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Border Roads Organisation Builds 21410 Km Roads

New Delhi (ABC Live): Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed 21410 Km roads. The details of road construction projects entrusted to Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in various States are given below: ROADS ASSIGNED TO BRO FOR CONSTRUCTION IN VARIOUS STATES: State No. of roads Length in Km Jammu and Kashmir 171 6639 Himachal Pradesh 13 791 Uttarakhand 25 1199 Punjab ... Read More »

Corporate Social Responsibility Fillings in India

New Delhi (ABC Live): The provisions of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder have come into force with effect from 01.04.2014. The year 2014-15 was the first year of implementation of CSR policies by companies under the legislation. The Board of the company, eligible to comply with the CSR provisions ... Read More »

Labour Code Bars Outsiders Role in Trade Unions

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken steps for drafting the Labour Code on Industrial Relations, by simplifying, amalgamating and rationalizing the relevant provisions of the following three Labour Laws:- (i) The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, (ii) The Trade Unions Act, 1926, (iii) The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946. The Government carried out the process ... Read More »

CBDT directs for Early TDS Refund

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Income-tax Department is committed to improving taxpayer services and redressing grievances in a timely manner. The status of outstanding refunds was reviewed recently. Following the review, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued directions to its field formations to expedite the issue of pending refunds below Rs. 50,000/ for assessment years 2013-14 and 2014-15 in ... Read More »

Atomic Energy Amendment Bill, 2015 in Lok Sabha

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Atomic Energy Amendment Bill 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, the “Atomic Energy Amendment Bill 2015” which seeks to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1962, in order to overcome difficulties encountered in the setting up of ... Read More »

UDAY to Make DISCOMs Debt Free

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Scheme – UDAY (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) has been launched to improve financial and operational efficiencies of power distribution companies (DISCOMs). It envisages to reduce interest burden, cost of power and AT&C losses. Consequently, DISCOM would become sustainable to supply adequate and reliable power enabling 24×7 power supply. The scheme provides that States would take over ... Read More »

PAHAL Scheme Enters Into Guinness Book of World Records

New Delhi (ABC Live): Petroleum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan presented the certificate received from Guinness Book of World Records to the  Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today in New Delhi. The certificate is in recognition of PAHAL as the largest cash transfer programme in the world. Government of India launched the `PAHAL’ Scheme in 54 districts of the country ... Read More »

NHRC Issues Notice Delhi Government on Mohammad Amir

New Delhi (ABC Live):The National Human Rights Commission has issued a show cause notice to the Delhi Government why monetary relief of rupees five lakh should not be recommended to be paid to Mohammad Amir, who was released after 14 year long incarceration in jail, destroying his youth, due to his wrongful arrest on the 27th February, 1998 from Old ... Read More »

Registration NBFCs Cancelled

Mumbai (ABC Live):The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled the certificate of registration of the 56 (fifty six) non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) as shown in Annex, in exercise of the powers conferred on it under Section 45-IA (6) of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. Following the cancellation of registration certificate, these companies cannot transact the business of a ... Read More »

Railway Tickets Cancellation Rules Revised

New Delhi (ABC Live): Ministry of Railways Railway revised Railway Tickets  Cancellation Rules and Passengers (Cancellation of tickets and refund of fare) Rules have been amended and comprehensive Railway Passengers (Cancellation of tickets and refund of fare) Rules 2015 have been notified through Gazette Notification G.S.R. 836(E). dated 04.11.2015. a). With effect from 12.11.2015, certain provisions of Railway Tickets  Cancellation ... Read More »