India bans 59 Chinese apps over national security concerns

India bans 59 Chinese apps over national security concerns

🕔22:38, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29 The Indian government on Monday banned nearly 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, WeChat and UC Browser and Xiaomi’s Mi Community over national security concerns as India-China bilateral relations remain strained after the death of 20 Indian

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Bharat Biotech Covid vaccine candidate’s human trials from July

Bharat Biotech Covid vaccine candidate’s human trials from July

🕔22:15, 29.Jun 2020

Hyderabad, June 29  Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Monday announced that it has successfully developed Covaxin, India’s first vaccine candidate for Covid-19, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV) and

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Delhi can use final yr MBBS students, retired docs, suggests NHRC

Delhi can use final yr MBBS students, retired docs, suggests NHRC

🕔22:14, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), in its report submitted to the Delhi government after its visit to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital, suggested that services of final year MBBS students can be availed if

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Tata Power board to mull raising funds on July 2

Tata Power board to mull raising funds on July 2

🕔22:12, 29.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 29  The board of directors of Tata Power will consider raising funds through equity shares, debt securities or other instruments on July 2 (Thursday), the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday. The board will look into

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Delhi records 57 deaths, 2,084 new cases in 24 hours

Delhi records 57 deaths, 2,084 new cases in 24 hours

🕔22:11, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  The national capital witnessed a spike of 2,084 new cases besides reporting 57 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing Delhis Covid-19 tally to 85,161 on Monday. According to Delhi Government’s data, as many as 3,628

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Maha Covid cases hover above 5K, death toll crosses 7,500

Maha Covid cases hover above 5K, death toll crosses 7,500

🕔22:10, 29.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 29 For the fourth day running, Maharashtras Covid-19 tally jumped sharply by 5,257 new cases on Monday, while the state’s fatalities surpassed the 7,500-mark, health officials said. The state’s death toll shot up to 181 on Monday, down from

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MERC rules all Mumbai June electricity bills as ‘ok’

MERC rules all Mumbai June electricity bills as ‘ok’

🕔22:09, 29.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 29  The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) said on Monday that the electricity bills issued to the consumers for June by the four main companies in Mumbai are as per the rules. Following a large number of complaints

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India bans 59 Chinese apps over national security concerns

India bans 59 Chinese apps over national security concerns

🕔22:03, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  The Indian government on Monday banned nearly 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, WeChat and UC Browser and Xiaomi’s Mi Community over national security concerns as India-China bilateral relations remain strained after the death of 20 Indian

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PM Modi to address the nation at 4 pm on Tuesday

PM Modi to address the nation at 4 pm on Tuesday

🕔22:00, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, 29 June  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. The Twitter handle of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) released this information on Monday night. It is believed that Modi will share his

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Greed for revenue keeps petrol, diesel prices high even in low oil price market

Greed for revenue keeps petrol, diesel prices high even in low oil price market

🕔21:15, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  The economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic has once again shifted attention of both the Centre and the states towards the oil sector to generate additional revenue for meeting the spending needs for exigencies. The

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World’s largest Plasma Therapy trial centre launched in Maharashtra

World’s largest Plasma Therapy trial centre launched in Maharashtra

🕔20:40, 29.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 29 In a major initiative to counter the Covid-19 pandemic, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday inaugurated ‘Project PLATINA’ – India’s first and the world’s largest – Plasma Therapy Trial Centre in Nagpur. “This trial centre will

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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia 29 June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia 29 June 2020

🕔19:07, 29.Jun 2020

Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessment by M/s ERM: Air quality and Noise level monitoring / ground water sample collection / soil sample collection were carried out in Baghjan side yesterday, while Noise level monitoring was carried out in Guijan

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Yogi to launch ‘Har Ghar Jal’ project in Bundelkhand

Yogi to launch ‘Har Ghar Jal’ project in Bundelkhand

🕔19:02, 29.Jun 2020

Lucknow, June 29  Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath will launch the ‘Har Ghar Jal’ (piped water to every house) campaign at Bundelkhand on Tuesday. The project is linked to the ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’, estimated to cost Rs 10,131 crore.

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Delhi HC extends suspension of functioning till July 15

Delhi HC extends suspension of functioning till July 15

🕔19:00, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  Keeping in view the spike in number of Covid-19 cases, the Delhi High Court, here on Monday, extended suspension of its as well as subordinate courts’ physical functioning till July 15. “The hon’ble administrative and general

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Modi govt increased Ladakh’s budget four-fold: Puri

Modi govt increased Ladakh’s budget four-fold: Puri

🕔18:59, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  Union Minister for Housing and Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the Modi government has increased the budget for Ladakh four-fold recently amid the India-China face-off in the region. He added that plans are

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France to deliver Rafale combat aircraft by July end

France to deliver Rafale combat aircraft by July end

🕔18:58, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  As expected, the twin-jet Rafale combat aircraft would be delivered to the Indian Air Force by July end, top defence officials said, adding that France, at the very beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, informed India of

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Maharashtra extends lockdown till July 31

Maharashtra extends lockdown till July 31

🕔18:57, 29.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 29  The Maharashtra government on Monday announced that it has extended the lockdown till July 31 in view of the steadily increasing Covid-19 cases in the state. While all existing lockdown conditions will continue, the government will gradually

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Covid recovery improves to 58.67%: Centre terms it ‘encouraging’

Covid recovery improves to 58.67%: Centre terms it ‘encouraging’

🕔18:55, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  As India continued to be the fourth worst hit among 213 countries infected by COVID-19 with 2,10,120 active cases and 16,475 deaths, Union Health Ministry on Monday said the recovery of infected patients shows “encouraging results”.

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Money from fuel price goes to poor, not middlemen, retorts Pradhan

Money from fuel price goes to poor, not middlemen, retorts Pradhan

🕔18:54, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  After Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi demanded a rollback of fuel price hike and Rahul Gandhi alleged that the Centre is “profiteering”, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan hit back at the Congress, saying

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CAIT seeks ‘country of origin’ for all goods sold in India

CAIT seeks ‘country of origin’ for all goods sold in India

🕔18:53, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  Carrying forward its campaign for boycott of Chinese products and purchase of Indian goods, the Confederation of All India Traders urged the Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to make the mention of ‘country of origin’ mandatory

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