Monday, February 19 2018

February 5, 2018

Sell-off in equity markets is due to a weak global sentiment : Adhia

Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said that sell-off in equity markets is due to a weak global sentiment and not because of long-term capital gains tax announced in the budget.10 per cent tax on long term capital gains (LTCG) is a “subsidised rate” as such gains on sale of unlisted scrips and immovable property are taxed

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February 5, 2018

Prabhu kicks off consultations on the New Industrial Policy

New Delhi- Commerce and Industries Minister Mr Suresh Prabhu set off a series of nation-wide consultations with the industry on the proposed new Industrial Policy. The first consultation was held at Guwahati. The event, organized by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in partnership with Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), was

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February 5, 2018

Government has taken several steps to control air pollution

New Delhi-As per data on AQI in Delhi in NCR, there has been an improvement in the overall air quality in year 2017 as compared to the year 2016. The Government has taken several steps to address air pollution which inter alia, include notification of National Ambient Air Quality Standards,setting up of monitoring network for

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February 5, 2018

India is guest of Honour country in prestigious National Festival of Saudi Arabia

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is on the three days visit to Saudi Arabia . During the visit, Mrs Swaraj will be leading the Indian delegation for the inauguration of the prestigious National Festival of Saudi Arabia said Ministry of External Affairs.Saudi Arabia is home to more than three million Indian people and ties between

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February 5, 2018

We must promote appreciation of cultural diversity around the world: Naidu

New Delhi-The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must collectively promote, through events like International Kala Mela, a greater understanding and appreciation of the cultural diversity around the world. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 1st International Kala Mela, organized by the Lalit Kala Akademi.The Vice President said

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