03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government is likely to issue by May the guidelines on gold monetisation scheme, which will replace the present gold deposit and gold metal loan schemes, a top finance ministry official said on Monday.
17 Feb 2015
Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nationwide scheme to analyse the soil of farms in the country scientifically, on February 19 from Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan.
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government will set up 800 clusters under the Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) with an investment of Rs 850 crore by March 2017 to boost khadi and village industries.
27 Feb 2015
Mumbai: National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) on Friday welcomed the Centre's decision to approve a Rs 200 crore Central Sector Scheme for promotion of national agricultural market.
17 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday met Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and sought extension of subsidy on raw sugar exports and hike in import duty on the sweetener to 40 percent to help cash-starved mills clear cane arrears to farmers.
14 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted three months extension to Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre, accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, to stay in his country on medical grounds.
04 Mar 2015
Mumbai: The proposed gold deposit scheme and REITs can release as much as one percent of GDP for productive investments, says a report.
23 Feb 2015
New Delhi: About 75 percent of the 15 crore LPG consumers in the country are getting cash subsidy directly in their bank accounts to help them buy cooking fuel at market price, making it the world's largest direct benefit transfer scheme.
07 Feb 2015
Puducherry: Modifying its 'free rice scheme', Puducherry government on Saturday decided to transfer Rs 300 to bank accounts of each of 3.37 lakh families in Puducherry and Karaikal every month instead of supplying 10 kg rice through ration shops.
08 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is out of jail on a 14-day furlough, on Wednesday left his home here to surrender himself, after prison authorities refused to extend his leave.