Govt introduces eight Bills in opening Monsoon session

Govt introduces eight Bills in opening Monsoon session

🕔20:41, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14 The Central government on Monday introduced back-to-back eight Bills in the Lok Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon Session during four hour 15 minute proceedings. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment)

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Safety First: DGCA to conduct audit of IndiGo, Vistara

Safety First: DGCA to conduct audit of IndiGo, Vistara

🕔20:40, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  Keeping the rising air traffic in mind, Indi’s civil aviation regulator will conduct a safety audit of the country’s largest airline IndiGo and Tata Sons-Singapore Airlines backed Vistara from Tuesday. “Every aspect pertaining to operational safety

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Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia, 8 MLAs test positive for Covid-19

Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia, 8 MLAs test positive for Covid-19

🕔20:39, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, and eight other MLAs on Monday tested positive for Covid-19. Sisodia took to twitter and said, “After having mild fever I underwent Covid-19 test, result of which was positive.

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Government is taking multiple initiatives and actions for implementation of NEP-2020: Education Minister

Government is taking multiple initiatives and actions for implementation of NEP-2020: Education Minister

🕔19:49, 14.Sep 2020

The NEP 2020 has been finalised after detailed consultation process with all stakeholders including State/UT Governments.As per National Education Policy 2020, implementation of the Policy requires multiple initiatives and actions, which will have to be taken by multiple bodies in

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Amazon hiring 1 lakh people across US, Canada

Amazon hiring 1 lakh people across US, Canada

🕔19:47, 14.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 14  Amazon on Monday said it is hiring 100,000 new full-time and part-time employees in its warehouse and logistics network across the US and Canada amid a surge in online shopping due to Covid-19 restrictions. Amazon is

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Lockdown prevented up to 29 lakh Covid-19 cases: Vardhan

Lockdown prevented up to 29 lakh Covid-19 cases: Vardhan

🕔19:45, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday told the Lok Sabha that the nationwide lockdown had helped prevent up to 29 lakh coronavirus cases and 78,000 deaths in the country. “The nationwide lockdown, a bold decision

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Google’s lifetime net carbon footprint now zero: Sundar Pichai

Google’s lifetime net carbon footprint now zero: Sundar Pichai

🕔19:38, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday declared that the company has eliminated its entire carbon legacy — covering all its operational emissions before it became carbon neutral in 2007 — through the purchase of

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No imposition, no opposition: Naidu’s Hindi Diwas message contrasts with Shah

No imposition, no opposition: Naidu’s Hindi Diwas message contrasts with Shah

🕔19:37, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14 “No imposition, no opposition” was how Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu encouraged the use of mother tongues along with Hindi while being cautious over speaking about the ‘Hindi Diwas’. It was in contrast to Home

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PM recounts anecdotes to praise Harivansh Narayan Singh

PM recounts anecdotes to praise Harivansh Narayan Singh

🕔19:35, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  Prime Minister Narendra Modi recounted anecdotes of Harivansh Narayan Singh ordering his first shoe to his love for books while heaping praise on him for being grounded and impartial. Modi was congratulating the NDA nominee on

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NDA candidate Harivansh re-elected Deputy Chair of Rajya Sabha

NDA candidate Harivansh re-elected Deputy Chair of Rajya Sabha

🕔19:34, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  National Democratic Alliance nominee Harivansh Narayan Singh was re-elected Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha on Monday, as the Opposition did not press for voting though a motion to name Manoj Jha as the opposition candidate

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RS Chairman asks members not to leave their designated places

RS Chairman asks members not to leave their designated places

🕔18:39, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14 The Rajya Sabha assembled after 175 days on Monday and paid respects to the Covid warriors. Chairman of the House M Venkaiah Naidu said the country has managed to minimise the adverse effects of the pandemic. The

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Lok Sabha passes two AYUSH Ministry Bills

Lok Sabha passes two AYUSH Ministry Bills

🕔16:13, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2020 and the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2020 by voice vote on the first day of the Monsoon Session. Union

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India’s Aug WPI up, riding on high food, fuel prices

India’s Aug WPI up, riding on high food, fuel prices

🕔16:11, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  High food, fuel and manufactured goods’ prices accelerated India’s August wholesale inflation, official data showed on Monday. On sequential level, India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 0.16 per cent in August

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Infosys to acquire European consultancy firm GuideVision

Infosys to acquire European consultancy firm GuideVision

🕔16:10, 14.Sep 2020

Bengaluru, Sep 14 IT major Infosys has signed a definitive agreement to acquire European consultancy firm GuideVision for up to 30 million euros including earn-out and bonuses. In a regulatory filing on Monday, Infosys said that GuideVision’s end-to-end offerings, including SnowMirror

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Facebook India hires ex-Ola COO as head for global biz groupg

Facebook India hires ex-Ola COO as head for global biz groupg

🕔16:08, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14 Facing intense political heat in India, Facebook on Monday announced the appointment of former Ola Chief Operating Officer Arun Srinivas as director of its Global Business Group to lead the strategy and delivery of the India

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Saudi Arabia to lift travel restrictions from Jan 2021

Saudi Arabia to lift travel restrictions from Jan 2021

🕔15:57, 14.Sep 2020

Riyadh, Sep 14  Saudi Arabia has announced that it will lift travel restrictions from January 2021. In a statement on Sunday, the Interior Ministry attributed the delay in lifting the restrictions due to the severe Covid-19 situation in some countriesm

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GST compensation cess: 13 states decide, 12 opt for 1st option

GST compensation cess: 13 states decide, 12 opt for 1st option

🕔15:53, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  A total of 13 states have so far decided on their borrowing options to meet their GST compensation shortfall and almost all have decided to go for the first option proposed by the Centre, source said.

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Centre seeks Parliament’s nod for Rs 2.35 lakh-cr more expenditure

Centre seeks Parliament’s nod for Rs 2.35 lakh-cr more expenditure

🕔15:51, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  The Union government on Monday sought Parliament’s approval for spending an additional Rs 2.35 lakh crore to meet its commitment towards Atmanirbhar Bharat package and Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, as well as additional allocation towards

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Electricity Future of India; Plan to Leverage Electricity for Cooking in Big Way to Help Poor: Power Minister Shri R.K. Singh

Electricity Future of India; Plan to Leverage Electricity for Cooking in Big Way to Help Poor: Power Minister Shri R.K. Singh

🕔15:42, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, 14th September 2020: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, Shri R.K. Singh today said that the government is aiming to harness

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Single-day Covid-19 cases hit record high: WHO

Single-day Covid-19 cases hit record high: WHO

🕔09:40, 14.Sep 2020

Geneva, Sep 14  The number of single-day coronavirus cases globally has hit a new record high, said the World Health Organization (WHO). In a statement on Sunday, the WHO said that there were 307,930 new cases globally in the last

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