Daily Archives: January 20, 2016

India UK signs MOU for Public Administration and Governance Reforms

Memorandum of Understanding between India and United Kingdom in the field of Public Administration and Governance Reforms The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in November, 2015 between India, and United Kingdom for Cooperation in Public Administration and… Read More »

Work starts on Eastern Peripheral Expressway

Work starts on Eastern Peripheral Expressway The work of Eastern Peripheral Expressway which was held up due to land acquisition problems has kick-started on the Palwal side after the release of enhanced compensation by the NHAI as awarded by the Arbitral Tribunal. The farmers are now handing over the land to NHAI in Palwal district.… Read More »

6 laning of Aurangabad – Bihar/Jharkhand Border section on NH-2

Six laning of Aurangabad – Bihar/Jharkhand Border – BarwaAdda section on NH-2 in Bihar and Jharkhand The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for development of the six laning of Aurangabad – Bihar/Jharkhand Border – BarwaAdda section on National Highway-2 in Bihar and Jharkhand.… Read More »

Inclusion of Shipbuilding and ship repair under Harmonized list

Shipyards undertaking shipbuilding and ship-repair to be included under the Harmonized list of Infrastructure sectors             The Institutional Mechanism on Infrastructure chaired by Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs has recommended inclusion of shipyards undertaking shipbuilding and ship-repair under the Harmonized list of Infrastructure Sectors. With this inclusion, the financial stress which the stand alone shipyards… Read More »

Allotment of land to Ramakrishna Mission New Delhi

Allotment of land to Ramakrishna Mission , New Delhi to further expand their welfare activities The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for Allotment of land measuring 82 sq. mtrs. Situated in South West of Plot No. 17/80A and 18/80A to Ramakrishna Mission Krishna Market, Paharganj, New… Read More »

Result of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2014

Civil Services (Main) Examination 2014             The results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2014 were declared vide Press Note dated 04.07.2015 recommending 1236 candidates in order of merit for appointment to IAS, IFS, IPS and Central Services Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ against 1364 vacancies.   The Commission, in accordance with the Rule 16… Read More »

Cabinet approves policy on Promotion of City Compost

Cabinet approves policy on Promotion of City Compost The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for a Policy on Promotion of City Compost. Under the policy, a provision has been made for Market development assistance of Rs. 1500 per tonne of city compost for scaling up production… Read More »

Corrigendum to Notification No. 43/2014-Cus (NT)

Corrigendum to Notification No. 43/2014-Cus (NT) In the notification No. 43/2014 –Customs (N.T.) dated 23.05.2014 issued vide F. No. 394/136/2011-Cus (AS) by Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, the words appearing in the opening paragraph namely,- [CLICK TO SEE ENTIRE Corrigendum to Notification No. 43/2014-Cus (NT) ]

Notification No. 5/2016-Customs ,Goods required for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary use : Nil Standard Rate

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Notification  No. 5/2016-Customs New Delhi, the 19th January, 2016        G.S.R. (E). In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962(52 of 1962),… Read More »

IRDA invites comments on draft of Health Insurance Regulations 2016

IRDA (Health Insurance) Regulations, 2013 were notified on 16th February, 2013 specifying therein various matters concerning the administration of health insurance. Subsequently, first amendment was carried out vide IRDA (Health Insurance) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2014 vide notification dated 19th November, 2014. Since the notification of these Regulations, the Health Insurance Business made progress in terms… Read More »

SEBI FAQ on Listing Regulation

Source SEBI.gov.in SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 Disclaimer: Based on queries/ comments received from market participants, these FAQs have been prepared to provide guidance on the provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (“the Regulations”, “Listing Regulations”, “LR”) and circulars issued there under. For full particulars of laws governing… Read More »

Atal Pension Yojana Extended upto 31.03.2016

Extension of time-line upto 31st March, 2016 for Government Co-contribution under the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) To address the longevity risks among the workers in unorganised sector and to encourage the workers in unorganised sector to voluntarily save for their retirement, the Government had launched a new initiative called Atal Pension Yojana (APY) with effect… Read More »

Results of 1st Phase of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4)

Health Ministry releases results from 1st phase of NFHS-4 survey The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released today the results from the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16. These are available on Ministry’s website, www.mohfw.gov.in. Findings for the 13 States of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya,… Read More »

National Centres of Ageing to be established

Health Ministry to establish two National Centres of Ageing Government of India has approved establishment of two National Centres of Ageing-one each at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, and Madras Medical College, Chennai under the tertiary level component of National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE) during the 12th… Read More »

Solar Tariff at New Low of Rs 4.34 Per Unit

Solar Tariff at a New Low of Rs 4.34 Per Unit Solar tariffs have fallen to an unprecedented low of Rs. 4.34 / kWh through reverse auction for one of six projects of 70 MW each to be put up in Rajasthan under the National Solar Mission. NTPC on Monday conducted the reverse bidding for 420 MW… Read More »

Track progress of electrification process on Mobile App

276 Villages Electrified last week under DDUGJY Ministry of Power has electrified 276 villages across the country last week (from 11th to 17thJanuary 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna ( DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 139 villages belong to Assam, 25 villages to Bihar, 21 to Jharkhand, 60 to Odisha, 30 to… Read More »

9 Infra projects worth Rs.7838 cr in UP and Haryana

NCR Planning Board to support transport infra projects worth Rs.7,838 cr in UP, Haryana To extend loan assistance of Rs.2,287 cr to UP; Rs.725 cr to Haryana Manesar-Palwal Expressway (Western Peripheral Road) to ease traffic and pollution in Delhi Noida-Greater Noida Metro Project and country’s first single pier 6 lane Hindon elevated roadto be supported… Read More »

Exhibition cum Sale of handcrafted creations by National Awardees

Inauguration of ‘SHRESTHKRITI’ and Launch of ‘Cottage Premium’ Collection by Secretary (Textiles) In an endeavor to promote Indian Handicraft products and to showcase the rich heritage of India , CCIC has organized an Exhibition cum Sale of exclusive handcrafted creations by National Awardees in its showroom at Janpath, New Delhi from 19th January 2016 to… Read More »

Project Green Port initiated by Ministry of Shipping

Ministry of Shipping initiates Project Green Port Weighing in the environmental perspective for sustained growth, the Ministry of Shipping has started ‘Project Green Ports’ which will help in making the Major Ports across India cleaner and greener. ‘Project Green Ports’ will have two verticals – one is ‘Green Ports Initiatives’ related to environmental issues and… Read More »

RBI Penalizes Rajputana Mahila Urban Co-operative Bank Limited, Jaipur

The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹ 3.00 lakh (₹ Three lakh only) on the Rajputana Mahila Urban Co-operative Bank Limited, Jaipur, in exercise of powers vested in it under the provisions of Section 47A (1)(b) read with section 46(4) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (As Applicable to Co-operative… Read More »

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IDFC Bank authorised to be a receiving office for Sovereign Gold Bond 2016

The Government of India, in consultation with Reserve Bank of India, has decided to notify “IDFC Bank Limited” as a receiving office for the second tranche of Sovereign Gold Bond issuance (SGB Scheme 2016). The notification dated January 14, 2016 has been amended to this effect. The other terms and conditions of the Notification shall… Read More »

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Railway steps on IRCTC website to control ticket booking

Ministry of Railways takes Measures on IRCTC website to control ticket booking using automated software In furtherance to strengthen its PRS (Passenger Reservation System), Ministry of Railways has taken various measures on IRCTC website to control ticket booking using automated software. In this regard, a Combined Press Conference was held today i.e. 19.01.2016 by the… Read More »