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Category Archives: PSU

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways issues notification for mass emission standards for flex-fuel ethanol E85 and ED95

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways  released the Notification for mass emission standards for flex-fuel ethanol E85 and ED95 in vehicles. The Ministry has notified the test requirements for Type Approval and extension for two, three and four-wheeled vehicles. It has also notified the technical specifications of reference fuel E85 and ED95… Read More

First meeting of the high level National Implementation Committee on Commemorations held

Year- long Commemoration celebrations of six eminent personalities to be held this year The high level National Implementation Committee (NIC) on Commemorations  held its first meeting in New Delhi today to deliberate upon the ‘commemoration schedule’ for this year. The meeting was chaired by the Union Minister of Home Affairs, Shri Rajnath Singh. … Read More

Private stakeholders can boost India’s share to one percent in global tourism

Extending e-Tourist visa to China can help bridge the gap between inbound and outbound tourists between India and China The Union Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma has said the Government is making all possible efforts to take the share of India in global tourism to one … Read More

Way cleared for Metro Rail operations on single line

Delhi Metro
Delhi and Chennai Metros to benefit from changes to Metro Railway General Rules
Services on Mandi House – ITO section of Delhi and Koyambedu-Alandur section of Chennai Metro to begin soon
Commuters of Delhi are now set to avail Metro Rail services between Mandi House and ITO Stations very soon. The much awaited relief is made possible with the Ministry of Urban… Read More

Developed Nations Should Present Pre-2020 Targets before Paris: Javadekar

Minister Attends Sixth Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Germany The Minister for State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar has said that developed countries should present their ambitious targets for pre-2020 action and roadmaps for the same well before Paris.  Addressing the Sixth Petersberg Climate… Read More

Dr. Jitendra Singh reviews working of State GAD departments

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh reviewed the functioning of State General Administration Departments (GAD) in a meeting with Principal Secretaries of GAD of all States and Union Territories as… Read More

Global crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 64.45 per bbl

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 64.45 per barrel (bbl) on 15.05.2015. This was lower than the price of US$ 64.88 per bbl on previous publishing day of 14.05.2015. In rupee terms, the price of Indian Basket decreased… Read More

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Designates Oriental Insurance as its Insurance Partner under TOP Scheme

The Oriental Insurance Company Limited has been designated as the Insurance Partner of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) under its Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme. The said step of designating Insurance partner has been taken for the first time by the Department of Sports and is a part of its plan in seeking support from companies both in Private… Read More

Dr Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Biotech Innovation

The Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan, , has said that the biotechnology sector is growing at an annual rate of 30 percent and India is set to become home to the world’s third largest setup in the sector by 2025. Inaugurating the first phase of the Bio Innovation Centre of the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology… Read More

Petroleum Minister to lead Indian Delegation to Mexico and Columbia

A delegation led by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, is visiting Mexico and Columbia on May 18 – 21, 2015 to foster mutual cooperation in the area of hydrocarbons and to seek long-term linkages for the nation’s energy security.During the visit, Shri Pradhan will meet his counterparts as … Read More

Governments/UTs to review IAS cadre issues & other matters

Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, MoS PMO, Atomic Energy and Space and MoS (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh will hold a meeting with the Principal Secretaries (Personnel/GAD) of the State Governments and Union Territories here. The meeting will… Read More