Politicos on Union Budget 2014-15

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday reacted over Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's maiden Budget which he presented in the Lok Sabha. SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav slammed the budget saying that it is only for the rich not for the poor or unemployed. NCP, JD (U), CPI (M) and BSP too criticized the budget. Jul 10, 2014

BSE closes points 72.06 down on July 10

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 72.06 points down to stand at 25,372.75. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 17.25 points down to stand at 7,567.75.DLF and IDFC were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.22% and 8.99% along with Prestige Estates and Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. with an increase of 6.86% and 5.92% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Bharat Electronics Ltd. and TITAN with a decrease of 6.10% and 5.76% along with Gitanjali Gems and Hero Moto Corp with a decrease of 5.73% and 3.99% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 140.27 points at 15,312.72 while the banking sector is down 107.21 points at 17,001.76 and the realty sector is up 95.03 points at 2,009.72. The Indian currency is 0.39% down at Rs 59.99 per dollar. Jul 10, 2014

Halal tourism takes off in Japan

Largely homogenous Japan is struggling to provide enough halal food for a new wave of wealthy tourists from Muslim countries. Duration: 01:48 Jul 10, 2014

Overdose crisis hits US as heroin becomes drug of choice

Across the US, heroin use has more than doubled in the past decade, and so have overdose deaths. Some states have declared it a full-blown crisis and increased resources to fight the highly-addictive drug. Duration: 02:50 Jul 10, 2014

French police make their own Tour de France

At this year's Tour de France, the country's police force is not only protecting riders and fans, but also appealing to residents across nearly 7,000 kilometres of the route to burnish its image and promote careers within the force. Duration: 01:49 Jul 10, 2014

Sensex gains 400 points, Nifty stable at 7,700 as markets laud Modi_s budget

Mumbai, July 10 (ANI): Post budget presentation, the markets have shown some cheer and recovered from the fluctuations. Sensex has recovered by 400 points at 25,681 points after an anxious free fall which led to other sectors witnessing fall. Meanwhile, nifty has also recovered and is stable above 7,700 points. The Sensex had fell by over 200 points as the budget speech began but recovered the losses as Arun Jaitley reached the end of his speech that lasted for two hours. Jul 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley announces revised taxes and custom duties in general budget Part - 1

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Continuing to present the general budget 2014-2015, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced revised direct and indirect taxes along with custom duties for various items. While, tobacco, and alcohol taxes are increased citing health concerns, taxes on other essential goods are reduced to cater to basic necessities of common man. Following the budget, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the house till Friday 11:00 AM. Jul 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley announces revised taxes and custom duties in general budget Part - 2

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Continuing to present the general budget 2014-2015, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced revised direct and indirect taxes along with custom duties for various items. While, tobacco, and alcohol taxes are increased citing health concerns, taxes on other essential goods are reduced to cater to basic necessities of common man. Following the budget, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the house till Friday 11:00 AM. Jul 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley announces revised taxes and custom duties in general budget Part -3

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Continuing to present the general budget 2014-2015, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced revised direct and indirect taxes along with custom duties for various items. While, tobacco, and alcohol taxes are increased citing health concerns, taxes on other essential goods are reduced to cater to basic necessities of common man. Following the budget, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the house till Friday 11:00 AM. Jul 10, 2014

FICCI on Union budget presented by Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): FICCI on Thursday held a press conference in Delhi over Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2014. Speaking at the conference was FICCI President Sidharth Birla who hailed the budget. Jul 10, 2014

General Budget 2014-15: Jaitley says did not want to burden common man

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after presenting the General Budget for 2014-15 hoped that the budget will lead to economic expansion of the country. He added that they did not want to burden the common man and aimed to resolve a lot of issues. Jul 10, 2014

Jaitley proposes new AIIMS and urban development schemes in General Budget Part - 1

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday while presenting the General Budget in Parliament proposed to bring up new AIIMS in several areas. He added that new urban development schemes would also be set up and a particular amount has been kept aside for that. Jaitley also proposed to give a heavy amount for education in _madrasahs_. Further Jaitley also said that new agricultural universities would be set up. Jul 10, 2014

Jaitley proposes new AIIMS and urban development schemes in General Budget Part - 2

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday while presenting the General Budget in Parliament proposed to bring up new AIIMS in several areas. He added that new urban development schemes would also be set up and a particular amount has been kept aside for that. Jaitley also proposed to give a heavy amount for education in ‘madrasahs’. Further Jaitley also said that new agricultural universities would be set up. Jul 10, 2014