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PM: Migrants, fishermen, senior citizen to gain from Cabinet decisions

PM: Migrants, fishermen, senior citizen to gain from Cabinet decisions

🕔07:13, 21.May 2020

New Delhi, May 21  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said several decisions taken by the Cabinet today focused on welfare of migrants, poor and senior citizens, adding these would facilitate easier availability of credit and create opportunities in the

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Cabinet clears 100% FDI by NRIs in Air India to push privatisation

Cabinet clears 100% FDI by NRIs in Air India to push privatisation

🕔18:31, 4.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 4 Clearing any possible hurdle in privatisation of Air India, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 100 per cent FDI in the sale-bound airline by NRIs. The investment would be allowed through the automatic route. The prospective

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Cabinet nod for PSU banks merger

Cabinet nod for PSU banks merger

🕔18:28, 4.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved PSU bank amalgamation along with a scheme of merger submitted by the merging banks. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday that the banks are fully ready for April 1

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CCEA nod for Rs 1,480 cr National Technical Textiles Mission

CCEA nod for Rs 1,480 cr National Technical Textiles Mission

🕔18:50, 26.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved setting up of a National Technical Textiles Mission with an outlay of Rs 1,480 crore for four year implementation period in line with the announcement made

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Centre to provide VGF for North East Gas Grid project

Centre to provide VGF for North East Gas Grid project

🕔21:58, 8.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS The Centre will provide viability gap funding to build the ‘North East Gas Grid’ project in the northeast, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs said on Wednesday. The project is being implemented by the state-run

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Cabinet approves Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance

Cabinet approves Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance

🕔19:27, 18.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 18 In a major health and wellness initiative for the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale,

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Cabinet approves proposal for Review of FDI policy on various sectors

Cabinet approves proposal for Review of FDI policy on various sectors

🕔19:48, 28.Aug 2019

New Delhi, August 28 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Review of Foreign Direct Investment on various sectors. Major Impact and Benefits from FDI Policy Reform The changes in FDI

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Cabinet approves Sugar export policy for evacuation of surplus stocks during sugar season 2019-20

Cabinet approves Sugar export policy for evacuation of surplus stocks during sugar season 2019-20

🕔19:46, 28.Aug 2019

About 60 lakh tons sugar to be exported this financial year New Delhi, August 28 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for providing a lump sum export subsidy @ Rs.

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Cabinet approves 75 new Medical Colleges; To add 15,700 MBBS seats

Cabinet approves 75 new Medical Colleges; To add 15,700 MBBS seats

🕔19:44, 28.Aug 2019

New Delhi, August 28 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for establishment of 75 additional Government   Medical   Colleges by 2021-22attached with existing district/referral hospitals under Phase-III of the ongoing

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Cabinet okays continuation of National AIDS Control Programme-IV

Cabinet okays continuation of National AIDS Control Programme-IV

🕔20:05, 7.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved the continuation of the National AIDS Control Programme-IV (NACP-IV) beyond the 12th Five Year Plan for a period of three more years. According to

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Union Cabinet approves 3 Delhi Metro corridors

Union Cabinet approves 3 Delhi Metro corridors

🕔17:03, 7.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave an “in-principle” approval to three of the six new Delhi Metro corridors under Phase-IV of the network. The government approved the Tughlakabad-Aerocity (20.20 km), Janakpuri West-R.K. Ashram (28.92 km) and

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Cabinet approves GoM’s recommendations on stressed thermal plants

Cabinet approves GoM’s recommendations on stressed thermal plants

🕔17:01, 7.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the recommendations of a Group of Ministers (GoM) on revival of stressed power projects, including the grant of coal linkage for short-term power purchase agreements (PPAs). The GoM was constituted

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Cabinet nod for 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

Cabinet nod for 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

🕔16:57, 7.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Union Cabinet on Thursday approved setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) under the civil and defence sectors across the country. “The Vidyalayas are proposed to be opened in the Civil/Defence Sector. Once fully functional,

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Cabinet clears amendment to currency swap framework for SAARC countries

Cabinet clears amendment to currency swap framework for SAARC countries

🕔20:20, 23.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval for amendment to the “Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for SAARC Member Countries” to incorporate a ‘standby swap’ amounting to $400 million. The standby swap was

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Cabinet nod to amend Constitution to benefit N-E tribes

Cabinet nod to amend Constitution to benefit N-E tribes

🕔20:07, 23.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to Article 280 and the sixth schedule to the Constitution to improve the financial resources and administrative powers of the autonomous district councils of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura

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Cabinet okays $75 bln currency swap deal with Japan

Cabinet okays $75 bln currency swap deal with Japan

🕔23:49, 10.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a $75 billion currency swap deal between India and Japan to assist each other “in times of difficulty”. It also granted setting up of an advanced single window to boost

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Cabinet approves new electrified railway line in Chhattisgarh

Cabinet approves new electrified railway line in Chhattisgarh

🕔20:27, 26.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a 294 km-long new broad gauge electrified line in Chhattisgarh between Katghora and Dongargarh, to be built at the cost of Rs 5,950 crore. The project will be a joint

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Cabinet okays MoU between India, US insurance regulators

Cabinet okays MoU between India, US insurance regulators

🕔19:20, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved an agreement between the insurance regulators of India and the US for information exchange, research assistance and international standard-setting activities. “The Union cabinet… has approved the signing of a Memorandum

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Union cabinet approves national policy on Biofuels-2018

Union cabinet approves national policy on Biofuels-2018

🕔23:44, 16.May 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, May 16  The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the “National Policy on Biofuels – 2018”. According to the policy, surplus food grains can be used to produce ethanol for blending with petrol with the approval

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Cabinet approves Rs 5,000 crore for micro-irrigation expansion

Cabinet approves Rs 5,000 crore for micro-irrigation expansion

🕔23:36, 16.May 2018

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved an initial corpus of Rs 5,000 crore to set up a dedicated fund under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

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