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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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Centre sanctioned projects worth Rs 9,000 crore: Himachal CM

Centre sanctioned projects worth Rs 9,000 crore: Himachal CM

🕔09:32, 25.Oct 2018

Shimla, Oct 25  The Central government has sanctioned development projects worth Rs 9,000 crore in the past 10 months for Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Wednesday. The state government is focused on development of those areas

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India rejects World Bank’s HCI report over data gaps

India rejects World Bank’s HCI report over data gaps

🕔11:32, 12.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 12  The Central government on Thursday rejected the findings of the World Bank’s Human Capital Index (HCI), which has placed the country at 115th position out of 157 countries on various parameters, such as survivability measured by

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Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 series-II issue opens on October 15

Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 series-II issue opens on October 15

🕔10:46, 9.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 9 The Central government will issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 for public subscription from October 15-19. “Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds-2018-19,” a Finance Ministry

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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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