Chouhan sworn in as Madhya Pradesh CM

Chouhan sworn in as Madhya Pradesh CM

🕔22:21, 23.Mar 2020

Bhopal, March 23  Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the 32nd Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh at 9 pm on Monday. Governor Lalji Tandon administered the oath of office and secrecy to him at an austere ceremony. Chouhan was

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India’s steps comprehensive, robust: WHO

India’s steps comprehensive, robust: WHO

🕔22:19, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23  Amid rise in novel coronavirus cases in India to 430, the World Health Organisation on Monday lauded the measures taken by the Indian government to contain the disease. In a statement released to the media, Dr

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Delhi borders sealed, ‘curfew passes’ to be issued

Delhi borders sealed, ‘curfew passes’ to be issued

🕔21:41, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23 In order to overcome the coronavirus epidemic, the lockdown on Monday saw little impact in Delhi even as Police Commissioner S.N. Shrivastava issued orders to strictly follow section 144. The order issued from Delhi Police Headquarters said

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Excise on fuels may go up by upto Rs 8/ltr to fight Covid-19

Excise on fuels may go up by upto Rs 8/ltr to fight Covid-19

🕔21:40, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23  The government has decided to raise excise duty on petrol and diesel significantly, by upto Rs 8 per litre, to mobilise additional resources that would be required to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. In amendments introduced in

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PRESIDENT OF INDIA’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY

PRESIDENT OF INDIA’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF WORLD TUBERCULOSIS DAY

🕔21:37, 23.Mar 2020

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, in his message on the eve of World Tuberculosis Day, which is observed every year on March 24, has said:- “I am happy to learn that World Tuberculosis Day is being observed

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WHO global trial looks at 4 most promising COVID-19 drugs

WHO global trial looks at 4 most promising COVID-19 drugs

🕔18:57, 23.Mar 2020

New York, March 23 (IANS) At a time when nearly 70 drugs and experimental cocktails are being examined to treat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a global trial called ‘SOLIDARITY to find out if

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FM rolls back NRI tax, restricts levy only on their income generated in India

FM rolls back NRI tax, restricts levy only on their income generated in India

🕔18:57, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23  In a big relief to the Non-Resident Indian community, the government has decided to restrict taxation only to the income generated by them from businesses in India, leaving their global income out of any levy. Moreover,

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WHO global trial looks at 4 most promising COVID-19 drugs

WHO global trial looks at 4 most promising COVID-19 drugs

🕔18:51, 23.Mar 2020

New York, March 23  At a time when nearly 70 drugs and experimental cocktails are being examined to treat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a global trial called ‘SOLIDARITY to find out if any

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COVID-19: Deadlines for filing GST returns extended

COVID-19: Deadlines for filing GST returns extended

🕔17:47, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23  The Ministry of Finance has extended the deadlines for filing returns of goods and services tax (GST) in view of the coronavirus crisis and difficulties faced by taxpayers in meeting the compliance norms. The due date

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Punjab IAS officers to contribute day’s salary for coronavirus DMRF

Punjab IAS officers to contribute day’s salary for coronavirus DMRF

🕔17:46, 23.Mar 2020

Chandigarh, March 23  After the Council of Ministers, led by the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday announced contribution of their one month salary to the CM’s Relief Fund, the Punjab IAS officers has also decided to contribute their

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UP Vidhan Sabha shut down till March 31

UP Vidhan Sabha shut down till March 31

🕔16:50, 23.Mar 2020

Lucknow, March 23  The Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha secretariat has been closed down till March 31 in view of the COVID-19 scare. In a press release, the principal secretary of the Vidhan Sabha, Pradeep Dubey, said that the Speaker Hriday

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Reliance opens up India’s first dedicated COVID-19 facility

Reliance opens up India’s first dedicated COVID-19 facility

🕔16:50, 23.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 23  Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Monday announced it has set up India’s first dedicated COVID-10 hospital with 100-bed capacity in a short span of just two weeks. Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in collaboration with the Brihanmumbai

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LS passes Finance Bill without discussion

LS passes Finance Bill without discussion

🕔16:48, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Finance Bill, 2020 by voice vote and without holding any debate in the backdrop of COVID-19 outbreak, which has claimed seven lives in the country. The opposition parties, including

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MP BJP to elect Chief Minister candidate at 6 p.m.

MP BJP to elect Chief Minister candidate at 6 p.m.

🕔16:44, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23  A meeting of the BJP Legislature Party in Madhya Pradesh will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday. The BJP has issued special instructions to the legislators regarding this meeting to be held in the state

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J&K announces Rs 40 cr to tackle corona threat

J&K announces Rs 40 cr to tackle corona threat

🕔16:42, 23.Mar 2020

Srinagar, March 23  In the wake of Coronavirus threat, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday announced to release Rs 40 crore additionally to Deputy Commissioners across the region for preventive measures. The J&K Government spokesman Rohit Kansal said in

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No new COVID-19 cases in Wuhan for 5 days

No new COVID-19 cases in Wuhan for 5 days

🕔16:38, 23.Mar 2020

Wuhan, March 23  Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic originated last December, on Monday marked its fifth consecutive day of no new confirmed or suspected cases, a health official said. Arduous efforts have been made since Wuhan was

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COVID-19 to permanently hit global economic activity: Moody’s

COVID-19 to permanently hit global economic activity: Moody’s

🕔16:28, 23.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 23  The rapid spread of coronavirus in the last two weeks causing widespread business closures and unprecedented restrictions on social interactions will result in a permanent hit to global economic activity this year, Moody’s Investors Service has

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274 COVID-19 cases confirmed in South Africa

274 COVID-19 cases confirmed in South Africa

🕔16:27, 23.Mar 2020

Cape Town, March 23  South Africa has reported 34 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total to 274. Of the 274 cases, 208 patients, or 76 per cent, have a history of travel from an area hit by the novel

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IGL to rationalise its CNG services for public fueling during lockdown

IGL to rationalise its CNG services for public fueling during lockdown

🕔16:11, 23.Mar 2020

March 23, 2020, New Delhi: In view of the lockdown announced in NCT of Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurugram, Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), the supplier of CNG in these areas has decided to rationalise its services through its select

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US Senate fails to pass vote over huge stimulus package

US Senate fails to pass vote over huge stimulus package

🕔10:11, 23.Mar 2020

Washington, March 23 (IANS) The US Senate has failed to pass a key procedural vote to move forward with a huge stimulus package, thus throwing into doubt whether bipartisan agreement could quickly be found on the measure to provide relief to

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