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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Sri Lankan PM offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple

Sri Lankan PM offers prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple

🕔14:06, 9.Feb 2020

Varanasi, Feb 9 Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Sunday, arrived in Varanasi and offered prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple. Rajapaksa arrived in Varanasi at the Lal Bahadur Shastri airport and was given a warm welcome by senior

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More relief to consumers as fuel prices fall again

More relief to consumers as fuel prices fall again

🕔14:03, 9.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 9  More relief to consumers as fuel prices fell again on Sunday. The Price of petrol was cut by 20-23 paise a litre and that of diesel by 21-22 paise a litre across all major cities in

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Bareilly finally gets its ‘jhumka’

Bareilly finally gets its ‘jhumka’

🕔14:01, 9.Feb 2020

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 9 Bareilly has finally got its much-awaited “jhumka” when Union Minister and local MP Santosh Gangwar unveiled a 14-feet high replica at the zero point on national highway 24. The jhumka that weighs over 200 kilograms was

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India, Sri Lanka to cooperate on fight against terrorism

India, Sri Lanka to cooperate on fight against terrorism

🕔10:16, 9.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 9  India and Sri Lanka on Saturday agreed to furthering cooperation with each other in combating terrorism in South Asia. During a visit of the recently elected Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to New Delhi, Prime

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Confident Rajapaksa will fulfill Tamil expectations: Modi

Confident Rajapaksa will fulfill Tamil expectations: Modi

🕔10:13, 9.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 9  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he was confident that the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government was going to fulfill the expectations of the Tamil people within united Sri Lanka. Rajapaksa is on a

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New Indian envoy to US presents credentials to Trump

New Indian envoy to US presents credentials to Trump

🕔10:09, 9.Feb 2020

Washington, Feb 9  Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s new Ambassador to the US, has presented his credentials to American President Donald Trump at a special ceremony held in the White House, it was reported. The ceremony took place in the Oval

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PSU banks may see higher profits, must tap market: CEA

PSU banks may see higher profits, must tap market: CEA

🕔10:07, 9.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 9  The PSU Banks may see enhanced profits with write-back of some of the loans provisions in their balance sheets on account of the IBC resolutions and they must now tap the market themselves instead of looking

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Govt appoints DoT’s Mahmood Ahmed on MTNL board as director

Govt appoints DoT’s Mahmood Ahmed on MTNL board as director

🕔10:06, 9.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 9 The Central government has appointed Mahmood Ahmed, Deputy Director General of the Licensing Finance Assessment (LFA), Department of Telecom as its nominee director on the board of MTNL, a PSU under the ministry. He has been appointed

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CM, Adani discuss investment plans in Odisha

CM, Adani discuss investment plans in Odisha

🕔10:05, 9.Feb 2020

Bhubaneswar, Feb 9  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday discussed with Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani the latter’s investment plans in the state, official sources said. The Adani Group plans to invest in logistics, industrial park, new-age technology and

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