SBI board okays share purchase in Yes Bank for Rs 7,250 cr

SBI board okays share purchase in Yes Bank for Rs 7,250 cr

🕔16:26, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12  The State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday said that its Executive Committee of Central Board (ECCB) has approved the purchase of 725 crore shares in Yes Bank at Rs 10 per share, which adds up

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Eco-friendly solar study lamp for students in Tripura

Eco-friendly solar study lamp for students in Tripura

🕔16:23, 12.Mar 2020

Agartala, March 12  The Tripura government would provide 6,00,000 environment-friendly Solar Study Lamps (SSL) to students for sustainable illumination to aid poor school children in their education, officials said on Thursday. According to the official of Tripura Renewable Energy Development

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Over 4.75l govt vacancies to be filled soon: Union Minister

Over 4.75l govt vacancies to be filled soon: Union Minister

🕔16:15, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12  The government is clearing the decks for filling up more than 4,75,000 government vacancies, Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. In a written reply to a query, the Minister informed

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Parliament passes Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code Bill

Parliament passes Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code Bill

🕔16:13, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12  The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by voice vote in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. It was passed in Lok Sabha on March 6. The amendments are aimed at streamlining the insolvency

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Bears run amok: Sensex falls 3,100 points, Nifty down 880

Bears run amok: Sensex falls 3,100 points, Nifty down 880

🕔15:57, 12.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 12 In what appears to be the worst trading session in the Indian stock markets, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 3,100 points to trade below the 33,000-mark. At 2.40 p.m., the index was trading at 32,537.45, lower

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PFC pays interim dividend of Rs1404.37 crore to Government of India for the financial year 2019-20

PFC pays interim dividend of Rs1404.37 crore to Government of India for the financial year 2019-20

🕔15:53, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi: Power Finance Corporation, a Schedule – A Navratna CPSE and India’s leading NBFC for the Power Sector has paid an interim dividend of Rs1404.37 crore to Government of India for the financial year 2019-20 on March 12th, 2020.

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COVID-19: Cabinet Secy talks specifics to ministries

COVID-19: Cabinet Secy talks specifics to ministries

🕔15:39, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12 Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has written to secretaries on department specific rules to be followed, in view of the spread of coronavirus in India. “A public health situation of this scale requires a concerted and whole

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Petrol, diesel prices cut further on Thursday

Petrol, diesel prices cut further on Thursday

🕔11:42, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12  Fuel prices were further reduced on Thursday due to slump in demand after the coronavirus was declared pandemic. The price of petrol was reduced by 15-16 paise and that of diesel by 12-13 paise across all

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Haryana declares coronavirus epidemic in state

Haryana declares coronavirus epidemic in state

🕔11:41, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12  The Haryana government on Thursday declared a coronavirus epidemic in the northern state, which adjoins national capital Delhi. State Health Minister Anil Vij said that an appeal has also been issued to persons who have travelled

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Trump shuts down travel to US from Europe

Trump shuts down travel to US from Europe

🕔10:35, 12.Mar 2020

New York, March 12  In an unprecedented move, US President Donald Trump has announced he is shutting down travel from Europe to the US as the coronavirus grew into a pandemic that he said called for an “unprecedented response”. Speaking

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WHO declares Covid-19 a pandemic but says no change in measures

WHO declares Covid-19 a pandemic but says no change in measures

🕔10:03, 12.Mar 2020

Geneva, March 11 The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday declared coronavirus disease as a pandemic, with its chief expressed his “deep concern” over “alarming levels of inaction” in combating the virus spread. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at

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Covid-19: India cancels all non-official visas, advises against travel abroad

Covid-19: India cancels all non-official visas, advises against travel abroad

🕔06:41, 12.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 12  Stepping up border control measures with Covid-19 cases on the rise, India on Wednesday cancelled all visas, except for a few official categories, till April 15. Even outgoing travel is being cautioned against and a minimum

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