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  • PM Modi hails IFFCO's measures for farmer's upliftment

    PM Modi hails IFFCO

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that cooperative major IFFCO's initiatives to train the farming community on the right use of fertilisers, advanced techniques and cash-less transactions will help in doubling farmers' income by 2022. "IFFCO's contribution in the upliftment of farmers an...

    India pitches for pricing flexibility in LNG contracts

    India pitches for pricing flexibility in LNG contracts

    After getting Qatar and Australia to lower gas price, India on Wednesday pitched for flexible terms for LNG purchase including provision of pricing review, flexible take or pay and abolition of destination restriction clause. Speaking at the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference here, Oil Ministe...

    PM's interactions with Directors and Deputy Secretaries

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, interacted with around 380 Directors and Deputy Secretaries working in various departments and Ministries in the Government of India, in four groups. The interactions happened on various days in the month of October 2017. The last of these interactions was on Oc...

    FM Arun Jaitley launches first gold trading at MCX commodity options platform

    FM Arun Jaitley launches first gold trading at MCX commodity options platform

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today launched an option's contract in gold on the Multi Commodity Exchange on the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras. On this occasion, Jaitley said that Dhanteras marks an important evolution in trade of yellow metal.He added that India and Indians have a great ...

    Petroleum Products under GST – How feasible?

    Petroleum Products under GST – How feasible?

    by Radhika vijayalaksmi "Make the hay while the sun shines" –this is exactly what the Govt was practising with regard to petroleum products taxation. The farsighted and cleverfinance ministry was quick to tap on the reduction in crude oil prices in international market , increased taxes, there...

    Arun Jaitley: A 'different India' is all set to benefit from global economic recovery

    Arun Jaitley: A

    Dismissing views that a global economic recovery may impact India adversely, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the IMF Annual Meeting in Washington said that a "different India" is instead all set to benefit from a global economic recovery. He indicated that a slew of reforms including note b...

    Indian economy on 'very solid track': IMF chief Lagarde

    Indian economy on

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said the Indian economy is on a "very solid track" in the mid-term, days after the International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecast for the current and the next year. Describing the two major recent reforms in India - demonetisation and Goods and Servic...

    Export soars 25.67 pc to USD 28.61 bn in Sep

    Export soars 25.67 pc to USD 28.61 bn in Sep

    India's export soared by 25.67 per cent to USD 28.61 billion in September on the back of rise in shipments of chemicals, petroleum and engineering products. Trade balance has eased at USD 8.98 billion in September 2017 against USD 9 billion in September 2016.Cumulative exports during April-S...

    Indian economy is poised for strong, sustainable and balanced growth: Jaitely

    Indian economy is poised for strong, sustainable and balanced growth: Jaitely

    Finance Minister Arun has said Indian economy is poised for strong, sustainable and balanced growth backed by the Government's strong focus on implementing structural reforms. Speaking in an Interactive Seminar organised by FICCI on "India Opportunity" in Washington last night, Mr. Jaitley ...

    Newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to PM holds 1st meeting

    Newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to PM holds 1st meeting

    The first meeting of the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) took place in the NITI Aayog in New Delhi. The Council reached a consensus on the reasons for the economic slowdown and the members have decided and identified 10 areas to work for acceleratin...

    Nearly 46 lakh businesses file GSTR-1 for July

    Nearly 46 lakh businesses file GSTR-1 for July

    More than 45.99 lakh businesses have filed the final GST returns for July and more than 33 crore invoices have been processed on the GSTN portal. GST Network (GSTN) said in a statement that as many as 45,99,113 taxpayers have filed their sales return or GSTR-1 for July till Tuesday - the las...

    Direct Tax Collections in first half of current fiscal shows growth of 15.8%

    Direct Tax Collections in first half of current fiscal shows growth of 15.8%

    The Direct Tax Collections in the first half of the current fiscal shows growth of 15.8 per cent. Finance Ministry said, the provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to September, 2017 show that net collections are at 3.86 lakh crore rupees which is higher than the corresponding period of la...

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