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The Indian Express
July 23, 2017
Around Rs 71,941 crore of undisclosed income has been detected in last 3 years: Centre to SC
From demonetisation till Jan 10, the total undisclosed income admitted is over Rs 5,400 crore: …
I-T dept conducts 15,000 surveys between Apr 1, 2014 to Feb 28, 2017, unearths undisclosed …
The Indian Express
July 23, 2017
Singapore Deputy PM Tharman Shanmugaratnam meets PM Modi, discuses digital finance, tourism and …
Singapore Deputy PM Tharman Shanmugaratnam appreciates PM Modi for successful rollout of GST
PM Modi appreciates close bilateral cooperation with Singapore in sectors of investment, urban …
The Indian Express
July 23, 2017
PM Modi engages with his followers on Twitter, answers their questions & asks for suggestions …
From scientific research to agriculture to even the sweet he fed President-Elect Kovind, PM …
PM Modi’s ‘Laddoos’ reply to a person received well, re-tweeted over 2800 times & liked by 11,…
The Financial Express
July 23, 2017
Big relief to small taxpayers: Centre eases the GST compliance burden
Centre’s move to ease GST compliance burden a welcome step for small taxpayers
CBEC extends the time limit for filing intimation for Composition levy to August 16, 2017
Business Standard
July 23, 2017
Domestic production of cellular mobile handsets on an upswing
Mobile phones worth Rs 90,000 crore produced in the country last fiscal: Govt
India, one of the largest telecom markets globally, has seen production of mobiles grow at a …
First Post
July 22, 2017
BJP MPs brief PM Modi about status of several state & central government schemes in their areas
Give pace to developmental activities in your constituencies and states: PM Modi to MPs
PM Modi discusses issues related to GST and about its benefits with MPs
The Economic Times
July 22, 2017
Big crackdown on black money: I-T Department unearths undisclosed income of Rs 5,400 crore
I-T department conducts more than 1,100 searches, issues over 5,100 notices post note-ban
I-T department to question 5.56 lakh account holders for high cash deposits & inconsistent tax …
The Indian Express
July 22, 2017
44 million toilets have been built since the declaration of the BHAG in October 2014
Over two lakh villages are open-defecation-free, as are 149 districts and 5 states under #…
PM Modi devotes a section of his radio address to the nation, #MannKiBaat, each month to #…
The Economic Times
July 22, 2017
Backed by increase in foreign currency assets, Forex reserves hit fresh historic high of $389.05 bn
Thumbs Up! Forex reserves soar to a life-time high of $389.05 billion
FCAs, a major component of overall reserves, surges by $2.677 bn to $364.908 bn in the week to …
The Times Of India
July 21, 2017
NDA government schemes meant to produce results and are not just ribbon cutting exercises
Innovation, imagination, proper implementation of schemes – 3 key elements of NDA’s good …
NDA schemes not armchair experts’ theories but involve imagination to address issues faced by …
The Indian Express
July 21, 2017
GST impact: Hotels and restaurants decide to reduce the price of food items by 5-10 per cent
Restaurants passing on GST benefits to customers by reducing food prices
70 per cent of restaurants print new menu cards, with the reduced prices post GST
FirstPost
July 21, 2017
GST impact on economy: ADB says medium term growth in India set to get major boost
Indian economy to grow at 7.4% in current fiscal and 7.6% in 2018-19: ADB report
India to accelerate at 7.4% riding on strong consumption in 2017-18, says ADB
Business Standard
July 21, 2017
New Pension Scheme with 8% Fixed Rate to be launched by Arun Jaitely
Govt to launch a pension scheme - Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana for senior citizens
Now, one can purchase new Pension scheme offline or online through LIC of India
The Financial Express
July 21, 2017
Indo-Japan civil nuclear deal is a reflection of the strategic partnership between the two …
Civil nuclear cooperation deal: Japan would assist India in nuclear waste management
Indo-Japan civil nuclear deal will pave the way for enhanced cooperation in energy security & …
Live Mint
July 21, 2017
Trump administration had designated Syed Salahuddin as a terrorist coinciding with PM Modi’s …
Pakistan is turning a blind eye to terror groups based on its soil that are targeting India: US …
Pakistan terror safe haven, Lashkar and Jaish move freely: US administration
The Times Of India
July 21, 2017
PM Modi congratulates Ram Nath Kovind, who will be India's 14th President
PM tweets two photos of himself with Mr Kovind, one from 20 years ago & the other from present times
PM Modi thanks the members of the electoral college for extended support to NDA candidate – Mr …
Business Standard
July 20, 2017
