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Hundreds of Chinese firms seek billions in loans amid coronavirus outbreak
China is struggling to contain the epidemic, which has killed more than 900 people, the vast majority on the mainland, and infected more than 40,000. The firms, including China's dominant ride hailing service provider, Didi Chuxing Technology Co, Megvii Technology Inc and Qihoo 360 Technology Co, were either involved in the control of the epidemic or had been hardest hit.
IL&FS gets govt approval for Rs 2,700 crore claims towards stuck road projects
In October 2018, the government had seized control of the debt...
Centre sets up task force to monitor coronavirus issue: MoS Home Reddy
The move came amidst reports that a third case of novel coronavirus wa...
Streamlining policies & procedures in relation to disposal of public grievances: Labour minister
Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar told the House that the ministry is progressively reviewing and streamlining policies and procedures in relation to disposal of public grievances. The grievances include those related to EPFO, ESIC, Chief Labour Commissioner (Central).
Govt clocks Rs 40,000 crore in public procurement transactions through GeM portal
The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) was launched by the Commerce Ministry in August 2016.
About 60 more novel coronavirus cases on Japan cruise ship: Report
Other local media also reported approximately 60 more cases had been confirmed, raising the number of infected passengers and crew to around 130. Health ministry officials declined immediate comment.
Govt to reward travellers visiting 15 tourist spots a year: Minister
"Tourism Ministry will fund the travel expenses of tourists who visit 15 destinations in the country in a year and submit the photos to our website," Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said.
Budget 2020-21: Minority Affairs Ministry allocation increases by Rs 329 crore
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced Rs 5,029 crore outlay for the Minority Affairs Ministry in the 2020-2021 fiscal, an increase of Rs 329 crore from last year. According to the general Budget, the amount has been increased for post-matric and pre-matric scholarship and some other schemes of the ministry.
Budget allocation to coal ministry dips 5 pc to Rs 882 crore in 2020-21
The bulk of increase in the Budget allocation for 2020-21, was towards central sector schemes -- the schemes that are entirely and directly funded and executed by the central government.
Over Rs 238 crore budget for Personnel Ministry to train bureaucrats in India and abroad
Under a separate head, Rs 155 crore has been allocated for the next fiscal under the head of "training schemes". A total of Rs 136.93 crore has been given under this head for the ongoing financial year. It includes upgradation of the LBSNAA to a centre of excellence and augmentation of training facilities at ISTM.
Levy special cess to meet capital expenditure, Defence Ministry recommends to Finance Commission
In its report submitted in parliament on Saturday, the FC has said that it will set up an expert group, comprising representatives from the ministries of Defence, Home Affairs and Finance to consider detailed modalities to the implementation of the plan.
Home Ministry habitually taps phone of opposition, alleges Sanjay Raut
Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena leader alleged that Home Ministry is habituated to do phone tapping and keep an eye on their opponents. "Phone tappin...
Mumbai to remain open 24x7 from Jan 27: Aaditya Thackeray
Noting that London's 'night economy' was five billion pounds, state Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray told reporters here after the Cabinet meeting that the government's decision could help generate more revenue and jobs, in addition to the existing five lakh people working in the service sector.
China offers $43 bn boost to firms fighting virus
China's central bank said on Sunday it will offer a 300 billion yuan ($43 billion) boost next week to help businesses involved in fighting the virus epidemic which has swept China and infected thousands.
Govt planning new test for paramilitary officers, may merge it with UPSC civil services exam
Last year, government had granted the Organised Group A Service (OGAS) categorisation to Central Armed Police Forces that include CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP and SSB. The organised service tag allows a service to have its own recruitment rules and enhanced avenues for promotion, pay, command and deputation of its officers.
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