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Wide-ranging reforms make India attractive destination for investment: FM Nirmala Sitharaman – Mint

India’s continuous wide-ranging reforms make the country an attractive destination for foreign investments, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday while addressing executives of top US companies. Addressing a round-table organised by the US India Business Council (USBIC) — attended by representatives from prominent foreign firms like General Electric, Baxter Healthcare USA, Brambles, Marsh & McLennan, PepsiCo, amongst others, the…

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Belts’ Soft Serve bounces back from crash, opens for 41st season – Point/Plover Metro Wire

By Brandi Makuski Cole Racine had just taken the day’s batch of brownies from the oven at about 7 a.m. on Friday. He hears it’s often customers’ favorite part of the day—enjoying the scent of freshly-baked goodies while waiting in line. The 41st season of the popular soft-serve stand began as it always does on the first Friday in March—although…

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Wide-ranging reforms make India attractive destination for investment: FM Nirmala Sitharaman – Economic Times

India’s continuous wide-ranging reforms make the country an attractive destination for foreign investments, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday while addressing executives of top US companies. She also mentioned about stimulus packages announced recently; as well as strong, calibrated relief and reforms during COVID leading to sharp decline in new infections with ramping up of the vaccination programme. Addressing…

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Nirmala Sitharaman meets Infosys officials, reviews tech glitches on I-T e-filing portal – Hindustan Times

Union finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday told officials concerned to address all issues regarding the technical glitches that the new income tax e-filing portal faced “without further loss of time, improve their services, redress grievances on priority as it was impacting taxpayers adversely”. Sitharaman was speaking after holding a review meet with Infosys officials over the glitch. Minister of…

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Covid: Fife moves into Level 0 with ‘modifications’ from July 19 – Dunfermline Press

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Fife will be moving to Level 0 on July 19 with the rest of Scotland but there will be modifications to the original plans.  Mandatory wearing of face coverings will continue with the First Minister explaining that it will offer protection to those who are vulnerable and previously had to shield.  Speaking at a virtual meeting…

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Cabinet Approves Rs 6.29 Lakh Crore COVID-19 Relief Package Announced By Nirmala Sitharaman – NDTV

Nirmala Sitharaman had announced Rs 1.5 lakh crore of additional credit for small and medium businesses New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Rs 6.29 lakh crore relief package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to support the pandemic-hit economy. This was informed by Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar after the Cabinet meeting. As part of the…

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Covid: Fife moves into Level 0 with ‘modifications’ from July 19 – centralfifetimes.com

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that Fife will be moving to Level 0 on July 19 with the rest of Scotland but there will be modifications to the original plans.  Mandatory wearing of face coverings will continue with the First Minister explaining that it will offer protection to those who are vulnerable and previously had to shield.  Speaking at a virtual meeting…

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Launch of BHIM-UPI in Bhutan to further strengthen bilateral ties : Nirmala Sitharaman – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the launch of BHIM-UPI QR-based payments in Bhutan will further strengthen the cooperation between the two neighbouring nations. The service was formally launched by the Finance Minister at a virtual ceremony in the presence of minister of state for finance Bhagwat K Karad, financial services secretary Debasish Panda and joint secretary…

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German state to take stakes in marquee domestic companies – The Week UK

Germany’s government could take stakes in companies deemed at risk of foreign takeover, the country’s ecomony minister has said, in a dramatic shift in industrial strategy aimed at safeguarding prosperity. Peter Altmaier said the survival of marquee German companies such as Siemens, Deutsche Bank and Germany’s carmakers was of national importance. Hinting at the creation of a state investment fund,…

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