NEW DELHI: Hyderabad-based Cygni Energy has won the distinction of being the first company to avail of the benefits offered by the government under Start-up India Action Plan.

CLEAR ROAD MAP Govt will use socio-economic census data to identify the causes in one lakh villages at household levels.

Change made to avoid `any wrong impression' that states' authority is getting diluted in the new Act; draft vetted by the law ministry

The environment ministry is likely to give a blanket approval to the master plans of major ports instead of clearing individual projects, a step that would help avoid delays that expansion works in

CBI is also preparing to register more chargesheets in the case against a former coal secretary, former Jharkhand chief secretary and others

Govt is drawing a plan to increase the number of institutes of hotel management to meet the growing manpower requirement

KPT is in the process of drafting a proposal for renewal of leases, to soon be sent to the shipping ministry

On the heels of the Union Cabinet giving its nod to convert 1,300 acres from leasehold to freehold at Gandhidham near the Kandla Port in Gujarat, the Centre has asked the Kolkata Port Trust (KPT), too, to devise a strategy for the 2,500 acres in the port’s township area, which are under lease.

CBI has alleged that Hindalco was wrongfully allocated the Talabira II coal block in Orissa

Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a fresh case in the coal block allocation scam against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary P C Parekh.

Govt went against its own recommendation of June 20, 2007, where along with the 2 Jindal firms, it wanted 40% coal block to go to Lanco

Tells Supreme Court system was not transparent

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has widened its probe in the coal block allocation scam to cover the delay in introduction of bidding. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had continued with allocation of blocks through the screening committee route, as the proposal for bidding had been moving back and forth between government departments. CBI had last year limited itself to probing irregularities in the allocation of blocks, without going into the policy issue of bidding.