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New Delhi, Aug. 13 -- As many as 23 companies, including Bombardier, Alstom, Siemens, NIIF, BHEL, among others, have shown interest in running private trains and attended a pre-application meeting Wed... Read More


Centre allows registration, sale of EVs without pre-fitted battery

New Delhi, Aug. 12 -- The union road transport and highways ministry has asked states to allow registration and sale of electric vehicles (EVs) without pre-fitted battery, in what may reduce the cost ... Read More


Non personal data protection law should focus on citizens' rights, says B.N. Srikrishna

New Delhi, Aug. 11 -- The government needs to come up with finer details on the regulation pertaining to non-personal data governance framework, as in its current shape, it appears that the government... Read More


NIIF units looking to get Rs 6,000 cr funding boost

New Delhi, Aug. 11 -- The Union finance ministry is preparing a cabinet note to seek approval for a Rs.6,000 crore equity infusion into two subsidiaries of the National Infrastructure Investment Fund ... Read More


FM calls for monitoring of key infrastructure projects

New delhi, Aug. 11 -- Monitoring of all infrastructure projects under the Rs.111-trillion National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) will be allowed on a digital platform to ensure access to updated proje... Read More


Govt may allow co-op banks to lend under scheme for MSMEs

New delhi, Aug. 11 -- The government may include cooperative banks as a lending institution under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) that was announced to support stressed micro, small... Read More


Pvt companies to run trains on freight corridors after Dec 2021: Railway Board chairman Vinod Yadav

New Delhi, Aug. 10 -- Indian Railways has been facing a challenging year because of the coronavirus outbreak. With passenger revenues hit by the limited train services in the first quarter of the fisc... Read More


Govt may allow cooperative banks to lend under MSME credit guarantee scheme

NEW DELHI, Aug. 10 -- The government may include cooperative banks as a lending institution under the emergency credit line guarantee scheme (ECLGS) that was announced to support stressed micro, small... Read More


Need to increase import duty on products to support MSMEs, says Gadkari

New Delhi, Aug. 8 -- There is a need to increase import duty on some products to support small manufacturers in the country, micro small and medium enterprises (MSME), encourage self reliance and loca... Read More


New rules allows Aadhaar authentication to ensure better services for citizens

NEW DELHI, Aug. 7 -- The Centre may allow Aadhaar authentication to ensure citizens have better access to some government services, and to plug leakage of public funds, according to rules issued by th... Read More