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Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented the Interim Budget 2019 on Friday morning in the Lok Sabha. In this last financial exercise ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019, the government proposed major income tax rate change for the salaried class. Individual taxpayer earning upto Rs 5 lakh will now get full income tax...
New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has begun his speech for Interim Budget for 2019-20 fiscal. This is Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's sixth and final budget before the polls due by May. s per convention, the outgoing government only seeks parliamentary approval for limited period spending, leaving the full...
Today, the government is to present its last Budget ahead of the elections. Conventionally, a government at the end of its term has gone in for a vote on account rather than a full Budget. How are these different? What is a vote on account? A vote on account, also known...
JAMMU, JANUARY 30: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here Tuesday evening under the chairmanship of Governor, Shri Satya Pal Malik took a number of decisions. List below. SAC approves notification of the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Reimbursement of State Taxes’ scheme to encourage investment in industrial sector  In order to encourage large...
Anil Kakodar, nuclear scientist, was director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre when India conducted nuclear tests in Pokhran in May 1998. He had been actively involved in the nuclear tests of 1974 as well. From 2000, he was Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, and Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission,...
New Delhi: The Indian men's cricket team will kickstart their campaign at the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup 2020 against South Africa on October 24 at the new Optus Stadium in Perth. In the T20 World Cup 2020 fixtures released by the ICC on Tuesday, the Men in Blue...
Kashmir was heavily snowed in again this month. Layers of snow covered rooftops, lawns, orchards and roads. People were left housebound, and the Valley itself was cut off from the rest of the country for a few days. Winters alter people’s everyday routines, and this is especially true of food...
SRINAGAR, Jan 25: Governor Satya Pal Malik has extended greetings and good wishes to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of 70th Republic Day. Following is the full text of the Governor’s Republic Day Message: Brothers and Sisters, On this joyous Seventieth Republic Day, I extend warm greetings to...
After a successful run with Jio which decimated the rival telecom players and has empowered 28 crore users in India till date, Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani now wants to become India's first Internet tycoon, according to The Economist. "With his service Jio, he has upended Indian...
NEW DELHI: One year has passed by, but the family of the eight-year-old Kathua rape and murder case victim still lives with the horror of the past, unable to get over the brutal end that their child met. Recently, the family delayed their journey to Kathua and were apprehensive...