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Economy consolidates

Economy consolidates The Indian Economy continues to consolidate the gains achieved in restoring macro-economic stability in the financial year 2016-17, said the #Finance Ministry. Despite the continuing global sluggishness and recent pick-up in petroleum prices, the economic growth has continued to be robust and inflation


Third DTAA Protocol amended

Third DTAA Protocol amended #India and #Singapore have signed a Third Protocol for Amending the #Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA). The DTAA has been amended for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, by signing a

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Six-laning of NH-5

Six-laning of NH-5 Six laning of Anandauram-Pendurthi-Anakapalli section of NH-5 (new NH-16) from km.681.000 (Existing km.681.000) to km.731.780 (Existing km.742.400) along with four lane connectivity to Visakhapatnam Port Road from km.0.000 to km.12.700 (Design Length=63.48 km) in Andhra Pradesh on Hybrid Annuity Mode NHAI/AP/NH-5/AA/2016-17 /

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Lucknow Metro

Lucknow Metro Ministry of Urban Development has released Rs.250 crore for the Lucknow Metro Rail project, a joint venture project of central and Uttar Pradesh Government.

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NALCO’s projects

NALCO’s projects The #National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has accepted mining lease agreement and investment approval for 5th Stream Refinery & Pottangi Mines from #Odisha government.

DTAA talks

DTAA talks Singapore’s #Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will hold talks with #Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on December 30 to modify the bilateral #Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) to take bilateral economic ties to the next level, Press Trust of India reported.

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Steel review 2016

Steel review 2016 India’s per capita consumption of finished steel has increased to 63 kg in 2015-16 from 58 kg in 2011-12. Crude steel capacity was 121.97 million tonnes but production was 89.79 mt in 2015-16.

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Roads in LWE areas

Roads in LWE areas The government has approved a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, “Road Connectivity Project for Left Wing Extremism (LWE) Affected Areas”, to improve the rural road connectivity in the worst affected districts from security angle.

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DST’s review of 2016

DST’s review of 2016 Major developments, achievements and main highlights of the activities of Department of Science and Technology(DST), Ministry of Science & Technology during the Year 2016 are as following:

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NHIDC road projects

NHIDC road projects The #Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has awarded 5,688 km of highway building contracts and constructed 4,021 km as of November 2016, led by NHIDC.