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Indian Congress bribed MPs to win trust vote in 2008: Wikileaks

Indian Congress bribed MPs to win trust vote in 2008: Wikileaks

Under attack from the Opposition on allegations of bribery during the July 2008 trust vote, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday rejected the charge, which he said was based on… Read more »

Environment ministry set up coastal zone management

Environment ministry set up coastal zone management

The Ministry has established the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) under the World Bank assisted Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project. A consortium of eleven research institutions covering all… Read more »

Govt set marriage age for boys at 18 yrs

Govt set marriage age for boys at 18 yrs

The Law Commission of India in its 205th Report had made recommendation for a uniform age of marriage of 18 years for both boys and girls. However, the Government is… Read more »

Govt say NO to Uniform Civil Code

Govt say NO to Uniform Civil Code

Fearing the loss of votes from minority communities, The UPA II is in no mood to implement Uniform Civil Code in the country.  While infroming the Lok Sabha, Dr.M.Veerappa Moily,… Read more »

India to operationalise eight new Income Tax Overseas Units

India to operationalise eight new Income Tax Overseas Units

The Minister of State for Finance, S.S. Palanimanickam, in written reply to a question raised in Lok Sabha today, said that the Government has taken steps to operationalise 8 new… Read more »

Millets cultivation declined in 2011-12

Millets cultivation declined in 2011-12

The total area coverage under coarse cereals (millets) in the country has declined from 290.25 lakh hectares during 2004-05 to 270.68 lakh hectares during 2010-11 (2nd Advance Estimates). The decline… Read more »

Share of agri exports globally to touch 1.5 pc

Share of agri exports globally to touch 1.5 pc

Share of India’ agricultural exports in global agricultural exports which was 0.85% in 1990 has increased to 1.43% in 2009. Giving this information Arun Yadav, Minister of State for Agriculture… Read more »

Govt allows 100 pc FDI in cold storage

Govt allows 100 pc FDI in cold storage

Indian government has allowed 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under automatic route in storage and warehousing including warehousing of agriculture products with refrigeration (cold storage). Also, the existing… Read more »

Banks to lend Rs 4.45 lakh crore this fiscal: Govt

Banks to lend Rs 4.45 lakh crore this fiscal: Govt

Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee has proposed to raise the target of credit flow to the farmers from Rs. 3,75,000 crore this year to Rs.4,75,000 crore in 2011-12. Banks have been… Read more »

Vegetables clusters to get Rs 300 cr from govt

Vegetables clusters to get Rs 300 cr from govt

Finance Minister,Pranab Mukherjee has announced a new initiative on vegetable clusters for farmers. While presenting the Union Budget for 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha today, Mukherjee stated that the growing… Read more »

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