Rs 90,000 cr liquidity injection a breather for power gencos

Rs 90,000 cr liquidity injection a breather for power gencos

🕔15:27, 20.May 2020

New Delhi, May 20  The government’s move to provide Rs 90,000 crore loans to state power distribution companies (discom) comes at an opportune time and will help clear a significant part of their obligations to power generation companies (genco), according

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Cyclone Amphan: 1.4 mn people evacuated in Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan: 1.4 mn people evacuated in Bangladesh

🕔15:26, 20.May 2020

Dhaka, May 20  At least 1.4 million people in the coastal areas of Bangladesh have taken refuge in storm shelters as super cyclone Amphan moved closer to the coast on Wednesday Authorities are continuing to shift the local people to

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SARS antibody found to neutralise COVID-19 virus

SARS antibody found to neutralise COVID-19 virus

🕔15:25, 20.May 2020

San Francisco, May 20  An antibody first identified in a blood sample from a patient who recovered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 has demonstrated ability to prevent SARS-CoV-2 live virus infection of cells in laboratory, says a

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Cabinet approves adoption of methodology for auction of coal and lignite mines/blocks for sale of coal / lignite on revenue sharing basis and tenure of coking coal linkage

Cabinet approves adoption of methodology for auction of coal and lignite mines/blocks for sale of coal / lignite on revenue sharing basis and tenure of coking coal linkage

🕔15:17, 20.May 2020

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the methodology for auction of coal and lignite mines/blocks for sale of coal / lignite on revenue sharing basis and increasing the tenure of coking coal

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Cabinet approves waiver of interest of Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited

Cabinet approves waiver of interest of Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited

🕔15:15, 20.May 2020

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for waiver of interest of Rs.7.59 crore on Government of India loans of Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited (HOCL), as on 31st March,

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Cabinet approves additional funding of up to Rupees three lakh crore through introduction of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS)

Cabinet approves additional funding of up to Rupees three lakh crore through introduction of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS)

🕔15:14, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given the following approvals: To enable additional funding of up to Rs. three lakh crore to eligible MSMEs and interested MUDRA borrowers by way of “Emergency Credit Line Guarantee

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Cabinet approves issuance of the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Second Order, 2020 in relation of Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralisation and Recruitment) Act

Cabinet approves issuance of the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Second Order, 2020 in relation of Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralisation and Recruitment) Act

🕔15:12, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for the Jammu & Kashmir (Adaptation of State Laws) Second Order, 2020 issued under section 96 of Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.  This

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Cabinet approves Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs/HFCs to address their Liquidity Stress

Cabinet approves Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs/HFCs to address their Liquidity Stress

🕔15:11, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Finance to launch a new Special Liquidity Scheme for Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) to improve

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Cabinet approves ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat Package for allocation of foodgrains to the migrants / stranded migrants

Cabinet approves ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat Package for allocation of foodgrains to the migrants / stranded migrants

🕔15:09, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for allocation of foodgrains from Central Pool to approximately 8 crore migrants / stranded migrants @ 5 kg per person per month (May and

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Cabinet approves ‘Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

Cabinet approves ‘Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

🕔15:07, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) – A scheme to bring about Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of fisheries sector

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Cabinet approves extension of ‘Pradhan MantriVayaVandanaYojana’

Cabinet approves extension of ‘Pradhan MantriVayaVandanaYojana’

🕔15:05, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the following for the welfare of and to enable old age income security for Senior Citizens: (a) Extension of Pradhan MantriVayaVandanaYojana (PMVVY) up to 31st

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Cabinet approves “Scheme for formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (FME)”

Cabinet approves “Scheme for formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (FME)”

🕔15:04, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme – “Scheme for Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (FME)” for the Unorganized Sector on All India basis with an outlay

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Cabinet approves modifications in the existing “Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme (PCGS)”

Cabinet approves modifications in the existing “Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme (PCGS)”

🕔14:57, 20.May 2020

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Sovereign portfolio guarantee of up to 20% of first loss for purchase of Bonds or Commercial Papers (CPs) with a rating of AA and below (including unrated

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Railways to start 200 non-AC train services from June 1: Goyal

Railways to start 200 non-AC train services from June 1: Goyal

🕔13:29, 20.May 2020

New Delhi, May 20  In a major relief to people across the country, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday announced that Indian Railways will resume the services of 200 special non-airconditioned trains and bookings for them will start soon. The

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Cambridge University moves all classes online until summer 2021

Cambridge University moves all classes online until summer 2021

🕔13:28, 20.May 2020

London, May 20  The University of Cambridge has confirmed that all “face-to-face lectures” will be moved online during the next academic year in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. However, lectures will continue virtually and “it may be possible to host

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Gold prices rise amid global uncertainty, silver gains

Gold prices rise amid global uncertainty, silver gains

🕔13:26, 20.May 2020

New Delhi, May 20  Gold prices in India rose on Wednesday amid the economic uncertainty and the gains in prices of the yellow metal in the global markets. Currently, the June contract of Gold on the MCX is trading at

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Strong winds, heavy rain in south Bengal districts

Strong winds, heavy rain in south Bengal districts

🕔13:25, 20.May 2020

Kolkata, May 20 Cyclone Amphan, which has weakened from a super cyclone to an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’, is likely to make a landfall in Bengal between Wednesday afternoon and evening even as strong winds accompanied by heavy rain lashed different

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Facebook Shops now open for small businesses, coming on Instagram soon

Facebook Shops now open for small businesses, coming on Instagram soon

🕔10:32, 20.May 2020

San Francisco, May 20  In a bid to help struggling small businesses in Covid-19 times, Facebook has introduced Shops to help set up a single online store for customers to access on both Facebook and Instagram. While Facebook Shops is

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Cyclone Amphan: Heavy rain, strong winds in coastal Odisha

Cyclone Amphan: Heavy rain, strong winds in coastal Odisha

🕔10:31, 20.May 2020

Bhubaneswar, May 20  The Odisha government has evacuated over 1.37 lakh people to safer places as extremely severe cyclone Amphan hurtled towards the coast triggering heavy rain and strong wind on Wednesday morning. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena

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COVID-19: Total tally in India mounts to 1,06,750, death toll 3,303

COVID-19: Total tally in India mounts to 1,06,750, death toll 3,303

🕔10:30, 20.May 2020

New Delhi, May 20 With 5,611 new novel coronavirus cases and 140 new fatalities in the last 24 hours, the total tally of such infections in India stood at 1,06,750 on Wednesday, the Health Ministry data revealed. The total includes 61,149

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