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PM Modi defends amended Land Acquisition Bill, says land needs to be acquired for economic activity  Mar 3, 5:35 pm
New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi,replying in the Rajya Sabha to a Motion of Thanks to President Pranab Mukherjee's speech to ajoint session of Parliament, defended his government's amended Land Acquisition Bill (Ordinance) by saying that land had to be acquired to give a boost to national economic activity.
Jaitley reduces corporate tax by five percent  Feb 28, 1:13 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday reduced corporate tax by five percent for the next four years, and said that taxation is an instrument of social economic engineering.
'We are round the clock round the year government': Jaitley  Feb 28, 1:13 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Asserting that the Union Budget has historically become a significant opportunity to indicate the pace and direction of India's economic policy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the NDA-led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a 'round the clock, round the year government'.
Improvement in Female Literacy and Educational Challenges  Feb 27, 6:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): As per Census 2011, there has been a marked improvement in the female literacy rate. Although, the male literacy is still higher at 80.9 percent than female literacy at 64.6 percent, the increase has been 10.9 percent compared to 5.6 percent of the males.
Economic Survey: All states to gain from transfers recommended by 14th Finance Commission  Feb 27, 1:20 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday tabled the Economic Survey for fiscal 2014-2015, and stated that all states stood to gain in absolute terms, from the transfers recommended by the 14th Finance Commission.
Economic Survey: Eight percent growth rate can be expected in 2015-16  Feb 27, 12:47 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday tabled the Economic Survey for fiscal 2014-2015, making it clear that an overall growth rate of over eight percent can be expected for the following year 2015-16.
Jaitley to present Economic Survey 2014-15 in Parliament today  Feb 27, 9:16 am
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to present the Economic Survey 2014-2015 in the Parliament this afternoon.
Railway Budget lays out clear roadmap for economic growth: PM Modi  Feb 26, 3:54 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed the Railway Budget for fiscal 2015-16 as the clear roadmap to make the railways the key driver of India's economic growth.
India needs massive investment in clean energy to kick start economy: Subramanian  Feb 15, 7:13 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 15 (ANI): Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Sunday said that India needed massive investment in clean energy to kick start the economy.
PM Modi confident about economic viability of solar energy   Feb 15, 12:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was confident that solar energy will become economically viable in the coming days.
Obama says cyber security one of the biggest challenges to future U.S. economy  Feb 14, 3:22 pm
London, Feb 14 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has said that cyber-security is one of the biggest challenges facing the economic future of the country.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew meets Arun Jaitley  Feb 12, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi for the fifth India-U.S. Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue on Thursday.
Delhi poll results will not cast shadow on economic reforms: Jaitley  Feb 12, 4:09 pm
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the Delhi assembly election results would not have any bearing on the government's determination to go ahead with its economic reforms.
Canada, India to continue talks on economic, financial sector policy  Feb 12, 4:09 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Tim Sargent, Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, Canada, will be visiting India this week, to take part in the India-Canada Economic and Financial Sector Policy Dialogue. Sargent will lead the Canadian delegation to the dialogue, which will be held on February 13 in New Delhi.
U.S. will work with India, Pakistan for resumption of constructive dialogue: Richard Verma  Feb 11, 1:26 pm
Mumbai, Feb. 11 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, has said that his country will continue to work with both India and Pakistan to promote dialogue, combat terrorism and advance regional economic integration in South and Central Asia.
Emergence of Africa in the Indian Ocean region and new challenges  Feb 11, 9:01 am
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): For centuries, Africa was a playground for colonial powers, who exploited countries in the continent. In the 21st century, Africa has emerged politically and economically and showing signs of long-lasting economic growth.
Indian economy moving in right direction, says Jaitley  Feb 9, 8:53 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the overall economic situation in the country is looking better, adding that basic parameters of the Indian economy are moving in the right direction.
Pak diplomat Jalil Abbas Jilani urges US to pressurize India to embrace counterterrorism proposal  Feb 9, 12:49 pm
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Jalil Abbas Jilani, the top Pakistani diplomat in Washington, has urged the US to pressurize India into acknowledging Islamabad's economic and counterterrorism proposal in order to ensure peace in South Asia.
'Obama's statement reminds that economic development, religious freedom interrelated': Muslim cleric  Feb 6, 11:16 am
Lucknow, Feb. 6 (ANI): Muslim cleric Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali on Friday said U.S. President Barack Obama's statement about religious intolerance in India sent out a clear message that the economic development and religious freedom of a country are interrelated.
India can create better economic growth says Felipe Calderon  Feb 5, 7:57 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): India has an opportunity to improve the quality and quantity of economic growth, according to the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate.
IMF is supporting economic growth in Nepal  Feb 4, 1:43 pm
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is creating conducive economic policy making environment for economic growth in Nepal.
Socioeconomic inequalities in teenager health getting wider  Feb 4, 11:07 am
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the rising national wealth across high-income countries has contributed to some improvements in health and well-being among adolescents, but the gap in health between rich and poor has widened.
CMAs can aid in better policy making: Naidu  Feb 3, 10:36 am
Hyderabad, Feb. 3 (ANI): Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Cost and Management Accounting professionals (CMAs) can suggest suitable strategies by resource mapping to increase efficiency and productivity towards sustainable economic growth of the nation.
Global CEOs laud PM Modi's economic reform initiatives  Feb 2, 9:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): A group of CEOs called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday and appreciated his economic reform initiatives.
India, China, Russia to promote global economic growth  Feb 2, 8:15 pm
Beijing, Feb. 3 (ANI): India, China and Russia on Monday emphasized that cooperation between them is conducive to maintaining international and regional peace and stability and promoting global economic growth and prosperity.