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For 25 yrs,they have been students at UP medical college
Mon, Oct 04, 2010

Some students of 1985-86 batch have failed to clear exam over the years; MCI silent on maximum number of attempts

‘Inflation easing,will fall to 6.5 per cent by year-end’
Tue, Sep 28, 2010

In an interview with <b>Surabhi</b>,the former Delhi School of Economics professor discusses his views on inflation and spells out his mantra for sustained growth.

Panel formed to finalise key functions of middle office
Mon, Sep 27, 2010

A committee from the finance ministry and central bank has now been set up to work out the modalities.

CAG examines EPFO books over source of surplus funds
Thu, Sep 23, 2010

CAG of India has sought details from the EPFO on the source of the surplus money.

Govt may scale down disinvestment target
Tue, Sep 21, 2010

Comforted by the windfall revenue from the auction of third generation spectrum and robust tax receipts,the government is mulling the option of scaling down the target from disinvestment proceeds for 2010-11.

In the last lap,a Commonwealth subsidy scramble
Fri, Sep 17, 2010

The Union Finance Ministry is not amused by the clamour for Commonwealth subsidies barely a fortnight before the inauguration of the Games.

We kept pursuing,says the man who got you 9.5% interest rate
Fri, Sep 17, 2010

For 77- year old AD Nagpal,who was instrumental in increasing the payout for 50 million workers by about Rs 1,700 crore this year,it's still not time to rest.

Additional security features in currency notes soon
Tue, Sep 14, 2010

The government plans to increase the security features in currency notes to tackle the menace of large-scale counterfeiting of Indian rupees.

PSU companies line up for New Pension Scheme
Sun, Jan 03, 2010

The government may have shied away from tabling the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Bill in the Winter session,but the New Pension Scheme (NPS) would see its membership base expanding significantly in 2010. Public sector general insurers,who lifted a long-standing hiring freeze in 2009,have agreed to bring their new workforce under the NPS,as […]

Centre considers dual GST regime
Wed, Sep 30, 2009

The goods & services tax (GST) regime,which is aimed at simplifying India’s myriad indirect tax system....

Finmin: no new FRBM legislation
Tue, Sep 15, 2009

The finance ministry has dropped its plans to amend or replace the Fiscal Responsibility & Budgetary Management Act of 2004,which laid down fiscal and revenue deficit targets until 2008-09. The ministry has breathing space until next year before making any fresh commitments,as the government has already set medium-term targets in this year’s Budget. This means it will not run the risk of breaching parliamentary propriety despite the dramatic overshooting of the targets under the Act.

Low-cost pension to cover 400 m workers
Mon, Aug 24, 2009

The New Pension Scheme has decided to break through to the vast majority of the workers in the unorganised sector,who are not financially capable of meeting the minimum investment needs to qualify for pension. The proposal would also allow approximately 400-million workers,a large percentage of which is barely literate to get free advice from a nodal group about which scheme would suit them the most. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority is planning a low-cost pension scheme that would cost the workers far less than the current annul contribution threshold of Rs 6,000.

Foreign contractors lose tax benefit in power projects
Sat, Aug 01, 2009

The UPA may have set an ambitious target of 15,000 MW of fresh power capacity in 2009-10 as part of its thrust on big-ticket spending on infrastructure projects to revive the flailing economy.

GST: Like BJP states,TN too turns naysayer
Fri, Jun 12, 2009

In a major setback to the rollout of a national goods and services tax regime from April 1,2010...

80C I-T cap could go up by Rs 50,000
Mon, Jun 08, 2009

The ministry is considering a proposal to hike the Rs 1-lakh limit for tax-deductible investments.

Centre to increase number of work days under NREGS
Thu, May 28, 2009

The Centre is set to significantly expand the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS),which the Congress thinks played....