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Separate infra for agriculture consumers for 24x7 power supply

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:16

Aiming to replicate Gujarat's model of 24x7 power supply by segregating infrastructure for agriculture and non-agriculture consumers, the government Thursday announced Rs 500 crore support for the proposed scheme.

Govt proposes over Rs 2,000 cr for Ganga Conservation Mission

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:14

An integrated programme for the conservation of river Ganga with an outlay of Rs 2,037 crores has been proposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden Budget Thursday.

Govt to establish National Adaptation Fund for climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:42

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced to establish a `National Adaptation Fund` for climate change.

Arun Jaitley announces to introduce e-Visa at nine airports

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:33

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the facility of Electronic Travel Authorisation (e-Visa) shall be introduced in a phased manner at nine airports in India.

Modi govt earmarks funds for power, water reforms in Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:31

The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled its vision of transforming the national capital Delhi into a world-class city.

List of things to get costlier from today

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 21:54

You will wake up to see an expensive Monday, as all the announcements made in the Union Budget 2013-14 by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will come into effect.

Rajya Sabha nod to Union Budget 2013-14 sans debate

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:11

Faced with paucity of time, Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved Union Budget 2013-14 without debate, a development witnessed perhaps for the first time which triggered protests from Opposition members.

1,000 cr in Budget for skill development of 10 lakh youth

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 20:31

The Union Budget for 2013-14 has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for the skill development of 10 lakh youth through the National skills Development Corporation.

Singapore investors concerned about GAAR uncertainty

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 14:31

Investors in Singapore are concerned over the pending implementation of India's General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) and its impact on investments there, according to legal and tax executives.

Armed forces` modernisation not to be hit by budge

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 17:15

The modernisation plan of the armed forces will not be affected by the reduction in the defence budget in the current year, the government told Lok Sabha on Monday.

Chidambaram's Budget credit positive for rating: Moody's

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 13:44

"India's budget pursues realistic fiscal consolidation, a credit positive for the sovereign", said Moody's in its credit outlook for the country.

Gold sale in Gulf to rise on limit revision for NRIs: Report

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 12:41

As part of the Budget proposal last week, it was announced that male passengers can carry gold worth Rs 50,000, and female passengers Rs 1 lakh compared to the earlier limit of Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000, respectively.