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Neo banks can help MSMEs digitize, formalize operation: Report

NEW DELHI, Sept. 27 -- Neo banks or the digital-only banking model has the potential to meet the financing needs of small businesses in a single integrated platform and can augment digitization as wel... Read More


Motor Vehicles Act: Mobile phones while driving to be allowed only for route navigation

New Delhi, Sept. 26 -- The road transport and highways ministry on Saturday said that mobile phones can be used while driving a vehicle solely for route navigation, without disturbing the 'concentrati... Read More


Covid-19: Govt to offer bailout for contractors to ease highway construction

New Delhi, Sept. 25 -- The road transport and highways ministry will soon offer bailout for road contractors, including extension of time for construction period without imposition of any cost or pena... Read More


670 e-buses, 241 charging stations sanctioned under FAME-II: Prakash Javdekar

NEW DELHI, Sept. 25 -- The government has sanctioned 670 electric buses for Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Chandigarh and 241 charging stations under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufactur... Read More


Govt notifies new standards for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- The road transport and highways ministry on Thursday notified new standards for safety evaluation of environment friendly hydrogen fuel cell-based vehicles. "The ministry of ro... Read More


Banks disburse Rs 9,850 crore to individuals under emergency credit line guarantee scheme

New Delhi, Sept. 24 -- Banks have sanctioned Rs.9,849.74 crore to individuals under the government-backed emergency credit line guarantee scheme (ECLGS), out of which 27% of the credit has been disbur... Read More


National High Speed Rail Corp opens technical bids for Mumbai- Ahmedabad Bullet train corridor

New Delhi, Sept. 23 -- National High Speed Rail Corp Ltd (NHSRCL) on Wednesday said it has opened technical bids for construction of 237 km stretch of the much awaited high speed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bull... Read More


Railways did not make financially sound investment decisions: CAG

New Delhi, Sept. 23 -- Indian Railways resorted to 'window dressing' for presenting the working expenses and operating ratio in a better light, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said ... Read More


Panel on personal data protection bill to submit report in Parliament's Winter Session

New Delhi, Sept. 23 -- The Personal Data Protection Bill that seeks to regulate the use of individual's data by the government and private companies, may take some more time to see the light of the da... Read More


Cabinet okays hike in minimum support price for key rabi crops

New Delhi, Sept. 22 -- The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) on Monday approved hiking the minimum support price (MSP) for key rabi crops, including wheat, for the 2020-21 marketing season.... Read More