Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to speak at ET Awards 2019
From revival measures to RCEP, from tax changes to trading rules for eCommerce, Sitharaman & Goyal are two ministers in the Modi cabinet whose decisions have made headlines and impacted bottom lines. In less than a fortnight, business leaders will get the opportunity to listen to these two policymakers, who directly influence the country's policy changes.
India well-placed to ship jeera but denial of export sops hits traders
Jeera is the second largest exported spice from India earning Rs 2,000...
BJP allies deserting the 'sinking ship' in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren
Soren is leading the opposition alliance comprising the JMM, the Congress ...
India plans strategic stake sales in 28 state-run companies - minister
The government has so far raised 173.64 billion rupees ($2.43 billion) in the 2019/20 fiscal year ending in March, against the full-year's target of 1.05 trillion rupees, the minister said in a written reply in the lower house of parliament.
States spend Rs 12.99 crore on model career centres: Labour Minister
As of now, total 997 employment exchanges are functional in the country. The Ministry is implementing the National Career Service (NCS) project for transformation of the National Employment Service to provide a variety of employment related services like job matching, career counseling, vocational guidance, information on skill development courses, etc.
Bhutan Minister Tandi Dorji arrives in Delhi for 5-day visit
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bhutan, Tandi Dorji arrived in Delhi on Nov 17. He is for a 5-day visit to India from November 17-23. Tan...
Overcome outstanding issues to get India into RCEP, says Singapore minister
"We hope that India and the other 15 countries can overcome the outstanding issues so that India can come on board eventually. We look forward to the region, including India, moving ahead together as one," Singapore's Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Teo Chee Hean, said
'Rising debt levels, soaring land prices may force NHAI to go slow on new projects'
The rating agency Crisil expects the awarding of all hybrid annuity model (HAM), EPC and build-operate-transfer (BOT) road projects to moderate to 12,000-13,000 km over fiscals 2020 to 2022 compared with 14,000 km over fiscals 2017 to 2019. In September this year, the PMO wrote a letter to the NHAI outlining suggestions for reorganising its portfolio.
Sky is clear, no need for odd-even scheme extension: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on November 18 cleared the suspense of odd-even scheme. On being asked implementing odd-even scheme onc...
Applications invited for auction of 26 iron ore blocks: Pralhad Joshi
"Notice Inviting Tenders for 26 more iron blocks have been issued," Joshi said in a reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha. Since 2015, 24 iron ore blocks have been auctioned, the minister said. As per available information, the consumption of iron ore was 166 million tonnes in 2016-17, 175 million tonnes in 2017-18 and 189 million tonnes during 2018-19, the minister said.
HRD minister launches draft 'Industry Guidelines on Digital Learning'
The 2018 event was an international conference organised by the UNESCO, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) and the Andhra govt. On the occasion of the 40th UNESCO general conference in Paris, the roundtable was jointly organised by the governments of Finland and India, in partnership with UNESCO and MGIEP.
KVIC scam: CBI registers case to probe embezzlement of around Rs 3 crore funds
According to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case filed before a Ranchi special court, former deputy director R B Ram (now deceased) and the then KVIC executive Sunil Kumar allegedly entered into a criminal conspiracy with certain individuals and violated company procedures, including the General Financial Rules (GFR), and released payments to the tune of Rs 2.85 crore.
People's hearts can be won without rushing to well of House:PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said in Rajya Sabha that people's hearts can be won by political parties even without rushing to the Well of the House to register their protest on various issues.
It is important that we scrutinise bills more thoroughly: Manmohan Singh, in his Rajya Sabha address
It is important that we scrutinise bills more thoroughly: Manmohan Singh, Former PM & Rajya Sabha MP in his Rajya Sabha address. Listen in.I...
Working towards achieving US $26 billion Defence Industry by 2025: Rajnath Singh
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that government of India is committed to work towards achieving a US$ 26 billion Defence Industry ...
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