Election to Rajya Sabha Deputy Chair’s post on Sep 14

Election to Rajya Sabha Deputy Chair’s post on Sep 14

🕔18:05, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  The election to the post of Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha will be held on September 14, the day Parliament’s Monsoon Session convenes. The post fell vacant after Janata Dal-United MP Harivansh Narayan Singh’s term

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‘Well-thought-out’ plan must to deal with loan defaults: Rajan

‘Well-thought-out’ plan must to deal with loan defaults: Rajan

🕔18:04, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that as the payment moratorium allowed by the central bank, along with other repayment relaxations, comes to an end and several entities are expected to default, the government should

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Govt drops plan to provide choice of electricity suppliers to consumers

Govt drops plan to provide choice of electricity suppliers to consumers

🕔18:03, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Consumers waiting for the big bang distribution sector reforms that would have allowed them to choose electricity suppliers offering the lowest tariff, are in for a big disappointment. The government has dropped the plan to break

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Airports, airlines being audited on safety, financial health: DGCA chief

Airports, airlines being audited on safety, financial health: DGCA chief

🕔18:02, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  As India’s air transport gradually picks up, the country’s aviation regulator has upped the ante on not just physical but even financial safety aspects of the sector’s stakeholders. The DGCA has maintained a delicate balance between

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Khattar launches online college admission platform

Khattar launches online college admission platform

🕔18:01, 7.Sep 2020

Chandigarh, Sep 7  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday virtually launched an online platform for admission to undergraduate courses in government-aided and self-financed colleges. With this platform, now the students will be able to complete their entire admission

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India enters elite hypersonic missile club

India enters elite hypersonic missile club

🕔16:51, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7 India has successfully flight tested hypersonic technology that will pave the way towards development of missiles travelling at six times the speed of sound. With this successful demonstration, the country enters an elite club to become

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Vodafone Idea to offer services under new brand name ‘Vi’

Vodafone Idea to offer services under new brand name ‘Vi’

🕔13:55, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Telecom operator Vodafone Idea will offer its services under a new brand name Vi, as merger and integration of Vodafone and Idea has been successfully completed. In a statement, the company said that the coming together

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Nripendra Mishra to visit Ayodhya today

Nripendra Mishra to visit Ayodhya today

🕔13:53, 7.Sep 2020

Ayodhya, Sep 7  Nripendra Mishra, the Chairman of the Committee for the construction of the Ram temple, will arrive in Ayodhya on Monday evening to participate in several meetings related to the temple construction. During his two-day visit, Mishra will

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NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY WILL TAKE INDIA FORWARD AS PER NEEDS AND ASPIRATIONS OF 21ST CENTURY: PRESIDENT KOVIND

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY WILL TAKE INDIA FORWARD AS PER NEEDS AND ASPIRATIONS OF 21ST CENTURY: PRESIDENT KOVIND

🕔13:52, 7.Sep 2020

The day-long virtual Conference on the National Education Policy (NEP) got off today (September 7, 2020) with unanimity expressed by President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Governors, Lieutenant Governors, administrators and education

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Govt should’ve least interference in education policy: PM

Govt should’ve least interference in education policy: PM

🕔13:50, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Praising the new National Education Policy 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the government should have the least interference in it. Addressing a Governors’ conference, Modi said: “To fulfil the aspirations of the

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Attorney General Venugopal in self-quarantine, SC told

Attorney General Venugopal in self-quarantine, SC told

🕔13:49, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Attorney General KK Venugopal has gone into self-quarantine after one of his colleagues tested positive for coronavirus, the Supreme Court was told on Monday. The information was shared with a bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao

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Religious places reopen in Rajasthan, with health protocols

Religious places reopen in Rajasthan, with health protocols

🕔13:46, 7.Sep 2020

Jaipur, Sep 7 After a gap of over five months, religious places were allowed to reopen in both urban and rural areas of Rajasthan from Monday onwards, subject to strict following of COVID-19 guidelines and protocols issued by the state government.

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Jindal Global Law School signs MoU with 10 top institutions in 8 countries

Jindal Global Law School signs MoU with 10 top institutions in 8 countries

🕔13:45, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has entered into 10 new Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with leading institutions from different parts of the world. These international partnerships have been established as

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Govt to launch nutrition drive for severely acute malnourished children

Govt to launch nutrition drive for severely acute malnourished children

🕔13:38, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7 The Centre will launch a drive to identify severely acute malnourished (SAM) children and ensure their adequate nutrition and care during ongoing ‘POSHAN Maah 2020’, Union minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani tweeted on Monday.

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India surpasses Brazil to become 2nd worst-hit nation by Covid-19

India surpasses Brazil to become 2nd worst-hit nation by Covid-19

🕔13:34, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  With a highest single-day spike of 90,802 cases, India’s Covid-19 tally on Monday crossed the 42 lakh mark and the country surpassed Brazil to become the second worst-hit nation after the US. Out of the total

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Diesel price extends its gap with petrol, falls again

Diesel price extends its gap with petrol, falls again

🕔13:32, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  Diesel price has extended its gap with petrol across the country with oil marketing companies cutting its retail price again while keeping petrol price steady. The oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Monday reduced the pump price

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RIL to now focus on monetization with ‘commerce layer’

RIL to now focus on monetization with ‘commerce layer’

🕔13:31, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  In the next four years, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)’s focus would be to add a third “layer of commerce” and monetize the existing investments across different formats. According to a research report by BofA Securities, in

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Samsung bags its biggest $6.6bn network supply deal from Verizon

Samsung bags its biggest $6.6bn network supply deal from Verizon

🕔13:30, 7.Sep 2020

Seoul, Sep 7  Samsung Electronics on Monday said it will supply network equipment to US telecommunications giant Verizon for $6.6 billion which is the largest network equipment supply deal in the history of South Korean giant. Samsung said it will

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Action packed agenda to mark the First World Solar Technology Summit

Action packed agenda to mark the First World Solar Technology Summit

🕔13:00, 7.Sep 2020

Curtains go up on the first World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) being organized by the International Solar Alliance (ISA), tomorrow afternoon (8th September, 1630 hours IST). More than 26000 participants from 149 countries have registered to join the virtual Summit

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CBIC to roll out pan-India faceless assessment for imports by Oct 31

CBIC to roll out pan-India faceless assessment for imports by Oct 31

🕔07:49, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) will roll out faceless assessment for all imports across India by October 31. The roll out will be done in a phased manner, said a CBIC circular.

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