Govt mulls domestic gas floor price system to protect explorers’ margin

Govt mulls domestic gas floor price system to protect explorers’ margin

🕔19:25, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5 The government proposes to implement a new floor price mechanism for gas produced from domestic fields by companies such as the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to prevent the fuel price from crashing below an

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SC not satisfied with Centre-RBI’s response on loan moratorium

SC not satisfied with Centre-RBI’s response on loan moratorium

🕔16:17, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5 The Supreme Court on Monday expressed dissatisfaction over the response filed by central government and RBI on the loan moratorium issue as the recommendation by the Kamat Committee and action on it did not feature in

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SpiceJet to operate India-UK flights from Dec 4

SpiceJet to operate India-UK flights from Dec 4

🕔15:45, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  Budget carrier SpiceJet will launch non-stop flights connecting Delhi and Mumbai with London’s Heathrow airport starting December 4. Accordingly, SpiceJet will become the first Indian low-cost airline to operate flights to UK. These flights will operate

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India successfully tests anti-submarine weapon system

India successfully tests anti-submarine weapon system

🕔15:43, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  India successfully tested an anti-submarine weapon system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday, in a boost to its naval warfare capabilities. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO scientists for the

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Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD release names of candidates for first phase

Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD release names of candidates for first phase

🕔15:41, 5.Oct 2020

Patna, Oct 5  With just three days left for filing nominations for the first phase of the Bihar Assembly election, the JD-U and RJD released names of their candidates on Monday. RJD has released names of 15 candidates. During allotment

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Karnataka appellate authority rules 18% GST on whole wheat ‘parota’ is void

Karnataka appellate authority rules 18% GST on whole wheat ‘parota’ is void

🕔14:12, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  The Karnataka Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR) has given a ruling that the 18 per cent Good and Services Tax (GST) applicable on whole wheat parantha or parota (fried flat bread) and Malabar Parota is

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Amid demand revival, steel companies hike prices by Rs 2,000/T

Amid demand revival, steel companies hike prices by Rs 2,000/T

🕔14:11, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  In a sign of economic activity gradually picking pace in the unlock phase, steel companies have increased the price of the metal for the fourth month in a row in October on the back of demand

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Adani Ports acquires Krishnapatnam Port Company

Adani Ports acquires Krishnapatnam Port Company

🕔14:09, 5.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 5 Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) on Monday announced the completion of the acquisition of Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd, (KPCL) for an enterprise value of Rs 12,000 crore. It will result in APSEZ having a controlling

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Google defers 30% Play Store app fee in India till March 2022

Google defers 30% Play Store app fee in India till March 2022

🕔14:07, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  Facing intense criticism over its Play Store billing policy, Google on Monday said it has extended the time for developers in India who use alternative payment system, to integrate with the Play Store billing system till

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New exhibition to feature arctic culture and climate

New exhibition to feature arctic culture and climate

🕔14:05, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5 Starting October 22, the British Museum is set to open a major exhibition on the history of the Arctic and its Indigenous Peoples, through the lens of climate change and weather. Titled ‘Citi exhibition Arctic: culture

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Paytm takes on Google, unveils India’s own Android Mini App Store

Paytm takes on Google, unveils India’s own Android Mini App Store

🕔10:34, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5 In a bid to support Indian app developers after its own app was removed by Google from its Play Store recently, leading digital payments platform Paytm on Monday launched an Android Mini App Store to support

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UP CM helpline to interact directly with farmers

UP CM helpline to interact directly with farmers

🕔10:33, 5.Oct 2020

Lucknow, Oct 5  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s office will now reach out directly to lakhs of farmers and address the problems being faced by them. The officials will use the helpline number 1076 to contact farmers who have

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Recovery rate at 84% as India’s Covid cases breach 66L

Recovery rate at 84% as India’s Covid cases breach 66L

🕔10:31, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5 With a spike of 74,442 coronavirus cases and 903 deaths in 24 hours, India’s tally on Monday mounted to 66,23,816 cases. Though the cases are increasing, the recovery rate is 84.34 per cent in India which

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Aim to cover 25 cr with Covid vaccine by July: Harsh Vardhan

Aim to cover 25 cr with Covid vaccine by July: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:17, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that the Centre is working on plans to procure 400-500 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, which will be administered to up to 25 crore people by July 2021.

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Trump campaign launches ‘Operation MAGA’

Trump campaign launches ‘Operation MAGA’

🕔07:14, 5.Oct 2020

Washington, Oct 5  The re-election campaign of US President Donald Trump, who is currently in the hospital after testing positive for Covid-19, has announced the launch of “Operation MAGA”, a series of in-person and virtual events to be held throughout

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TCS to consider share buyback on Oct 7

TCS to consider share buyback on Oct 7

🕔07:08, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will be considering a buyback of shares of the company at a board meeting to be held on October 7. TCS said in a filing that the meeting of the Board of

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Vedanta Ltd’s Q1 consolidated net profit down 23.5%

Vedanta Ltd’s Q1 consolidated net profit down 23.5%

🕔07:07, 5.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 5  Anil Agarwal-led natural resources company Vedanta Ltd has reported a 23.5 per cent drop in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June of the current financial year (2020-21). Its consolidated net profit during the April-June

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Delhi’s iconic Akshardham temple to reopen on Oct 13

Delhi’s iconic Akshardham temple to reopen on Oct 13

🕔07:06, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  After months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Swaminarayan Akshardham temple – one of the most iconic and magnificent structures of the national capital – will reopen on October 13. However, due to the

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BJP likely to announce 1st Bihar list with 50+ names on Monday

BJP likely to announce 1st Bihar list with 50+ names on Monday

🕔07:04, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  The BJP’s Central Election Committee (CEC), which decides who gets to fight the polls and from which constituency, concluded its meeting late on Sunday after finalising names for almost all candidates for the first phase of

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Schools in Delhi to remain closed till Oct 31

Schools in Delhi to remain closed till Oct 31

🕔07:02, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  In view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all schools in Delhi will remain closed till October 31, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Sunday. According to the new guidelines released by the Centre, the state

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