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Recycled PSF producers seek continuation of tax advantage vis-à-vis virgin PSF in GST regime

New Delhi, May 31 (IBNS) The All India Recycled Fibre & Yarn Manufacturers Association, which represents 35 recycled polyester staple fibre (PSF) producers in India, has requested the Union Finance Ministry to maintain the current excise duty cost advantage of recycled PSF vis-à-vis virgin PSF, while finalising the GST rates.

GST to be biggest achievement of Modi Govt; fin inclusion, digital other big milestones: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, May 20 (IBNS): As the Narendra Modi is about to complete three years in office, its biggest achievement on economic front would be the Goods and Services Tax which is near a roll-out, while financial inclusion, digitisation and public investment on infrastructure like railways and power distribution are perceived as other credible steps for structural changes in the economy, the ASSOCHAM has said.

Tata Steel conferred the Prime Minister’s trophy for Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant in India for 2013-14

Mumbai/ Kolkata, Apr 19 (IBNS): Tata Steel Limited bagged the PM’s trophy for Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant for the year 2013-14, the Steel Minister’s Trophy for the year 2012-13 and a Certificate of Excellence 2011-12 for being the ‘Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant’ in the country, at a ceremony held in Mumbai.

Smart India Hackathon today, PM Modi to address participants

New Delhi, Apr 1 (IBNS) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday address the world's largest hackathon via video conferencing in what is being seen as a part of the initiative to push for a Digital India.

European Investment Bank President calls on PM Modi

New Delhi, Mar 29 (IBNS): Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.

Xiaomi's founder and CEO Lei Jun meets PM Modi

New Delhi, Mar 28 (IBNS): Chinese technology company Xiaomi's founder and CEO Lei Jun has met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

GST: Cabinet's approval gives boost to our reform agenda, says Modi

New Delhi, Mar 20 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the approval of the four Goods and Services Tax-related bills by the Union Cabinet is a boost to his government's reform agenda.

Cash withdrawal limits to end from Mar 13, says RBI

Mumbai, Feb 8 (IBNS): The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday announced people can withdraw Rs. 50,000 per week from their savings accounts from Feb 20.

All efforts on for smooth handling of data for transition to GST: Member, CBEC

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IBNS): With the goods and services tax (GST) on the anvil, all state governments are working very closely with central government and all efforts are on to put the elaborate information technology (IT) infrastructure in place for smooth handling of massive amount of data, a top CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs) official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi on Friday.

Indian market ended higher on Wednesday, Union Budget 2017 futuristic says PM Modi

Mumbai, Feb 1 (IBNS): The Indian market ended higher on Wednesday following the presentation of the Union Budget 2017 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Introduction of a new CLSS for middle income group

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, gave ex-post facto approval to the proposals for extension of tenure of loans under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) of PradhanMantriAwasYojana (PMAY) from 15 to 20 years.

Petrol pumps won't accept card payments from Monday

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): In a major development, two petroleum dealer associations have decided not to accept card transaction at petrol pumps from Monday.

Effective implementation of schemes announced by PM will boost India’s economic growth: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IBNS): Terming the steps announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on New Year’s Eve as ‘extremely positive for the Indian economy,’ apex industry body ASSOCHAM today said that the focus should now be on effective implementation of these schemes to drive economic growth.

Take digital era to in flights; ASSOCHAM seeks PM nod

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): In an era of digital push, the ASSOCHAM has approached the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi and other concerned senior ministers to permit satellite –based ‘In Flight Connectivity (IFC)’ in the aircraft flying over the Indian air space, both for the domestic and foreign airlines.

Demonetisation: Cashless economy not good for India, says economist Jean Dreze

Patna, Dec 3 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Prominent economist Jean Dreze has said cashless economy is not good for a country like India.