PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised
After reviewing ongoing action against corrupt bureaucrats, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) has decided that Central government departments must examine and submit a list of deadwood and dishonest officers every few months to increase trust and transparency in the system
DGS seeks govt nod for setting up maritime fund; move aims at helping small, mid-size entrepreneurs in sector
The purpose of the proposed maritime fund is aimed at raising the long-term funds in domestic and international markets and create an equity corpus.
The Centre on Wednesday sought a report from Cochin Shipyard Limited on the explosion and fire on an under repair ONGC drill ship that claimed five lives, even as a preliminary probe suggested it was caused by 'momentary explosion of high impact'.
Nitin Gadkari's response to Indian Navy's demand for land is unfortunate, conveys minister prefers seaplanes over security
The Indian Navy requested Nitin Gadkari for accommodation in South Mumbai because armed personnel should be able to easily access their installations round the clock, and not because they wan to live in posh areas
The government on Wednesday decided to increase the retirement age of central government doctors including those working under the AYUSH ministry and in the railways to 65 years.
Since the congestion could create difficulties in traffic management, JNPT has opened up its parking lot for cargo marked for this private terminal.
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday transferred to its Southern Bench two pleas seeking compensation to people affected by the recent oil spill off the coast of Tamil Nadu and seizure of the vessels involved.
The health hazards of the Chennai oil spill and the ecological damage sustained by the nearly 20 tons of fuel spilled on the Ennore shoreline are monumental
Chennai oil spill: As cleaning proceeds without plan, concerns raised on removal of ships, operational costs
While the damage to the environment due to the oil spill near Kamarajar port in Chennai is a concern, an equally pressing issue is how exactly will the Ministry of Shipping proceed with the removal of these vessels and who will foot the massive clean-up bill for these operations.
At least six new mega ports have been cleared to be built under the ambitious Sagarmala Project, taken up by the Ministry of Shipping.
Sagarmala, India's port modernisation project, can save up to Rs 40,000 cr in logistics, says govt study
The Ministry of Shipping's ambitious Sagarmala project that aims to modernise India's ports is estimated to save up to Rs 40,000 crore per year spent on logistics by key industries, says a study done by the ministry.
Government on Tuesday said it has identified over 150 projects under its ambitious 'Sagarmala' initiative that will mobilise more than Rs 4 lakh crore investment and create one crore new jobs.
West Bengal and Odisha are likely to resolve the differences over port limits at a stakeholders' meeting in New Delhi June 4, Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) chairman RPS Kahlon said Friday
The target for the port sector was enhanced owing to the review of the infrastructure sector by the prime minister.
Port and offshore operations, and other factors are expected to contribute substantially and provide a support level for the sector's total sales during the year.