Cabinet approves amendments to Finance Bill, 2021 \
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Cabinet approves amendments to Finance Bill, 2021

21-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 21 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for the government amendments to the Finance Bill, 2021 (enacted on March 28, 2021 as the Finance Act, 2021).
21-Apr-2021 National
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Covishield, Covaxin manufacturers get financial assistance from govt to ramp up vaccine production \
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Covishield, Covaxin manufacturers get financial assistance from govt to ramp up vaccine production

20-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 20 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved a total of Rs 4,567.50 crore as advance payment to Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech to ramp up vaccine production against coronavirus, sources told ANI.
20-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
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Nirmala Sitharaman discusses industry related matters with business leaders \
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Nirmala Sitharaman discusses industry related matters with business leaders

19-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday spoke to various business and Chamber leaders and took their inputs on industry and association-related matters.
19-Apr-2021 Coronavirus
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LIC Employees Get 16% Hike in Salary, 5 Working Days in A Week \
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LIC Employees Get 16% Hike in Salary, 5 Working Days in A Week

16-Apr-2021
The Centre has reportedly approved a 16 percent wage hike for Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) employees, Over one lakh LIC employees will be benefitted from the move. The Department of Financial Services (DFS) of the Finance Ministry also reported approved five-day working for the LIC staff.
16-Apr-2021 National
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Formal negotiations on India-EU trade deal to resume next month: Sitharaman \
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Formal negotiations on India-EU trade deal to resume next month: Sitharaman

13-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): The formal negotiations on both trade and investment agreements will resume at the Leaders' Meeting of India and EU on May 8 in Portugal, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Tuesday.
13-Apr-2021 National
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India, US to pursue actions to collaborate on climate crisis, 2030 agenda for green technologies \
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India, US to pursue actions to collaborate on climate crisis, 2030 agenda for green technologies

09-Apr-2021
Washington [US], April 9 (ANI): US Special Presidential Envoy for climate John Kerry and Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed US-India cooperation on addressing the climate crisis and pursue actions to collaborate on a 2030 agenda for clean and green technologies in the service of the planet.
09-Apr-2021 World
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IMF’s suggestion to hasten transition to low-carbon economy should be viewed with low-income economies in mind: Sitharaman \
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IMF’s suggestion to hasten transition to low-carbon economy should be viewed with low-income economies in mind: Sitharaman

08-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Global Policy Agenda's suggestion to hasten the transition to a low-carbon economy needs to be viewed in the context of its implications for the emerging market and low-income economies, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.
08-Apr-2021 National
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India’s approach focused on strengthening intra-BRICS cooperation based on Continuity, Consolidation: Finance Ministry \
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India’s approach focused on strengthening intra-BRICS cooperation based on Continuity, Consolidation: Finance Ministry

06-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): The Ministry of Finance said that India's approach is focused on strengthening intra-BRICS cooperation based on Continuity, Consolidation, and Consensus as India on Tuesday hosted the first meeting of BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors virtually, which was jointly Chaired by Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das.
06-Apr-2021 National
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Sitharaman discusses need to enhance financial flows to developing countries in meeting with Kerry \
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Sitharaman discusses need to enhance financial flows to developing countries in meeting with Kerry

06-Apr-2021
New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday underscored the need to enhance financial flows to developing countries beyond USD100 billion to strengthen climate action in her meeting with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on Tuesday.
06-Apr-2021 National
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India’s new found openness about Crypto Ecosystem, a good signal for its future digital economy \
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India’s new found openness about Crypto Ecosystem, a good signal for its future digital economy

06-Apr-2021
New Delhi, [India], April 6 (ANI/NewsVoir): Recent lifting of ban on cryptocurrency trading by the Supreme Court, followed by statements from India's Finance Minister about this new digital age marvel with open-mindedness augurs extremely well for India's next level of digital leap and digital leadership.
06-Apr-2021 Business
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