Ministry, Niti Aayog at odds over regulation of medical devices
Niti Aayog proposed a legislation for medical devices and an independent regulator for the industry. While the health ministry has concerns over such a move. Both drugs and medical devices are at present regulated by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation under the health ministry.
Consumer spend survey won’t be released: Ministry
A media report citing a National Statistical Office (NSO) survey titled, ‘Key Indicators: H...
Typo in tax bill? Bill says lower MAT not this year
However, while the Ordinance said that the lower MAT will be effective immediately, the B...
Severe slowdown: When will the Indian economy recover and how?
India’s GDP growth dropped to 4.5% in Q2, a free fall from govt’s call for a double-digit growth.
Govt has made several attempts to alleviate economic concerns: FM Sitharaman at ET Awards 2019
The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence are India's most prestigious corporate awards where the best and brightest get felicitate...
Migrant labourer killed in Srinagar grenade attack
At least 13 people were injured in the grenade attack, the second in less than a month, and were rushed to the nearby SMHS hospital where the condition of two is critical, officials said. The attack took place at 1.20 pm, a time the Hari Singh High Street market was crowded with people and roadside vendors. Security forces have cordoned off the area.
Labour ministry to rejig draft social security code
PMO unhappy as the proposals fail to meet objective of unifying all social security benefits.
HRD Ministry appoints committee to recommend ways to restore functioning of JNU
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry's committee on JNU will initiate dialogues with students and administration as well as submit recommendations on resolution of all issues, they said.
India Inc’s toughest and smartest to be recognised at ET Awards 2019
Top policymakers will address an audience chock-a-block with India Inc’s most influential on matters like national security and global economic engagement
It’s time to revisit income tax rates: Bibek Debroy, Chairman PMEAC
This year we are around 5% and next year 6-6.5%, the PMEAC chairman said about the country's GDP growth.
Coal ministry to set up management unit to speed up mine operationalistion
The Ministry of Coal is planning to take services of a consulting firm to set up a project management unit to support on expediting coal block operationalisation, according the notice published for Request for Bid stated. The last date for submission of bid is December 19, it said.
Fadnavis Ministry by tomorrow: BJP
Senior BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar and state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil to meet the governor today to stake claim on behalf of Fadnavis and a new government would take oath by Friday.
NCLAT stays NCLT directive to make MCA party to all insolvency cases
The appellate tribunal's direction came over a petition filed by the government through the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) challenging the NCLT order. In its petition, the government said the order passed by NCLT was beyond the power and jurisdiction conferred to it.
India's GDP growth slips further to 4.5% in Q2FY20: Is the recovery in sight?
India's second quarter GDP growth slowed sharply to 4.5 per cent, the weakest pace in more than six years, as manufacturing output hit a slu...
Government suggests nine-hour working day in draft labour code
“The number of hours which shall constitute a normal working day… shall be of nine hours,” said the draft rules, floated for public opinion.
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