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, Sep 14, 2019
Highlights of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's press briefing over 'revival of economy'
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced a fresh set of measures to boost exports and the housing sector.
Nirmala Sitharaman said, "Scheme for Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Product (RoDTEP) will replace MEIS. Existing dispensation in textiles of MEIS and old RoSL (Rebate on State Levies) will continue up to December 31 this year."
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses media on the Indian economy's state. Watch video to know more.
Addressing media on the measures taken by the government to stimulate the economic growth rate, she said that these measure will remove any element of discretion and any feeling of harassment that taxpayers may have.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the signs of revival are very encouraging, as annual fixed investment rate is going up and inflation has been kept under 4 per cent, while addressing the media.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed a press conference in New Delhi on Saturday afternoon and said that while the inflation is under control, there are signs of revival of industrial production in the first quarter of 2019-20 and up to July-end.
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said the soon to be issued norms on foreign exchange export credits to exporters could be pegged below 4 per cent in order to boost exports.
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
The current fiscal`s disinvestment target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore has been increased from Rs 90,000 crore proposed in the Interim Budget 2019-20 in February.
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 10 shrugged off questions on the GDP growth declining to 5 per cent in Q1FY20.
On Monday, Industry body SIAM figures revealed that monthly passenger vehicle and car sales recorded their steepest fall ever in August, highlighting the continued slowdown in the sector amid assurances by the government for revival.
Fri, Sep 06, 2019
The Ministry and the CPSEs reviewed three areas: Capital expenditure by various CPSEs and ministries where the CPSEs were asked adhere to the expenditure plan and accelerate investment activities.
India`s retail inflation rate eased slightly in July, staying below the central bank`s 4% medium-term target for a 12th straight month, strengthening views that there will be a policy rate cut in October.
Thu, Sep 05, 2019
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman seeks measures to revive economy. Watch video to know more.
Tue, Sep 03, 2019
After giving a special package to bail out to the struggling auto and banking sector, the Narendra Modi Government is mulling to announce a special package for the Indian real estate sector.
Sun, Sep 01, 2019
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces the big bank mergers. To know more watch the video.
Sat, Aug 31, 2019
At 4 PM on Friday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a major bank merger exercise. Post-this, ten public sector banks will be amalgamated to four taking the total number of public sector banks to 12 from 27 banks in 2017.
Fri, Aug 30, 2019
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a mega-merger plan for public sector banks, with Union Bank of India, Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank getting merged into a single entity.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman today announced a big banking reform initiative of the PM Narendar Modi led NDA government in which 10 public sector banks (PSBs) would be merged into four entities.
Public Sector Banks Merger HIGHLIGHTS: In order to boost the economy further and power it quickly towards teh $5 trillion mark, Finance Minister Niramala Sitharaman today announced an amalgamation of 10 public sector banks into four big banks.
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