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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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India-Spain civil aviation MoU approved

India-Spain civil aviation MoU approved

🕔07:55, 4.May 2017

New Delhi, May 4  The central government on Wednesday approved a cooperation agreement between India and Spain in the civil aviation sector. The decision to approve the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the sphere of

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Cabinet grants international status to Vijayawada airport

Cabinet grants international status to Vijayawada airport

🕔07:53, 4.May 2017

New Delhi, May 4  The central government on Wednesday granted international status to Vijayawada airport. The decision to upgrade the status of Vijayawada airport, as per the provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 was taken by the Union

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Modi to launch UDAN air connectivity scheme on April 27

Modi to launch UDAN air connectivity scheme on April 27

🕔09:46, 27.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 27  The central government on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the air regional connectivity scheme — UDAN — on April 27, Thursday, in Shimla. “Simultaneously, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also flag off

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Government swaps MDs of Indian Bank and IDBI Bank

Government swaps MDs of Indian Bank and IDBI Bank

🕔09:41, 21.Mar 2017

Chennai, March 21  The central government has swapped places of the head honchos of the Indian Bank and the IDBI Bank, the Indian Bank said on Monday.In a regulatory filing, the Indian Bank informed the BSE that the central government

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Girija Kumar appointed CMD of United India Insurance

Girija Kumar appointed CMD of United India Insurance

🕔09:40, 21.Mar 2017

Chennai, March 21  The central government has approved the assignment of additional charge of the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of United India Insurance Company to A.V. Girija Kumar, the company said on Monday.In a statement issued here, the United

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Air India expected to earn more revenue in 2016-17: Sinha

Air India expected to earn more revenue in 2016-17: Sinha

🕔13:17, 10.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 10  The central government on Thursday said that national passenger carrier Air India is expected to earn more revenue in financial year 2016-17 as compared to 2015-16. According to Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, the

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India-Portugal IT&E cooperation MoU approved

India-Portugal IT&E cooperation MoU approved

🕔10:14, 7.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 7  The central government on Monday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Portugal for cooperation in the field of IT&E (information technology and electronics).The decision to approve the MoU was taken by the Union

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India, UK to allow more flights between them

India, UK to allow more flights between them

🕔08:37, 10.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 9  The central government on Thursday said that it has entered into an agreement with the UK to ease restrictions on the number of scheduled flight operations between the two countries.“India and the UK signed an MoU

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Government approves 9 highway projects worth Rs 2,600 cr

Government approves 9 highway projects worth Rs 2,600 cr

🕔10:23, 21.Sep 2016

New Delhi, Sep 21  The central government on Tuesday approved nine highway projects at a cost of Rs 2,600.31 crore, a statement said.The projects, cleared by the Standing Finance Committee (SFC), includes Rehabilitation and Up-gradation of Allahabad-Mirzapur section (Km 400.878 to

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Government lauds 7.9 per cent GDP forecast by Goldman Sachs for 2016-17

Government lauds 7.9 per cent GDP forecast by Goldman Sachs for 2016-17

🕔10:40, 26.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 26  The central government on Thursday lauded global investment banker Goldman Sachs for awarding a growth forecast of 7.9 per cent for the Indian economy in the current fiscal, riding on an improved monsoon, key reforms and

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