Government may change price approval method for new drugs

New Delhi, Oct 20 : The government on Friday said that it is considering a change in the price approval method for new medicines. The development assumes significance as the current practice causes considerable time delays in the launch of new drugs by manufacturers. According to the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, it is in […]

Lohani reviews arrangements at New Delhi station ahead of Chatt Puja

New Delhi, Oct 20 : Keeping in view rush ahead of Chatt Puja, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Friday reviewed the arrangements at New Delhi railway station and gave directives to the officers for crowd regulation. Lohani, who was accompanied by Northern Railway General Manager R.K. Kulshrestha, Chief Operations Manager A.S. Upadhyay, Chief Commercial […]

Punjab restores pension for widows of employees killed by extremists

Chandigarh, Oct 20 : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced restoration of the special family pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists. The ‘Special Pension Scheme’ was revoked by the erstwhile Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP government in 2016. Amarinder announced that the pension under the scheme would be made available to the […]

Govt notifies rules to mandate registration of valuers

New Delhi, Oct 20 : The government on Friday said that it has notified new rules which mandate valuers under the Companies Act, 2013 to get registered with a specified authority. The Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017 was issued by the the Ministry of Corporate Affairs with effect from October 18, 2017. According […]

Traffic banned on Agra-Lucknow e-way from Friday midnight

Lucknow, Oct 20 : A major section of the 302 km Agra-Lucknow Expressway, which cuts down travel time considerably between the city of the Taj and the state capital, will be closed for vehicular traffic from Friday midnight, an official said. The restriction comes in view of the landings of major Indian Air Force planes […]

Odisha gets piped natural gas supply

Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 : Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday launched the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply system in Odisha by rolling out the first phase of the project here — almost six months before the deadline. With this, Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) started supplying environment-friendly PNG to 255 […]