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No plans to privatise ordnance factories: Defence Ministry

No plans to privatise ordnance factories: Defence Ministry

🕔20:28, 17.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 17  The Central government on Saturday denied reports about privatisation of ordnance factories across the country in a response to workers who have threatened to launch a 30-day strike from August 20. A panel of senior officials

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Situation in J&K to improve in few days: Centre

Situation in J&K to improve in few days: Centre

🕔12:59, 16.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 16  The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir will improve over the next few days. The submission came before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi who was

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IOB’s authorised capital increased to Rs 15,000 crore

IOB’s authorised capital increased to Rs 15,000 crore

🕔16:15, 30.Jul 2019

Chennai, July 30  The central government, after consultations with the Reserve Bank of India, has increased the authorised capital of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) from Rs 10,000 crore to Rs 15,000 crore through a gazette notification. In a statement issued

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No proposal to merge state-run oil and gas entities: Minister

No proposal to merge state-run oil and gas entities: Minister

🕔13:09, 9.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 9  The Central government has no plans under consideration for merging public sector oil and gas companies to create an integrated firm having the strength to compete with international and domestic private majors, Parliament was told on

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Budget 2019-20: Government expects windfall from RBI as dividends

Budget 2019-20: Government expects windfall from RBI as dividends

🕔21:16, 5.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 5 The central government expects to get a massive fund influx from the Reserve Bank of India as dividends in 2019-20. Accordingly, senior government official have said that around Rs 90,000 crore is expected to come from the

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Government to introduce SEZ amendment bill in Parliament

Government to introduce SEZ amendment bill in Parliament

🕔10:56, 13.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 13 The Central government will introduce the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the ensuing session of the Parliament. Accordingly, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval to introduce

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GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha

GST return filing dates extended in cyclone-hit Odisha

🕔06:29, 17.May 2019

Bhubaneswar, May 17  The Central government has extended the deadlines for various Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers registered in cyclone-hit Odisha, an official said on Thursday. State Information and Public Relations Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh said the

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Centre appoints key management personnel in 3 PSBs

Centre appoints key management personnel in 3 PSBs

🕔09:46, 10.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 10  The Central government on Tuesday made key management appointments to several public sector banks (PSBs). According to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointments following proposals from

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Centre okays Rs 12,020 crore Surat Metro project

Centre okays Rs 12,020 crore Surat Metro project

🕔07:00, 10.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 10  The central government, here on Saturday, approved the 40.35 kilometre Surat Metro Rail project with two corridors. Expected to be launched on Sunday, the project would be completed in five years at an estimated cost of

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Navi Mumbai airport to be operationalised by 2021-22: Minister

Navi Mumbai airport to be operationalised by 2021-22: Minister

🕔12:33, 14.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 14  The Central government plans to operationalise Navi Mumbai airport by 2021-22, apart from creating additional infrastructure at existing airports in Delhi and Banagalore, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Wednesday. Speaking at

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Government to continue credit linked capital subsidy scheme

Government to continue credit linked capital subsidy scheme

🕔12:19, 14.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 14  The Central government will continue the “Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Upgradation Scheme” for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) beyond the 12th Plan period for three years from 2017-18 to 2019-20. The Cabinet Committee

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Maheshwari new Special Secretary, Internal Security

Maheshwari new Special Secretary, Internal Security

🕔11:17, 6.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 6  The Central government on Tuesday appointed senior IPS officer A.P. Maheshwari as Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Union Home Ministry. A 1984 batch Uttar Pradesh cadre officer, he was currently Director General, Bureau of Police

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Centre dismisses two PNB Executive Directors

Centre dismisses two PNB Executive Directors

🕔12:48, 19.Jan 2019

Chennai, Jan 19  The Central government has removed two Punjab National Bank (PNB) Executive Directors — Sanjiv Sharan and K.Veera Brahmaji Rao — for the lapses in the Rs 13,500 crore fraud allegedly perpetrated by absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi. The

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UCO bank to raise upto Rs 1500 crore

UCO bank to raise upto Rs 1500 crore

🕔09:20, 18.Jan 2019

Kolkata, Jan 18  Following the Rs 3,076 crore capital infusion by the Central government, state-run UCO Bank on Thursday said it is planning to raise equity capital fund up to Rs 1,000 crore through qualified institutions placement (QIP). Additionally, the

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Government to infuse more than Rs 10,000 cr into Bank of India

Government to infuse more than Rs 10,000 cr into Bank of India

🕔18:46, 30.Dec 2018

Mumbai, Dec 30  The Central government has decided to infuse Rs 10,086 crore into Bank of India. The bank informed the BSE in a regulatory filing on Saturday that the capital infusion in its equity will be done by way

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Auto sector may attract $8-10 bn investment by 2023: Government

Auto sector may attract $8-10 bn investment by 2023: Government

🕔10:38, 28.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 28  The Central government expects the Indian automobile sector to attract around $8-10 billion in local and foreign investment by 2023. According to the “Year End Review 2018” of the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises

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Government comes out with draft IT rules focussed on social media

Government comes out with draft IT rules focussed on social media

🕔20:06, 24.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 24  Amid concerns over Central government’s powers to snoop into computers, the Electronics and IT Ministry has come out with draft IT rules focussed on social media platforms. Accordingly, the ministry published the draft rules for public

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Centre approves Rs 1,292 cr assistance to Odisha, Tripura

Centre approves Rs 1,292 cr assistance to Odisha, Tripura

🕔11:09, 18.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 18 The Central government on Monday approved additional assistance of Rs 1,292.22 crore to Odisha and Tripura considering the loss both the states faced during natural calamities this year. A high level committee chaired by Union Home Minister

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Centre to spend Rs 930 cr on Bhubaneswar airport expansion

Centre to spend Rs 930 cr on Bhubaneswar airport expansion

🕔10:00, 4.Dec 2018

Bhubaneswar, Dec 4  The Central government has decided to expand the Biju Patnaik International Airport at an investment of Rs 930 crore to handle the increased air passengers, said an official on Monday. “We have committed that we will be

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Web check-in fee charged by airlines under scanner: Ministry

Web check-in fee charged by airlines under scanner: Ministry

🕔10:00, 27.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 27  The central government on Monday said it is going into the issue of some airlines charging a fee for advance seat selection through web check-in. “MoCA (Ministry of Civil Aviation) has noted that airlines are now

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