UP govt accepts Cong offer to deploy 1,000 buses for migrants

UP govt accepts Cong offer to deploy 1,000 buses for migrants

🕔19:26, 18.May 2020

Lucknow, May 18 The UP Congress, here on Monday, claimed to have submitted the list of 1,000 buses to the Yogi Adityanath government. While UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu was holding a press meet to make the announcement, the state

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Buses to ply with 20 passengers in Delhi, shops to open on odd-even basis

Buses to ply with 20 passengers in Delhi, shops to open on odd-even basis

🕔19:18, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced the guidelines for lockdown 4.0, allowing DTC buses in the city with a maximum of 20 passengers after medical screening before boarding. Kejriwal said while buses and autos

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Cairn Oil & Gas CEO Ajay Kumar Dixit superannuates on May 31

Cairn Oil & Gas CEO Ajay Kumar Dixit superannuates on May 31

🕔18:44, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18 Cairn Oil & Gas CEO Ajay Kumar Dixit is superannuating from the company at the end of his five-year term on May 31. Thanking Dixit for his contribution, Sunil Duggal, Group CEO, Vedanta Ltd., said, “Ajay has

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CAIT seeks revised economic package in support of traders

CAIT seeks revised economic package in support of traders

🕔18:43, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  Registering its displeasure over no stimulus for the trading community, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to reconsider the economic package and announce measures to support the trading community.

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States cannot dilute restrictions: MHA on Lockdown 4.0

States cannot dilute restrictions: MHA on Lockdown 4.0

🕔18:42, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has come up with a fresh order for the states and Union Territories (UTs) instructing them “not to dilute” its guidelines issued for the lockdown 4.0 that began from

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Canara Bank launches special gold loan business vertical

Canara Bank launches special gold loan business vertical

🕔18:40, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  Canara Bank on Monday said that it has launched a special business vertical dedicated for gold loans. In a statement, the bank said that its gold loan products are designed keeping in mind the need for

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Consolidation in public sector oil firms back on table

Consolidation in public sector oil firms back on table

🕔14:41, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18 Government may revive plan for further consolidation in the public sector oil companies by allowing mergers between producing, marketing gas transportation and consultancy companies leaving just few large integrated entities in operation. The expected move is

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Uddhav Thackeray, 8 others take oath as MLC

Uddhav Thackeray, 8 others take oath as MLC

🕔14:05, 18.May 2020

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was on Monday afternoon sworn in as a Member of the Legislative Council here. Eight other members of different political parties also took oath as members of the Upper House of Maharashtra

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RBI directs HDFC to reduce stake in HDFC Ergo, HDFC Life to 50% or below

RBI directs HDFC to reduce stake in HDFC Ergo, HDFC Life to 50% or below

🕔13:46, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  The Reserve Bank of India has directed HDFC Limited to bring down its stake in its subsidiaries HDFC Ergo and HDFC Life Insurance to 50 per cent or below. The RBI has directed that post merger

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Airtel launches ‘work from home’ solution for businesses

Airtel launches ‘work from home’ solution for businesses

🕔13:45, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  With work for home becoming the new normal for millions of Indian professionals amid COVID-19, Airtel Business, the B2B arm of telecom major Bharti Airtel, on Monday launched enterprises-grade “Work@Home” solutions designed to enable employees to

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Oil prices recover on demand revival signs, Brent at $33/bbl

Oil prices recover on demand revival signs, Brent at $33/bbl

🕔13:43, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  Oil prices rose over $1 per barrel on Monday on signs of demand picking up slowly as several countries relaxed their lockdown norms and opened up economic activities. Further, the implementation of the output cut agreement

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PM to hold review meeting with MHA, NDMA on cyclone issue

PM to hold review meeting with MHA, NDMA on cyclone issue

🕔13:42, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level meeting with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Monday to review the situation due to a cyclonic threat in

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Covid deaths in Delhi jump to 160; cases cross 10K

Covid deaths in Delhi jump to 160; cases cross 10K

🕔13:41, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  The coronavirus cases count in the national capital has crossed the 10,000-mark as it reached 10,054 and the death toll has reached 160, the Delhi Health Department said on Monday. With 299 new cases reported in

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Japan’s GDP shrinks 2% year-on-year

Japan’s GDP shrinks 2% year-on-year

🕔13:35, 18.May 2020

Tokyo, May 18  Japans GDP fell in the first quarter by 2 per cent year-on-year, according to preliminary data published on Monday by the government, representing the second consecutive quarter of economic contraction. Between January and March, the world’s third-largest

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‘Amphan’ might cross B’desh between Tuesday-Wednesday

‘Amphan’ might cross B’desh between Tuesday-Wednesday

🕔13:31, 18.May 2020

Dhaka, May 18  The severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ may cross Bangladesh coast between late Tuesday night and Wednesday evening, the country’s Met Department said on Monday. The storm moved northwards and currently lies over the west central Bay and adjoining

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WHO prepares to host 73rd Assembly

WHO prepares to host 73rd Assembly

🕔13:29, 18.May 2020

Geneva, May 18  The World Health Organization (WHO), which has been at the forefront of the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic, was preparing to launch one of its most complex assemblies since its inception. On Monday, representatives of the

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Combination of zinc, HCQ & azithromycin helps in recovery from COVID-19 : Shanghai-based Indian Doc

Combination of zinc, HCQ & azithromycin helps in recovery from COVID-19 : Shanghai-based Indian Doc

🕔11:55, 18.May 2020

BY SUMIT SAXENA New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) China, where the novel coronavirus originated, has reported 111 cases since beginning of May, which shows the infection rate has dipped, and 3 deaths since April 27, according to the WHO. A Shanghai-based

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GoM to meet today to review and monitor eco package

GoM to meet today to review and monitor eco package

🕔11:12, 18.May 2020

New Delhi, May 18  A meeting of group of ministers (GoM) with the responsibility of monitoring Rs 21 lakh crore special economic package is to take place at the residence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday. Union Home Minister

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Microsoft to invest $75mn in creating 1,500 jobs in AI, Cloud

Microsoft to invest $75mn in creating 1,500 jobs in AI, Cloud

🕔11:05, 18.May 2020

San Francisco, May 18 Tech giant Microsoft has announced to invest $75 million to build a new office at Atlanta, Georgia, by next year that will create 1,500 new jobs in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud space. The Satya Nadella-run

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New Israeli govt sworn in after 508 days of impasse

New Israeli govt sworn in after 508 days of impasse

🕔11:03, 18.May 2020

Jerusalem, May 18  Israels 35th government was sworn in at the Knesset (Parliament), bringing an end to a 508-day political impasse. On Sunday night, the Knesset voted 73-46 in favour of the new coalition government agreed by Prime Minister Benjamin

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