Goa CM tests positive for Covid-19

Goa CM tests positive for Covid-19

🕔14:53, 2.Sep 2020

Panaji, Sep 2 Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and was in home isolation. “I wish to inform all that I have been detected Covid-19 positive. I am asymptomatic and

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Ayodhya temple map passed by ADA

Ayodhya temple map passed by ADA

🕔14:48, 2.Sep 2020

Ayodhya, Sep 2  The Ayodhya Development Authority (ADA) has unanimously passed the map for the proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya. A meeting of the ADA was held on Wednesday which passed the map. This clears the way for the construction

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राजभाषा हिंदी के कार्यान्वयन के लिए आरईसी को प्रथम पुरस्कार

राजभाषा हिंदी के कार्यान्वयन के लिए आरईसी को प्रथम पुरस्कार

🕔14:42, 2.Sep 2020

‘एनटीपीसी राजभाषा शील्ड पुरस्कार योजना’ के तहत वर्ष 2018-19 के लिए राजभाषा हिंदी के कार्यान्वयन हेतु विद्युत मंत्रालय के नियंत्रणाधीन 11 उपक्रमों/संस्थानों में आरईसी लिमिटेड, नई दिल्ली कार्यालय को प्रथम पुरस्कार हेतु चयनित किया गया है। यह पुरस्कार विद्युत मंत्रालय की हिंदी

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US steps up Covid-19 vaccine development

US steps up Covid-19 vaccine development

🕔12:05, 2.Sep 2020

Washington, Sep 2  Researchers across the US have stepped up efforts towards the development of an effective Covid-19 vaccine, as another vaccine candidate has started phase 3 clinical trial, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The multi-site clinical

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Australia in recession for 1st time in nearly 30 years

Australia in recession for 1st time in nearly 30 years

🕔10:34, 2.Sep 2020

Canberra, Sep 2 Australia has officially entered its first recession after nearly 30 years, with the June quarter GDP numbers showing the economy went backwards by 7 per cent, the worst fall on record, official figures revealed on Wednesday. According to

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Trump condoles death of ex-President Pranab Mukherjee

Trump condoles death of ex-President Pranab Mukherjee

🕔10:31, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  US President Donald Trump has expressed his condolence over the death of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee who passed away at a hospital here on Monday. In a tweet on Tuesday, the US President said: “I

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New rules for margins and pledging of shares come into force

New rules for margins and pledging of shares come into force

🕔10:25, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  Two major regulatory changes have kicked in for stock market investors from Tuesday (September 1), including the method of pledging stocks and upfront margin requirements for stocks and futures and options (F&Os). Under the new margins

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Domicile certificate issuance accelerated across J&K

Domicile certificate issuance accelerated across J&K

🕔08:41, 2.Sep 2020

Srinagar, Sep 2  The Jammu & Kashmir government on Tuesday said that the issuance of domicile certificates has been accelerated as about 12.5 lakh of these certificates have been issued so far with over 99 per cent being erstwhile PRC

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For the first time, India dominates strategic heights at Pangong Lake

For the first time, India dominates strategic heights at Pangong Lake

🕔08:35, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  For the first time since the India-China skirmishes began at Ladakh earlier this year, the Indian Army is dominating strategic locations on the south bank of Pangong Lake, even as China enhanced deployment of troops close

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Lok Sabha to meet on Sep 14

Lok Sabha to meet on Sep 14

🕔08:33, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  It is now official that the Lok Sabha will meet again this September 14 at 9 a.m. It will be meeting for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic broke out. A gazette notification read, “In

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Relief for Jio, Airtel as SC rules out AGR dues on shared spectrum

Relief for Jio, Airtel as SC rules out AGR dues on shared spectrum

🕔08:32, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  The Supreme Court on Tuesday said shared operator telecom service providers (TSPs) cannot be saddled with the liability to pay the past AGR dues of licensees that have shared the spectrum. The decision exempts Reliance Jio

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Fold2, in India this month

Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Fold2, in India this month

🕔08:30, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  Unveiling a completely new form factor in the world of foldable smartphones, Samsung on Tuesday introduced its third foldable device called Galaxy Z Fold2 that sports a 6.2-inch cover screen and a 7.6-inch main screen when

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India endorses concept of creating reliable supply chain in Indo-Pacific

India endorses concept of creating reliable supply chain in Indo-Pacific

🕔08:29, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that India ‘wholeheartedly’ endorses the broad concept of working towards ensuring a trustworthy, dependable and reliable supply chain in the Indo-Pacific region. Speaking at the Australia-India-Japan Ministers’

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US dollar climbs amid economic data

US dollar climbs amid economic data

🕔08:28, 2.Sep 2020

New York, Sep 2  The US dollar strengthened in late trading on Tuesday as market participants digested a slew of newly-released economic data. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.21 per cent at 92.3572.

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Kashmir industry body flags business concerns with FM

Kashmir industry body flags business concerns with FM

🕔08:27, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) flagged concerns of the business community during an online conference with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Speaking during the conference, KCCI President Sheikh Ashiq told the Finance Minister

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FY21 likely to see negative double digit real GDP growth: SBI Ecowrap

FY21 likely to see negative double digit real GDP growth: SBI Ecowrap

🕔08:21, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  Even as the country’s economic growth contracted by 23.9 per cent in Q1FY21, preliminary estimates indicate the fiscal will exhibit a negative double digit growth in real GDP, says a SBI Ecowrap report. The report, released

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MEIS benefit capped at Rs 2 cr per exporter for Sep-Dec 2020

MEIS benefit capped at Rs 2 cr per exporter for Sep-Dec 2020

🕔08:16, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  The Centre has capped the benefit under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) at Rs 2 crore per exporter for the period of September 1 to December 31, 2020. In a notification on Tuesday, the

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IRDAI sets up group to study index-linked life policies

IRDAI sets up group to study index-linked life policies

🕔08:14, 2.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 2  With life insurers seeking permission to launch index-linked policies, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has set up a working group to look at the issue and give its recommendations in two months. The

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India ready to sign initial limited trade package with US: Goyal

India ready to sign initial limited trade package with US: Goyal

🕔08:12, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that India is ready to sign an initial limited trade package with the United States. Addressing the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) through a virtual conference Goyal

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Lufthansa to operate 160 flights between India, Germany in Sept

Lufthansa to operate 160 flights between India, Germany in Sept

🕔08:11, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  German airline major Lufthansa on Tuesday said that it will operate 160 flights between India and Germany in September. This is a four-fold increase in flights to and from Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. “In September alone,

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