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Cabinet clears Phase-II of Ahemdabad Metro Rail Project

Cabinet clears Phase-II of Ahemdabad Metro Rail Project

🕔07:26, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II. The Cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The project comprises two corridors of with a total length of 28.254 km:

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Cabinet approves visa simplification agreement with South Africa

Cabinet approves visa simplification agreement with South Africa

🕔07:25, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the signing of agreement between India and South Africa on simplification of visa requirements for travel of citizens for purposes such as tourism and business. An official release said the

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Cabinet clears ordinance to check unregulated deposit schemes

Cabinet clears ordinance to check unregulated deposit schemes

🕔07:23, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the promulgation of the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019 to prevent chit fund scams and protect small investors. “The proposed Ordinance will immediately tackle the menace of illicit

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Cabinet okays new rural livelihood scheme

Cabinet okays new rural livelihood scheme

🕔07:20, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. on Tuesday approved the implementation of the National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP). This project under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) will be

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Cabinet sanctions Rs 2,055 cr for Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Cabinet sanctions Rs 2,055 cr for Swadesh Darshan Scheme

🕔07:12, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20 The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the continuation of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme during the extent of 14th Finance Commission – ending in 2020 -and beyond, sanctioning Rs 2,055 crore for 60 projects under the scheme to

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Cabinet approves leasing of land for ‘Kisan Mandi’

Cabinet approves leasing of land for ‘Kisan Mandi’

🕔09:31, 14.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 14  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal for leasing out 1.61-acre land of the Delhi Milk Scheme in Delhi’s Alipur to Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) to set up “Kisan Mandi”, said an official. The

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Government approves higher electricity allocation to Telangana, Jharkhand

Government approves higher electricity allocation to Telangana, Jharkhand

🕔10:52, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to allocate 85 per cent of electricity generated by NTPC’s Telangana Super Thermal Power Project (TSTPP) to the state. Additionally, the Power Ministry proposal also mandates allocation of

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Cabinet nod to regularization of allowances for key AAI staff

Cabinet nod to regularization of allowances for key AAI staff

🕔10:47, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the regularization of certain allowances being paid over and above the 50 per cent ceiling to certain employees of the Airports Authority of India (AAI). These allowances are the rating

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Cabinet approves establishment of unified regulator for IFSCs

Cabinet approves establishment of unified regulator for IFSCs

🕔10:46, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the establishment of a unified authority for regulating all financial services in International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) in India. According to an official release, the unified regulatory authority will be

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Cabinet approves Bill for autonomy to two food tech institutes

Cabinet approves Bill for autonomy to two food tech institutes

🕔10:44, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved introduction of a bill in Parliament to confer the status of ‘Institutions of National Importance’ to two food technology institutes. The National Institutes of

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Cabinet nod to agriculture, food industry agreement with Ukraine

Cabinet nod to agriculture, food industry agreement with Ukraine

🕔10:38, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved thee signing of agreement between India and Ukraine for cooperation in agriculture and the food industry. The proposed agreement, which provides for cooperation in various fields of agriculture and food

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Cabinet approves agreement with Maldives on agribusiness

Cabinet approves agreement with Maldives on agribusiness

🕔10:36, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday accorded ex post facto approval to the an agreement between the Agriculture Ministry and the Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resource and Agriculture, Maldives. It was signed in December last year during

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Cabinet approves revised office memorandum for upper caste quota

Cabinet approves revised office memorandum for upper caste quota

🕔10:17, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex post facto approval to the revised Office Memorandum (OM) pertaining to the Cabinet Note on “Amendment of Constitution to provide for reservation for Economically Weaker Sections”. The OM

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Cabinet approves MoU with UAE on development cooperation in Africa

Cabinet approves MoU with UAE on development cooperation in Africa

🕔10:07, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates on development cooperation in Africa. The MoU entails setting up of a framework of cooperation between the two

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Cabinet approves jail term for film piracy

Cabinet approves jail term for film piracy

🕔10:00, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an amendment to the Cinematograph Act, 1952, to tackle the menace of film piracy and copyright infringement making penal provisions of three-year jail term or Rs 10 lakh fine or

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Cabinet nod for postal life insurance unit likely in 15 days: Minister

Cabinet nod for postal life insurance unit likely in 15 days: Minister

🕔10:28, 31.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 31  The Union Cabinet is likely to approve the setting up of a strategic business unit of postal life insurance within the next 15 days, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters here on the

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Cabinet approves agreement with Kuwait to safeguard domestic workers

Cabinet approves agreement with Kuwait to safeguard domestic workers

🕔17:42, 23.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 23  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of an agreement with Kuwait to safeguard three lakh Indians working as domestic workers there and to provide a structured framework for cooperation on matters related to them.

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Cabinet clears Delhi Metro’s Red Line extension connecting Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad

Cabinet clears Delhi Metro’s Red Line extension connecting Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad

🕔17:40, 23.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 23  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for the extension of the Red Line of the Delhi Metro from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Stand in Ghaziabad. Briefing the

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Cabinet clears creation of GST Appellate Tribunal’s national bench

Cabinet clears creation of GST Appellate Tribunal’s national bench

🕔17:15, 23.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 23 The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved creation of a national bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) to ensure better resolution of GST-related disputes. Presided over by the President and consisting of one technical

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Cabinet clears changes in POCSO Act, provides for death penalty for child abuse

Cabinet clears changes in POCSO Act, provides for death penalty for child abuse

🕔07:17, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29  The Union Cabinet has cleared a proposal to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 to provide for the death penalty for aggravated penetrative sexual assault on children. Briefing the media on

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