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Advancing Budget to Feb 1 will ensure quality in Govt expenditure

*Prakash Chawla  

The Central Government earmarked close to Rs 20 lakh crore on the expenditure head of the Budget for 2016-17. It would be safe to assume that for the financial year 2017-18, the total expenditure to be allocated by Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley would be between Rs 22 lakh crore and Rs 23 lakh crore. 841 more words

10,000 per day can be withdrawn from an ATM

Withdrawal limit increased to 10,000 per day from an ATM, but the weekly limit remains the same 24,000 per bank account effective from tomorrow and for current accounts, the amount that can be withdrawn each week has been doubled to a lakh. 86 more words

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PwC India Indirect Tax News Flash - Seventh and Eighth meetings of the GST Council

Significant progress has been made on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) front in the last two meetings of the GST Council (held on 22 and 23 December 2016, and 03 and 04 January 2017). 588 more words

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Sugar Production NOT the Economy of the Future says Winston Jordan

GUYANA, SOUTH AMERICA (Naked Departure) — A COUNTRY that has bountiful land and natural resources is saying that the continued reliance on primary production and the overall performance of its traditional sectors, it is not likely to build a resilient economy by the next General and Regional Elections in 2020. 335 more words


Finance Minister inspects Customs Directorate in Aleppo

Finance Minister Ma’moun Hamdan stressed the need to enforce laws and regulations and to be strict in dealing with cases of negligence and corruption in all their forms. 90 more words


Nova Scotia reaches own health care funding deal with Ottawa

The Nova Scotia government has reached its own deal with the federal government for health care funding, a day after New Brunswick reached its own separate deal. 282 more words


Trusted Modi that I had time till Dec 30: citizen's explanation on late deposit of notes goes viral

Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation, the government and the Reserve Bank of India is coming out with  new notifications every second day. The latest one said individuals can deposit over Rs 5,000 in old currency bills only once until December 30 and that too after explaining why it had not been done so far. 247 more words

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