The women and child development ministry has prepared a draft Cabinet note on setting up a women entrepreneurship council. The note is being circulated among various ministries for comments.
"What attracts parents about NRI grooms? What all factors do they consider while choosing one besides the fancy living abroad status? How can details be verified? All these factors will also be evaluated during the research," Kumar said.
This year the Principal Chief Commissionerate-New Delhi has sanctioned prosecution in approximately 240 cases "which clearly shows" the strict attitude of the Income Tax Department towards the defaulters, the ministry said.
A Bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar also refused to strike down a law prohibiting use of black films for windscreens and side glasses of four wheelers, saying it was in "larger public interest".
Speaking to reporters after a programme here, Chouhan said: "We would once again knock on the apex court's doors."
The minister said the "iron fists of the commandos of various forces and the NSG can sniff out any evil eye casting aspersions on our soil."
"Termed 'Waste to Art', it is one-of-its-kind installation in the capital. The cost of replica is Rs 16 lakh whereas the total cost of the beautification and development is Rs 3.50 crore," the SDMC said in a statement.
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Nine people are feared dead as a fire ripped through a plastic factory in outer Delhi's Bawana industrial area this evening, an official said.
The CBI has registered 22 cases against officials of Punjab National Bank relating to fraud in bank loans processed by them on the basis of forged documents causing a loss of over Rs 80 crore to the bank, the agency said today.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today performed the symbolic 'Halwa Ceremony' to mark the launch of formal printing of documents relating to the Union Budget 2018-19.
The IMF and the World Bank have commended the Reserve Bank of India for its "remarkable progress in strengthening banking supervision" saying the regulation by the central bank has improved in recent years.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that after restarting the process for the purchase of bajra and sunflower seeds on minimum support price, it has now been decided to purchase maize also on MSP.
Pakistan today summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh for the fourth time this week and condemned the alleged "unprovoked ceasefire violations" across the LoC by Indian forces.
The Jammu and Kashmir government today said that scientific data and technology based methods were being introduced to ensure safety on roads and regulate traffic.
Uncertainty over the release of controversial film "Padmaavat" in Rajasthan looms large as theatre owners are still clueless whether distributors will purchase the rights despite the Supreme Court's ruling against the ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today asked district collectors to accelerate the land acquisition for road projects.
State-run NMDC Ltd has offered to augment mineral production in Odisha, which is likely to be hit by shortage of iron ore due to closure of mines.
The second offshore patrol vessel (OPV) built by the Larsen and Toubro Shipyard near here for the Indian Coast Guard was launched today.
Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri today said he was confident that Goa will become hundred per cent 'open defecation free' by October 2018.
Supreme Court Judge Justice J Chelameswar, today asked the youth to value the biggest public policy document - the Constitution of India- which was prepared by people who made great sacrifices for the country as freedom fighters.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today told a Delhi court that a Rs 414 crore fine was recently imposed on Young Indian Pvt Ltd by the Income Tax department in connection with the National Herald case.
Divestments so far this year have garnered Rs 53,800 crore for the government and with this deal in the bag, its target of Rs 72,500 crore for the year is taken care of. The government has now revised its disinvestment target for FY18 to around Rs 92,000 crore.
The bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu drew all round flak from political parties, including the main opposition DMK, which accused the government of being 'sadistic' and giving a 'thunderbolt' to the people.
The Indian rupee skidded further against the beleagured dollar as forex market sentiment took a hard hit on the back of suring global crude prices and growing trade deficit concerns.