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No deviation from HRD Ministry's fee hike 'formula': JNU VC
Amid outrage by students over a proposed fee hike, the HRD Ministry had intervened last month and formed a three-member committee to resolve the stand-off between the university and its administration.
India proposes incentives to woo Apple, Samsung suppliers
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Coal auction rules: 4% revenue share, affiliate companies not allowed
The companies can sell the coal blocks after they achieve their peak ca...
Commerce ministry holds meeting with SEZ players to discuss issues
One of the members of this committee, Srikanth Badiga, said issues related to further improving ease of doing business for these zones were also discussed. The industry demand to extend the direct tax incentives to SEZ units beyond March 31 also figured in the meeting.
Government seeks Rs 19,000 crore dividend from oil companies
Company executives say the demand is being made even though profits have have fallen from last year.
Be more communicative with students, faculty: HRD Ministry officials advise JNU VC
The Left-controlled JNUSU and the ABVP have blamed each other for the violence that continued for two hours. That night, the HRD ministry sought an immediate report from the registrar. HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank,' said in Bhubaneswar on Monday that educational institutions cannot be allowed to become "political adda".
CID still part of Home Ministry: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij
He asserted that according to the Business of the Haryana Government (Allocation) Rules, 1974, the CID department was part of the Home department. "The Rule number 5 on the page number 30 [of the Business of the Haryana Government (Allocation) Rules] has clearly written that the CID is an integral part of the Home department," he said.
Call off agitation, basic demand agreed to: HRD ministry to JNU students after series of meetings
Officials of the ministry told the members of the students' union that they are not supposed to pay utility and service charges and the cost will be borne by the UGC as promised earlier. The ministry, however, remained non committal on other demands of the students including notification of the students' union and dropping of proctorial enquiries.
Anti-CAA protest: Assam tourism, NFR suffer
November to March is peak tourism season for Northeast India. Chairman of the Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) Jayanta Malla Baruah said following the anti-CAA violent protest, there have been series of cancellation from domestic and foreign tourists.
Ministry's fee-related decisions being fully implemented; will extend registration date if needed: JNU VC
The university administration will extend the deadline for the semester registration process again if needed, he said after the HRD Ministry met with a five-member team from the JNU administration, including JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar.
Passenger tweets about jail threat by IndiGo pilot; aviation minister says he is 'off-rostered'
Supriya Unni Nair, who had asked for a wheelchair for her 75-year old mother, after landing in Bengaluru on Monday night, alleged in a tweet that the pilot had misbehaved and threatened her with jail.
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Senior IPS officer AP Maheshwari appointed Director General of CRPF
Maheshwari, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, is at present Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Union Home Ministry. He has been appointed to the post up to February 28, 2021, i.e. the date of his superannuation, the order stated. The post of DG CRPF was lying vacant after R R Bhatnagar retired on December 31.
States can't lower prescribed traffic fines: Law Ministry
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways sought legal opinion from the Ministry of Law and Justice, after one of the states had notified the fines for certain compoundable offences below that prescribed by the Act.
Power ministry seeks more time for coal-fired plants to install emission equipment
The ministry has said that the power plants be given deadlines starting July 2020 and ending December 2021 to install the emission equipment.
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