Education no longer must for driving licence
At present, a vehicle driver needs to have passed class 8 to obtain a licence. The government said that the removal of requirement will open up employment opportunities for a large number of people and will help meet the shortage of nearly 22 lakh drivers in transport and logistics sector.
2. 15 customs, central excise officers made to retire over graft charges
These officers either had corruption cases registered against them by the CBI or were involved in bribery, extortion and disproportionate assets cases, finance ministry sources said.