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The Financial Express
May 19, 2017
Rs 15,891 cr premium is estimated by the 11 empanelled crop insurance companies: Govt
Under the PMFBY, farmers pay very low premium, while the rest is paid equally by the Centre & states
Rs 5,000 crore claims under the PMFBY have been approved for disbursal: Govt
The Times Of India
June 22, 2017
India’s IT-BPM industry to add 1.3 to 1.5 lakh new jobs this financial year: Nasscom
Nasscom sees Indian IT export growth to 7-8% in FY18
India's share in the global IT sector is not only steady, but also growing, says Nasscom’s …
India Today
June 22, 2017
Modi Govt manages to weed out as many as 1,200 redundant Acts in just three years
Modi Government is determined to relegate several archaic Acts to history, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Govt creates a record of sorts in scrapping these old, redundant & archaic laws from statute books
The Times Of India
June 22, 2017
PM Modi to perform Narmada poojan at Kevadia dam site soon, says Amit Shah
Govt plans Narmada Yatra and the utsav to mark completion of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam
Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam was the idea conceived by Sardar Patel
Business Line
June 22, 2017
GST would unite India into "one country, one market", says Piyush Goyal
Tax evasion will be curbed to a greater extent after GST implementation: Govt
Honest will have nothing to fear from the GST, but the dishonest will be made to pay: Piyush Goyal
DNA
June 22, 2017
PM Narendra Modi thanks those who participated in #YogaDay worldover
Yoga has played big role in connecting the world with India: PM Modi
Connecting the world: Yoga enthusiasts across world celebrate #YogaDay
The Times Of India
June 21, 2017
#YogaDay: China celebrates yoga at in more than a dozen places across China including the Great Wall
Yoga enthusiasm grips people in China: Dujiangyan city hosting a five-day yoga festival #YogaDay
China’s Yunnan Minzu University to offer a masters degree in yoga from the end of this year
Firstpost
June 21, 2017
PM Modi participates in mass yoga demonstration in Lucknow, performs asanas #YogaDay
Yoga is a path to attain wellness, says PM Modi #InternationalYogaDay
Yoga is becoming a part of people's daily life not just in India but across the world: PM Modi
DNA
June 21, 2017
#YogaDay: ITBP jawans perform yoga at nearly 18000 feet above the sea level in Ladakh
#YogaDay: ITBP jawans practice yoga at biting -25 degree Celsius
#YogaDay: ITBP jawans perform yoga in Ladakh, Kullu & Uttarkashi
The Times Of India
June 21, 2017
Yoga brings many benefits into our lives, says Indian Consul General Dr KJ Srinivasa to South Africa
South Africa marks #InternationalYogaDay in Soweto township of Johannesburg
#InternationalYogaDay Hundreds of school children get their first taste of yoga in South Africa
The Indian Express
June 21, 2017
Navy personnel perform Yoga onboard INS Jalashwa & INS Kirch in Bay of Bengal
#InternationalYogaDay Army officials perform Yoga asanas atop INS Viraat
Yoga day was obsereved at INS Vikramaditya, the largest warship operated by India
The Economic Times
June 21, 2017
India reaches Mars in a budget less than that of a Bollywood movie due to technological …
It is important for the youth of India to be connected with latest technology, says PM
We are moving forward with the dream of making India self-dependent in the field of defence: PM
The Economic Times
June 21, 2017
GST demonstrates the strength of democracy, says PM Modi
The credit for implementation of GST goes to 125 crore people of India: PM
The roll out of the GST from July 1 will be historic, it will set an example for the world: PM Modi
Business Standard
June 21, 2017
Growth in India’s gross value added scaled up from 7 per cent to 7.3 per cent for 2017-18: Report
India’s economy to grow at 7.6 per cent in 2016-17: NCAER
The WPI-based inflation stood at 3.85% in April which further declined to 2.17% in May
Zee News
June 21, 2017
India would grow at 7.4-7.6% in next two fiscals: Fitch Ratings
GST would facilitate trade within India and reduce transaction costs: Fitch Ratings
Public spending on infrastructure set to rise, will boost investment, add to GDP growth: Fitch …
The Economic Times
June 21, 2017
Malaysian investment in station redevelopment to mark the 1st major foreign investment in …
Modi Govt's plan to allow 100% FDI in rail infra picks up pace, many foreign investors in queue
Two rail loco factories in Bihar with a total investment of Rs 3,500 crore were established by …
The Times Of India
June 21, 2017
US Consul General Riva Ganguly Das leads the Yoga Day celebrations at the Consulate premises
Our message is to take yoga to the world, says US Consul General, Riva Ganguly Das
The resonance for the Yoga Day has grown in three years: US Consul General
Business Standard
