Tuesday , 17 July 2018


India can become 5th largest economy next year: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Buoyed by recent World Bank figures, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said India is likely to become the fifth largest economy next year, surpassing Great Britain, if the country continues its projected growth trajectory. Please like & share: Read More »

Tax litigation: PM hails decision to raise monetary limits

IANS   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the government’s decision to reduce tax dispute litigation by not filing any appeals except in high-value cases. He said the decision was in line with his government’s belief of trusting the citizens. The government had on Wednesday decided it will not file any appeals in appellate tribunals, High Courts ... Read More »

Industry growth slips to 7-month low of 3.2% in May

PTI   NEW DELHI Industrial production growth slipped to a seven-month low of 3.2 per cent in May mainly due sluggish performance of manufacturing and power sectors coupled with poor offtake of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). Factory output growth measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) was revised down to 4.8 per cent in April from ... Read More »

LPG subsidy jumps 60% as govt maintains prices to help consumers

PTI NEW DELHI Cooking gas (LPG) subsidy has jumped by over 60 per cent in last two months as the government maintains price line despite rising international rates, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) chairman Sanjiv Singh said. All LPG consumers have to buy fuel at market price. The government, however, subsidises 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each per households in a year ... Read More »

Goa Tourism  bags best decorated stall award

PANAJI: Goa Tourism participated at the TTF Kolkata 2018 recently, wherein it bagged the ‘Best Decorated Stall’ award. The award was received by Menino D’Souza, director, department of Tourism at the hands of Sanjiv Agarwal,  chief executive officer and director Fair Fest Media, Kolkata. The delegation to Kolkata consisted of Menino D’Souza, Gavin Dias, GM-GTDC, Bharat Chodankar, asst manager-GTDC and Bhavesh Davaskar, information assistant. Goa Tourism put up ... Read More »

Centre working to tackle stubble burning problem, says Modi

PTI   MALOUT (PUNJAB) Expressing concern over the problem of stubble burning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday the central government was working seriously to ensure farmers were not compelled to burn agricultural residue. “I want to talk about the important issue of stubble burning from this platform. The central government is working seriously on this issue so that farmers ... Read More »