Archive for March, 2016

Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi reviews the working of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh in its 56th Governing Board Meeting today

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The Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi reviewed the working of the Rashtriya Mahila Kosh at its 56th Governing Board Meeting held in New Delhi today. Addressing the members, the Minister appreciated the efforts made by the officials of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh in launching the Mahila E-Haat recently. Mahila E-Haat, an

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“Extended Bank hours for conducting Govt. Business on 31st March, 2016 “

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In view of closing of the current financial year and to facilitate the tax-payers in payment of taxes, the Reserve Bank of India has issued instructions vide notification RBI/2015-16/342 dated March 17, 2016 directing all agency banks to keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government business open till 8.00 p.m. on March 31,

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Utilize waqf properties for socio-economic-educational empowerment of Muslims: Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs expressed cnfidence that Central Waqf Council will work towards connecting waqf properties with development of Muslim community. He said even after new Waqf Act, several states have not been able to utilize waqf properties for socio-economic-educational empowerment of Muslim community.

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Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley calls for important contribution by banks in achieving higher growth rate; inaugurates Sydney Branch of Union Bank of India

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The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that the banks have to play an important role in achieving the higher growth rate in the country. He said that the banks would be provided sufficient funds to recapitalise them. The Finance Minister was speaking after inaugurating the Sydney Branch of the Union Bank of India

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School students can play a major role in spreading the message of Water conservation and Pollution control of rivers says Uma Bharti

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Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said that school students can play a major role in spreading the message of water conservation and pollution control of rivers. Speaking at the sixth National Painting Competition on Water Conservation and Pollution held in New Delhi today the Minister said

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“Government signs 11 unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) “

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The Central Board of Direct Taxes signed 11 unilateral APAs on 28th March, 2016. With this signing, India has entered into 59 bilateral and/or unilateral APAs. The Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) programme was introduced by the Finance Act, 2012 to provide a predictable and non-adversarial tax regime and to reduce litigation in the Indian transfer

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Government to launch Gram Uday to Bharat Uday Abhiyan from 14th to 24th April, 2016

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Starting with Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary on 14th April 2016 and culminating in Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2016, in the period between 14th April to 24th April 2016, the Central Government, in collaboration with States and Panchayats, will organize a ‘Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ (Village Self Governance Campaign). The

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Text of PM’s address at the Bloomberg India Economic Forum-2016

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Mr. Micklethwait,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and gentlemen.
I am pleased to be here today to mark twenty years of Bloomberg’s presence in India. During that period, Bloomberg has provided intelligent commentary and incisive analysis of India’s economy. It has become an essential part of the finance landscape.
Apart from that, I am grateful for the valuable advice that we

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Agriculture Ministry Issues Directives to the States to Check the Adverse Affect of White Fly on Cotton

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Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry has issued extensive directives to the States producing cotton to check the adverse affect of white fly on cotton. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has given these directives in view the likely menace to the crop of cotton in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan from white fly. White fly

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DRDO to Bring Alive Spirit of ‘Make In India’ at Defexpo 2016

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The display of state-of-the-art military systems and technologies by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) will narrate the saga of self-reliance & national pride with “Make in India” spirit in Defence Expo 2016 during 28th-31st March at Goa.
Hon’ble RakshaMantri Shri Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate the ninth edition of this biennial Land, Naval and Internal Homeland

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