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Jul 16, 2014

Skills development, PPP in power: Why Vasundhara’s model is now just like Modi’s

Her comments on the Gujarat model and its success may have been somewhat low-key compared to other BJP leaders, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje now appears to have whole-heartedly adopted the neighbouring state's successful ideas. #Narendra Modi #PPP in power distribution #Rajasthan #Vasundhara Raje

Jul 16, 2014

Documentary on Durga Vahini and Miss India nominated for Emmy Awards

Nisha Pahuja's documentary, The World Before Her, has been nominated for the prestigious Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story category. #BuzzPatrol #Durga Vahini #Emmy Awards #Miss India #The World Before Her

Jul 16, 2014

Rs 10000 cr fund: Startups enthusiastic but caution against UPA-like mistakes

Memories of two such funds announced by the erstwhile UPA government still fresh in their minds, they are just cautiously optimistic about the new initiative #Budget 2014 #Budget 2104 #Rs 10000 crore #Startup

Jul 14, 2014

Budget 2014: Here’s why govt decided to make you pay more for soft drinks, cigarettes

The duty increase on cigarettes is the steepest, from 11 percent to 72 percent.The total excise on soft drinks now stands at 17 percent from 12 percent earlier. #Arun Jaitley #Budget2014 #Cigarette #DTC #Gaar #GST #India #soft drinks #Tobacco

Jul 12, 2014

From fiscal deficit target to GAAR: FinMin officials clarify Budget proposals

Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das, Financial Service Secretary G S Sandhu, and Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram were at post-Budget interaction with Ficci #Budget 2014 #Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram #Financial Service Secretary G S Sandhu #Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: This graphic explains why the stock market is happy

With the government increasing the capital spending, investment cycle will also see a pick up #Arun Jaitley #Budget 2014 #Capital expenditure #P. Chidambaram #revenue expenditure

Jul 11, 2014

What the foreign media thought about Budget 2014

It was Modi, Modi-nomics, Hindus, FDI in defense and insurance sectors that caught the eye and peppered the headlines across international media when it came to budget 2014. #2014 #Defence #FDI #Jaitley #Modi-nomics #PM Modi #retail #Union Budget

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley doubles road sector funds, now for procedural reforms Mr Gadkari

By almost doubling the allocation for roads and highway development in this Budget and expanding the target for highway construction, the Finance Minister has shown positive intent.
#Arun Jaitley #Budget 2014 #developers #infra #Jaitley #NewsTracker #Road sector

Jul 10, 2014

Will Modi govt’s first budget deliver on promises? Here’s what international media thinks

Most of the news articles focus on Modi's poll promises and then ponder about how he would be able to deliver them in his government's first budget. #foreign media #Government #Jaitley #Modi #Modi Govt #Union Budget #UPA