By 2030, 57% of global power demand should be met by renewables: IRENA
Strengthening the case for renewable energy, IRENA pointed to falling technology costs. Solar PV costs fell by 87% over the last ten years, and onshore wind turbine prices by 46%.
New Islamic State group leader identified: Report
Intelligence services have identified the new leader of the Islamic State (IS) group as Ami...
Challa Sreenivasulu Setty appointed MD of SBI
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Department of the Fi...
Basmati paddy prices recover on ease in US-Iran tensions
The price of basmati increased to Rs 3,229 per quintal on Friday from Rs 3,157 in the earlier week.
Revenue department detects 931 GST fraud cases through data analytics
Refunds of over Rs 28,000 crore are said to have been filed by over 27,000 taxpayers so far on account of inverted duty structure in the current financial year.
IMD to change reference dates for monsoon onset, withdrawal from this year: MoES
June 1 is the onset date for monsoon over Kerala and it is likely to remain the same but the IMD will change the reference dates for some states and cities, Secretary in the ministry M Rajeevan said.
Work divided for Rawat-led dept of military affairs
The defence ministry has shifted administrative and revenue procurement matters of the armed services to the newly created military affairs department led by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, but any important matter related to defence policy will be dealt by the defence secretary.
When Singham met Mahi: Ajay Devgn and Dhoni hanging out together is the perfect start to 2020
Dhoni was vacationing in Mussoorie with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva.
US charges 5 over illegal exports for Pakistan's nuclear programme; Islamabad says no information
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani entities.
Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity
According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and UK, “operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for AERO) and PAEC, and to cause those goods to be exported from the United States to the entities without export licenses in violation of federals law.”
CDS Bipin Rawat's Department of Military Affairs to have 37 secretaries. Here are details
"Under the newly-created Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, there will be two Joint Secretaries, 13 Deputy Secretaries and 22 Under Secretaries," the sources said. Thus, the department will have a total of 37 secretaries.
Delhi polls: Income-Tax department sets up control room with toll free number for black money info
The facility will also host a toll-free number- 1800117574 - where people can inform the department about any activity of use of money power, illegal distribution of cash among other such election-related crimes. The control room has been established in the investigation wing of the department here.
I-T asks ED to share details of its probe against Kochhars
At least four central agencies — the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and CBI, besides the ED and tax department — are probing the Kochhars and Videocon chairman Venugopal Dhoot, over alleged irregularities in certain loan deals between ICICI Bank and the industrial group when Chanda Kochhar was at the helm of the lender.
Tax Department rolls back order; allows joint property owners to file returns using simple forms
"After the notification, concerns have been raised that the changes are likely to cause hardship in the case of individual taxpayers," the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said in a statement.
Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to MoC between health department, Gates Foundation
It covers areas of cooperation aimed at reducing maternal, neonatal and child morbidity and mortality, improve key nutrition outcomes by improving the reach, coverage and quality of essential primary health, immunization and nutrition services.
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