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Indian Industry Welcomes UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak’s Coronavirus Action Plan

Indian Industry Welcomes UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak has announced a 330-billion pounds worth of rescue measures The Indian industry in the UK has welcomed the “unprecedented” rescue package unveiled by Britain”s Indian-origin Finance Minister Rishi Sunak to help businesses in Britain combat the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Sunak on Tuesday announced a whopping 330-billion …

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South Korea has ‘passed the peak’ of the coronavirus outbreak, health minister hopes

South Korea has 'passed the peak' of the coronavirus outbreak, health minister hopes

“We are hoping that we have passed the peak, taking the numbers into consideration, and cautiously expecting we have passed the peak,” South Korean Health Minister Park Neunghoo said in an exclusive interview with CNN. More than 7,300 coronavirus infections have been confirmed throughout South Korea, killing more than 50. …

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Australian Grand Prix to go ahead despite coronavirus concern, minister says | Sport

The Australian Grand Prix will go ahead next month despite concerns that the spread of coronavirus may impact the start of the Formula One season, the Victorian government has said. Concerns about the viability of the season are growing with the spread of the outbreak in northern Italy, where Ferrari …

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Italy coronavirus prompts Prime Minister Conte to call for calm

Italy coronavirus prompts Prime Minister Conte to call for calm

A group of Venetians dressed up like old doctors at the time when in Venice there was the plague, celebrate the end of the Venice Carnival, despite the facts it has been stopped on Sunday due to Coronavirus situation around the region. NurPhoto Italy’s prime minister has called for calm …

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Ireland v Italy should be called off due to coronavirus, says health minister | Sport

Ireland v Italy should be called off due to coronavirus, says health minister | Sport

The Six Nations fixture between Ireland and Italy in Dublin on 7 March should not take place due to the risk posed by the coronavirus, the health minister of Ireland has said. China has reported 77,658 cases and 2,663 deaths following the outbreak of the virus that has spread to …

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Centre Closely Monitoring Agriculture Credit Given By Banks: Finance Minister

Centre Willing To Look Beyond Budget To Bolster Growth: Finance Minister

The farm credit target for the current fiscal has been set at Rs 13.5 lakh crore. New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday that the government is monitoring farm credit given by banks in rural areas, adding that she expects to meet the increased target of Rs 15 …

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Centre Willing To Look Beyond Budget To Bolster Growth: Finance Minister

Centre Willing To Look Beyond Budget To Bolster Growth: Finance Minister

The country’s GDP growth is projected to slow to an 11-year low of 5 per cent in this financial year. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that she is open to more tweaking inside and outside the Budget for economic growth based on the feedback given by economists and …

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Centre Informally Proposed GST Rate Rejig Once A Year: Finance Minister

Centre Informally Proposed GST Rate Rejig Once A Year: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also denied that the GST collections have been coming down. Kolkata: The Centre has informally proposed to the GST Council that rationalisation of rates be done once in a year and not every three months, as the present system was bringing in a certain level of …

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Finance Minister Praises RBI For Promoting Lending To Small Businesses

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday praised the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for easing cash reserve rules in its bid to promote lending to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector. “I am grateful and happy… the Reserve Bank of India is in lockstep with the government,” Nirmala …

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