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Most insensitive budget in history: Left

New Delhi: The Union Budget 2011-12 presented by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherje in Parliament on Monday got a mixed response from the opposition parties including the Left, which termed it as the ‘most insensitive budget’ in the history. Shortly ...

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Tax proposals: How they will affect you

New Delhi: Higher tax exemption limit for individuals, significant benefits for senior citizens, retention of service tax at 10 percent and withdrawal of some duty exemptions were some of the major tax-related highlights of the Budget 2011-12 presented by Finance ...

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Budget 2011: Nifty above 5400

Mumbai: Indian equity benchmarks gained further in afternoon trade – the Nifty has touched the 5400 level, reacting positively to Union Budget 2011-12, wherein Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has announced measures to improve economic growth and targets lower fiscal deficit ...

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Budget 2011: I-T exemption limit hiked

New Delhi: In a relief provided to the salaried class in Union Budget 2011-12, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday hiked the individual taxpayers’ Income Tax exemption limit from the current Rs 1.60 lakh to Rs 1.80 lakh. This will ...

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Over 500 evacuees from Libya reach Delhi

New Delhi: Over 500 Indian nationals were brought to the capital from strife-torn Libya in two flights specially arranged by Air India, after an anti-government uprising put their lives at risk, officials said on Sunday. The first flight, a Boeing ...

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Pak military involved in Libya turmoil?

Islamabad: Pakistan has refuted media reports circulating in the Arab media that Pakistan’s military was involved in the current turmoil in Libya. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua emphatically stated that “these were mischievous and totally baseless.” “There are no ...

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