June 20, 2017
The PMUY aims to provide LPG connections to five crore BPL households by 2019
24 BPL beneficiaries receives deposit-free PMUY LPG connections during the launch in Meghalaya
PMUY is a part of the Prime Minister Modi's dream of #SabkaSaathSabkaVikas: Minister Rajen Gohain
The Financial Express
June 20, 2017
Govt has approved construction of over 20 Lakh houses for poor under PMAY (Urban)
Foundation for 1,09,000 houses laid under the PMAY in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijaywada town
20 lakh houses approved in 2 years under PMAY whereas UPA approved only 13,82,768, houses in 10 …
Money Control
June 20, 2017
Ram Nath Kovind's knowledge and understanding of the Constitution will benefit the nation: PM
Bihar Governor, Kovind will be strong voice for poor, downtrodden and marginalised: PM Modi
PM Modi hails NDA's President pick, says Kovind will make an exceptional president
The Financial Express
June 20, 2017
PM Modi, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau agree on commitment to Paris Climate Deal
Canadian PM dials PM Modi: Both leaders discuss bilateral ties, including Paris Agreement
PM Modi reaffirms India’s commitment to take forward implementation of the Paris Agreement: PMO
The Financial Express
June 20, 2017
Tata, Lockheed Martin ink deal to build F-16 fighter planes in India
#MakeInIndia gets big thrust with Lockheed Martin, Tata in pact to make F-16 fighter jets in India
F-16 enters Indian airspace; Tata, Lockheed flag #MakeInIndia deal
The Economic Times
June 20, 2017
May 2017 registers a 17.36% increase in domestic flyers over 2016: DGCA
India's domestic passenger air traffic growth accelerates to 17.36% in May
Soaring High: 101.74 lakh passengers flown in May, 2017 as compared to 86.69 lakh passengers …
The Indian Express
June 20, 2017
First freight aircraft corridor flight from Afghanistan lands in India
Freight aircraft packed with 60 tons of Afghan plants with medicinal uses arrives in India
PM delightedly welcomes first freight flight from Kabul to India, thanks President Ashraf Ghani
Live Mint
June 20, 2017
India pitches for greater engagement with BRICS countries
BRICS nations step up security and counter terrorism measures, deepen cooperation
India stresses the importance of intra BRICS cooperation
Live Mint
June 19, 2017
GST Council on Sunday paved the way for the implementation of the goods and services tax on July 1
GST rollout to allow companies more time to file detailed returns for first 2 months of July & …
Relaxation for filing transaction-wise details in July and August will provide relief to the …
The Economic Times
June 19, 2017
Look forward to implementation of GST: CII
GST is the most significant indirect tax reform introduced in the country since independence: CII
CII organising over 100 workshops across the country to enable enterprises to comply with new …
The Financial Express
June 19, 2017
India re-elected as a member UN’s Economic and Social Council for 3 more years
India secures 183 votes in favour, makes it to Economic and Social Council
UN member states back India’s re-election to Economic and Social Council for 3 more years
The Times Of India
June 19, 2017
We have a powerful PM, who has earned global respect: Students at St. Teresa's College
Under PM Modi, India can achieve status of the US, UK or Japan in the coming years: Students at …
Due to PM Modi’s efforts, Indian community has a strong identity abroad: Students at St. Teresa'…
The Times Of India
June 19, 2017
India looks forward to strengthen strategic partnership with China
Modi-Xi lay directions on India-China to proceed with a path of mutual respect & cooperation
India-China to improve existing mechanisms so that more trade & people-to-people contacts can …
First Post
June 18, 2017
BJP emerges as the single largest party in the Shimla civic poll
BJP's victory in Shimla civic poll a reflection of people's faith in development politics: PM
Thank people of Shimla for their support & congratulate karyakartas for their hard work: PM on …
The Financial Express
June 18, 2017
Railways all set to add modern #MakeInIndia locomotives to it's fleet
Railways manufacturing new diesel locomotives under #MakeInIndia initiative in Bihar
New #MakeInIndia diesel locomotives to help in enhancing traffic movement on the Railway network
Business Standard
June 18, 2017
Govt to open passport centres within a radius of 50 km
EAM Sushma Swaraj announces the launch of 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendra
Govt launches Know India Programme aimed to help PIO youths familiarise with their roots and …
The Economic Times
June 18, 2017
Knowledge shouldn’t be limited to literacy, it must bring in social and economic changes: PM
Foundation of good knowledge will be followed by a super structure of a better society: PM
Reading & knowledge should develop habit of social responsibility, service to the nation & …
