Covid-19 vaccine trial begins in Mysuru hospital story

Covid-19 vaccine trial begins in Mysuru hospital story

🕔13:44, 30.Aug 2020

Mysuru (Karnataka), Aug 30  Clinical trial of the Covishield vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford, began at the JSS Hospital in Mysuru, an official said on Sunday. “The clinical trial of Covishield began on Saturday at our hospital, which

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FM to review implementation of resolution framework for Covid-related stress

FM to review implementation of resolution framework for Covid-related stress

🕔13:43, 30.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 30  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will review the implementation of resolution framework for Covid-related stress in bank loans, with the top management of scheduled commercial banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFC) on Thursday. As the pandemic has

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Petrol price crosses Rs 82 per litre in Delhi

Petrol price crosses Rs 82 per litre in Delhi

🕔13:42, 30.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 30  Petrol price crossed Rs 82 per litre-mark in the national capital on Sunday, as the price of the fuel rose across the four metro cities after a day’s pause. In Delhi, petrol was priced at Rs

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ASEAN, India ministers discuss review of FTA

ASEAN, India ministers discuss review of FTA

🕔13:41, 30.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 30  The ASEAN-India Economic Ministers Consultations were held to discuss the review of the ASEAN India Trade in Goods Agreement (AITIGA), an official statement said on Sunday. The virtual meeting, held on Saturday, was co-chaired by Piyush

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5G smartphones to capture 50% of global market by 2023: IDC

5G smartphones to capture 50% of global market by 2023: IDC

🕔13:39, 30.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 30  Riding on a strong 5G push, the global smartphone market will return to a full recovery by 2022 and 5G smartphones are expected to capture 50 per cent of the global market by 2023, according to

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India crosses 3.5 mn mark with over 78K new corona cases

India crosses 3.5 mn mark with over 78K new corona cases

🕔13:38, 30.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 30  With a single-day spike of 78,761 fresh cases and 948 deaths, the coronavirus tally in India on Sunday reached 35,42,733 cases, data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed. Out of the total cases,

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President of Uzbekistan pardons 113 citizens

President of Uzbekistan pardons 113 citizens

🕔13:31, 30.Aug 2020

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree “On pardoning a group of persons serving a sentence of imprisonment, who sincerely repented of their deeds and firmly embarked on the path of correction”. The document was signed on the eve

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Centre communicates borrowing options to settle GST compensation to States

Centre communicates borrowing options to settle GST compensation to States

🕔18:36, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  States will have to forego borrowing flexibility of 1 per cent of state GDP given under the Atmanirbhar Bharat package if they opt to settle their entire GST compensation shortfall for FY21 through market borrowings. As

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GSTN launches auto-drafted ITC statement GSTR-2B for July

GSTN launches auto-drafted ITC statement GSTR-2B for July

🕔18:34, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) on Saturday launched GSTR-2B for the month of July 2020 as an auto-drafted input tax credit (ITC) statement which would aid in assisting/determining the input tax credit that is

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Worth over $9 trillion, US tech stocks outshine entire European stock market

Worth over $9 trillion, US tech stocks outshine entire European stock market

🕔18:32, 29.Aug 2020

New York, Aug 29  The market capitalisation of US tech stocks has crossed $9 trillion and now the sector is worth more than the entire European stock market. According to a research note by Bank of America, the European market

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Govt sets out to decriminalise GST laws

Govt sets out to decriminalise GST laws

🕔18:30, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug. Aug 29  After company law, the government has now set out to decriminalise various offences under the GST laws to improve ease of doing business and ensure better compliance. As part of the changes being considered by

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Modi govt playing instrumental role in promoting sports: Shah

Modi govt playing instrumental role in promoting sports: Shah

🕔18:29, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  Greeting sportspersons on National Sports Day, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed and playing an instrumental role in promoting sports. The Minister said

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V-P calls for use of mother tongue in administration

V-P calls for use of mother tongue in administration

🕔18:28, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday stressed on the need to use native languages or mother tongue in administrative work and in other fields. Naidu noted that imparting education in the mother tongue will enable

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Rail connectivity for 3 more N-E states by 2023

Rail connectivity for 3 more N-E states by 2023

🕔18:27, 29.Aug 2020

Guwahati/Agartala, Aug 29  Six of the eight north-eastern states’ capital cities will come on the Indian railway map by March 2023, top railway officials said. The North-east Frontier Railways (NFR), which has already connected Assam’s main city Guwahati (adjoining capital

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PM Modi to inaugurate Rohtang tunnel by Sept-end

PM Modi to inaugurate Rohtang tunnel by Sept-end

🕔18:25, 29.Aug 2020

Manali, Aug 29  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday visited the strategic Atal Tunnel, earlier known as Rohtang tunnel, constructed at an altitude above 10,000 feet with an outlay of Rs 3,500 crore. He said it would

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Agriculture has major role to play in Atmanirbhar Bharat: PM Modi

Agriculture has major role to play in Atmanirbhar Bharat: PM Modi

🕔18:24, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on the need for the country to be self-reliant in agriculture. He said this while inaugurating an academic and administrative building of Rani Lakshmi Bai Agriculture University in Jhansi, through

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Fiscal deficit expected to touch 7% of GDP in 2020-21: Brickwork Ratings

Fiscal deficit expected to touch 7% of GDP in 2020-21: Brickwork Ratings

🕔18:23, 29.Aug 2020

Mumbai, Aug 29  Centre’s fiscal deficit is expected to touch 7 per cent of the GDP in 2020-21, against budget estimates of 3.5 per cent, Brickwork Ratings said on Saturday. The ratings agency said that the impact of the lockdown

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IndiGo operates maiden passenger charter to Hanoi, Vientiane

IndiGo operates maiden passenger charter to Hanoi, Vientiane

🕔18:22, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  Airline major IndiGo on Saturday operated its maiden passenger charter to Vietnamese capital Hanoi, and Laos’ Vientiane to help stranded nationals get back home. “The flight from India repatriated 106 Vietnamese, 1 Filipino and 29 Laos

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India’s monetary and fiscal frameworks need recasting: EY

India’s monetary and fiscal frameworks need recasting: EY

🕔18:16, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi [India], August 29 — India’s monetary and fiscal frameworks are marked with several inconsistencies and certain structures need to be recast to pace up the growth, global consultancy firm Ernst & Young (EY) has said. On a positive

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IndianOil Sportstars felicitated during National Sports Awards Ceremony

IndianOil Sportstars felicitated during National Sports Awards Ceremony

🕔18:13, 29.Aug 2020

Mumbai, August 29, 2020: IndianOil sportspersons were felicitated by Ramnath Kovind, President of India, during the National Sports Awards ceremony held at New Delhi. Cricketer Rohit Sharma and Commonwealth Games medallist Manika Batra (Table Tennis) were bestowed the nation’s highest

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