MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Commerce ministry asks e-comm firms to cut single-use plastic in packaging
E-commerce companies have been asked for discarding plastic used in packaging, which accounts for more than 40 per cent of non-fibre plastic, according to an official.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman chairs meeting of NIIF's governing council
The NIIF is operationalised by establishing three alternative investment fun...
Former CFO of CG Power VR Venkatesh prevented from travelling abroad
Venkatesh who was allegedly travelling to Belgium was prevented from tra...
Flipkart’s parent adds Rs 1,616 crore to cart ahead of sales
The etailer is targeting $3 billion sales this festive season.
Conveyed expectation for non-discriminatory H-1B visa programme to US: MEA
Indian skilled professionals have contributed to the growth and development of the US economy and have helped the country retain its competitive edge and innovation advantage.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs recommends detailed probe into affairs at Jet Airways
Recent inspections by Registrar of Companies (RoC) have found many discrepancies in books of accounts.
Jet Airways bankrupt, Goyals under scanner, scion floats new company
Blinc Technologies’ services include online ticketing solutions, cab-sharing app, loyalty points platform and digi-payment system
Issuance of machine-readable passports, change of design among steps to make them secure: MEA
The steps include issuance of machine-readable passports with improved security features and in compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) guidelines.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs looks to freeze IL&FS ex-directors’ properties
The MCA is expected to move court for freezing bank accounts and properties of some of IL&FS ex-directors.
PSU banks extend support of Rs 2.56 lakh crore to stressed NBFCs
PSBs have been accorded sanction to purchase Rs 21,580 crore worth of pooled assets as on October 16, the ministry said in a status report of various stimulus measures announced since August 23 to boost sagging economic growth which hit a six-year low of 5 per cent during the first quarter of the current fiscal.
Pakistan's Ministry of External Affairs website hacked, officials blame India
Pakistan's ministry of external affairs said that its website was not accessible for users outside Pakistan and blamed India for the hacking.
Food ministry seeks alternatives for packaged drinking water
He informed that an inter-ministerial committee, under the chairmanship of cabinet secretary, has been formed to look into the issue of banning single use plastic in one go or phased manner.
Task Force to draw National Infrastructure Pipeline worth $1.4 trillion
The National Infrastructure Pipeline will include greenfield & brownfield projects costing Rs 100 cr each.
In a show of intent, external affairs ministry sets up Indo-Pacific wing
The division, which started work this week, will be headed for the moment by joint secretary Vikram Doraiswami.
We will always be indebted to her: Pakistani family
Sushma Swaraj had ensured the Pakistan couple got visas overnight for their child’s surgery.
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