Commerce ministry for restricting duty-free alcohol purchase to one bottle
These recommendations are part of proposals made by the commerce ministry for the forthcoming Budget, which would be unveiled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1.
Bengal to skip Home Ministry meet on Census & NPR
The representatives of all states and Union territories, except West Bengal, are expected t...
Government considering specific excise duty on ATF
Concessional rate of 2 per cent is applicable for ATF sold under Regional Connectivity Sch...
Not averse to allowing JSPL to transport iron-ore from Sarda Mines, says Supreme Court; reserves verdict
A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant said it would pass a detailed order in the case filed by the Odisha government against the high court order which had allowed transportation of iron ore. The bench said it was not averse to allowing transporting of iron-ore but all the necessary dues and royalty payable be paid.
Transport ministry to help states set up vehicle tracking system
This comes after states made little progress in setting up these centres, which was to be done following a Supreme Court ruling that mandated all public transport vehicles to have vehicle tracking systems and emergency buttons. The features were mandated from January 1, 2019.
Environment Ministry clears 10 coal mining projects
The ministry cleared 14 of the 23 projects it considered. This is likely to help Coal India meet its targets of producing 750 million tonnes next fiscal requiring achievement of a 14% growth over current year’s 660 million tonnes target, and one billion tonnes target by 2024.
DGTR initiated 34 anti-dumping probe during Apr-Dec 2019: Commerce Ministry
The Directorate General of Trade Remedies is an investigation arm of the ministry which deals with anti-dumping duty, safeguard duty, and countervailing duty. These duties are trade remedy measures, provided under an agreement of the World Trade Organisation to its member countries. They are used to provide a level playing field to domestic industry.
Corporate Affairs Ministry moves SC with plan to manage Unitech
The corporate affairs ministry on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court proposing to take over the management of Unitech Group.
India is becoming a popular destination for foreigners to chase their startup dreams
A host of foreign nationals are relocating to India to fulfil their startup ambitions despite stumbling blocks.
KV Kamath, Swapan Dasgupta likely to be inducted in Modi govt
There is also the likelihood of Suresh Prabhu making a comeback to the Modi government.
All you need to know about halwa ceremony ahead of Budget
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, other officials of the ministry and clerks will be present at the ceremony which will be held at North Block.
Make skills for youth top priority: PM to ministries
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked his council of ministers and the top bureaucracy to focus on 'skills' for the country’s youth and make it the top priority.
208 academicians blame 'Left-wing coterie' for deteriorating academic environment in country
"We observe with dismay that in the name of student politics, a disruptive far-left agenda is being pursued. The recent turn of events in campuses from JNU to Jamia, from AMU to Jadavpur alarms us to the deteriorating academic environment due to the shenanigans of a small coterie of left-wing activists," the academicians wrote to the prime minister.
Will Bru-Reang refugee crisis end with the fresh agreement?
Bru-Reang representatives signed an accord with the Union Government and state governments of Tripura and Mizoram on Thursday. The 'historic...
Will ensure disinvestment-bound Air India keeps operating uninterruptedly: Aviation Ministry
In December, Air India chief told the ministry that the carrier's financial situation was "grossly untenable" for sustaining operations. Thus, the ministry asserted on Twitter,"MoCA reiterates that the Government, while going ahead with the disinvestment, would ensure that Air India continues to operate uninterruptedly and improves its operations also."
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