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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Chinese Covid-19 vaccine approved for military use

Chinese Covid-19 vaccine approved for military use

🕔18:52, 29.Jun 2020

Beijing, June 29 China’s military has received approval for using a Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics Inc. The approval for the Recombinant Novel Coronavirus Vaccine (Ad5-nCoV) was granted by HealthBureau of the Logistics Support Department

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Indian firms process Rs 1,500 crore in salaries, benefits via Paytm Payouts

Indian firms process Rs 1,500 crore in salaries, benefits via Paytm Payouts

🕔18:51, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  Paytm on Monday said its digital money transfer service Paytm Payouts has helped process Rs 1,500 crore in salaries and other benefits for medium and large enterprises in the country within the three months of lockdown.

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RBI to conduct special ‘Open Market Operations’ to pump up liquidity

RBI to conduct special ‘Open Market Operations’ to pump up liquidity

🕔18:50, 29.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 29 To pump up liquidity in the financial system, the Reserve Bank of India will conduct special ‘Open Market Operations (OMO) on July 2. The special OMO session will see simultaneous purchase and sale of government securities for Rs

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Jio tops race adding 62L new users in Feb, Airtel adds 9L

Jio tops race adding 62L new users in Feb, Airtel adds 9L

🕔18:49, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  Reliance Jio continues at the top spot as the largest telecom company in terms of subscribers as it added over 62 lakh new users in February, followed by Bharti Airtel which added 9 lakh. At the

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Centre agrees to form standing committees for SERC

Centre agrees to form standing committees for SERC

🕔18:48, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  As part of big ticket reforms in the power sector, the government has proposed to fast track appointment of power sector regulators both at central and state levels by forming permanent standing selection committees presided by

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SAP India unveils initiative to make MSMEs globally competitive

SAP India unveils initiative to make MSMEs globally competitive

🕔18:46, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  Enterprise software major SAP on Monday launched a new programme called “Global Bharat” to enable Indian micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) become globally competitive by equipping them with digital technologies. The programme is aimed at

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Rain, flood hamper Assam oil well fire dousing, capping efforts

Rain, flood hamper Assam oil well fire dousing, capping efforts

🕔18:44, 29.Jun 2020

Guwahati, June 29  Heavy rain and subsequent flood continued to hinder operations to put out the fire and cap a leaking oil well in eastern Assam’s Baghjan, officials said on Monday. Natural gas from Oil India Limited’s (OIL) oil well

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