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Shah congratulates PM Modi and Sitharaman for 'bold' economic measures

Shah congratulates PM Modi and Sitharaman for 'bold' economic measures

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) BJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for announcing 'bold measures' vis-a-vis corporate tax cut and other economic steps.

"The Modi government is committed to making India a big manufacturing hub and this decision along with previous announcements on relaxing FDI will go a long way in realising this objective. I congratulate PM Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for announcing these bold measures," Mr Shah tweeted.

He also said rationalisation of corporate tax had been a long pending demand, which is now a reality.

"This move will make our corporate globally competitive and our markets much more exciting for potential investors," he said.

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Scientific processing of solid waste now stands at 65 pc : Puri

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New Delhi, Jun 5 (UNI) Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said almost all of urban India is today Open Defecation Free (ODF) and scientific processing of solid waste, which stood at a mere 18 per cent at the start of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) in 2014, has more than tripled and now stands at 65 per cent.

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05 Jun 2020 | 8:12 PM

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Pokhriyal urges other institutes to emulate IISC, IITs example, improve their rankings

05 Jun 2020 | 7:50 PM

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