Strategically important bridge in Eastern Ladakh completed

Strategically important bridge in Eastern Ladakh completed

🕔19:33, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  The construction of a strategically important bridge over the Shyok river in eastern Ladakh was completed on Thursday amid the face-off with China at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Galwan Valley. The 60-metre bridge

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Delhi Health Minister’s condition improves after plasma therapy

Delhi Health Minister’s condition improves after plasma therapy

🕔19:32, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain’s health condition has improved after receiving the plasma therapy, doctors treating him in the city’s Max hospital said on Saturday. On Friday, the 55-year-old leader’s health deteriorated after he developed pneumonia

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Over Rs 65k cr given through DBT to PMGKP beneficiaries

Over Rs 65k cr given through DBT to PMGKP beneficiaries

🕔19:30, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  More than 42 crore beneficiaries have been extended cash support through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) totalling Rs 65,454 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) till June 19, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday.

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Over 7,600 MT crude oil production lost to Assam blockades:OIL

Over 7,600 MT crude oil production lost to Assam blockades:OIL

🕔19:27, 20.Jun 2020

Guwahati, June 20  The state-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) has lost production of over 7,627 MT of crude oil from 33 wells and around 10 MMSCMD of natural gas from five gas wells due to blockades by protesters in two

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After Modi says no incursions, China claims Galwan valley

After Modi says no incursions, China claims Galwan valley

🕔12:33, 20.Jun 2020

Beijing/New Delhi, June 20  After Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there are no foreign incursions into India, China has once again claimed that Galwan valley of Ladakh union territory is located on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual

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Petrol, diesel price rise continues through the fortnight

Petrol, diesel price rise continues through the fortnight

🕔12:30, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20 Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise through the fortnight with the two auto fuels getting dearer by 51 and 61 paise per litre respectively on Saturday. This is the 14th day of fuel price rise since

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Record 14,516 corona cases take India’s tally close to 4L

Record 14,516 corona cases take India’s tally close to 4L

🕔12:07, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  India on Saturday witnessed its worst-ever spike of COVID-19 cases as it registered 14,516 positive cases, the highest ever, in the last 24 hours. With this the total corona tally in India reached 3,95,048, the Union

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HUDO Organizes Webinar to Mark 6th International Yoga Day

HUDO Organizes Webinar to Mark 6th International Yoga Day

🕔11:58, 20.Jun 2020

Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO), organized a Webinar on ‘AYUSH for Holistic Healthcare during COVID Outbreak”, to mark the 6th International Yoga Day.The Chief Guest Shri.Durga Shanker Mishra Secretary, MOHUAstressed the benefits of traditional Indian medicine systems in

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Pandemic entering ‘new and dangerous phase’: WHO

Pandemic entering ‘new and dangerous phase’: WHO

🕔07:35, 20.Jun 2020

Geneva, June 20  The World Health Organization has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is entering a “new and dangerous” phase. Thursday saw the most cases in a single day reported to the WHO. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the day had

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Armed forces given freedom to take any necessary step: Modi

Armed forces given freedom to take any necessary step: Modi

🕔07:33, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  In a significant announcement in the wake of the tensions with China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that his government has given the armed forces full freedom

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COVID: Delhi sees highest single-day spike with 3,137 cases

COVID: Delhi sees highest single-day spike with 3,137 cases

🕔07:32, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  Delhi reported highest single-day spike with 3,137 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the national capital’s tally beyond 50,000 mark to 53,116. The death toll in the national capital also increased to 2,035 with 66 deaths

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Govt closely monitoring rate cut transmission by banks: Sitharaman

Govt closely monitoring rate cut transmission by banks: Sitharaman

🕔07:29, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the government is closely monitoring the transmission of the repo rate cuts by the banks to the consumers. During a video conference with the Managing Committee Members of

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RBI enhances PMC Bank withdrawal limit to Rs 1 lakh

RBI enhances PMC Bank withdrawal limit to Rs 1 lakh

🕔07:28, 20.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 20  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday doubled the withdrawal limit for Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank’s depositors to Rs 100,000 from Rs 50,000 earlier. With this relaxation, the RBI said that more than 84 per

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IMF deploys emergency financing for 70 nations amid COVID-19

IMF deploys emergency financing for 70 nations amid COVID-19

🕔07:27, 20.Jun 2020

Washington, June 20  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it is expected to deploy emergency financing for 70 countries by Friday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ripple across the globe. IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said at a virtual

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No Indian territory occupied by anyone: PM tells all-party meet

No Indian territory occupied by anyone: PM tells all-party meet

🕔07:25, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  After the military clash in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan valley with Chinese troops in which 20 Indian soldiers were martyred, Prime Minister Narendra Modi categorically stated in the all-party meeting on Friday that no Indian post or

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Scindia, Digvijaya to sit across benches in Rajya Sabha

Scindia, Digvijaya to sit across benches in Rajya Sabha

🕔07:23, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  As the poll results for the 19 Rajya Sabha seats are declared, the BJP is set to gain in the Upper House and Congress could lose its strength in the house, but the interesting election is

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India, AIIB sign pact for $750 mn Covid response support

India, AIIB sign pact for $750 mn Covid response support

🕔07:20, 20.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 20  The Indian government and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on Friday signed an agreement for $750 million loan for Covid-19 response. The development comes after the AIIB on Wednesday said that it has approved a $750

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