Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam

🕔19:42, 12.Jun 2020

12 June 2020: Site Status/Fire Status in Well &Vicinity The extent of the fire has been contained to thewell. In order to arrest any untoward incidents of flash fire, Fire Tenders are kept ready atsite. Presence of gas, noise level,

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Balmer Lawrie signs MoU with Kerala Tourism

Balmer Lawrie signs MoU with Kerala Tourism

🕔19:01, 12.Jun 2020

12 June, 2020, Kolkata –Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., a Miniratna I PSE under MOPNG, GOI and a market leader in Corporate Travel Management signed an MOU with Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) today. Balmer Lawrie Travel & Vacations (T&V)

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Defence Minister takes stock of India-China border situation

Defence Minister takes stock of India-China border situation

🕔18:58, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12 Amid reported de-escalation of troops from stand-off positions, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a review meeting with Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Bipin Rawat and the three service chiefs to gauge the ground situation on

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‘Roadmap’ ready to douse Assam oil well fire

‘Roadmap’ ready to douse Assam oil well fire

🕔18:55, 12.Jun 2020

Guwahati, June 12  A ‘roadmap’ has been chalked out to douse Assam’s oil well fire, which continues to blaze for the fourth day on Friday and has till now claimed two lives, the state-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) announced. An

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GST Council’s temporary relief measures for Covid-hit small businesses

GST Council’s temporary relief measures for Covid-hit small businesses

🕔18:50, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  In a bid to provide relief to small businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic, the GST Council on Friday decided to halve the interest rate on late filing of GSTR-3B returns for the period of February, March

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GST Council gives more time to taxpayers to revive cancelled registration

GST Council gives more time to taxpayers to revive cancelled registration

🕔18:49, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  As a step towards trade facilitation in this difficult times of Covid-19 pandemic, the GST Council on Friday decided to give more time to the taxpayers to file for revocation of their GST registration. Accordingly, the

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GST Council to meet again in July on compensation to states: FM

GST Council to meet again in July on compensation to states: FM

🕔18:47, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  Faced with a sharp decline in GST collections due to the lockdown and disruptions in economic activities across the country, the Central government may look at paying GST compensation to states using a portion of its

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Petrol, diesel prices rise for sixth consecutive day

Petrol, diesel prices rise for sixth consecutive day

🕔18:45, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12 Petrol and diesel prices are continuously becoming expensive for the common man with oil marketing companies (OMCs) raising the fuel prices by about 60 paise per litre on Friday. The auto fuel prices have now risen for

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MGNREGA support for migrant labourers, got 84% more work

MGNREGA support for migrant labourers, got 84% more work

🕔18:13, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  During the corona period, lakhs of migrant labourers who returned home from the cities have found support under the MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act). Under the scheme, the daily wage labourers in the

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Big relief to Def industry, existing contracts get 4 months extension

Big relief to Def industry, existing contracts get 4 months extension

🕔18:07, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  In a big relief to domestic arms and ammunition industry, the Ministry of Defence on Friday issued orders giving a four-month extension of delivery period to all capital acquisition contracts due to Covid pandemic. The ministry

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Rs 1.25-cr fine collected for not wearing masks in Odisha

Rs 1.25-cr fine collected for not wearing masks in Odisha

🕔18:06, 12.Jun 2020

Bhubaneswar, June 12  Odisha police has collected fines totalling Rs 1.25 crore from people for not wearing face masks in public places, DGP Abhay said on Friday. Participating in a videoconference meeting with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the DGP said

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Yogi launches schemes for child labourers in UP

Yogi launches schemes for child labourers in UP

🕔18:05, 12.Jun 2020

Lucknow, June 12  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday launched the ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’, a scheme to educate child labourers in the state. The scheme’s launch coincides with the ‘World Day Against Child Labour’. The chief minister

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Recovery rate in India from Covid-19 improves to 49.47%

Recovery rate in India from Covid-19 improves to 49.47%

🕔18:03, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  The Central government on Friday said the recovery rate of Covid-19 positive cases has increased to 49.47 per cent and a total of 1,47,194 individuals have recovered from the deadly disease. India has become the fourth

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Railways receives request for 63 Shramik Special trains

Railways receives request for 63 Shramik Special trains

🕔18:02, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  Despite fall in the demand for Shramik Special trains, the Indian Railways on Friday said that it has received a request for 63 more trains from various states of which 32 are from Kerala. A Railway

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‘Lights off Kerala’ protest against ‘hike’ in electricity charges

‘Lights off Kerala’ protest against ‘hike’ in electricity charges

🕔18:01, 12.Jun 2020

Thiruvananthapuram, June 12  Launching a broadside against the unprecedented ‘hike’ in the electricity tariff by the Pinarayi Vijayan government, the Congress-led UDF is organising a ‘Lights off Kerala’ protest on June 17 when people have been asked to switch off

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US, India, China need to put differences aside to fight pandemic : Ex-US diplomat

US, India, China need to put differences aside to fight pandemic : Ex-US diplomat

🕔17:59, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  The United States, India and China need to put differences aside to combat a crisis like COVID-19, but that has not happened, said former US diplomat Nicholas Burns to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday. Speaking

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Indian Railways to continue to give Shramik Special Trains to States as demanded

Indian Railways to continue to give Shramik Special Trains to States as demanded

🕔13:55, 12.Jun 2020

Indian Railways is committed to continue providing comfortable and safe movement of migrants through Shramik Special Trains as required by States. As of now total 63 more Shramik Special Trains requisitioned by various states after Chairman Railway Board’s letter to

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‘Airlines may give 2-year credit note for tickets cancelled during lockdown’

‘Airlines may give 2-year credit note for tickets cancelled during lockdown’

🕔13:52, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to take a stand on refunding by airlines on cancellation of tickets during the lockdown, and suggested that the airline operators must extend the credit period for two

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HDFC cuts retail prime lending rate by 20 bps

HDFC cuts retail prime lending rate by 20 bps

🕔13:48, 12.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 12  The Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) on Friday reduced the retail lending rate on both home and non-home loans by 20 basis points with immediate effect. In a regulatory filing, the company said that the reduction will

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SC gives 3 days to Fin Min, RBI to decide on moratorium period interest

SC gives 3 days to Fin Min, RBI to decide on moratorium period interest

🕔13:47, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  The Supreme Court on Friday asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to convene a meeting of the Finance Ministry and RBI officials over the weekend to decide whether interest incurred on EMIs during the moratorium period can

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