Christened 'Pratham' loans, the bank has enabled over 51,000 first-time home-buyers from the economically weaker section and low-income groups in the last four years.
Addressing a conference, the minister said India has strengths in production and exports of almost all kinds of textiles and apparel.
The move is in line with President Trump's "America First" trade policy, to protect the American market badly hit from products from countries like China and South Korea.
The decision drew criticism from campaigners including Oxfam who said the EU's commitment to tackling tax avoidance after the "Panama Papers" leak last year has now been watered down.
Microsoft could lose billions of dollars if it chooses to restrict its Russian clients due to sanctions.
BJP is giving special attention to election states of Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Rajasthan.
The blast took place in the 'Naphtha Cracker' plant of the oil major at around 2:30 PM.
As per the CBEC circular, imported goods procured under in-bond transfer would be subjected to double taxation, first under IGST Act, 2017.
The investment limit for such securities has been receiving a good response from foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in the recent past.
Patanjali recently tied up with e-commerce players like Amazon.in and Flipkart.com for marketing its products.
ONGC acquired government's 51.11 percent stake in HPCL but unlike similar deals, it did not make an open offer to buy an additional 26 percent stake from minority shareholders of HPCL.
The January 2018 index, which is actually the first ever quarterly outlook on future trade, forecasts that India's overall trade will improve by 2 points to an index value of 84 points in the first quarter of calendar year 2018.
According to estimates, close to 1.61 lakh cubic metres of demolition waste is expected to be generated during the construction of these projects.
The Cabinet on January 3 had approved strategic Zojila pass tunnel project in Jammu and Kashmir to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh.
The World Economic Forum annual meet is being attended by over 70 heads of states and governments, in Davos.
The Election Commission of Pakistan documents that the Hindu voters have a dominating majority among all the minority communities with their number constituting half of the total non-Muslim voters in the country.
Challenges before the Finance Minister would be on how to sew up all the promises made by the government during its four years of existence.
Command and control centres already operational in four cities such as Surat, Rajkot, Nagpur and Vadodara.
The Bihar chief minister lauded Union Health Minister J P Nadda for adopting a "preventive" health policy which was reflected in measures like the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Effective from tomorrow, the fare has been hiked for buses across categories viz moffusil, city, ordinary, express, deluxe, bypass-non-stop, ultra deluxe, airconditioned and Volvo modes.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud asked Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, to seek instruction from the CBI on the plea of Vishwanathan.
Airtel in December signed an agreement to sell 20 percent stake in Bharti Telemedia to private equity firm Warburg Pincus for about USD 350 million.
Parrikar made the demand during the meeting of mines ministers held here today which was chaired by Union Minister of Mines Narendra Singh Tomar.
CIL has a target to produce 1 billion tonne coal by March 2020, up from around 600 MT projected in the current fiscal.
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways termed them as Highway Nest; these kiosks are under construction on both up-side and down-side at all 372 NHAI run toll plazas