February 07, 2023 03:11 (IST)
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Modi government announces measures to stimulate consumer spending

New Delhi/UNI: The Narendra Modi government on Monday announced proposals to stimulate demand by front-loading or advancing some of the expenditure with some offsetting changes and the other directly linked to an increase in the GDP.

Jammu and Kashmir: Apple farmers express happiness over new farm laws

Srinagar: Kashmiri apple farmers are happy with the new farm laws passed by the Indian government last month.

BIS certification becomes mandatory for Indian toy industry, stakeholders want more time

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian toy industry, through their apex body, All India Toys Federation (AITF) have requested the Union government to reconsider the time frame for the mandatory certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), which goes into force from September 1, 2020.

Honouring the honest tax payers: PM Modi unveils new tax reforms today

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled new tax reforms which he said will "honour the honest tax payers" who, according to him, "plays a massive role in the growth of the nation".

Google to invest Rs 75,000 cr more to fast pace India's digital economy

New Delhi/IBNS: Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai has said the company would invest an additional Rs 75,000 crore to accelerate the pace of India's digital economy and added that the company is "proud to support" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision.

Cabinet approves the proposal to extend the EPF contribution 24% for another three months from June to August

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval for extending the contribution both 12% employees' share and 12% employers' share under Employees Provident Fund, totaling 24% for another 3 months from June to August, 2020, as part of the package announced by the Government under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)/ Aatmanirbhar Bharat in the light of COVID-19, a Pandemic.

India's economy ready to bounce back: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI: Exuding confidence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India's economy was ready to bounce back and there could not be a better time to make a new beginning.

Cabinet approves amendment to Essential Commodities Act in interest of farmers

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the farmer friendly amendment in the Essential Commodities Act.

Industry should take advantage of global trust developed in India: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the world is looking for a trusted, reliable partner and in India, there is potential, strength, ability, so the industry should take full advantage of the trust that has developed towards India.

India gives push to privatisation in detailing fourth tranche of Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's fourth press conference on Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package, dubbed as a package to build "Aatmanirbhar Bharat" or "Self-reliant India", was largely concentrated with the Narendra Modi government's push to privatisation in multiple sectors through reforms.

LIVE: FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds 4th press conference over economic package

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is holding her fourth press conference to give details of the Rs. 20 lakh crore mega stimulus economic package which was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week. 

Nirmala Sitharaman to share details of Modi's Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package at 4 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at 4 pm on Wednesday will share the details of the mega stimulus economic package worth Rs. 20 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last night.

PM move to build on lockdown gains wise; says ASSOCHAM seeking urgent financial help for industry, trade, employees

Kolkata/IBNS: Business body ASSOCHAM on Tuesday fully supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi for extending the nationwide lockdown till May 3 for saving each and every Indian from the unprecedented global pandemic, with a firm conviction that the  government would soon be announcing a large and effective financial package for protecting agriculture, industry , trade with a particular focus on the MSMEs and millions of jobs.

Greatest emergency since Independence: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan over COVID-19 situation

New Delhi/IBNS: Advising the Indian government to spend more on poor to manage the crisis caused by the Novel Coronavirus, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has said the pandemic virus is the "greatest emergency since Independence".

BRICS CCI to donate Rs 1 lakh to PM CARES Fund

New Delhi/UNI:  The BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry has decided to contribute Rs one lakh to the PM CARES Fund in wake of COVID-19 outbreak in the country, the organisation’s Director General Madhukar has said.