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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Adobe posts record $3.23 billion sales in Q3 in tough times

Adobe posts record $3.23 billion sales in Q3 in tough times

🕔09:05, 17.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 17  Riding on its growing Creative and Document Cloud business, Adobe has achieved record quarterly revenue of $3.23 billion in its third quarter of fiscal year 2020, which represents 14 percent year-over-year growth. The cloud software giant

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Free vaccine for Americans, but won’t be widely available till ’21 summer

Free vaccine for Americans, but won’t be widely available till ’21 summer

🕔08:59, 17.Sep 2020

New York, Sep 17 A 57 page “playbook” just in from the US government outlines a comprehensive plan to make the COVID-19 vaccine available free to all Americans once it is proven safe and effective. The shot wouldn’t be broadly available

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No plan to allow pvt sector in nuclear power, govt tells LS

No plan to allow pvt sector in nuclear power, govt tells LS

🕔08:58, 17.Sep 2020

Chennai, Sep 17  The central government on Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that it has no plan to allow non-governmental/private sector into nuclear power generation. The Centre also said that it had given administrative approval and financial sanction for building

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive for Covid-19

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive for Covid-19

🕔08:57, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  Union Minister of of Road Transport and Highways, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and has self-isolated himself. Gadkari took to Twitter and said, “Yesterday,

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SC says foreign award in favour of Vedanta, not in conflict with public policy

SC says foreign award in favour of Vedanta, not in conflict with public policy

🕔08:56, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  In a major setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said the requirement of procedural fairness constitutes a fundamental basis for the integrity of the arbitral process, as it upheld a foreign arbitration award

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LS passes Banking Regulation Bill to address disruptions in financial system

LS passes Banking Regulation Bill to address disruptions in financial system

🕔08:54, 17.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 17  The Lok Sabha has passed a Bill to address the potential disruptions in the financial system and to ensure that cooperative banks are conducted in a manner that protects the interests of the depositors by increasing

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REC CSR projects worth Rs. 2.34 Crore inaugurated in Arrah (Bhojpur District), Bihar

REC CSR projects worth Rs. 2.34 Crore inaugurated in Arrah (Bhojpur District), Bihar

🕔05:27, 17.Sep 2020

R K Singh the Minister of State (IC) for Power & New and Renewable Energy inaugurated CSR projects undertaken by REC Ltd. (Formerly Rural Electrification Corporation) worth Rupees 2.34 Crore, in Arrah (Bhojpur Dirtict), Bihar, through video conferencing on 16th September

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Dedication of various projects of NHPC and PFC under CSR activities

Dedication of various projects of NHPC and PFC under CSR activities

🕔18:20, 16.Sep 2020

R.K. Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) (Power and New & Renewable Energy) & Minister of State (Skill Development and Entrepreneurship) dedicated various projects implemented under CSR activities of NHPC and PFC in Shahpur and Bihiya block of Bhojpur

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BHEL signs MoU with SwissRapide AG to bring Maglev Trains to India

BHEL signs MoU with SwissRapide AG to bring Maglev Trains to India

🕔15:25, 16.Sep 2020

New Delhi, September 16: Aimed at expanding its footprint in the Urban Transportation Sector as part of its diversification initiatives, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SwissRapide AG for Maglev Train projects

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Canada welcomes US decision to drop aluminum tariff

Canada welcomes US decision to drop aluminum tariff

🕔13:14, 16.Sep 2020

Ottawa, Sep 16  Canada welcomed the US decision to drop tariff on Canadian aluminum imports. At a press conference in Ottawa Tuesday afternoon, Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland welcomed the decision. “This is really a day

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US Fed unlikely to offer new guidance on rates this week

US Fed unlikely to offer new guidance on rates this week

🕔13:11, 16.Sep 2020

Washington, Sep 16  While US Federal Reserve has adopted a new policy strategy on inflation, the central bank is unlikely to provide new forward guidance on short-term interest rates at its meeting this week, economists have said. During the Kansas

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US stocks rise with Fed meeting in focus

US stocks rise with Fed meeting in focus

🕔13:09, 16.Sep 2020

New York, Sep 16  US stocks finished higher as Wall Street paid close attention to a key meeting by the Federal Reserve. On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.27 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 27,995.60. The S&P

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Power Ministry in a historic pro-consumer move  drafts Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020

Power Ministry in a historic pro-consumer move drafts Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020

🕔12:02, 16.Sep 2020

Union Power Ministry has drafted Rules providing for Rights of Electricity Consumers for the First Time. Electricity Consumers are the most important stakeholders in the power sector. The sector exists because of them. Having provided access to electricity to all

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RS passes Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill

RS passes Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill

🕔12:00, 16.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 16  The Rajya Sabha passed the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020. The Bill seeks to merge three Ayurveda institutes into one institution — Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda. The Bill declares

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