Number MGNREGA workers paid timely has doubled: Government

New Delhi, Sep 15 : Almost twice the number of MGNREGA workers have received their wages on time so far this year on account of use of digital technology and other measures, the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) said on Friday. “To ensure that MGNREGA workers receive their wages on time, National Electronic Fund Management […]

CEA briefs Modi on economy

New Delhi, Sep 15 : Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and briefed him on the economic situation including fuel prices which are ruling high under the current dynamic pricing system. According to informed sources, the CEA also discussed the present inflationary situation in the country. Petrol prices […]

Merchandise imports push India’s Q1 CAD higher

New Delhi, Sep 15 : An exponential increase in merchandise imports during the first quarter (April-June) of 2017-18 pushed India’s current account deficit (CAD) higher to $14.3 billion from $0.4 billion reported for the like period of 2016-17. According to data released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday, Q1 CAD was even higher […]

Driving licences to be linked with Aadhaar: Prasad

Gurugram, Sep 15 : In a bid to check the menace of multiple driving licences being issued to individuals, the central government will soon introduce linking of Aadhaar with driving licences, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday. The Minister for Electronics and Information Technology said that after linking PAN with Aadhaar, the government […]