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World Bank projects 7.3 percent growth rate for India in 2018

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IBNS): Giving positive news to people in the country, the World Bank has projected India'a growth rate to 7.3 per cent in 2018.

Cabinet approves setting up of the 15th Finance Commission

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired byPrime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of the 15th Finance Commission. Under Article 280 (1) of the Constitution,it is a Constitutional obligation.

Cabinet approves agreement between India and Belarus on Scientific and Technological Cooperation for mutual benefit in the areas of science, technology, agriculture

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IBNS): Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Agreement between the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) on Scientific and Technological Cooperation for mutual benefit in the areas of science, technology, agriculture, etc.

'Historic' jump in Doing Business rankings is outcome of Team India's push for multi-sectoral reform, says PM Modi

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the country's progress after India registered the highest ever improvement of 30 ranks, going from 130 to 100, in the World Bank's ease of doing business rankings, according to media reports.

India jumps 30 notches to 100 rank in ease of doing business

New Delhi, Oct (IBNS): India has recently jumped 30 notches to 100 rank in the World Bank's ease of doing business, media reports said.

GST, demonetisation may impact Indian wedding market growth: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IBNS): The upcoming wedding season starting in November may be impacted by 10-15 per cent particularly wedding services like marriage garden/marriage hall booking, tent booking, confectionery services, photography and more, reveals by industry chamber ASSOCHAM.

MoUs/Agreements signed during the visit of Prime Minister of Japan to India

Gandhinagar, Sep 14 (IBNS): India and Japan signed several key memorandums of understanding (MoUs)/Agreements on Thursday in the presence of prime ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe, during the 12th India-Japan Annual Summit in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Cabinet approves hiving off mobile tower assets of BSNL into a separate company

New Delhi, Sept 12 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for hiving off mobile tower assets of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) into a separate company, fully owned by BSNL.

India is changing fast into one of the most open economies in the world: Modi

Xiamen, Sep 4 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India is changing fast into one of the most open economies in the world.

Cabinet approves closure of loss making Bharat Wagon and Engineering Company

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IBNS): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal of Ministry of Railways to close the Bharat Wagon and Engineering Company Limited (BWEL) - a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under Ministry of Railways.

Cabinet approves creation of 7 posts of Principal Director, 36 posts of Director in Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval for 7 posts of Principal Director and 36 posts of Director on regular basis in the Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) Civil Service, Ministry of Defence as part of restructuring .

MoU signed between National Skill Development Corporation and Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Kolkata, July 25 (IBNS): National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BNCCI) signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen creation of employment in West Bengal.

Introduction of GST is a momentous event for the nation: President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, June 30 (IBNS): Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the introduction of the GST is a 'momentous event' for the nation.

Apple CEO meets PM Narendra Modi

Washington, June 27 (IBNS): Tech giant Apple CEO Tim Cook met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is currently visiting the US.

PM Modi reviews progress towards beginning of GST on July 1

New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the status of GST, which is to be implemented from July 1.