2,000 tonnes of onion to be imported: Paswan

New Delhi , Nov 22

Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said public sector body MMTC will import 2,000 tonnes of onion in order to check rising prices in the local market.

Cabinet nod to CPSEs negotiating wage revision

New Delhi , Nov 22

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday accorded permission to the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to negotiate wage revision with their employees, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

'Digital sky' for drones needed for smooth operations: Sinha

New Delhi , Nov 22

The government aims to implement the concept of "digital sky" for drones to ensure smooth operations for the rising numbers of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Wednesday.

BSES offers cash back on power bills paid using Bharat QR Code

New Delhi , Nov 22

In a move to encourage digital payment of electricity bills, BSES, one of the two electricity distribution companies (discoms) in Delhi, on Wednesday announced the launch of the Bharat QR Code-enabled facility for paying its electricity bills.

India sets up panel to draft new Income Tax Act

New Delhi , Nov 22

A task force for redrafting the Indian Income Tax Act, 1961, to bring it in tune with the current economic needs and realities, was set up by the government on Wednesday, an official statement said.

Telangana to unveil retail policy in January

Hyderabad , Nov 22

Aiming to attract more leading retailers, Telangana will announce its retail policy early in January next year, said a top government official on Wednesday.