the sixth International Trade and Investment Initiative (ITI) in Kolkata's Oberoi Grand hotel on Thursday. 27-Feb-2015
Uphold child rights for the 'Right' futu With just a couple of days for the first union budget of the government, the expectations remain high. It is time for the government to seriously consider child rights indicators and duly prioritize entitlements for children, especially those belonging to the most marginalized groups. 27-Feb-2015
ICC lauds WB State Budget Kolkata, Feb 27 (IBNS): Director General of Indian Chamber of Commerce Rajeev Singh on Friday commended West Bengal State Finance Minister Amit Mitra for presenting a "very positive and forward looking budget" for the State in the coming year. 27-Feb-2015
Tata Motors announces initiatives for en Mumbai, Feb 27 (IBNS): In continuation of its steps to respond to an increasingly competitive business environment and macro-economic pressures that have resulted in depressed growth of the commercial vehicle and passenger car businesses in India, Tata Motors on Friday announced new initiatives designed to enhance the company's competitiveness. 27-Feb-2015
Infrastructure growth leads to economic New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) suggests that industrial sector is recovering slowly with a 2.1 per cent in April - December 2014-15 over the 0.1 per cent in the same period last year. 27-Feb-2015
Government remains committed to fiscal c New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): The Government remains committed to fiscal consolidation. The Economic Survey 2014-15 presented in Parliament Friday states that the deficit target of 4.1% as envisaged in the Budget 2014-15 will be met. 27-Feb-2015
India's National Solar Mission scaled up New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): The Economic Survey 2014-15 presented in the Parliament Friday says that India has made considerable progress in tackling climate change issues. 27-Feb-2015
India needs to create additional Fiscal New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): India needs to create additional fiscal space in order to ensure macro stability and to create buffers for future economic downturns, says the Economic Survey, tabled in Parliament by the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley here Friday. 27-Feb-2015
Create National Common Market in Agricul New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): The Economic Survey 2014-15 tabled in Parliament emphasizes on the need for a national common agricultural market and identifies un-integrated and distortion ridden agricultural market as the one of the most striking problems in agriculture growth. 27-Feb-2015
Revive public investment to improve inve New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS):To improve the investment climate and reduce the backlog of stalled projects, Economic Survey 2014 – 15, tabled by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament Friday, argues for a three-pronged strategy: 27-Feb-2015
Liquidity conditions balanced: Economic New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): Economic Survey 2014- 15 tabled in Parliament on Friday states that liquidity conditions (money supply) have remained broadly balanced during 2014-2015 except for some temporary tight conditions due to delayed government expenditure. 27-Feb-2015
Rationalisation of subsidies will relea New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS):The Economic Survey 2014-15 has acknowledged that the Food Subsidy Bill has increased substantially in the past few years putting a severe strain on the public exchequer. 27-Feb-2015
Improvement in Female Literacy in India, New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS):There has been a marked improvement in female literacy as per Census 2011, according to the Economic Survey 2014-15 presented in Parliament on Friday. 27-Feb-2015
Double-Digit Economic Growth Trajectory New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS) Indian Economy is looking up with brighter prospects amongst the world’s major economies, said the Economic Survey 2014-15 presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to the Parliament Friday indicating that a clear political mandate for reform and a benign external environment now is expected to propel India on to a double digit trajectory. 27-Feb-2015
From Carbon Subsidy to Carbon Tax: India New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS) :Economic Survey 2014-15 tabled in Parliament acknowledges the green actions taken by India, including imposing significantly higher taxation of petroleum products and thereby re-energizing the renewable energy sector. India shifted from a carbon subsidization regime to one of significant carbon taxation regime, from a negative price to an implicit positive price on carbon emissions. 27-Feb-2015
Economic Survey emphasizes need to imp New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): The Economic Survey 2014-15 states that as per the 2nd Advance Estimates, total Foodgrains production in the country is estimated at 257.07 million tonnes during 2014-15. 27-Feb-2015
Measures to control food inflation, decl New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS): The year 2014-15 (April-December) witnessed a substantial decline in inflation. 27-Feb-2015
Economic Survey calls for 'Make in India New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS) The Economic Survey 2014-15 tabled in Parliament discusses the "Make in India" as the flagship initiative and a key policy objective of the new government. 27-Feb-2015
Economic Survey projects over 8 pc GDP g New Delhi, Feb 27 (IBNS) The Economic Survey 2014-15 tabled in Parliament on Friday ahead of the General Budget said the GDP growth at constant market prices is expected to accelerate to between 8.1 and 8.5 percent in 2015-16, indicating that it is time for big bang reforms. 27-Feb-2015
Balmer Lawrie signs MOU with CGDA for ai New Delhi, Feb 26 (IBNS): A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) and Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. for the development and implementation of an air travel module in the Defence Travel System. 26-Feb-2015
Indian market drops Mumbai, Feb 26 (IBNS) The Indian market has dropped and ended on a negative note on Thursday. 26-Feb-2015
NSE signs MOU with IFSC New Delhi, Feb 26 (IBNS) National Stock Exchange (NSE), India’s leading stock exchange, intends to establish an International Exchange in GIFT SEZ area, a multi-services Special Economic Zone (SEZ) being developed as India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) by GIFT SEZ Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary of Gujarat International Finance Tec-City Company Ltd (GIFTCL) known as GIFT City. 26-Feb-2015
Railway's five-point execution strategy New Delhi, Feb 26(IBNS) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has said the goals of transforming Indian Railways will be achieved with a five point execution strategy. 26-Feb-2015
Cabinet approves establishment of NDB, C New Delhi, Feb 25 (IBNS) Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval for establishing the New Development Bank (NDB) and the BRICS Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA). 26-Feb-2015
Cabinet passes creation of two additiona New Delhi, Feb 25 (IBNS) Union Cabinet, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval to the creation of two additional benches of the Authority for Advance Rulings (Income Tax), one in New Delhi and one new bench in Mumbai; 26-Feb-2015
FIAT Chrysler Automobiles India organize New Delhi, Feb 25 (IBNS): FIAT Group Automobiles India Pvt. Ltd (FGAIPL) will organize free mega check up camp at its exclusive dealerships for 3 days from Feb 26 to 28. 25-Feb-2015
FedEx earns 12 spot on Fortune World's M Mumbai, Feb 25 (IBNS): FedEx Corp. is once again among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in Fortune magazine. 25-Feb-2015
Sensex, Nifty close marginally up Mumbai, Feb 25 (IBNS) The Indian market finished marginally higher on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex closing 29,007.99. 25-Feb-2015
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