Udupi: Giants Group of Udupi and Udupi Senior Citizens Association on Wednesday organised Free BMD(Bone Mineral Density) camp here at the Udupi Senior Citizens Association Hall, Ajjarkad near war memorial.

The camp was inaugurated by Giants Central Committee member Dinakar Amin and Senior Citizen Association Vice President Vishwanath Hegde by lighting lamp at the venue. Dinakar Amin and Vishwanath Hegde also spoke about the importance and vision of organising such camps.

Giants Unit Director Ramesh Poojari, Giants Udupi President Laxmikant Beskoor, Vice President Iqbal Manna, former President Usha Ramesh, Rajesh Shetty, Devdas Kamath, Rekha Pai, Udupi Senior Citizen Associations Vice President Sadanand Hegde and other members of both the organisations were present during the event.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday termed as "historic" the cut in corporate tax rates and asserted that economic announcements made in the last few weeks show that his government is leaving no stone unturned to make India a better place to do business.

The announcements in the last few weeks clearly demonstrate that the government is leaving no stone unturned to make India a better place to do business, improve opportunities for all sections of society and increase prosperity to make India a USD 5 trillion economy, he said on Twitter

"The step to cut corporate tax is historic. It will give a great stimulus to #MakeInIndia, attract private investment from across the globe, improve competitiveness of our private sector, create more jobs and result in a win-win for 130 crore Indians," he said.

Battling a six-year low economic growth and a 45-year high unemployment rate, the government on Friday slashed corporate tax rates for companies by almost 10 per cent to 25.17 per cent to bring them at par with Asian rivals such as China and South Korea, as it looked to boost demand and investments.