Over 70 lakh taxpayers have activated their GST account: GSTN Chairman
Eight lakh new applications for GST registration have been received so far, says GSTN Chairman
Our system will be able to handle registrations easily: Navin Kumar, Chairman, GST Network
Deccan Herald
July 20, 2017
Cabinet gives nod to tax MoC with BRICS countries
The MoC between India and Brics countries will stimulate effective cooperation in tax matters, …
Cabinet approves the MoC that aims to promote cooperation among the BRICS revenue administrations
The Times Of India
July 20, 2017
Modi Govt to spend Rs 42,068 crore for Internet link to village bodies
Cabinet nod for Bharat Net Phase 2 for broadband connectivity in all Gram Panchayats
All 2.5 lakh gram panchayats to have broad band by March 2019: Govt
The Economic Times
July 20, 2017
Sagarmala Project will boost India’s GDP by 2%, says Ocean Group
Ocean Group believes that Sagarmala Project will boost economic activity near coastal locations &…
Sagarmala project is expected to enhance shipping and port handling capacity: Ocean Group
The Financial Express
July 20, 2017
#MannKiBaat earns All India Radio Rs 5.19 crore in ad revenue in 2016-17
#MannKiBaat: PM Modi helps AIR to earn more than Rs.10 Crores in last two years
Thanks to PM Modi! All India Radio rakes in Rs 10 crore profit from #MannKiBaat in last 2 fiscals
The Economic Times
July 20, 2017
GST to provide a positive or very positive effect on long-term GDP growth: Economist
The GST is likely to add one-two percentage points to India’s GDP growth in the medium to long …
India's economy is expected to expand 7.3 percent in this fiscal year: Reuters poll
Zee Business
July 20, 2017
Govt sanctions Rs. 1,80,528 cr to small traders in FY 2016-17 under MUDRA yojana
Mudra loans cross its target of Rs 1.8 lakh crore for FY17 to reach at Rs 1,80,528 cr, says Govt
In FY16, Modi Govt targeted to Rs 1,22,188 crore of Mudra loans but sanctioned Rs 1,37,449 crore
The Times Of India
July 20, 2017
GST Impact! Jeep India slashes SUV prices by up to Rs 18 lakh
Jeep cuts prices to pass on GST benefit to customers
Fiat cuts prices of Jeep range by up to Rs 18.49 lakh
The Economic Times
July 19, 2017
One lakh gram panchayats digitally connected: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Govt aims to connect 1.5 lakh gram panchayats via optical fibre by mid-2018
India is now the 3rd largest in terms of start-up formations, 2000 start-ups are formed every …
The Economic Times
July 19, 2017
GST effect: Eicher slashes prices of truck and bus
Eicher cut trucks and busses price up to 5% after GST roll out
The reduction in prices ranges from 1.5% to 5% for most of the Eicher’s product categories: …
The Financial Express
July 19, 2017
The Game changer: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna Urban creates 1.7 crore jobs so far
Govt targets construction of 26 lakh houses in 2018-19 & 2019-20 and 30 lakh in 2020-21
Housing for All: Centre approves Rs 32,800 crore for 21 lakh dwelling units so far
India Today
July 18, 2017
India is expected to accelerate to 7.2% in FY18 and 7.5% FY 19: World Bank
India is the 4th fastest growing economy in the world & China ranks 16 in terms of GDP: World Bank
India’s domestic demand is expected to remain strong, supported by policy reforms, believes …
FirstPost
July 18, 2017
No bouquet to be presented to PM Modi during his tours within country: MHA to states
PM Modi urges people to give a book instead of a bouquet as a greeting
We should gift Khadi handkerchieves as it will help poor artisans, says PM Modi
The Economic Times
July 18, 2017
88% CEOs exude confidence in Indian economy: KPMG survey
Majority of the CEOs are upbeat about the growth of the Indian economy, says KPMG survey
84% CEOs are planning to invest significantly in cyber security over the next three years: KPMG
The Times Of India
July 18, 2017
PM Narendra Modi hopes ‘GST spirit’ prevails in Parliament’s Monsoon Session
The GST spirit is about growing stronger together, says PM Modi
GST shows the good that can be achieved when all parties come together & work for the nation: …
Money Control
July 17, 2017
FPIs pump in Rs 11,000 crore in the capital markets in the first two weeks of July
Rollout of GST, stimulating Indian economy push foreign investors to put in nearly Rs 11,000 …
FPIs pour in a net Rs 498 crore in equities, Rs 10, 405 in debt markets
Business Standard
July 17, 2017
Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts touch a new high of Rs 64,564 crore
Over Rs 300 crore deposited in Jan Dhan accounts in the first seven months of demonetisation
Jan Dhan accounts aims to bring unbanked areas and people under a formal banking system
The Times Of India
July 17, 2017
PM Modi urges political parties to join hands against corruption
