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PMO issues strict guidelines for weeding out corrupt bureaucrats; over 1,000 disciplinary records being scrutinised
India

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
Business

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.

Centre seeks report from Cochin Shipyard on explosion on ONGC drill ship
India

Centre seeks report from Cochin Shipyard on explosion on ONGC drill ship

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
India

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

Retirement age of govt doctors raised to 65; move aimed at addressing shortage of medics
India

Retirement age of govt doctors raised to 65; move aimed at addressing shortage of medics

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.

Ministry of Shipping and JNPT team up to contain disruptions caused by the ransomware attack
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Ministry of Shipping and JNPT team up to contain disruptions caused by the ransomware attack

Since the congestion could create difficulties in traffic management, JNPT has opened up its parking lot for cargo marked for this private terminal.

Chennai oil spill: NGT to hear pleas seeking compensation for victims
India

Chennai oil spill: NGT to hear pleas seeking compensation for victims

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.

Chennai oil spill: Health hazards of this ecological nightmare are monumental
India

Chennai oil spill: Health hazards of this ecological nightmare are monumental

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
India

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.

India to get six new mega ports under Ministry of Shipping's Sagarmala project
India

India to get six new mega ports under Ministry of Shipping's Sagarmala project

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
Business

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.

Sagarmala to create one crore jobs under 150 projects, mobilise Rs 4 lakh cr
India

Sagarmala to create one crore jobs under 150 projects, mobilise Rs 4 lakh cr

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.

Resolution for port limit impasse between West Bengal-Odisha
India

Resolution for port limit impasse between West Bengal-Odisha

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

India raises port sector target to 244 MT in 2012-13
Economy

India raises port sector target to 244 MT in 2012-13

The target for the port sector was enhanced owing to the review of the infrastructure sector by the prime minister.

PPP likely to generate investment of Rs 1.5 lakh cr for port sector
Economy

PPP likely to generate investment of Rs 1.5 lakh cr for port sector

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.

Port infrastructure is the next big goldmine
Economy

Port infrastructure is the next big goldmine

The shipping ministry's recently released "Maritime Agenda" focuses on creating fresh capacity, which calls for an investment of Rs 2,80,000 crore over the decade.