LS passes Agriculture Bills, Harsimrat Kaur resigns from Cabinet

LS passes Agriculture Bills, Harsimrat Kaur resigns from Cabinet

🕔20:18, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed two contentious agriculture Bills, despite the opposition as well as BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal terming it an “anti-farmer” move and some staging a walkout, and widespread protests by farmers

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Civil aviation sector on a steady growth trajectory: Puri

Civil aviation sector on a steady growth trajectory: Puri

🕔20:15, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17 India’s civil aviation sector is on a steady growth trajectory, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. Speaking on the new ‘General Aviation’ terminal at IGI airport here, Puri said: “The sector is all set

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First investment advisor obtains SEBI licence in GIFT IFSC

First investment advisor obtains SEBI licence in GIFT IFSC

🕔20:14, 17.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 17  Investment Advisory operations are all set to take off in India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) at GIFT City, with capital markets regulator SEBI giving license to an impact investing firm to begin its operation in

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Finmin wants auto cos to reduce costs, royalty payments rather than seek GST cuts

Finmin wants auto cos to reduce costs, royalty payments rather than seek GST cuts

🕔20:13, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  In a setback to the automobile industry looking for a reduction in GST rates to help tide over the present crisis, the finance ministry has said current taxes on the sector were lower than pre-GST times

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Credit outlook moderately negative for gold jewellery retailers: Crisil

Credit outlook moderately negative for gold jewellery retailers: Crisil

🕔20:11, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  Slack demand, resulting in lower cash accrual, along with elevated inventory levels and curtailed bank finance, will lead to a moderately negative credit outlook for gold jewellery retailers this fiscal, Crisil Research said on Thursday. An

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Decade long payment default finally pushes ONGC out of Sudanese oilfield

Decade long payment default finally pushes ONGC out of Sudanese oilfield

🕔20:08, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  After facing years of payment default, the country’s largest oil and gas explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has finally exited from Sudanese oilfields, relieving itself of yet another toxic overseas asset. Company sources said that

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Decision to restart Classes X, XII after October 2: Goa CM

Decision to restart Classes X, XII after October 2: Goa CM

🕔20:07, 17.Sep 2020

Panaji, Sep 17  Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that the decision to restart classes for students of Class X and XII will be taken after October 2. Sawant said that at least 30 per cent students in

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Privatisation of Railways is ‘win-win’ situation: NITI Aayog CEO

Privatisation of Railways is ‘win-win’ situation: NITI Aayog CEO

🕔20:05, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17 NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday asserted that privatisation of the Railways will create a “win-win” situation for the Railways as well as the investors and also the users. Addressing a press conference here along with

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Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar Launches E Book Narendra@70

Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar Launches E Book Narendra@70

🕔19:02, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi Sep 17 On Occasion of 70th Birthday of PM Narendra Modi, Prakash Javdekar Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises , Launched E Book Narendra@70

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Petrol, diesel rates fall again as crude prices soften

Petrol, diesel rates fall again as crude prices soften

🕔15:41, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  Petrol and diesel prices in the country have fallen again in the wake of softening of global oil prices as an extended run of Covid-19 has depressed demand and created a glut in the market. On

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Centre to press for passage of two agriculture bills in LS

Centre to press for passage of two agriculture bills in LS

🕔15:39, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17 The Central government will move the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 as well as the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha

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Army at LAC has adequate amount of special clothes, tent, weapons: Rajnath

Army at LAC has adequate amount of special clothes, tent, weapons: Rajnath

🕔15:37, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  Special warm clothes, special tent for living and adequate arrangement of weapons and ammunition have been made for Indian Army soldiers to cope with the extreme weather conditions at the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister

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Energy leaders, industry’s blueprint for zero-carbon economy by 2050

Energy leaders, industry’s blueprint for zero-carbon economy by 2050

🕔10:25, 17.Sep 2020

NEW DELHI, Sep 17  From lower emission targets the world must progress directly to zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century with no permanent reliance on negative emissions to balance continued energy and industrial emissions, a new report from the Energy

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Pending GST refunds, MEIS dues hurting exporters: EEPC India

Pending GST refunds, MEIS dues hurting exporters: EEPC India

🕔10:20, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 16  Engineering export body EEPC India on Wednesday said that pending GST refunds along with MEIS dues are hurting exporters. According to EEPC India, besides fighting a battle for survival in the Covid-19 hit global market, exporters

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India should look for outward investments to meet domestic needs: Exim Bank study

India should look for outward investments to meet domestic needs: Exim Bank study

🕔10:19, 17.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 17  India should look at outward investments in agriculture and rare earth elements to meet domestic demand as well as specific interventions for encouraging innovation-led manufacturing, revisiting regulations to reduce import dependence in certain sectors, states a study

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Govt is amending Banking Regulation Act to benefit depositors: FM

Govt is amending Banking Regulation Act to benefit depositors: FM

🕔10:18, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  The government has brought amendments to the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 in order to protect the interests of the depositors, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Parliament on Wednesday. The Finance Minister said the government

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ECOSOC win would help India establish itself as lighthouse of the South

ECOSOC win would help India establish itself as lighthouse of the South

🕔10:04, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  Nishtha Satyam, the youngest Deputy Country Representative for UN Women, while commenting on India’s win against China and securing a seat at the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has said that “it’s a huge win”

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Farewell colonial structure? Tatas win bid for new Parliament building

Farewell colonial structure? Tatas win bid for new Parliament building

🕔10:00, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  Construction major Tata Projects has won the bid to erect the federal Parliament’s new building in place of the colonial-era structure here in the national capital. As per the available information, Tata Projects bid an amount

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India slams OIC, Turkey, Pakistan over Kashmir in Geneva

India slams OIC, Turkey, Pakistan over Kashmir in Geneva

🕔09:57, 17.Sep 2020

Geneva/New Delhi, Sep 17  India on Tuesday slammed Turkey and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, while shaming Pakistan for funding cross-border terrorism and ethnic cleansing of its minorities. In response to

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Covid-impacted economy may see gradual recovery: RBI Guv

Covid-impacted economy may see gradual recovery: RBI Guv

🕔09:26, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  The recovery of the Indian economy reeling from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will be gradual, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday. Addressing the FICCI National Executive Committee Meeting, the central bank chief said

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