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Budget aims to meet hopes, aspirations of common people: PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan. 31 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the upcoming Union Budget will attempt to meet the hopes and aspirations of common people amid unstable global economic conditio... Read More


Centre, states net Rs.1.56 tn GST in Jan

New Delhi, Jan. 31 -- Central and state governments collected Rs.1.56 trillion in goods and services tax (GST) in January, marking the second-highest collection ever and an improvement of 24% from a y... Read More


Centre, states collect around Rs.1.56 trillion in GST in January, second highest ever

New Delhi, Jan. 31 -- Central and state governments have collected around Rs.1.56 trillion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue in January, showing an improvement of 24% over what was collected in ... Read More


Core sector output up 7.4% in Dec 2022

New Delhi, Jan. 31 -- India's eight core infrastructure sectors grew by 7.4% in December 2022, as against a growth of 3.8% recorded in the year-ago period, as per the provisional data released by the ... Read More


Economic Survey projects GDP growth at 6-6.8% for FY24, slowest in three years

New Delhi, Jan. 31 -- India on Tuesday forecast its economy will grow 6% to 6.8% in the next financial year starting 1 April, down from 7% growth projected for the current year, according to the Econo... Read More


Government focusing on 'green growth': President Murmu

New Delhi, Jan. 31 -- President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday said that India does not believe that progress and nature cannot go together and thus the government has been increasingly focussing on 'green... Read More


First meeting of G20 employment working group to be held from 2 to 4 Feb in Jodhpur

New Delhi, Jan. 30 -- The first Employment Working Group Meeting under the Sherpa track of the G20 will be held from February 2 to 4 in Jodhpur, where guest nations including Spain, the Netherlands an... Read More


Traditional millet diet beneficial in diabetes, obesity: Minister

New Delhi, Jan. 30 -- Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday that traditional millets diet is beneficial in diabetes, obesity and host of other disorders. Millets are rich in essential vitamins, min... Read More


Leprosy prevalence rate down from 0.69 per 10,000 population in 2014-15 to 0.45 in 2021-22: Centre

New Delhi, Jan. 30 -- Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Bharati Pravin Pawar on Monday said that the prevalence rate of Leprosy cases has come down from 0.69 per cent per ten thousand po... Read More


BPCL consolidated net profit falls 36% YoY to Rs1,747 crore in Q3

New Delhi, Jan. 30 -- Government-owned oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on Monday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.1747.01 crore for the December quarter of the fi... Read More