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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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CCEA allows ITI Limited’s FPO

CCEA allows ITI Limited’s FPO

🕔10:05, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22  The central government on Wednesday allowed defence communication major ITI Limited to go in for a “prospectus based” Further Public Offer (FPO) to raise working capital and to reduce its debt obligations. The development follows Cabinet

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No abnormal increase in airfare after grounding of aircraft: Government

No abnormal increase in airfare after grounding of aircraft: Government

🕔09:45, 17.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 17  The Central government on Friday said that there has not been a “significant or abnormal increase” in air fares due to the grounding of 14 aircraft belonging to IndiGo and GoAir on engine related safety concerns. Minister

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BS-VI grade fuel to be available from April 1, SC told

BS-VI grade fuel to be available from April 1, SC told

🕔21:32, 21.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 21  The Central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has advanced by two years the availability of the BS-VI grade fuel and it will be available in the national capital from April 1. Earlier,

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Spell out stand on MPs’ salaries, allowances: SC to Centre

Spell out stand on MPs’ salaries, allowances: SC to Centre

🕔14:42, 20.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a “last opportunity” to the Centre to spell out its stand on setting up of a permanent mechanism for determining sitting parliamentarians’ salaries and allowances. Giving a week’s time to

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Karnataka to provide healthcare to all soon

Karnataka to provide healthcare to all soon

🕔10:18, 17.Feb 2018

Bengaluru, Feb 17  In line with the ‘Modicare’ of the Central government, Karnataka too would provide healthcare to all people in the state soon, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Friday. “The universal health coverage scheme under the name ‘Arogya Karnataka

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‘Namocare’ to make India largest drug maker: Union Minister

‘Namocare’ to make India largest drug maker: Union Minister

🕔19:28, 15.Feb 2018

Bengaluru, Feb 15  The Central government’s ‘Ayushman Bharat’ health insurance scheme, or ‘Namocare’ as it is popularly known, would make India the largest drug maker in the world, said Union 15on Thursday. Inaugurating the third edition of the ‘India Pharma

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Small Finance and Payments banks to offer Atal Pension Yojana

Small Finance and Payments banks to offer Atal Pension Yojana

🕔09:54, 27.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 27  The Central government on Friday said “Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks” will offer social security scheme Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to their subscribers. “To strengthen the existing channels of APY distribution, it is felt that these

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Japan commits Rs 2,587 cr loan to Bengaluru water supply project

Japan commits Rs 2,587 cr loan to Bengaluru water supply project

🕔09:54, 25.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 25  The Central government on Wednesday said the Japanese government has committed to an official development assistance loan of approximately Rs 2,587 crore for Phase 3 (I) of the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Project. According to

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FDI proposals worth Rs 532 cr approved

FDI proposals worth Rs 532 cr approved

🕔09:59, 5.Jan 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Jan 5  The central government on Thursday said that it has approved two foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs 532 crore, including one from Metaffinity. “During the month of December 2017, the Department of

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Centre sanctions Rs 1,250 cr for Assam inland transport

Centre sanctions Rs 1,250 cr for Assam inland transport

🕔11:37, 31.Dec 2017

Guwahati, Dec 31  The central government has sanctioned Rs. 1,250 crore for the development of transport sector in Assam, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said here on Saturday. Chairing a high powered meeting of the

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Lok Sabha takes up bill amending regulations for government acquiring property

Lok Sabha takes up bill amending regulations for government acquiring property

🕔09:54, 20.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 20  A bill to amend the regulations concerning compensation payable for acquisition of immovable property by the central government for public purpose was moved for passage in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Moving The Requisitioning and Acquisition

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Shaktikanta Das appointed India’s G20 Sherpa

Shaktikanta Das appointed India’s G20 Sherpa

🕔09:30, 28.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The central government on Monday said that it has appointed former IAS officer Shaktikanta Das as Indias “G20 Sherpa”. According to the Ministry of Finance, the former Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA),

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Centre working on mechanism to speed up GST refund for exporters: Minister

Centre working on mechanism to speed up GST refund for exporters: Minister

🕔09:57, 16.Oct 2017

Kolkata, Oct 16  The central government is working on mechanisms to further speed up the GST refund process for exporters, a minister said on Sunday. “We are evolving a mechanism. We are trying to further reduce time for refunds,” Minister

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Have set up an Expert Committee on data protection, Centre tells SC

Have set up an Expert Committee on data protection, Centre tells SC

🕔11:51, 7.Sep 2017

New Delhi, Sep 7  The Central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has set up a Committee of Experts headed by former apex court judge B.N. Srikrishna to study various aspects of data protection in India and

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Tapan Ray to be the next Economic Affairs Secretary

Tapan Ray to be the next Economic Affairs Secretary

🕔08:34, 26.May 2017

New Delhi, May 26  The central government on Thursday said that Corporate Affairs Secretary Tapan Ray will be the next Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, under the Ministry of Finance from June 1, 2017. According to the Appointments Committee of

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