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.
New national education policy will be in public domain very soon: HRD ministry
Addressing the Swachh Campus Ranking, 2019, event for higher e...
BoG mulling slashing fees for medical courses
In a number of states, including Delhi and Maharashtra, MBBS students are charged Rs 25 lakh an...
JNUSU submits memorandum to HRD Ministry
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Aishe Ghosh stated that a memorandum has been submitted to Ministry of Human Resource ...
20 IIITs set up under PPP yet to start dual degree courses: HRD minister
The Board of Governors of these institutes are empowered to start new courses, including dual degree courses, he said.
MNRE misses capacity addition targets; 175 GW by 2022 in peril: Parliamentary Panel
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has also asked the ministry to take up the issue of ambiguity and disputes related to GST on renewable energy devices with the finance ministry at the earliest. This is the panel's first report, which was tabled in Parliament on Friday.
RBI writes to Fin Min seeking changes in Banking Regulation Act
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has written to Finance ministry seeking changes in the Banking Regulation Act. Changes like authority to con...
With renewable energy, Rail ministry to transform Indian Railways into 'Green Railways'
Through the Power Sector Reform (PSR) programme, the MoU with DFID envisages to include co-operation for energy efficiency and energy self-sufficiency for Indian Railways.
India-Japan annual summit to take place from December 15-17: MEA
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 said that the India-Japan Summit will take place from December 15-17....
India in touch with Pak for ‘unhindered’ consular access: MEA on Kulbhushan Jadhav
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 reacted to Kulbhushan Jadhav case. He said that the Indian Government...
CMPDIL to help Singareni Collieries set up washeries
CMPDI will prepare tender documents, conduct technical assistance in evaluation of offers, approve design drawings & offer periodic supervision during execution. For the coal handling plants with washery, CMPDI will prepare tender documents, offer technical assistance in evaluation of offers and approve design drawings. The MOU is for a period of 3 years.
Govt has cancelled Nithyananda's passport: MEA
The government has cancelled passport of controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda and rejected his application for fresh one, External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.
1.09 crore trees cut in last five years: Environment Ministry
In response to a query in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Babul Supriyo said in the last five years 1,09,75,844 trees were removed and plantation of more than 12,60,00,000 trees has been stipulated under compensatory afforestation.
Power ministry unveils norms for allocating coal linkage to plants without PPAs
Earlier, PPA was a pre-requisite for getting coal linkage. But, the government relaxed the norms under SHAKTI, or the Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India, policy this year in March. For this purpose, the power ministry on Monday issued the methodology for the same.
Onion prices shoot up to Rs165/kg; govt says imported onions to arrive by Jan 20
Onion prices have been ruling high for past few weeks due to fall in production of the Kharif crop following unseasonal rainfall in key growing states, including Maharashtra. The price of onion was ruling at around Rs 120/kg in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, while it was around Rs 100/kg in Delhi on Friday, as per the latest data.
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