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8 February, 2018 4:39 PM Centre taxing the poor: Chidambaram

History would describe it as a spendthrift government as all norms of fiscal prudence have been thrown out of the window and the money wasted, said former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Opening the debate on General Budget, the Congress leader attacked the NDA government, stating that it had failed on all key economic 64

8 February, 2018 3:27 PM 3 crore new free LPG connections will cost govt Rs 4,800 crore: Minister

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana launched in May 2016 with a target to give 5 crore LPG connections to poor women in three years. New Delhi: As many as 3 crore additional free cooking gas (LPG) connections will be given to poor households by March 2020 at an extra expense of Rs 4,800 crore, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. The Pradhan Mantri 69

8 February, 2018 5:55 AM Arunachal village Bomja among Asia’s richest, thanks to land acquisition payment by Modi government

A village in Arunachal Pradesh has now become one of the richest villages in Asia, thanks to payments released towards land acquisition in the area by the Union Ministry of Defence. The ministry has reportedly released payment worth Rs 40,80,38,400. The payment was made by the Defence Ministry to as many as 31 households in the Bomja village as payment 72

2 February, 2018 2:57 PM Mega healthcare scheme may be launched on August 15 or October 2

The mega healthcare scheme announced in the Budget will entail an investment of Rs 10,000-Rs 12,000 crore and is likely to be launched on either August 15 or October 2, said official sources. The premium for every houshold for the insurance scheme is expected to be around Rs 1,000-1,200 annually. The expenditure on the National Health Protection Scheme 64

25 January, 2018 6:38 PM ‘Safe drinking water to villages in 3 years’

Projects worth ₹16,000 crore to be completed in first phase The State government would take up projects worth ₹22,000 crore to provide safe drinking water to all rural households, State Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana said on Thursday. Reviewing the drought situation in Prakasam district along with Environment Minister Sidda Raghava Rao and district 51

23 January, 2018 4:58 PM IOB joins hands with NHB for implementation of rural housing subsidy scheme

The interest subsidy under the scheme is at 3 percent per annum for a loan amount of Rs 2 lakh with repayment period up to 20 years. Indian Overseas Bank on Tuesday announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Housing Bank for implementation of the Rural Housing Interest Subsidy Scheme (RHISS) of the central rural development ministry 58

23 January, 2018 2:23 PM Village panchayat selected for national award

Rural local body in Ramnad is among the six chosen across State The Ministry of Panchayati Raj has selected Pudumadam, a coastal village panchayat in the district, as one of the best panchayats in the State and for the prestigious ‘Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) – 2018’. The village panchayat in Mandapam block was one among 44

11 January, 2018 7:21 PM Tobacco use in Karnataka has declined by 5.4 percentage points: Survey

Mean age of tobacco initiation among teenagers has increased, says Global Adult Tobacco Survey – 2 The overall tobacco consumption among adults in Karnataka has declined by nearly 5.4 percentage points in the last seven years, says the findings of the second round of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2) 2016–17. The State’s fact sheet, released in the city on Thursday 56

6 January, 2018 2:41 PM Saudi boosts stipends to compensate for new tax

Announces a 10% increase in pay, benefits to public servants Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday it had boosted stipends and benefits for citizens to cushion the impact of economic reforms including the kingdom's first ever taxes after an oil price slump. Most working Saudi Arabians are employed by the State and, like nationals in other energy-flush Gulf monarchies 65

27 December, 2017 6:30 AM India Set To Surpass China As World's Biggest LPG Importer

Singapore: India is set to surpass China as the biggest importer of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) this month as a drive to replace wood and animal dung fires for cooking boosts consumption. Shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon shows LPG shipments to India will reach 2.4 million tonnes in December, pushing it ahead of top importer China, on 2.3 million 66