Back to homepage

Tag "central government"

Tamil Nadu to get additional power from Kudankulam n-plant

Tamil Nadu to get additional power from Kudankulam n-plant

🕔11:17, 9.Mar 2015

Chennai, March 9  The central government assured Tamil Nadu of 100 MW additional power from the second 1,000 MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam, said a state government release. According to the release, Union minister of state for power, coal,

Read Full Article
Guidelines soon on skilling up disabled youth: Birender Singh

Guidelines soon on skilling up disabled youth: Birender Singh

🕔11:31, 18.Feb 2015

Ranchi, Feb 18  The central government was planning to provide specialized skills to rural job guarantee workers and would soon notify guidelines on imparting special skills to disabled youth, Union Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said. He said imparting top-notch

Read Full Article
Government to continue with Aadhar scheme, SC told

Government to continue with Aadhar scheme, SC told

🕔10:59, 14.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 14  The central government Friday cleared all the doubts on the future of Aadhar scheme as it told the Supreme Court that it would continue with the unique identification project. The government’s stand was conveyed by the

Read Full Article
Modi congratulates Kejriwal

Modi congratulates Kejriwal

🕔11:57, 10.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 10  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday called up and congratulated Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal and assured him support from the central government. “Spoke to Arvind Kejriwal and congratulated him on the win. Assured him

Read Full Article
Black money abroad: 350 accounts assessed, 60 cases filed

Black money abroad: 350 accounts assessed, 60 cases filed

🕔14:40, 9.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 9  The central government has completed assessment of 350 foreign accounts while tax-evasion proceedings have been initiated against 60 such holders as part of its crackdown on black money accounts, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday. Reacting

Read Full Article
India to mine Indian Ocean seabed for gold, silver

India to mine Indian Ocean seabed for gold, silver

🕔11:58, 9.Feb 2015

Panaji, Feb 9  The central government is all set to exploit 10,000 sq. kms of the Indian Ocean seabed for minerals including gold, silver and platinum. According to a top scientist, the earth sciences ministry is finalising a contract with

Read Full Article
Building smart cities is challenging but doable: Minister

Building smart cities is challenging but doable: Minister

🕔11:22, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu asked the states to be ready to make their cities and towns “smart” under the central government’s initiative of building 100 smart cities. Addressing a meet ‘Consultation workshop with states

Read Full Article
‘Make in India’ is Centre’s biggest digital initiative

‘Make in India’ is Centre’s biggest digital initiative

🕔12:32, 5.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 5  The central government annouced that “Make in India” has become its largest and fastest growing digital initiative with 2.1 billion impressions on social media. In the process, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion initiative has

Read Full Article
Government reconstitutes NDMA

Government reconstitutes NDMA

🕔10:54, 30.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 30  The central government reconstituted the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), a home ministry notification said. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) director of health, safety and environment D.N. Sharma has been nominated as a member of the

Read Full Article
Centre aims to provide 24X7 power to all by 2019

Centre aims to provide 24X7 power to all by 2019

🕔09:58, 29.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 29  The central government is on target to meet its ambitious goal to give uninterrupted electricity to all homes across India, an official said here Sunday. “Comprehensive state-specific action plans for 24×7 power to all homes is

Read Full Article
Centre to invest Rs.21,350 crore for Bengal infrastructure development

Centre to invest Rs.21,350 crore for Bengal infrastructure development

🕔12:12, 24.Dec 2014

Kolkata, Dec 24  The central government has sanctioned Rs.21,350 crore for infrastructure development in the port and road sector in West Bengal, it was announced. Briefing media persons after a meeting at the secretariat “Nabanna”, union Surface Transport and Highways

Read Full Article
Warangal, Amravati in heritage city development scheme

Warangal, Amravati in heritage city development scheme

🕔10:07, 22.Dec 2014

Hyderabad, Dec 22  The central government has included Warangal in Telangana and Amaravati in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh under a scheme for development of heritage cities, union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu announced. They are among 12 cities

Read Full Article
Comprehensively reviewing food safety act, government tell SC

Comprehensively reviewing food safety act, government tell SC

🕔11:24, 11.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 11  The central government told the Supreme Court that it was engaged in the exercise of giving a comprehensive relook to the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, in light of its orders and the representation received

Read Full Article
Ready-to-bid projects worth Rs.3 lakh crore in the offing

Ready-to-bid projects worth Rs.3 lakh crore in the offing

🕔12:16, 9.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 9  The central government is creating 500 ready-to-bid projects worth Rs.3 lakh crore to augment the country’s infrastructural growth, union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said here. He also said his ministry has created a

Read Full Article
Rs.72.55 crore granted for Uttrakhand’s tourism: Centre

Rs.72.55 crore granted for Uttrakhand’s tourism: Centre

🕔13:04, 4.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 3  The central government Wednesday said it has sanctioned Rs.72.55 crore for rebuilding and reconstruction of flood-ravaged Uttarakhand’s damaged tourism assets. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, union Minister of Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma

Read Full Article
Akhilesh accuses Centre of discrimination against UP

Akhilesh accuses Centre of discrimination against UP

🕔11:06, 20.Nov 2014

Lucknow, Nov 20  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav accused the union government of discrimination in power allocation to the state from the central pool. He added that the central government was also not providing enough coal as per the

Read Full Article
Final talks on with states on Goods and Services Tax: Jaitley

Final talks on with states on Goods and Services Tax: Jaitley

🕔14:13, 10.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 10 The central government is in the final stages of talks with the states on the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) before the relevant bill for implementation is introduced in the upcoming session of parliament, Finance

Read Full Article
Trinamool to raise diesel deregulation issue in parliament

Trinamool to raise diesel deregulation issue in parliament

🕔12:31, 6.Nov 2014

Kolkata, Nov 6  Coming down heavily on the BJP-led central government for deregulating diesel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee  said Trinamool Congress MPs would oppose the decision in parliament. Accusing the Narendra Modi government of utilising all its

Read Full Article
Pradeep Burman among three named for holding accounts abroad

Pradeep Burman among three named for holding accounts abroad

🕔14:16, 27.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 27  The central government Monday disclosed names of three people, including Pradeep Burman, who are holding bank accounts in foreign countries and are now under the lens of Income Tax authorities. The names are: Pradeep Burman, Pankaj

Read Full Article
Metro project in Ahmedabad cleared

Metro project in Ahmedabad cleared

🕔10:16, 20.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 20  The central government cleared a 35.96 km metro rail project in Ahmedabad. The first phase would connect the APMC to Motera Stadium and Thaltej Gam to Vastral Gam. The total project of the cost would Rs.10,773

Read Full Article