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Rail Budget 2016: Time Tabled Freight Container /Parcel Train to be Started this Year

New Delhi, Feb 25: The Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu proposed three solution sets for reversing the trend of declining modal share of freight trains – expanding the freight basket of Indian Railways, rationalising the tariff structure and building terminal capacity. The freight basket of Indian Railways is dominated by 10 bulk commodities which enjoy a share of ...

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Rail Budget 2016: Gross Traffic Receipts have been Kept at Rs 1,84,820 Crore

New Delhi, Feb 25:The Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu while presenting the Railway Budget 2016-17 in Parliament today placed the Budget estimates for 2016-17. Railway Minister said that the intention in 2016-17 is to improve revenues and ensure appropriate investments which can continue the road-map of decongestion and enhance line-capacity enhancement as detailed in 2015-16. The focus is ...

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Rail Budget 2016:No Hike in Passenger Fare

New Delhi, Feb 25: There is no hike in passenger fare in this year’s Railway Budget. Presenting the Railway Budget 2016-17 in the Parliament today Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said the budget seeks to fulfil the long-felt desires of the common man such as reserved accommodation on trains available on demand, time tabled freight trains, high end technology ...

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Finance Minister holds Pre-Budget consultations with Finance Ministers of States/ UTs with legislature

New Delhi, Feb 6: The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that the world economy is passing through a difficult phase and is quite fragile. He said though this has also affected us especially our exports yet Indian economy is able to emerge as one of the fastest growing economy in the world. The Finance Minister referred to the ...

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AAP govt announces maiden budget, allocates lion’s share for education

New Delhi, June 26: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi government on Thursday presented its first budget with a huge amount of which dedicated to education. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia presented the Rs. 41,129 crore budget. Nearly one fourth of the budget has been allocated to education aiming that all colleges and villages would ...

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GST Bill, Financial business in the packed agenda for second week of second part of Budget session

New Delhi, Apr 26: After the eventful first week of the second part of the ongoing Budget session of Parliament, financial business will continue to be the main agenda of both the Houses during the second week beginning on Monday i.e April 27, 2015. The second week of only four working days has a packed agenda. There will be no ...

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Budget Session likely to extend?

New Delhi, Mar 18 : The central government is now considering extending the first part of the Budget Session by two days as it is likely to push key reforms in the coal and mining sector through Parliament, reports said on Wednesday. The Budget Session is scheduled to break for a month-long recess after Friday. The reports of two parliamentary ...

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ICAI & EIRC organizes seminar on Union Budget

Kolkata, Mar 5 : The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Eastern India Regional Council (EIRC) has organized a Seminar & Discussion on Union Budget 2015 at Kala Mandir Auditorium in Kolkata. The seminar on the Finance Bill was organized with a view to discuss and understand the proposals which have been dealt by the Union Finance Minister ...

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Assam budget session to begin today

Guwahati, Mar 2 : The budget session in Assam’s state assembly will start from Monday, officials said on Sunday. The Assam state assembly Secretary Gauranga Prasad Das said that the month long budget session of the financial year 2015-2016 will commence from Mar 2. “Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who also the state’s finance minister, will present the 2015-2016 FY ...

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Budget pro-corporate, anti-people:United opposition

New Delhi, Mar 01 : Describing the NDA government’s maiden budget as ‘pro corporate’ and ‘disappointing,’ the opposition parties on Saturday said it is only full of words and rhetorics. Besides the Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Trinamool Congress- all came out with statements opposing the budget presented ...

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