In a first, no giant idol at 86-year-old Lalbaugcha Raja

In a first, no giant idol at 86-year-old Lalbaugcha Raja

🕔11:25, 1.Jul 2020

Mumbai, July 1  First time in its 86-year history, the famed and iconic Lalbaugcha Raja will not be installed during the upcoming 11-day Ganeshotsav, official sources said here on Wednesday. It will be replaced by a small idol of around

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India, China military talks went on for 12 hours

India, China military talks went on for 12 hours

🕔11:23, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 1  Talks between the Indian and Chinese military delegates to resolve the border issue in Eastern Ladakh went on for around 12 hours, sources said. The meeting which started at 10.30 a.m. ended at 11 p.m. on

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Shrikant Madhav Vaidya takes over as Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Shrikant Madhav Vaidya takes over as Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Limited

🕔11:10, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, 1st July 2020: Shrikant Madhav Vaidya has taken over as the Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. here today. Concurrently, he will also be Chairman of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd., a stand-alone refining subsidiary of IndianOil and Indian

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SAIL rolls out and dispatches first rake of R 260 grade Vanadium Alloyed special grade Prime Rails to Indian Railways

SAIL rolls out and dispatches first rake of R 260 grade Vanadium Alloyed special grade Prime Rails to Indian Railways

🕔11:04, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi / Bhilai, 1st July, 2020: Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) /Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) has successfully rolled Vanadium alloyed special grade Rails, R 260 grade, for the Indian Railways and the first rake was flagged off on 30th June,

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Major encounter underway at Tral in South Kashmir

Major encounter underway at Tral in South Kashmir

🕔07:51, 1.Jul 2020

Srinagar, July 1  A major encounter between terrorists and security forces has started at Brinthal area of Tral in South kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said. The encounter started after the police and other security forces got a specific tip off

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SDMC extends deadline for property tax payment

SDMC extends deadline for property tax payment

🕔07:49, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  South Delhi Municipal Corporation has extended date of deposition of property tax to July 31, with a 15 per cent rebate. An office order issued by the SDMC said that “with the approval of competent authority,

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Centre asks telcos, ISPs to block access to banned Chinese apps

Centre asks telcos, ISPs to block access to banned Chinese apps

🕔07:48, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 1  The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has directed telecom operators and internet service providers to block access to all the 59 Chinese apps banned by the government with immediate effect, sources said. DoT has asked all the

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Microsoft to help 25 million people acquire new digital skills globally

Microsoft to help 25 million people acquire new digital skills globally

🕔07:47, 1.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 01 Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new global skills initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills by the end of the year. The announcement comes in response to the global economic crisis caused by

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New rules for several financial transactions to kick in from July 1

New rules for several financial transactions to kick in from July 1

🕔07:46, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  Several changes will kick in for financial transactions from July 1, which will directly impact consumers at all levels. These changes include PF rules, ATM withdrawal charges, Atal Pension Yojana, registration in Kisan Samman Nidhi, mutual

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Raise outstanding loan limit for ECLGS benefit, AEPC to FM

Raise outstanding loan limit for ECLGS benefit, AEPC to FM

🕔07:44, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) on Tuesday suggested that the Centre should raise the limit of all outstanding loans of MSMEs to Rs 100 crore instead of the current Rs 25 crore for being eligible

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JSPL to sell stake in its Oman arm for over $1 bn

JSPL to sell stake in its Oman arm for over $1 bn

🕔07:43, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) will sell its entire stake in its Oman asset, Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel Co LLC (JSIS Oman), for an enterprise value of over $1 billion. The divestment is in

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Loan sanctions to MSME sector rise over Rs 1 lakh crore

Loan sanctions to MSME sector rise over Rs 1 lakh crore

🕔07:38, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  The government is going all out to ensure that liquidity concerns of the MSME sector are addressed on priority under its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). As of June 26, 2020, public sector and private

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IAF develops locust control system for Mi-17 choppers

IAF develops locust control system for Mi-17 choppers

🕔07:37, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  The Indian Air Force has indigenously designed and developed an pesticide spraying tool for Mi-17 choppers — the Airborne Locust Control System (ALCS) — to save the country from locust attacks. “The Chandigarh Base Repair Depot

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French Ambassador visits fair price shop in Tughlaqabad Extn

French Ambassador visits fair price shop in Tughlaqabad Extn

🕔07:35, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 1  French Ambassador to India, Emmanuel Lenain, on Tuesday paid a visit to a fair price shop in Tughlakabad Extension in the national capital. India and France last week signed a credit financing agreement for 200 million

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PM tweets in 16 languages to talk ‘Dignity of India’s poor’

PM tweets in 16 languages to talk ‘Dignity of India’s poor’

🕔07:33, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  “Ensuring dignity of the poor of India”—Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted this in as many as 16 languages, while highlighting his recent decision to extend the free ration scheme for 80 crore Indians for another five

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Delhi Jal Board extends bill waiver scheme by 3 months till Sept 30

Delhi Jal Board extends bill waiver scheme by 3 months till Sept 30

🕔07:31, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  The Delhi Jal Board on Tuesday extended its water bill waiver scheme by three months till September 30. As many as 4,08,374 consumers have benefited from the scheme till now. DJB Director (Revenue) Paras Ram said

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Delhi’s Covid tally rises to 87,360, toll now 2,742

Delhi’s Covid tally rises to 87,360, toll now 2,742

🕔07:30, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  The national capital witnessed a spike of 2,199 new Covid-19 cases, pushing its tally to 87,360 on Tuesday, besides reporting 62 deaths in the last 24 hours. The capital had recorded 57 deaths and 2,084 cases

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Maha new corona cases fall below 5K, PMR crosses 25K patients

Maha new corona cases fall below 5K, PMR crosses 25K patients

🕔07:17, 1.Jul 2020

Mumbai, July 01  Spelling some relief after four days, Maharashtra new coronavirus cases dropped below the 5K mark to 4,878 on Tuesday, but the death toll jumped to its third highest in a fortnight, while the number of patients in

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RailYatri resumes Smart Buses services with Covid insurance

RailYatri resumes Smart Buses services with Covid insurance

🕔07:15, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  Almost three months after suspending the interstate bus services, RailYatri has now decided to restart smart bus services with ‘safe plus’ features between Delhi NCR to Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Amritsar and also plans to extend it

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Bring petroleum, real restate under GST, urges Assocham

Bring petroleum, real restate under GST, urges Assocham

🕔07:10, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  Industry body Assocham on Tuesday called for bringing petroleum products and real estate under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). According to Assocham’s Secretary General Deepak Sood, states must be brought on board

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