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Alok Shukla’s tenure as Minister (PMI), WTO extended for 6 months

Alok Shukla’s tenure as Minister (PMI), WTO extended for 6 months

🕔17:34, 22.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 22  The Central government has extended the tenure of senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Alok Shukla for another six months or until his successor replaces him from his current posting as Minister (Customs), Permanent Mission of

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Nominations for Padma Awards 2022 open till September 15

Nominations for Padma Awards 2022 open till September 15

🕔07:37, 11.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 11  The Central government on Thursday opened the online nominations for the Padma Awards 2022. The last date for nominations is September 15, 2021. The awards will be announced on the occasion of Republic Day in 2022.

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LIC Chairman Kumar’s term extended

LIC Chairman Kumar’s term extended

🕔16:54, 9.Jun 2021

Chennai, June 9  The Central Government on Wednesday extended Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) Chairman M.R. Kumar’s term till March 13, 2022. He was set to retire on June 30, 2021. According to the order, Kumar’s term is extended

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Options being explored to further sweeten BPCL privatisation deal

Options being explored to further sweeten BPCL privatisation deal

🕔10:23, 6.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 6  The Central government proposes to further sugarcoat the BPCL strategic sale deal for the interested investors by giving few more clarifications through a new set of frequently asked questions (FAQ). Sources said that the Department of

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Over 24 crore vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre

Over 24 crore vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre

🕔16:13, 4.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 4  The central government on Friday said that more than 24 crore vaccine doses have been provided to the states and Union Territories so far. It also said that 1.93 crore Covid vaccine doses are still available

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Covid vax trials on children in India to begin soon: Govt

Covid vax trials on children in India to begin soon: Govt

🕔18:33, 27.May 2021

New Delhi, May 27  The Central government on Thursday announced that Covid-19 vaccine trials on children in the country would begin soon. Member (Health) in NITI Aayog and the chair of National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (NEGVAC),

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Govt gives ad hoc IGST exemption on imports of Covid relief material

Govt gives ad hoc IGST exemption on imports of Covid relief material

🕔17:28, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  In view of the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Government has exempted IGST or integrated GST on import of such goods received free of cost for free distribution of Covid relief. The exemption is ad hoc and

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Centre allocates 25 MT oxygen to Haryana

Centre allocates 25 MT oxygen to Haryana

🕔17:44, 1.May 2021

Chandigarh, May 1  The central government has allocated 25 metric tonnes (MT) additional quota to Haryana at the request of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, an officials statement said on Saturday. With the supply from the Linde oxygen plant in

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Centre requests states to vaccinate bankers, insurers on priority

Centre requests states to vaccinate bankers, insurers on priority

🕔09:44, 23.Apr 2021

Chennai, April 23  The central government has written to all the state governments and union territories (UT) requesting them to have special arrangements to vaccinate bankers and insurers. The Centre has also asked the state governments and UTs to have

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RBI Guv calls for coordinated action to give tax relief on petroleum products

RBI Guv calls for coordinated action to give tax relief on petroleum products

🕔12:04, 7.Apr 2021

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday put onus on both Centre and the States to ensure that through coordinated policy measures the cost build up in the petroleum products does not escalate further. While

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Govt plans to sell residual stake in four airports

Govt plans to sell residual stake in four airports

🕔06:40, 15.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 15  The Central government aims to sell its residual stake in four airports as part of the Rs 2.5 lakh crore asset monetisation pipeline. The sale of Airport Authority of India’s remaining stake in the four airports

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Govt employees to get full DA benefits from July

Govt employees to get full DA benefits from July

🕔20:17, 9.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 9  Central government employees and pensioners will get full benefits of dearness allowance starting July 1, with all the three pending installments being restored prospectively, Minister for State for Finance, Anurag Thakur said in Parliament on Tuesday

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Govt unceremoniously removes envoy in Liberia

Govt unceremoniously removes envoy in Liberia

🕔12:53, 21.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 21  The Central government has unceremoniously removed Upjit Singh Sachdeva from his post as honorary Consul General of India in Liberia. On February 5, the embassy of India in Abidjan, accredited to the Republic of Liberia, informed

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40 IAS officers empanelled for Secy level posts

40 IAS officers empanelled for Secy level posts

🕔07:42, 12.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 12  The Central government on Thursday cleared the empanelment of 40 IAS officers for holding Secretary level posts. Of these, 26 officers have been empanelled for Secretary and Secretary level posts, while 14 officers have been empanelled

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Centre clears empanelment of 29 IPS officers for DG-level posts

Centre clears empanelment of 29 IPS officers for DG-level posts

🕔17:56, 11.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 11 The Central government on Thursday cleared the empanelment of 29 Indian Police Service officers to hold Director General level or equivalent posts across the country in different departments. These officers are from 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988

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Plan to build 825-km all-weather roads in U’khand: Gadkari

Plan to build 825-km all-weather roads in U’khand: Gadkari

🕔07:35, 9.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 9  The central government said on Monday that it planned to construct 825 km all-weather roads in the hill state of Uttarakhand, out of which approval had been given for the construction of 671-km roads at a

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Electronic Intel network being expanded at 451 new places

Electronic Intel network being expanded at 451 new places

🕔18:38, 7.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 7  For robust and quick intelligence inputs on “real-time” basis relating to terrorism and insurgency, the Central government has been extending its dedicated and secure electronic network “TMS and NMB” at 451 new locations across the country.

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73 detected to have new UK Covid mutant strain: Health Ministry

73 detected to have new UK Covid mutant strain: Health Ministry

🕔18:20, 6.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 6  The Central government on Wednesday said that a total of 73 persons have been detected with the new “more transmissible” UK coronavirus mutant strain, and they are being kept in physical isolation in health facilities. Out

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Centre to set up drug parks to make chemicals: Minister

Centre to set up drug parks to make chemicals: Minister

🕔13:02, 2.Jan 2021

Bengaluru, Jan 2  The Central government would set up 3 bulk drugs parks to make chemicals compounds or active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for medicines and reduce their imports from China, said Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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Rs 3K cr project to boost water transportation in Brahmaputra, Barak rivers

Rs 3K cr project to boost water transportation in Brahmaputra, Barak rivers

🕔07:23, 4.Dec 2020

Guwahati, Dec 4  The Central government is likely to undertake a Rs 3,000 crore project to further improve Assam’s water transportation in the Brahmaputra and Barak rivers to boost trade in the entire northeastern region and the neighbouring states, officials

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