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Corporate tax could be cut on better GST collections: FICCI

Corporate tax could be cut on better GST collections: FICCI

🕔21:17, 5.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 5  The government on Tuesday said corporate tax rates can be cut to 25 per cent from 30 per cent if the goods and services tax (GST) collections improve, but wanted the firms to pass on the

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Government calls all-party meeting

Government calls all-party meeting

🕔12:54, 26.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 26 The government has called an all-party meeting on Tuesday to brief opposition leaders about the IAF attack on Tuesday on the biggest training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which had claimed responsibility for the Pulwama terror attack.

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Government approves setting up of 12,000 MW solar power projects

Government approves setting up of 12,000 MW solar power projects

🕔10:49, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The government on Wednesday approved a proposal for setting up of 12,000 MW of solar power projects by state-run producers. According to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), the producers will be provided with a

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Government ups print media ad rates by 25 per cent

Government ups print media ad rates by 25 per cent

🕔10:30, 9.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 9  The government on Tuesday increased the advertisement rates for print media by 25 per cent over the existing rates, which is expected to especially benefit small and medium newspapers. An Information and Broadcasting Ministry release said

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Udan-III: 15 airlines bid for 111 proposals

Udan-III: 15 airlines bid for 111 proposals

🕔11:07, 8.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 8  The Union government has received bids for 111 proposals which include operations of seaplanes in the third round of auction for the regional air connectivity — UDAN — scheme from 15 airlines, a senior government official

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94% of GST refund claims settled: Government

94% of GST refund claims settled: Government

🕔10:02, 4.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 4  The government on Monday said nearly 94 per cent of the total GST refund claims of Rs 97,202 crore has been settled by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) and the state authorities.

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Government appoints MD & CEO in 10 PSU banks

Government appoints MD & CEO in 10 PSU banks

🕔09:58, 20.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 20 :  Mrutyunjay Mahapatra and Padmaja Chundru are among five deputy managing directors in State Bank of India who have been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of Syndicate Bank and Indian Bank respectively, according to

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New Mineral Policy in two months: Mines Ministry

New Mineral Policy in two months: Mines Ministry

🕔09:35, 18.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 18  The government is giving final touches to the draft National Mineral Policy and is likely to announce it within two months, a Mines Ministry official said on Friday. “The new policy aims to give a big

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Government, private sectors should ensure skilled ecosystem: Pradhan

Government, private sectors should ensure skilled ecosystem: Pradhan

🕔11:29, 16.Jul 2018

Bhubaneswar, July 16  Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the government and the private sector should work together to ensure a skilled ecosystem. “It is imperative that the government and the private sector work

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Government welcomes RBI monetary policy statement

Government welcomes RBI monetary policy statement

🕔10:14, 6.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 6 The government on Thursday welcomed the RBI’s monetary policy statement in which it maintained the status quo on its key short-term lending rate at 6 per cent. Maintaining a neutral stance, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), in

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Parliament fails to function 14th day in a row, government reaches out to ‘disruptors’

Parliament fails to function 14th day in a row, government reaches out to ‘disruptors’

🕔20:28, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22 Parliament failed to transact any business on Thursday for the 14th consecutive day and both Houses had to be adjourned amid pandemonium by various parties over different issues, leaving the no-confidence motion in a limbo. Meanwhile, the

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Government to file review plea on SC/ST Act order

Government to file review plea on SC/ST Act order

🕔20:05, 22.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 22 The government will file a review petition in the Supreme Court on its judgment that protects public servants and private employees from arbitrary arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Minister of State for Social

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Government cuts borrowing target, says Rs 20,000 cr is enough

Government cuts borrowing target, says Rs 20,000 cr is enough

🕔14:08, 17.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 17  The government on Wednesday said it has cut the size of additional borrowing to Rs 20,000 crore of government securities during the current fiscal. On December 27, the government had stated that it would raise additional

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No plans to have an all EV fleet in the country by 2030: Government

No plans to have an all EV fleet in the country by 2030: Government

🕔10:25, 3.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 3 The government has “no plans under consideration” to have an all electric vehicle (EV) fleet in the country by 2030, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. “There are, at present, no plans under consideration of the Department of

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Electrified 15,183 villages till November 30: Minister

Electrified 15,183 villages till November 30: Minister

🕔09:56, 20.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 20 The government has electrified 15,183 villages till November 30, 2017, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. According to Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy Raj Kumar Singh as on 1st April, 2015,

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Government launches BharatNet Phase II, telcos give cheques to participate in project

Government launches BharatNet Phase II, telcos give cheques to participate in project

🕔10:22, 14.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 14  The government on Monday launched Phase II of BharatNet project through which it aims to provide high-speed broadband connections to all panchayats by the end of 2019. Major telecom players like Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Idea

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Binoy Kumar appointed Special Secretary logistics

Binoy Kumar appointed Special Secretary logistics

🕔10:26, 7.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 7  The government on Monday appointed Director General of Directorate General of Supplies and Disposal (DGS&D) Binoy Kumar as special secretary, logistics in the department of commerce. The decision to appoint Kumar, an IAS officer of the

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Government may change price approval method for new drugs

Government may change price approval method for new drugs

🕔09:14, 21.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 21  The government on Friday said that it is considering a change in the price approval method for new medicines. The development assumes significance as the current practice causes considerable time delays in the launch of new

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Indo-German partnership to boost investments in food processing infra: MoFPI

Indo-German partnership to boost investments in food processing infra: MoFPI

🕔10:23, 11.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 11  The government on Tuesday said that Indo-German economic partnership will boost investments in Indias food processing ‘value chain infrastructure. According to the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), India’s participation in the trade fair held at

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