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Vice President condoles the demise of Shri Keshubhai Patel

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu has condoled the demise of former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel. Following is his condolence message – “News of the passing away of former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel is deeply saddening. He was a popular leader and dedicated his entire life in the ... Read More »

Cabinet approves Mechanism for procurement of ethanol by Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies under Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme – Revision of ethanol price for supply to Public Sector OMCs for Ethanol Supply Year 2020-21

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following, including fixing higher ethanol price derived from different sugarcane based raw materials under the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme for the forthcoming sugar season 2020-21 during Ethanol Supply Year (ESY)  2020-21 from 1st December 2020 to 30th November 2021: ... Read More »

Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Japan on cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on bilateral cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). The MoC will contribute in strengthening bilateral cooperation and mutual understanding in the field ... Read More »

Cabinet approves the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Cambodia on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Cambodia on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine. The bilateral MoU will encourage cooperation between the two countries through joint initiatives and technology development n the health sector.  ... Read More »

Vice President greets people on the eve of Milad-un-Nabi

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has greeted the nation on the eve of Milad-un-Nabi. He appealed to follow COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols while celebrating Milad-un-Nabi. Following is the full text of the message- “I convey my warm greetings and best wishes to the people of our ... Read More »

Army launches Secure Application for Internet (SAI)

In the quest for ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, Indian Army has developed a simple and secure messaging application named the “Secure Application for Internet (SAI)”.  The application supports end to end secure voice, text and video calling services for Android platform over internet.  The model is similar to commercially available messaging applications ... Read More »

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu

The Income Tax Department has carried out searches on 28.10.2020 at 22 premises in Coimbatore, Erode, Chennai and Namakkal on a group engaged in the running of Educational Institutions and their associates, including a civil contractor. The search was carried out on the basis of information that fees collected from ... Read More »

Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman leads Indian delegation in 10th Round of Ministerial UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian Delegation in the 10th Round of Ministerial UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD), held here today in virtually through video conferencing. The Indian delegation included representatives from Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India and Securities and Exchange Board ... Read More »

GIFT IFSC prescribes framework for listing of Depository Receipts

The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), with an objective to develop the financial products and financial services in the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City International Financial Services Centre (GIFT IFSC) has prescribed the regulatory framework for listing of Depository Receipts (DRs). The framework provides for listing of DRs by companies ... Read More »

India hosts meeting of SCO Ministers handling economy and foreign trade

India today hosted the 19th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Ministers responsible for Foreign Economy and Foreign Trade Activities. In his opening remarks, Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said that the current crisis due to Covid-19 is a clarion call to the SCO countries to leverage the economic ... Read More »

NITI Aayog, QCI Launch National Program and Project Management Policy Framework Initiative to Transform Infrastructure Sector in India

NITI Aayog and Quality Council of India today launched the ‘National Program and Project Management Policy Framework’ (NPMPF), envisaged to bring radical reforms in the way infrastructure projects are executed in India. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari unveiled the Indian Infrastructure ... Read More »