The Financial Express
June 18, 2017
PM Modi inaugurates #KochiMetro, takes a ride
PM Modi hails #KochiMetro as India's first integrated multi-mode transport system
#KochiMetro reflects #MakeInIndia vision and is a good example of governance: PM Modi
The Economic Times
June 17, 2017
Breaking the black money vault: Switzerland agrees share to details on dubious bank accounts …
Swiss Govt ratifies pact with India on exchange of financial information
Retrieval of black money; Switzerland to give financial account information to India from 2019
The Times Of India
June 17, 2017
Income tax mop-up begins on strong footing, up by 26.2% as on June 15
Mumbai zone registered the highest tax collection growth with an increase of a whopping 138%
Income tax collection till 15 June rises 26.2% to Rs 1,01,024 crore
Business Standard
June 17, 2017
PM Modi to inaugurate multi-model Kochi Metro rail
Kerala gets its first metro in Kochi today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi to flag off
The PM to take a Kochi metro ride from Palarivattom to Pathadippalam
Knowledge and News Network
June 17, 2017
Govt unveils procurement policy for local goods to push #MakeInIndia
New public procurement policy will promote growth of manufacturing: Govt
Modi Govt encourages #MakeInIndia & promote manufacturing and production of goods & services in …
The Economic Times
June 16, 2017
In St Petersburg, PM Modi presented the head priest with a unique edition of the Urga Kanjur
India is the land of Lord Buddha, who lived for peace, & spread the message of peace across the …
Buddha unites us all, says PM Modi while addressing Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka in Colombo
Hindustan Times
June 16, 2017
PM Narendra Modi to observe World Yoga Day in Lucknow
Union Government’s 74 ministers to take part in the Yoga Day functions in 74 cities on June 21
International Yoga Day 2017 mega event to be held in Lucknow, PM Modi, Shripad Naik to participate
The Economic Times
June 16, 2017
Metro Cash-and-Carry plans to double store count over the next three years to push its growth …
90% products that Metro Cash-and-Carry sells here in India are Made in India: Christoph Winterer
We have a lot of opportunities in our B2B-focus cash-and-carry here in India: Christoph Winterer
Live Mint
June 16, 2017
The mid-market will create about 7 million new jobs by 2021, says PeopleStrong survey
With midsize companies hiring more, India to see better employment generation in the coming years
Midsized companies will create approximately 1.4 million new jobs annually, claims Survey
Business Standard
June 16, 2017
India emerges as the highest ranked economy in Central & South Asia on the Global Innovation Index
India moves up six places to 60th among 130 nations on the Global Innovation Index 2017
Improvement in India's rank on the Global Innovation Index 2017 came after five years: Govt
The Economic Times
June 15, 2017
Record export growth of Indian spices in 2016-17
Exports of spices touch all-time high in 2016-17: Spices Board
Indian spices posts record exports of ₹17,664.61 Cr and 9,47,790 tonnes in volume terms in 2016-17
Live Mint
June 15, 2017
Wholesale inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%
Inflation bites the dust; India’s wholesale inflation drops from 3.8% to 2.1% in May
India's wholesale inflation witnesses a sharp fall to 2.17% as food prices crash
Live Mint
June 15, 2017
Bill to deal with crisis in banks, insurers gets Cabinet go-ahead
Union Cabinet gives green signal to bankruptcy framework for financial sector
Financial Resolution & Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, aims to protect stability & resilience of …
Business Standard
June 15, 2017
Cabinet slashes crop loan interest of farmers; offers crop loans at 4%
Interest Subvention Scheme to continue for a year and implemented by NABARD & RBI: Govt
Modi Govt extends interest subsidy of 5% on crop loans for 2017-18
Business Standard
June 14, 2017
MS Swaminathan lauds Govt’s efforts to promote skills of rural women through agriculture …
Swaminathan heaps praise on Modi Government’s initiatives for farmer’s welfare
Special efforts made to promote rural women agricultural skills by Modi Govt, tweets MS Swaminathan
The Financial Express
June 14, 2017
Govt says per capita investment of Rs 15,475 has been approved during 2014-17 for a five-year period
A total investment of Rs 4,13,475 cr has been approved for improving basic urban infrastructure:…
NDA Govt approves 6,737 projects, more than double the 3,138 projects cleared under JNNURM
The Economic Times
June 14, 2017
The PM’s visit to Israel to open up scope of wider engagement across agriculture, defence & IT …
1st Indo-Israeli exercise; PM Modi is likely to address Israeli CEOs to attract investments …
PM Modi set to become the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel