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Cabinet okay for huge power transmission system, redevelopment of 400 railway stations

The union cabinet on Thursday approved several proposals in infrastructure and power sectors, and also opened up investment doors. The cabinet has opted for a new Swiss Challenge Met

Amendments to HIV and AIDS bill: all you need to know

    The bill makes it compulsory for the central and state governments to provide for antiretroviral therapy (ART) and related health hazards (management of infe

IIMs will be autonomous, yet accountable

 Indian Institutes of Management will now be able to grant degrees to their students. The union cabinet chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi has approved the Indian Institute of Mana

14 IIMs don’t have directors

Out of a total of 20 IIMs in the country, the posts of director in 14 IIMs are lying vacant. The directors of the mentor IIMs are also looking after the work at seven new IIMs (IIM A

VVPAT units to be used in next general elections

The next general election will see the debut of the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail Units (VVPAT). The move comes amid the criticism of electronic voting machines by BSP leader Mayawat

Five things to know about the new steel policy

The new steel policy promises to boost the growth of the domestic steel industry. The cabinet chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi has approved the policy to provide preference to

The ascent of Nirmala Sitharaman

Today, Nirmala Sitharaman, India’s first woman full-time defence minister, may appear a picture of poise and confidence. But 11 years ago, she wasn’t even sure if she should join the Bh

Special push on the housing front can aid economy too

The real estate sector is arguably the most representative of the slowdown in the economy. The government has moved to offer it a helping hand with a Rs 10,000 crore package, which has the potentia

No criminality in business default: PSB consolidation from April

Genuine and bona fide default in business will no longer lead to the tag of criminality and punishment, as the government has decided to amend the company law. The union cabinet, chaired by prime m

Infrastructure boost for Indian economy

In an attempt to revive the economy hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has decided to bet on infrastructure development in a big way. The union cabinet chaired by prime min

All you want to know about Mission Karmayogi for civil services capacity building

Aiming to better equip the bureaucracy and improve governance, the union cabinet chaired by the prime minister on Wednesday approved the launching of a National Programme for Civil Services Capacit

Cabinet clears bonus for non-gazetted employees

The union cabinet chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to pay productivity linked bonus (PLB) for 2019-20 to 16.97 lakh non-gazetted employees of commercial establ

Lakshmi Vilas Bank to be amalgamated with DBS Bank India

The scheme of amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited (LVB) with DBS Bank India Limited (DBIL) has been approved by the union cabinet on Wednesday. On November 17, to protect dep

PLI scheme to boost IT hardware manufacturing

A production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme with a cost of Rs 7,350 crore over four years was approved by the union cabinet Wednesday, aiming to boost domestic manufacturing and attract global inves

Visionary Talk with Dr Arvind Panagariya, Professor, Columbia University & Former VC, NITI Aayog



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