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Indian States Demand Payment For Ecosystem Services

A monk and child stare at an approaching storm at Sanga Choling monastery in Sikkim, India. Should states such as these be compensated for protecting the climate? [image by Andrea Kirkby]

Last weekend, 10 Himalayan states in India voiced a unique demand — payment for the clean water that flows down …

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GST Council Slashes Tax Rate On Electric Vehicles To 5 Percent From Existing 12 Percent

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The high-powered GST Council has reportedly decided to reduce the tax rate on electric vehicles (EVs) to 5 per cent …

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GST : States Collection Rises To Rs 5.18 Lakh Crore In Full Financial Year 2018-19

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GST collection of states and union territories (UTs) increased to Rs 5.18 lakh crore in the full financial year 2018-19, …

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P Chidambaram Terms Budget As ‘Insipid’, Gives No Meaningful Relief To Any Section Of Society

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram in his reaction to the first Union Budget presented by Nirmala …

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#Budget2019 : Nirmala Sitharaman Discards Briefcase Carries Budget Documents In Bahi- Katha

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In a departure from the past, India’s first full-time woman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman carried the Union Budget documents in …

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#EconomicSurvey2019 : Growth Rate Predicted To Be Around 7 Percent

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In the  Economic Survey for 2018-19, tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Rajya Sabha , the government has …

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Ahead Of Her First Budget, Nirmala Sitharaman Calls On Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh

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As she gears  up to present her first budget of  Modi 2.0 on July  5 , Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman …

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#Union Budget : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Gets Budget Related Inputs From Key Officials

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reviewed the state of the economy and discussed various budget-related suggestions and proposals at a meeting …

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Nirmala Sitharaman’s Big Task , Resurrecting The Economy From Slowdown

Nirmala Sitharaman broke the glass ceiling again as she became the first full-time woman Finance Minister, who will present Modi …

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Narendra Modi 2.0 Portfolios Announced : Amit Shah Home Minister, Rajnath Singh Defence , Nirmala Sitharaman Finance, S Jaishankar External Affairs

The cabinet portfolios of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘s 2. 0 is finally out after hours of speculation . The …

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