Month: February 2020

Most disappointing budget, says Puducherry CM

Puducherry, Feb 1: Senior Congress leader and Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday dubbed the union budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as the most disappointing and lacking in firm measures to deal with economic slowdown. In his reaction to the budget, the Chief Minister slammed […]


Budget cuts personal income tax, raises customs duty

New Delhi, Feb 1: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced cuts in personal income tax, extended tax benefits for affordable housing and gave relief to companies on payment of dividend in the Union Budget for 2020-21 as the government looked to boost consumption to bring the economy out […]

FM Announces Setting up of Investment Clearance Cell to Provide “End-To-End” Facilitation and Support to Youth

open view news desk The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, has said that entrepreneurship has always been the strength of India and our young men and women have been contributing to India’s growth with their entrepreneurial skills. She was presenting the Union Budget 2020-21, […]

Union Budget 2020-21 lays down roadmap for boosting economy

open view news desk Chief Statistician of India and Secretary, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation commended the bold initiatives spelt out by the Government in the Union Budget 2020-21 to address the areas which are crucial to India for achieving a 5 trillion-dollar economy.  TheGovernments’ initiatives and […]

Prime Minister says Union Budget 2020 focuses on economic empowerment of every citizen

open view news desk Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today termed the Union Budget 2020 as a one based on vision and action oriented. In his remarks after the Union Budget was tabled in the Lok Sabha, the Prime Minister said, “The new reforms announced in the Budget […]

INS Airavat Providing Humantarian Assistance and Disaster Relief at Antsiranana, Madagascar

open view news desk Whilst mission deployed in the Southern Indian Ocean, Indian Naval Ship Airavat was diverted on 26 January 2020 to render assistance to the citizens of Madagascar who have been affected by the devastation caused by Cyclone Diane. Airavat is undertaking this Humanitarian Assistance and […]

Trump acquittal now likely Wednesday; Senate nixes witnesses

WASHINGTON — The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday, all but ensuring Trump’s acquittal in just the third trial to threaten a president’s removal in U.S. history. But senators pushed off final voting on his fate to next […]

WHO says prepare for local outbreaks; China slams US control

BEIJING — China’s death toll from a new virus rose to 259 on Saturday and a World Health Organization official said other governments need to prepare for“domestic outbreak control” if the disease spreads in their countries. Beijing criticized Washington’s order barring entry to most foreigners who visited China […]

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