Oil India reports blowout at well in Assam

Oil India reports blowout at well in Assam

🕔18:57, 27.May 2020

At around 10.30 AM this morning (27/05/2020) the producing well of Baghjan 5 under Baghjan Oilfield of Oil India Limited in Tinsukia district suddenly became very active while work over operations were on. As a consequence the ongoing operations had

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NHPC distributes personal hygiene kits during Swachhata Pakhwada 2020

NHPC distributes personal hygiene kits during Swachhata Pakhwada 2020

🕔17:05, 27.May 2020

NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company is observing Swachhata Pakhwada across all it regional offices, power stations and projects from 16th to 31st May 2020. During this Pakhwada, NHPC is also organizing various activities like cleanliness awareness programmes, cleanliness drives and hygiene

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TN signs 17 investment MoUs worth Rs 15,128 cr

TN signs 17 investment MoUs worth Rs 15,128 cr

🕔17:03, 27.May 2020

Chennai, May 27 The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday signed 17 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) involving an investment of Rs 15,128 crore having a potential to generate about 47,150 jobs. The MoUs were signed with companies that are already operating in

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UP units seek 5 lakh workers from skill mapping bank

UP units seek 5 lakh workers from skill mapping bank

🕔17:01, 27.May 2020

Lucknow, May 27 UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s efforts have started paying rich dividends and some industrial units in the state have sought five lakh skilled workers from the skill mapping data bank. According to the official spokesman, the Chief Minister

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Record 792 cases in 24 hours in Delhi, toll crosses 300-mark

Record 792 cases in 24 hours in Delhi, toll crosses 300-mark

🕔17:00, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  The coronavirus cases count in the national capital witnessed a record jump of 792 in a day, taking the total tally to 15,257 and the death toll reached 303, the Delhi Health Department said on Wednesday.

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RT-LAMP kits soon for COVID-19 diagnosis: Harsh Varshan

RT-LAMP kits soon for COVID-19 diagnosis: Harsh Varshan

🕔16:58, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that the CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, a constituent lab of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is to develop and scale up a new

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Govt postpones strategic sale of BPCL for second time

Govt postpones strategic sale of BPCL for second time

🕔16:55, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27 The government has further extended the deadline for bidding to buy its entire 52.98 per cent stake in the country’s second-biggest oil refiner, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), by over one-and-a-half months to July 31. This is

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Donations by companies to PM-CARES Fund notified as CSR

Donations by companies to PM-CARES Fund notified as CSR

🕔16:06, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Two months after it made the announcement, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has finally notified that donations made by companies to the Prime Ministers Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) will be

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Corona cases cross 1.5L mark in India, with 42.44% recovery

Corona cases cross 1.5L mark in India, with 42.44% recovery

🕔11:25, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Maintaining the plateau of over 6,000 cases, India on Wednesday crossed the psychological 1.5 lakh mark of total Covid-19 cases so far. However it also posted a strong recovery rate of 42.44 per cent as at

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Modi pays tribute to Nehru

Modi pays tribute to Nehru

🕔10:37, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to India’s first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary. Taking it to Twitter, Modi said: “Tributes to our first PM, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji

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Google gives workers Rs 75K each, to reopen offices from July 6

Google gives workers Rs 75K each, to reopen offices from July 6

🕔09:44, 27.May 2020

San Francisco, May 27  Google has set July 6 the date for its employees to return to office in a gradual, phased manner and has announced to give $1,000 (around Rs 75,000) to each of its workers globally for expenses

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PM chairs high-level meeting over Ladakh situation

PM chairs high-level meeting over Ladakh situation

🕔06:35, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with the country’s top defence and foreign affairs officials and the National Security Advisor (NSA) over the prevailing situation at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.

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Covid recovery rate better from 7.10% to 41.61%: Health Ministry

Covid recovery rate better from 7.10% to 41.61%: Health Ministry

🕔18:26, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said the recovery rate in Covid-19 cases in the country has been constantly improving on a daily basis. Speaking at a press conference, Health Ministry Joint Secretary

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India’s GDP likely to contract 5% in FY 2020-21: Crisil

India’s GDP likely to contract 5% in FY 2020-21: Crisil

🕔18:25, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that India’s GDP growth for the financial year 2020-21 may remain in the negative territory, CRISIL has projected that the country’s economy contract by 5 per cent

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Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% Airtel stake, raises Rs 8,433 cr

Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% Airtel stake, raises Rs 8,433 cr

🕔18:23, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Bharti Telecom has sold 2.75 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel to institutional investors through an accelerated book building process in the secondary market, raising Rs 8,433 crore. The allocation was done to over 50 accounts

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India to continue using HCQ as prophylaxis for COVID: ICMR

India to continue using HCQ as prophylaxis for COVID: ICMR

🕔18:22, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26 The Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday said it will continue using hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) medicine as prophylaxis for COVID-19 disease. Speaking at a press conference, Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General (DG) of the ICMR, told the

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BHARAT PETROLEUM LAUNCHES LPG CYLINDER BOOKING ON WHATSAPP

BHARAT PETROLEUM LAUNCHES LPG CYLINDER BOOKING ON WHATSAPP

🕔17:45, 26.May 2020

From today the Bharat Gas LPG customers across the country would be able to book LPG cylinders on WhatsApp. Bharat Petroleum with more than 7.1 crores customers across the country today takes this transformational journey by introducing WhatsApp Business channel

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Ola resumes airport operations across 22 locations in India

Ola resumes airport operations across 22 locations in India

🕔16:58, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Ride-hailing major Ola on Tuesday said it had resumed its services at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, along with 21 other airports in the country, following recommencement of India’s domestic passenger flight services this

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PFC signs MoU with NBPCL to fund projects worth ₹ 22,000 crore for 225 MW hydro-electric projects & Multipurpose projects in Madhya Pradesh

PFC signs MoU with NBPCL to fund projects worth ₹ 22,000 crore for 225 MW hydro-electric projects & Multipurpose projects in Madhya Pradesh

🕔16:52, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, 26th May 2020: Government-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC), India’s leading NBFC, today entered into an agreement with Narmada Basin Projects Company Ltd. (NBPCL), a wholly-owned company of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh,  to fund projects worth Rs.22,000 crore for

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Coming 15 days to be more challenging in handling COVID-19: Naveen

Coming 15 days to be more challenging in handling COVID-19: Naveen

🕔16:23, 26.May 2020

Bhubaneswar, May 26  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the coming 15 days will be more challenging in handling the COVID-19 situation in the state. “With opening up of flights and railways, the coming 15 days to a

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