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Atal Pension Yojana reaches 53 lakh subscribers

Atal Pension Yojana reaches 53 lakh subscribers

New Delhi, (IANS) : The subscriber base of the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) that aims at old age income security for the working poor from mostly the unorganised sector has reached 53 lakh, the Finance Ministry said on Friday. Over ...

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Centre modifies rules to end cattle slaughter

Centre modifies rules to end cattle slaughter

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Union Environment Ministry on Friday modified the animal cruelty rules, making it mandatory to ensure the cattle are not bought or sold with a purpose of slaughtering. As the ministry notified the Prevention of Cruelty ...

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‘Beef ban can mitigate climate change’

‘Beef ban can mitigate climate change’

By K.S. Jayaraman, Bengaluru, (IANS) : Banning cow slaughter has become a major political and social issue in India but a study published by US researchers suggests this may indeed help mitigate global warming. A team of researchers from four ...

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21st century belongs to Asia, Africa: Jaitley

21st century belongs to Asia, Africa: Jaitley

Gandhinagar, (IANS) : The 21st century will not only belong to Asia but also to Africa, hence India and Africa should navigate the journey together to shape their common future, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday. Addressing the 52nd ...

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Congress flays government for ‘jobless growth’

Congress flays government for ‘jobless growth’

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Congress on Friday blamed the BJP-led central government for what it dubbed “jobless growth” in the country, and added that the ruling party has failed to “fulfil its election promise of creating two crore jobs ...

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14th GST council meet starts in Srinagar

14th GST council meet starts in Srinagar

Srinagar, (IANS) : The crucial 14th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting to finalise tax slabs on services and commodities in the country started here on Thursday. Chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, this is the first time ...

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