In big push to clean Ganga, Modi to inaugurate 6 projects

In big push to clean Ganga, Modi to inaugurate 6 projects

🕔08:09, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  In a move to further clean the Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate six mega projects in Uttarakhand under the Namami Gange Mission on Tuesday via a video conference. These projects include construction of a

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Pharma Secy Vaghela appointed new TRAI Chairman

Pharma Secy Vaghela appointed new TRAI Chairman

🕔08:01, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  The Centre on Monday appointed P.D. Vaghela, currently the Secretary of the Department of Pharmaceuticals, as the new Chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Vaghela, a 1986-batch IAS officer of the Gujarat cadre,

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India approves procurement of 72,000 assault rifles

India approves procurement of 72,000 assault rifles

🕔07:53, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  The Union Defence Ministry has approved a proposal to purchase 72,000 Sig Sauer assault rifles from the US at a cost of around Rs 780 crore. The Defence Acquisition Council led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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India can now take defence assets on lease

India can now take defence assets on lease

🕔07:49, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  India can take defence assets on lease as and when required and operate without owning thereby, substituting huge initial capital outlays, the Defence Ministry said on Monday while releasing the new defence acquisition procedure. Defence Minister

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Rs 3L cr PLI scheme for 10 sectors to boost domestic manufacturing

Rs 3L cr PLI scheme for 10 sectors to boost domestic manufacturing

🕔07:48, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  In a major push to domestic manufacturing in the country, the government proposes to pump in over Rs 3 lakh crore through an umbrella production linked incentive (PLI) scheme that will run simultaneously in 10 identified

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Health Ministry launches portal for info on vaccine, clinical trials

Health Ministry launches portal for info on vaccine, clinical trials

🕔07:46, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  : The Union Health Ministry on Monday launched a portal which will provide information related to vaccine development, ongoing clinical trials and progress made in this area locally and globally at regular intervals. While emphasising on

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Cabinet appointments committee gives nod to 16 new postings

Cabinet appointments committee gives nod to 16 new postings

🕔07:44, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29 The appointments committee of Cabinet on Monday approved 16 new appointments of Joint Secretaries or those equivalent to it, in different Union ministries and key government bodies. Shyam Bhagat Negi, a 1990 batch IPS officer, has been

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Indian consumers most positive about economic rebound: IBM study

Indian consumers most positive about economic rebound: IBM study

🕔07:43, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  About 39 per cent of Indian consumers believe that the economy will slowly recover over the next few months followed by a sharp rebound returning to pre-Covid levels by the end of 2020, in comparison with

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Trump paid $145K in taxes to India, made $2.3m from projects: Report

Trump paid $145K in taxes to India, made $2.3m from projects: Report

🕔07:42, 29.Sep 2020

New York, Sep 29  US President Donald Trump or his company paid $145,400 in taxes to India and received $2.3 million from projects there, according to The New York Times. The newspaper said the taxes were paid by him or

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Amazon Prime Day to take place October 13-14

Amazon Prime Day to take place October 13-14

🕔07:41, 29.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 29  Amazon has announced that it will hold its much-awaited annual sale event Prime Day on October 13-14, putting an end to uncertainties surrounding the event amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s event will feature “incredible savings

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Govt may consider halving cess on domestic crude

Govt may consider halving cess on domestic crude

🕔07:40, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  The government may give a ‘Make in India’ push to oil and gas explorers, as it is considering a proposal to halve cess on domestic crude oil to encourage exploration activity and allow Covid-hit oil producers

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Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more

Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more

🕔07:40, 29.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 29  Microsoft on Monday announced a partnership with the telecommunication industry globally to unlock the power of 5G and bring cloud and edge closer than ever. By harnessing the power of Microsoft Azure, on their edge, or

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South Central Railway ships 3 cr litres milk from AP to Delhi

South Central Railway ships 3 cr litres milk from AP to Delhi

🕔07:39, 29.Sep 2020

Secunderabad, Sep 29  The South Central Railway (SCR) has so far shipped 3 crore litres of milk from Andhra Pradesh’s Renigunta to New Delhi via “Doodh Duronto Special” trains amid the Covid pandemic, a railway official said. “Doodh Duronto Special,

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Only pure mustard oil from Oct 1, consumers and farmers to benefit

Only pure mustard oil from Oct 1, consumers and farmers to benefit

🕔07:30, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  Consumers will now get only pure mustard oil as the Central government has banned the mixing of any other edible oil with mustard oil. The ban imposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

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Joint Statement for India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership

Joint Statement for India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership

🕔06:48, 29.Sep 2020

Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, co-chaired a Virtual Summit between India and Denmark on 28 September 2020. 2. Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Frederiksen held

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NLCIL COMMENCES LARGE SCALE HI-TECH AGRICULTURE IN MINED OUT AREAS TO ENHANCE AND SHOWCASE FERTILITY OF RECLAIMED LANDS

NLCIL COMMENCES LARGE SCALE HI-TECH AGRICULTURE IN MINED OUT AREAS TO ENHANCE AND SHOWCASE FERTILITY OF RECLAIMED LANDS

🕔05:24, 29.Sep 2020

NLC India Limited, one of India’s leading Public Sector company engaged in Mining and Power generation, takes care of the Mother Earth through planned refilling and reclamation of mined out area in compliance of the commitment made under Mine Closure

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SBI waives processing fee on select retail loans

SBI waives processing fee on select retail loans

🕔17:17, 28.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 28 To enlarge retail loans and online business, lending major SBI on Monday announced a 100 per cent waiver in the processing fee f or “Car, Gold, and Personal loans” availed through its integrated digital banking platform –

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ADB approves $200 million loan to improve power sector in Uzbekistan

ADB approves $200 million loan to improve power sector in Uzbekistan

🕔16:52, 28.Sep 2020

By Sudipt Arora Manila [The Philippines], September 28 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday approved a 200 million dollar policy-based loan to strengthen Uzbekistan’s power sector by improving its financial sustainability and ensuring adequate investment in critical infrastructure.

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RBI MPC reschedules policy review meet

RBI MPC reschedules policy review meet

🕔16:49, 28.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 28 The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meet for the penultimate policy review for 2020 has been rescheduled. Earlier, the MPC was supposed to have met from Sep 29 to Oct 1. “The meeting of the Monetary

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RECORD NUMBER OF 2.72 LAKH NEW PNG CONNECTIONS PROVIDED BY IGL IN 2019-20

RECORD NUMBER OF 2.72 LAKH NEW PNG CONNECTIONS PROVIDED BY IGL IN 2019-20

🕔16:48, 28.Sep 2020

New Delhi, 28th September 2020: In line with the massive push by the government to expand CNG and PNG infrastructure across the country, Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), provided record number of 2.72 lakh new PNG connections in 2019-20 in its areas

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