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4,164 Crores Black Money Declared Under Black Money Act

New Delhi (ABC Live): Black Money :A total of 644 declarations have been made under the compliance window provided in the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 which closed on 30th September, 2015. The amount involved in these 644 declarations was 4,164 crores. The declarants were liable to pay tax at the rate of ... Read More »

Lt Gen Suresh Sharma Becomes Director General Border Roads

New Delhi (ABC Live):Lieutenant General Suresh Sharma has taken over as the 24th Director General Border Roads (DGBR) here today. Lt Gen Suresh Sharma was commissioned into Corps of Engineers from Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and has attended all prestigious courses of the Indian Army including Staff Course at Defence Service Staff College, Wellington, Higher Defence Management Course at College ... Read More »

Cabinet Puts Seal Over HMT Disinvestment

New Delhi (ABC Live):HMT Disinvestment: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for offering attractive VRS / VSS packages at 2007 pay scales to mitigate the hardships being faced by the employees of HMT Watches Ltd., HMT Chinar Watches Ltd. and HMT Bearings Ltd. and close their operations. The ... Read More »

Cabinet Approves CCI International MoUs

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its post-facto approval to the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Competition Commission of India (CCI) and Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) with Foreign Countries/Organizations. The Memoranda of Understanding are between the following: (i)                Ministry of Corporate Affairs and ... Read More »

Cabinet Ok India Singapore Civil Aviation Deal

New Delhi (ABC Live):India Singapore Civil Aviation Agreement :The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed in November, 2015between Airports Authority of India (On behalf of Government of India) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (On behalf of Government of Singapore) in Civil ... Read More »

Inland Waterways Authority of India Gets Farakka Land

New Delhi (ABC Live):TInland Waterways Authority of India: he Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to transfer of 14.86 hectares of land from Farakka Barrage Project under the Ministry of Water Resources to Inland Waterways Authority of India under the Ministry of Shipping for construction of a new navigational lock parallel to ... Read More »

Hybrid Annuity PPP Model Apporved Under Namami Gange

New Delhi (ABC Live): Hybrid Annuity PPP Model: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for taking up Hybrid Annuity based Public Private Partnership (PPP) model under Namami Gange Programme which aims to reform the wastewater sector in India. Marking a paradigm shift in the implementation mode, Hybrid Annuity based Public Private ... Read More »

Stand Up India Scheme for ST,SC,Women Approved

New Delhi (ABC Live):Stand Up India Scheme :The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today approved the “Stand Up India Scheme” to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and Women entrepreneurs. The Scheme is intended to facilitate at least two such projects per bank branch, on an average one for eachcategory of entrepreneur. It is expected to benefit ... Read More »

WMO gets Petteri Taalas As its Secretary-General

New delhi (ABC Live):WMO  :The World Meteorological Organization welcomes its new Secretary-General, Petteri Taalas, who will head the UN System’s authoritative voice on weather, climate and water for the next four years.   Mr Taalas, who was previously Director-General of the Finnish Meteorological Institute, succeeds Michel Jarraud, who completed three terms of office on 31 December 2015. “Weather, climate, water and related ... Read More »

Ganga Task force Battalion Comes into Action

New Delhi (ABC Live):Ganga Task force Battalion :As a major initiative towards fast track implementation of Namami Gange Programme the first company of Ganga Task force Battalion was deployed at Garhmukteshwar yesterday. Speaking on the occasion Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti said that three such companies will be deployed soon at Kanpur, ... Read More »