Air India stops giving tickets on credit to govt defaulters

Air India stops giving tickets on credit to govt defaulters

🕔07:07, 27.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 27  Cash-strapped Air India has commenced an initiative to recover pending dues from other government departments. Under the initiative which was commenced last month, the airline identified government departments which owed it more than Rs 10 lakh

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Myntra registers 50% rise in end of season sale

Myntra registers 50% rise in end of season sale

🕔07:05, 27.Dec 2019

Bengaluru, Dec 27  Myntra, the Flipkart-owned e-commerce platform, on Thursday announced that the 11th edition of its flagship ‘end of season’ sale had set a record by garnering 50 per cent more orders, compared with last year. The four-day fashion

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2019 in review: India soared at UN notching diplomatic wins

2019 in review: India soared at UN notching diplomatic wins

🕔07:02, 27.Dec 2019

United Nations, Dec 27  India’s strategy of soaring high to take on global issues paid it diplomatic dividends in 2019 with a recognition as a leader in combating climate change and a victory in the battle against terrorism. It also

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Sitharaman may meet PSB chiefs to review NBFC liquidity

Sitharaman may meet PSB chiefs to review NBFC liquidity

🕔07:00, 27.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 27  Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may meet heads of public sector banks (PSBs) on December 28 to review status of bank credit growth, credit to non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), the MSME sector credit, other bottlenecks and the

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Cold wave to continue till year end across north India

Cold wave to continue till year end across north India

🕔20:13, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday forecast that cold wave conditions would continue till the end of the year in many states in north India. The capital is already in the midst of the longest

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Passenger, freight fares to be rationalised : Railways

Passenger, freight fares to be rationalised : Railways

🕔20:11, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Thursday said that the railways is in the process of “rationalising” its passengers and freight fares, but declined to reveal if they will be increased. Speaking to reporters here, Yadav

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Sitharaman may meet PSB chiefs to review NBFC liquidity

Sitharaman may meet PSB chiefs to review NBFC liquidity

🕔20:10, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may meet heads of public sector banks (PSBs) on December 28 to review status of bank credit growth, credit to non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), the MSME sector credit, other bottlenecks and the

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FM may announce 100% aviation FDI in budget speech

FM may announce 100% aviation FDI in budget speech

🕔20:08, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26 The government is contemplating a budget announcement to hike the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the aviation sector from 49 per cent to 100 per cent to attract international bids for Air India, slated for

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All railways recruits to be inducted through UPSC : Chairman

All railways recruits to be inducted through UPSC : Chairman

🕔20:07, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Two days after the Union Cabinet approved the organisational restructuring of the railways through the unification of the existing eight Group A services into one central service called the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS), Railway Board

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RBI to conduct another ‘operational twist’ on Monday

RBI to conduct another ‘operational twist’ on Monday

🕔20:02, 26.Dec 2019

Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said it will conduct another simultaneous purchase and sale of government securities under the Open Market Operations (OMO) for Rs 10,000 crore each, on Monday. The decision was taken

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Airtel Payments Bank enables 24×7 NEFT transfers

Airtel Payments Bank enables 24×7 NEFT transfers

🕔15:12, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  Airtel Payments Bank on Thursday said it has enabled 24×7 NEFT transfers in line with the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) guidelines. Airtel Payments Bank customers will now be able to use the National Electronic Funds

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Solar Eclipse: Despite ‘cloud cover’ in Delhi, PM’s moment with the Sun

Solar Eclipse: Despite ‘cloud cover’ in Delhi, PM’s moment with the Sun

🕔14:02, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that he was unable to enjoy the last Solar eclipse of 2019 that was to be partially visible from the national capital due to a “cloud cover”. The Prime

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25 Delhi-bound trains delayed to fog in north India

25 Delhi-bound trains delayed to fog in north India

🕔13:59, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  At least 25 Delhi-bound trains were delayed to fog in several parts of northern India, railway officials said on Thursday. A senior Northern Railway official said that 25 trains were running late by over two hours

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Petrol, diesel prices hiked after days of no change

Petrol, diesel prices hiked after days of no change

🕔13:58, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  Petrol and diesel prices were hiked once again on Thursday after days of no change. The price of petrol was increased by 5-6 paise and that of diesel by 10-11 paise across major cities of the

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Budget may provide National Fund for Protection of Children

Budget may provide National Fund for Protection of Children

🕔06:35, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  The general budget in February may make provision for a National Fund for Protection of Children under the child budgeting besides seeing moderate increase in the allocation for the overall women and child development. The size

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Akali Dal flays power hike tariff in Punjab

Akali Dal flays power hike tariff in Punjab

🕔06:33, 26.Dec 2019

Chandigarh, Dec 26  The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday condemned the Congress government for Punjab’s 18th power tariff increase in less than three years, saying this would cause untold misery to the common man and would make industry unviable

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CAA a legacy issue, we’ll challenge the challengers: PM

CAA a legacy issue, we’ll challenge the challengers: PM

🕔06:30, 26.Dec 2019

Lucknow, Dec 26  Condemning violence over the new citizenship law, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the problem over the Citizenship Amendment Act was one of “legacy issues”, asserting that “we will challenge the challengers”. More than a dozen

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FinMin notifies GST grievance redress panel for tax payers

FinMin notifies GST grievance redress panel for tax payers

🕔06:29, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  The Finance Ministry on Wednesday notified setting up of a GST grievance redress committee at zonal/state level after it was approved in the last GST Council meeting this month. The Council in its 38th meeting held

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee – a magician with words too (Anniversary Special)

Atal Bihari Vajpayee – a magician with words too (Anniversary Special)

🕔17:30, 25.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 25  Former Prime Minister, the late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was not only a sterling orator but an accomplished magician with words too. A stellar journalist, and a respected leader who never let ideological differences never get in

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PM unveils 25 ft Vajpayee statue in Lucknow

PM unveils 25 ft Vajpayee statue in Lucknow

🕔17:24, 25.Dec 2019

Lucknow, Dec 25 Prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 25-feet tall statue of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Lucknow on Wednesday. The statue which was made in Jaipur, Rajasthan, is a tribute to the BJP stalwart whose 95th birth

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