Rupee falls to lowest level in a year against US dollar

Rupee falls to lowest level in a year against US dollar

NEW DELHI, May 7, 2018: The Indian rupee has weakened beyond the 67-to-the-dollar mark on Monday on risk aversion as oil rose above $75 a barrel and amid geo-political tensions related to United States and Iran. The rupee fell to as low as 67.0850 to the dollar early in the day, its lowest since February […]

Assam: State passes bills to hike MLAs’ salaries by 50%, CM to get Rs 1.6 lakh per month

Assam: State passes bills to hike MLAs’ salaries by 50%, CM to get Rs 1.6 lakh per month

GUWAHATI, April 8, 2018 (PTI): State assembly unanimously passed three bills on Friday to increase salaries of all lawmakers by up to 50% without a single amendment. Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami said usually the Amenities and Facilities Committee recommends revision of salaries of the MLAs, but this is the first time the pays were revised […]

Nagaland: CM tables state Budget 2018-19

Nagaland: CM tables state Budget 2018-19

KOHIMA, March 23, 2018: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who also holds the finance portfolio today presented the state budget 2018-19, estimating the total receipts at Rs. 18,232.51 crore and total expenditure at Rs. 18,305.40 crore. “The transaction for the financial year 2018-19 is estimated to result in a negative balance of Rs. 22.94 crore,” said […]

Centre approves Rs 3000-crore special scheme for Northeastern states

Centre approves Rs 3000-crore special scheme for Northeastern states

NORTHEAST | March 23, 2018 Even as Andhra Pradesh continues to press for special category status, the Centre has cleared a Rs 3000-crore special scheme to incentivize the MSME sector and generate employment opportunities in the northeastern states. The Centre took the decision to sanction the special package on Wednesday. “MSMEs comprise the biggest chunk of industrialization […]