Re 1 cess on petrol, diesel to fund Andhra road infrastructure

Re 1 cess on petrol, diesel to fund Andhra road infrastructure

🕔19:16, 18.Sep 2020

Amaravati, Sep 18  The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday introduced a Road Development Cess of Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel to raise funds for developing the state road infrastructure, which is currently in a bad shape after

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Indian, Chinese troops in rifle range at 4 places at Pangong Lake

Indian, Chinese troops in rifle range at 4 places at Pangong Lake

🕔19:15, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  Despite the Indian and Chinese foreign ministers agreeing to reduce tensions along the disputed border, both the countries troops are in rifle range at four locations at Pangong Lake in Eastern Ladakh, a senior official in

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Power Minister R K Singh inaugurates developmental projects of NTPC in Bihar

Power Minister R K Singh inaugurates developmental projects of NTPC in Bihar

🕔19:11, 18.Sep 2020

Shri R.K. Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, today, inaugurated various developmental projects and facilities in Bihar. As a responsible

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Google Play store removes Paytm app citing gambling policy

Google Play store removes Paytm app citing gambling policy

🕔15:19, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  Google has removed digital payments major Paytm’s app from its Play Store for allegedly violating its gambling policies. “Paytm Android app is temporarily unavailable on Google’s Play Store for new downloads or updates. It will be

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RS okays salary cut for MPs amid demand for MPLAD funds’ restoration

RS okays salary cut for MPs amid demand for MPLAD funds’ restoration

🕔15:17, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18 The Opposition and the Treasury benches unanimously supported the salary cut for MPs, even as the opposition MPs demanded restoration of the MPLAD funds. The House extended its proceedings for 17 minutes for passing the Bill on

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Govt lists 3 Finance Bills for passage in LS on Friday

Govt lists 3 Finance Bills for passage in LS on Friday

🕔15:15, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  The central government has listed three Finance Bills for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha on Friday, the fifth day of the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament. Almost an hour after the Lower House will

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Rajya Sabha passes Homoeopathy Bills

Rajya Sabha passes Homoeopathy Bills

🕔15:14, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed two Bills — the Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020 and Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Replying during the discussion on the Bills, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said,

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India has four fully built satellites ready for launch

India has four fully built satellites ready for launch

🕔15:13, 18.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 18  India has four fully built satellites ready for launch and shipment to the rocket port out of the 12 that were built during 2019-2020, said a senior official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). India realised 12

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Cyber attack on NIC computers, email traced to Bengaluru

Cyber attack on NIC computers, email traced to Bengaluru

🕔15:12, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  In a massive security breach, a malware has attacked approximately 100 computers of the National Informatics Centre (NIC), the government’s nodal agency which is responsible for securing critical cyber-infrastructure in the country and comes under the

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SEBI tells MFs to put in place policy for trade execution, allocation

SEBI tells MFs to put in place policy for trade execution, allocation

🕔15:11, 18.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 18  The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has made it mandatory for mutual fund houses to put in place a policy specifying the specific roles and responsibilities of various teams engaged in activities dealing with order

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Fin Min directs customs for strict scrutiny of imports to prevent FTA misuse

Fin Min directs customs for strict scrutiny of imports to prevent FTA misuse

🕔15:07, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sept. Sep 18  Government has directed customs formations across the country for strict scrutiny of all imports from free trade agreement (FTA) countries to prevent entry of goods at concessional duty misusing the country of origin rules. The

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Air India Express’ ops to Dubai temporarily suspended

Air India Express’ ops to Dubai temporarily suspended

🕔15:05, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  The Air India Express operations to Dubai has been temporarily suspended for 15 days starting Friday. According to the airline, Air India Express has received “Notice of Suspension” from Dubai Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday. “The

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PM inaugurates Kosi Rail mega bridge

PM inaugurates Kosi Rail mega bridge

🕔15:03, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  Ahead of the Bihar polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kosi Rail mega bridge in Bihar, through video conferencing on Friday. “These projects, which is worth almost Rs 3,000 crore, will not just strengthen Bihar’s

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India Inc to raise more than Rs 50k crore from IPOs

India Inc to raise more than Rs 50k crore from IPOs

🕔14:07, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  At least 80 companies are in the process to tap the primary market to raise approximately Rs 51,515 crore equity capital in FY 2020-21 with benchmark indices up by 50 per cent since March and IPO

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Online retail sales to hit $2.5 trillion in Asia by 2024

Online retail sales to hit $2.5 trillion in Asia by 2024

🕔12:04, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  Riding on the surge in grocery demand in the Covid-19 times, online retail sales in Asia will grow from $1.5 trillion in 2019 to $2.5 trillion in 2024, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of

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Boeing appoints new chief strategy officer

Boeing appoints new chief strategy officer

🕔12:03, 18.Sep 2020

Washington, Sep 18  American airplane giant Boeing has named B. Marc Allen as its new chief strategy officer and senior vice president for strategy and corporate development. On Thursday, the company also announced Christopher Raymond as the company’s chief sustainability

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Despite crude on rebound, sharp cuts in fuel prices in India

Despite crude on rebound, sharp cuts in fuel prices in India

🕔12:00, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  Petrol and diesel prices in the country have fallen sharply again even though global oil prices rebounded and rose over $43 a barrel, marking its fifth consecutive day of rise. On Friday, the pump prices of

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Make in India: Centre enhances approval free limits for FDI in defence

Make in India: Centre enhances approval free limits for FDI in defence

🕔11:32, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  The Centre has enhanced the FDI limit for defence sector by allowing up to 74 per cent capital via automatic route. Government approval will be required for in-take of foreign capital beyond 74 per cent with

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President accepts Harsimrat Kaur’s resignation

President accepts Harsimrat Kaur’s resignation

🕔11:31, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18 President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation as Minister of Food Processing Industries and Narendra Singh Tomar has been assigned the additional charge of her ministry, according to a press release. “The President of

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Over 96K Covid cases in 24 hours

Over 96K Covid cases in 24 hours

🕔11:04, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  With a massive spike of 96,424 new cases and 1,172 deaths in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 tally on Friday crossed the 52-lakh mark. Out of the total 52,14,677 cases, 10,17,754 are active while 41,12,551

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