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Govt to tie up with MFIs for LPG refills

Govt to tie up with MFIs for LPG refills

PMUY, launched in May 2016, set targets for the government's oil marketing companies to provide connections to 50 million families below the poverty line over three years Shine Jacob | New Delhi Last Updated at December 16, 2017 02:31 IST The Pradhan Mantri ... Business Standard, 1 day ago
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'You will see an epidemic of non-smoking lung diseases in India'

'Just like we have accepted that more Indians have hypertension and diabetes, lower lung capacity of Indians should not be construed as normal.' 'We will see an epidemic of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in India which is irreversible.''You will see that many of them are non-smokers while in the West, only smokers get COPD,' says Dr Anurag Agrawal.Photograph: PTI. Kindly note the image is published only for representational purposes. A study recently conducted by a team of scientists ...
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Capital goods policy will aid CE industry: Ministry

The government, in a bid to ignite the prosperity of the Indian construction equipment industry further, has assured CE manufacturers that they would benefit immensely from the National Capital Goods Policy. It must be noted that the Union Cabinet approved ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
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Pakistan is many years behind us in everything

'Islamabad is only as big as a Delhi suburb.''How can a city with just two five star hotels and only one departure gate at their international airport be compared to Delhi with its sprawling airport?'Ambassador T P Sreenivasan finds the pulse of Pakistan after visiting Islamabad for the first time. IMAGE: A passerby takes a selfie in front of a police van destroyed during clashes near the Faizabad junction in Islamabad, November 26, 2017.The Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan had blockaded the national ...
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'The government is perceived with fear'

'No government should be viewed as authoritarian, rather as a collective institution of people,' says Pinarayi Vijayan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com My life story can be written on half a sheet of paper. It is the people, the party and the state I represent. There is no turnaround story on the politics of development that belongs to me as I am from a progressive party and one of the most developed states in the country.   Our story is that of a developed state working towards being ...
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Manipur to launch new health scheme

Manipur to launch new health scheme Correspondent IMPHAL, Dec 9 - Manipur Government will launch the Hekshelgi Tengbang, a new government health protection scheme to provide cashless benefit upto Rs 2 lakh to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, by January ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago

Employment for 25,000 youth on National Youth Day: J'khand CM

About 25,000 youth would get employment on January 12, the National Youth Day, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said today."To eradicate poverty and unemployment, job opportunities are being created in government and private sectors... In this endeavour, ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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Tripura: Tribal family sells child for Rs 200, third incident this year

Another case of selling of a child has come to light in Communist-ruled Tripura after a tribal man confessed to the crime. Karna Debbarma from Sarat Chandra ADC village of south Maharanipur, under Teliamura sub-division, confessed to selling of his ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
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Own a car? No subsidised LPG for you

The government had last year excluded those with an annual income of more than Rs 10 lakh from LPG subsidy If you own a car, you might soon have to forgo the subsidy on your LPG cylinders. By eliminating 36 million fake connections through Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL), the government has saved nearly Rs 30,000 crore of cooking gas subsidy. Now, it is planning to strike car owners off the subsidy list.   Sources in the government said the idea was in its initial stage. The ...
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EU adopts tax haven blacklist, British territories spared

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers adopted a blacklist of 17 jurisdictions deemed as tax havens on Tuesday, in an unprecedented step to counter worldwide tax avoidance, although they did not agree on financial levies ...
 Sify1 week ago EU to decide on tax haven blacklist, assess U.S. tax reform  Sify1 week ago
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