"PK Purwar is confirmed as CMD, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited for the balance period of his tenure after expiry of first year on March 2, 2018," the Department of Telecom said in its order dated May 15, 2018.
After no significant imports in 2017, government utilities in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have ordered several cargoes of coal since the beginning of this year, two officials said.
The US companies are present in a large way in the area of aviation technology in the country, particularly in safety and security.
Both the Group of Ministers (GoM) will submit their reports within 15 days, Finance Ministry said in a statement hours after the meeting of the GST Council.
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.
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.
"The direction of the new policy, that we hope you will see as early as on May 1, will be reform-oriented. It will be investor friendly and bring down the cost of compliances," she said at the Annual General Meeting of US industry body Amcham.
In a letter to Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said the task force should have representations from different stakeholders.
The Finance Bill 2018 has amended to the National Housing Bank Act, 1987, for transferring RBI's stake in the NHB to the government.
This comes a day after the government cleared the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as a judge of the Supreme Court and kept in abeyance a decision on Joseph, who heads the Uttarakhand High Court. Both the names were recommended by the collegium in January.
Briefing reporters after the meeting, Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia said all the issues related to e-commerce including taxation, infrastructure, investments, technology transfer, data protection, regulations and competition were discussed.
The proposal for merger of Oriental Insurance, National Insurance Company and United India Insurance was announced in the Budget for 2018-19.
The agriculture ministry will soon bring a proposal before the Cabinet for improving lending to small and marginal farmers based on the recommendations of the Sarangi committee.
The move comes at a time when different political parties are trying to reach out to dalits and other backward classes ahead of assembly election in some states, and the general election which is due next year.
Steel Secretary Aruna Sharma said the sector provides huge growth potential against the backdrop of the country becoming the world's second largest alloy producer with increasing consumption.
Diamond merchants Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi are alleged to have perpetrated the country's biggest banking sector scam at Punjab National Bank, mainly by way of issuance of fraudulent Letters of Undertaking (LoUs).
The forum, chaired by Telecom Secretary, will hold its next meeting in mid-June, a government source familiar with the development said.
The MSME ministry has sought an extension of the NPA classification period from the current 90-day window up to 180 days.
In a petition, the corporate affairs ministry has also sought to invoke powers including the removal of the management and recovery of undue gains.
However, the highway construction target for 2018-19 has been pegged at 16,420 km, and per day construction target has been fixed at 45 km for the current fiscal as against last year's about 27 km per day.
Over the last few weeks, the US social networking giant has drawn intense criticism from users and governments globally over the data leak scandal that hit millions of users.
The Allahabad-based company is the third central public sector enterprise (CPSE) under the ministry for which EoI has been floated for strategic sale in the past one month. Scooters India and Hindustan Newsprint are the other two.
The Telecom Commission has approved the proposal to install the 4,072 mobile towers in the 10 states under the mobile tower phase-II scheme and a cabinet note is being circulated for it.
Oil regulator PNGRB has sought bids to hire a consultant to help develop a regulatory framework for operationalising the gas trading/exchange hub.
The association had last night called for the agitation to protest the decision to extend the OP time in hospitals from 9 a.m to 6 p.m and the suspension of a doctor, who refused to attend to work following increase in OP timings.