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10,000 NGOs have not filed annual returns for 6 years

10,000 NGOs have not filed annual returns for 6 years

More than 10,000 NGOs have not given their annual income and expenditure estimates for six financial years beginning 2010-11, the Rajya Sabha was informed. “As per available records, more than…

Rs 39 lakh crore needed for infra in urban areas until 2032: Minister

Rs 39 lakh crore needed for infra in urban areas until 2032: Minister

The investments required in urban areas for a 20-year period between 2012-13 and 2031-32 is estimated to be Rs 39 lakh crore, the government said. The Ministry of Housing and…

Railways target to triple its freight traffic by 2030: Goyal

Railways target to triple its freight traffic by 2030: Goyal

The Indian Railways has set a target to triple its freight traffic to 3 billion tonne by 2030, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said. He said the railways was looking to…

Trading in Bitcoin, Ethereum illegal: Jaitley

Trading in Bitcoin, Ethereum illegal: Jaitley

Bitcoins or such crypto-currencies are not legal tender and those indulging in such transactions are doing it at their own risk, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said as MPs expressed concern…

No single rate for all items under GST: Jaitley

No single rate for all items under GST: Jaitley

The government ruled out having a single rate for all commodities under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) saying items like food products have been placed at minimum taxation levels…

Core sectors’ growth hits over 1-yr high of 6.8% in November

Core sectors’ growth hits over 1-yr high of 6.8% in November

Eight core sectors expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year at 6.8 per cent in November 2017 on account of robust performance in segments like refinery, steel…

Indian economy slowed down in 2016-17: Govt

Indian economy slowed down in 2016-17: Govt

The Indian economy slowed down in 2016-17, with the gross domestic product declining drastically from 8 per cent in 2015-16 to 7.1 per cent the next year, government said. Finance…

GST collections decline to Rs 80,808 cr in November

GST collections decline to Rs 80,808 cr in November

GST collections slipped for second straight month to Rs 80,808 crore in November, down from over Rs 83,000 crore in the previous month. The total collection of GST till December…

70 complaints filed with Anti-Profiteering Authority: Govt

70 complaints filed with Anti-Profiteering Authority: Govt

As many as 70 complaints have been filed with the Anti-Profiteering Authority, which deals with cases under the GST regime, the finance ministry said. A National Anti-Profiteering Authority and a…

India likely to be $6.5-7 trillion economy by 2030: Debroy

India likely to be $6.5-7 trillion economy by 2030: Debroy

India is expected to be a USD 6.5-7 trillion economy by 2030, and at the current exchange rate it would touch USD 10 trillion by 2035-40, Chairman of the Economic…