New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The national budget for 2008-09 did not address the problems faced by Indian exporters, who have been affected due to the rising rupee against the dollar, exporters said Friday.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:41:17 PM
Bhopal, Feb 29 (IANS) Welcoming the union budget for 2008-09, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) said it was a boon for all in general and the state in particular.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:40:31 PM
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The term of the Liberhan Commission of Inquiry, set up to probe the sequence of events leading to the 1992 razing of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya, has been extended again by two months till April 30 -- the 44th extension since it was formed more than 15 years ago.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:34:51 PM
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) The booming IT industry in India's silicon hub was disappointed over the absence of tax holiday extension in the national budget for fiscal 2008-09.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:27:36 PM
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Increasing educational budget by 20 percent is a 'forward looking measure' and the earmarked fund should be spent on setting up high schools, Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), Devi Singh, director of IIM-Lucknow, said Friday.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:26:41 PM
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday allocated Rs.1,111.81 crore (Rs.11.12 billion/$280 million) as total sports budget for 2008-09, an overall raise of Rs.254.34 crore over last year, with a special provision for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:25:37 PM
Lucknow, Feb 29 (IANS) The union budget for 2008-09 has evoked mixed reactions from the Uttar Pradesh industry. Many industry leaders expressed their disagreement with the budget over several vital issues, but the proposal to set up 'mega clusters' in Varanasi and Moradabad regions drew appreciation.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:08:37 PM
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) After presenting a $185 billion union budget for the next fiscal, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said his proposals will push India's growth further and spur investment.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:08:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 29(IANS) Lauding it as a flagship project, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has proposed to increase allocation for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) from Rs.54.82 billion in 2007-08 to Rs.68.66 billion for 2008-09.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:07:11 PM
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Nine people were killed and as many injured Friday when the jeep they were travelling in collided with a truck at Nashik in Maharashtra.
Friday, February 29, 2008 6:05:50 PM
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