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Budget : Simple to understand Highlights

Today Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget 2015,the highlights are:   Taxation: ● Abolition of Wealth Tax. ● Additional 2% surcharge for the super rich with income...

Coal scam: Chronology of events

Following is the chronology of events of coal leading to the judgement: July 1992: The coal ministry orders setting up of a screening committee to...

Modi Cabinet Expansion: 21 New Ministers

  Here is the list of Modi Cabinet Expansion: 21 New Ministers: Manohar Parrikar: He is the first IITian to become the Chief Minister of any Indian state. Suresh Prabhu: Suresh...

Prime Minister and Council of Ministers(2014)- India

Prime Minister and Council of Ministers(2014)- India --------------------------------------------------------------   Cabinet Ministers: --------------------------- 1. Prime Minister and also in-charge of the Ministries/Departments not specifically allocated to the charge of any...

Swearing-in-Ceremony of the Prime Minister of India

Swearing-in-Ceremony of the Prime Minister of India     The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee Swearing-in the Prime Minister of India, Shri  ...

Highlights of Census 2011

The population of India has increased by more than 181 million during the decade 2001-11. Percentage of growth in 2001-11 is 17.64; males...

National Food Security Bill Cleared By Cabinet Via Ordinance

  In a significant develop¬ment, the Union Cabinet on July 3, 2013, approved a proposal for promulgating an ordinance on the politically crucial National Food...

Political Transition in Myanmar: Recent Ethnic Clashes and Road Ahead

With Myanmar attempting to make the transition to democracy from one of the most repressive regimes on earth, recent rising ethnic hatred and attacks'...

Treaty To Limit Use Of Mercury Adopted By 140 Countries

Treaty To Limit Use Of Mercury Adopted By    140 Countries     Delegations from 140 countries agreed on January 19, 2013 to adopt a ground­breaking treaty to limit...

Interest Rates On Small Savings, PPF Reduced

The Central Government has announced that starting April 1, 2013, Public Provident Fund (PPF) accounts and small savings schemes will fetch reduced returns owing...
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