Nearly 30 candidates had applied for the ONGC top job in May and the PESB shortlisted nine, none from the private sector.
It suggested the postponement of mandatory linking of Aadhaar “to avoid any controversy which may lead to embarrassment from the concerned quarters”.
Sebi on Monday may also look to approve a proposal where a REIT or InvIT can raise debt capital by issuing bonds. Sebi is also expected to do away with the mandatory requirement for a REIT to hold at least two projects.
Proposal on recommendation of management consulting firm Oliver Wyman
Last April, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MoCA) had asked individual stakeholders to obtain Aadhaar to weed out bogus entities and identify shell companies suspected to be used for laundering illicit funds.
While the national exchequer would contribute Rs 113 per tonne, urea producers would have to forgo Rs 107 per tonne as the incentive given to manufacturers for neem coating the fertilizer would be brought down to Rs 161 per tonne from the existing Rs 268 per tonne.
Last March, MCA notified that March 2016 exemption for seeking CCI approval would apply to mergers and acquisitions.
According to sources, Sushma’s August 16 letter to the ministers said the objective behind the PM’s drive is to put these numbers together before the people through BJP party workers.
The Haldia closure decision comes just three months after fertiliser minister Ananth Kumar promised the revival of all closed fertiliser projects under a two-pronged strategy to realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Fertilizer Security for Food Security’.
The ED has argued that the share price agreed to be paid by Tata Sons at Rs 58 per share was much higher than the fair market value of Rs 23.34 per share on 10 November, 2014 — the date when Tata Teleservices applied for RBI approval for making the payment to DoCoMo.
In order to facilitate FDMC functioning, it also seeks “consequential amendments” in the RBI Act, Banking Regulation Act and the Payment and Settlement Systems Act as their confidentiality clauses do not allow access to raw data.
EIL chairman and managing director Sanjay Gupta tried to close the issue saying that there had been “no supplementary” from the IEM “to settle the matter”.
The Sports Ministry has begun the groundwork to frame a legislation to legalise online sports betting in India. According to a ministry official, informal consultations have already been held with various stakeholders in the government. However, it may take at least two years for the ministry to prepare a draft.
Sources said instructions have come from the Prime Minister’s Office to prepare a broad outline of modalities for selecting private individuals for appointment in the ranks of deputy secretary, director and joint secretary.
From grooming 1,000 athletes for the 2028 Olympics to making sports compulsory at schools and hosting major international events, these are some of the key points that feature in an action taken report on the recommendations of a group of secretaries recently
Sources said this deadline was conveyed by the Cabinet Secretariat last month and could be aimed at dovetailing the subsidy payout with the government’s plan to align the financial continued on year with the calendar year
The government plans to bid out 30 million tonnes of reserves in the first phase to augment coal production beyond the target of one billion in 2020 set by Coal India plus the enhanced production expected from the coal blocks allotted or auctioned for captive end use.
The PMO instruction, conveyed verbally, asked for biometric attendance record for the months of April and May — including hours spent, if any, at work on weekends and holidays. The report had to be sent in sealed cover, sources said.
The agenda paper shows that 14 state-run Gujarat companies had extended Rs 104.88 crore as financial support for the project.
Last month, a Special Task Force in Uttar Pradesh unearthed a scam in which several petrol pumps were found using remote control-linked electronic chips in their fuel dispensing machines
Pradhan’s move follows complaints received from the Central Vigilance Commission and the Cabinet Secretariat.
Sources said that of the nine, two had expressed their inability to move back to the state due to personal reasons.
Presently, there is no mandatory deposit by a defaulter while contesting the charges in any trial court or raising an appeal before the appellate court.
The recruitments were stopped after the High Court stayed the process following a petition in 2014 seeking a ban on PSUs opting for campus placement at premium or private colleges, thereby excluding students from government institutes.
The appellate court could waive the pre-deposit “in an appropriate case” but would have to provide reasons for the exemption in writing
In case of death, ministry wants driver booked for culpable homicide
The MEA has told the Department of Fertilisers that it “must wait for some time before taking any further decision”.
The new order, to be called Marine and Coastal Regulation Zone (MCRZ) notification, is likely to be issued soon
The fear is that too much concentration of investing power with legal exemptions to the investment manager may lead to favouritism and fraudulence
According to officials, “surveys” -- not raids -- have been conducted throughout the country at petrol and LPG pumps since March 6
While examining the status of oil and gas production last January, Petroleum Secretary KD Tripathi noted lapses in the development of discovered oilfield Ratna and R-Series
The selection process was halted after the government amended a nearly three-decade-old resolution last June.
Their performance would be reviewed after the stipulated six months and if sales continue to be sluggish, a fresh set of guidance with a new detailed action plan would be provided for a turnaround in next three months.
On February 10, Dave re-jigged the work allocation of 16 non-official expert members of the Ministry’s appraisal committees in Environment and Climate Change departments.
However, a CAG report of January last year said that between 2010 and 2014, the DGR had sponsored names of 2,105 ex-servicemen as against total requirement of 739 projected by the OMCs.
Apple reportedly said at the meeting that it was concerned over clarity in CVD exemption as its component-makers were unwilling to immediately set up manufacturing in India as they did not see the market here for new products.