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India and Bhutan sign MOU for developing cooperation in the areas of Environment


Newdelhi:19/6/21:India and Bhutan today inked an MoU for developing cooperation between two countries in the area of environment. The MoU was signed virtually by Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar from the Indian side and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairperson of the National Environment Commission Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji from the Bhutanese side. Speaking on the ...

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Hallmarking of Gold made Mandatory in 256 districts from today:8 District of Odisha inducted


Newdelhi:165/6/21:Sh. Pramod Kumar Tiwari, Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) today addressed a virtual press conference and briefed the media persons about the Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery scheme which has come into force from 16th June 2021. DG, BIS while addressing the facets of Mandatory Hallmarking shared that mandatory hallmarking has initially started with 256 districts of the country, which ...

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Shipping Ministry and Civil Aviation Ministry signs MoU for development of Sea Plane Services in India

The Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs, Civil Aviation (Independent Charge) and Commerce & Industry, Shri Hardeep Singh Puri and the Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya at the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ministry of Civil Aviation for development of Sea Plane services in India, in New Delhi on June 15, 2021.

Newdelhi:15/6/21:A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India and Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India for development of Sea Plane services in India was signed today. Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, and Hon’ble Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Hardeep Singh Puri were ...

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Sixteen varieties of mangoes including three GI certified varieties exported to Bahrain


New Delhi:8/6/21 In a major boost to mango exports potential from eastern region, sixteen varieties of mangoes including three GI certified Khirsapati & Lakshmanbhog (West Bengal), Zardalu (Bihar) are being exported to Bahrain commencing today. The fruits have been sourced from farmers in Bengal and Bihar by APEDA registered exporter, DM enterprises, Kolkata and imported by Al Jazeera group, Bahrain. ...

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New, Taxpayer-friendly e-filing Portal of the Income Tax Department To Be Launched on 7th June,


Newdelhi:6/6/21:The Income Tax Department is launching its new e-filing portal www.incometax.gov.in on 7th June 2021. The new e-filing portal is aimed at providing taxpayer convenience and a modern, seamless experience to taxpayers. Some of the highlights of the new portal are detailed hereunder: New taxpayer-friendly portal integrated with immediate processing of Income Tax Returns (ITRs) to issue quick refunds to ...

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NITI Aayog SDG Report 2021: Odisha Scores ‘Zero’ In Ease Of Doing Business


Newdelhi:5/6/21:For Odisha, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index has come as a rude shock. The State has been ranked the lowest among all the major states in the country when it comes to decent job creation. With only 9-years in hand, it seems challenging for the Odisha government to ensure decent jobs for its youth by 2030, especially when Covid-19 ...

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NTPC joins UN’s CEO Water mandate to step up work on water conservation


New Delhi: 5/6/21: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power utility Under Ministry of Power has become a signatory to the prestigious UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. With NTPC joining the coveted league of companies that focus on efficient water management, it’s Chairman and Managing Director Shri Gurdeep Singh has joined a select group of business leaders who recognize the ever-growing ...

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RBI Monetary Policy Committee keeps Repo rate unchanged at 4%


Mumbai:4/6/21:The Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Shri Shaktikanta Das has announced that the Policy Repo Rate will remain unchanged at 4% and that the Marginal Standing Facility and Bank Rate will remain at 4.25%. The Reverse Repo Rate too will remain unchanged at 3.35%. He informed that Monetary Policy Committee was of the view that policy support from all ...

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Odisha has recorded GST Collection of Rs. 827.43 Cr during the month of May ’21


Bhubaneswar:3/6/21:Odisha has recorded GST Collection of Rs. 827.43 Cr during the month of May ’21, informed Commissionerate of CT & GST today. The collection of Rs. 827.93 Cr is as compared to collection of Rs. 589.30 Cr. during May 2019 and Rs. 440.67 Cr during May 2020 (affected by COVID) recording a growth of 40.40% (against the collection of Rs. ...

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Ground breaking ceremony of 5 upcoming CBG Plants held


Newdelhi;1/6/21:Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today presided over a virtual ceremony in which a number of initiatives were launched to provide major fillip to the SATAT initiative, and help India leap ahead towards a greener tomorrow. This included signing of a Cooperation Agreement by Oil and Gas majors including IndianOil, HPCL, BPCL, GAIL ...

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