What is FIPB? The 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board that the government has decided to abolish

What is FIPB? The 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board that the government has decided to abolish

During the budget speech for the 2017-18 session, on February 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced the scrapping of the 25-year-old inter-ministerial body.

FIPB abolished: Cabinet approves winding up of 25-year old Foreign Investment Promotion Board
Reliance Jio case: Trai defends penalty on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea
Reliance Jio case: Trai defends penalty on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea

Telecom regulator Trai today stoutly defended its recommendation of Rs 3,050 crore penalty on Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular for their alleged failure to provide adequate points of interconnect (PoIs) to newcomer Reliance Jio for completing phone calls.

Aadhaar: Age proof not mandatory for enrolment, says UIDAI official
Aadhaar: Age proof not mandatory for enrolment, says UIDAI official

It is not mandatory to provide age proof for Aadhaar enrolment but a valid document is required to correct the date of birth registered for the unique identity, a senior UIDAI official today said.

15 sportspersons including 9 powerlifters, 6 bodybuilders have tested positive for doping: NADA
15 sportspersons including 9 powerlifters, 6 bodybuilders have tested positive for doping: NADA

As many as 15 sportspersons including nine powerlifters and six bodybuilders were tested positive for doping by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)

UDAN: Modi government to allocate more routes by August
UDAN: Modi government to allocate more routes by August

The central government on Wednesday said that it will allocate more air routes under its regional connectivity scheme -- UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) -- through the second round of bidding by August.

Jittery Pakistan makes all airbases operational after India destroys Pak terror posts
Jittery Pakistan makes all airbases operational after India destroys Pak terror posts

Indian Army's strike on Pakistan's terror-aiding Army posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has apparently shaken Islamabad.

Aadhaar blunder: 250 villagers in Rajasthan recorded Jaunary 1 as birth date
Aadhaar blunder: 250 villagers in Rajasthan recorded Jaunary 1 as birth date

What's in a day? Plenty, if you are a resident of a remote village near Pokhran in Rajasthan.

AUTOMOBILES

Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council
Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council

After the recent announcement by the GST council of the 43 percent tax levied on hybrid cars, the auto industry expressed disappointment and the structure is being reconsidered.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 24 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more