Hotels, restaurants on highways can now serve liquor: Punjab Govt. Chandigarh (Punjab) June 19 : Ahead of the state budget, the Punjab Council of Ministers (CoM), led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday gave its nod to remove hotels, restaurants and clubs from the restrictions on serving of liquor within 500 meters of highways.
Centre abolishes various cesses for smooth roll-out of GST New Delhi , June 7 : The Central Government in the last three General Budgets viz 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 has gradually abolished various cesses on goods and services in order to prepare the ground for smooth roll- out of Goods and Service Tax (GST) from 1st July, 2017.
Theresa May dismisses claims of police being 'underfunded' London [UK], June 5 : Dismissing claims that the police are underfunded, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said that overall police budgets have been protected since 2015 and that the number of armed officers in the country is also increasing.
Nepal unveils Rs 1,279 billion budget for 2017-18 Kathmandu [Nepal], May30 : Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara presented the budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 in the Parliament on Monday , which is 22 percent more than that of the current fiscal year.
Pak budget has clear Chinese footprint-Experts Islamabad/Lahore [Pakistan], May 29 : Financial and economic experts in Pakistan have said that budget proposals announced for fiscal 2017-18, have a clear and visible Chinese footprint.
Trump Admin to give 'loan' to Pak instead of military grant Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : The recently proposed Trump administration's budget would convert some of the United States' foreign military aide to some countries, including Pakistan, to loans, to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programmes abroad by more than 29 per cent.
Nepal Budget session adjourned till May 23 Kathmandu [Nepal], May 22 : With less than three weeks left for commencement of the second phase local polls in the Nepal plains, the new session of parliament began on Monday starting with discussions over the budget.
MP Govt. changes financial year to January-December Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , May 2 : Following Prime Minister's resolution to amend the fiscal year period to January till December, the Madhya Pradesh Government on Tuesday implemented the same, scheduling the state budget to be presented in the month of December.
OYO launches its first hotel in Kathmandu New Delhi , Apr 27 : Aiming to venture into the market in Nepal, budget-hotels network OYO announced the launch of its debut hotel in Kathmandu, following its successful venture into Malaysia in January 2016, where it has now grown to 200 hotels.
Mexico will 'eventually' pay for border wall: Trump New York [U.S.], Apr. 24 : With the Democrats and Republicans preparing for budget negotiations this week, President Donald Trump has expressed confidence that Mexico will 'eventually' pay for the border wall.
Samajwadi Party questions BJP's high-tech ambulance service in UP Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) Apr. 14 : Questioning Yogi Adityanath-led government's move to introduce ambulances equipped with life-saving technology, the Samajwadi Party on Friday said if the first Cabinet budget has not been passed yet then from where did the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) get ...
Budget Session of Parliament adjourned sine die New Delhi , April 12 : The Budget Session of Parliament adjourned sine die today. It was one of the more productive sessions for both Houses during the 16th Lok Sabha. In addition to passing the Union Budget, Parliament spent significant time on legislative and other debates.
Centre failed to bring clarity on state of economy: Chidambaram on ... New Delhi , Apr. 11 : As the second leg of the Budget Session comes to a conclusion tomorrow, former union finance minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday slammed the Centre for being unable to bring clarity in the state of economy adding the Congress was relieved that no additional harm was done to the ...