Tue, Nov 28, 2023
The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP28, will be the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will be held from November 30 until December 12, 2023, in Dubai.
Fri, Oct 20, 2023
In a scathing critique of global multilateral institutions, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that they've become less effective than a participation trophy. She called for a rethink of their role in the world, saying that they are no longer able to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The comments come as the world grapples with a number of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and the climate crisis.
Thu, Oct 19, 2023
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement at the Global Maritime India Summit, 'Government's focus on blue economy in the last 9 years', 'Middle-East economy improved through maritime'
Sat, Feb 01, 2020
To augment India's infrastructure and create jobs, the government has launched Rs 103 lakh crore infra projects and will release a logistic policy soon, besides accelerating highways construction, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. Presenting the Union Budget in Parliament, Sit
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposed a scheme for manufacturing cell phones, semi conductors and other electronic devices.
Budget 2020 with Anil Singhvi LIVE: With FIIs, DIIs, farmers, investors, industry to common man, everyone was looking at FM Nirmala Sitharaman today as she presented the Union Budget in Parliament.
She also said 1,150 trains will run under the public private partnership (PPP) mode, also four stations will be redeveloped with the help of the private sector. Besides, the minister promised more Tejas type trains to connect tourist destinations.
Union Budget 2020: Finance Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented the Aam Budget 2020 in Parliament. Here are important things to know from FM Nirmala Sitharaman's speech - (ANI photo)
In what comes as a big boost for smartphone industry, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed a new scheme for manufacturing cell phones, semi conductors and other electronic devices.
Government allocates Rs 69000 cr on health sector
Presenting the Budget 2020 in Lok Sabha on Saturday, she said: "There are one million people out of poverty and we should be proud of it. We have moved on from over 4 per cent growth in 1950s to 7.4 per cent to 2014-19 period. Motto of `Sabka saath, sabka vikas and sabka vishwas` has implemented new programmes for the poor and disadvantaged under Prime Minister Modi."
Budget 2020 news: As many as 100 new airports will be constructed over the next four years, announced Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday.
Income Tax Changes in Budget 2020: The common has got good news with change in income tax rates and more benefits from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Union budget. Here is all you need to know about chnage in slabs, section 80c and more.
She also said refrigerated parcel vans on select mail express and freight trains for carrying perishable cargo was also on the anvil. Perishable goods like fruits, vegetables, dairy products, fish, meat need to be carried in such temperature controlled vans in order to travel long distances.
Notably, Singapore continued to be the largest source of FDI in India during the first half of the financial year with USD 8 billion investments. Further the count was followed by Mauritius, the US, the Netherlands, and Japan.
Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave a gift to farmers by announcing a 16-point plan that aims to double their income by 2022. In her budget speech, Sitharaman said that comprehensive measures for 100 water-stressed districts have been been proposed while the agricultural credit target has been set at Rs 15 lakh crore.
Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget in the Parliament on Saturday afternoon said that her Budget 2020 (#BudgetOnZee) is woven around three themes.
Budget 2020 Highlights: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her speech today in Parliament announced a number of sops for all concerned - the common people, investors, markets, taxpayers to India Inc. Read them all here:
In her Budget speech on Saturday afternoon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman used few verses in Kashmiri to describe India as Shalimar Garden.
Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid homage to former finance minister late Arun Jaitley in her speech on Saturday morning.
Budget 2020 Highlights: On Budget day,from the common man, investors, taxpayers to India Inc, everybody was expecting major reforms and benefits to be announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Here is what she has announced in her Budget speech:
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's 'Bahi-Khata' has made a comeback ahead of Union Budget 2020. Hours before her presentation in the Parliament, the finance minister was seen with the bhai-khata outside the ministry of finance.
The tradition started by the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 1990s when he was serving the country as its finance minister, which has continued till date. And, I hope the finance minister Sitharaman will not disappoint us by not reciting poems or reading couplets while presenting the Union Budget 2020-21, today.
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