Situation under control: Harsh Vardhan on coronavirus

Situation under control: Harsh Vardhan on coronavirus

🕔15:19, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Monday gave a detailed account in Parliament of the action taken by his ministry to stop and contain the novel coronavirus infection in India. The minister

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Govt set to privatise Central Electronics, invites bids by March 16

Govt set to privatise Central Electronics, invites bids by March 16

🕔15:17, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  The government is set to privatise Central Electronics Ltd, a CPSE under the Department of Science and Technology, by selling its 100 per cent stake with management control and has invited the Expression of Interest for

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Central procurement portal has done Rs 40,000 cr transactions

Central procurement portal has done Rs 40,000 cr transactions

🕔15:15, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  The government electronic marketplace GeM has reported transactions worth Rs 40,000 crore, Expenditure Secretary T.V. Somanathan said on Monday. GeM is a government e-market place hosted by the Commerce Ministry where common user goods and services

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REC commits financial assistance for ensuring development of underprivileged children

REC commits financial assistance for ensuring development of underprivileged children

🕔13:52, 10.Feb 2020

REC Ltd. (Formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited), A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, committed financial assistance of Rs. 95.62 lakhsthrough its CSR arm, REC Foundation to Parivaar Education Society for the construction of boys hostel (second floor) for tribal children

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BEL to enhance Indian coastal surveillance system

BEL to enhance Indian coastal surveillance system

🕔13:48, 10.Feb 2020

Bengaluru, Feb 10  The state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) would strengthen the coastal surveillance system for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) to heighten the country’s maritime security, an official said on Monday. “The coastal surveillance system will be enhanced with

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China coronavirus toll reaches 908, 40,171 infected

China coronavirus toll reaches 908, 40,171 infected

🕔13:47, 10.Feb 2020

Beijing, Feb 10  The death toll due to the novel coronavirus in China on Monday increased to 908, with 40,171 confirmed cases, the country’s National Health Commission said. Until midnight, 6,484 severe cases had been recorded while 3,281 people, who

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SC upholds constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act

SC upholds constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act

🕔13:46, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  In a significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018. The apex court noted that the court can grant anticipatory bail only when prima facie case is

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BHEL commissions two hydro power generating units in Arunachal Pradesh

BHEL commissions two hydro power generating units in Arunachal Pradesh

🕔13:07, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, February 10: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned two units of 4×150 MW Kameng Hydroelectric Project (HEP) in Arunachal Pradesh. Notably, this is the largest unit rating (150 MW) for hydro power generating sets in the state of Arunachal

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Fuel prices cut for fifth consecutive day on Monday

Fuel prices cut for fifth consecutive day on Monday

🕔11:09, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  Fuel prices dropped further for the fifth consecutuve day on on Monday as international crude prices fell due to demand slump. The Price of petrol was cut by 13-16 paise a litre and that of diesel

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China introduces NCoV close contact detection app

China introduces NCoV close contact detection app

🕔11:08, 10.Feb 2020

Beijing, Feb 10  China has rolled out a mobile app “close contact detector”, enabling people to check whether they were at the risk of catching the novel coronavirus. Following its release Saturday evening, users can scan a QR code via

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List of Business in Rajya Sabha on Monday

List of Business in Rajya Sabha on Monday

🕔11:06, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  Several ministers will lay papers on the table in the Rajya Sabha concerning their departments. Among them include Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, Minister of Youth Affairs

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Budget has laid foundation for $5 tn economy: Sitharaman

Budget has laid foundation for $5 tn economy: Sitharaman

🕔06:53, 10.Feb 2020

Kolkata, Feb 10  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the latest Union Budget has laid the foundation for increasing consumption and building assets such as in infrastructure to lead towards building a $5 trillion economy. “I think we have

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Govt may clear CVC oversight before share sale in IDBI Bank

Govt may clear CVC oversight before share sale in IDBI Bank

🕔06:51, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10 The government may clarify the application of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) oversight over the IDBI bank before it initiates the process to exit the bank by selling its entire stake to private players. The move is

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Over 1 lakh people screened for coronavirus

Over 1 lakh people screened for coronavirus

🕔06:50, 10.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 10  Over 100,000 people have been screened for coronavirus infection at various Indian airports as a preventive measure, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare here on Sunday. “As on Sunday, 197,192 passengers in 1,818

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Centre informally proposed GST rate rejig once a year: FM

Centre informally proposed GST rate rejig once a year: FM

🕔06:45, 10.Feb 2020

Kolkata, Feb 10  The Centre has informally proposed to the GST Council that rationalisation of rates be done once in a year and not every three months, as the present system was bringing in a certain level of uncertainty for

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