Every FY21 budget assumption will have to be reviewed: FM

Every FY21 budget assumption will have to be reviewed: FM

🕔17:39, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23 Every assumption made in the 2020-21 Union Budget, presented in February, would have to be reviewed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, here on Saturday. “Every assumption made in the budget 2020

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GoM to meet Saturday to discuss economic situation

GoM to meet Saturday to discuss economic situation

🕔17:37, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  A meeting of a Group of Ministers will take place at the residence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at 5 p.m. on Saturday. This is the second such meeting of the ministers in six days. The

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Microsoft leads overall IoT platform landscape, AWS 2nd: Report

Microsoft leads overall IoT platform landscape, AWS 2nd: Report

🕔17:36, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  Microsoft Azure IoT platform is currently leading the overall Internet of Things (IoT) landscape in 26 out of 35 capabilities across Edge IoT, Cloud IoT and Platform Performance categories, a new report has documented. Amazon Web

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Canara Bank releases emergency credit facilities for MSMEs

Canara Bank releases emergency credit facilities for MSMEs

🕔17:34, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  In order to meet the temporary liquidity mismatch arising out of COVID-19 outbreak, Canara Bank has announced ‘CANARA CREDIT SUPPORT’ for all of their borrowers who have been affected by COVID-19. The Canara Credit Support is

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Moon mission: NASA seeks candidates for 8-month isolation

Moon mission: NASA seeks candidates for 8-month isolation

🕔17:33, 23.May 2020

Washington, May 23  NASA is seeking US citizens for an eight-month study on social isolation in preparation for missions to Mars and the moon. The international space agency is preparing for its next spaceflight simulation study and is seeking healthy

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1 death almost every hour in Delhi as 591 cases reported in 24 hrs

1 death almost every hour in Delhi as 591 cases reported in 24 hrs

🕔17:32, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23 The coronavirus cases count in the national capital jumped to 12,910 with 591 new cases reported in the last 24 hours and the toll reached 231 with 23 deaths in past 24 hours, the Delhi Health

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PM speaks to Sri Lankan President, Mauritian PM

PM speaks to Sri Lankan President, Mauritian PM

🕔17:32, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind K. Jugnauth on Saturday and praised their efforts in handling Covid-19 outbreak. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said: “Thank

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Indian Railways to operationalise 2600 More Shramik Special Trains in next 10 days

Indian Railways to operationalise 2600 More Shramik Special Trains in next 10 days

🕔17:25, 23.May 2020

While the country is battling with the pandemic COVID-19, Indian Railways is leaving no stone unturned to bring respite to the severely affected during this crucial time. In a constant endeavour to provide relief to migrants to reach home State,In

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India’s Covid tally crosses 1.25 lakh mark, 3,720 deaths

India’s Covid tally crosses 1.25 lakh mark, 3,720 deaths

🕔10:49, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23 As Lockdown-4 brought in easing of restrictions across the country, India crossed the 1.25 lakh mark coronavirus cases with the total number rising to 1,25,101, the Union Health Ministry data revealed on Saturday. Of the total cases,

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Health Ministry: Covid-19 mortality rate down from 3.13% to 3.02%

Health Ministry: Covid-19 mortality rate down from 3.13% to 3.02%

🕔07:18, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  The Union Health Ministry on Friday said the Covid-19 fatality rate has dropped from 3.13 per cent to 3.02 per cent, and the authorities involved in tackling the viral infection are concentrating on containment measures and

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Oxford Covid-19 vaccine enters advanced human trials

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine enters advanced human trials

🕔07:17, 23.May 2020

London, May 23  The University of Oxford said on Friday that its researchers have begun recruiting adults and children for advanced human trials of a Covid-19 vaccine that will involve up to 10,260 volunteers across the UK. The initial human

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India Post delivers 2,000 tonnes of medicines, equipment amid lockdown

India Post delivers 2,000 tonnes of medicines, equipment amid lockdown

🕔07:15, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  As the country reels under the coronavirus crisis, India Post has so far delivered more than 2,000 tonne of medicines and medical equipment to needy individuals and hospitals across the country during the lockdown period, an

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FM talks to PSBs on operationalising ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ package

FM talks to PSBs on operationalising ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ package

🕔07:14, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday met with heads of public sector banks (PSB) through videoconference for the operationalisation of the economic package under the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative. In a tweet, the Department of Financial

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COVID-19 vaccines must be recognised as public goods: WHO

COVID-19 vaccines must be recognised as public goods: WHO

🕔07:11, 23.May 2020

Geneva, May 23  The World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated that COVID-19 vaccines must be recognised as public goods for the whole world, and that all countries must contribute. “We can’t prevent pathogens, germs from crossing our borders. And that’s

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13 new containment zones in Delhi, total now 92

13 new containment zones in Delhi, total now 92

🕔07:10, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  A total of 13 new containment zones were announced in Delhi on Friday, taking the total in the national capital to 92, the Delhi government said. The national capital has seen more than 2,200 cases in

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Under PM-KISAN, over Rs 19,100 crore released during lockdown: Govt

Under PM-KISAN, over Rs 19,100 crore released during lockdown: Govt

🕔07:08, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  The Centre has released an amount of Rs 19,100.77 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme during the lockdown period after March 24 till date and around 9.55 crore farmer families have been

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Post-COVID India will gain esteem in world arena: Jitendra Singh

Post-COVID India will gain esteem in world arena: Jitendra Singh

🕔07:07, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said post-COVID India will emerge more confident and gain esteem in the world arena. Jitendra Singh emphasized that he is confident that six months from now, the world will look

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RBI’s measures will boost exports, imports, debt servicing : CITI

RBI’s measures will boost exports, imports, debt servicing : CITI

🕔07:00, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) has hailed the measures announced by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday which are aimed at preserving the financial stability in the system and improving the functioning of the

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Dharmendra Pradhan reviews pipeline projects worth approximately Rs 8000-crore, pitches for Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Dharmendra Pradhan reviews pipeline projects worth approximately Rs 8000-crore, pitches for Aatmanirbhar Bharat

🕔05:39, 23.May 2020

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday reviewed pipeline projects worth approx. Rs. 8000 Crore, under various stages of implementation by oil and gas companies. Pitching for Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Minister Pradhan called for complete indigenisation

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