The state government has proposed a new airport in Rajkot district as the existing one is small and the earlier plan to extend the current runway could not materialise because of high land cost.
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad told reporters here that the date for the rally would be announced after consultation with the other party leaders.
Delivering a lecture on innovation at the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) here, Pitroda also opined that people should move on from the issues such as Ram Temple or about history.
Noting that India has no such framework for dissolving bankrupt and insolvent units, he said that the reform in this sector would bring in an state-of-the-art kind of system which works on strict and stringent timelines.
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) said it has asked exporters to align their bank account details declared to the customs with that of GST regime.
The Miniratna PSU is under the administrative control of the civil aviation ministry and the remaining 49 per cent stake is held by oil behemoth ONGC.
Addressing an Assocham conference on FMCG, the minister said the government will facilitate setting up of 'mini food park' across the country on smaller land parcel to boost food processing level.
Bajrang Singh Shekhawat has been appointed executive director of Central Bank of India, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) read.
In its report for overhaul of corporate governance norms for listed companies, the panel headed by eminent banker Uday Kotak said the government should establish a transparent mandate for PSEs and disclose their objectives and obligations.
On September 7, the government had allowed import of 3,00,000 tonnes of raw sugar at a concessional 25 per cent import duty to boost supply in southern India. The import quota was allocated to only southern mills.
Market analysts and economists of varying expertise have used terabytes of memory space in writing about how the cash ban and GST have brought the economy to a three-year low and why things will only get worse before they improve.
Adressing an event here, the minister said faster decision making process, good leadership, team work, transparency, and corruption free system are needed for the growth of any company.
According to officials, the government is working on creating a corpus of Rs 500 crore to fund 5G activity, mainly on research and product development.
Both the government and the industry should analyse the root cause for decline in oilseed cultivation and take appropriate policy initiatives, he said in a statement.
Domestic rating agency Icra expects this will lead to a strong demand pickup for large truck tyre manufacturers. The government on September 18 slapped anti-dumping duty ranging between USD245.35 and USD452.33 per tonne on Chinese tyres for five years.
The government is working to come up with cyber security standards for mobile devices and a regulation to tackle ransomware, according to a senior ministry official.
Also, the businesses will have to print in indelible ink on containers in which they are selling cereals, pulses, flours that they have voluntarily foregone actionable claim or enforceable right on brands, a finance ministry statement said.
Speaking at the function of the two-day Regional Conference on Environment organised by National Green Tribunal (NGT), Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board and Telangana State Pollution Control Board, here, Naidu said there is an urgent need to increase the green cover in cities and towns for sustainable development.
A draft affidavit that had leaked on Thursday had termed Rohingya Muslims a “serious threat to national security.” Just hours later, however, the government had said that it would prepare a fresh affidavit after “fine tuning some details.”
"The government is waiting for a Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) clarification on inter state power transmission connectivity," the source said.
The government has decided on strategic disinvestment of the loss-making Air India, which is staying afloat on taxpayers' funds, and a ministerial panel is working on the modalities.
The coins will bear his portrait in the centre along with the inscription 'DR M G Ramachandran Birth Centenary' on the lower periphery. The same will also be in Devnagari script on the upper periphery.
The Centre has recently permitted raw sugar import of 0.30 million MT at a concessional duty of 25 per cent as against the existing import duty of 50 per cent, with an aim to check the rise in domestic sugar prices by maintaining adequate domestic sugar supplies, ahead of the forthcoming festive season.
The Finance Ministry late last night notified the hike in quantum of cess to be levied on cars, following which the new rates came into effect. The effective GST rate on mid-size cars will be 45 per cent, and on large cars it would be 48 per cent.
In January 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had unveiled a slew of incentives to boost start-up ecosystem, offering them a tax holiday and inspector raj-free regime for three years, capital gains tax exemption and Rs 10,000 crore corpus to fund them.