Nepal to lift ban on Indian Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes

The issue came up for discussion between India`s Commerce
Secretary Rahul Khullar and his Nepalese counterpart.

WB to extend Rs 1,000 cr interest-free loan to Bengal

The World Bank would extend an
interest-free loan of Rs 1,000 crore to the West Bengal
government for the development of the state`s panchayat areas.

Nagaland annual plan size pegged at Rs 1,500 crore

The annual plan size of Nagaland
for the current fiscal has been pegged at Rs 1,500 crore,
Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said today.

Sikkim’s plan outlay set at Rs 1,175 crore

The annual plan size of Sikkim
was finalised at Rs. 1,175 crore, a 12.5 per cent increase
over the last allocation, at a meeting between the Planning
Commission and a state delegation, a press communique said
today.

Govt winds up Rs 1,000cr corpus meant for scholarships

The government on Thursday decided to
wind up the Rs 1,000-crore corpus parked with the State Bank
for the national scholarship scheme and replace it with
budgetary provisions.

Rs 1,937 crore road plan along India-China border

The government has decided to
undertake a multi-crore plan for better road connectivity
along the India-China border to smoothen the movement of men
and material of the border-guarding forces deployed there.

AGP demands CBI probe into Rs 1,000 cr `scam` in Assam

An AGP delegation on Thursday met Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded a CBI probe into an
alleged Rs 1,000 crore scam in North Cachar Hill District.

Rs 1,431-crore World Bank loan for AP civic projects

In a major fillip to the urban
development sector in Andhra Pradesh, the World Bank has
approved a loan of 300 million US dollars (approximately Rs
1,431.91-crore) under the Andhra Pradesh Municipal Development
Project.

About Rs 1,496.22 cr agri insurance claims are pending: Govt

Agriculture insurance claims
worth Rs 1,496.22 crore are still pending under the
government`s insurance scheme, the Rajya Sabha was informed
on Friday.

Four held in Rs 1,000 crore Orissa land scam

Four people, including a former government official, have been arrested in Orissa for allegedly acquiring and selling government land worth Rs 1,000 crore, police said Saturday.