To adapt to the changing technology, insurers have been investing in digital platforms
The restructuring would result in lessening of the gap between the national average and the minority communities on backwardness parameters, an official statement said.
The proposed policy that spans diverse areas ranging from medical electronics to mobile phones and automotives will underscore India's growing manufacturing prowess, right down to the level of components and sub assemblies, and pitch its deeper value addition capabilities.
Fortified Security Solutions, Ecoman Enviro Solutions Pvt Ltd, Lahs Green India Pvt Ltd, Sanjay Agencies, Mahalaxmi Steels and Raghunath Industry Pvt Ltd are the six firms that have been penalised, according to an official release.
In a report, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said China's military expenditure rose again in 2017, continuing an upward trend that has lasted for more than two decades.
According to a BMI Research, a Fitch group company, the negative shock from demonetisation and GST implementation has "largely subsided".
"The average Market Clearing Price (MCP) at Rs. 3.98 per unit saw a decline of 1 percent over 4.02 per unit price in March 2018 and 44 percent above Rs 2.77 per unit in same month last year," an IEX statement said.
The PMSSY, which is a central sector scheme, aims at correcting the imbalances in the availability of affordable tertiary health care facilities in different parts of the country in general, and augmenting facilities for quality medical education in the under-served states in particular.
In June 2017, India moved the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US, alleging that America has not complied with the rulings of the multi-lateral body related to imposition of countervailing measures on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India.
The programme, which was launched last year after clubbing 11 schemes for the sector, has now been approved for continuation beyond the 12th Five Year Plan ended last March.
"As a boost to social security initiatives for senior citizens, the investment limit of Rs 7.5 lakh per family in the existing scheme is enhanced to Rs 15 lakh per senior citizen in the modified PMVVY, thereby providing a larger social security cover to the senior citizens," an official statement said today.
"The department will look at quarterly revenue trends to better gauge the revenue trend. The aim is to increase the average revenue collection from what we achieved last fiscal," a senior official told PTI.
With his own government under attack over agrarian distress in several states, including Karnataka, Modi sought to assuage the concerns of the farming community.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has cleared expansion and upgradation of integrated terminal at Chennai airport which is estimated to cost Rs 2,467 crore.
CIL accounts for over 80 per cent of the domestic coal output. Its output in the 2017-18 fiscal was 567.37 MT, missing the target by 33 MT.
The newest entrant in the general insurance segment, Digit started selling products in November 2017.
11 public sector banks are under the prompt corrective action framework by the RBI because of their weak capital ratios and high non-performing assets or loans.
Khuntia has vast experience across the agriculture, petroleum, human resource development, finance and railway ministries.
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According to industry estimates, sugar mills owe arrears to the tune of nearly Rs 20,000 crore to the farmers.
The draft policy aims to attract investments of USD 100 billion in the digital communications sector.
Foreign portfolio investors will have to ensure that their exposure in government securities as well as corporate bonds of less than one year maturity will remain below 20 percent.
Khuntia was the former chief secretary of Karnataka and has held several government positions.
India's drug pricing authority is also pushing to bring three more devices used while treating heart ailments under the ambit of price controls as they are sometimes more expensive than the stent itself.
These two were among the several key recommendations of the regulator that the Telecom Commission today gave its approval to with some changes.