Cabinet nod to regularisation of Delhi’s unauthorised colonies, 40 lakh to benefit

New Delhi: In what comes as an Diwali gift for over 40 lakh people living in unauthorised colonies of the national capital, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved regularisation of these colonies. The decision was announced by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad after the cabinet meet. #Cabinet approves regulations for conferring/recognizing ownership or mortgage/transfer rights […]

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India hits out at Pak for unilaterally suspending postal services

New Delhi: Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday hit out at Pakistan for stopping letters and mails to India unilaterally and without prior information. “Every country works under the world postal union. But Pakistan is Pakistan. Pakistan has shut postal services (delivery of Indian letters) for the last two months. “Pakistan has […]

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New Data Protection to be placed in Parliament soon: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: Union Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the Data Protection Bill is ready and would be placed in Parliament soon. According to sources, the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 – which is based on the recommendations of the government-constituted high-level panel headed by former Supreme Court judgem […]

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If WhatsApp meets norms, Pay service to be allowed: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi:  Union IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said if the global messaging company WhatsApp meets the regulatory norms from RBI and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), then it should be allowed to start digital payment operations in the country. Prasad had a meeting with Whatsapp CEO Will Cathcart where […]

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Piyush Goyal may become next Finance Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad may get Telecom

New Delhi:  As the election results paved the way for the formation of a new government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several names have started doing the rounds for getting plum Cabinet portfolios. The name of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who briefly served as Finance Minister last year when Arun Jaitley was indisposed, is being […]