Saturday 10th of December 2016 08:26:31 AM  Agra

Many incentives on payments made through digital modes

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced 11 key measures to incentivise on payments made through digital modes.He was addressing to media in New Delhi. Mr Jaitley said, petroleum companies will offer a discount of 0.75 percent on diesel and petrol to consumers who pay through digital means. Jaitley also said, 0.5 percent discount will be given to people who will buy monthly seasonal tickets in the Suburban railway networks through digital payment mode.

Rs 500 notes will be invalid for rail, metro and bus tickets from midnight

New Delhi-Old 500 rupee The notes of 500 rupee of old currency for purchasing tickets of railway, metro and state road transport buses can be used upto midnight tonight as against 15 Dec announced previously. Ministry of finance has issued a notification in this regard. The same would not be valid for making payments to catering services on board, during travel by train.

Former Air Force Chief Tyagi arrested by CBI in Westland helicopter deal case

New Delhi-Former Air Force Chief Mr S P Tyagi has been arrested by CBI in the 3600 crore Agusta Westland helicopter deal case.Tyagi's cousin Sanjiv Tyagi and a Delhi-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan are also arrested by CBI. It was the deal to purchase of 12 helicopters for VVIPs from Italian manufacturer, Finmeccanica in 2010 during UPA rule.Former Air..

GPS system will be available in Humsafar Express

New Delhi-Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inspected the rake of Humsafar Express at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. In his Budget Speech of 2016-17, he had announced the introduction of Humsafar Express, as a fully air-conditioned third AC service with an optional service for meals. Accordingly, the first Humsafar...

Indian Rupee gains 19 paise on third consecutive day

New Delhi-Indian rupee jumped 19 paise against the USD on sustained selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amid a higher opening in the domestic equity market amid foreign fund inflows.This was the 3rd successive day of rise for the domestic currency. Meanwhile...

India-UK Conference on business partnership

New Delhi-The two days India-UK Conference on ease of Doing Business has been jointly inaugurated in New Delhi.This will act as an opportunity to enhance the strategic bilateral partnership between the two countries to the next level.India-UK partnership on Ease of Doing Business is important because of the role that the business environment plays...

Black money will now be out of elections - Amit Shah

Demonetisation in India has changed the rules of the game for all parties as black money will now be out of elections said BJP President Amit Shah. He was speaking to a private TV channel.Mr Shah asserted that the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh will be contested on performance and not on politics of caste and nepotism.Earlier..

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