Archive for October, 2015

Roundtable Strategy Meet of Non-Bank Points of Presence (POPs) to discuss NPS penetration in Private sector held; POPs advised to tap the potential which has been created due to the availability of exclusive tax benefits on investment of Rs. 50000/- in NPS

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A roundtable strategy meet of Non-Bank Points of Presence (POPs) was held here day before yesterday to discuss NPS penetration in private sector. In his keynote address, Shri R. V. Verma, WTM (F) deliberated on the critical role of the POPs in the NPS architecture in soliciting and offering NPS to the individuals. He further

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Government committed to fulfill NSG’s critical needs: Shri Kiren Rijiju

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The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju took the salute of the parade at the 31st Raising Day of the National Security Guard (NSG) at Manesar, Gurgaon today. Addressing the large gathering, he congratulated the NSG officers and men for living up to its motto “Sarvatra Sarvottam Suraksha” and assured the Force

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IFCI pays Final Dividend of Rs. 46.15 crore for FY 2014-15 to the Government of India

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Shri Malay Mukherjee, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)& Managing Director(MD), IFCI Ltd. today handed over a Final Dividend cheque of Rs.46.15 crore to the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley.
This Final Dividend is of Rs. 0.50 per equity share of Rs.10/- each for the financial year 2014-15. This is in addition to the Interim Dividend

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Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating to Imported and Export Goods Notified

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In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in super session of the notification of the Central Board of Excise & Customs No.97/2015-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 1st October, 2015, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of

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Malaysia proposes US $ 30 billion investments in urban development and housing projects in India

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Construction Industry Development Board(CIDB) of Malaysia has proposed to invest US $ 30 billion in urban development and housing projects in India. A 30 member business delegation led by the Malaysia’s Minister of Works Shri Haji Fadillah Bin Haji Yusof today held detailed discussions in this regard with the Minister of Urban Development and Housing

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Union Home Minister reviews infrastructure and security arrangements along the Indo-Nepal border

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Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the infrastructure development projects and security arrangements along the Indo-Nepal border in a meeting held here today.
During the meeting, a detailed presentation was made by the Border Management Division of the MHA. The administrative and environmental clearances for projects in the border areas were discussed. It was

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Claiming of medical expenditure for tax purposes made easy

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One of the pillars of the of the taxation proposals included in the Finance Minister’s Budget Speech for 2015-16 was extension of benefits to the middle class. In this process, the Finance Minister announced extension of certain benefits in respect of medical treatment under section 80DDB. This section allows a deduction for expenditure incurred on

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Consultative Committee, Labour and Employment Discusses “Chief Labour Commissioner (Central),Shram Suvidha Portal and Implementation of Building and other Construction Workers”

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The meeting of the Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Labour and Employment was held here today. Chairing the meeting, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (IC), Labour & Employment briefed members on agenda of the relating.The agenda for discussion included to “Chief Labour Commissioner(Central),Shram Suvidha Portal and Implementation of Building and Other

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Sweden keen to partner India in sustainable urban development initiatives

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Stressing on the need for sustainable urban development in the context of growing urbanization, Sweden and India have agreed to cooperate in the implementation of new urban sector initiatives in India. Visiting Swedish Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Information Technology Mr.Mehmet Kaplan today met Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation

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Al-Quds University confers Honorary Doctorate on President India’s Solidarity with the Palestinian people and its principled support to the Palestinian cause is rooted in our own freedom struggle, says President

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Acceptance speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the conferment of Honorary Doctorate by Al Quds University
Hon’ble Prime Minister, His Excellency Mr. Rami Hamdallah,
Hon’ble Minister of Education, His Excellency Mr. Sabri Saidam,
Hon’ble President of the Al-Quds University Mr. Imad Abu Kishek,
Members of the Faculty and the academic community,
Distinguished guests,
I thank the President

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