Amar Singh was known for his friendships: PM Modi

Amar Singh was known for his friendships: PM Modi

🕔18:41, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  Expressing condolences over the passing away of Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the energetic public figure was known for his friendships across many spheres

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Covid impact: GST collection drops 14% to Rs 87,422 cr in July

Covid impact: GST collection drops 14% to Rs 87,422 cr in July

🕔17:55, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  The Covid-induced shrinking of economic activity for the past few months continued to have its impact on government’s tax collections with revenue under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) falling far below the psychological level of

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Students to get chance to take exams twice a year under NEP: Nishank (IANS Exclusive)

Students to get chance to take exams twice a year under NEP: Nishank (IANS Exclusive)

🕔17:54, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1 The Modi government came out with the New Education Policy 2020, replacing a 34-year-old national policy on education. Under the new policy, students will get a chance to take the board examination twice. What will be the

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Second serological survey for Covid begins in Delhi: Jain

Second serological survey for Covid begins in Delhi: Jain

🕔17:54, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, 1 Aug  Fresh serological survey for Covid-19 has begun in the national capital on Saturday. It was confirmed by Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. “It’s a technical process and will be conducted across the capital. We want to

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Fatality rate lowest since 1st lockdown, says Health Ministry

Fatality rate lowest since 1st lockdown, says Health Ministry

🕔17:52, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  India continues to maintain the record of registering the lowest COVID-19 mortality rate on the global platform, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday. “The Case Fatality Rate stands at 2.15% on Friday,

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3 more states, 1 UT join ration card portability scheme

3 more states, 1 UT join ration card portability scheme

🕔17:49, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  The states of Manipur, Nagaland, Uttarakhand and Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir have also been integrated into the National Portability for ration cards, which already had 20 states/UTs on board. Now, 24 states/UTs are connected

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With safeguard duty in place, govt may lower customs duty levy on solar equipment imports from China

With safeguard duty in place, govt may lower customs duty levy on solar equipment imports from China

🕔17:47, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  The government proposes a double layered taxation structure on imports of solar cells and modules in a bid to check proliferation of Chinese equipment in the critical power sector. Two sources in the government said that

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Air India commences fifth phase of VBM ops

Air India commences fifth phase of VBM ops

🕔17:45, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1 National carrier Air India on Saturday commenced the fifth phase of the ‘Vande Bharat Mission’. Accordingly, the airline is expected to operate close to 700 flights between India and at least 53 countries during this phase, airline

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Indians in UAE can get passports renewed in 2 days

Indians in UAE can get passports renewed in 2 days

🕔17:44, 1.Aug 2020

Abu Dhabi, Aug 1  Indian expats in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now get their passports renewed in two days after submitting their applications, Consul General Aman Puri said. Also, the Indian Consulate in Dubai will accept passport applications

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Chandan Kumar Mondol takes charge as Director (Commercial) at NTPC

Chandan Kumar Mondol takes charge as Director (Commercial) at NTPC

🕔17:27, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, 1st August 2020: Chandan Kumar Mondol assumes his new role as Director (Commercial) at NTPC Ltd w.e.f 01st August, 2020. Shri Mondol has been with NTPC for over 35 years and has held several key leadership positions across multiple

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Honouring of Visually Impaired student who scored high marks in CBSE Board exam, by Director/HR, NLCIL

Honouring of Visually Impaired student who scored high marks in CBSE Board exam, by Director/HR, NLCIL

🕔17:24, 1.Aug 2020

Shri R. Vikraman, Director (HR), NLC India Limited, today honoured Selvi G.V. Oviya, a visually challenged girl from Neyveli who wrote the Xth Standard CBSE Board examination independently using technology. Oviya, a 100% visually impaired student of Jawahar Higher Secondary

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Amar Singh passes away at 64 in Singapore

Amar Singh passes away at 64 in Singapore

🕔16:38, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  Rajya Sabha member, former Samajwadi Party leader and famed power broker during the UPA era, Amar Singh, 64, lost his battle with kidney ailment on Saturday. He passed away in a Singapore hospital where he was

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Auto fuel prices remain unchanged on Saturday

Auto fuel prices remain unchanged on Saturday

🕔13:20, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  A day after a hefty Rs 8.38 per litre cut in diesel prices in the national capital due to VAT reduction, the oil marketing companies again went on a pause mode to keep auto fuel prices

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Record 57,117 new Covid cases in India in a day

Record 57,117 new Covid cases in India in a day

🕔13:19, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  India witnessed a record daily jump of 57,117 new Coronavirus cases on Saturday apart from 764 deaths, even as its total tally neared 17 lakh. So far, 16,95,988 corona cases have been reported in India, of

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Maruti Suzuki’s total sales slips 1.1% in July

Maruti Suzuki’s total sales slips 1.1% in July

🕔13:18, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Saturday reported a marginal year-on-year decline of 1.1 per cent in total sales during July 2020. Accordingly, the company’s total off-take declined to 108,064 units from 109,264 units sold during July

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India smartphone market set to recover by 40% in 2nd half: Report

India smartphone market set to recover by 40% in 2nd half: Report

🕔13:17, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  After going through disruptions in supply chain and curtailed domestic production, the India smartphone market is now showing encouraging signs of revival that sets it on a potential course for market recovery for over 40 per

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Apple surpasses Saudi Aramco as world’s most valuable company

Apple surpasses Saudi Aramco as world’s most valuable company

🕔13:16, 1.Aug 2020

San Francisco, Aug 1 Riding on strong quarter results despite the pandemic, Apple has surpassed Saudi Aramco to become the worlds most valuable company with a market cap of $1.84 trillion. The strong earnings report helped Apple shares closed up 10.47

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Committee on Public Undertakings to examine AAI, NBCC among others

Committee on Public Undertakings to examine AAI, NBCC among others

🕔13:14, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  The Committee on Public Undertakings has selected subjects for examination during the year 2020-21, informed the Lok Sabha Secretariat. It was decided at their sitting held on July 29. 11 issues have been chosen for Comprehensive

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President, PM greet nation on Eid al-Adha

President, PM greet nation on Eid al-Adha

🕔09:50, 1.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 1  President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, suggesting people to enjoy the festival sharing happiness with the needy by maintaining social distancing and

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India Premier sends Eid-ul-Azha greetings to Bangladesh counterpart

India Premier sends Eid-ul-Azha greetings to Bangladesh counterpart

🕔09:47, 1.Aug 2020

Dhaka, Aug 1  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a message to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina, expressing warm greetings on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha and assuring support for the country’s health sector amid Covid pandemic. “The festival of

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