India now ranks 4th in renewable energy: Modi

India now ranks 4th in renewable energy: Modi

🕔08:30, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  Pointing out that India ranks fourth globally in terms of renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the country has increased its installed capacity in this sector by 2.5 times and the installed solar

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Companies can now hold their FY20 AGM by Dec 31

Companies can now hold their FY20 AGM by Dec 31

🕔08:29, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  In a major relief for corporates, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has extended the deadline to hold Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the financial year 2019-20 till December 31 in the wake of the pandemic.

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Nutanix joins Microsoft Azure for seamless Hybrid Cloud experience

Nutanix joins Microsoft Azure for seamless Hybrid Cloud experience

🕔08:28, 9.Sep 2020

Bengaluru, Sep 9  Enterprise Cloud computing firm Nutanix on Tuesday announced a partnership with Microsoft to deliver a Hybrid Cloud solution with seamless application, data and license mobility. As part of the collaboration, both companies will focus on extending Nutanix

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Bharat Dynamics OFS oversubscribed, govt plans ‘green shoe’ option

Bharat Dynamics OFS oversubscribed, govt plans ‘green shoe’ option

🕔08:27, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  The offer for sale of Bharat Dynamics Ltd has been oversubscribed 1.4 times by non-retail investors on the first day and the Union Government has decided to exercise the “green shoe” option. “Offer for Sale of

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India’s 2020 auto sales expected to decline by 30%: Moody’s

India’s 2020 auto sales expected to decline by 30%: Moody’s

🕔08:21, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  India’s auto sector is expected to face challenges this year, with the country’s economy predicted to contract in 2020 amid the pandemic, Moody’s Investors Service said on Tuesday. According to it, auto unit sales will decline

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Kerala organisation demands immediate opening of tourism sector

Kerala organisation demands immediate opening of tourism sector

🕔08:20, 9.Sep 2020

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9  Kerala’s premier tourism body — the Confederation of Kerala Tourism Industry (CKTI) — on Tuesday demanded that the state government take immediate steps to reopen the tourism sector that has been closed for the past six months

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Increase determined contributions to combat climate change: Hasina

Increase determined contributions to combat climate change: Hasina

🕔08:18, 9.Sep 2020

Dhaka, Sep 9  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all the countries to increase their “determined contributions” to combat the climate change menace and execute the 2015 Paris Agreement. “As the climate change is a global affair, I would

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No need of prescription for COVID testing: Delhi HC

No need of prescription for COVID testing: Delhi HC

🕔08:17, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday clarified that a doctor’s prescription is not mandatory any longer in the national Capital for those voluntarily going for RT/PCR tests to detect Covid-19 infection. The observation-cum-direction came in

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Google Android 11 comes with new privacy controls, powerful tools

Google Android 11 comes with new privacy controls, powerful tools

🕔08:03, 9.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 9  With a focus on managing your conversations and privacy, Google on Tuesday rolled out the much-anticipated Android 11 that comes with features like location privacy for employees, built-in screen recording and more. Android 11 will begin

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Apple confirms Sep 15 as launch date for 2020 big event

Apple confirms Sep 15 as launch date for 2020 big event

🕔08:02, 9.Sep 2020

Cupertino (California), Sep 9  Putting all rumours and leaks by so-called industry insiders to rest, Apple on Tuesday announced its next big launch event on September 15. The company sent invites to select media, announcing the fall event where it

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World’s first floating Apple store to open Thursday in Singapore

World’s first floating Apple store to open Thursday in Singapore

🕔08:00, 9.Sep 2020

Singapore, Sep 9  The Cupertino-based iPhone maker on Tuesday announced to open Apple Marina Bay Sands, its first floating retail store with a glass dome that appears as a floating sphere and sits directly on the water. To be thrown

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Blue, Pink lines of Delhi Metro resume services after 171 days

Blue, Pink lines of Delhi Metro resume services after 171 days

🕔08:00, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  After Monday’s success, the Delhi Metro on Wednesday also started operations on its two more additional lines — Blue and Pink, providing relief to hundreds of commuters. The resumption of service comes two days after the

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HCL sets up Global Development Centre in Colombo

HCL sets up Global Development Centre in Colombo

🕔07:58, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  IT major HCL Technologies on Tuesday announced the official opening of its Global Development Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The new centre was inaugurated by Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gopal Baglay, the Indian

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Govt makes Rs 68,820-cr DBT transfers under PMGKP

Govt makes Rs 68,820-cr DBT transfers under PMGKP

🕔07:49, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  The Centre has given cash support to more than 42 crore beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), totalling Rs 68,820 crore, under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) till September 7, the Finance Ministry said

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Tomar launches National Bamboo Mission logo, 22 clusters

Tomar launches National Bamboo Mission logo, 22 clusters

🕔07:47, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday released a logo for the National Bamboo Mission (NBM) while inaugurating 22 bamboo clusters in nine states. These clusters are in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra,

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Chinese troops with spears, guns again near Indian position at LAC; fresh skirmish likely

Chinese troops with spears, guns again near Indian position at LAC; fresh skirmish likely

🕔07:46, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  Around 40 to 50 PLA soldiers, armed with spears and other sharp-edged weapons as well as guns, have come just a few metres from the Indian Army position on the heights north of Rezang La in

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9 biopharma leaders sign safety pledge for Covid-19 vaccine

9 biopharma leaders sign safety pledge for Covid-19 vaccine

🕔07:45, 9.Sep 2020

New York, Sep 9  With the upcoming US presidential elections heating up the vaccine race, nine biopharma leaders on Tuesday signed a historic pledge to continue to make the safety and well-being of vaccinated individuals the top priority in the

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Maha corona deaths down, but new cases remain high

Maha corona deaths down, but new cases remain high

🕔07:44, 9.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 9  A day after recording a peak of 423 deaths, Maharashtra Covid-19 fatalities fell to 380 on Tuesday but new cases were again significantly high, health officials said here. With 20,131 new cases — dropping significantly from a

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SOPs for partial reopening of schools for Classes 9-12 issued

SOPs for partial reopening of schools for Classes 9-12 issued

🕔07:42, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) for partial resumption of teaching activities in schools for students of Classes 9 to 12, on a voluntary basis, from September 21.

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Covaxin may be launched in early 2021, says AIIMS doctor

Covaxin may be launched in early 2021, says AIIMS doctor

🕔07:41, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  Covid-19 is raging like a wild fire across the country, making India the second worst hit country after the US. But there is a bright spot amid this mayhem — India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin

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