COVID-19: Delhi’s Connaught Place to remain shut on Sunday

COVID-19: Delhi’s Connaught Place to remain shut on Sunday

🕔17:51, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Connaught Place — Delhi’s epicentre and prominent shopping hub will remain closed on Sunday, in view of the ‘Janata Curfew’ announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. New Delhi Traders Association took this decision on Friday, a

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NHPC to develop Renewable Energy Projects in Kerala

NHPC to develop Renewable Energy Projects in Kerala

🕔17:46, 20.Mar 2020

A team from NHPC’s Renewable Energy Division held meeting with Shri N.S. Pillai, IA&AS, Chairman and Managing Director, Kerala State Electricity Board regarding development of Floating Solar project and Wind Power Project in Kerala by NHPC on 19.03.2020 at Thiruvananthapuram,

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Taken adequate precautions against COVID-19 to ensure power supply to the nation remains uninterrupted: NTPC

Taken adequate precautions against COVID-19 to ensure power supply to the nation remains uninterrupted: NTPC

🕔17:44, 20.Mar 2020

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer is prepared to supply uninterrupted power supply to the nation despite the widespread threat of COVID-19. To deal with the ongoing crisis, NTPC Ltd has issued suitable advisories for its employees posted at various

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Indian-origin team develops test to spot corona infection in 2 hrs

Indian-origin team develops test to spot corona infection in 2 hrs

🕔16:44, 20.Mar 2020

New York, March 20  An Indian-origin team of researchers led by Dr Ravindra Kolhe from Georgia-based Augusta University has developed a novel, accurate coronavirus test that can tell patients in if they are infected within about two hours, instead of

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Hero MotoCorp moves SC, seeks deadline extension of BS-IV sale

Hero MotoCorp moves SC, seeks deadline extension of BS-IV sale

🕔16:41, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has approached the Supreme Court seeking extension of the deadline for sale or registration of BS-IV vehicles by three months. In an interlocutory application filed at the top court, the company has

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Saudi Arabia suspends domestic travel for 14 days

Saudi Arabia suspends domestic travel for 14 days

🕔16:37, 20.Mar 2020

Riyadh, March 20  Saudi Arabia on Friday decided to suspend all domestic flights, buses, taxis and trains for a period 14 days to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading further in the country. Flights associated with humanitarian assistance and medical

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WHO hails Modi’s ‘Janata Curfew’ initiative

WHO hails Modi’s ‘Janata Curfew’ initiative

🕔16:36, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Henk Bekedam, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) India representative, hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘janata curfew’ initiative which will come into effect for a day on Sunday. “We welcome Prime Minister’s call for a janata curfew

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Governor accepts Kamal Nath’s resignation

Governor accepts Kamal Nath’s resignation

🕔16:32, 20.Mar 2020

Bhopal, March 20 Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has accepted the resignation of Kamal Nath as Chief Minister; however, he has asked Nath to continue to work as acting Chief Minister till an alternative arrangement emerges. According to information from Raj

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Lok Sabha Speaker inspects Parliament cleanliness

Lok Sabha Speaker inspects Parliament cleanliness

🕔16:29, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday conducted surprise checking of cleanliness in Parliament premises following Covid-19 threat. Birla along with a team of the New Delhi Municipal Corporation and local authorities took a round of

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Covid-19: Prasad urges IT cos to let employees work from home

Covid-19: Prasad urges IT cos to let employees work from home

🕔16:28, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Information & Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to IT and outsourcing companies to allow their employees to work from home, given the coronavirus pandemic. “Work-from-home facility is being made available for many IT companies.

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UK BECOMES CO-CHAIR OF INDIA-LED GLOBAL CLIMATE INITIATIVE

UK BECOMES CO-CHAIR OF INDIA-LED GLOBAL CLIMATE INITIATIVE

🕔16:19, 20.Mar 2020

The UK was today confirmed as the first co-chair of the Governing Council on the India-led global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). The Coalition was established by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is a voluntary international grouping, linking

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Delhi Metro to be suspended during ‘Janata Curfew’ on Sunday

Delhi Metro to be suspended during ‘Janata Curfew’ on Sunday

🕔16:00, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Delhi Metro services will remain suspended on Sunday in order to contribute to the ‘Janata Curfew’ announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said on its Twitter handle: “In the wake of

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CAIT backs Janata Curfew, calls for shutdown on Sunday

CAIT backs Janata Curfew, calls for shutdown on Sunday

🕔12:43, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Traders across the country will shut their businesses on Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a ‘Janata Curfew’ on that day, urging citizens to stay indoors to prevent spread of novel coronavirus, the

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52 COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra

52 COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra

🕔12:42, 20.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 20  The total number of coronavirus cases reached 52 on Friday with three more persons testing positive, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope announced. They include one patient each in Mumbai, Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad, all with a history of

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Ram temple ‘Bhoomi pujan’ likely on April 30

Ram temple ‘Bhoomi pujan’ likely on April 30

🕔12:41, 20.Mar 2020

Ayodhya, March 20  Water from all the major rivers and soil from all Hindu pilgrim centres will be brought for the “Bhoomi Pujan” of the grand Ram temple that is likely to take place in Ayodhya on April 30. A

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List of Business in LS

List of Business in LS

🕔12:38, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  The Friday List of Business in the Lok Sabha will see the presentation of several Bills and also the reports of several Standing Committees. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020

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China reports no new domestic COVID-19 case for 2nd day

China reports no new domestic COVID-19 case for 2nd day

🕔07:03, 20.Mar 2020

Beijing, March 20  China reported no new domestically transmitted novel coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Friday, marking a major turning point in the global battle against the COVID-19 outbreak. China’s National Health Commission said it received reports

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All sports events cancelled till April 15: Rijiju

All sports events cancelled till April 15: Rijiju

🕔07:02, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  The Sports Ministry on Thursday advised National Sports Federations (NSFs) to suspend all sports events, including competitions or selections trials, until April 15 in view of the coronavirus pandemic that has brought most sporting activities in

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Vistara to operate 7 intl flights before suspending overseas ops

Vistara to operate 7 intl flights before suspending overseas ops

🕔07:00, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Full-service carrier Vistara will operate seven international flights between March 20 and 22 before temporarily suspending its oversees operations. Vistara will operate seven international flights between March 20 and 22 to and from Kathmandu and Singapore,

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SpiceJet to temporarily suspend majority of its international ops

SpiceJet to temporarily suspend majority of its international ops

🕔06:59, 20.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 20  Airline major SpiceJet will suspend majority of its international operations from Saturday due to the outbreak of COVID-19. “Accordingly, SpiceJet will temporarily suspend majority of its international operations from March 21st till 30th April, 2020. “We

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