PMO reviews 59-minute loan scheme, Rs 37,870 cr disbursed

PMO reviews 59-minute loan scheme, Rs 37,870 cr disbursed

🕔10:00, 3.May 2019

New Delhi, May 03 The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) this week reviewed the 59-minute loan scheme for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with the Finance Ministry officials and asked them to increase disbursals. Sources said since November last year, when

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Italy, Myanmar sign 30 mn euro electrification agreement

Italy, Myanmar sign 30 mn euro electrification agreement

🕔09:58, 3.May 2019

Nay Pyi Taw, May 3  Italy has signed a 30 million euro soft loan agreement with Myanmar as part of a World Bank-funded national electrification programme that will bring power to half a million people, the Foreign Ministry said on

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New Airtel data plans unlikely to hurt Jio’s growth

New Airtel data plans unlikely to hurt Jio’s growth

🕔09:56, 3.May 2019

New Delhi, May 3  Bharti Airtel’s new data plans are unlikely to impact Reliance Jio’s market share as the latter’s plans are still competitive, said a report by Credit Suisse. Airtel has recently introduced two new schemes — Rs 48 plan

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Cyclone Fani: 10 trains cancelled from Bengaluru

Cyclone Fani: 10 trains cancelled from Bengaluru

🕔18:49, 2.May 2019

Bengaluru, May 2  The railways cancelled at least 10 express/mail trains for Thursday night between Bengaluru/Mysuru in Karnataka and Puri and Bhubaneswar in Odisha, Howrah in West Bengal and Guwahati in Assam, in view of the impending cyclone Fani threat

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CBSE results: Girls outshine boys in CBSE Class 12 results

CBSE results: Girls outshine boys in CBSE Class 12 results

🕔17:56, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 2 Hansika Shukla and Karishma Arora were declared joint toppers in the Central Board of Secondary Education’s Class 12 board exams as per the results declared on Thursday, with the overall pass percentage being 83.4 per cent.

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Banks can term IL&FS loans as NPAs, barred from recovery: NCLAT

Banks can term IL&FS loans as NPAs, barred from recovery: NCLAT

🕔17:54, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 2  The NCLAT on Thursday reversed its own interim order to allow lenders with exposure to IL&FS and its group companies to classify them as non-performing assets (NPAs), in line with RBI norms, but restrained them from

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PNB Housing Finance to consider raising up to $1 bn

PNB Housing Finance to consider raising up to $1 bn

🕔17:52, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 2  The PNB Housing Finance board will consider fund raising up to $1 billion through debt instruments of external commercial borrowings (ECB) and non-convertible debentures (NCDs) in its upcoming board meeting on May 9. The housing arm

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NGT fines Goa CRZ body Rs 1 crore for non-compliance

NGT fines Goa CRZ body Rs 1 crore for non-compliance

🕔17:50, 2.May 2019

Panaji, May 2  The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) to deposit Rs 1 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) as an interim environment compensation for non-compliance

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Andhra University Awards Doctorate to Director-HR of HPCL

Andhra University Awards Doctorate to Director-HR of HPCL

🕔17:44, 2.May 2019

Mumbai, 02.05.2019 : Andhra University has awarded doctorate to Sh. Pushp Kumar Joshi, Director – Human Resources of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL). Sh. Pushp Kumar Joshi was awarded Ph.D. in Human Resource Management (HRM) under the guidance of Prof. K. John,

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46 girls from IndianOil Vidushi Centres clear JEE Mains

46 girls from IndianOil Vidushi Centres clear JEE Mains

🕔17:40, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 02, 2019: As part of IndianOil Vidushi, a flagship CSR project, 46 of the 56 girls who underwent coaching at IndianOil Vidushi Centres in Bhubaneswar and Noida have cleared the JEE Mains examination, the results of which were announced

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Azhar’s designation as terrorist turning point in political war on terror

Azhar’s designation as terrorist turning point in political war on terror

🕔12:43, 2.May 2019

United Nations, May 2 China’s retreat from providing international protection for Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar and its patron Islamabad, marks a milestone in the political and diplomatic war on terror with potential reverberations beyond the subcontinent. For a decade Azhar

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US welcomes UN designating Azhar as terrorist

US welcomes UN designating Azhar as terrorist

🕔12:42, 2.May 2019

United Nations, May 2  The US has welcomed the addition of Masood Azhar to the UN 1267 ISIL and Al Qaeda Sanctions list. “The United States welcomes the addition of Masood Azhar to the UN 1267 ISIL and Al Qaeda

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India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Poonch

India, Pakistan trade fire on LoC in Poonch

🕔12:01, 2.May 2019

Jammu, May 2  Indian and Pakistani armies traded heavy fire on Thursday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, Defence Ministry said. “At about 9.30 a.m. Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation in Shahpur and Kirni

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Google to let you auto-delete location tracking data

Google to let you auto-delete location tracking data

🕔11:58, 2.May 2019

San Francisco, May 2  In yet another bid to address privacy concerns, Google is rolling out a key feature that will allow people to automatically delete their Location History, Web and App Activity data. Google last year courted controversy when

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UN terrorism sanctions panel preserved its credibility

UN terrorism sanctions panel preserved its credibility

🕔11:57, 2.May 2019

United Nations, May 2  The Security Council’s terrorism sanctions committee has preserved its credibility by finally declaring Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar an international terrorist, according to Dian Triansyah Djani, the Indonesian diplomat who chairs the panel. “I think it

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BHEL Commissions two units of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme Package-6 (7×116 MW) in Telangana

BHEL Commissions two units of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme Package-6 (7×116 MW) in Telangana

🕔11:54, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 2: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the first two pumping units (116 MW each) of the 7×116 MW Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (LIS) Package-6 in Telangana. Significantly, the pump for each unit is designed to

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Netherlands’ ties with India growing stronger: Ambassador

Netherlands’ ties with India growing stronger: Ambassador

🕔06:50, 2.May 2019

Hyderabad, May 2  Marten van den Berg, the Netherlands Ambassador to India on Wednesday, said the ties between India and his country were growing stronger each day. He described India as a key strategic partner for the Netherlands – both

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Cyclon Fani to make landfall in Odisha on May 3

Cyclon Fani to make landfall in Odisha on May 3

🕔06:45, 2.May 2019

New Delhi, May 2  Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ is expected to make landfall in Odisha on May 3 afternoon with wind speeds ranging up to 180 km per hour causing heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of the state, the India

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SBI links interest rates to RBI’s repo rate

SBI links interest rates to RBI’s repo rate

🕔06:44, 2.May 2019

Mumbai, May 2  Public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday became the first Indian bank to link its saving and loan interest rates to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s repo rate. The move assumes significance as

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Centre sanctioned 69 highways in Himachal: Gadkari

Centre sanctioned 69 highways in Himachal: Gadkari

🕔06:41, 2.May 2019

Shimla, May 2  BJP leader and Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the Central government has sanctioned 69 national highways in Himachal Pradesh, the construction of most of which are underway. Gadkari also said the BJP government

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