Ministry of Commerce to showcase Startup India tableau at Republic Day Parade
The objective is to inspire and motivate youth to follow their dreams to generate wealth and become job creators and not just job seekers.
Finance Ministry launches probe into unaccounted cash deposits by jewellers during demonetisation
In one case from Gujarat, a jeweller deposi...
Finance ministry clears advance funding proposal for Digital Land Records programme
Under the Digital India Land Records Modernization Progra...
Pakistan, 'even America' are theocratic states, India is secular: Rajnath Singh
Speaking at the NCC Republic Day Camp in Delhi, Singh said: "We (India) said we would not discriminate among religions. Why did we do that? Our neighbouring country has declared that their state has a religion. They have declared themselves a theocratic state. We didn't declare so."
Agencies may need court order to trace social media messages
Social media intermediaries — with more than 5 million registered users — have to trace the original sender of a message when asked by a government agency armed with an order from a judicial magistrate court or a higher court.
DGCA picks five consortiums to take its drone plan airborne
The move is part of DGCA's beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone experiments.
Finance ministry to launch social media campaign on budgetary terms
The ministry also undertook this exercise before the Budget last year as well. This campaign on promises and delivery, which has also been launched in 12 major regional languages, started with the health sector, unmanned level crossing and Housing for All.
Venture Highway raises Rs 560 crore for second fund
The maiden fund, whose corpus has not been disclosed, was anchored by Sood and Neeraj Arora, the former chief business officer at VOIP platform WhatsApp.
LNG pumps being planned along golden quadrilateral
State-run GAIL is putting together a plan and persuading all possible participants – city gas distributors, gas suppliers, financiers, fleet owners and truck manufacturers – to get them on board and help build an effective ecosystem for LNG-fuelled vehicles in the country, according to people familiar with the development
Coronavirus: Thermal screening of passengers flying in from China at 7 airports
The Civil Aviation Ministry has directed seven airports including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata to make arrangements for screening of passengers arriving from China in the wake of outbreak of an infection caused by a new strain of virus there.
Coronavirus threat: Mandatory health screening of passengers from China at Indian airports
In the backdrop of the threat posed by coronavirus, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has mandated the health screening of passengers co...
Proposed cut in duty-free liquor, cigarettes to cause Rs 650 cr/year loss to airports: Industry body
Indian airports are likely to incur a revenue loss of Rs 650 crore per annum if the reported recommendations of the Commerce Ministry on duty-free sales are put in place, private airports operators body APAO said on Tuesday.
Bengal to skip Home Ministry meet on Census & NPR
The representatives of all states and Union territories, except West Bengal, are expected to attend the Friday’s meeting convened by the Union home ministry to discuss the modalities for the census and the National Population Register (NPR).
Budget 2020: 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.
Over 5000 vehicles stranded as JK highway remains shut
On Monday, heavy rains triggered shooting of stones in Moumpassi, Digdole and Panthiyal areas, forcing suspension of the traffic, the official said. Snowfall in Kashmir side of the highway, including Jawahar Tunnel, since Sunday has resulted in blockade of the highway. "No fresh traffic was allowed from Nagrota in Jammu for Kashmir", he said.
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