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No harassment by Income Tax for deposits up to Rs.1.5 – 2 lacs

Replies given by Revenue Secretary Dr. Hasmukh Adhia on the questions relating to action by Income Tax Department in respect of old currency deposited in banks  Q.1  A lot of small businessmen, housewives, artisans, workers may have some cash lying as their savings at home, will the income tax department …

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World’s Largest nation-Building Digital Initiative Smart India Hackathon launched

New Delhi: Union    HRD Minister  Shri Prakash Javadekar  today inaugurated the world’s largest digital national building initiative “Smart India Hackathon 2017” by handing over a torch to technology students.Through Smart India Hackathon 2017, HRD ministry is keen on reaching out to all technology institutions in India and challenge students to offer …

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Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana launched

New Delhi: Marking the 2nd Foundation Day of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Minister of State(I/C) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship  Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, , today launched the Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana, MSDE’s flagship scheme on entrepreneurship education and training. The scheme spans over five years (2016-17 to 2020-21) …

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Trump will bring another 4 years of robust U.S.-India friendship

New Delhi: PM of India congratulates Donald Trump on Victory in US Elections: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today congratulated Mr Donald Trump on being elected as the President of the United States. “Congratulations Donald Trump on being elected as the 45th US President. We appreciate the friendship you have …

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Historic announcements on ending corruption and black money by PM of India

500 and 1000 rupee notes will no longer be legal tender New Delhi: In a historical move that will add record strength in the fight against corruption, black money, money laundering, terrorism and financing of terrorists as well as counterfeit notes, the Government of India has decided that the five hundred and …

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India-UK Joint Economic Trade Committee Meeting

New Delhi: The annual ministerial meeting of India UK Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) was held on 7th November, 2016 in New Delhi. Both sides reviewed the progress held in the two existing Joint Working Groups i.e.”Smart Cities” and “Technological Collaboration, Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering”. under the aegis of JETCO. …

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India-UK Tech Summit focuses on higher education

Text of the PM of India’s address at India-UK Tech Summit, New Delhi (November 07, 2016) Right Hon’ble Theresa May, Prime Minister of United Kingdom, My colleague Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Naushad Forbes, President of CII, Distinguished members from the Academia, Eminent …

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President of India presents Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards

New Delhi: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards to the winning children of IGNITE competition organized by the National Innovation Foundation today (November 7, 2016) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that he was told that for the …

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Future growth of IT companies will depend on innovation

New Delhi: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that our IT firms will have to be more innovative as the future growth willbe in being able to create futuristic business scenarios and engineering digital disruptionrather than coping with its aftermath. He was addressing the gathering …

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