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'India may post lowest growth in post-reform period in FY21'
N R Bhanumurthy, a Professor at National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, said that with the current lockdown, the state of the Indian economy has aggravated further.
15th Finance Commission constitutes committee to review fiscal consolidation roadmap
The committee, to be headed by chairman of the FC, NK Si...
Government to rename NIFM as Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management
Set up in 1993 as a registered society under the Departm...
India's GDP seen growing at 4.7% YoY in December quarter, with virus impact to come
Economy will fare slightly better in the Dec quarter, before suffering a relapse due to the impact of coronavirus.
National logistics policy to be released soon: FM
The proposed policy will clarify the role of the Centre, states and also key regulators.
US to start enforcing regulation that could deny Green Cards to immigrants for availing public benefits
The move might affect a number of Indians who are on H-1B visas and are in long ques to get permanent legal residency. The decision follows the Supreme Court's ruling on Friday which lifted the final remaining injunction on the 'public charge' regulation.
Policy stability will spike renewable growth in India: IEEFA
Policy certainty will increase domestic and international investing into India, a new report out on Thursday by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said.
India appreciates Iran’s assistance in evacuating nationals
“There are over 6,000 Indian nationals in various provinces of Iran. These include about 1,100 pilgrims mainly from the Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir and the State of Maharashtra; nearly 300 students primarily from the UT of Jammu and Kashmir; about 1000 fishermen, including from Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat,” Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said.
Tamil Nadu reports first case of Coronavirus; patient quarantined in Chennai Government Hospital
A resident of Kancheepuram, he had returned to India from Oman and is currently in the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) in Chennai. His symptoms included a fever and cough. When he started developing difficulty breathing he consulted a doctor and was referred to a hospital in Chennai.
Fiscal deficit for FY21 pegged at 3.5%; FY20 target eased to 3.8%
The budget has also stated that the amount of extra budgetary resources (EBR) borrowings for the current fiscal would be Rs 1.72 lakh crore while the figure stands at Rs 1.86 lakh crore for FY21.
How to make India ready for future coronavirus-like crises
India must combine its infectious diseases data-mining prowess with advanced medical technologies.
New national education policy will be in public domain very soon: HRD ministry
Addressing the Swachh Campus Ranking, 2019, event for higher educational institutions at AICTE, Pokhriyal appealed to the students to pledge for saving a litre of water everyday and encourage their near and dears ones also to do so.
View: The finance minister’s Covid-19 relief package is helpful, but there are gaping holes in it
How are they supposed to feed themselves and their families for 21 days, possibly much longer, without any work opportunities? Rickshaw-pullers, construction workers, migrant labourers and many other groups are also at risk. Some are already on the brink of starvation.
States can lift PDS grains for three months on credit: Finance Minister
"To ensure adequate supply of foodgrains to the public and financially assist the state govts, Department of Expenditure, has agreed to the Food and Public Distribution Department's proposal that foodgrain for 3 months can be lifted by States/ UTs on credit from FCI," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a tweet.
Data Drought: India behind the curve in publishing covid figures
Currently, the Union health ministry releases statistics on the total number of confirmed cases every day, including fatalities and those who have recovered. Also available on its website are a state-wise breakdown of cases.
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