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  • pak pm retains most members of gilani s cabinet in his govt

    Pak PM retains most members of Gilani's cabinet in his govt

    World | June 23, 2012 18:50 IST

    Islamabad, Jun 23: Pakistan's new Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf retained most key members of former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's cabinet in the same positions as he allocated portfolios among his council of ministers. Hina

  • roaming charges to be abolished cabinet approves new

    Roaming charges to be abolished, Cabinet approves new telecom policy

    May 31, 2012 18:05 IST

    New Delhi, May 31: The government today cleared National Telecom Policy 2012 that aims to abolish roaming charges thus allowing mobile phone subscribers to use same number across country without having to pay extra charges.

  • cabinet approves bill for registration of inter religion

    Cabinet Approves Bill For Registration Of Inter-Religion Marriages

    India | April 12, 2012 23:08 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 12: In a measure that will give relief to couples having inter-religion wedlock, the Government today approved a proposal to enable registration of religion-neutral marriages to meet the demands of minorities.The proposal,

  • cabinet passes bill granting wife right in husband s

    Cabinet Passes Bill Granting Wife Right In Husband's Property

    India | March 23, 2012 20:50 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 23: A Bill seeking to give a woman a share in her husband's property was approved by the Union Cabinet today.Apart from giving women the right to their husband's property, the Marriage

  • badal to take oath heading an 18 member cabinet in punjab

    Badal To Take Oath Heading An 18-Member Cabinet In Punjab

    India | March 13, 2012 20:26 IST

    Chandigarh, Mar 13: Parkash Singh Badal will take oath as Chief Minister of Punjab tomorrow for a record fifth time at the head of an 18-member cabinet, including his son Sukhbir who will continue as

  • cabinet defers decision on 2g presidential reference

    Cabinet Defers Decision On 2G Presidential Reference

    March 10, 2012 20:02 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 10: The Union Cabinet today deferred a decision on a proposal to make a Presidential reference on the Supreme Court's order on 2G licences regarding auction of natural resources.Sources said it was

  • up cabinet secretary shashank shekhar takes premature

    UP Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Takes Premature Retirement

    India | March 07, 2012 7:19 IST

    Lucknow, Mar 7: Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh, considered close to outgoing Chief Minister Mayawati, on Tuesday took premature retirement from service with effect from March 9, official sources said here.“The Cabinet Secretary,

  • cabinet allows uidai to enrol 40 crore more

    Cabinet Allows UIDAI To Enrol 40 Crore More

    India | January 27, 2012 21:11 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 27: The ongoing conflict between the Planning Commission and the Home Ministry over issuance of chip-based smart cards to all residents was put to rest on Friday as the government cleared the

  • cabinet gives final nod to vedanta acquisition of cairn

    Cabinet Gives Final Nod To Vedanta Acquisition Of Cairn Stake

    January 24, 2012 21:14 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 24: The Union Cabinet today gave final approval to London-based mining group Vedanta Resources Plc's acquisition of a majority stake in Cairn India Ltd for USD 8.48 billion.The Cabinet Committee on Economic

  • cabinet to take up lokpal bill on sunday

    Cabinet To Take Up Lokpal Bill On Sunday

    India | December 17, 2011 22:39 IST

    PM's Special Aircraft, Dec 17: Promising all efforts to get the Lokpal Bill passed in the current session of Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed confidence that it will be brought to the Cabinet

  • cabinet passes 3 key bills

    Cabinet Passes 3 Key Bills

    India | December 13, 2011 22:22 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 13: Three key Bills relating to judicial accountability, protection of whistleblowers and Citizens Charter, which Anna Hazare wanted to be brought under the Lokpal, were passed by the union cabinet today.  The

  • mubarak era premier picked to lead egypt s cabinet

    Mubarak-Era Premier Picked To Lead Egypt's Cabinet

    World | November 25, 2011 20:21 IST

    Cairo, Nov 25: Egypt's military rulers picked a prime minister from ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's era to head the next government, according to state television, a choice that will almost certainly intensify criticism by tens

  • cabinet clears fdi in multi brand retail

    Cabinet Clears FDI In Multi-Brand Retail

    November 24, 2011 22:12 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 24: In a major decision, the government today approved 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail paving the way for global giants like WalMart to open mega stores in cities with population

  • cabinet clears companies bill

    Cabinet Clears Companies Bill

    November 24, 2011 21:38 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 24: The Cabinet today approved the Companies Bill 2011 which, once approved by Parliament, will replace half-a-century-old Act.“The Cabinet has cleared Companies Bill, 2011. It is likely to be tabled (for consideration

  • cabinet approves rs 1 cr fine for demanding capitation fee

    Cabinet Approves Rs 1 Cr Fine For Demanding Capitation Fee

    India | November 16, 2011 18:14 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 16: Government today approved amendments to a proposed bill to curb unfair practices in higher technical education institutes which include raising to Rs one crore the fine for demanding capitation fee and

  • property rates to go up delhi cabinet hikes circle rates

    Property Rates To Go Up; Delhi Cabinet Hikes Circle Rates

    India | October 31, 2011 18:44 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 31: Buying a house in the city will now cost you more as Delhi Government today hiked the circle rates by up to 250 per cent for sale and purchase of property

  • tn cabinet passes resolution to halt work at koodankulam

    TN Cabinet Passes Resolution To Halt Work At Koodankulam

    September 22, 2011 22:14 IST

    Chennai, Sep 22: As the protesters formally ended their 12-day fast against the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project, the Tamil Nadu government today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to suspend work at the project till the

  • cabinet nod for land acquisition bill

    Cabinet Nod For Land Acquisition Bill

    India | September 05, 2011 21:57 IST

    New Delhi, Sep 5: The much-awaited Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Bill, which provides for enhanced compensation to land owners and a slew of other benefits, was today approved by the Union Cabinet.The bill, which was

  • cabinet fails to clear national sports bill

    Cabinet Fails To Clear National Sports Bill

    India | August 30, 2011 21:04 IST

    New Delhi, August 30:    A controversial bill, aimed at regulating the functioning of national sports federations and putting an age limit on their bosses, on Tuesday failed to go through Cabinet due to stiff resistance

  • cabinet clears lokpal bill pm out of purview

    Cabinet Clears Lokpal Bill, PM Out Of Purview

    India | July 28, 2011 22:54 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 28: The Union Cabinet today cleared the much-debated Lokpal Bill keeping the office of the Prime Minister outside its purview notwithstanding incumbent Manmohan Singh's insistence on subjecting himself to its scrutiny.The Bill,