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Cabinet approves renaming of Jharsuguda Airport Odisha

The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for moving a Resolution in the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for amending the Framework Agreement of the ISA for opening up the ISA membership to all countries that are members of the United Nations. Such a move will ... Read More »

Sri Lanka : New cabinet sworn in as Rajapaksa assumes charge as new Prime Minister

Rajapakse has retained the finance portfolio while Sarath Amunguma has been appointed new foreign minister. Several ministers supporting President in the earlier cabinet have retained their portfolios. However, ousted PM Ranil Wickremesinghe has demanded immediate convening of Parliament claiming he has the majority support.  Wickremesinghe called on their supporters to ... Read More »

80% hike in India Post Payments Bank: Cabinet

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by  Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the umbrella scheme Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science, O-SMART. It provides economic benefits to fisheries, offshore industry, coastal states, Defence, Shipping, and Ports, and is important for achieving various aspects of the Blue Economy. ... Read More »

Cabinet hikes MSP of paddy by Rs 200 per quintal

According to sources, the MSP of paddy (common grade) has been increased by 200 rupees  to 1,750 rupees per quintal, while that of Grade A variety by 160 rupees per quintal to 1,750 rupees. The MSP of  medium staple cotton   has been increased to 5,150 rupees from 4,020 rupees and ... Read More »

Union Cabinet take vital decisions

In a significant step that will reduce import dependency for energy requirements and give boost to agriculture sector, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Mechanism for procurement of ethanol by Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies for Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme. The Union Cabinet has approved establishment of ... Read More »

Cabinet gives relief to Cane Farmers

 The Central government  has been taking steps consistently for the benefit of farmers.Wednesday saw the Modi government  announce a major step to give relief to cane farmers. The meeting of the union cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s chairmenship on Wednesday saw the Centre grant nearly 8,000 crore rupees as ... Read More »

Political deadlock ends in Italy as new cabinet gets sworn-in

Newly appointed Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, a little-known law professor, will lead a cabinet that includes the two coalition party heads, the League’s Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Star Movement. Both Salvini, head of the far-right, anti-immigrant League, and Di Maio, who leads 5-Star, a grassroots movement ... Read More »

Nepal: Oli Cabinet inducts two more ministers from SSFN

President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to SSFN Chairman Upendra Yadav as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population and Mohammad Istiyaq Raya as Minister for Urban Development in Kathmandu on Friday. The SSFN ministers have been inducted on the recommendation of Prime ... Read More »

Union Cabinet’s big connectivity push

Government has approved a Ministry Home Affairs proposal to set up 4072 mobile tower locations in 10 states affected by Left Wing Extremism. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Phase-II project covering 96 districts in 10 states will cost 7 thousand ... Read More »

Union Cabinet takes important decisions

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the Cabinet today approved the proposal to bring an Ordinance to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. Union Cabinet also approved provision of mobile connectivity in Left Wing Extremism Areas. Cabinet has also approved MoU between India and Turkey on trade ... Read More »

Cabinet takes major decisions on various fields and sectors

Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime MInister Narendar Modi on Wednesday approved setting up Freight Village at Nangal Chaudhary in Haryana under High capacity Delhi-Mumbai corridor project for faster delivery of goods at the busy line. Union Cabinet also approves setting up of a new AIIMS in Deoghar in Jharkhand. The ... Read More »

Union Cabinet takes major decisions

Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime MInister Narendar Modi on Wednesday approved setting up Freight Village at Nangal Chaudhary in Haryana under High capacity Delhi-Mumbai corridor project for faster delivery of goods at the busy line. Union Cabinet also approves setting up of a new AIIMS in Deoghar in Jharkhand. The ... Read More »