Aadhaar cards of over 30,000 children living in child care institutions have been linked to the Track Child portal in a bid to bolster the information base on the number of children under institutional care amid reports of children going missing from shelter homes, an official said.

Parliament passes Bill for fast disposal of commercial disputes Aug 11 2018

The Parliament on Friday passed a bill that seeks to bring down the specified value of commercial disputes from the existing Rs 1 crore each to Rs 3 lakh and for their speedy disposal.

Govt looks to open up to 100 islands for eco-tourism: Kant Aug 10 2018

The government looks to open up to 100 islands in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep for the development of eco-tourism on public private partnership (PPP) basis, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said.

Anganwadi scheme: States spend more than double the Centre's sanctioned amount Aug 09 2018

Under the anganwadi expenditure scheme, funding for anganwadi services is provided across the country, Minister of State for the Women and Child Development Ministry Virendra Kumar told the Rajya Sabha.

Govt says Rs 268 cr collected as UDAN levy from airlines Aug 09 2018

"All scheduled airline operators have been remitting the RCS levy. Total funds collected from RCS levy till August 3, 2018 is Rs 268.10 crore approximately," Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told the Lok Sabha.

Centre to provide Rs 15/kg discount on pulses for poor Aug 09 2018

States and UTs will be offered to lift 34.88 lakh tonnes of Tur, Chana, Masoor, Moong and Urad at discount of Rs 15 per Kg over the prevailing wholesale market price on first come first serve basis.

GST on more items to be slashed if revenue increases: Goyal Aug 09 2018

Goyal said the capacity to slash the GST rates on more items would go up as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues and the compliance rate increases and the economy formalises.

U'khand Cabinet approves revised policy on adventure sports Aug 08 2018

The Uttarakhand Cabinet approved a revised policy on adventure sports, imposing a total ban on the use of intoxicants by enthusiasts while rafting, kayaking or canoeing in the state.

Pradhan to launch DSF-II bid round on Thursday Aug 08 2018

Dharmendra Pradhan will tomorrow open the second round of bidding for discovered oil and gas fields with 26 areas on offer, an official statement said.