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Need to withdraw duty on import of used cooking oil to be used as bio-diesel: Nitin Gadkari Feb 10, 4:54 pm
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Union minister for road transport, highways and shipping Nitin Gadkari at an event said that the government is mulling to withdraw duties imposed on import of used cooking oil to be used as an alternate, cheap fuel for transportation.
Indian companies to join hands with African companies for sufficient production: Radha Mohan Singh Feb 10, 4:42 pm
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Radha Mohan Singh, Minister for Agriculture, Government of India, suggested here today that Indian companies desirous of investing in Africa could join hands with African companies for the production of pulses and vegetable oils, the supply of which is insufficient to meet this country's demand.
New Delhi, Feb. 10 (ANI): Reiterating her party's stand over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Ambika Soni on Wednesday alleged the ideological compromise made by the PDP and BJP to come to power now stands exposed.
First case of Zika virus detected in China Feb 10, 11:16 am
Beijing, Feb 10 (ANI): China's first case of Zika virus has been detected in a 34-year-old man who recently came from a visit to Venezuela, the government said.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): While the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government has set in motion the process of building smart cities with the selection of 20 cities in the first phase, experienced urban planners and experts doubt the likely success of the government's ambitious programme given its present approach.
'India-Africa Agribusiness Forum' to commence tomorrow Feb 9, 7:35 pm
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): FICCI in partnership with Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India is organizing 'India-Africa Agribusiness Forum' on 10-11 February 2016 in New Delhi. It is in continuation to the spirit of deepening India-Africa cooperation in Agri-food sector echoed during the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit held at New Delhi last year.
Bihar Govt. passes proposal for Patna metro Feb 9, 6:35 pm
Patna, Feb. 9 (ANI): The Bihar Government on Tuesday passed a proposal for the Patna Metro Rail project. The cost of this project is estimated to be around Rs. 16,960 crore.
Govt. announces Shram Awards for 2014 Feb 9, 5:49 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): The Government of India on Tuesday announced the Prime Minister's Shram Awards for the year 2014.
Good corporate governance vital for efficient functioning of pro-market policies: Jayant Sinha Feb 9, 5:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance, today underlined the need for good governance practices in corporations in the pursuit of efficient functioning of the pro-market policies being unveiled by the government.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to Delhi Government over reported refusal by its hospitals to admit a serious patient due to one or the other reason.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday slammed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi Government for imposing conditions to release the money to end the MCD worker's strike, saying that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal does not want the crisis to come to an end.
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): In a huge recognition, the new version of Next Generation e-Ticketing System (NGET) introduced by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been bestowed gold in national award for e-governance 2015-16 in the category of "Innovative Use of ICT by Central Government PSUs".
MCD strike: Congress demands Rajnath's intervention Feb 9, 3:35 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): A delegation of the Congress Party led by senior leader Ajay Maken marched towards Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence here on Tuesday, seeking his intervention in the battle for funds between the Delhi Government and the municipal corporations.
Kejriwal to give account of AAP Govt.'s work on Feb. 14 Feb 9, 3:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government, which would complete a year in office on February 14, would give an account of work done to the people.
Maharashtra Govt. supports women's entry in Haji Ali Dargah Feb 9, 2:12 pm
Mumbai, Feb.9 (ANI): Amid the raging debate over ban on females' entry into certain religious places across the country, the Maharashtra Government on Tuesday supported the entry of women in Haji Ali Dargah.
UN rights chief meets President, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Feb 9, 2:08 pm
Colombo, Feb 9(ANI): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who is on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka at the invitation of the government, called on the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Taking strong exception to barring of Indian-American actor, designer and model Waris Ahluwalia from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh G.K. on Tuesday said that he would be writing to both Indian and American governments to put in place a set of guidelines so that the Sikhs do not face such problems in the future.
Karachi, Feb.9 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has said that they have given a proposal to play the upcoming World T20 at neutral venues as the country's participation to tour India is subject to government clearance.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday said David Coleman Headley's deposition before the court is a testimony that once again establishes the deep involvement of the .state of Pakistan in perpetrating terrorism on Indian soil, and now, it is for the government to take it forward and isolate Islamabad to bring the real perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks to justice.
Governor cannot summon assembly at his wish: SC Feb 9, 8:39 am
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court has said that Arunachal Pradesh Governor J. P. Rajkhowa cannot summon the state Assembly session on his own after he decided to advance it by nearly a month to test the majority of the crisis-hit Congress led Nabam Tuki government.
UP Govt. transfers 49 IPS officers Feb 8, 11:15 pm
Lucknow, Feb. 8 (ANI): Once again in a major reshuffle of police officers, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday transferred 49 IPS officers.
New Delhi, Feb.8 (ANI): Talking about the government's strategy in the upcoming Budget Session, Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that the Centre needs to highlight its 'pro-poor, pro-weaker section, pro-farmer initiatives' taken up by the government from time to time.
New Delhi, Feb.8 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed concern over the government's move to withdraw customs duty exemption on imports of around 74 drugs and advised the Centre to rethink on this decision.
New Delhi, Feb.8 (ANI): The Union Human Resource Development Ministry on Monday decided to constitute a committee to suggest ways to institutionalise an internship of Teacher Education Programmes in government schools.
Brisbane, Feb. 8 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Government of India is willing to consider long term fixed price contracts with Australia for the supply of gas which will enable power producer to enter into a power supply contract at an affordable price.
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