Carriers owe government nearly Rs 1.47 lakh crore: Telecom Ministry
Airtel and Vodafone Idea hold the majority of these liabilities, which the DoT has sought through a process started last week. For Airtel, dues are around Rs 35,586 cr - Rs 21,682 cr as LF and Rs 13,904 cr as SUC excluding Tata Tele and Telenor - while for Voda Idea they amount to Rs 53,038 cr, of which Rs 28,309 cr in LF and Rs 24,730 cr in SUC.
Ministry orders NIA probe into a hoax call to DIAL
This will be the second case to be investigated by the NIA under the newly amended Anti- h...
Shipping ministry not opposed to SCI strategic divestment: Secretary
The Shipping Ministry in 2017 had opposed the proposal of the strategic ...
Parliamentary panel recommends integration of Indian Systems of Medicine with modern treatment
The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare, in its 115th report submitted in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, said an earlier document had recognized the need to build capacity of existing human resource in the health care sector to address the shortage of healthcare professionals.
HRD ministry directs JNU to review changes to emeritus ordinance
In a communication dated November 8, the HRD ministry had written to the Registrar of JNU stating that “since the ‘emeritus’ status is a title and not a post, the amendment made to Ordinance 32 of the University is required to be reviewed”, ET has learnt.
Land, Contractor woes stall projects
To fast track the lagging projects, various steps such as streamlining of land acquisition and environmental clearances, close coordination with other ministries, revamping dispute resolution mechanism, and frequent review meetings with project developers, state governments and contractors have been taken up, said Nitin Gadkari.
Hydrocarbon exploration: HC issues notice to Petroleum Ministry
The plea was filed by A Marx, an advocate from Mannargudi of Thiruvarur district. The petitioner alleged that the Cauvery Delta Zone, which is called the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu, is presently in danger of being deprived of its livelihood by the "ill-advised" implementation of Hydrocarbon exploration and methane production project.
Over 13,000 complaints received from Indians working abroad: MEA
Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave data according to which as many as 13,665 complaints were received in 2019 (till October 31), while 17,379 complaints were received in 2018.
UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralyzed economy
The date of Britain’s exit has been delayed three times.
One nation, one ration card: Inside food ministry's ambitious scheme to make ration cards portable
The food ministry is moving towards making ration cards portable to help migrant workers.
Railways earned Rs 139.20 cr from sale of platform tickets in 2018-19: Piyush Goyal
Addressing to Lok Sabha, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal informed that Indian railways earned Rs 139.20 crore from the sale of platform tickets in 2018-19 and Rs 78.50 crore till September this fiscal. Rs 230.47 crore were earned from advertisements and shops including those on the platforms in 2018-19.
7 lakh vacancies in central government, number of employees in place down since 2014
The Ministry of Personnel has furnished the details before the Parliament on Wednesday. Nearly 31.18 lakh central government in position as on March 1, 2018 against a total sanctioned strength of over 38 lakh posts. The sanctioned strength of the central government workforce has gone up by 1.57 lakh posts since 2014 when it stood at 36.45 lakh
View: India can’t get by without a big bang
The government needs to revive investment. The only way to do so is to embrace true “big bang” reforms.
CBIC suspends Assistant Commissioner on charges of disproportionate assets
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs on Wednesday suspended Deepak Pandit, Assistant Commissioner for his alleged involvement in disp...
National Policy on Statistics set to be unveiled soon
The credibility of India’s official stats is under strain following alleged shelving of unfavourable data.
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