TRAI suggests cost of implementation of the scheme may be met from Universal Service Obligation Fund.
Ministry of Shipping proposed amending the Major Port Trusts Act of 1963 to empower major ports and grant greater autonomy.
The tax department will not ask for the source of funds deposited in banks from November 10, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said.
A minimum of 50 per cent tax may be levied on unexplained bank deposits made using the banned currency notes up to December 30.
RBI has relaxed rules for e-wallets by enhancing the limit from Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000.
Union government plans to double the number of airports in the country over the next two to three years, MoS for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha has said.
After limiting exchange of defunct currency notes to a maximum of Rs 2,000, the government may withdraw the facility gradually.
In the wake of chit fund scams, government proposed a redrafted legislation on banning unregulated deposit schemes.
A task force has been constituted to monitor circulation of fake currency notes.