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Cabinet approves strategic disinvestment of CPSEs
 
New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accorded ''in-principle'' approval for strategic disinvestment in select CPSEs--Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) and onland cargo mover Container Corporation of India (Concor), as well as decided to cut shareholding in select public sector firms below 51 pc to boost revenue collections that have been hit by slowing economy.

The CCEA approved sale of the government''s entire 53.29 pc stake, along with the transfer of management control in the country''s second-biggest state-owned refiner BPCL, after removing the Numaligarh refinery in Assam from its fold, said Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at a press conference here. It also approved the sale of 53.75 pc of the government holding of 63.75 pc stake in SCI and 30.9 pc stake in Concor. The government currently holds 54.80 pc in the latter.

Besides, the government will sell its entire holding in THDC India and North Eastern Electric Power Corp Ltd (NEEPCO) to state power generator NTPC Ltd, she said.


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AP CM abruptly ends Delhi trip, rushes back to state
SC puts on hold local body polls in 9 new TN districts, legal formalities to be finished in 4 months
Encounter: some ex-cops welcome it, some term it 'short-cut'
Naidu condemns attack on Unnao rape survivor
1984 riots: Javadekar slams Manmohan Singh, says if Rao was so bad, why did you become FM under him?
The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 returned to Lok Sabha
India conducts fresh night trial of Prithvi-2 missile
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Makers of 'Mardaani 2' scraps promotional song for film
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Jim Carrey may return for 'Ace Ventura 3'
Tanishaa Mukerji, Ketki Pandit Mehta turn producers
Ranveer Singh in talks to play comicbook superhero 'Nagraj', Karan Johar to produce
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
US military convoy in Afghanistan targeted by car bomb
 Kabul: An Afghan official says a powerful suicide bombing has targeted a US military convoy near the
First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada
Trump meets Russia's Sergey Lavrov, warns against attempt to interfere in 2020 elections: WH
2 Algeria ex-PMs get heavy jail terms in graft trial
KERALA NEWS
Kerala shocked by plight of poor mother, six children
 Thiruvananthapuram: This hapless mother was unable to find food to fill the little stomach of her ch
Kerala: Youth hurled down by Policeman during vehicle checking, seriously injured
Kerala High Court takes suo moto case against lawyers protested against magistrate
School girl killed of snakebite: Separate demonstrations by YC, SFI turns violent, police resorts to lathicharge
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