Action against corrupt politicians is a must: PM Modi at all party meet
Parties must unite against those seeking escape route by dubbing action against graft as …
Millennium Post
July 16, 2017
Ujjwala Yojana crosses 2.5 crore mark, President Mukherjee distributes LPG connections in West …
Marching towards a smoke-free rural India: Ujjwala Yojana crosses 2.5 crore milestone
Ujjwala Yojana aims to provide free cooking gas connection to 5 crore women from poor households
Forbes India
July 16, 2017
GST to simplify taxation norms, consolidate a range of taxes under one single umbrella
GST to widen the tax base, bring in transparency
GST to encourage investments in organised sectors, help in economic growth, push FDI
The Economic Times
July 16, 2017
US house passes $ 621.5 billion defence expenditure bill to advance cooperation with India
Strengthening India-US defence ties: US house clears over $600 billion bill
Defence cooperation between US & India can meet the evolving security challenges of the 21st …
The Sunday Guardian
July 16, 2017
Skill India initiative has benefitted over 1.17 crore people across the country: Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Central government allocates more than Rs 12,000 crore to the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Centre plans to set up multiple PMKVY multi-skilling centres across all states, at least one in …
The Financial Express
July 16, 2017
Growth to remain strong & India will remain the fastest growing G20 economy: OECD Economic …
GST will spur productivity, investment, competitiveness, job creation and incomes: OECD report
GST will spur productivity, investment, competitiveness, job creation and incomes: OECD report
The Economic Times
July 15, 2017
India is one of the top investment destinations in the world right now: EY chairman Mark Weinberger
No doubt that PM Modi is changing the attitude of India towards opening the economy to the rest …
Demonetisation will help rein in corruption and encourage the shift to a cashless economy: Mark …
The Economic Times
July 15, 2017
Railways launches first solar-powered DEMU between Delhi and Haryana
First time in the world that solar panels are being used as grid in railways
Indian railways goes the extra mile: First solar powered train launched, readies similar plans …
DNA
July 15, 2017
President Mukherjee to distribute 2.5 croreth LPG connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Govt’s Ujjwala Yojana aimed at providing free LPG connections to 5 crore BPL households
Cleaner fuel, better lives! Ujjwala Yojana reaches 2.5 crore mark
The Times Of India
July 14, 2017
People give thumbs up to Modi government, 73% upbeat about the NDA coalition: OECD
Modi Govt has the confidence of 73% Indians, the highest in the world according to an OECD report
OECD’s report shows that Indians have the most confidence in their government
Live Mint
July 14, 2017
Demonetization has brought the nation at least three years ahead in digital payments, says SBI
Digital push: Govt announces that 1 mn additional PoS machines will be installed by March next year
Post-demonetisation, banks have installed 11.8 lakh additional PoS terminals: Report
Business Standard
July 14, 2017
Nifty, Bank at record closing highs; Sensex above 32,000 for the 1st time
Sensex crosses 32k, Nifty hit record close for fourth straight day
Nifty shot up more than 20%, so far, in the current calendar year
The Economic Times
July 14, 2017
GST impact on RWAs: Govt says housing societies’ services will not get costlier
RWA to become expensive under the GST are completely “unsubstantiated”, says Finance Ministry
No change made to services provided by the housing society to its members in the GST era: Ministry
Live Mint
July 14, 2017
GST to have an encouraging impact on the job market nudging the overall growth: Monster.com
11% rise in online job postings in June driven by the financial sector: Survey
Kolkata leads e-hiring activities with 40%, followed by Baroda (36%) and Ahmedabad (20%): …
The Times Of India
July 14, 2017
We are passing on GST benefits to customers, says Marico
GST impact: Marico cuts hair oil price up to 5%
Post GST, the tax rate on soaps, hair oils, toothpaste and other daily usage products has come down
Business Standard
July 14, 2017
After GST rollout Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Skoda become first to implement uniform prices; Maruti, …
We have standardised logistics cost & use a median cost for all cars: Skoda
GST Impact: Car companies to offer a uniform price irrespective of the site of production
The Times Of India
July 13, 2017
Consumer inflation in June cools to a new record-low of 1.54%
June’s consumer inflation figure is the lowest since the series began in 2012
Retail inflation hit a low level of 1.54% in June on dip in prices of food items like vegetables,…