No plans to demonetise Rs 2,000 notes says Government


There are no plans to demonetise the new Rs 2,000 currency notes, the government said today, scotching “rumours” to this effect. “We are seizing fake currency. As far as rumours in the market are concerned, we should not go by such rumours,” Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in the Rajya Sabha. He was responding to More...

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By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Ujjwala scheme has covered more than 2 crore households in first year

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), the welfare scheme brought by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government akin to the previous regime’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, promising More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Supreme Court banned on liquor shops near national highways

Most brokerages maintain their rating for United Spirits but expect sales to get impacted in the next few quarters after the Supreme Court banned liquor outlets within 500 meters of state and national highways effective More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Education, healthcare to be out of GST

Education, healthcare and pilgrimages will continue to be out of service tax net even under the GST regime as the Centre is against giving any shock in the first year of the rollout by bringing in new services. Besides More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Saturday, April 1st, 2017

SBI took a loan rs 1400 cr from European Investment Bank for solar project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has okayed Rs1,400 crore (€200 million) loan to State Bank of India to fund solar power projects. The long-term loan will support total investment of €650 million in five different More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Jio Prime Membership deadline extended to April 15

Jio to offer 3 months of complimentary services to Prime Members who recharge with Rs 303 or higher plan before April 15 Reliance Jio on Friday extended Jio Prime service till April 15 enthused by the response the More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Narendra Modi’s goal to spread solar power to more developing nations

The International Energy Agency will help support Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal to spread solar power to more developing nations, especially those clustered around the Equator. Fatih Birol, executive More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Indian passport holders with US visa or Green Card eligible to obtain a UAE visa

Indian passport holders with a valid American visa or a Green Card will now be eligible to obtain a UAE visa on arrival, as per the decree approved by the UAE Cabinet, it was announced on Wednesday. The visa will More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

India exporting electricity more than importing for the first time in history

India has, for the first time in history, become a net exporter of electricity — a development that puts a stamp of approval on the policy the Ministry of Power is implementing in the country. The figures are More...

By Kuldeep Chhetri On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Indian Oil Corp agree to supply fuel to Nepal for next five years

Indian Oil Corp has agreed to supply refined products to Nepal for the next five years to meet all the fuel needs of the landlocked Himalayan nation, officials said on Monday. Indian Oil Corp, the nation’s More...