India’s Economic Reforms Seen As A “Positive Step” By US: Finance Minister

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said India’s strategic economic reforms have been welcomed by the Joe Biden administration and leaders from the corporate sector in the US. Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Sitharaman discusses post-pandemic economic recovery, other issues with World Bank chief

Washington, October 16 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman discussed the post-pandemic economic recovery, India’s major role in the global fight against COVID-19 and preparations for the upcoming Climate Change Conference among other issues during her meeting with World Bank President David Malpass. Sitharaman met Malpass at the World Bank headquarters in…

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No alternative but to ensure universal availability of vaccines: Sitharaman

Says that it is important to ensure that post-pandemic policy normalisation does not cause economic disruption Read More | Source: Business Line…

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Climate financing area of worry, says India’s finance minister Sitharaman

India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here said climate financing continues to be an area of worry as she flagged concerns over funding mecha Read More | Source: WION…

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Biden admn, US companies welcomed economic reforms by India: Sitharaman

Washington, October 16 India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here said the Biden Administration and leaders from the corporate sector in the US had welcomed recent economic reforms introduced by her government. “The reforms that we’ve undertaken, particularly the steps taken for the withdrawal of the retrospective tax, have been mentioned…

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India has faced Covid crisis with resilience and fortitude: Sitharaman

India has not only faced the COVID-19 crisis with great resilience and fortitude but has also played a major role and “walked the talk” on the glob Read More | Source: WION…

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Sitharaman, Yellen discuss fighting money laundering, combating terror funding

The two dignitaries had a wide-ranging discussion during the eighth India-USA Economic and Financial Partnership meeting Read More | Source: Business Line…

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Developed Nations Must Enact Laws For Zero-Emission Goal By 2030: India

Developed countries must take measures and legislate for net-zero emissions by the current decade itself, India demanded on Friday.India made the demand while cautioning the World Bank against the… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Nirmala Sitharaman, US Treasury Secretary Discuss Combating Terror Funding

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her American counterpart Janet Yellen on Thursday discussed among other issues fighting illicit finance, money laundering and combating terrorism… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Over 2 crore ITRs filed on new portal, CBDT urges taxpayers to file FY21 returns quickly

New Delhi, October 14 The income tax department on Thursday said more than two crore ITRs for the financial year 2020-21 have been filed so far and the performance of the new I-T portal has “substantially stabilised”. Asking taxpayers to file their income tax returns (ITRs) for fiscal 2020-21 (April…

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Lakhimpur Kheri violence `absolutely condemnable`: Nirmala Sitharaman at Harvard Kennedy School

Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri at Harvard Kennedy School.    Read More | Source: Zee News…

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Farmers’ Killing “Condemnable”, “Not Being Defensive”: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Lakhimpur Kheri violence, in which 4 farmers were killed, is “absolutely condemnable,” Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, emphasising that there are issues of such nature happening in… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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