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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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President’s Rule to be revoked, Congress back in Uttarakhand

President’s Rule to be revoked, Congress back in Uttarakhand

🕔12:24, 11.May 2016

New Delhi, May 11  The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat had the legislative majority and his government would be restored as soon as President’s Rule was revoked in the state.

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‘Centre on sticky wicket over President’s Rule in Uttarakhand’

‘Centre on sticky wicket over President’s Rule in Uttarakhand’

🕔10:54, 2.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 2  The central government is on a sticky wicket over its decision to impose President’s Rule in Uttarakhand, Congress sources said here on Friday. The sources insisted that state governor Krishan Kant Paul had not recommended the

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Modi government announces new insurance policy for farmers

Modi government announces new insurance policy for farmers

🕔10:05, 14.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 14  The central government on Wednesday announced a new crop insurance policy ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’ for farmers across the country, saying the “path-breaking scheme” will boost the farming sector. Announcing the new insurance scheme for

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Centre to invest Rs.52,000 crore in Bengal port, road sectors

Centre to invest Rs.52,000 crore in Bengal port, road sectors

🕔08:55, 9.Jan 2016

Kolkata, Jan 9  The central government will invest around Rs.52,000 crore for strengthening the port and road infrastructure in West Bengal, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to lay the foundation of the much-awaited deep sea port, the work on

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India-Singapore civil aviation MoU approved

India-Singapore civil aviation MoU approved

🕔14:11, 6.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 6  The central government on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Singapore to increase cooperation in civil aviation.The decision was taken by the cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.“The union

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Government to sign MoU to conserve migratory birds

Government to sign MoU to conserve migratory birds

🕔12:10, 31.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 31  The central government on Wednesday gave its nod to sign an MoU on conservation of migratory birds of prey in Africa and Eurasia.Approval for this MoU, also called ‘Raptor MoU’ was taken in a meeting of

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No junior-level interviews in central government, PSUs from January 1

No junior-level interviews in central government, PSUs from January 1

🕔10:06, 30.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 30  There will be no more interviews for selection in junior level posts and non-gazetted posts of the central government from January 1, 2016, a government memorandum said on Tuesday.“The timeline set regarding completing the process of

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Public suggestions for rail budget invited

Public suggestions for rail budget invited

🕔11:31, 17.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 17  The central government on Wednesday invited public suggestions regarding the forthcoming Railway budget 2016-17.According to the Ministry of Railways, suggestions can be given online on its website where a special icon with the title “public suggestions

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NHAI to issue Rs.10,000 crore-worth tax-free bonds

NHAI to issue Rs.10,000 crore-worth tax-free bonds

🕔11:26, 17.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 17  The central government on Wednesday said the national highways development authority will raise up to Rs.10,000 crore through public issue of bonds.According to Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) plans to

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Centre funds Rs.3,231 crore to build 2.28 lakh houses for urban poor

Centre funds Rs.3,231 crore to build 2.28 lakh houses for urban poor

🕔11:39, 19.Nov 2015

New Delhi, Nov 19  The central government will provide Rs.3,231 crore to five states — Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthana – for constructing 2,28,204 houses for urban poor.The project was approved on Wednesday by the Union Housing

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