NSA Doval storms out of SCO meeting over Pak’s fictitious map

NSA Doval storms out of SCO meeting over Pak’s fictitious map

🕔19:53, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15 National Security Advisor of the government, Ajit Doval on Tuesday walked out in protest from Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) virtual meeting where Islamabad projected a fictitious map showing Indian territories as part of Pakistan. Hitting out at

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China in illegal occupation of 38,000 sq km of Indian land: Rajnath

China in illegal occupation of 38,000 sq km of Indian land: Rajnath

🕔19:52, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  China is in illegal occupation of 38,000 square km of Indian land and it considers another 90,000 square km as its own, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Parliament on Tuesday, adding that the Line

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Rs 50L insurance cover to Covid warriors: Govt

Rs 50L insurance cover to Covid warriors: Govt

🕔19:51, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15 The Central government has made a provision under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package for the frontline health workers fighting the Covid-19 battle. The scheme provides an insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh to the healthcare providers

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CCEA approves 121 km Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor project

CCEA approves 121 km Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor project

🕔19:43, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Tuesday approved the 121.7 km Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar-Kharkhauda, to be completed at an estimated cost of Rs 5,607 crore. The approval

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Tata Motors-DVR shares surge 45% in a month

Tata Motors-DVR shares surge 45% in a month

🕔18:05, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  Shares of Tata Motors – Differential Voting Rights (DVR) have surged over 45 per cent in just a month’s time and hit the 5 per cent upper circuit on Tuesday. The surge in share prices comes

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Delhi Metro develops indigenous signalling technology

Delhi Metro develops indigenous signalling technology

🕔17:57, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  On ‘Engineers Day’, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) took a major step towards development of an indigenously-built Communication Based Train Control signalling technology for the Metro with the launch of the i-ATS, which is an

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Snapdeal tests last-mile online delivery with Ottonomy IO robots

Snapdeal tests last-mile online delivery with Ottonomy IO robots

🕔17:56, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  In a bid to address the safety concerns of consumers amid the pandemic, e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has tested last-mile delivery of packets using robots developed by autonomous mobility startup Ottonomy IO. The robots use specialised Artificial

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Facebook India grants Rs 32cr to help 3,000 small businesses

Facebook India grants Rs 32cr to help 3,000 small businesses

🕔17:54, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  Facebook India on Tuesday announced a grant of $4.3 million (Rs 32 crore) for more than 3,000 small businesses in Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The grant, that includes both cash and ad credits with

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Parliamentary panel for abolishing tax on LTCG from investments in startups

Parliamentary panel for abolishing tax on LTCG from investments in startups

🕔17:53, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  The Standing Committee on Finance (2019-20) has recommended to the Centre to abolish tax on Long Term Capital Gains for all investments in startups which are made through collective investment vehicles (CIVs) such as angel funds,

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No shortage of medical oxygen for Covid patients: Health Ministry

No shortage of medical oxygen for Covid patients: Health Ministry

🕔17:52, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  The Health Ministry on Tuesday clarified that there is no dearth of medical oxygen in the country, in wake of reports about its scarcity, and in fact, there is a surplus of thousands of metric tonnes.

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Rosatom ships steam generator, other equipment for Kudankulam

Rosatom ships steam generator, other equipment for Kudankulam

🕔17:50, 15.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 15  Russia’s integrated nuclear power player Rosatom on Tuesday said a ship has set sail with several oversized components like steam generator, trestle crane, main coolant pipeline and other equipment for the third and fourth 1,000 MW nuclear

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Bill on MPs’ salaries among 3 listed for LS introduction

Bill on MPs’ salaries among 3 listed for LS introduction

🕔14:26, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is among the three the Centre will move on Tuesday afternoon in the Lok Sabha for consideration and passage on the second day of

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Amid elevated inflation, MPC may defer rate cut next month

Amid elevated inflation, MPC may defer rate cut next month

🕔14:24, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  The elevated inflation is unlikely to push the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to effect any immediate rate cut in its policy next month but a cut thereafter may be possible owing to the possibility of a

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Humsafar to help start-ups become ‘Fuel Enterprises’ in diesel door delivery sector

Humsafar to help start-ups become ‘Fuel Enterprises’ in diesel door delivery sector

🕔14:23, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  Humsafar, an app-based doorstep diesel delivery service provider has introduced it’s support services for aspiring fuel entrepreneurs. This unique opportunity paves the way for start-ups to be a part of one of the biggest disruptions in

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4 crore scholarships given to minority EWS, 54% to girls

4 crore scholarships given to minority EWS, 54% to girls

🕔14:21, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  The Union Ministry of Minority affairs has told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that since 2014-15 till date, over four crore scholarships have been distributed to the students belonging to the economically weaker sections

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Post-Diwali, India to return to pre-Covid aviation figures: Puri

Post-Diwali, India to return to pre-Covid aviation figures: Puri

🕔14:19, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  In a significant statement Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that by the time its Diwali and towards the end of the year, India would have pre-Covid aviation figures

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Flipkart to create 70,000 direct jobs this festive season

Flipkart to create 70,000 direct jobs this festive season

🕔13:50, 15.Sep 2020

Bengaluru, Sep 15  Flipkart on Tuesday said it will help generate over 70,000 direct and lakhs of indirect seasonal jobs this festive season. The direct jobs will be across supply chain — delivery executives, pickers, packers and sorters — while

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India’s GDP expected to contract 9% in FY21: ADB

India’s GDP expected to contract 9% in FY21: ADB

🕔13:48, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday projected a 9 per cent contraction of the Indian economy in the financial year 2020-21, revising its outlook within three months as the Covid situation continues. In June, ADB had

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Leading Israel, UAE banks sign cooperation agreement

Leading Israel, UAE banks sign cooperation agreement

🕔13:46, 15.Sep 2020

Tel Aviv, Sep 15  Bank Hapoalim, one of Israel’s largest, announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Emirates NBD, a top bank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “The memorandum of understanding signed by the two banks is

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Project Signal on as UBS drives merger talks with Credit Suisse

Project Signal on as UBS drives merger talks with Credit Suisse

🕔13:42, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  Swiss banking giant UBS is leading talks for a merger with fellow bank Credit Suisse which would create the leading banking giant in continental Europe. Swiss news agency Inside Paradeplatz reported that the merger project has

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