India to China: Massive PLA deployment along LAC ‘flash points’

India to China: Massive PLA deployment along LAC ‘flash points’

🕔13:07, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi/Moscow, Sep 11  India has told China that it failed to provide a credible explanation for the deployment of massive troops of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. Sources told IANS that

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Unprecedented surge in single-day spike of Covid cases, deaths in India

Unprecedented surge in single-day spike of Covid cases, deaths in India

🕔10:24, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11 India on Friday recorded an unprecedented rise in single-day spike both in number of fresh cases and deaths in 24 hours. There were 96,551 new infections reported that took the total tally to 45,62,414, the Union Health

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New Education Policy will make India innovation hub: Naidu

New Education Policy will make India innovation hub: Naidu

🕔08:29, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday expressed confidence that the New Education Policy (NEP), 2020 would facilitate India to fully realise the demographic dividend and make the country a knowledge and an innovation hub in the

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Unique all-in-one kiosk to prevent Covid-19

Unique all-in-one kiosk to prevent Covid-19

🕔08:27, 11.Sep 2020

Hyderabad, Sep 11  Hyderabad-based Brihaspathi Technologies has developed a unique kiosk-based solution to prevent coronavirus, and it is being used at the Telangana Assembly at its ongoing session. COVIPRO is an all-in-one kiosk providing face recognition, realtime temperature recording, automatic

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Delhi govt to focus on skill development: Sisodia

Delhi govt to focus on skill development: Sisodia

🕔08:25, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that the focus will be on skill development in the second tenure of the AAP government. Sisodia while visiting ITI schools in Delhi, said, “Delhi has laid

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WHO’s SE Asia Region countries resolve to fight Covid-19 as ‘ONE’

WHO’s SE Asia Region countries resolve to fight Covid-19 as ‘ONE’

🕔08:23, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  All the member countries of WHO South-East Asia Region on Thursday resolved to collectively fight Covid-19 and strengthen the region’s response with better-equipped health systems to deliver essential health services during the pandemic. “The spread of

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Now, Indian troops at vantage point on north bank of Pangong Lake

Now, Indian troops at vantage point on north bank of Pangong Lake

🕔08:18, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Even as Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops continue to occupy positions on Finger 4 at Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh, Indian soldiers have occupied some heights overlooking PLA positions in the north bank areas, sources

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SpiceJet operates maiden repatriation flight from Philippines under VBM

SpiceJet operates maiden repatriation flight from Philippines under VBM

🕔08:16, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Budget passenger airline SpiceJet on Thursday operated its maiden repatriation flight from Philippines under the ‘Vande Bharat Mission’. The airline repatriated 160 stranded Indian nationals from Cebu to Chennai in its Boeing 737 aircraft. Earlier, the

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Trying to lower road construction cost, improve quality: Gadkari

Trying to lower road construction cost, improve quality: Gadkari

🕔08:15, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  The Centre trying to reduce road construction costs and improve construction quality, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. Addressing the two-day ‘Virtual Conference and Exhibition for Bitumen and Road Construction’

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India ready to sign limited trade deal with US: Goyal

India ready to sign limited trade deal with US: Goyal

🕔08:14, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that India is ready to sign a limited trade deal with the US at the earliest. Addressing the students of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade through video conferencing, Goyal

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RIL offers up to 40% stake in Reliance Retail to Amazon

RIL offers up to 40% stake in Reliance Retail to Amazon

🕔08:13, 11.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 11  Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has offered up to 40 per cent stake in its subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL) to Amazon.com Inc. for about $20 billion. Amazon has held discussions about investing in the retail arm

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Union Bank of India to reduce MCLR by up to 5 bps across tenors

Union Bank of India to reduce MCLR by up to 5 bps across tenors

🕔08:10, 11.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 11  The Union Bank of India will reduce the marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by up to 5 basis points across tenors. The reduced MCLR would come into effect on Friday. This is the 15th consecutive

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Hyderabad-Dubai reconnected as Emirates resumes flights

Hyderabad-Dubai reconnected as Emirates resumes flights

🕔08:10, 11.Sep 2020

Hyderabad, Sep 11  Hyderabad International Airport got re-connected with Dubai from Thursday under the ‘air transport bubble’ arrangement as part of India’s efforts to re-start international air connectivity. Restarting the connection between Hyderabad and Dubai, the first flight of Emirates

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Power generators allowed to recover FGD cost over plants’ life

Power generators allowed to recover FGD cost over plants’ life

🕔08:09, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Old thermal power plants who have to conform to new emission standards by retrofitting their plants with Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) units have got a lifeline from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) as it has

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August inflation numbers could be 7% or above: SBI Ecowrap

August inflation numbers could be 7% or above: SBI Ecowrap

🕔08:08, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  August inflation numbers are expected to be elevated at around 7 per cent or even higher, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Thursday. According to the report, if the base effect is the primary reason for

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Mining sector growth at 2.9% per year during 2005-20

Mining sector growth at 2.9% per year during 2005-20

🕔08:06, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  The mining sector has grown at an average annual rate of 2.9 per cent during 2005-20, according to a white paper by Indicus Foundation. The white paper titled ‘Re-Energizing Sustainable Mining in India’ identifies five key

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GST compensation: Govt willing to raise unconditional 0.5% borrowing limit

GST compensation: Govt willing to raise unconditional 0.5% borrowing limit

🕔08:04, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  The Centre is willing to provide further borrowing flexibility to states to help break the deadlock and allow their participation in the new GST compensation formula put on the table. Government sources said that the unconditional

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Centre issues new guidelines for exams in times of Covid-19

Centre issues new guidelines for exams in times of Covid-19

🕔08:03, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  : The Health Ministry on Thursday issued fresh standard operating procedures to conduct examinations amidst the coronavirus pandemic, which involves following precautionary measures. “Examination centres are frequented by a large number of students, as well as

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India had 64L Covid infections by May: ICMR sero survey

India had 64L Covid infections by May: ICMR sero survey

🕔08:02, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday published the results of part two of the first national population-based sero survey to check the transmission of Covid-19 in the country. The findings of the survey,

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RIL among top 40 of world’s most valuable firms, first Indian company to cross $210 billion in m-cap

RIL among top 40 of world’s most valuable firms, first Indian company to cross $210 billion in m-cap

🕔08:00, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has entered the top 40 of worlds most valuable firms and becomes the first Indian company to cross $ 210 billion in market capitalisation intra-day. At this market valuation, Reliance Industries is

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