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India sets up facility to develop solar energy projects

India sets up facility to develop solar energy projects

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday said that India has set up a project preparation facility (PPF) to assist projects across countries that are seeking concessional funding under Lines of Credit (LoC). According to MEA officials, this facility ... DNA, 5 days ago

Decongesting big cities tops Gadkari's priority list

The ministry also wants to extend support to states through a special provision from the proposed Rs 25,000 crore fund for electric bus and personal rapid transport initiatives. Planning to decongest cities and improve transportation, the Union road transport ministry has sought an additional Rs 25,000 crore as budgetary support for 2018-19.   Union Highways Minister Nitin  Gadkari recently wrote to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking around 18 per cent increase in budgetary ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Govt addresses affordable housing, but larger issues remain unanswered

Much on expected lines, the government in Budget 2018-19 has continued with its thrust for Affordable Housing and Housing for All scheme. The government has been consistent with its efforts in addressing affordable housing in 2017 -- be it giving ...
 Sify4 days ago

India, France ink 14 MoUs in key sectors

[India], Mar 10 (ANI): India and France on Saturday signed 14 agreements in key sectors in an effort to bolster the bilateral relations between the two sides. An agreement was signed on the prevention of illicit consumption and reduction of illicit traffic in ...
 Sify1 week ago
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India gives $1 mn for rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Tonga

India has contributed USD one million for the rehabilitation efforts in Tonga after the Tropical Cyclone Gita caused massive destruction in the Pacific island nation.India has allocated USD 500,000 in the India-UN Development Partnership Fund for the ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Grand plans, Mr Jaitley, but where is the money?

Is the Budget sufficiently prudent? It probably is but at the cost of substantial under-provisioning for the many grand sounding schemes announced in it, says Nitin Desai. A budget has to be evaluated against its effectiveness in promoting the stated policy goals of the government.   The primary economic function of the Centre’s budget is the maintenance of macroeconomic stability. But the specific tax and expenditure proposals in the Budget impact on other policy objectives such as ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Rs 1,344 crore allocated to fight Maoists in 2018-19

The government has earmarked Rs 1,344 crore for fighting Maoists and reaching out to people in the Maoist-infested districts with development projects. The bulk of the allocation, which is detailed in a Budget document Output-Outcome FrameWork for Schemes ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Union Budget 2018: Here is the full text of Finance Minister Arun Jailtey's speech

On Thursday, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the last full budget of the Modi government. Arun Jaitley, who arrived in the Lok Sabha to present the general budget for the fiscal year 2018-19, was the center of attraction between journalists and ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Budget a 'big jumla' of Modi govt: Oppn

The opposition has attacked the Modi government over the National Democratic Alliance's last full-fledged budget before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Here are some of the reactions. BUDGET 2018: Full coverage   Budget is defeatist, a big letdown: Congress Terming Budget 2018-19 'defeatist' and a 'big letdown', the Congress on Thursday said the government has 'thrown in the towel' and conceded that it has failed to address key issues in the economy. The budget proposals should have ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

State of the Union 2018: Read the full text of President Trump's address to the US Congress

Washington : President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday, outlining his vision for the next 12 months and highlighting the successes he claimed his administration had produced in its first year. Also read: Trump ...
 Sify1 month ago
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