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Economic Affairs

Finance Ministry issues modified circular on salary contribution to PM-CARES Fund

A circular issued on 17 April had urged officers and staff of inance ministry to contribute one-day's salary every month till March 2021

01 May 2020 10:16 AM

Bonds rally on government's plan to tap global market

The domestic currency closed lower by 23 paise at 68.65 on Monday compared to previous trading day's closing of 68.42.

09 Jul 2019 3:14 AM

Bulk export of mustard oil sought to help price

Analysts said that the persistent weakness in prices can be attributed to participants cutting down positions.

24 Jun 2019 8:59 AM

Suresh Prabhu to head panel on rupee

The trade deficit was at a five-year high of $18.02 billion in July. It came down to $17.4 billion in August.

04 Oct 2018 12:56 AM

Proposal for electrification of railway routes cleared

Following the electrification, there would be an estimated reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

13 Sep 2018 2:54 AM


Govt raises ethanol price for blending in petrol by 25 per cent

Diverting sugarcane juice for directly making ethanol, which can be doped in petrol, is common across the major sugar producing nations.

12 Sep 2018 5:49 PM

Note ban served its purpose, says Subhash Chandra Garg

When asked to elaborate on the objectives achieved, he said, “I don’t want to give a lecture on that”.

30 Aug 2018 1:48 AM

Rupee sinks to lowest ever level, 68-70 is new normal

The rupee has fallen by 10 per cent this year so far — making it the worst-performing currency in Asia.

30 Aug 2018 1:36 AM

BJP hails Centre’s discount on pulses

The saffron party said the decision would directly benefit the poor and would strengthen the public distribution system in states.

11 Aug 2018 12:57 AM

Cabinet extends PM Gram Sadak Yojana beyond 12th five-year plan

The effort is towards boosting the rural road connectivity, Sitanshu Kar, Director General, PIB said in his tweet.

09 Aug 2018 5:07 PM


Govt clears new norms for time-bound closure of sick PSUs

The new norms will replace the guidelines issued by the Department of Public Enterprises in September, 2016.

06 Jun 2018 5:35 PM

Nostalgia on display at coin and stamp fair

Hundred stalls at Shukla Day Coin and Stamp show at World Trade Centre showcase coins dating as far back as 335 CE.

21 Apr 2018 12:16 AM

ATMs go dry but pause on printing of Rs 2,000 notes

The government suspects Rs 2,000 notes were being hoarded and it plans to increase five-fold the printing of Rs 500 notes.

18 Apr 2018 12:13 PM