Friday 24 May 2024

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Economy | Finance

PM Modi withdraws Rs 500, Rs 1000 currency notes from midnight

Taking the nation by surprise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night announced demonetisation of Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500 notes with effect from midnight, making these notes invalid in a major assault on black ... READ

Petrol up by Rs 1.34, Diesel by Rs 2.37

Petrol price was on Saturday hiked by Rs. 1.34 per litre while diesel rate was increased by Rs. 2.37 per litre. Revised rates will take effect from midnight. READ

Goa would implement 7th Pay, provision made: CM

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today confirmed that Goa would implement 7th Pay Commission recommendation to the employees of Goa government and aided institutes. READ

Goa’s growth rate declining; agro and fishing in crisis

Goa’s growth rate has started declining once again, sounding a warning bell to the financial managers in the government. READ

Is it possible to implement 7th Pay Commission in Goa?

Is the Goa government in a position to implement the 7th Pay Commission for its employees, when elections are close but the economy is in shambles? READ

Union cabinet approves 7th Pay report, 23.55% rise

The Cabinet has cleared all recommendations made by the Seventh Pay Commission report that will result in about 23.55 percent overall increase in salaries, allowances and pension for more than 1 crore government staff and ... READ

Parsekar reduces VAT on petrol to 15%, to keep it @ Rs 60

Following a major hike in petrol prices last night by the centre, Goa’s Bharatiya Janata Party government has reduced the petrol prices for the second time within a fortnight, to keep it at Rs 60 ... READ

Petrol up in India, Goa reduces VAT to bring it below Rs 60

In view of petrol hike last night, Goa has reduced VAT on petrol by two per cent to maintain the price below Rs 60. READ

Petrol little cheap, Diesel becomes much cheaper

fter effecting two successive increases in prices of transport fuels, India's state run oil retailers have cut the retail selling price of petrol by 74 paise per litre, and diesel by Rs 1.30 per litre. READ

Banks may cut interest rates in next few days

Asserting that India is moving towards a low interest rate regime, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das today said banks are expected to cut interest rates over the next few days in light of the recent ... READ