Union Power Ministry writes to States/UTs extending Rs 90,000 crore package under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

Union Power Ministry writes to States/UTs extending Rs 90,000 crore package under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

🕔19:00, 16.May 2020

Union Ministry of Power has written to all States/UTs extending Rs 90,000 crore financial package to assist the stressed DISCOMs. A communication in this regard has been sent on 14.05.2020.. “The package for power sector will significantly reduce the burden

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COVID-19 cases cross 9,300 mark in Delhi; toll reaches 129

COVID-19 cases cross 9,300 mark in Delhi; toll reaches 129

🕔18:25, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16 With 438 new cases reported in a day, Delhi’s tally of coronavirus patients has jumped to 9,333 on Saturday with 5,278 active cases. As per the Delhi Health reports, six new deaths were reported in the last

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Discoms in UTs to be privatised, to act as role models

Discoms in UTs to be privatised, to act as role models

🕔18:24, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16  The government has decided to privatise the power distribution sector in Union Territories to set a model for adoption of similar reforms initiatives in states. Announcing the structural reform initiatives as part of the Rs 20

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FDI limit for defence manufacturing to be raised to 74%

FDI limit for defence manufacturing to be raised to 74%

🕔18:23, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16  In a big-bang reform measure, the Union government has decided to raise the limit for foreign direct investment (FDI) for defence manufacturing from 49 to 74 per cent under the automatic route. Speaking to the media

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Russia reports 9,200 new COVID-19 cases, total 272,043

Russia reports 9,200 new COVID-19 cases, total 272,043

🕔18:21, 16.May 2020

Moscow, May 16  Russia reported 9,200 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 272,043, the second highest in the world, the country’s coronavirus response centre said on Saturday. The death toll grew

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US ready to sue Google for ‘monopolising’ online ads: Report

US ready to sue Google for ‘monopolising’ online ads: Report

🕔12:08, 16.May 2020

Washington, May 16  The US government is reportedly preparing to sue Google for its anti-market ad practices where it allegedly monopolized online ads. The Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against

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India surpasses China in COVID tally, total nears 86K

India surpasses China in COVID tally, total nears 86K

🕔12:06, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16  With India’s total tally rising to 85,940, the world’s largest democracy has now surpassed China with a total of 53,035 active cases and 2,752 deaths while 30,152 people have recovered so far, the union health ministry

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Modi hails agricultural reform initiatives announced by FM

Modi hails agricultural reform initiatives announced by FM

🕔07:23, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed the announcements related to agriculture and allied sectors made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman earlier in the day and said that these will help the rural economy. The Prime

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WHO chief calls for new global policy to expand access to COVID-19 tools

WHO chief calls for new global policy to expand access to COVID-19 tools

🕔07:22, 16.May 2020

Geneva, May 16  World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged world leaders to come together and develop a new global policy to expand access to COVID-19-related technology achievements. Speaking at an online press conference from Geneva on Friday,

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Trump hails India’s ‘great scientists’ in race for COVDI-19 vaccine

Trump hails India’s ‘great scientists’ in race for COVDI-19 vaccine

🕔07:21, 16.May 2020

New York, May 16 Donald Trump hailed India’s “great scientists and researchers” working on speeding up a COVID-19 vaccine at a time when the world’s medical community is coming together in an unprecedented global effort to deliver a breakthrough drug

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Trump announces of donating ventilators to India

Trump announces of donating ventilators to India

🕔07:18, 16.May 2020

Washington, May 16  US President Donald Trump announced that the United States will donate ventilators to India amid COVID pandemic outbreak. Taking to twitter, Trump said, “I am proud to announce that the United States will donate ventilators to our

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Economic package will open up new doors: Shah

Economic package will open up new doors: Shah

🕔07:16, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16  Union Home Minister Amit Shah has hailed the announcement of the Finance Ministry ramping up the agricultural and fisheries infrastructure, saying the unprecedented economic package will “open up new doors.” “The Modi government believes that India’s

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Rajnath okays Rs 400 cr scheme to boost defence manufacturing

Rajnath okays Rs 400 cr scheme to boost defence manufacturing

🕔07:15, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16  Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved a Rs 400 crore defence testing infrastructure scheme on Friday. The defence ministry has stated that to give a boost to domestic defence and aerospace manufacturing, Singh has approved the

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US working with India on Covid-19 vaccine project: Trump

US working with India on Covid-19 vaccine project: Trump

🕔07:12, 16.May 2020

New York, May 16  Launching “Operation Warp Speed” to ready a vaccine against Covid-19 by the end of the year, President Donald Trump said on Friday the US was working with India on the project. “We are working very closely

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RIL rights issue opens on May 20

RIL rights issue opens on May 20

🕔07:10, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16  The Rs 53,125 crore rights issue of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) will open for subscription on May 20. In a filing with the stock exchanges, RIL said the issue opening date is May 20

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Delhi HC extends till June 15 all interim orders set to expire

Delhi HC extends till June 15 all interim orders set to expire

🕔07:00, 16.May 2020

New Delhi, May 16 Taking suo motu cognizance of the “extraordinary circumstances” arising out of nationwide lockdown, the Delhi high court on Friday extended till June 15 all the interim orders passed by it or by district courts that were subsisting

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NLC INDIA DISTRIBUTES ESSENTIAL FOOD COMMODITIES TO 25,000  PROJECT AFFECTED PERSONS AND VILLAGERS SURROUNDING NEYVELI WORTH Rs. 1.2 CRORES

NLC INDIA DISTRIBUTES ESSENTIAL FOOD COMMODITIES TO 25,000 PROJECT AFFECTED PERSONS AND VILLAGERS SURROUNDING NEYVELI WORTH Rs. 1.2 CRORES

🕔05:47, 16.May 2020

NLC India, true to its vision, has been demonstrating its concern on Social Responsibility through a wide range of impactful programmes under CSR as well as peripheral development in Neyveli and other project locations all over India. No sooner had

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