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Cabinet clearance likely for PSU banks merger

Cabinet clearance likely for PSU banks merger

🕔13:32, 4.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 4  The Union Cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday is likely to clear a bunch of proposals including amendments to the Companies Act for decriminalising many sections, merger of 10 PSU banks to four and changes in

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Cabinet note being readied to use PSU land for affordable housing

Cabinet note being readied to use PSU land for affordable housing

🕔07:00, 12.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 12  The government seems to be looking for innovative ways to monetise assets of loss-making Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE), as it is preparing a cabinet note for a policy to utilise land belonging to the government

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Cabinet nod for India-Brazil MoU on geology, mineral resources

Cabinet nod for India-Brazil MoU on geology, mineral resources

🕔07:15, 23.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 23  The Union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to be signed between India and Brazil on cooperation in the field of geology and mineral resources. The agreement will be signed

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Cabinet grants ex-post facto approval to Agreement between India and Sweden on Recognition of Seafarer Certificates

Cabinet grants ex-post facto approval to Agreement between India and Sweden on Recognition of Seafarer Certificates

🕔11:56, 25.Dec 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Agreement between India and Sweden on Recognition of Seafarer Certificates, pursuant to Regulation I/10 of the International Convention on Standards of

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Cabinet’s green flag to railways organisation restructuring

Cabinet’s green flag to railways organisation restructuring

🕔06:47, 25.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 25 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved the organisational restructuring of the railways through the unification of the existing eight Group A services into one central service called the Indian Railway Management

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Cabinet approves five-star hotel at Pragati Maidan

Cabinet approves five-star hotel at Pragati Maidan

🕔16:16, 4.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 4  A five star hotel will soon come up at Pragati Maidan at a cost of Rs 611 crore, as the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved monetisation of 3.7 acres of land there for building the hotel.

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Cabinet clears Rs 2,024 crore bonus for Railway staff

Cabinet clears Rs 2,024 crore bonus for Railway staff

🕔07:48, 19.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 19  In a festive season bonanza, the Union Cabinet has approved bonus worth 78 days’ wages for over 11 lakh Indian Railways employees. “It will motivate employees. This is a reward for their productivity,” Union Environment Minister

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Cabinet may okay ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

Cabinet may okay ordinance to ban e-cigarettes

🕔07:28, 11.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 11 Taking up a proposal from the Health Ministry, the Union cabinet may, in its meeting on Wednesday, approve an ordinance to ban manufacturing and sale of e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes or “vaping” cigerattes are often marketed as a harmless

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Cabinet Approves Aadhaar Bill; claims it is people friendly

Cabinet Approves Aadhaar Bill; claims it is people friendly

🕔10:40, 13.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 13  The Cabinet has approved the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which establishes that no individual can be compelled to provide proof of Aadhaar number unless provided by law, and the Aadhaar number on voluntary

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Cabinet clears plan for rebate of embedded taxes in textile sector

Cabinet clears plan for rebate of embedded taxes in textile sector

🕔06:56, 8.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 8  Aiming to boost the textile sector and make it globally competitive, the Cabinet on Thursday approved a scheme to rebate all state and Central embedded taxes on apparel and made-up textile segments making them zero-rated. “Rebate

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Cabinet approves National Mineral Policy 2019

Cabinet approves National Mineral Policy 2019

🕔07:27, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01  The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the National Mineral Policy 2019 with an aim to ensure more a sustainable mining sector, more effective regulation and to encourage private sector in the field. An official statement said

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Cabinet nod for Rs 1,450 cr to purchase RBI stake in National Housing Bank

Cabinet nod for Rs 1,450 cr to purchase RBI stake in National Housing Bank

🕔07:11, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01 The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved an expenditure of Rs 1,450 crore for purchase of the Reserve Bank of India-held shares in the National Housing Bank (NHB), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced following a Cabinet meeting here.

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Cabinet created new company Air India Assets Holding Ltd. (AIAHL)

Cabinet created new company Air India Assets Holding Ltd. (AIAHL)

🕔15:00, 28.Feb 2019

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Feb 28 — The government has created Air India Assets Holding Ltd. (AIAHL) for warehousing accumulated working Capital Loan not backed by any asset along with four Subsidiaries (Air India Air Transport Services Ltd. (AIATSL),

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Government Drives Big Bang Reforms in Oil & Gas Sector

Government Drives Big Bang Reforms in Oil & Gas Sector

🕔18:16, 20.Feb 2019

February 20, 2019 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the Policy framework on reforms in exploration and licensing sector for enhancing domestic exploration and production of oil and gas. The Cabinet decision

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Union Cabinet takes 23 decisions, CCEA five ahead of polls’ announcement

Union Cabinet takes 23 decisions, CCEA five ahead of polls’ announcement

🕔07:27, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20 With Election Commission expected to announce the schedule of Lok Sabha elections in the first week of March, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday took 23 decisions and the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved five proposals

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Electronics policy targets $400 billion manufacturing revenue by 2025

Electronics policy targets $400 billion manufacturing revenue by 2025

🕔07:25, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday passed the National Electronic Policy 2019 which targets $400 billion turnover by 2025 from domestic manufacturing, setting up cluster for the entire value chain and employing over 1 crore people directly

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Cabinet clears amendments to strengthen law banning illicit deposit schemes

Cabinet clears amendments to strengthen law banning illicit deposit schemes

🕔10:26, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  Amid a raging controversy over chit fund scams, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to amend a law to enable banning unregulated deposit schemes with deterrent punishment and fines in a bid to protect small investors.

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Cabinet okays Rs 22,594 cr for tripling Numaligarh Refinery capacity

Cabinet okays Rs 22,594 cr for tripling Numaligarh Refinery capacity

🕔11:18, 17.Jan 2019

New Delhi/Guwahati, Jan 17  The government on Wednesday approved tripling the capacity of Numaligarh Refinery in Assam and setting up of oil and product pipelines at a cost of Rs 22,594 crore, so as to meet the demands for petroleum

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Cabinet okays continuation of five health schemes till 2019-20

Cabinet okays continuation of five health schemes till 2019-20

🕔11:15, 3.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 3  The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for continuation of five schemes under the ‘Umbrella Scheme for Family Welfare and Other Health Interventions’ during the 14th Finance Commission period 2017-18 to 2019-20. “An overall outlay of

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India commits Rs 4,500 crore to Bhutan’s 12th Five-Year Plan

India commits Rs 4,500 crore to Bhutan’s 12th Five-Year Plan

🕔07:00, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29  India on Friday announced that it will contribute Rs 4,500 crore to Bhutan’s 12th Five-Year Plan, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering here. The two sides also

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