MINISTRY OF TOURISM
Gujarat Statue of Unity attracted 29 lakh tourists, earned Rs 82 crore
The Gujarat government will be tabling Statue of Unity Area Development and Tourism Governance Bill, 2019 on Wednesday in the Assembly as it felt "there was imminent need for developing the area due to the ever increasing number of tourists from all over the country and abroad".
Companies can recover full exploration cost from new discoveries only: Oil Ministry
At the end of the exploration period, they retain the are...
Many states, union territories reported 'nil' data on farmer suicides: Home Ministry
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said t...
Transport Ministry has sought RBI nod for 30 year financing of infra projects: Nitin Gadkari
The Reserve Bank Governor gave a clear direction that we don't have any problem if banks are ready to finance for 30 years for infrastructure projects. Earlier, the banks used to finance only for 20 years," Gadkari said at the inaugural session of the 10th edition of Excon-2019, a five-day International Construction Equipment and Construction Technology Trade Fair here.
Hostel fee hike row: JNUSU office-bearers meet HRD ministry officials
Sources said the ministry officials assured the students that they will try to get the exams postponed and also talk to the varsity administration about notifying the students' union. The ministry officials held a meeting with the JNU administration too to end the standoff between the administration and the students, the sources said.
Reducing tourism-related emissions key to check climate change impacts on tourism
As representatives of governments work to develop an international policy to tackle climate change at the ongoing UN climate talks in Madrid, there’s an effort to identify sectors and actions that help meet the goal. Tourism figures prominently in this list. For experts, tourism’s contribution to climate change presents a conundrum.
Highways ministry urges RBI to exempt FASTags from KYC norm
Currently, vehicle owners need to give details of the vehicle, including its registration proof, and also relevant documents for individual identity and address to acquire FASTags.
Budget-making team of Finance Ministry short of two key officials
The budget for 2020-21 to be presented on February 1 is keenly awaited for the expected second wave of structural reforms for pulling out the economy from its over six-year low growth. In addition to expenditure secretary, the position of joint secretary, one of the key officials in the entire Budget-making process, is also vacant for almost three months.
Citizenship Amendment Bill: India terms USCIRF comments as 'unwarranted'
India on Tuesday termed the comments made by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bi...
It has no locus standi: MEA on USCIRF's citizenship bill statement
In a statement issued on Monday, the US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) alleged that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill enshrines a pathway to citizenship for immigrants that specifically excludes Muslims, setting a legal criterion for citizenship based on religion.
Parliamentary panel for regular recruitment, use of technology by MOSPI
"Ministry should carry out regular recruitment of qualified/trained staff for this purpose. It should not compromise in any manner on the quality of statistical staff at the field level, so that the credibility of the whole process is not jeopardized," the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said in its report on MOSPI tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
No need to worry: Minister on reports of government withdrawing Rs 2000 note
The government had in November 2016 demonetised Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations notes.
WASME's SME excellence awards on December 17
The 23rd edition of WASME Excellence Awards aims to enable SMEs to be more competitive, environment friendly, socially responsive, culturally sensitive and ethical in their business practices by integrating SME development agendas with the Sustainable Development Agenda propounded by the United Nations, added WASME.
Bid to spur consumption: Save less, spend more is new social security mantra
New Bill gives employees option to reduce their PF contribution, resulting in higher take-home pay.
DGH launches single window clearance system
The Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has launched a single window clearance system that connects upstream companies to different arms of the government, allows electronic filing of most applications.
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