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Centre exploring options to extend support to PCPIR projects

Centre exploring options to extend support to PCPIR projects

🕔13:00, 21.Sep 2018

Kolkata, Sep 21  The Centre is exploring possibilities and options to extend its support in terms of strengthening infrastructure and ensuring availability of feedstock in the Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIRs) projects, an official said. The Centre was

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Government extends PAN-Aadhaar linkage deadline

Government extends PAN-Aadhaar linkage deadline

🕔09:51, 2.Jul 2018

New Delhi, July 02  The Central government on Saturday extended the deadline for taxpayers to link their Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar while filing returns. According to a late-night Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) notification, taxpayers can now link

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July 1 to be commemorated as the GST Day

July 1 to be commemorated as the GST Day

🕔17:37, 30.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 30 The central government on Saturday said that July 1 will be celebrated as the “GST Day” to commemorate the first year of the “unprecedented reform of Indian taxation” system. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was launched

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NBCC asks contractors not to cut trees till July 4

NBCC asks contractors not to cut trees till July 4

🕔07:46, 28.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 28  The government-run NBCC India Ltd, that is redeveloping infrastructure in south Delhi requiring axing thousands of trees, on Wednesday directed its contractors not to cut any tree till July 4. “We have instructed all contractors carrying

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We ensured better coal quality, output: Goyal

We ensured better coal quality, output: Goyal

🕔07:40, 12.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 12  The Central government has worked to ensure superior coal quality for consumers along with a focus on lowering the cost of electricity, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday. Citing the Modi government’s achievements in this

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Government should divest 100% stake in Air India: CAPA India

Government should divest 100% stake in Air India: CAPA India

🕔10:38, 5.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 5  The Central government should divest 100 per cent stake in the national passenger carrier Air India, said aviation consulting firm CAPA India on Monday “… the government should divest 100 per cent even if it means

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Government meets 2017-18 fiscal deficit target

Government meets 2017-18 fiscal deficit target

🕔13:13, 1.Jun 2018

New Delhi, May 31 The Central government broadly met its revised fiscal deficit target of 3.5 per cent for financial year 2017-18, official data showed here on Thursday. According to the figures released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), fiscal

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With no takers, Air India’s divestment plan nosedives

With no takers, Air India’s divestment plan nosedives

🕔20:58, 31.May 2018

New Delhi, May 31  The central government’s plan to divest a majority stake in the national passenger carrier Air India seems to have run into trouble, as no bids were received for the cash-strapped airline. According to the Ministry of

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Government not to sell Air India, if bids are below minimum floor price: Official

Government not to sell Air India, if bids are below minimum floor price: Official

🕔10:03, 23.May 2018

New Delhi, May 23  The central government might not sell its stake in the ongoing divestment process of the national passenger carrier Air India, if bids do not meet a minimum threshold value or floor price estimated for the airline.

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Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill

Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill

🕔11:13, 24.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 24  The central government on Monday said that five more states — Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Puducherry — will roll out intra-state e-way bills from Wednesday. According to a Ministry of Finance statement, with

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Government extends phase-I of FAME India scheme

Government extends phase-I of FAME India scheme

🕔09:23, 14.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 14  The central government on Friday said that it has extended the phase-1 of FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles) India scheme for a further period of six months up to September 30,

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Government to divest complete management control in AI: Official

Government to divest complete management control in AI: Official

🕔10:08, 7.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 7  The Central government plans to off-load 76 per cent stake and management control of Air India through the divestment process, a senior Finance Ministry official said on Friday. “With all humility, I would like to say, people

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Judicial scrutiny of Aadhaar is limited, Centre tells SC

Judicial scrutiny of Aadhaar is limited, Centre tells SC

🕔11:08, 5.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 5  The Central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Aadhaar unique identification number is a policy decision in the larger interest of the state, and was put in place after expert inputs, thus the scope

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Government sets up PMIC to expedite Jewar airport project

Government sets up PMIC to expedite Jewar airport project

🕔10:05, 4.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 4 The Central government on Tuesday said that it has set up a ‘Project Monitoring and Implementation Committee’ (PMIC) to expedite the implementation of New Greenfield Noida International Airport at Jewar. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation,

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Cauvery: Centre seeks time, Tamil Nadu for contempt action

Cauvery: Centre seeks time, Tamil Nadu for contempt action

🕔19:46, 31.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 31  In a bid to buy time, the Central government on Saturday moved the Supreme Court filing a clarification petition and asking for three months for implementing its judgment in view of the May assembly elections in

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Centre to 100% fund development projects in Northeast

Centre to 100% fund development projects in Northeast

🕔10:41, 30.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 29  The Central government will now 100 per cent fund the development projects in the Northeast region – unlike 90 per cent as per previous policy while the remaining had to be done by the state, it

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Anna Hazare breaks fast after government assurance

Anna Hazare breaks fast after government assurance

🕔20:57, 29.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 29 Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday called off his hunger strike in support of his demands as the Central government sought six months to deal with his demands on fair crop prices, Lokpal appointment and electoral reforms.

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Government to guarantee IRFC’s Rs 5,000 cr bond issuance to LIC

Government to guarantee IRFC’s Rs 5,000 cr bond issuance to LIC

🕔20:15, 26.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 26  The Central government will guarantee the Rs 5,000 crore bond issue by the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) to be subscribed by state-run Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) according to an official announcement on Monday. A Finance

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PNB issued over 41,170 LoUs since 2011: Jaitley

PNB issued over 41,170 LoUs since 2011: Jaitley

🕔10:40, 23.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 23  The central government has said that state-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) has issued 41,178 Letters of Undertakings (LoUs) since 2011. “PNB has apprised that 7,672 LoUs were issued with validity of 90 days, 20,078 LoUs were

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Last date for Aadhaar based verification of mobile connections extended

Last date for Aadhaar based verification of mobile connections extended

🕔10:08, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22  The Central government on Wednesday extended the last date for re-verification of mobile connections through Aadhaar based E-KYC process, till “the matter is finally heard and the judgment is pronounced” by the Supreme Court. “… any

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