SEBI modifies rating withdrawal norms for CRAs

SEBI modifies rating withdrawal norms for CRAs

🕔06:48, 4.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 4  The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday tightened the noose around the corporates, saying if companies are not cooperating with credit rating agencies (CRAs) on disclosure of loan defaults, then the latter should

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HDFC to raise up to Rs 5,000 crore on Jan 7

HDFC to raise up to Rs 5,000 crore on Jan 7

🕔06:47, 4.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 4  Country’s largest mortgage lender HDFC Ltd said it will raise up to Rs 5,000 crore by issuing bonds on a private placement basis to augment its long-term capital needs. The secured redeemable non-convertible debentures will bear

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Bank of Baroda raises Rs 920 cr on Basel III compliant bonds

Bank of Baroda raises Rs 920 cr on Basel III compliant bonds

🕔06:46, 4.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 4  State-owned Bank of Baroda has raised Rs 920 crore by issuing Basel III compliant bonds on private placement basis. The issue opened on Thursday and closed the same day, saw a total of 11 allottees through

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SBI invites bids to sell its 1% stake in NSE

SBI invites bids to sell its 1% stake in NSE

🕔06:45, 4.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 4  State-run State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday invited bids for selling its 1 per cent stake in the National Stock Exchange (NSE). “SBI is one of the shareholders of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd

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HPCL Launches Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) for Shipping Industry on 2nd January 2020, at Visakhapatnam

HPCL Launches Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) for Shipping Industry on 2nd January 2020, at Visakhapatnam

🕔05:18, 4.Jan 2020

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) launched IMO-2020 compliant Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) at Visakhapatnam on 2nd January 2020 at the hands of Shri Mukesh Kumar Surana, Chairman & Managing Director in presence of Director – Refineries, Shri Vinod

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Fog continues in Delhi, AQI close to 400-mark

Fog continues in Delhi, AQI close to 400-mark

🕔10:48, 3.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 3 The National Capital Region (NCR) on Friday witnessed fog with visibility at 200 metres in the early morning hours, and the air quality recorded under the ‘very poor’ category, close to the 400-mark. According to the India

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TRAI issues consultation paper on net neutrality

TRAI issues consultation paper on net neutrality

🕔07:11, 3.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 3  The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday issued a consultation paper on issues related to traffic management practices and the multi-stakeholder body for ‘net neutrality’. In a statement, the regulator said that the paper

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Air India to be operational till privatisation: Minister to AI unions

Air India to be operational till privatisation: Minister to AI unions

🕔07:09, 3.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 3  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has reassured Air India’s employees that the passenger carrier will remain operational till its privatisation process is complete, one of the airline’s unions said on Thursday. Puri was speaking at

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Delhi’s power demand at all time high on New Year’s Day

Delhi’s power demand at all time high on New Year’s Day

🕔07:08, 3.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 3  As mercury dipped across northern India, the peak winter power demand in the national capital touched a new all-time high of 5,343 MW on New Year’s Day, according to a discom spokesperson. According to State Load

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ONGC bags all 7 oil, gas blocks in latest OALP bidding round

ONGC bags all 7 oil, gas blocks in latest OALP bidding round

🕔07:07, 3.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 3  The Petroleum Ministry on Thursday awarded all the seven oil and gas blocks put on offer under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) round to state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). Spread across three sedimentary

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Airtel launches 4G services in 26 Ladakh villages

Airtel launches 4G services in 26 Ladakh villages

🕔07:06, 3.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 3  Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday launched its 4G and 2G services in 26 villages in Ladakh to become the first operator offering high speed mobile broadband to these high altitude regions. These villages are spread

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HAL, Wipro tie up to make aerospace components

HAL, Wipro tie up to make aerospace components

🕔07:03, 3.Jan 2020

Bengaluru, Jan 3  Software major Wipro’s Infrastructure and Engineering arm and aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Thursday tied up to jointly design, develop and manufacture aerospace components using metal additive technology (3D printing). “The agreement will enable the

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Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude hits Japan

Earthquake of 5.9 magnitude hits Japan

🕔07:02, 3.Jan 2020

Tokyo, Jan 3  An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 on Friday struck off the east coast of Japan’s Chiba Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The temblor occurred at 3:24 a.m. (local time), with its epicenter at

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Modi calls on DRDO for newer innovations for self-reliant India

Modi calls on DRDO for newer innovations for self-reliant India

🕔07:01, 3.Jan 2020

Bengaluru, Jan 3  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called upon Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to come up with newer innovations for a self-reliant India in Bengaluru as he dedicated new labs to bolster focused research. “In the

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Atal tunnel to be opened by June-end : Himachal CM

Atal tunnel to be opened by June-end : Himachal CM

🕔19:18, 2.Jan 2020

Manali, Jan 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday inaugurated a five-day National Winter Carnival here and said the construction of the Atal tunnel, earlier known as Rohtang tunnel, would be opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Sri Lanka to extend free-visa regime till April 30

Sri Lanka to extend free-visa regime till April 30

🕔19:14, 2.Jan 2020

Colombo, Jan 2 (IANS) Sri Lankan Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga has confirmed that the government was in the process of drafting a Cabinet proposal to extend the free-visa regime till April 30, it was reported on Thursday. “We have just begun

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RBI launches mobile app MANI for visually impaired

RBI launches mobile app MANI for visually impaired

🕔18:48, 2.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday launched a unique mobile application for aiding visually impaired persons to identify the denomination of Indian bank notes. The application — Mobile Aided Note Identifier — was launched by

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Home Ministry reorganises Internal Security division

Home Ministry reorganises Internal Security division

🕔17:40, 2.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 2  The Union Home Ministry on Thursday reorganised its Internal Security division by merging its two divisions into one, and allocating its work at the Joint Secretary level with immediate effect, officials said. It is learnt that

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Kovind, PM tweet tributes on Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday

Kovind, PM tweet tributes on Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday

🕔15:14, 2.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 2 President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday led a host of personalities in tweeting their tributes to Guru Gobind Singh on his ‘Prakash Utsav’ or birth anniversary. #GuruGobindSingh trended with 17.6K tweets.

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Petrol, diesel prices hiked across all major cities

Petrol, diesel prices hiked across all major cities

🕔15:12, 2.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 2 After no change on New Year Day, petrol and diesel prices were hiked once again on Thursday, the Oil Marketing companies said. Petrol prices were up by 8-11 paise and diesel was hiked by 11-14 paise in

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