SEBI nod to NSE for Aadhaar authentication for e-KYC

SEBI nod to NSE for Aadhaar authentication for e-KYC

🕔17:38, 8.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 8  The Securities and Exchange Board of India has allowed the National Stock Exchange (NSE) to undertake the Aadhaar authentication service of the UIDAI for e-KYC requirements. The development comes after the Department of Revenue in August notified

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Yogi govt lifts Sunday curbs

Yogi govt lifts Sunday curbs

🕔17:37, 8.Sep 2020

Lucknow, Sep 8  The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday revoked the Sunday restrictions and markets will now follow their weekly arrangements as per the earlier practice. The state government had earlier ordered weekend lockdowns in which all markets, commercial establishments

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Education for all is Modi govt’s mission: Amit Shah

Education for all is Modi govt’s mission: Amit Shah

🕔17:36, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the Central government has been working tirelessly to achieve the goal set by Prime Minister’s “Education for All” mission. Greeting the nation on the International Literacy Day

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Railways needs partners for world-class service: Piyush Goyal

Railways needs partners for world-class service: Piyush Goyal

🕔17:33, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Railways will provide safe, swift, punctual and cost-effective solutions to the customers and for this there is a need for partners. Piyush Goyal, speaking at a programme said

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China tests secret spacecraft amid crisis with India

China tests secret spacecraft amid crisis with India

🕔17:30, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi/Beijing, Sep 8  China claims to have successfully tested a secret “reusable” spacecraft amid crisis along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India in Ladakh and confrontation with multiple nations in South China Sea. The Xinhua news agency

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Financial, labour law sops in TN’s new electronics manufacturing policy

Financial, labour law sops in TN’s new electronics manufacturing policy

🕔17:28, 8.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 8  The Tamil Nadu government on Monday came up with a new electronics manufacturing policy, offering various subsidies and incentives and flexibility in labour laws to increase the electronics industry’s output to $100 billion and to contribute 25

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ITC’s thrust in crop chain clusters to benefit farmers in 21 states

ITC’s thrust in crop chain clusters to benefit farmers in 21 states

🕔17:26, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  ITC Chairman Sanjiv Puri said on Monday that the company is scaling up operations in 24 crop value chain clusters where it expects to empower almost a million farmers. Addressing a press conference, Puri said that

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Jet fuel prices expected to remain low, says ICRA

Jet fuel prices expected to remain low, says ICRA

🕔17:25, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8 Subdued crude oil prices, on account of the Covid-19 outbreak, are expected to keep the cost of air turbine fuel (ATF) low, ratings agency ICRA said on Monday. “The prolonged shutdown of manufacturing activities in several countries

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Miffed Kerala seeks clarity over Ease of Doing Business ranking

Miffed Kerala seeks clarity over Ease of Doing Business ranking

🕔17:22, 8.Sep 2020

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8  Miffed over being placed 28th in the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) ranking 2019 covering states and Union Territories, Kerala on Monday held that the process lacked clarity on some counts, and asked the Centre to disclose

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Byju’s raises Rs 3,689 crore in Silver Lake-led funding round

Byju’s raises Rs 3,689 crore in Silver Lake-led funding round

🕔17:18, 8.Sep 2020

Bengaluru, Sep 8  Leading edtech startup Byju’s has raised $500 million (approximately Rs 3,689 crore) in a new funding round led by global technology investment firm Silver Lake, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Existing investors Tiger

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Switch to clean energy could employ 5mn north Indians by 2050: Report

Switch to clean energy could employ 5mn north Indians by 2050: Report

🕔17:15, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  Finland’s Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT) and Delhi-based ‘Climate Trends’ in a new report on Tuesday established how northern India’s energy systems, comprising the world’s largest metropolitan area — Delhi-NCR — can be switched to 100

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LoUs to qualify as bank guarantees in green energy tender

LoUs to qualify as bank guarantees in green energy tender

🕔17:14, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  In a major relief to the renewable energy sector amid Covid times, the Centre has exempted project developers from making earnest money deposits (EMD) to bag contracts from government agencies. Accordingly, letters of undertaking (LoUs) secured

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Samsung forecast to top $8.4 billion in operating profit in Q3

Samsung forecast to top $8.4 billion in operating profit in Q3

🕔17:13, 8.Sep 2020

Seoul, Sep 8 South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics is expected to see its third-quarter operating profit cross 10 trillion-won ($8.42 billion) on a recovery in sales of smartphones, TVs and other home appliances, analysts said on Tuesday. If the market

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Industrial projects back on track in UP

Industrial projects back on track in UP

🕔17:12, 8.Sep 2020

Lucknow, Sep 8 With constant intervention by the Yogi Adityanath government, the various industrial projects which were earlier believed to have been dropped by the investors in Uttar Pradesh, are now back on track. According to Alok Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary,

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India Social and Culture Centre reopens in Abu Dhabi

India Social and Culture Centre reopens in Abu Dhabi

🕔17:11, 8.Sep 2020

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8  The India Social and Culture Centre (ISC) has reopened its doors for the Indian community after remaining shut for six months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a media report said. “We have received the permission of

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ASEAN holds online regional parliamentary meeting

ASEAN holds online regional parliamentary meeting

🕔17:09, 8.Sep 2020

Hanoi, Sep 8  The 41st General Assembly of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) opened on Tuesday via video conference. Addressing the opening ceremony, Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam,

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ADB extends $500 mn loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor

ADB extends $500 mn loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor

🕔17:06, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday signed an agreement with the Indian government to extend a $500 million loan for building the 82-km, high-speed Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor. This will be the

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Need environment for fintech firms to innovate: Official

Need environment for fintech firms to innovate: Official

🕔17:05, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  K Rajaraman, Additional Secretary for Investment and IER in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, has said that there is a need to create an environment for fintech companies to partner large financial institutions

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Amazon India to launch 5 sort centres before festive season

Amazon India to launch 5 sort centres before festive season

🕔17:03, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  Amazon India said on Tuesday it will launch five new sort centres and expand eight existing ones across the country ahead of the festive season, in a bid to strengthen its delivery speed and connectivity for

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Indian media also needs to go global: PM Modi

Indian media also needs to go global: PM Modi

🕔16:49, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that at a time when India’s voice and local products are going global, the country’s media industry also needs to go global. Inaugurating the Patrika Gate in Jaipur via

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