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Funds paucity in Army resulted in cut in TA/DA

The Defence Ministry is currently unable to pay the TA/DA to Army officers due to paucity of funds, says a note from the ministry’s accounting branch.   “Due to insufficient funds under Temporary Duty and Permanent Duty heads of Army officers, no TA/DA advances and claims can be processed till receipt of sufficient funds under Read More…

Politics

Ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare to look after Cow board with 750 Crores

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has earmarked a fund of Rs 750 crore for the Rashtriya Gokul Mission in his budget speech. Seeking to shore up support ahead of elections, the Modi government on Friday announced a new board to upgrade cow genetics and productivity.   “This government will never shy away from honouring our mother Read More…

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Food delivery Swiggy raises Rs 6987 crore in funding

Swiggy, in a statement said, it has executed definitive agreements for a USD 1 billion round of funding led by Naspers and saw new investors Tencent, Hillhouse Capital and Wellington Management Company coming on board.   The series H round also saw participation from other existing investors including DST Global, Meituan Dianping and Coatue Management, Read More…